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Mark Your Calendars: Skyline Sports & Arts in October

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Skyline kicks off during the Skyline Vs. Bentley football game. Credit: M. Stranahan

Skyline is a diverse school with many events happening year-round from January to December, 24/7. With so many things going on every day and every month, let’s take a second to focus on what sports and musical events are coming up for the rest of October.

 

SPORTS

The Skyline football team will be playing three games in the month of October, ending their season by playing Milan. The final home game of the season versus Saline will be a White-Out, so make sure to wear your favorite white clothes when you come out to support the team on the 13th.

Skyline Varsity Football Schedule:

  • 10/13: Skyline Vs. Saline (7 PM)
  • 10/20: Skyline @ Milan (7 PM)

 

The JV football team will also be playing three games in October, with their season ending the day before Varsity on the 19th of the month.

Skyline Junior Varsity Football Schedule:

  • 10/14: Skyline @ Saline (10 AM)
  • 10/19: Skyline Vs. Milan (To be determined)

 

The Skyline Swim & Dive team will be participating in three swim meets in the month of October, as well as competing in a Michigan Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (MISCA) invite event on the 7th

Skyline Swim & Dive:

  • 10/12: Skyline Vs. Bedford (6 PM)
  • 10/19: Skyline Vs. Saline (6 PM)

The Skyline Varsity Tennis team will be finishing out their season in the month of October, with the Varsity State tournament taking place towards the midpoint of the month in Midland.

Skyline Varsity Tennis:

  • 10/19-21: Varsity State Tournament @ Greater Midland Tennis Center

*State tournament eligibility dependent on qualification

 

The Skyline State Champion Crew team will be competing in three regattas throughout October, including a trip across state borders in the late stages of the month to Columbus.

Skyline Crew:

  • 10/14: Head of the Gallup (@ Concordia)
  • 10/21: Charity Chase (@ Kensington)
  • 10/28: Blake Haxton (@ Columbus, OH)

 

The Skyline cross country team will be having four meets in October across multiple locations in southern Michigan, with Regional finals starting on the 28th.

Skyline XC:

  • 10/14: @ Hudson Mills, Dexter, MI (JV Girls 12:30 JV Boys 1:10 V Girls 1:45 V Boys 2:20)
  • 10/19: @ Hudson Mills, Dexter, MI (To be announced)
  • 10/28: MHSAA Regional Finals @ Springfield Oaks County Park, Davisburg, MI (Varsity Girls 9:00 Varsity Boys 10:00 JV Girls 10:30 JV Boys 11:00)

*MHSAA regional finals eligibility dependent on qualification

VISUAL, PERFORMING, & APPLIED ARTS

The Skyline marching band performs during a Skyline Football game. Credit G. Butka.

More musically inclined readers will be happy to hear that on October 9, the Skyline Visual, Performing, & Applied Arts will be having their Music & a Meal performance from 5 PM to 8 PM in the Commons, which serves as a fundraiser for the performing arts here at Skyline. They will have Choir, Orchestra, Theater, and the Marching Band perform at this event and provide food for those who attend.  Visual art will be on display during this event.

While the Skyline Bands will not be having any performances until November, they will continue to perform at every home varsity football game throughout the rest of the season [see Varsity football schedule, above].

The Skyline Theater team will be working hard all month long to ensure that their play, “Pirates of Penzance,” will be perfected in time for their performances on the 4th, 5th, 9th, 11th, & 12th of November.

And finally, but definitely not least, the Skyline Blues will be releasing an album and a music video on October 20th on both YouTube and Spotify [Spotify: Skyline Blues  YouTube: AASkylineBlues].

 

October is shaping up to be an exciting time, packed full of sports performances and musical happenings that are sure to give everyone something to enjoy every day through to the end of the month.

Note: All schedules are confirmed to be correct as of 10/6/23.

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