The Chariot

Running Forward

Running Forward

Patti Kubota, News Editor

October 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

The boy’s and girl’s cross country teams are implementing new training techniques this season to try to qualify for the state meet. Assistant head coach Mike Messina has noticed improvement in his athletes and is excited for them to continue working for this goal. The girls have been county champs...

Straight To States

Straight To States

Liam Clancy, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

MIDLAND - The men’s varsity tennis team has a successful showing at the MHSAA Division 1 State Tennis Championship at the Midland Tennis Center this past Saturday, Oct. 21. Falling a few points short of state champion Bloomfield Hills, the Colts had victories in both singles and doubles play. Their...

Senior Powderpuff Team Defeats Juniors 21-19

Senior Powderpuff Team Defeats Juniors 21-19

Annie Smuts, Body Copy and Opinion Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Snapshot, Sports

From Manager to Coach

From Manager to Coach

Jack Stromberg, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

After four years of serving as team manager for the football, basketball and lacrosse teams, senior Caleb Whiting is graduating and leaving his position behind. "I started off in middle school," Whiting said. "I was the manager there, so I asked the coaches here and they told me since I had experie...

Senior to Play Collegiate Soccer

Senior to Play Collegiate Soccer

Morgan MacDonald, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

After playing soccer for more than 12 years and sending close to 100 emails to colleges of interest, senior Lindsey Bolas signed to play Division III soccer at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia. "My goal since freshman year was to go to college down south because I wanted to play soccer in t...

Student Pursues Career in Dance

Student Pursues Career in Dance

Patti Kubota and Priya Bandstra

April 27, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Junior Olivia Bonich knows the struggle of late night dance practices and sore wake-ups all too well. Being a competitive dancer can be demanding, especially when schoolwork and family are added into an already crowded schedule. She dances both in her basement and at her studio, Spotlight Dance Works,...

Students Commit to Play College Sports

Students Commit to Play College Sports

Annie Smuts, Entertainment Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

On Friday, Apr. 21, seniors Christopher Murphy, Emily Moharter, Theodore Bleich, and Brandon Davis signed their Letters of Intent in the Lector Room. Murphy committed to play soccer at the Albion College next fall. "I'm happy to see him play in college," varsity soccer coach Jim Stachura said. "Another...

Indoor Track Wins First in Several Events

Indoor Track Wins First in Several Events

Megan Wallace and Morgan MacDonald

March 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

The indoor track team traveled to Aquinas College in Grand Rapids for the Michigan Indoor Track State Finals on Feb. 24. Nine runners qualified through the Breen Track Club, which consists of runners and coaches from across the state. Math teachers Eric Prowse and Michael Messina, along with Matthew...

Fewer Players Try Out for Softball

Fewer Players Try Out for Softball

Megan Wallace and Maddie Young

March 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

The girls softball program has been seeing fewer and fewer players at tryouts the past couple of years. The tryouts for the 2017 season began on March 13, and most players said they expect to have a good season. While there have been enough players to fill three teams- varsity, junior varsity and freshman-...

Boys Dive Holds Winning Record

Boys Dive Holds Winning Record

Jack Stromberg

February 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

Although lacking in numbers, the boys dive team has still maintained a winning record this season. So far, they have managed to end up with four wins, two ties and no losses. Despite having just four divers, members of the team have tried not to let it set them back. “At meets, only three divers...

Just reLAX

Just reLAX

Morgan MacDonald and Gabrielle Francois

February 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

With the spring season just around the corner, the captains of the boys lacrosse team recently told their teammates that their varsity coaches had resigned. “I’m happy for them if they have a better opportunity somewhere else,” senior captain Justin Parry said. “I’m not going to be mad at...