National Sports Briefs

Top headlines from the sports world in the past month By Michael Waltz Winter Olympics Results As the 23rd Winter Olympic games have come to an end, there are many amazing moments to look back on. The U.S. finished the competition with 23 medals which put them in 4th place behind Canada (29), Germany (31), and Norway (39). In women’s snowboarding halfpipe, 17-year-old Chloe Kim took home the gold for the U.S.A. after landing back-to-back 1080s, a first in women’s Olympic history. Shaun White pulled off an amazing run in…

Hockey Regionals Preview

By Michael Waltz The Division 3 regional playoffs are underway  — here are the matchups. Gibraltar Carlson beat Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central 5-3 on Monday,  advancing to play Temperance Bedford on Wednesday. Chelsea will play Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard at 5:00 PM today in Chelsea’s Arctic Coliseum. Directly after that, Dexter will be facing off Pinckney at 7:00 PM in the same arena. The teams that advance from these two games will face each other  this Thursday at 5:00 PM in the Arctic Coliseum. Whichever team wins that game …

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…

Dexter soccer wins Districts, plays Coldwater in first Regional game

Dexter soccer continues their amazing 19-0 season in Districts By Michael Waltz Update 10/25: Tuesday’s Regionals semifinal game between Dexter and Coldwater has been postponed to thursday at 7pm due to inclement weather.  Undefeated and ranked number one in the state, the Dexter soccer team headed into the Districts semifinals with high expectations facing off against Adrian. It was a hard fought game by both sides with Dexter ending up on top with a 3-0 victory on the road. Goals were scored by senior Jaylen Bonilla, junior Caden Doll, and…

Little Caesars Arena: How Does it Compare?

The new Little Caesars Arena vs Joe Louis Arena By Michael Waltz  Little Caesars Arena in Detroit is the newest and second largest ice hockey arena in the world. It will not only be the new home for the Detroit Red Wings but also for the Pistons basketball team. So how will it compare to Joe Louis Arena? Will it have the same feeling of excitement and intensity? Will we still be Hockeytown? These are questions many people are asking themselves. Here’s my take on the new arena.

Dexter Soccer Flies by Lincoln in Another Shutout

The Dexter men’s soccer team continues their season long winning streak with a victory over Lincoln. By Michael Waltz The first play of the game, Dexter’s Alex Doletzky, passes across the field for a shot by senior Daniel Higgins that was stopped by the Lincoln Goaltender. Moments later Dexter senior Ryan Sanders layed up a corner kick for a header by senior Cole Herrald putting the Dreads up by one goal, four minutes into the first half.

Dreads Soccer Blanks Pinckney 4-0

Senior Ryan Sanders scores twice as Dexter improves to 11-0-1 on the season By Michael Waltz Dexter had complete control of its game against Pinckney from the kickoff. Just a few minutes into Tuesday’s game, intense pressure on the Pinckney defense lead to a corner kick for Dreads’ senior Ryan Sanders. This ultimately lead to the first goal of the game by senior Cole Harrell knocking it in after a scramble out front.