The U.S. Women’s National Team displayed some of the mad skills that won them a Gold Medal in the 2012 Olympics when they defeated China 2-0 in a friendly at Ford Field on Saturday, December 8, 2012. Here, USA’s Carli Lloyd shoots past China’s Wang Lingling (center) and Pu Wei (11). Lloyd missed this shot, … Continue Reading →
Scenes that caught the eye of Detroit News photographers
In this three-picture sequence, Denard Robinson withstands a hit from two Buckeyes, bounces off them and sprints 67 yards for a touchdown in Michigan’s 26-21 loss in Columbus. Fans of Big Blue are going to miss watching such an explosive player. I hope he finds a home in the NFL, perhaps as a kick return … Continue Reading →
Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s David Lutz grabs a shirt tail, but can’t bring down the FIJI quarterback during the Mud Bowl game on the flooded lawn in at the SAE Fraternity House in Ann Arbor on Saturday, November 10, 2012. SAE defeated FIJI 30-12.
An emotional Annette Wright of Southfield jumps for joy in reaction to the news that President Barack Obama has been re-elected as the 44th President of the United States of America. Wright and other local Democrats watched the election results at the Michigan Democratic Party Election Night Event at the MGM Grand Hotel in Detroit.
A pair of mature golden retrievers, Hailey (left) and Bailey (drivers seat) wait patiently in a Jeep Cherokee for their master, Dan Nearhood of Grosse Pointe Woods, to return from shopping at a paint store along Mack Avenue in Grosse Pointe Woods recently. Nearhood said he rescued Hailey, age 10, and Bailey, 13, from abuse … Continue Reading →
University of Michigan freshman Carli Oster of Atlanta celebrates The Wolverines’ 12-10 victory over in-state rival Michigan State. Oster and thousands of her classmates stormed the field after Michigan’s first win over the Spartans in the past five years.
Despite a light rain Tuesday night, Tigers fan Ken Jacoby of Madison Heights enjoys the final inning of the Tigers’ 2-1 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 3 of the ALCS. Last night’s scheduled game four was postponed due to rain, which didn’t actually arrive at Comerica Park until around 10:30, upsetting thousands … Continue Reading →
Paul Winslow of Farmington Hills volunteers his time to sand the massive front doors to Fort Street Presbyterian Church in Detroit, of which Winslow is a member of the congregation. Winslow and other church volunteers have been stripping, sanding, staining and applying several layers of polyurethane to get the doors ready for another Michigan winter.
Three-year-old Maria Robbins of Flat Rock selects just the right pumpkin from the pick-your-own pumpkin patch at Plymouth Orchards in Plymouth for the perfect pumpkin Thursday morning. The popular pick-your-own apples activity has been suspended for the season, since there are no apples on the trees at Plymouth Orchards this season. The early spring, followed … Continue Reading →
Clinton Township’s own Jeffrey McMahon leads the University of Michigan Marching Band for the second year in a row as Drum Major. McMahon and his band mates are seen here in two photos performing before the Wolverines’ recent 63-13 victory over UMass at Michigan Stadium.