Fall Sports Recap

The first wave of Dexter athletics are coming to a close, and every team sure made the most of it By Mitchell Sterlitz and kellen porter Volleyball There were high hopes for the volleyball team coming into this season with the talented junior and senior class. The team was led by junior Taylor Venuto and senior Alexa Bell, two strong role models for the volleyball program. Throughout the season, the team was dominant in tournaments and regular season games, finishing with an overall record of 33-12. “We played hard until…

New Year, Same Football?

After another 0-9 season did Coach Jacobs really make any changes to the football program? By Kellen Porter Last year, Coach Koenig was let go after going 1-35 in four years giving Dexter football the worst losing streak of all of the high school football programs in Michigan. Coach Phil Jacobs was hired to be a motivator and rebuild Dexter to its former glory, he was working the kids extra hard in the weight room and on the field, making sure that the team would be ready for those close…

The New Dexter Football

Coach Phil Jacobs adds a new found life to the Dexter football program By Jacoby Haley Same old Dexter Football strikes again? So, you may think. Even though the Dreads suffered another loss – the program’s 33rd straight defeat – there were a few major bright spots featured in the opening game, a 41-14 loss to Adrian, of a revamped program. There were highlights on both sides of the ball for Dexter, a vast improvement from years past.

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…

An open gate with an open heart

In his typical purple and yellow Lions Club polo and hat, Louie Ceriani pumps up players, parents and fans of Dexter sports on a regular basis. In his 85th year of living in Dexter, Ceriani has continually supported Dexter in everything he does. About 30 years ago the Dexter Lions Club started to raise money to offer scholarships to students and volunteer in the Dexter community, especially in athletics. The Lion’s Club was asked by the late Al Ritt to help volunteer at football games. Ceriani, a member from the…