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Congratulations to Huron High School’s homecoming king and queen!

High school seniors Chad Sturgill and Maria Vella join Steven Hudock, principal of Huron High School, after being crowned homecoming king and queen Friday night in New Boston. (Photo by Lane Straub)

By Scott BolthouseHub Editor—

Congratulations to Huron High School’s 2018 homecoming king and queen!

Seniors Chad Sturgill and Maria Vella, both 17, were crowned during Huron’s homecoming game on Friday.

The newly crowned king and queen were joined by Steven Hudock, principal of Huron High School, for a photo at half time.


Homecoming game forecast: Slight chance of rain at Arrowhead Stadium tonight

(Photo source: Huron Chiefs Facebook)

By Scott BolthouseHub Editor—

Heading to the game tonight? You might want to have an umbrella or poncho on hand.

The homecoming game at Arrowhead Stadium in New Boston might be a little bit wet at times.

The Huron Chiefs take on the Milan Big Reds with kickoff at 7 p.m., and it looks like there is a slight chance of rain in the forecast.

Friday begins with sunshine and beautiful fall-like weather.

As we head into the evening, clouds move in, according to forecasters, and there is a 22 percent chance of rain at 4 p.m., a 13 percent chance of rain at 7, and a 33 percent chance of rain by 8.

Temperatures will range from the low 60s to the high 50s throughout the evening.

Proceeding the game is the Homecoming parade, which starts at 5 p.m. and starts at the Huron soccer fields on Huron Drive Drive, heading south to Merriman Road and ending at Arrowhead Stadium.

Good luck to the Huron Chiefs varsity team, and to the 2018 homecoming court!

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Check out photos from Huron’s season-opening win over Salem

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All photos courtesy of Katy Reitz

The Huron Chiefs varsity football team edged out Salem in an exciting comeback win Friday in New Boston during their season opener.

The team was trailing 21-0 at half time before rallying for the win in the second half.

The final score was Huron 28, Salem 27. Check out photos from the game in the gallery above.

Next up, the Chiefs will take on  Jefferson High School away on Sept. 1.

–Scott Bolthouse

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Former Lion Cory Schlesinger visits Huron Football training camp

Former Detroit Lion fullback Cory Schlesinger speaks to a group of young football players during his visit to a training camp attended by youth from Huron Township and Dundee at Huron High School on July 26. Photo courtesy of Julie Stevens.

By Scott Bolthouse — Hub Editor —

Former Detroit Lion fullback Cory Schlesinger visited training camp in Huron Township Wednesday and spoke to a group of young football players from both the Huron and Dundee football programs.

Schlesinger, 45, spent his entire 12-year career with the Lions, and was known for breaking hundreds of face masks during his time in the NFL.

Currently, Schlesinger is an industrial arts teacher at Allen Park High School.

All photos are courtesy of Julie Stevens.

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Check out photos from Renton Junior High’s undefeated 8th-grade football team


Photo courtesy of Katy Reitz.

Congratulations to the Renton Junior High School 8th-grade football team, who finished this year undefeated.

The team faced the following opponents this year, winning all six games. Here are the scores: Belleville; 22-15, Jefferson; 26-13, Woodhaven; 22-12, Schumate (Carlson); 33-0, Wager (Airport); 43-12 and Lincoln Park; 20-0.

The team also went undefeated during their 2015 7th-grade season, finishing both seasons with a 12-0 record. That’s pretty impressive.

Parent and photographer Katy Reitz took multiple photos during their undefeated season. Check them out in the slideshow.

–Scott Bolthouse

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