Dexter Wins it at the Buzzer

The Dexter men’s basketball team beat the Ann Arbor pioneers 56-53 yesterday after a miraculous half court buzzer beater by Brady Rosen. This game was special for the Dreads, as it was senior night, making it important to get a victory in their last game at home for the seniors. The Dreads went up early with some quick three pointers from point guard Drew Bishop, but Pioneer’s Drew Lauder led the Pioneers back to take the lead late in the fourth. With time running out,  Rosen grabbed the rebound and…

Dexter Advances to District Title

By Kellen Porter The Dexter women’s basketball team beat the Skyline Eagles 41-25 yesterday, which will advance them to the district finals. Dexter was lead to an incredible underdog victory by Kylie Cabana with 17 points and Kylie Nicewonger with 11 points. This victory was unexpected, but it landed the Lady Dreads a surprising placement in the district championship. What’s next: The Lady Dreads will play 7 p.m. Friday against Pioneer for the district title. 

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…

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.

Athletes in the Crowd

A look at some students excelling in their winter sports By Michael Waltz and Kellen Porter Michael Bauman Coming into the swim season, freshman Michael Bauman had no idea the amount of dedication he would have to put into the team. But he is still getting used to things and is preparing to do well in the beginning of the season. Bauman has been swimming for eight years. Bauman first started swimming in DCAC because it was interesting “But most importantly to meet chicks”. Bauman has added to the team…

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”…

‘WE ARE’ Dreadnaught Basketball

Women’s varsity basketball team looks to relive 2013 run to the Breslin Center By Caden Koenig & Lizzy Merriman In 2013, the women’s varsity basketball team fought their way to the Breslin Center in East Lansing to compete in the state’s Final Four. It has been three years since this accomplishment and the Dreads have continued to be a formidable squad. This season, Dexter has an impressive 18-1 record, turning the typical far-fetched goal of state championship into a realistic possibility. Since freshman year, current seniors have made it a personal goal to go…