Athletes in the Crowd

Athletes in the Crowd

A look back at some memorable fall athletes along with a pair of winter athletes to keep an eye on. By Jed Howell Travon Reid, Football  Fan favorite and four-year Dexter football veteran, Travon Reid touched the field for the last time this fall. His cardboard cutout will no longer fly over the student section on Friday nights. Reid was a two-year starter on varsity both his junior and senior year, and he contributed to the team as an offensive and defensive lineman. Reid described his final game as “relieving”…

Lady Dreads Advance to Title Game with Overtime win

Lady Dreads Advance to Title Game with Overtime win

By Squall Staff The Dexter field hockey team defeated Ann Arbor Huron 2-1 in overtime on Thursday to advance to Saturday’s Division 1 title game. Thanks to @bcheezit, we have video of Emma Tamer’s game-winning goal. Dexter will play Ann Arbor Pioneer in the championship game. Dexter lost to Pioneer in last year’s semifinals. Pioneer is looking to win its third straight Division 1 championship. Dexter is looking to win its second in theee years (Dexter won the 2014 Division 2 championship).

Athletes in the Crowd

Athletes in the Crowd

Here are some key athletes from their respective teams who you should keep an eye on for the rest of the season and beyond By Caden Koenig and Nick LeBlanc Alex Janosi- Water Polo “Our team goal is to be the best ranked Dexter water polo team ever, which is fourth in the state,” senior Alex Janosi said.  Janosi is in his third full year on varsity and is a co-captain. As the season progresses, Janosi realizes this season could be his last year playing water polo as he is undecided…

Fall Sports Update

Fall Sports Update

A quick overview of some of Dexter’s primary fall sports as the season winds down By Nick LeBlanc and Alex Strang Football This season, the Dreads have shown improvement through six games.  What has been the constant downfall of the team is the lack of personnel, which has caused players to get tired as the games have progressed.  The Dreads still have a positive outlook despite the 0-6 record: “Every week before a game we try and put together quality practices,” senior Seamus McCurren said. “We had a good week…

Water Polo Dominance

Water Polo Dominance

The men’s water polo team is showing improvement from last year thanks to leadership and young talent By Truman Stovall The men’s water polo team at DHS believes it is more capable of competing against top teams this year than last, and much of it has to do with new players and leadership. Last year’s team was talented, but some key players were seniors. It’s hard in many sports to replace a solid senior class, but current senior Alex Janosi believes the team “definitely made up the talent that was lost.”…

Dexter vs. Fowlerville

Dexter vs. Fowlerville

The Dreads can’t stop Fowlerville’s offense, falling 49-13 in the season opener on August 26 By Nick LeBlanc During the Dreads’ opening drive, a holding call and an illegal man downfield call spoiled a seemingly promising drive.  More mental mistakes came at other inconvenient times during the game, too. The costly mistakes proved too much to overcome as Fowlerville defeated Dexter 49-13. “I think we could’ve done a better job of playing smarter and playing our own game of football,” senior Travon Reid said. The Dreads first scored in the…

Lex Williams: Hometown Hero

Lex Williams: Hometown Hero

Boys Cross Country Coach and 2005 DHS Graduate Represents Dexter at the 2016 Olympic Trials By Alex Strang Many athletes only dream of competing in the Olympics, but Dexter alum Lex Williams actually got a shot to compete for his spot on Team USA. Williams is a long distance runner and ran in the 1500-meter run in Eugene, Oregon, in July in an attempt to qualify for Team USA. Although he did not make the final cut – only the top 3 Americans in each event qualify – he got…