Ann Arbor student breaks US high school record for indoor mile run
ANN ARBOR, Mich – Only 12 high school athletes have broken the four-minute barrier for the indoor mile run record. But, on Sunday, Ann Arbor high school student Hobbs Kessler finished the run with 3:57.66 at the American Track League -- a new national prep record. A student at Skyline High School, Hobbs beat the previous record of 3:57.81 set by Drew Hunter in 2016, according to the USA Track & Field. Two years ago, he competed in the Youth World Climbing Championships in Europe’s Alps mountain range. “As soon as the gun goes off in a race, all that is going on in the world is the race.
Kansas City Chiefs Mike Danna making it from Warren De Le Salle to 2021 Super Bowl
Many young men play football their whole lives and sometimes never get a shot at the Super Bowl. “He never touched a football other than me and him tossing it around in the yard,” said Danna’s father Vaughn Danna. Mike Danna was a natural despite breaking his leg and missing five games his senior year. AdMike Danna is now in the NFL playing defensive end for the Chiefs, one win away from a Super Bowl championship. “I would tell Mike before every game ‘Let’s get a quarterback today.’ I would say to Mike, ‘Get Tom Brady,’” said Vaughn Danna.
How Macomb Township native Sean Murphy-Bunting grew into a Super Bowl talent
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Sean Murphy-Bunting during NFL football practice, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021 in Tampa, Fla. (Kyle Zedaker/Tampa Bay Buccaneers via AP)Tampa Bay Buccaneer cornerback and Macomb Township native Sean Murphy-Bunting is one win away from a Super Bowl championship because he always bet on himself. Sean Murphy-Bunting met with new head coach John Bonemego, who offered him a gray shirt on the spot. When he has his mind set on something, he works hard at it,” said Kim Murphy-Bunting. Kim Murphy-Bunting will be in the stand as always, as his biggest fan.
Detroiter William Gholston honoring those who helped him get to the top
Detroiter William Gholston honoring men who helped him get to the topDETROIT – The excitement for Super Bowl LV is unlike any other with masks, social distancing and other COVID precautions in place. It’s the first time the stadium won’t be full for the big game, and it’s the first time the Super Bowl will go ticketless and cashless. Bucs defensive end William Gholston believes playing when he was a student at Southeastern High School in Detroit made him who he is. AdAs a sophomore in high school, he was deemed “too tall,” needed to fill out and realize he wasn’t a wide receiver, but bust as a defender. “He donated to the high school.
Metro Detroit frontline worker gets free trip to Super Bowl LV in Florida
DETROIT – Rob Foster worked tirelessly for months as a medical resident on the frontlines at Ascension Hospital. He’s getting rewarded for it in a big way -- Foster is headed to Super Bowl LV in Tampa as a special guest of the NFL. While he lives in Metro Detroit, Foster grew up in Tampa and rooted for the Buccaneers. “They did win the Super Bowl once in 2010,” Foster said. When his dad, a Buccaneers season-ticket holder since 1976, heard the Super Bowl was sending vaccinated health care workers to the big game, he called his ticket rep.