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Boys varsity basketball slideshow

Boys varsity basketball slideshow

By Andi Held, Ava Deloach, Wissam Jawad, Karina Lucchese, and Brigitte Smith

February 11, 2014


Filed under Photos, Sports

The boys varsity basketball team defended their home court. Though the game started rough, their displayed persistence, endurance and solid defense earned them the “W”. The game ended 57-49 North in the North gymnasium. In the beginning the South boys took the lead. North’s passes were there but...

Synchronized swimming places at states

Synchronized swimming places at states

By Kristen Kaled, Design Editor

February 10, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Blue Dolphin combined North/Grosse Pointe South synchronized swim team competed in the first of two state meets this season on Friday, Jan. 31. The meet was against Troy, Ann Arbor Huron and Ann Arbor Pioneer high schools. The Blue Dolphins were able to come in second place, with a final score of 56 ...

Bad news Broncos

Bad news Broncos

By Mora Downs, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2014


Filed under Sports

I am cursed. When it comes to football, every team I want to win has found a way to disappoint me. My beloved Lions have made it to the playoffs ONCE since I’ve been alive. Here’s where my curse comes in. Every year, I pick a team I want to win the Super Bowl, and every year that team has lost....

Superbowl Showdown

Superbowl Showdown

By Katelyn Carney and Mora Downs

February 4, 2014


Filed under Sports

It was the heavily anticipated clash between the Broncos and the Seahawks on Feb. 2.  According to Mashable.com, 111.5 million viewers tuned in in order to see the Seahawks dominate with a win of 43-8. easel.ly...

Boys hockey tournament in Marquette

Boys hockey tournament in Marquette

By Marie Bourke, Web Content Editor

January 9, 2014


Filed under Photos, Sports

The boys varsity hockey team took an eight-hour bus ride this past weekend to play in Marquette, Michigan. The boys played two games against Marquette High School and proved their abilities, as this was their first win of the season. “We won both games. The first game was 6-3, the second ended 2...

Pros and cons of the Tigers trade

Pros and cons of the Tigers trade

By Izzy Ellery, Life Editor

January 7, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Detroit Tigers are like a TV drama. They had a sad ending to their postseason run in their season finale, have been away for a few months and are getting ready to introduce new characters while saying farewell to familiar faces in the offseason. Needless to say, it’s going to be an interesting ...

Girls varsity hockey team at Comerica

Girls varsity hockey team at Comerica

By Kristen Kaled, Design Editor

December 24, 2013


Filed under Sports

The girls varsity hockey team was invited to participate in a unique game against Grosse Pointe South on Thursday, Dec. 18. They were given the chance to play at the ice rink in Comerica Park. “It was an amazing experience for us, so exciting to get to play where the Red Wings were going to be pla...