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On board with the rowing team

On board with the rowing team

By Gabe Goode, Staff Reporter May 19, 2023

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STICKS UP | Edison Jarvi is ecstatic that he got to see himself and his teammates have a win. “We had an overtime win against LAnse Creuse North, that was great to see a lot of the new guys just experience a close lacrosse game and then experience a win,” Jarvi said.

Battle of the lax’s: Differences between boys and girls lacrosse

By Shayla Andrews and Gianna Roux May 18, 2023

Suited up in their helmets, padding and gloves, the boys lacrosse team can be seen walking onto the field ready for a fight. However, the girls lacrosse team walks onto the same field only wearing...

THE RIVALRY CONTINUES| Although they practice together, there is still some tension between the North and South sailing teams, according to junior co-captain Kate Bania. “We also practice with the Liggett team and they have like four people,” Bania said. “ The South team is also there and they have like 20 [sailors]. There is definitely some rivalry.”

The season sets sail

By Sofia Gualdoni and Lauren Veitengruber May 10, 2023

Before the season began, the sailing team posted flyers around the halls in an effort to spread the word about their team and increase their numbers. With nine sailors on the team, they are trying to recruit...

Hitting off the day with varsity girls tennis

Hitting off the day with varsity girls tennis

By Jo Jackson and Lauren Veitengruber April 26, 2023

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Norsemen Tide shows their pride

Norsemen Tide shows their pride

By Isabella Boedeker and Mia Schultz April 11, 2023

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A POLISHED DIAMOND |  The new turf is a major change for both players and coaches. JV softball head coach Amy Zaranek Gaidis is looking forward to the consistency and cleanliness that the fresh turf will bring. “I loved our dirt field and that is where we played on when I was here, but I think the turf will be a nice upgrade,” Zaranek said.

Home turf advantage

By Madi Lucido and Allie Mattes April 11, 2023

Sloshing through muddy grass while tracking a ball overhead, leaving the field with dirt-stained jerseys, and feeling the disappointment of a rain delay is no longer an issue for the baseball and softball...

Your friendly neighborhood basketball league

Your friendly neighborhood basketball league

By Mia Stephanoff and Gabe Goode March 8, 2023

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STICKING TOGETHER | Through a successful hockey season, something junior Ella Dobbs finds very beneficial to the team’s skillset is their close-knit bond. “I think that because were all so close we know how everyone plays,” Dobbs said. “We know everyones positives and negatives on the team and we know how they play.”

Skating through the season: Varsity girls ice hockey team finds success on the ice

By Kaitlyn Barr and Mia Schultz March 8, 2023

The varsity girls' ice hockey team has found success on the ice this year, achieving a record of 14-5 in addition to improved stats and performance compared to the  2021-2022 season. The team has devoted...

SWEET VICTORY | The French team held up their flag and trophy after their victory over the German class. French teacher Amy Olenzek had very positive things to say about the teams victory. “They did really well and it was a fierce game,” Olenzek said.

Battle of the languages: French and German classes face off in basketball match

By Shayla Andrews and Maggie Dunn February 17, 2023

French and German students stood across from each other in the gym on Feb. 3, waiting for the rival basketball game to begin. The German students had challenged the French students earlier in the week,...

FACING UNCOMFORTABILITY  | Passion for the sport is what pushes junior captain Preston Auld to take on the challenges that come with wrestling. “My favorite part about wrestling is how hard [it makes you work],” Auld said. “It really makes you comfortable with being uncomfortable.”

Meet the team on the mat: Get to know the wrestling team

By Mia Stephanoff and Sofia Gualdoni February 8, 2023

If there’s contact, there’s a foul called. But not in wrestling. This physical sport requires high intensity filled with body slamming and hits to the face. Wrestlers display their strength and skill...

DON’T LOOK BACK | The positive, future-focused mentality that Rob Johnson has brought to the varsity basketball team is something that junior and varsity basketball player Brady Beers believes has improved their game. “Coach Johnson is very big on the mental aspect of the game,” Beers said. “He always wants the team to focus on the next play, and not dwell on the mistakes we made in the past, and I think that’s very helpful for the team.”

Passing the ball : Johnson continues father’s coaching legacy

By Grace Cueter and Sophia Gauldoni January 11, 2023

Leaving the gym after a day as a youth summer basketball coach, Rob Johnson knew that he had discovered something he was passionate about. As a high school junior, Rob Johnson realized that he wanted to...

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