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,…

Dexter Young Life

A youth group that is open to all high school students and introduces them to the Christian faith By Jillian Chesney Everyone loves a good donut on a Friday morning. Luckily, the leaders of Dexter Young Life hand out free donuts to make Friday morning’s a little better. The mission of Young Life is to “introduce adolescents to God and help them grow in their faith,” according to Young Life’s website. They do this through their club, campaigners, camp, and by building relationships.

Winter Sports Briefs

With high expectations for many teams, the Dreadnaughts have sights set on various titles By Jacoby Haley & Jillian Chesney The 2017-18 winter sports season is going to be something to watch for Dexter, with young star athletes in the sports, talented coaching staff looking to make improvements, and a men’s swim program poised to make a consecutive state title run. All in all, the Dreads are something to be excited about in the coming months. Hockey Following last year when they ended their season early by losing in the…

Athletes in the Crowd

A look into the lives, motivations, and future plans of three star athletes By Jillian Chesney Eva Gaetino is a freshman at DHS. She plays soccer for the Michigan Hawks. Gaetino loves soccer because it’s her outlet from all the craziness going on in her life. She feels that her teammates are the “best people ever.” Her motivation comes from the goal of playing on the full national team (USWNT). This goal pushes her to play and work harder each day. Her coach and teammates also motivate her by continuing…

Club Sport Struggles

The difference between school and club sports is unfair By JIllian Chesney Here at Dexter High School, there are many sports that are not recognized by the school, and subsequently are categorized as club sports. Field hockey, lacrosse, freshmen baseball, water polo, and equestrian are the club sports at DHS. These sports are only given a varstiy letter if they meet the set requirements.

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…

Athletes in the Crowd

A look at a few athletes trying to bounce back from injury for the coming school year By Jillian Chesney and Mitchell Sterlitz Stephen Sterlitz: As one of the three captains of the boys water polo team, senior Stephen Sterlitz is “very optimistic about our team this year and I’m excited to be able to play with a great group of guys for my final year as a Dreadnaught.” Sterlitz is a diehard water polo player and has a true passion for the sport, a trait that helped the team…

The Hidden Gems Review

Krazy Jim’s: All But Typical; Nothing But Worth It By Jillian CHESney & Jacoby Haley Prepare to be yelled at, rushed, and made fun of, but love every second of it. At Krazy Jim’s Blimpy Burger, the staff is harsh, but the food is great. Upon entering, one is welcomed by the clean restaurant and warm scent of anything greasy. With more than two million different burger combinations, the obscure menu features an artistic take on everything they serve at the burger joint, and the choices are quite nearly endless.