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Follow up with Bjorn Bjornsson

Follow up with Bjorn Bjornsson

By Montana Paton, Intern

October 9, 2015


Filed under Fall, Football, Sports

In the midst of the North-South game excitement, sophomore and starting quarterback Bjorn Bjornsson was knocked down in the heart of a play. “We were running a play where I had a boot leg out. I came off the line and started running out,” Bjornsson, said. “Right as I turned my shoulders, ...

Tennis team prepares for regionals, misses pep assembly

Tennis team prepares for regionals, misses pep assembly

By Sonny Mulpuri and Billy Steigelman

October 8, 2015


Filed under Boys Tennis, Sports

Every year homecoming kicks off with the pep assembly. However, this year, the boys varsity tennis team won’t be there. The team is preparing for its regional tournament on Friday, Oct. 9. “I was just really disappointed especially because this is my last year, so I'll never have another pep assembly ...

The Big Upset

The Big Upset

By Sydney Benson, Photo Editor

September 28, 2015


Filed under Sports

The game that everyone's been talking about since last year, has finally arrived, and sadly it was not in our favor. On September 25,  Grosse Pointe South came to North's turf for the annual North vs. South football game. The final score was 25-6. ...

The Lady Norsemen fall short to the Blue Devils

The Lady Norsemen fall short to the Blue Devils

By Sydney Benson, Photo Editor

April 24, 2015


Filed under Photos, Sports

The girls lacrosse team fought the Blue Devils to the finish yesterday April 23, but they were unable to get the job done. The final score was 15-5. The girls will be competing next Wednesday, April 29 at 6:30 against Lake Orion Community School.

There’s no reason statistics should be ignored in sports

There’s no reason statistics should be ignored in sports

By Harris Bunker, Intern

April 22, 2015


Filed under Sports

Sports and math should absolutely not be on opposite sides of a debate. An athlete’s physical performance as well as his or her statistics can work together, as they should be. It’s disappointing to see different “analysts” reject statistical arguments and brush them off by saying they don’t...

Senior plans to make a splash at University of Toledo

Senior plans to make a splash at University of Toledo

By Emma Puglia, Web-Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2015


Filed under Sports, Synchronized Swimming, Winter

Synchronized swimming doesn’t just involve the ability to hold your breath underwater for almost a minute at a time – it involves dedication, strength and balance. Although the state of Ohio is a large supporter of synchronized swimming, senior Karyn Schwartz’s future school, the University of...

Starting their season off on the right foot, the boys lacrosse team pulled through with a win

Starting their season off on the right foot, the boys lacrosse team pulled through with a win

By Sydney Benson, Photo Editor

March 26, 2015


Filed under Photos, Sports

Yesterday, March 25th, the boys lacrosse team played their first game of the season against Orchard Lake St. Mary's. Throughout the match both teams scored on each other, but at the end the mighty Norsemen came out victorious and won the game, 9-8. ...

Winter leaves and spring awaits

Winter leaves and spring awaits

By Sydney Benson, Photo Editor

March 21, 2015


Filed under Photos, Sports

Wow, this winter season really did come and go. All of the Norsemen teams competed very well this season and left everything on the court, bars, mat, ice, and in the pool. If you were unable to attend any of the games, here's a slideshow to recap what you missed. ...

$uh heads to Miami

$uh heads to Miami

By Billy Moin, Assistant Editor

March 13, 2015


Filed under Sports

Suh or “$uh?” That was the question angry fans asked for weeks as the Detroit Lions tried to make a deal with Pro Bowl-level defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh before he became a free agent. As the free agency deadline loomed, fans began to fear we would lose one of our favorite players. That fear...

The boys basketball team makes a quick comeback and beats Ford Utica 64-62

The boys basketball team makes a quick comeback and beats Ford Utica 64-62

By Sydney Benson, Assistant Photo Editor

January 25, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

On Friday, January 23, North's basketball team played Ford Utica, and made a great come back during the fourth quarter to win the game, 64-62.

High hopes for Harbaugh

High hopes for Harbaugh

By Mora Downs, Assistant Editor

January 11, 2015


Filed under Sports

Michigan fans dressed in maize, blue and khaki eagerly crowded into Ann Arbor’s Crisler Arena on Tuesday, Dec. 30. But this time, basketball wasn’t the main attraction. Sure, the men’s team won its first conference game in overtime, and freshman Aubrey Dawkins had 20 points and 5 rebounds, but...

Boys varsity basketball team defeats L’anse Creuse North in championship game

By Josie Bennett, Assistant Editor

January 11, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

With a final score of 54-52, the boys varsity basketball team reigned victorious against L’anse Creuse North in their championship game on Dec. 30. “Before the game, I was really nervous, like I almost wanted to throw up, ‘cause I really wanted to win, and I knew we could win,” sophomore Jared...