Player of the Month- February

Player of the Month- February

Liam King

February 26, 2014


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Men’s and Women’s Varsity Bowling Coach Michael Pollak selected Junior Carly Schiner as player of the month.   Why did you select Carly as co player of the player of the month? “She has worked extremely hard over the past summer and at our first singles tournament there were 100 g...

Student sections support sports teams

Student sections support sports teams

Rebecca Wright, Staff Writer

February 14, 2014


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Fourth quarter, 15 seconds left, junior power forward Justin Greason, of the Mens Varsity basketball team scores the winning basket of the game. The crowd chants and screams for their teams victory. “Some of my favorite memories are when I can see all of the kids in the stands going crazy for me...

Angie Wysocki, Associate Editor

January 13, 2014


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With only seven players returning from the team that reached State Quarterfinals last season, the Men’s Varsity Hockey team faces off with 15 new faces on their team. “It was difficult at first, because more than half of our team was new,” senior Captain Eric VanSlembrouck said. “This is the...

Varsity cheer wins MAC crossover competition

Varsity cheer wins MAC crossover competition

Hayley Himanek, Associate Editor

December 15, 2013


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As the sweat and determination showed on their faces, the motivation to win pulled through when the Varisty cheer team received the gold at the MAC Crossover competition.     “I was happy when we won because we gave a good first impression,” senior base Olivia Valley said. “We expected to get ...

JV and Varsity dance sweep the competition

JV and Varsity dance sweep the competition

Hailey Kappaz, Social Media Editor

December 15, 2013


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Second place isn’t an option for this year’s dance team. Varsity and Junior Varsity (JV) dance participated in their first competition of the season held at Clarkston High School. Both dance teams came in with high intensity. “It’s the first competition of the season so not only do we need...

Marathons challenge staff and students

Marathons challenge staff and students

Christian Kennedy, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013


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While reading an article about spots for the 2013 Detroit Marathon filling quickly, Biology teacher Jason Logsdon decided to participate after his broken foot healed. “There are both mental and physical aspects of running a marathon: getting physically in shape, but also mentally preparing yourself...

Q and A with Lisa Doherty on Women’s Swim and Dive

Cory Zayance, Staff Writer

November 17, 2013


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  Q: What do you think the most successful part of your season was? A: “The county meet. All of the girls came together and swam well as a team.” Q: How did you do this year, compared to last year? A: “We did about the same. We lost a lot of really good seniors, so getting second p...

Dance team challenges for a win

Lindsay Wilkinson, Staff Writer

November 17, 2013


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A new team, a new routine and a new start to hold the first place title is dancing around the corner in a fast pace. The Eisenhower dance team has been working hard with more than just a little rhythm in their feet. “We’re shooting to win the title of Hip Hop and Jazz this year,” senior dance...

Ask the player: Eric VanSlembrouck

Jamie Szymkowicz, Staff Writer

November 17, 2013


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  Senior Eric VanSlembrouck enters his fourth and last year playing on varsity hockey. VanSlembrouck plays as a center forward on the team and serves as a valuable force each year.  With his constant work ethic and speed, he received a total of 16 points last season. What do you look forward t...

Concussions hit teenagers hard

Concussions hit teenagers hard

Emily Cook, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013


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Lunging in for a tackle, senior Varsity football safety Shane Pettke was knocked off his feet by a Dakota opponent. His head hit the ground─ hard─ giving him a concussion. “When I got the concussion, I felt really dizzy and my eyes were all blurry and I didn’t know where I was,” Pettke said. ...

Varsity Football hosts homecoming game against Romeo Bulldogs

Varsity Football hosts homecoming game against Romeo Bulldogs

Rebecca Wright, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013


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The Varsity Football team hosted the Romeo Bulldogs in a MAC Red conference game at Swinehart field on Oct 11, providing a win and homecoming festivities for the spectators and students. “I was so nervous for playing at my first homecoming game, but my team pumped me up and it ended up to be a grea...

Cross Country runs from race to homecoming dance

Mackenzie Gurne, Staff Writter

October 20, 2013


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Forget leisurely getting ready for the homecoming dance. The Men & Women’s Cross Country teams woke to early morning alarm clocks and stepped into their running shoes. The Cross Country team met at Stoney Creek’s Bay Point beach at 8:30 a.m. The Women’s Varsity team raced at 10:00 and...

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