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Spectator Sports - Week of September 11, 2017

Most sporting events come from the busy U-M athletic calendar. Big-10 football brings in 100,000+ fans six Saturdays each fall, and the U-M basketball and hockey teams have loyal followings.





 
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Thursday


September 2017
 7:30 p.m. 

U-M Women's Soccer.

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Aug. 7: West Virginia. Exhibition. 1 p.m.

Aug. 11: WMU. Exhibition. 8 p.m.

Aug. 18: Washington. 8 p.m.

Aug. 20: Idaho State. 2 p.m.

Aug. 27: Toledo. 8 p.m.

Sept. 10: Wake Forest. 2 p.m.

Sept. 14: Purdue. 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 17: Indiana. 2 p.m.

Sept. 29: Iowa. 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 1: Nebraska. 2 p.m.

Oct. 21: Illinois. 7:30 p.m.

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Various times, U-M Soccer Field, 2250 S. State. $6 & $8. 764-0247. [map]


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Friday


September 2017
 7:30 p.m. 

U-M Volleyball.

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Sept. 1: Butler. 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 2: New Hampshire. 1 p.m.

Sept. 2: Wisconsin-Green Bay. 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 15: North Carolina State. 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 17: Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 11 a.m.

Sept. 17: Cincinnati. 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 29: Ohio State. 7 p.m.

Sept. 30: Maryland. 7 p.m.

Oct. 7: Minnesota. 7 p.m.

Oct. 27: Iowa. 7 p.m.

Oct. 19: Nebraska. 7 p.m.

Nov 1: Rutgers. 7 p.m.

Nov 10: Northwestern. 7 p.m.

Nov 11: Illinois. 7 p.m.

Nov 15: MSU. 7 p.m.

Nov. 18: Purdue 7 p.m.

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Various times., Cliff Keen Varsity Arena, S. State at Hoover. $6 & $8 (groups of 10 or more, $3 each). Tickets for MSU, Penn State, & Nebraska matches are all $8. 764-0247.


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Saturday


September 2017
 10 a.m. 

Radio Control Air Show: Flying PIlgrims.

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This is a show put on to demonstrate the Radio Controlled Airplane hobby to the general public.
The airplanes to be displayed and flown are what referred to as "Giant Scale". This means the model must be at least ╝ the size of the real aircraft and include both turbine jet and propeller driven models. Wingspans over 100 inches are common. Most of the models weigh between 15 and 50 lbs. Engine power ranges from 3 to 12 Hp. These are large models!
The models will fly all day during the show, and perform many aerobatic maneuvers during their flights. At noon flying is suspended for a time so spectators can inspect the airplanes up close and ask questions of the pilots. The models feature all the aspects of the full size aircraft as well, like retractable landing gear, flaps, and "smoke" systems, are common features.
Pilgrim Trail, 1/4mile North of Geddeson Ridge, Canton. $5/Carload. 248-348-1156. jrlane@!wowway.com [map]



 11 a.m. & 7:30 p.m. 

U-M Volleyball.

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Sept. 1: Butler. 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 2: New Hampshire. 1 p.m.

Sept. 2: Wisconsin-Green Bay. 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 15: North Carolina State. 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 17: Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 11 a.m.

Sept. 17: Cincinnati. 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 29: Ohio State. 7 p.m.

Sept. 30: Maryland. 7 p.m.

Oct. 7: Minnesota. 7 p.m.

Oct. 27: Iowa. 7 p.m.

Oct. 19: Nebraska. 7 p.m.

Nov 1: Rutgers. 7 p.m.

Nov 10: Northwestern. 7 p.m.

Nov 11: Illinois. 7 p.m.

Nov 15: MSU. 7 p.m.

Nov. 18: Purdue 7 p.m.

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Various times., Cliff Keen Varsity Arena, S. State at Hoover. $6 & $8 (groups of 10 or more, $3 each). Tickets for MSU, Penn State, & Nebraska matches are all $8. 764-0247.


 Noon 

U-M Football.

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Sept. 9: Cincinnati. Noon.

Sept. 16: Air Force. Noon.

Oct. 7: MSU. 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 28: Rutgers. Noon.

Nov. 4: Minnesota. Time TBA.

Nov. 25: Ohio State. Noon.

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Various times, Michigan Stadium. Ticket price TBA at (866) 296-MTIX and stubhub.com/michigan-football-tickets. 764-0247. [map]


 1 p.m. 

U-M Men's Rugby.

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Sept. 2: WMU. 7 p.m.

Sept. 16: Air Force. 1 p.m.

Oct. 6: MSU. 1 p.m.

Oct. 28: Ohio State. 1 p.m.

Nov. 4: Indiana. 1 p.m.

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Various times, Mitchell Field, Fuller Rd. Free. 417-4534.


 1 p.m.  Free! 

U-M Men's Rugby.

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The U-M city team (which includes townies as well as U-M grad students, faculty, and staff) plays Midwest Rugby Union rivals.

Sept. 9: Traverse City.

Sept. 16: Tri City.

Sept. 23 (U-M Mitchell Field, Fuller Rd.): Old Boys Weekend. The current team plays a team of U-M rugby alumni in the annual Olde Blue Alumni Match.

Oct. 21: Anchormen.

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1 p.m., Lillie Park (except as noted), 4365 Platt. michiganrugby.org. Free. 417-4534. [map]


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Sunday


September 2017
 10 a.m. 

Radio Control Air Show: Flying PIlgrims.

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This is a show put on to demonstrate the Radio Controlled Airplane hobby to the general public.
The airplanes to be displayed and flown are what referred to as "Giant Scale". This means the model must be at least ╝ the size of the real aircraft and include both turbine jet and propeller driven models. Wingspans over 100 inches are common. Most of the models weigh between 15 and 50 lbs. Engine power ranges from 3 to 12 Hp. These are large models!
The models will fly all day during the show, and perform many aerobatic maneuvers during their flights. At noon flying is suspended for a time so spectators can inspect the airplanes up close and ask questions of the pilots. The models feature all the aspects of the full size aircraft as well, like retractable landing gear, flaps, and "smoke" systems, are common features.
Pilgrim Trail, 1/4mile North of Geddeson Ridge, Canton. $5/Carload. 248-348-1156. jrlane@!wowway.com [map]



 2 p.m. 

U-M Women's Soccer.

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Aug. 7: West Virginia. Exhibition. 1 p.m.

Aug. 11: WMU. Exhibition. 8 p.m.

Aug. 18: Washington. 8 p.m.

Aug. 20: Idaho State. 2 p.m.

Aug. 27: Toledo. 8 p.m.

Sept. 10: Wake Forest. 2 p.m.

Sept. 14: Purdue. 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 17: Indiana. 2 p.m.

Sept. 29: Iowa. 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 1: Nebraska. 2 p.m.

Oct. 21: Illinois. 7:30 p.m.

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Various times, U-M Soccer Field, 2250 S. State. $6 & $8. 764-0247. [map]


 3 p.m. 

U-M Men's Soccer.

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Aug. 19: Wisconsin-Green Bay. Exhibition. 2 p.m.

Aug. 25: William & Mary. 7 p.m.

Aug. 28: Valparaiso. 7 p.m.

Sept. 1: Cleveland State. 7 p.m.

Sept. 4: Dartmouth. 1 p.m.

Sept. 8: Wisconsin. 7 p.m.

Sept. 17: MSU. 3 p.m.

Sept. 24: Northwestern. 1 p.m.

Sept. 27: Oakland. 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 6: Rutgers. 7 p.m.

Oct. 14: Nebraska-Omaha. 4 p.m.

Oct. 25: Detroit. 7:30 p.m.

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Various times, U-M Soccer Field, 2250 S. State. $6 & $8 (groups of 10 or more, $3 each). 764-0247. [map]






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