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Girls hockey defeats South, claiming Liggett tournament title

Girls hockey defeats South, claiming Liggett tournament title

By Lindsey Ramsdell and Michael Hartt

January 4, 2018

In a 4-1 victory, the girls varsity hockey team prevailed over the Blue Devils on Friday, Dec. 22. The win named the girls as champions of the Liggett tournament, a mini, non-district tournament hosted annually by University Liggett School. The team was led by sophomore Clare Murphy who scored a hat tric...

Senior wins big at gymnastics meet

Senior wins big at gymnastics meet

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor

February 13, 2017

On Feb. 4, senior Isabelle Nguyen, member of the Grosse Pointe United Gymnastics team, won the Division I all-around gold medal and placed top 10 in all events at the Canton High School Invitational. “I was really happy. I actually didn’t expect to get first on all-around ‘cause I placed decen...

Recap: Gymnastics team performs in Canton Invitational

Members of the Grosse Pointe United gymnastics team pose for a picture together during one of their meets.

By Anna Post, Editor

February 7, 2017

On Feb. 4, the combined North and South gymnastics team participated in the annual Canton Invitational. Grosse Pointe United competed against the top 18 gymnastics teams across the state and placed 13th overall. Although the group ranking was low, the team posted their second highest team total, scor...

Lady Norsemen defeat cross-town rival

Junior Katie Snow defends the ball during a game against Regina High School.

By Montana Paton, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2016

After years of defeat to South High School, girls varsity basketball was able to snatch the win they’ve been working towards for weeks. On Friday, Feb. 19, the Lady Norsemen conquered the Blue Devils with a score of 55-44. They struggled with communication and defense prior to this game, which att...

Gymnastics continues winning streak at Frasier

GPUG surrounding their first place trophy. Cortney Hamidi

By Montana Paton, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2016

Grosse Pointe United Gymnastics (GPUG) clinched first place at the Frasier Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 9. The team went in with high expectations, even though they were facing tight competition. “I think I was expecting to get first place because we’ve been to the meet for the past couple years...

Wrestling team finds success in first home tournament

Joey Lawnicki talking with medical trainer Sarah Florida.

By Sonny Mulpuri, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2016

On Saturday Jan. 9, the wrestling team hosted its first invitational of the season, the Norsemen Classic, and took home fourth place out of 10 participating teams. Overall, the team qualified for fourth place by going 3-2 against their opponents, but some of the wrestlers achieved in their own matches f...

Norsemen fall to Blue Devils

Norsemen fall to Blue Devils

By Sydney Benson, Photo Editior

December 19, 2015

On Friday, Dec. 18, the Grosse Pointe community gathered around our basketball court to cheer on the Norsemen and the Blue Devils. Unfortunately, the Norsemen fell short and did not prevail against the devils; the final score was 67-53. The two teams will face each other again February 26, 2016. ...

The boys and girls varsity basketball team win season opener

Senior, Emily McPharlin #22

By Sydney Benson and Trevor Mieczkowski

December 10, 2015

On Tuesday, Dec. 8, the Lady Norsemen played the Satellites from Regina High School. At the end of the fourth quarter, the girls from North had a 23 point lead against Regina. The final score was 52-29. The following day, the boys basketball team took on the Liggett Knights. The Knights put up a tough...

Boys varsity hockey team falls to U of D Jesuit

Photo provided by Bella DeSandy.

By Erin Kaled, Intern

December 9, 2015

On Thursday, Dec. 7, Grosse Pointe North and University of Detroit Jesuit went head to head in boys ice hockey. North ultimately took the loss, scoring little throughout the game, which ended 6-2. Senior Brendan Nelson, and sophomore Austin Albrecht scored the two goals. “Our game Friday vs U of D was a hard foug...

Figure skating team lands third place

Last year's figure skating team under coach Claire LaDue.

By Sarah Wietecha, Assistant Editor

December 8, 2015

The Grosse Pointe Unified Figure Skating team opened their season on Tuesday Dec. 1, putting on a note-worthy show in order to earn third place during the competition. “It went good. C team got third in everything, jumps, moves and spins. And then I’m on B team and we got third in moves, third i...

Senior plans to make a splash at University of Toledo

Photo provided by the Schwartz family.

By Emma Puglia, Web-Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2015

Synchronized swimming doesn’t just involve the ability to hold your breath underwater for almost a minute at a time – it involves dedication, strength and balance. Although the state of Ohio is a large supporter of synchronized swimming, senior Karyn Schwartz’s future school, the University of...

The girls ice hockey team, took on Walled Lake Western, but were unable to come out on top

#3 Liz Gallagher

By Sydney Benson, Assistant Photo Editor

December 14, 2014

The girls ice hockey team, played Walled Lake Western, December 13, 2014. The score was tied, 2-2 by the end of the game and after reaching sudden death, Western scored a goal, ending the game with a final score of 3-2. Better luck next time, Lady Norsemen.