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Autumn Gorman blocking in a match against Dexter. Credit: Kara Hewett

Sleepers of Skyline Sports: Names to Know

Nathaniel Werns and William Pace October 21, 2022

Skyline High School has its fair share of successful athletes, but behind every star are many teammates that fly under the radar. These “sleepers” are hardworking athletes who are key parts of their...

The Skyline Varsity Boys Tennis Team poses with the District Trophy after winning Districts at Pioneer High School. Credit: Zosia Casterline

A Remarkable Win: Boys’ Varsity Tennis Beats Cross-Town Rival Pioneer for the First Time Ever

Ryan Rzeszut October 19, 2022

After thirteen years of challenging losses, the Skyline Boys’ Varsity Tennis team has finally beaten rival school Ann Arbor Pioneer. On September 8th, the team traveled across town to face off against...

The Varsity team cools down after a hard fought draw versus Catholic Central. Credit: Zoey Wang

Skyline Boys’ Soccer Shows Growth, Potential as Districts Loom

Graham Unsworth October 17, 2022

Varsity: As August ended, Skyline Boys' Soccer hit the ground running. The first month of the boys' season was full of ups and downs. Through eight official games, the team is 8-3-6 as of Thursday,...

Lily Cleason smiles before a race at the Lincoln dual meet earlier this season. Credit: Jae Lee

Cleason Shatters School Record, Skyline Defeats Bedford in Swim and Dive Meet

Lucas Caswell, Sports Editor October 17, 2022

The Skyline Girls' Swim and Dive Team defeated the Bedford Kicking Mules on Thursday, October 14th, 133-55. “I was pleasantly surprised with the team's performance,” said Skyline Coach Maureen Murrett. The...

Peyton Oleksinski captured mid-dive during a meet earlier in the season. Credit: Jae Lee

Skyline Falls to Pioneer in Swimming Duel Meet 68-118

Lucas Caswell, Sports Editor September 28, 2022

Skyline girls swim and dive fell to crosstown rival Ann Arbor Pioneer 68 to 118 in their duel meet on September 8th. “We are getting there,” said captain Lily Cleason (‘23). “We have a lot of energy...

The Skyline swimmers and divers gather around Assistant Coach Paul Griffin at an early season duel meet. Credit: Jae Lee

Girls’ Swim and Dive Set For Another Season of Successes

Lucas Caswell, Sports Editor September 28, 2022

After finishing seventh at Division 2 State Championship last season, the Skyline Girls' Swim and Dive team is set to dive into another successful season with seven returning state qualifiers. The Eagles...

My sister after the 5k. Credit: Mayanna Dempsey.

My Family’s Adventure With Girls on the Run

Mayanna Dempsey June 9, 2022

Tuesday, May 25th marks another successful Girls on the Run 5k for the Ann Arbor community. Girls on the Run is a national non-profit organization that encourages girls from 3rd to 8th grade to be more...

The Regional trophy from 2021 won by Skyline Womens Soccer. Credit: Mr. Gonzales

Spring Sports Round Up

Note: Stats current as of Memorial Day weekend. Women’s Soccer: Skyline women’s soccer had a great season this year. The JV team finished with a record of 8-9 with goalie Julianna Lamarca...

While some athletes will continue in college (like the pictured Sophia Morgan), the end of a season brings often is the last time an athlete will play. Credit: Joe Tworek

Moving on From Sports

Evan Rothenberg June 5, 2022

From three years old up until now, hundreds of athletes at Skyline have been a part of a sports team of some kind. Being on a sports team provides a community of friends and coaches who are working together...

Skyline Sports Triumph Over Rivals During Winter Season

Onat Ozer, Journalist May 25, 2022

After a disappointing 4th place finish during the state tournament last year, the Skyline swim team attacked their offseason with heightened ferocity. The result was one of the strongest seasons in...

Senior Sophia Morgan is set to take the soccer field as a GVSU Laker this fall. Credit: Melissa Samluk

Following Sophia Morgan and Her Recruitment Process

Lia Tomilo and Evan Rothenberg May 24, 2022
Morgan, who plays center-mid, committed to Grand Valley State University for soccer in January.
Eagle Alum Flying on the Track

Eagle Alum Flying on the Track

Sanjay Rao May 17, 2022

In 2017, Hobbs Kessler joined Skyline track and cross country as a freshman. In 2021, he broke four minutes in the mile, gained a sponsorship from Adidas, and competed in the Olympic trials. Last week...

Skyline Track and Field: What to Expect This Upcoming Season

Skyline Track and Field: What to Expect This Upcoming Season

Alexandria Mason May 17, 2022

Nico Fry taking the lead (Suzzane Divine)  The Spring Season brings floods of new sports, fresh out of winter pre-season training. And with this, of course, comes track. With a massive team and dozens...

Skyline Sports Persist Throughout the Pandemic

Skyline Sports Persist Throughout the Pandemic

Onat Ozer May 10, 2022

The 2021-2022 school year at Skyline has seen hectic shifts from in-person to online. Yet while classes have had to alternate from zoom calls to in-class lectures, sports have been able to proceed with...

The women’s locker room before a game; cramped and dirty.

Disparity Between Hockey Locker Room Conditions Raise Concern

Avelyn Bonner and Bella Simonte May 10, 2022

There is a clear disparity between the accommodations each Skyline Hockey team gets for locker rooms; the men get private, spacious, and clean accommodations, whereas the women get borrowed and dirty facilities....

Student-Athletes Respond on School Support for Mental Health

Cody Williams April 27, 2022

Many students find it difficult to balance school, work, and practices. After these commitments, a lot of athletes don’t get home until 11 p.m. and still have to get ready for school the next day. You...

Skyline Varsity Sports Concludes its Fall Season in Dominant fashion

Onat Ozer April 27, 2022

Women’s field hockey:  The Skyline Women’s field hockey team won the state championship, beating Pioneer in the finals 4-3 overtime game. Despite losing to Pioneer in their last two competitions,...

Finding Out The Origins of the Skyline Figure Skating Team

Finding Out The Origins of the Skyline Figure Skating Team

Maya Loomis April 27, 2022

The Skyline figure skating team is into its 5th year up and running. Despite this, recognition and attention the team has been shown is minimal. As one of the most extensive and strenuous sports Skyline...

Skyline Eagles Edge Rival Pioneer in Overtime to Win D1 Field Hockey State Championship

Bella Simonte and Patrick Smith April 27, 2022

Proving victorious after the State Championship game versus Pioneer, the Skyline field hockey team is on an all-time high. The team has a successful track record of two previous D2 state championships...

Player Spotlight: Ish Abdulaziz 2021, Junior class of 2023

Player Spotlight: Ish Abdulaziz 2021, Junior class of 2023

Emory Duffy April 27, 2022

Ish Abdulaziz: one of the best football players at Skyline, maybe even in Michigan. Abdulaziz plays running back for Skyline varsity football team,  and is best known for, according to X, his “speed’’...

New SAMHA Club Paves the Way for Mental Health Awareness

Michael Williams and Richie Baker April 27, 2022

Skyline’s SAMHA (Student Athlete Mental Health Awareness) club is a new member of the plethora of extracurriculars in our building. Created by seniors Julian Kukor and Thomas Botsford, SAMHA aims...

Skyline’s Star Coach Kit Bennett, Wizard of the Water

Skyline’s Star Coach Kit Bennett, Wizard of the Water

Zachary Czartoski April 27, 2022

A 7-time national champion team needs a strong head coach. Luckily, Skyline Crew has one: Kit Bennett.  Kit Bennett is from Streatham, South London and came to the United States in 2006. Bennett originally...

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