Destination Winter Wonderland
by mitchell sterlitz
The Briarwood Mall is always a good place to spend an afternoon, especially in the winter. Walking around with friends inside the mall during the coldest time of the year is a magical experience, especially with the smell of Cinnabon wafting through the air. It’s not a bad time to also get some Christmas shopping done for loved ones.
Emagine Theater Saline
Continue reading “Winter Bucket List”
Welcome to the Jungle.
Dexter is having their first playoff appearance in school history this Friday, October 26, against undefeated South Lyon at South Lyon High School’s field, known as “The Jungle”.
Continue reading “Football Playoffs Preview”
By Mitchell Sterlitz and Dylan lorincz
Tristan Lorincz | Freshman | Water Polo
Tristan Lorincz is an up-and-coming water polo athlete, and coaches have noted his savviness for his age. Lorincz racked up five goals at the Dexter JV Tournament, where the team ended up winning the tournament in a dominant fashion, going undefeated through their four games. Lorincz also had a four-goal game against Huron. He usually plays the wing position and scores a majority of his goals from this area. “I’m proud of myself for being able to put up those numbers, but I’m really just trying to get better and play a varsity game this year,” he said, noting the varsity team is currently on a 22-game winning streak.
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The Dexter Men’s baseball team is 2-2 over its first four games, braving the rough weather and surviving four or five cancellations.
In the season opener on April 5, Dexter split a doubleheader at Canton. The Dreads lost the first game 9-1 before winning the second game 8-2.
“In the first game, we just couldn’t hit or field at all,” junior infielder David Kreske said. “In the second game, we jumped on them early and got two runs quick and just continued from there.”
On Tuesday, Dexter split a doubleheader against Bedford. The Dreads took the opening game 2-0 but lost the second game 8-6.
“[Ryan Schoch] threw a lot of strikes and kept the ball down in the zone in the first game,” Kreske said. “They didn’t get many hits. In the second game, we just didn’t do well pitching-wise. They got a bunch of dinkers and we had a bunch of errors. We gave it to them.”
Up Next: The Dreads have a doubleheader against Milford tonight beginning at 4 p.m.
Balance is key for the Dexter Robotics Club
Not many students in Dexter High School know much about the robotics club, nor do they realize the effort the team puts into building robots for competitions. Most schools have their own team, with roughly 3000 teams nationally. Michigan is extremely competitive in the field of robotics, mainly due to the sheer amount of teams in the state: 422. That’s one-sixth of all the national teams in a single state. To stay competitive in this league, it’s a serious grind. Continue reading “Dreadbots”
What a surprise? Dreadnaughts are good in the water (again)
What’s better than going back-to-back in the state championships?
Just ask the Men’s Swim and Dive team.
The Dreadnaughts won the state competition for the third year in a row on March 10, increasing their Division II championship total to five. Dexter finished the meet with a score of 241.5, beating second-place Rochester Adams by 21.5 points
Continue reading “Three-peat”
Dexter dominating at the SECs meet
By Mitchell Sterlitz
The Dexter Men’s Swim and Dive team took part in the SEC swim meet this past weekend and blew every team out of the water, which is fitting because they’re the Dreadnaughts.
It was an extremely successful weekend, with swimmers like Luke Sayler, Michael Baumann, and Sam Krahn making state cuts in their events.
Continue reading “Men’s Swim and Dive Wins SECs”
Are they a sham, or do they rock?
By mitchell Sterlitz
Shamrock Shakes are a seasonal beverage offered at McDonald’s, and, like any other subject on the planet, have more than one side to their story. According to an employee, the Zeeb Road McDonald’s will start selling Shamrock Shakes at the end of this month and they are available until St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, the holiday that inspired them. Continue reading “Shamrock Shakes”
What you need to know about e-cigs in student life
By Mitchell sterlitz
“I vape whenever I feel like it, because it’s fun to do. I do it both socially and alone, it doesn’t really matter to me, but I prefer doing it when I’m with other people. Sometimes, depending on my mood, I’ll use some juice with higher nicotine content to give me a little buzz.”
These are the words from a junior who provided an insight into the Dexter High School subculture of vaping.
The use of e-cigarettes, commonly known as vaping, is a trend that has become part of the culture at DHS. Continue reading “Vape Life”