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A Skyline Boys Water Polo player passes the ball to a teammate in their matchup against Groves High School at Regionals, a tournament which Skyline won in 2022. Credit: Nicole McKelvey.

Skyline Had One of the Best Boys’ Water Polo Programs in the State Last year, Now There is Not Even a Team

Lucas Caswell, Editor-In-Chief September 26, 2023

In 2022, the Skyline Boys’ Water Polo Team was one of the best water polo teams in Michigan, winning the Boys’ East Regional Tournament and finishing as eastern Michigan champions of. They wrapped...

The Skyline Girls Swim and Dive Team gathers to listen to Head Coach Mo-Jo Murrett after their recent meet against Pioneer. Credit: Nicole McKelvey.

Skyline Girls’ Swim and Dive Falls to Pioneer: “We Wanted to Find Ways to Identify Success Other Than Winning the Meet”

Lucas Caswell, Editor-In-Chief September 26, 2023

At first brush, a 50.5-135.5 loss seems like a blowout, but for the Skyline Girls’ Swim and Dive Team, the head-to-head dual meet against Pioneer was a major stride. Pioneer is the three-time defending...

The Skyline Girls Swim and Dive team seems set for one of their best seasons in years. Credit: Lon Horwedel

Skyline Girls’ Swim and Dive Preview: “The Team is Looking Really Strong This Year”

Lucas Caswell, Editor-in-chief September 7, 2023

Despite losing multiple relay swimmers and a multi-time state champion to graduation, the Skyline Girls’ Swim and Dive Team might end up better off overall thanks to a strong group of returners bolstered...

Skyline athlete Dominic Clark (25) (credit: Aya Beydoun)

Are Skyline Sports Fees Stopping You from Joining a Team? Help Is Available

June 9, 2023

As you may already be aware, it is not cheap to be a part of a Skyline sports team. This article will break down all the fees so that the Skyline community can understand why it costs so much to participate...

Zach Hammer (‘24) Crushes the Rock Climbing World

Zach Hammer (‘24) Crushes the Rock Climbing World

Amata Wilson June 8, 2023

“I’ve been climbing basically my whole life,” says Zach Hammer (‘24). Since he was three years old, Hammer has competed in Youth National Championships since he was around nine years old, and Adult...

The 2023 Skyline Girls Tennis Team. Credit: Lon Horwedel.

Womens Tennis Will Serve

Aya Beydoun June 7, 2023

The Skyline Girls’ Tennis Team is a consistently hard-working team that is “definitely worth the watch!” says JV player Kayla Castelow (‘25). “Not only do we make it tough for our opponents,...

Boats Skyline is sending to nationals 2023 (memorial day weekend). Credit: Henry Strait

Skyline’s Nationally Ranked Crew Team Has Room for You

Henry Strait June 7, 2023

The Skyline crew team is one of – if not the most – successful teams at Skyline, last year winning the men’s and women’s sculling at Midwests, winning multiple State championships.   Their...

Jordan swims butterfly at a swim meet. Credit: Nicole Mckelvey

Luke Jordan Shines: “It is Very Hard… But… Extremely Rewarding ” 

Henry Strait June 7, 2023

Luke Jordan (24') is one of the best rowers on the Skyline team, and is also on deck to be one of the captains for next year's swim team. Since his freshman year, he's improved a lot in both sports.  Jordan...

Mens Varsity Quad Captures the Bronze for Skyline at Nationals (credit: Skyline Crew)

Spring Sports Wrap Up

Crew: Henry Strait The crew team started a great season at their first couple of regattas, sweeping their opponents. At States, the girl's team repeated as state champions, and the boy's team got second. Competing...

Slade After a Shot, credit: Golf Association of Michigan

Skyline Golf Senior: Andrew Slade

Will Pace May 30, 2023

This season for Skyline’s boys golf team has been largely successful, and a lot of that is thanks to senior Andrew Slade (‘23). He has helped lead them to the Washtenaw County Title, and taken upon...

District 2022

Breaking News – Lovelace Stepping Down

Olivia Palmbos and Sara Zubieta May 19, 2023

Mike Lovelace, math teacher and long-time coach for Skyline boys varsity basketball, recently decided to step down from his coaching position in order to spend more time with his family. Lovelace expressed...

Tommy Fry (23) takes a sip of Mitchell Westhovens (23) water, both watching closely as Skyline pulls ahead of Bedford.

Men’s Lacrosse Beats Bedford!

Amata Wilson, Journalist May 4, 2023

Growing up in a lacrosse and hockey family, Skyline’s lacrosse team is my top recommendation for anyone looking to pursue a Spring sport. The eventful Men’s Varsity Lacrosse win against Bedford Lacrosse...

Members of the varsity baseball team warming up during a practice

MLB’s New Rules: Suitable for the High School Game?

Will Pace, Journalist May 3, 2023

Major League Baseball has been primarily untouched in its traditions since its founding a century and a half ago. That is, until this spring, when a variety of different rules were implemented to America’s...

Skyline Womens Lacrosse Team celebrates win over Livonia United 18-8
by Catie Lelli

Dominating the Field: The Skyline’s Women’s Lacrosse Team

Cate Howard and Phoebe Spadafore May 2, 2023

The Skyline Women's lacrosse team has emerged this year as an exceptional team, making waves with their performances on the field. Under the leadership of Coach Catie Lelli and Captains Dylan Schuler (‘23),...

Patrick Mahomes, the MVP, during the Super Bowl (Wikipedia Commons)

A Skyline Eagle’s Take on the NFL Playoffs

Charlie Pendell, Journalist April 5, 2023

Wild Card Round 49ers vs Seahawks 41-23 Saturday, January 14 Jaguars vs Chargers 31-30 Saturday, January 14 Bills vs Dolphins 34-31  Sunday, January 15 Giants vs Vikings 31-24 Sunday,...

Monique Dionne (23) Saves a goal against Walled Lake

Skyron Girls’ Hockey Wraps Up Successful Season with Impressive Record

Robby Shannon, Journalist March 22, 2023

Varsity The Skyron Huskies season comes to an end with about a week left before states. As of February 27th, their record was 20-1-1, taking second in the state behind Liggett High School.  On January...

Kee DeKeyzer flips his opponent initiating a take-down

Eagles Wrestle their way into 2023

Daniel Cherian, Journalist March 22, 2023

The Skyline Eagles wrestling team came out of November prepared for their first bout. They went through cardio conditioning and worked hard on techniques in the hope of succeeding in tournaments and dual...

Skyline Athletic Director Andre Criswell at work. Credit: Lucas Caswell.

Defensive Line to Director’s Office: Skyline AD Criswell Has Kept Community at the Center of What He Does

Lucas Caswell March 5, 2023

It was actually Jasmine, Andre Criswell’s wife, who first came across the job listing for Skyline Athletic Director. Criswell, his wife, and their three children had been living in Ann Arbor for several...

Senior Lewis McCammon(23) diving into Brighton territory (Nicole McKelvey)

Boys Swimming Ready to Take on the State Title

Kotaro Hayami, Journalist February 23, 2023

The Skyline boys swimming team suffered devastating losses due to the exodus of last year’s strong senior class. Evan McKelvey (‘22), Ben Kurniawan (‘22), and Matthew Lee (‘22) played part in all...

Skyline swimmer crushes the 200 I.M. against Dexter at the bird bath

How Athletes Deal With the Physical and Emotional Toll and the Benefits They Receive

Robby Shannon and Evi Edlund January 20, 2023

Swimming is known to be one of the most difficult sports, due to the fact that it uses every major muscle group in your body and involves intensive training unlike any other sport.  “Swimming has...

Shane Roberts (24) celebrates after scoring game winning goal late in the third period.

Boys Hockey Gets It Done in Thriller Against Pioneer

Charlie Pendell and Owen Peterson January 9, 2023

After falling short to the Pioneers twice last year, the Eagles were looking to avenge themselves as they faced their rivals on Saturday, December 10th.After a long off-season, the boys were prepared to...

Landry Jobe (25) is excited by his favorite player Messi scoring

World Cup Fever Breaks Out at Skyline

Kotaro Hayami and Daniel Cherian December 27, 2022

The World Cup is a major event for soccer fans and has caused quite a bit of distraction in the classrooms here at Skyline these past few weeks.  Phones under the table, hidden behind computer screens,...

The Girls Swim and Dive Team forms a circle before a meet. Credit: Jae Lee.

2022 Fall Sports Round Up

Boys’ Crew Had Fantastic Overall Season, Looks forward to Spring  By Nate Werns The Skyline Boys’ Crew made many improvements and changes in the Fall season, represented by their event results....

Skyline Athletic Trainers Matthew Ras (Left) and Eric Kilpatrick (Right) pose for a photo.

Skyline’s Sports Medicine Program: Who Runs It, How Do You Get Involved, and What Exactly Is Sports Medicine?

Ryan Rzeszut and Graham Unsworth December 21, 2022

When thinking about sports, most people’s first thought is probably about the points scored in a match or the number of games won in a season. But there is a large part that is often overlooked: sports...

Girls huddle before the 4th quarter. Credit: Graham Unsworth

Girls Basketball Hopeful as Improved Team Enters Season

Graham Unsworth December 12, 2022

A tough season last year saw the Eagles knocked out in the first round of 2021-2022 District playoffs by the Brighton Bulldogs. The offseason has given them a chance to improve and bond as a team. With...

Sam Koelling (23) rises above a defender for the bucket. Credit: Graham Unsworth.

Boys Basketball Prepared for a Long, Successful Season

Graham Unsworth December 12, 2022

Last year ended in heartbreak. The Skyline boy’s basketball team went into the 2021-2022 playoffs confident and ready. After cruising through districts, they were knocked out in the Regional semifinals...

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