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Girls varsity soccer wins districts, overcomes complications

Girls varsity soccer wins districts, overcomes complications

By Anu Subramaniam and Katelyn Carney

June 12, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports

Players jump in victory. A crowd jumps to their feet in excitement. The girls varsity soccer team did it--they won districts for the first time since head coach Olivia Stander played for the team in 2008 on June 4. But then the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) laid down the law. S...

Field of dreams

Field of dreams

By Yena Berhane and Emma Puglia

June 9, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports, Spring

It’s tied in the sixth inning, and alumnus Daniel Robinson looks up to the pitcher before he swings. Fans chant, but it’s no longer shouts of green and gold. “Fire up Chips,” hums from a sea of maroon. Robinson became a starting player on Central Michigan University’s (CMU) Division I baseball team ...

Junior leaps to new heights

Junior leaps to new heights

By Michal Ruprecht, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring, Track

A long, white and green pole gleams in the sun as junior Daniel Leone jumps over the 14’7” mark, just one inch shy of breaking the school record. Since Leone began his pole vaulting career his freshman year, he has dreamed of beating the school record. However, it wasn’t easy for Leone to achie...

More on junior Daniel Leone’s pole vaulting talent

More on junior Daniel Leone’s pole vaulting talent

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor

May 25, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring, Track

Did you read the Sports Profile on Daniel Leone in issue 15? To learn more about pole vaulting, check out this info graphic filled with the top five things to know about the sport. // More on pole vaulting- RuprechtInfographic...

Girls varsity soccer beats South High School

Girls varsity soccer beats South High School

By Trevor Mieczkowski, Assistant Editor

April 20, 2016


Filed under Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Spring

The girls varsity soccer team faced off against South last Wednesday and won 4-1. This victory was one the seniors had longed for, according to coach Olivia Stander. “I was happy for the seniors because that was their first time beating South,” Stander said. “I knew that they really want...