As spring sports begin, injured athletes who planned to participate have to watch from the sidelines.

A wave of injuries devastate athletes

Kenzie Brinkmann, Online Reporter April 9, 2022

“Having to put a hold on lacrosse has definitely impacted my mental health because it’s hard watching your team play when you can't.” Sophomore basketball and lacrosse player Lexy Koz said. This...

After a nail-biting game, varsity soccer girls rush their teammates to celebrate the big win.

Girls’ soccer kicks off quickly

Kenzie Brinkmann, Online Reporter April 1, 2022

The Ike varsity girls' soccer team prepares to kick grass all season long.  With tryouts and the roster complete, the girls played their first scrimmage after one practice. This quick start pushed...

 The Utica and Eisenhower players are celebrating their second win of the season against Anchor Bay High School. “It was a good game,” said senior defensive pole and midfielder Jacob Razook. “We’ve got a good group of guys and I’d say the merging is doing us very well.” The lacrosse team still has a long season ahead of them.

Rivals to Teammates

Evis Hernandez, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

For the first time, Eisenhower and Utica boys lacrosse teams merged into one team for this upcoming season.  “I am excited to see the new talent we get for the team. I think with the new additions...

Screaming at the top of their lungs, junior Jennifer McWethy and her team call for their coach to get a picture of the game. “We all were trying to find Coach (Cliff) Piper for a picture, but couldn’t so we started yelling for him and it was pretty funny,” McWethy said. The girls took photos with Coach Piper to end the exciting night.

Girls’ basketball seniors give emotional goodbyes to their home court.

Kenzie Brinkmann, Online Reporter March 4, 2022

As senior year flies by, the girls basketball program makes one of the seniors last home games special.   “I’m really sad it’s one of our last home games, but I’ve had a great season and I’m...

Dribbling the ball, sophomore shooting guard Ian Patterson keeps an eye on his opponents. “I’m not really thinking a lot, I’m just going and scoring buckets,” Patterson said. “[This season is] very promising. We have a very good team.”

Swoosh into strong season

Evis Hernandez, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

The J.V. men's basketball team bounded onto the court at the start and continues to lead the league. “I am very proud of them. We started out the season 7-0 and we were playing great," Coach Anthony...

Winter sports highlights

Kenzie Brinkmann, Online Reporter February 17, 2022

1 J.V. Dance Finishing a trick, junior Gianna Platevoet and team perform their hip hop routine at Nationals. 2 Varsity Dance The Varsity Dance team performs their jazz routine at Nationals;...

Dance teams compete at nationals; win big.

Mic drop

Daniella Danko, Alyssa Brown, Staff Writers February 16, 2022

Show up and show out. The dance team program went out in a blaze of glory at the national championship competition; solidifying Coach Rachelle Kiehle's legacy as she retires after 16 years of building...

Senior Julius Korkis shows off his 49ers jersey of player Nick Bosa.

Chase for the trophy

Evis Hernandez, Staff Writer January 26, 2022

One of the United States biggest events, Superbowl 56, is just around the corner and with the remaining teams, the 49ers will win it all. The  San Francisco 49ers have one of the most elite defenses...

Make waves

Lauren Devereux, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 17, 2022

The varsity hockey team plays against Rochester High School at the Onyx in hopes of starting their season off with a win.

Smart start

Lily Robson, Staff Writer December 1, 2021

Ready to get back on the ice again. The 2022 Hockey team is trying to have another successful year. Former junior varsity hockey player, Evan Hayes rejoined the team on November 1st when tryouts were...

Smiling for a picture, Senior Brenner Smith holds up his acceptance letters. “I’m still unsure where I want to go, but I’m excited for my college journey.” Smith is looking at all of his options for his education and will be deciding soon.

Soccer stars onto bigger things

Evis Hernandez, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

Two key players for Eisenhower soccer have wrapped up their highschool careers and plan for their futures. “I don’t plan on playing soccer in college. I’m more just looking towards an academic...

Senior Lauren Petterle, on the right, sports her drum-major outfit while leading the band during the 2021 Ike homecoming parade. “I felt a lot of pride for the band and for our school and it was just really fun,” Petterle said. She marched with her fellow drum majors, Isabella Visnaw and Madison Bellman.

Out of season

Rhonda Shoush, Online Reporter November 11, 2021

Taking flight or setting sail, people go either way when their sports season is over– some pursue it, others let it go. “It was a lot of fun because you got to meet a lot of good people in the marching...

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