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Sophomore Paige Spence said that reaching the state-level competition was a major accomplishment for the team because they only had one opportunity to earn the scores that they needed. “In the past few months we have had to cancel two out of our three competitions, so we had one left and whether we made it to states or not was dependent on how we placed in our only competition,” Spence said.

Two of three community figure skating teams advance to the state competition

By Grace Cueter, Section Editor March 22, 2021

Despite experiencing a season of uncertainty and cancellation due to COVID-19, two of the three Grosse Pointe figure skating teams are able to perform at a state-qualifying level. The teams will be taking...

Girl’s hockey coach Emma Yee said one of the biggest reasons the girls were so upset after the quarantine was because they had gone to great lengths to be careful about COVID-19. “They have followed every protocol and have been very safe so it feels very unfair that it is happening because of another team and not because of any actions on our part,” Yee said.

Girl’s hockey quarantined after exposure to COVID-19

By Michael Hartt, Editor in chief March 17, 2021

After playing three full seasons of girls’ ice hockey, senior and varsity team captain Mia Cassar was heartbroken when she was informed her team had to quarantine for 14 days after they were exposed...

As athletes and coaches ease into the delayed winter sports season, many are excited to once again compete in their respective sports.“Now that we've succeeded in the push to have a season, I can say I'm stress free from schedule changes and full of energy to see our Norsemen compete,” head wrestling coach Jaron Nelson said.

Winter contact sports to resume in wake of “Let Them Play” protests

By Amelia Nowicki and Victoria Wittenberg March 4, 2021

Prior to the reintroduction of contact sports in Michigan high schools, sophomore Michael Salvador, along with many athletes and coaches, found himself meeting with the wrestling team and conditioning...

With another set back, North athletes work hard to stay safe in hope that their season will start soon. “Currently, there is not a plan to cancel winter sports, but guidelines and requirements are ever changing,” athletic director Michelle Davis said.

Winter athletic season put on hold amid Covid-19 spikes

By Colin Duffy and Bella Yoakam January 29, 2021

On Jan. 21, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services postponed winter sports once again despite seeing overwhelmingly negative test results from Michigan high school football players during...

North Athletes say goodbye, as their seasons get postponed for three weeks, and start to prepare for what is to come. “We will have to make quick strides when we return to be ready for what would likely be a shortened and possibly faster-paced season to get as many games in as possible,”  assistant boys hockey coach Brent Maynard said.

Covid-19 causes winter sports cancellations

By Joleigh Jackson, Bella Yoakam, and Drew Lovell December 1, 2020

As a result of a rise in Covid-19 cases, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released new guidelines which state that all organized sports besides college and professional sports must...

Girls hockey defeats South, claiming Liggett tournament title

Girls hockey defeats South, claiming Liggett tournament title

By Lindsey Ramsdell and Michael Hartt January 4, 2018

In a 4-1 victory, the girls varsity hockey team prevailed over the Blue Devils on Friday, Dec. 22. The win named the girls as champions of the Liggett tournament, a mini, non-district tournament hosted...

Senior wins big at gymnastics meet

Senior wins big at gymnastics meet

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor February 13, 2017

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...

Members of the Grosse Pointe United gymnastics team pose for a picture together during one of their meets.

Recap: Gymnastics team performs in Canton Invitational

By Anna Post, Editor February 7, 2017

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...

Junior Katie Snow defends the ball during a game against Regina High School.

Lady Norsemen defeat cross-town rival

By Montana Paton, Staff Reporter February 24, 2016

After years of defeat to South High School, girls varsity basketball was able to snatch the win they’ve been working towards for weeks. On Friday, Feb. 19, the Lady Norsemen conquered the Blue Devils...

GPUG surrounding their first place trophy. Cortney Hamidi

Gymnastics continues winning streak at Frasier

By Montana Paton, Staff Reporter January 17, 2016

Grosse Pointe United Gymnastics (GPUG) clinched first place at the Frasier Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 9. The team went in with high expectations, even though they were facing tight competition. “I...

Joey Lawnicki talking with medical trainer Sarah Florida.

Wrestling team finds success in first home tournament

By Sonny Mulpuri, Staff Reporter January 16, 2016

On Saturday Jan. 9, the wrestling team hosted its first invitational of the season, the Norsemen Classic, and took home fourth place out of 10 participating teams. Overall, the team qualified for fourth...

Norsemen fall to Blue Devils

Norsemen fall to Blue Devils

By Sydney Benson, Photo Editior December 19, 2015

On Friday, Dec. 18, the Grosse Pointe community gathered around our basketball court to cheer on the Norsemen and the Blue Devils. Unfortunately, the Norsemen fell short and did not prevail against the...

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