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As athletes and coaches ease into the delayed winter sports season, many are excited to once again compete in their respective sports.“Now that we've succeeded in the push to have a season, I can say I'm stress free from schedule changes and full of energy to see our Norsemen compete,” head wrestling coach Jaron Nelson said.

Winter contact sports to resume in wake of “Let Them Play” protests

By Amelia Nowicki and Victoria Wittenberg March 4, 2021

Prior to the reintroduction of contact sports in Michigan high schools, sophomore Michael Salvador, along with many athletes and coaches, found himself meeting with the wrestling team and conditioning...

The connection between posture and academic engagement

The connection between posture and academic engagement

By Michael Hartt, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2021

Although senior Caleigh Murray says that she tries to maintain good posture throughout the school day, she still often goes home with back pain. She attributes this not to herself, but to the wooden desks...

Happy and healthy reinvented

Happy and healthy reinvented

By Gabbi Bielak and Victoria Wittenberg February 1, 2021

In 2021’s version of the winter season, it’s gotten even harder to be health conscious. That being said, it’s still important to dive deeper into the unconventional ways to stay healthy during the...

With another set back, North athletes work hard to stay safe in hope that their season will start soon. “Currently, there is not a plan to cancel winter sports, but guidelines and requirements are ever changing,” athletic director Michelle Davis said.

Winter athletic season put on hold amid Covid-19 spikes

By Colin Duffy and Bella Yoakam January 29, 2021

On Jan. 21, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services postponed winter sports once again despite seeing overwhelmingly negative test results from Michigan high school football players during...

“Farewell, Stafford”

“Farewell, Stafford”

By Colin Duffy, Social Media Editor December 21, 2020

Detroit is home to numerous great sports franchises: the Tigers with their four World Series rings, the Red Wings with their fabled 25-year playoff streak and the Pistons with their “bad boy” reputation,...

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Development of a COVID-19 Vaccine

By Joleigh Jackson and Sophia Dragich December 21, 2020

Over the past year, scientists and doctors have conducted research to create a COVID-19 vaccine. With a huge number of companies working on it, the vaccine has been produced much quicker than previous...

North Athletes say goodbye, as their seasons get postponed for three weeks, and start to prepare for what is to come. “We will have to make quick strides when we return to be ready for what would likely be a shortened and possibly faster-paced season to get as many games in as possible,”  assistant boys hockey coach Brent Maynard said.

Covid-19 causes winter sports cancellations

By Joleigh Jackson, Bella Yoakam, and Drew Lovell December 1, 2020

As a result of a rise in Covid-19 cases, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released new guidelines which state that all organized sports besides college and professional sports must...

At the end of the team's first win, they ran together to form a celebration huddle.

Varsity football team wins first game in over a year

By Grace Cueter and Sophia Dragich November 5, 2020

Following a 0-9 record in the 2019 season, the Grosse Pointe North varsity football team won their first game in over a year. On Sept. 25 the team went up against St. Clair, leading 17-0. After the first...

Senior Louis Randazzo was one of the few students at the game. He said the regulations made the game feel very different from previous ones. “They were very boring with no student section and it just didn’t feel as hype with not a lot of people there,” Randazzo said.

School sports in the era of COVID-19

By Colin Duffy and Annabelle Julien November 2, 2020

Athletic Director Michelle Davis and her staff have been working to implement recent changes in MHSAA guidelines. The MHSAA recently released their COVID-19 response plan after working since March to create...

“The Last Dance” not quite a slam dunk

By Colin Duffy, Staff Reporter May 29, 2020

“The Last Dance,” a 10 part documentary portraying the rise of the undisputed, greatest basketball player of all time, was originally set to air in June 2020. However, to quench our thirst for...

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...

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