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Week of Nov. 13 quick hits

Week of Nov. 13 quick hits

By Savannah Burguron, Intern

November 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Swim & Dive with Senior Alyssa Dall As this year's swim and dive season comes to an close in the next couple of weeks, senior Alyssa Dall said this was her best season yet. “Last meet at MAC’s championship, I got all my best times,” Dall said. “On the 100 fly I got a 1:12 and on ...

Volleyball player gains experience and friendship

Volleyball player gains experience and friendship

By JoAnna Alexander, Intern

November 3, 2017


Filed under Fall, Features, profiles, Showcase, Sports

Last week concluded many fall sport seasons at North, freshman and JV volleyball being one of them.  Their final games were last Thursday, Oct. 26 against South. Practice started in August for players on the freshman team after school, from 4-6 p.m. Ryan Eskuri, the coach of the freshman team, had...

Upcoming games: March 27- April 2

Upcoming games: March 27- April 2

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large

March 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This week we bring you the upcoming games of the week. All games are home games unless otherwise noted.   Baseball: Solely the varsity will play Dakota High School on Tuesday, March 28 at 4:30 p.m. On Wednesday, March 29, the freshman and varsity teams will take on Sterling Heights Stevenson High School at ...

Upcoming games: March 20-26

Upcoming games: March 20-26

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor

March 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys lacrosse: Varsity and JV will play Notre Dame Prepatory on Monday, March 20 at 5:30 p.m. Varsity will play away, while JV will play at home. On Thursday, March 23, JV and varsity face Rochester High School at 5:30 and 7 p.m., respectively. Girls lacrosse: Ann Arbor Huron High School will p...

Upcoming tryouts

Upcoming tryouts

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor

March 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

All spring sports tryouts will be held on Monday, March 13. Girls tennis has an additional tryout on Tuesday, March 14.   Baseball: The varsity team will have tryouts at 6 a.m. in the main gym, while the JV and freshman team tryouts will start at 3:15 p.m. Softball: Tryouts for upperclassmen r...

Upcoming games: March 6-12

Upcoming games: March 6-12

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor

March 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Girls varsity hockey: On Monday, March 6, the team will play South at 8:15 p.m.     Boys varsity basketball: The opponent for the game on Wednesday, March 8 at 5:30 p.m. will be announced soon. To stay updated click here. Girls varsity basketball: The team will play at Marian High School on Tuesday, March 7 at 7:15...

Defeat dampens varsity boys basketball team’s senior night

Defeat dampens varsity boys basketball team’s senior night

By Billy Moin, Editor

March 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

In its final home and regular season game of the year, the varsity  boys basketball team found itself in a hole for most of the matchup. The team almost managed a comeback against Detroit-Loyola High School, but faltered in the final minutes, leading to a final score of 71-65. After several fail...

Upcoming games: Feb. 27-March 5

Upcoming games: Feb. 27-March 5

By Erin Kaled, Editor

February 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys basketball: On Tuesday, Feb. 28, varsity and JV will be playing against Grosse Pointe South at 7 p.m. To stay updated click here. Girls basketball: The girls varsity basketball team will face an undetermined opponent on Wednesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. Friday, March 3 is the district finals and...

Upcoming games: Feb. 13-19

Upcoming games: Feb. 13-19

By Caitlin Bush, Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys basketball: On Feb. 16, the freshman, JV and varsity teams will play in the MAC tournament. The time and opponent is to be determined. To stay updated go to http://gpnorthathletics.com/. Girls basketball: On Feb. 17, the freshman, JV and varsity teams will also participate in the MAC tournamen...

Senior wins big at gymnastics meet

Senior wins big at gymnastics meet

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under Gymnastics, Showcase, Sports, Winter

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...

Sophomore breaks 40-year-old basketball record

Sophomore breaks 40-year-old basketball record

By Syeda Rizvi, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Fall, Showcase, Sports

With just a few seconds left till the buzzer blares, the clock is ticking. Sophomore Julia Ayrault wipes the sweat off her forehead, receives an incoming pass from her teammate and spins the orange basketball in her hands, taking a moment to collect herself. Ayrault lifts her arms, shoots and scores. ...

Recap: Gymnastics team performs in Canton Invitational

Recap: Gymnastics team performs in Canton Invitational

By Anna Post, Editor

February 7, 2017


Filed under Gymnastics, Showcase, Sports, Winter

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...

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