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Rookie varsity quarterback looks to future

Rookie varsity quarterback looks to future

Logan Connolly, Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The huddle ends and the play is chosen, a grunt coming from the boys. As the play is put into action, all the pressure is place on the quarterback’s shoulders, and that is just what sophomore Brandon Nelson loves. Nelson is the team’s new quarterback, filling the position after Mason Gee-Mon...

Battling for a breath

Battling for a breath

Zabrina Yannella, Creative Editor

June 23, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Twenty minutes into the first half of the varsity girls soccer game, freshman Megan Catron broke into chills and could not breathe. The ability to catch her breath felt farther away than the end of the school year. Some signs that an asthmatic athlete is going through an episode are chills and short...

Following in her footsteps

Following in her footsteps

Emma Lockhart, Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2017


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Pushing herself to finish the 2 mile race, freshman Rachel Owen steadily runs along the track against 11 other athletes, one of those being her peer, friend and mentor, senior Julia Olson. Working to improve her personal record, Owen wants to run as hard as she can. Owen has ran track two years previous to thi...

Pitch, field and game

Pitch, field and game

Sarah Shevrovich, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

“I do think softball is harder [than baseball],” the varsity boys coach Chris Robinson said “due to the fact that they pitch so close and the ball comes from a really weird angle.” According to ESPN softball is harder than baseball because the field is half the size, making the game largely ab...

Pursuing their passion

Pursuing their passion

Logan Connolly, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

“I feel coaches keep everything together,” sophomore competitive cheerleader and soccer player Justice Clark said, when asked the importance of coaches. “They’re like the glue of the game. They make sure everything is kept together.” This year, two new coaches are ready to stick high scores ...

Sashay, plié and ballet

Sashay, plié and ballet

Emma Lockhart and Zabrina Yannella

April 12, 2017


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  Years of footwork, dozens of costumes and days of sore muscles are a few ways to describe the time senior Katie Outwater has put into her sport. Outwater has spent 16 years in dance, 6 years of that competitively. “Dance, to me, is expressing my emotions on stage,” Outwater said. “My fav...

Indoor girl’s soccer team competes to train for outdoor

Indoor girl’s soccer team competes to train for outdoor

Abbey Salyer, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2017


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 Sophomore Bethany Plennert tends goal on the Stockbridge girl indoor soccer team, blocking and catching balls that opponents try to kick in the goal. Ever since she joined a Stockbridge community soccer team in third grade, Bethany has always been interested in playing the sport. “Each day bef...

Losing calories and gaining skills

Losing calories and gaining skills

Justice Clark, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2017


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Playing basketball in high school not only helps basketball skills, but is also known to help with an athlete’s mental health, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unfortunately, only 17 percent of 9-12 grade students are physically active for at least 60 minutes a day. Playing ...

Pushing past limits

Pushing past limits

Sarah Barney, Senior Reporter

February 8, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Four: the amount of seasons young athletes have to distinguish themselves when competing at high school level. They train often and attend summer camps. They push their bodies as hard as they can to reach their goals. With a focus shifted to how well they can perform, it can be easy for athletes to ...

Competitive cheer season begins promising

Competitive cheer season begins promising

Chloe Miner, Staff Reporter

January 5, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Walking into our rival school’s gymnasium, the adrenaline rush of competition washes over the competitive cheer team. The days have finally begun where the team’s grueling hours of practicing for the competitions will show. On December 7, Michigan cheer teams compete at the Leslie High School Winte...

I’m busy today, and tomorrow and the next day

I’m busy today, and tomorrow and the next day

Justice Clark, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2016


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Senior Austin Standfield plays more than one sport during the year, sometimes more than one per season. For Standfield, this is not that difficult, but for others it might be a whole different story. “A tip, I would say, would be to find what best manages you,” Stanfield said. “My fourth bloc...

Embracing the 2016 season

Embracing the 2016 season

Anna Baird, Content Editor

November 9, 2016


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Countless practices after school, meets that last for hours, and comparisons race time: This is the life of a cross country athlete. Most sports teams turn and run when they are faced with trouble, but with cross country, running is what the sport is all about. The boys cross country team is currently ran...

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