The Chariot

Student signs on to Play D1 Hockey

Student signs on to Play D1 Hockey

Stella Spagnuolo, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


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Before games, Anna Fairman sits with her headphones in or listens to music with her team. She prepares herself for what she considers the most exciting part of the game: the beginning. “I don’t really get nervous,” she said. Fairman started playing ice hockey at eight years old after she switched...

Gymnastics Team Preps for Competition

Gymnastics Team Preps for Competition

Skyla Jewell-Hammie, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016


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The Gymnastics Training Center of Rochester smelled of chalk as the girls lined up to walk in. They pushed through the other groups practicing on the floor and made their way toward the balance beams. They got ready to run through their routines in front of their coaches, stretching and making last-minute adj...

Wrestling Team Gets New Coach

Wrestling Team Gets New Coach

Sara Lewandowski and Patti Kubota

December 19, 2016


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This summer, the wrestling team found out they would be getting a new coach for the upcoming season. Joe Wood replaced former coach Jon Thomas, who had given a notice to gym teacher Gary Harlan in the spring about his leaving. Thomas left his role because of his engagement and the time commitment of...

Winter Sports Start Preseason

Winter Sports Start Preseason

Megan Wallace, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


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As fall sports come to a close, winter athletics like basketball and hockey are in the middle of preseason training. Girls basketball begins tryouts in November, but some of the girls have been preparing since May. From May to mid-July the players attend camps and leagues like Greg Grant, where they...

Student Athletes Cope With Busy Schedules

Student Athletes Cope With Busy Schedules

Maddie Young and Liam Clancy

October 31, 2016


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The girls golf and boys tennis teams have missed class multiple times for tournaments and matches. Members of the girls golf team have had to leave at 1:30 p.m. more than five times this past season. “We leave twice per week if [the match] is away,” sophomore golf player Claudia Chabay...

Class of 2017 Wins Powder Puff Game for Second Consecutive Year

Class of 2017 Wins Powder Puff Game for Second Consecutive Year

Leah Graham, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2016


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The Class of 2017 won the annual powder puff football game on Wednesday, Oct. 5, by a score of 30-20. “We put so much hard work into the previous few weeks that we got to win,” senior quarterback Miranda Urban said. This was Urban’s second year playing. The Class of 2017 pulled an upset last...

Class of 2017 Hopes to Defend Powderpuff Title

Class of 2017 Hopes to Defend Powderpuff Title

October 4, 2016


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The girls lined up on either side of the 20-yard line, defense and offense squaring one another up, some in running shoes, others in cleats. Senior Miranda Urban took the snap and launched a spiral to senior Chelsea Henning. On defense, senior Lindsey Bolas stepped in and grabbed the ball out of...

James Lundy III Comes Up With Big Catch

James Lundy III Comes Up With Big Catch

Liam Clancy, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


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On Sept. 6, the varsity football team took on the Avondale Yellowjackets as both teams sought their first win. The Colts won 21-0 in a strong showing from the offensive and defensive teams throughout the game. Senior wide receiver James Lundy III contributed to Troy High’s victory with several catches...

Girls Cross Country Wins First Four Meets

Girls Cross Country Wins First Four Meets

Megan Wallace and Maddie Young

October 3, 2016


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The girls varsity cross country team is starting off the 2016 season with four wins. The season began in early September, but most of the girls started training the first day of summer vacation. Meets continue until the end of October, and the girls have practice every day after school for two hours....

Softball Takes on Rochester in First Doubleheader of Regular Season

Softball Takes on Rochester in First Doubleheader of Regular Season

Leah Graham, Editor

May 21, 2016


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The girls varsity softball team sits cross-legged in a loose circle after beating Rochester High School 15-1 in the first leg of a doubleheader on April 19. During the break between games, the players talk animatedly with one another, long ponytails bobbing as they make their points and emphasize part...

Marching Band and Color Guard Play at Pistons Game

Marching Band and Color Guard Play at Pistons Game

Deepthi Devireddy, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016


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For the Troy Colts drumline and colorguard, the opportunities to perform are endless. Recently, the Detroit Pistons’ organization came to the band with a fundraising offer. They offered the band a deal in which for every individual that bought a ticket through the band program, the band received...

Boys Varsity Basketball Defeats Athens

Boys Varsity Basketball Defeats Athens

LEAH GRAHAM, EDITOR

February 12, 2016


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Students dressed in various jerseys and blackout shirts filled the bleachers of the main gym, talking loudly and excitedly with each other. People had to shout to be heard over the noise, and even then they could still barely understand one another. The clock on the scoreboard counted down to the start...