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The Varsity hockey team takes their team photo. As their season comes to an end David Erwin transitions over as the head coach.

Coaching changes

Ava Nightingale, Editor May 14, 2024

With 16 coaching seasons under his belt, previous assistant Varsity hockey coach David Erwin takes on the head coaching position. “Bob Hall did a great job of building the program and I'm excited...

On your mark, get set, go. Ready to race LCCE students including sophomore Vladimir Doroslovac prepare to take on the 200-meter race.

Ready, set, go

Mia Wrobel, Staff Writer May 13, 2024

In a race to win LCCE students took on the Special Olympics on Wednesday, May 8 at Macomb Community College.  “I think it's important to have this event so that they feel included and welcomed and...

Nothing but strikes. After hours of practice, junior Dylan Harnden becomes the state’s top bowler. Next year, he hopes to do as well as he did last season and continue to improve.

One pin at a time

Hali Ponce, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

Five years of bowling pays off with hours of practice and dedication to earn the title of Michigan’s top bowler. “I first went out with my friends to bowl, and it was just an activity and a way...

On media day, Macomb United skaters from Eisenhower High School take their photo. After three preliminary team competitions, skaters from Macomb United High School’s team B and C figure skating qualified for states. It’s just good to see them (skaters) get out of their comfort zone too because a lot of kids are not confident with getting in front of judges and getting on the ice on their own. So actually seeing them do that when there’s more pressure (or) when they might be more anxious is very rewarding because they’re growing up as skaters and as human beings,” Suburban Macomb and Rochester Ice Center figure skating coach Devin Prasatek said.

Twizzling through states

Daniel Momirovski, Staff Writer March 14, 2024

Hours of jumping, falling, spinning, stretching and moving on or off the ice pays off sending Macomb United through states. “I think the most exciting part (of competition) is getting to see all the...

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 19, 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...

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