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GPUG advances to states

GPUG advances to states

By Mallika Kanneganti, Staff Reporter
March 11, 2014
Filed under Sports

Thirteen of the 18 members of the North-South combined gymnastics team went to regionals on Saturday, March 1. Eight teams participated. The girls from North are freshmen Chandler Mcclarty and Isabelle Nyguen, sophomores Michelle Ellis and Jennifer Gmeiner, junior Maria Nyguen and seniors Samantha R...

Andrew Lock achieves 150th wrestling win

Andrew Lock achieves 150th wrestling win

By Billy Moin, Staff Reporter
March 11, 2014
Filed under Sports

After eight years of sweat, bloody noses, takedowns and pins, senior Andrew Lock made it to individual states in wrestling. “It was a step in the right direction because, I’ve lost the one round every year, so actually being able to do it is a big accomplishment for me,” Lock said. On the pat...

Boys JV basketball slideshow

Boys JV basketball slideshow

By Dalaney Bradley, Photographer
February 26, 2014
Filed under Sports

A slideshow from a few of the games during the boys' JV basketball season. The GPN boys JV Basketball team lost to their cross-town rivals, Grosse Pointe South, at a home game on Friday, December 13th 2013. ...

Girls varsity hockey slideshow

Girls varsity hockey slideshow

By Andi Held, Photographer
February 26, 2014
Filed under Sports

A series of photos from the girls' hockey team in their game versus South on Jan. 11.  

Girls varsity basketball slideshow

Girls varsity basketball slideshow

By Ava Deloach and Dalaney Bradley
February 25, 2014
Filed under Sports

A collection of photos from the girls varsity basketball season. Games include versus South, and versus Stevenson, resulting in a win for the girls in the latter.

Boys swimming and diving slideshow

Boys swimming and diving slideshow

By Max Harring and Andi Held
February 13, 2014
Filed under Sports

A series of snapshots from some of the boys swimming and diving team's meets throughout the course of their 2014 season. The team's division diving will be on Feb. 20.

Gymnastics slideshow

Gymnastics slideshow

By Ava Deloach and Alanna Sparks
February 13, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Grosse Pointe United gymnastics (or GPUG) team's collection of photos from previous meets throughout the 2014 season featuring opponents such as Fraser and Birmingham. ...

Freshman girls basketball

Freshman girls basketball

By Emmanuel Pinkney, Max Harring
February 13, 2014
Filed under Sports

A series of photos from the freshman girls' basketball games, including rivals such as Sterling Heights, Marian, and Regina.

Girls cross country slideshow

Girls cross country slideshow

By Erinne Lubienski, Photographer
February 11, 2014
Filed under Sports

The girls cross country team had a strong ending to their fall season. On Nov. 2, the girls cross country team went to states at the Speedway and got 20th place.

Boys varsity basketball slideshow

Boys varsity basketball slideshow

By Andi Held, Ava Deloach, Wissam Jawad, Karina Lucchese, and Brigitte Smith
February 11, 2014
Filed under Photos, Sports

The boys varsity basketball team defended their home court. Though the game started rough, their displayed persistence, endurance and solid defense earned them the “W”. The game ended 57-49 North in the North gymnasium. In the beginning the South boys took the lead. North’s passes were there but...

Synchronized swimming places at states

Synchronized swimming places at states

By Kristen Kaled, Design Editor
February 10, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Blue Dolphin combined North/Grosse Pointe South synchronized swim team competed in the first of two state meets this season on Friday, Jan. 31. The meet was against Troy, Ann Arbor Huron and Ann Arbor Pioneer high schools. The Blue Dolphins were able to come in second place, with a final score of 56 ...

Bad news Broncos

Bad news Broncos

By Mora Downs, Staff Reporter
February 5, 2014
Filed under Sports

I am cursed. When it comes to football, every team I want to win has found a way to disappoint me. My beloved Lions have made it to the playoffs ONCE since I’ve been alive. Here’s where my curse comes in. Every year, I pick a team I want to win the Super Bowl, and every year that team has lost....