Rochester United Figure Skating Teams Capture Two State Championships

The Rochester United (RU) High School Figure Skating Team captured the Michigan High School State Championship in both “A” Team and “B” Team events on March 27 at the Dearborn Ice Skating Center. This marks back-to-back titles for the A Team and the first medal for the Rochester United B Team. Members of the Rochester United High School Figure Skating Team skated to two State Championships this season. The skaters are from Rochester HS, Adams HS, Stoney Creek HS and the IA. Rochester … [Read more...]

Keeping Ice Nice for Winter Sports

Ice is Pretty Cool  Hockey, figure skating, and curling are just three of the many sports that compete on ice. Each sport is played on a multi-layer sheet of ice. Until the first indoor ice rink was developed in London in 1876 these events were held outside on frozen lakes and ponds. New York opened their indoor ice rink in 1879 in Madison Square Garden.   First, add Water  Indoor ice rinks make clear ice by using deionized water from large filtration systems. The water is sprayed … [Read more...]