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Spring Sport Cancelations Leave Students Devastated

Luanni Ford and Manny Al-Nsour | June 4, 2020

Many high school students turn to sports to lead them through their four years of high school, introduce them to lifelong friends and many further opportunities. All throughout their sports’ career, many athletes look forward to senior sports’ traditions and celebrations.   MHSAA says this will be the first school year to not see MHSAA finals since 1942-43, when WW2 canceled finals in many...

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Rules and Regulations

Emma Mertz, Staff Writer | March 6, 2020

Some believe gender biases in sports have created a lack of opportunity for many female athletes. While some sports have become more gender inclusive, there are many teams that aren’t co-ed. This makes the rules different based on the gender of the player. For example, hockey and lacrosse have contrasting rules between the boys’ and girls’ teams. For instance, one rule that differs for boys’...

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Unified Basketball for All

Bridgette Scott, Staff Writer | February 19, 2020

Many students and staff are excited to introduce the newest team that gives certain students a chance that they might not have had before. According to the Special Olympics website, “Unified Sports joins people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team. It was inspired by a simple principle: training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding,...

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Powerpuff and Powderpuff

Ping-yu Hsu, Staff Writer | February 19, 2020

Powerpuff and Powderpuff give students an opportunity to raise school spirit. One day a year, boys and girls have the opportunity to play a sport that is usually unavailable to them. Powerpuff and Powderpuff allow students to participate in those sports, which for girls is football, and for boys it is volleyball.  Powderpuff is a school-wide event where junior and senior girls get to play football...

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D1 Destiny

Meriam Meram, Body Copy Editor | December 16, 2019

It is May 20, 2020, the last day of school for seniors. It is spring and the weather is getting warm, the sun is up, the sky is clear and the flowers are blooming. It is early afternoon, most seniors are in the gym, putting on their caps and getting last minute pictures with their friends. They line up and begin walking, commencing the senior clap out. Making their way throughout the entire school,...

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Preseason Conditioning for Sports Teams

Jessica Geisler, Staff Writer | October 29, 2019

For sports teams, it’s crucial the team be ready for their upcoming season. As a result of this, many sports have developed early conditioning programs during the off season. During preseason conditioning in girls’ soccer for example, conditioning sessions start two months before tryouts. These sessions consist of a mix of weight lifting and running, to get the girls in optimal shape for their...

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