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They shoot, they score. Senior Braden Buza protects possession of the ball. The team scored 58-38 in the first game of the season.

Win against Warren

Ava Nightingale, Editor December 1, 2023

The Varsity basketball team opens their season strong, with a 58-38 win against Warren Woods Tower High School. “We knew we had to come out with energy and that's what we did," senior Varsity basketball...

Opening with a tie. The Varsity Hockey team tie during their home opening game. The team played against Walled Lake North High School who they tied with last year as well.

Second time’s a tie

Skyler Wolfe, Staff Writer November 18, 2023

Skating onto the ice for the home opener, the varsity hockey team tied 2-2 with Walled Lake Northern.  “Tying them for the second year in a row is devastating. After getting the first goal, I thought...

Powderpuff players prepare

Powderpuff players prepare

Daniel Momirovski, Editor October 27, 2023

After a two year absence, the powderpuff flag football game returns on Monday, Oct. 30 at Swinehart field.  “The biggest part of this is just that it’s a fun experience,” junior coach Justin...

Semi-Finals success. Senior center back Devin Chene chases after the ball. The team won against Stoney Creek High School 5-0.

As the rain pours Adams scores

Ava Nightingale, Editor October 26, 2023

Following their 5-0 Semi-Final win, the Varsity soccer team faced off against Rochester Adams in the pouring rain.  “I was excited [to win Semi-Finals], but at the same time, I knew who we were playing...

MINE! Prepared for impact, sophomore varsity volleyball player and libero Kayla Ostrander [pictured on the right] has her arms out in a bump position ready to receive. Ostrander and her teammates lost their home game against Marysville high school. “She’s always next to me on the court when I need her for support,” sophomore varsity volleyball player Gina Fedrigo said.

Ostrander bumps up leaderboards

Daniel Momirovski, Editor October 19, 2023

Climbing up the ranks, sophomore varsity volleyball player Kayla Ostrander leads with 409 digs, 35 aces, 34 assists and 1st in the state for digs. “I’m pretty confident when I’m out there playing,”...

Tiny stunters. During the children’s cheer clinic varsity cheerleaders junior Sydney Jaron and senior Katelyn Haddon help a little girl with stunts. “I enjoyed them [the kids] having new experiences and a new view of cheer because some of them didn’t know what cheer was before,” Jaron said. They hosted the clinic in the gym Wednesday Oct. 4 after school.

Junior eagles fly

Samantha Erwin, Editor October 10, 2023

 Jumps, stunts, chants and tumbles: the many cheer techniques young kids learn at the annual children’s cheer clinic.  “We started this clinic to get our varsity cheerleaders involved with the...

The faster you run, the faster you’re done. Wearing their award t-shirts, junior Charlotte Long and seniors Tyler Brothers and Luke Oyster smile for the camera. All three ran personal bests and placed in the top 15 of their divisions. “As soon as I crossed the finish line, I jumped with joy and ran to my parents,” Long said.

Make a run for it

Ava Nightingale, Editor October 3, 2023

The eerie silence of nerves and anticipation ended with the shot of a gun. “I was feeling good [when the gun went off] because I have been waiting for three years to break 20 and I knew today in my...

 Diving into new depths. Competing at Romeo High School, senior Mario D’Annunzio and junior Riley Brimm break the dive 11 record from 1989. Currently, Mario holds the new record, leaving behind his legacy after his last season.

Dominating Divers

Ava Nightingale, Staff writer March 7, 2023

After 34 years, the dive 11 record was broken by not just one, but two determined divers. Kicking off his swim career in tenth grade, the now senior Mario D’Annunzio was the first to break the record...

 Finishing top 100 for the boys varsity cross country states’ race, senior Jacob Maurer and junior Tyler Brothers celebrate finishing off the season. This was Maurer’s last year and another finish for Brothers. Their dedication to the team before and during the season helped them achieve their goal of making it to states.

Run through Regionals, to States they go

Ava Nightingale, Staff writer November 28, 2022

On the count of three, the gunshot rang through the air as runners took off at the state championship for mens varsity cross country. “It was a goal of mine since joining the team, so that had been...

During the homecoming game versus Anchor Bay, 
 junior kicker Rocco Fedrigo kicks off. With alumni watching, the game went into double over time after a close scoreboard during the game. Fedrigo nailed the game winning field goal. “It was just a good moment and I was really proud of myself for the work I put it,” Rocco said. “It really paid off on the field.”

Friday night lights

Marsida Cukaj, Staff Writer October 16, 2022

Playing in front of the largest crowd at a Homecoming game, including alumni who showed their support during the 50th anniversary, the varsity football team stormed the field against Anchor Bay. “It...

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...

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