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Gymnastics team falls short on first meet

Gymnastics team falls short on first meet

By Emily McCloskey and Sarah Shanley

January 8, 2018


Filed under Gymnastics, Showcase, Sports

The gymnastics team competed in their first meet on Dec. 12 at Fraser High School. The team lost by a few points, but sophomore Claire Yee is proud of how they did and is hopeful for the upcoming meet on Wednesday, Jan. 10. “What I probably enjoy most is the adrenaline I get from competing. I don’...

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


Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter

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...

Sports teams build meaningful friendships

Sports teams build meaningful friendships

By Katelynn Mulder and JoAnna Alexander

January 3, 2018


Filed under Boys Swimming, Hockey, Showcase, Sports, Synchronized Swimming

Mario Lorelli 12th grade varsity   Senior Mario Lorelli has played hockey since he was little, when his father first introduced him to the sport. “Well my dad played and all of his brothers played, so I started playing when I was young, and it's something I liked so kept with it,” Lore...

U of M coach mentors swimmers

U of M coach mentors swimmers

By Caitlin Bush and Allison Lackner

December 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Synchronized Swimming

University of Michigan’s synchronized swimming coach, Shelby Peterson Unsworth, joined the North-South combined synchronized swimming team practice Tuesday, Dec. 12. Freshman Abbey Meth said their new coach, Robin Hartnett, wanted to bring Peterson Unsworth in to help them with their technique. ...

Freshman capitalizes on state meet experience

Freshman capitalizes on state meet experience

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large

December 5, 2017


Filed under Fall, Girls Swimming and Diving, Showcase, Sports

Freshman Victoria Treder’s heart thumped quickly as she watched her teammates swim in the 200- and 400-meter freestyle at the Michigan High School Athletic Association girls Division II swimming and diving championships at Holland High School from Nov. 17-18. Treder has swam for the Grosse Pointe Shores...

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...