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Covid-19 causes winter sports cancellations

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.
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...

Varsity football team wins first game in over a year

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

School sports in the era of COVID-19

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.
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

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?

A look into varying athletic advantages
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...

Positives of athletic trainers

January 2, 2019

As a coach for both girls ice and field hockey, english teacher Emma Huellmantel greatly appreciates the provision of athletic trainers. “It's nice to have that reassurance that (an injury is) not...

2018 NCAA Tournament Predictions

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March 14, 2018

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Gymnastics team falls short on first meet

Gymnastics team falls short on first meet
January 8, 2018

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...

Girls hockey defeats South, claiming Liggett tournament title

Girls hockey defeats South, claiming Liggett tournament title
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...

Sports teams build meaningful friendships

Sports teams build meaningful friendships
January 3, 2018

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...

U of M coach mentors swimmers

U of M coach mentors swimmers
December 20, 2017

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...

Freshman capitalizes on state meet experience

Freshman Victoria Treder's teammates pose for a picture.
December 5, 2017

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...

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