Sport Specialization

Sport Specialization

Playing only one sport might not give you the athletic performance you are hoping to have By Alex Strang Many athletes only play one sport in their later years of high school, but if they want to take their athletics to the next level, that might not be the best option. It also causes overuse injuries because your body is not supposed to do the same movements all year long. There are many reasons athletes choose to specialize. Some athletes feel pressured to excel at one sport and to put all…

Fall Sports Update

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…

Mens soccer hopes to return to states

Mens soccer hopes to return to states

The mens soccer team is coming off a season in which they went to states and finished in the final four. Currently ranked sixth in the state with an 8-3-1 record, the possibility of returning to states isn’t out of the question according to Coach Scott Forester who thinks it’s hard to consider the postseason yet. Forester said, “With three weeks left in the regular season, it’s hard to think that far ahead.” Senior Owen Brooks agrees. “It’s hard not to look ahead, but that’s definitely a mindset we have…