Meryl Davis and Charlie White of Michigan win gold at Olympics

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Michigan residents Meryl Davis and Charlie White took home gold today for Olympic ice dancing. The duo was the first in the United States to win the title. Yesterday, the skaters earned an international personal best with a score of 78.89, according to the Associated Press. During the final roundContinue reading “Meryl Davis and Charlie White of Michigan win gold at Olympics”

Iconic child star Shirley Temple Black died late Monday

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Shirley Temple Black, one of the most well-known and successful Hollywood child stars, died last night, according to her publicist. She was 85. Known for her signature singing, corkscrew curls, starring movie roles and tap-dancing, Temple Black also served as a diplomat for a majority of her life. The starContinue reading “Iconic child star Shirley Temple Black died late Monday”

Indie pick of the week: Emi McDade

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Self-described as an “acoustic singer-songwriter with soul-jazz influence,” Emi McDade has a strong and emotional voice, almost Amy Lee meets Sarah McLachlan. Music has always been a big part of the 16-year-old’s life. Emi, who grew up in a small town near Glouchester, England, came from a family of classicalContinue reading “Indie pick of the week: Emi McDade”

NORTH SHORE BENGALS BEAT CEDAR COVE COUGARS AT KITTEN BOWL I

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Things got frisky this afternoon at one of the most important moments in sports history, the Inaugural Hallmark ChannelKitten Bowl. The North Shore Bengals took home the first ever Kitten Bowl Championship, beating the Cedar Cove Cougars 24-20. The first game brought hard work with The Bengals’ Ferrell Owens andContinue reading “NORTH SHORE BENGALS BEAT CEDAR COVE COUGARS AT KITTEN BOWL I”

Indie pick of the week: Rachel and the Kings

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Sports & Entertainment The sound of Rachel and the Kings is a dynamic mix of alternative rock with a hint of country and a touch of symphonic soul. Fronted by female vocalist and classically-trained pianist Rachel James, who encompasses the emotional and vocal capacity of Carrie Underwood, Haley Williams andContinue reading “Indie pick of the week: Rachel and the Kings”