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Published January 13, 2011

The Warren Cousino competitive cheer team got into the spirit of giving this past holiday season by helping homeless pets and needy four-legged friends.

Through the Patriots’ second annual Cheer for Charity, an invitational held Dec. 18, cheerleaders from across metro Detroit got a chance support animals at the Michigan Humane Society.

The humanitarian effort raised an estimated $3,000 to benefit MHS through team entry fees, spectator admissions, T-shirt sales and a percentage of concessions.

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Published January 12, 2011

BERKLEY — The future is looking bright for the Berkley High competitive cheer team.

After winning its first league title in 10 years with the smallest team that coach Karen Hathaway has ever coached at Berkley — just 11 girls — the program started the 2010-11 campaign on a high note by adding a JV squad.

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Published January 12, 2011

FRASER — The gymnastics team at Fraser High has a whole new look this season highlighted by a team of coaches to develop the program.

Taking the helm is Fraser gymnastics alumnae Nicole Neale, a 2006 grad, Ashley Ponder (2005) and Kristy Osebold (2003).

For the three Fraser graduates, being able to coach the program they were once a part of was like coming home.

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Published January 17, 2011

Darlene Wedyke doesn’t sound too worried talking about St. Clair Shores South Lake bowling, despite the fact that the program has had to replace virtually all of its varsity members from last season.

The coach knows the boys and girls teams, chock-full of newcomers and members who bowled on the JV squads last year, will be battle-tested veterans sooner or later.

That’s because Wedyke, who coaches the teams alongside her husband, Gary, makes it a point to schedule as many tournaments and practices as possible for the program.

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Published January 17, 2011

FRASER — The two-time defending Great Lakes League champion Grosse Pointe Unified gymnastics team returns to the mat with an experienced, confident team.

With 21 gymnasts — the largest squad in the history of the program — new head coach Courtney Law has high expectations.

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Upcoming Events

St. Clair Shores
Ukulele jam session
1 p.m.
Lake Shore Presbyterian Church
Grosse Pointe Farms
Scholarship fundraiser luncheon
11:30 a.m.
The War Memorial
Metro Detroit
Free information on Medicare
10 a.m.
Various locations
Troy
Discussion about suicide prevention
9 a.m.-noon
Oakland Community Health Network
Clinton Township
Epilepsy support group meeting
7-8:30 p.m.
Macomb Intermediate School District

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