North Pointe Now

Advantage or obstruction?

By Amelia Nowicki and Robert Maddox

April 13, 2020

To many student athletes, sports advantages are anything but new. Whether these assets include cutting-edge equipment or a thought-out game plan, it is apparent that teams and players have various ways of giving themselves the upper hand. For example, “Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game” ...

Field of dreams

Robinson during a game while on the varsity baseball team. Robinson currently plays for Central Michigan University.

By Yena Berhane and Emma Puglia

June 9, 2016

It’s tied in the sixth inning, and alumnus Daniel Robinson looks up to the pitcher before he swings. Fans chant, but it’s no longer shouts of green and gold. “Fire up Chips,” hums from a sea of maroon. Robinson became a starting player on Central Michigan University’s (CMU) Division I baseball team ...

Junior leaps to new heights

Junior leaps to new heights

By Michal Ruprecht, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2016

A long, white and green pole gleams in the sun as junior Daniel Leone jumps over the 14’7” mark, just one inch shy of breaking the school record. Since Leone began his pole vaulting career his freshman year, he has dreamed of beating the school record. However, it wasn’t easy for Leone to achie...

More on junior Daniel Leone’s pole vaulting talent

More on junior Daniel Leone's pole vaulting talent

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor

May 25, 2016

Did you read the Sports Profile on Daniel Leone in issue 15? To learn more about pole vaulting, check out this info graphic filled with the top five things to know about the sport. // More on pole vaulting- RuprechtInfographic...

Girls varsity soccer beats South High School

Sophomore Chloe Redeye, 14, dribbles the ball around a defender

By Trevor Mieczkowski, Assistant Editor

April 20, 2016

The girls varsity soccer team faced off against South last Wednesday and won 4-1. This victory was one the seniors had longed for, according to coach Olivia Stander. “I was happy for the seniors because that was their first time beating South,” Stander said. “I knew that they really want...