Dexter overcomes deficit to beat Lenawee in overtime

By Kellen Porter The Dexter men’s basketball team beat the Lenawee Christian Cougars last night. Dexter’s record improves to 14-5, and Lenawee’s drops to 14-3. Even though Dexter won the game, they were down most of it, as Lenawee was very consistent from behind the arch. However, thanks to DHS senior Brady Rosen’s 36 point 11 rebound performance, the Dreads were able to pull out the victory in overtime. When asked about the game, Brady Rosen said, “I’m glad we were able to pull out the victory and put or…

Dexter falls to Adrian 44-42

The Dexter men’s basketball team came out weak against Adrian on Monday. The Dreads scored just three points in the first quarter en route to a 44-42 loss to the Maples. Dexter was able to fight back, however, to a two-point deficit by halftime. Dexter took its first lead in the third quarter with scrappy defense and constant inside scoring. But with an ankle injury to senior point guard Drew Bishop late in the game, Dexter was not able to create a comfortable lead. Adrian closed the game with a…

A Big Win for Dexter Women’s Basketball

The Lady Dreads shock Huron in the district opener By Jillian Chesney On Monday, the women’s basketball team took home a great win against Huron, 41-36. Huron went through their entire season with a 19-1 record and they were ranked 5th in the state. The Lady Dreads came out of nowhere and surprised everyone. Dexter entered the third quarter ahead by just one point in a seesaw game. Towards the end of the game, the score was still close. Junior Sammi Corcoran had the most points in the game with 15,…

Hockey Regionals Preview

By Michael Waltz The Division 3 regional playoffs are underway  — here are the matchups. Gibraltar Carlson beat Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central 5-3 on Monday,  advancing to play Temperance Bedford on Wednesday. Chelsea will play Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard at 5:00 PM today in Chelsea’s Arctic Coliseum. Directly after that, Dexter will be facing off Pinckney at 7:00 PM in the same arena. The teams that advance from these two games will face each other  this Thursday at 5:00 PM in the Arctic Coliseum. Whichever team wins that game …

Men’s Swim and Dive Wins SECs

Dexter dominating at the SECs meet By Mitchell Sterlitz The Dexter Men’s Swim and Dive team took part in the SEC swim meet this past weekend and blew every team out of the water, which is fitting because they’re the Dreadnaughts. It was an extremely successful weekend, with swimmers like Luke Sayler, Michael Baumann, and Sam Krahn making state cuts in their events.

Ypsilanti beats Dexter for SEC Crown

by kellen porter The Dexter boys basketball team lost to the Ypsilanti Golden Grizzlies 65-50 on Tuesday night. The win bumps Ypsilanti’s record to 16-1 while Dexter falls to 11-6. The only loss the Grizzlies have is a loss to Dexter earlier this season. Tuesday’s game wasn’t just any regular season game; it was for the SEC Championship. This was Dexter’s first chance at a league title since 2003.

Issue 5 AITC

Nearing the postseason, here is a close look into some Dreadnaught athletes and their hard work By Stephen Sterlitz Rosen is no stranger to the varsity basketball environment, contributing to the team since his sophomore year. The Dexter men’s basketball team is currently 8-4, a superb record only half way into the season. Rosen is a big contributor to his team’s success with 12 points and 8 rebounds a game. Rosen hopes to pursue a college basketball career in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) at the Division III level.…

The Power of Iron Dread

The arrival of Coach Jacobs and Coach Whittaker breathes new life into Dexter athletics By Jimmy Fortuna-Peak The beginning of the new football season brought two new faces to DHS, Head Coach Phil Jacobs and assistant coach Chris Whittaker, who took roles as coaches and DHS faculty members. Their initial goal was to rebuild the football program by getting the players in shape and making them physically stronger. Now, they’re expanding this weight room mentality to the rest of Dexter athletics. While Jacobs and Whittaker are both primarily football coaches,…