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Oregon Escapes Upset-Minded Michigan

Oregon Escapes Upset-Minded Michigan

Shane Hoffmann
March 24
Filed under SPORTS

  The Michigan Wolverines came out of the gates in a similar fashion to their previous two NCAA Tournament games. Their highflying offense looked to be in a daze as they struggled, possession after possession, to find high percentage shots.   With Pac-12 Player of The Year, Dillon Brooks, being shutdo...

Found! Tom Brady’s Stolen Super Bowl 51 Game Jersey Recovered by FBI

Found! Tom Brady’s Stolen Super Bowl 51 Game Jersey Recovered by FBI

Shea O'Brien, Staff
March 20
Filed under NEWS, SPORTS

NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas was more than just the sight of Super Bowl 51 this past February; it was also labeled a crime scene after five time Super Bowl champion quarterback Tom Brady’s jersey was stolen. After being missing for almost a month and a half, the FBI confirmed the jersey has been...

Tebow Time: Community High’s Thoughts on Former Football Star’s New Found Baseball Career

Tebow Time: Community High’s Thoughts on Former Football Star’s New Found Baseball Career

Shea O'Brien and Michael Eder
March 10
Filed under SPORTS

Almost a decade ago, University of Florida star quarterback Tim Tebow became the first sophomore to win the Heisman Trophy in college football history. The well spoken young man captivated the hearts of many across the the nation, and after his 2007 National Championship victory, many deemed him the ...

Life Before Brady and Belichick

Life Before Brady and Belichick

Shea O'Brien
March 3
Filed under 300 WORDS, FEATURES, SPORTS

On May 25, 1971, Michael O’Brien was born in Acton, Massachusetts. An instant fan of local NFL team the “New England Patriots,” a young O’Brien would come to suffer his first 31 years without a Super Bowl victory. Today the franchise is envied throughout the NFL for their absolute dominanc...

IHSA Huntseat Show at Albion College

IHSA Huntseat Show at Albion College

Caitlin Mahoney, Arts editor
February 15
Filed under PHOTO GALLERIES, SPORTS

On Feb. 11th and 12th, college equestrian teams gathered at the Nancy G. Held equestrian center at Albion College. These teams have come to compete in one of the last IHSA (intercollegiate horse show association), of the season. Many of the riders coming with hopes of qualifying for regionals th...

Pioneer vs Bedford Men’s Varsity Basketball Game

Pioneer vs Bedford Men’s Varsity Basketball Game

Viv Brandt
December 29
Filed under SPORTS

Cold snow fell from the sky outside of Pioneer High School, as friends and family filed into the Pioneer High School gymnasium and filled up the student section. They were here to watch the Ann Arbor Pioneer vs Bedford men’s varsity basketball game. Both teams were warming up on the court as the time dre...

Molly Johnson Sets Herself Up for Success

Molly Johnson Sets Herself Up for Success

Jackie Mortell and Elena Bernier
December 19
Filed under SPORTS

Maura (Molly) Johnson, a junior at Community High School, already knows where she is going to college. She is a standout volleyball player and committed to Michigan State University in March of her sophomore year. Johnson’s father introduced her to volleyball because he played for 20 years. She playe...

Ann Arbor Skyron v.s. University Liggett School Women’s Ice Hockey

Ann Arbor Skyron v.s. University Liggett School Women’s Ice Hockey

Viv Brandt
December 14
Filed under SPORTS

As fans begin to fill in the cold bleachers, Ann Arbor Skyron women’s ice hockey team warms up for their fifth game at the Veterans Memorial Ice Rink against the University Liggett School, a private, independent school located in Grosse Pointe Woods, Mi.    The buzzer sounds and the teams return to th...

Diving Regionals

Diving Regionals

Mary DeBona
November 14
Filed under SPORTS

Grace Murphy stood on the edge of one of the diving boards at Hill Pool, which she had practiced on for all four of her years on the swim and dive team at Pioneer High School. Tonight would be her last meet at Hill Pool, as well as her last chance to qualify for the State Championship Meet, which was...

Behind Huron Field Hockey

Behind Huron Field Hockey

Jackie Mortell
November 9
Filed under SPORTS

Huron High School Field Hockey has gone through several changes over the past couple of years, but now they have a new coach, a young team, a strong record and the respect of their rivals. Best of all, they seem to be having the time of their lives. In June of 2016, Lauren Hall took over as the H...

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