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

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...

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.

School sports in the era of COVID-19

By Colin Duffy and Annabelle Julien 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...

Freshman Victoria Treder's teammates pose for a picture.

Freshman capitalizes on state meet experience

By Michal Ruprecht, Editor-at-Large 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...

Freshmen Volleyball against Romeo high school

Volleyball player gains experience and friendship

By JoAnna Alexander, Intern November 3, 2017

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...

Sophomore Julia Ayrault, 40, talks with alumna Erin Armbruster after a play last year. Ayrault broke the 40-year-old record for most points scored in an individual game on Feb. 4.

Sophomore breaks 40-year-old basketball record

By Syeda Rizvi, Staff Reporter February 9, 2017

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...

Senior Jared Jordan runs around a player during a game. Jordan committed to Sienna Heights University on Feb. 2.

Senior commits to college football

By Zoe Graves, Staff Reporter February 4, 2017

Waking up at 5 in the morning and working out twice every day has paid off for senior Jared Jordan, who recently committed to Siena Heights University in Adrian. Football has been a part of Jordan’s...

Girls cross country finishes season after Metro Beach race

Girls cross country finishes season after Metro Beach race

By Erin Kaled and Asia Simmons November 6, 2016

The girls cross country team finished the last meet of the season in a bittersweet style. With some of the top runners falling ill, the team wasn’t able to qualify for states. Held at Metro Beach,...

The offense lines up for a first-down play at the line of scrimmage.

Varsity football cruises past Lakeview, will play South High School in district championship

By Nathan Lonczynski, Staff Reporter November 2, 2016

The student section cheers. Players celebrate. The varsity football team beat Lakeview High School on Oct. 28, allowing them entrance into the district finals against cross-town rival South High School. An...

Sophomore Sam Villiani poses for a picture with the Oakland University mascot and fellow swimmers Hannah Mattes and Angelina Cavaliere.

Girls swimming places at state meet

By Alex Harring, Staff Reporter December 3, 2015

For sophomore Sam Villani, who has spent every day in the water since August, qualifying for states was the ultimate goal. Now, her hard work has paid off. Michigan’s state-level swim meet was held on...

Photo provided by Scott Cooper.

Girls cross country crosses finish line to states

By Emma Puglia, Web-Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2015

Racing to finish the last meet of the season, the girls cross country team concluded their regionals on Friday, Oct. 30, landing third place and advancing to states with an official score of 110. “It...

Montgomery, as seen after finishing her 50th marathon. Photo provided by Diane Montgomery.

Double or nothing: English teacher Diane Montgomery sets new marathon goal

By Emma Puglia and Jennifer Kusch October 28, 2015

English teacher Diane Montgomery has become a local celebrity through her latest running milestone. The cross country coach recently completed her lifetime goal of running 50 marathons in 50 states before...

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