Athletes in the Crowd

With the winter season coming to a close, Dexter’s spring athletes are prepared and ready to represent their school. By Stephen Sterlitz Senior Skylar Waddington (Women’s Lacrosse): Skylar Waddington and her fellow seniors have some big shoes to fill, but are ready to overcome any challenges that may come their way. Waddington has been preparing for her last season as a Dreadnaught by practicing with A2 Lax and going to open gyms to keep her skills sharp. Waddington and her sisters plan to lead the team with confidence. She also…

A Double Loss

Dexter water polo loses their game against Skyline and a key player By Heather Brouwer With three seconds left in the game, the boys’ varsity water polo team had time to make one more play in its game against Ann Arbor Skyline. Freshman Sam Sterlitz got the ball at half pool and made a quick pass over to senior Drew Golin, who flicked it over to junior Grisha Griffiths who was right in front of the goal. Griffiths proceeded to shoot and score right before the buzzer ended the game.…

Water Polo Dominance

The men’s water polo team is showing improvement from last year thanks to leadership and young talent By Truman Stovall The men’s water polo team at DHS believes it is more capable of competing against top teams this year than last, and much of it has to do with new players and leadership. Last year’s team was talented, but some key players were seniors. It’s hard in many sports to replace a solid senior class, but current senior Alex Janosi believes the team “definitely made up the talent that was lost.”…

Returning to the top

They’ve been sixth in the state for two years running and the mens water polo team hopes to continue the tradition. However, according to Assistant Coach Andrew Leonard, the loss of graduated players and the lack of a big senior class, the team’s position in the state will be more difficult to maintain. Last year, co-captains Max Merriman and Michael Garcia brought the team to states with a win against the higher-ranked Skyline team. This year, the varsity team consisted of seniors, juniors and sophomores; however, there are fewer seniors…