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By Lilly Kline, Brandon Eshman, and Molly Lucido November 27, 2023

Varsity Soccer with Lorenzo Cavaliere For senior captain Lorenzo Cavaliere, winning a state championship could become a possibility from the close-knit bond and work ethic of the team.  Being...

THE START LINE | The 30+ year race for Scott Cooper may have had an unconventional start in 1992, but is finally coming to an end three decades later. “I never had any inclination to coach,” Cooper said. “31 years is a long way from not coaching.”

Coach Cooper’s final run

By Stephanie Karoutsos, Ian DuVernay, and Nick Saigh November 27, 2023

After over 30 years of coaching the girls’ cross country team, and being named Macomb Area Conference Red coach of the year four times, Scott Cooper is passing the baton leaving behind a substantial...

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Quick Hits

By Isabella Boedeker, Section Editor November 11, 2023

Girls swim & dive with Niya Kendell: As the seniors soak in the final moments of being able to jump in North’s pool, senior and captain Niya Kendell says that this season has held a special place...

STICKING IT OUT | With the field hockey season flying by, team captain Ava DeCoste emphasizes the thrills of the sport. “I would say that it was a very fun sport,” DeCoste said. “You can make great new friendships thats like the main part of loving field hockey is that you create a special bond with people.”

Trying to stick more players: Field hockey team competes with fewer participants

By Sasha Poradun and Ian DuVernay October 6, 2023

Prior to the start of the fall sports season, varsity field hockey coach Sara Gentile was optimistic for a good start to the season until the number of participants tremendously decreased from last year....

RUNNING ROLES | Even though she is only a sophomore, Lillian Deskins’ success has helped to shape her into someone her teammates can look up to, according to cross country coach Scott Cooper. “She plays a great leadership role, as a role model,” Cooper said. “People look at her and see how hard she works, which sets the tone for everybody else to be working hard.”

Running her way to states: Deskins places herself on the record board

By Kaitlyn Barr and Isabella Boedeker December 6, 2022

While many athletes view running as a punishment, for sophomore Lillian Deskins, track and cross country are her essence— nothing compares to the feeling of tying up her laces and letting her muscles...

LIFTING SPIRITS | Players celebrate after a touchdown against Fitzgerald during their pink out game. Senior captain Kyle Armbruster is most proud in these moments when their hard work is rewarded. “Fixing the mistakes we made in games and not seeing the same mistakes twice is definitely something I want to see every day,” Armbruster said.

Friday Night Lights are Getting Brighter

By Madi Lucido and Allie Mattes November 3, 2022

The varsity football team has flipped the switch on Friday night lights. After a tough season last year, they have stepped up their game with an overall record of eight wins to one loss. Captain Kyle...

SHOWING SPIRIT | Through their collaboration with school staff, the athletic teams and underclassmen, Trozsak and Schafer are working to promote games and are excited to show their latest developments. “We have a lot of ideas coming up [for Norsemen Tide],” Schafer said. “Hopefully it will turn into a great atmosphere.”

Passing the torch: New school year brings new heads of Norsemen Tide

By Sophia Dragich and Wren Cueter October 8, 2022

Last year, Norsemen Tide played a key role in promoting athletic events and getting students to participate. This year, the student section is headed by two new leaders, Seniors Cam Schafer and Nicole...

Senior night stalls due to COVID-19

Senior night stalls due to COVID-19

By Arei Swain, Social Media Editor November 9, 2021

Senior night is a tradition in school where a game is dedicated to honoring the seniors who participate in sports. The 2021-2022 varsity football team did not get to experience this tradition.  Darian...

At the end of the teams first win, they ran together to form a celebration huddle. It was a big moment, all the hard work during the offseason paid off, Coach Drouin said. That was the win to end a 16 game losing streak.

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...

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