Poçaí

A healthy eatery that includes both Poke Bowls and Acaí Bowls on the menu

By Jillian Chesney, Allison Wyka, and jordan maisch

History

PoÇaî, pronounced Po-SA-ee, was founded by Bret Borock and Frank Fejeran who met through Orangetheory Fitness and Ricewood Barbeque.

Location

The address is 1232 Packard Rd, located on the corner of Woodward.

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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, including a pair of 3-pointers late that turned a 34-32 deficit into a 38-34 lead. After Corcoran sank a pair of free throws to make it 40-36 a couple minutes left,  freshman Kylee Niswonger finalized the scoring by making a free throw with four seconds left in the game.

What’s next: Dexter takes on Ann Arbor Skyline in the district semifinals at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Pioneer High School.

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.

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Winter Sports Briefs

With high expectations for many teams, the Dreadnaughts
have sights set on various titles

By Jacoby Haley & Jillian Chesney
Photographer – Brooklyn Brown
Drake Doyle blocks a shot as teammates Drew Bishop (10), Brady Rosen (3) and Nick Filecia prepare to get the rebound in a game against Brighton on Friday, December 15. Brighton won 44-42.

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 first rounds of playoffs. This was disappointing for the boys, but this motivates them to move even further this year. Starting off this season 6-2, with their only losses were against Skyline and Chelsea, the Dreads are looking more solid now than ever. Their success starts with their freshman goalie, Kris Eberly. Eberly is strong and able to bring a new level of confidence to the team because of his previous experience on high-level teams. Continue reading “Winter Sports Briefs”

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 to push her and holding her accountable in regards to soccer. Gaetino was trained by Damion Cook, a former lineman for the Detroit Lions.

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