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Lincoln hockey earns fourth straight win
By Tom Perkins
Dec. 22, 2009   ·   9:47 a.m.

Railsplitter David Skeans fires in the game winning goal against Chelsea.

For two periods it looked as if Lincoln hockey was not only going to break their winless streak against Chelsea, but they were going to decimate the Bulldogs in...read more

Ypsilanti girls beat both city basketball teams
By Tom Perkins
Dec. 22, 2009    ·    9:39 a.m.

Ypsilanti High School is the city champ.

A week after routing Willow Run, the Phoenix girls basketball team gave Ypsilanti Lincoln the same treatment in a lopsided...read more

Ypsilanti women defeat Willow Run’s at home
By Tom Perkins
Dec. 12, 2009   ·   6:17 p.m.

Chasity House posted 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the Phoenix's 66-32 win over Willow Run Friday.

From the outset, there was little Willow Run could do to stop Ypsilanti Friday, as the two women’s basketball teams went head-to-head at Ypsilanti High School.

The...read more

Ypsilanti basketball looks forward to new season
By Tom Perkins
Dec. 7, 2009   ·   8:44 a.m.

Conner Heine is one of four returning starters for Ypsilanti High School basketball this season. The first game of the season is tomorrow against Wyandotte.

Don’t be too quick to revoke Ypsilanti basketball’s membership as one of the area’s elite teams.

If there is one positive that came out of their 8-12 season...read more

Lincoln hockey earns first season win
By Tom Perkins
Dec. 7, 2009    ·    8:34 a.m.

With their roster finally at a reasonable length, Lincoln hockey nabbed their elusive first win of the season with a 5-3 victory over Monroe on Saturday.

Although...read more

Lincoln hockey looking for first win
By Tom Perkins
Dec. 2, 2009   ·   10:43 a.m.

Ryan Elkins battels for a loose puck during the third period of Lincoln's 3-1 loss to Ann Arbor Huron.

With all the firepower of Lincoln’s forwards and their preseason success, the last thing head coach Mike Ferguson expected was to find his team off to an 0-3...read more

Lincoln soccer closes out season with win.

By Kevin Korpal
Jun. 1, 2010    ·    10:45 a.m.

Strong defense led the Lincoln Railsplitters to a 3-1 victory over the undersized Ypsilanti Phoenix to close out the season on Lincoln’s Senior Night last Thursday.

The first sixty-four minutes saw shutout play by both teams. Both Lincoln and Ypsilanti had many chances, but were turned away by strong defense and goalkeeping.

“This game was great defensively,” Ypsilanti coach Ed Huebner said. “Both teams played well.”

Liz Herring had the first two chances for Ypsilanti. Her first...read more


Lincoln lacrosse dominates Ypsilanti

By Kevin Korpal
May. 20, 2010    ·    6:23 p.m.

Wind and rain were the names of the game when the Lincoln High School lacrosse team defeated visiting Ypsilanti High School 13-3 Monday night.

The Railsplitters were led by senior attackers Zachery Arnold and Jagdeesh Anne, who each had four goals in the rout. It was a fitting way to close out Lincoln’s Senior Night.

Arnold scored his first goal of the game, the second for the Railsplitters, early in the first quarter. The Railsplitters did not falter after that. They were able to get the ball...read more

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Flyers softball drop season opener

Willow Run junior starting pitcher Katie Mullins in the third inning in the team's home-opener against Huron Valley Lutheran High School. Flyers lost 13-4 against the Hawks Tuesday. Photo by Jeremiah Juncker

Willow Run junior starting pitcher Katie Mullins in the third inning in the team's home-opener against Huron Valley Lutheran High School. Flyers lost 13-4 against the Hawks Tuesday.
By Jeremiah Juncker
Mar. 31, 2010    ·    5:50 p.m.

It was a mix of inexperience, first game jitters and a strong opposing pitcher which saw the Willow Run High School girl’s softball team drop its season-opener 13-4 to Westland Huron Valley Lutheran High School at home Tuesday.

The Flyers were limited to seven hits and made three fielding errors in the first year since Willow Run High School is playing with no JV teams due to budget constraints.

Westland Huron Valley Lutheran jumped on Flyers starter Katie Mullins in the first inning with three...read more


Lincoln High School sports roundup

By Jeremiah Juncker
Mar. 30, 2010    ·    10:39 a.m.

Ace Andrew Dillon leads a young Railspitters team as fourth-year coach Marty Lozano tries to turn things around after a 12-21 season in 2009. Lozano has just four returning starters and 12 juniors.

While Lincoln isn’t expected to contend for a conference championship, its non-Southeastern Conference schedule begins Today at Belleville and also includes tough games against Wayne Memorial and Plymouth.

“We’re kind of loaded up there but it’ll get us ready for our conference,”...read more

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