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Defeat dampens varsity boys basketball team’s senior night

Defeat dampens varsity boys basketball team’s senior night

By Billy Moin, Editor

March 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

In its final home and regular season game of the year, the varsity  boys basketball team found itself in a hole for most of the matchup. The team almost managed a comeback against Detroit-Loyola High School, but faltered in the final minutes, leading to a final score of 71-65. After several fail...

Upcoming games: Feb. 27-March 5

Upcoming games: Feb. 27-March 5

By Erin Kaled, Editor

February 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys basketball: On Tuesday, Feb. 28, varsity and JV will be playing against Grosse Pointe South at 7 p.m. To stay updated click here. Girls basketball: The girls varsity basketball team will face an undetermined opponent on Wednesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. Friday, March 3 is the district finals and...

Upcoming games: Feb. 13-19

Upcoming games: Feb. 13-19

By Caitlin Bush, Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys basketball: On Feb. 16, the freshman, JV and varsity teams will play in the MAC tournament. The time and opponent is to be determined. To stay updated go to http://gpnorthathletics.com/. Girls basketball: On Feb. 17, the freshman, JV and varsity teams will also participate in the MAC tournamen...

Senior wins big at gymnastics meet

Senior wins big at gymnastics meet

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under Gymnastics, Showcase, Sports, Winter

On Feb. 4, senior Isabelle Nguyen, member of the Grosse Pointe United Gymnastics team, won the Division I all-around gold medal and placed top 10 in all events at the Canton High School Invitational. “I was really happy. I actually didn’t expect to get first on all-around ‘cause I placed decen...

Sophomore breaks 40-year-old basketball record

Sophomore breaks 40-year-old basketball record

By Syeda Rizvi, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Fall, Showcase, Sports

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 in her hands, taking a moment to collect herself. Ayrault lifts her arms, shoots and scores. ...

Recap: Gymnastics team performs in Canton Invitational

Recap: Gymnastics team performs in Canton Invitational

By Anna Post, Editor

February 7, 2017


Filed under Gymnastics, Showcase, Sports, Winter

On Feb. 4, the combined North and South gymnastics team participated in the annual Canton Invitational. Grosse Pointe United competed against the top 18 gymnastics teams across the state and placed 13th overall. Although the group ranking was low, the team posted their second highest team total, scor...

Upcoming games: Feb. 6-12

Upcoming games: Feb. 6-12

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys basketball: On Feb. 7, the team will face Ford II High School at 4 for freshmen, 5:30 for JV and 7 p.m. for varsity. The games on Feb. 10 against Grosse Pointe South High School are postponed. The varsity team is currently 10-4. Girls basketball: On Feb. 6, the teams face Utica High School at 4:30 p.m....

Analysis: Super Bowl 51 ends in a thriller

Analysis: Super Bowl 51 ends in a thriller

By Billy Steigelman, Assistant Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In one of the greatest Super Bowls of all time, the New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 for the team's fifth Super Bowl. The game was expected to be a high scoring one as the Falcons and the Patriots ranked 1st and 3rd in scoring offense during the regular season.  Despite th...

Senior commits to college football

Senior commits to college football

By Zoe Graves, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2017


Filed under Fall, Football, Showcase, Sports

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 life for over a decade. He grew up watching his older brother play, and jumped at it when he got ...

Q&A with athletic trainer Lizzy Landa

Q&A with athletic trainer Lizzy Landa

By Sonny Mulpuri, Editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Editor's note: New athletic trainer Lizzy Landa started on Jan. 2. We sat down with her to learn about her first few weeks in the new job. North Pointe: What was the reason for you to leave East Detroit and come here? Lizzy Landa: It was really based off the health system I was working for. Hones...

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


Filed under Cross Country, Fall, Showcase, Sports

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, sophomores Michaela Cosgrove, Julia Mclellan, Katie Louwers, juniors Sarah Mihalik, Kate Wozniak...