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…

Team 8 Takes on 2017

Dexter Field Hockey’s Team 8 is on the Road to States By Jillian Chesney Dexter’s 2017 field hockey team is one like no other. This team is coached by Trish Mackemer, and is assisted by Keely Tamer, Maggie Olson, and Amy Binder. All of the coaches played in college and have great experience to share. The team is the smallest it’s ever been and is made up of mostly underclassman. In total, there are only 30 players, meaning the Dreads have just enough players to make two teams along with…

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).

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…

State Championship or Bust?

With a more experienced and talented team than the 2014 Division II title squad, the Dreads have lofty expectations By: Ben Daugherty The whistle blew and the Dexter Varsity Field Hockey team took the field for their first game of the 2016 season. Freshman goalkeeper, Maggie Jones, arrived with something to prove as this was her first game in a Dexter uniform. If I’m thinking about being nervous, then it’s hard to focus on the game and the shots that are coming at me,” Jones said. “…my teammates have made it…

Fall Athletes to Watch

Here are some key athletes of their respective teams who you should keep an eye on this season By Jed Howell Joey Hiser/Football: It’s hard to talk about the last decade of Dexter football without mentioning the Hiser name. Hiser is the youngest of three brothers who have all played for Dexter. Both of his brothers went on to play at the collegiate level. This fall, Hiser is returning to the quarterback position after playing receiver the past three seasons. He played quarterback from the time he started tackle football…