• March 9Spring sports start today, 3/9, right after school. Make sure you have a physical on file.
  • March 5If you are running track there is a meeting after school, 3/5, in the media center.
  • March 4Academic team photos, 3/11, starting at 11 a.m., so make sure you wear your team shirt.


Senior begins new sport while coach builds new program

Senior Jake Sutton wrestles during practice with coach Foster Bunce, while Bunce gives Sutton techniques. Bunce coaches by wrestling with his athletes telling them different moves or forms while they wrestle in slow-motion. After they complete the technique, they wrestle

Logan Connolly, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2018

The one emotion that was going through senior Jake Sutton’s head on that mat during his eighth grade year was nerves, and that did not change his senior year. Heading in to his first high school meet, Sutton said he “was nervous but somewhat confident.” Sutton plays team sports like baseball and ...

Rookie varsity quarterback looks to future

Rookie varsity quarterback looks to future

Logan Connolly, Sports Editor

November 13, 2017

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

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

Freshmen Rachel Owens pushes through pain o her last lap of her 2 mile track event. She was just second away from her personal best.

Emma Lockhart, Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2017

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

Senior Charlotte Balkus throws the ball from third base to home plate at practice on March 23.

Sarah Shevrovich, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2017

“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

“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

  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

Eighth grade Kaitlin Miller aggressively fights to get the ball away from the Dewitt team player on the offensive field.

Abbey Salyer, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2017

 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

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

Over a month after playing Royal Oak during week two of football, Kolby Canfield charges past an opponent, ball in hand, during a game against Olivet on October 7. Canfield played despite pain in his ankle

Sarah Barney, Senior Reporter

February 8, 2017

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

After rolling out the mats, and completing their stretches and warm ups, the competitive cheer team works on perfecting their routines for their upcoming competition.

Chloe Miner, Staff Reporter

January 5, 2017

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

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...

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