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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...

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

Sleepers of Skyline Sports: Names to Know

Nathaniel Werns and Will 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...

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