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The Pin displayed in front of Skylines home bowling alley, Station 300. Credit: Roger Ratkowski.

Skyline and Pioneer Battle for The PIN

Nathaniel Werns February 19, 2024

Both Skyline and Pioneer bowling teams have been fighting for the coveted trophy known as “The PIN” since its creation in 2018. Roger Ratkowski, the Skyline Bowling Coach, created “The PIN” to...

Kareem Almadani (27) Mid shot action picture. Credit: Lucy Sterlin.

2023 Fall Sports Recap

Staff February 1, 2024

Payton Olesinski (25) showing off the work she has put in at practice. Credit: J. Lee.

The Beginners Guide to Skyline Dive: Five Things You Need to Know

Teagan McCallion December 9, 2023

Have you ever wondered what goes on in that huge pool during those early mornings or after school? Here are five things you should know about this complicated sport. Diving involves a series of...

RISE is a national nonprofit organization that educates and empowers the sports community to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations. Credit: Henry Remmington.

What is the RISE Program and Why is the Skyline Soccer Team involved?

Henry Remington December 3, 2023

RISE to Win is a national nonprofit organization that educates and empowers the sports community to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations.  “We work...

Girls Basketball is set for another season. Credit: Kerelin Molina via Wikimedia Commons

Skyline Girl’s Basketball Enters Into Season With a New Everything

Viviann Brabec December 1, 2023

Over the summer Girls’ Basketball Head Coach Janae Sims resigned.  Recently retired boy’s varsity coach Mike Lovelace stepped into the position. “I think it's definitely going to be very different,”...

The Skyline Girls Basketball team lines up before a game. Credit: Skyline Yearbook

Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Suiting Up For Another Electric Season

Owen Peterson November 27, 2023

The Boys’ Basketball Team fell short last year after a great season winning Districts, falling to Belleville in the first game of Regionals.  The Girls’ Team on the other hand suffered a 49-21...

Coach Hamilton guiding the team in an important moment in the game. Credit: m.m.flicks.

Jon-Lamar Hamilton: A Look Into The Stellar New Varsity Boys Basketball Head Coach

Blake Davidoff November 27, 2023

After winning districts last year, longtime Boys´ Head Coach Mike Lovelace stepped down to spend more time with his family.  Now, former Junior-Varsity Head Coach Jon-Lamar Hamilton steps into the role...

The Pom Pon Team poses on the sideline during a footbal game. Credit: C. Halliburton.

Skyline’s Pompon Team is Back and Better Than Ever

Alex Guo November 19, 2023

Anyone who has been to a Skyline sporting event knows the vibrant, talented cheer squad. However, not everyone knows that Skyline’s Pompon team is a group of athletes dedicated to the performance, grace,...

The Freshman Four Take the Field

The Freshman Four Take the Field

Molly Jenkins and Julia Moe November 17, 2023

The 2023 Varsity Boys Soccer Team had some exciting young additions. In 2022, only a single freshman made the varsity squad. In 2023, four remarkable players made the cut.  Kareem Almadani (‘27)...

Mason Jett (24) and Luke Suliman (24) work together to pass competitors.

Skyline Cross Country State Meet Results

Cecelia Brush November 16, 2023

The Skyline Girl's and Boys' Cross Country teams placed 17th and 26th in the state, respectively, at the 2023 MHSAA Cross Country State Finals on November 4th.  The Girls' top runner was Becca van...

Justin Woo (27) hits a backhand. Credit: N. Woo.

BUH! What does the Skyline Boys’ Tennis Team Think About Grunting?

Sari Woo November 16, 2023

Enter the ground of any tennis match and you will hear the satisfying sound of balls being struck, new shoes squeaking, impassioned let’s gos and c’mons, and perhaps, a loud AH accompanying each swing.  Grunts...

Skyline Girls Field Hockey finishes strong after a big win in Pennsylvanian. Credit S. Shultz.

Skyline Field Hockey Journeys to the Max Field Hockey High School National Invitational

Maeve Kilbride November 14, 2023

On Sept. 21, Skyline Girls' Field Hockey traveled east to Conshohocken, Pennsylvania for the Max Field Hockey High School National Invitational, which they previously attended in 2022 as well. “I went...

The Girls Cross Country Team poses after the Early Bird Meet. Credit: A. Mayer

Women’s Cross Country Runs Into the 2023 Season

Julia Moe November 6, 2023

Have you ever run a race in rainy weather? in the cold? While potentially twisting your ankle? The Skyline women’s XC team struggled with these things all season.   The graduation of five varsity...

The Varsity team after securing a big win in the East vs, West Showdown. Credit: Zosia Casterline

Skyline Boys Tennis Wins Back To Back Regionals, Both Teams Dominate Season

Blake Davidoff November 6, 2023

Coming off a terrific 2022 season ending with winning regionals, Skyline Varsity Boys’ Tennis had nine seniors graduate.  This year, they faced dramatic changes in the team's roster and ended their...

Junior Varsity celebrating after a big win against Saline. Credit: M. Mubarak.

Skyline Boys’ Soccer Makes District Final to Cap Off an Up and Down Season

Molly Jenkins November 5, 2023

As August ended, Skyline Boys' varsity Soccer came out hard. The soccer team was hard at work this season going 7-5-1, highlighted by a 2-1 win over Huron, and a 3-0 win against Pioneer. The varsity team...

Varsity Field Hockey posses for a quick photo after a great win against Pioneer. Credit: J. Westfall.

Skyline Field Hockey Returns After Yet Another Great Season

Viviann Brabec November 4, 2023

Skyline Field Hockey is an incredibly hard-working team, as its results certainly show. This season they made history here at Skyline, beating their biggest rival, Pioneer High School, twice before States. Skyline...

Varsity Volleyball regroups in their huddle for a major come back. Credit: M. Kilbride.

Skyline Girls Volleyball is Ready to Hit in States

Maeve Kilbride November 3, 2023

With the loss of nationally acclaimed superstar Harper Murray, the Skyline Girls’ Volleyball Team had to find their footing without her this season. The Eagles are standing at a 12-7 record, the Varsity...

Vedha (26) posing with her hole-in-one; a moment shell never forget! Credit: V. Kakarla

Against All Odds: Vedha Karkala’s Hole-in-One

Alex Guo October 18, 2023

On August 28th, Vedha Karkala (‘26) and the Skyline Girls’ Golf Team traveled up to the Oakland Hills Golf Club for a competition against Marian High School. Little did Karkala know that this day would...

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

Mark Your Calendars: Skyline Sports & Arts in October

Zach Huber October 8, 2023

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...

May the Best Sister Win! Skylines Murray Sisters Face off at UM this Saturday

May the Best Sister Win! Skyline’s Murray Sisters Face off at UM this Saturday

Ryann Brooks October 6, 2023

Skyline’s very own Murray sisters, Harper (‘23, right) and Kendall (‘20, left) will face off on the volleyball court for the first and last time on October 7th as Nebraska and University of Michigan...

Coleman Grengs (24, left), Demos Vulicevic (24, right), and the rest of the Skyline Football Team line up for the National Anthem. Credit: @m.m.flicks

With Pioneer Rivalry Game Upcoming, Skyline Football Looks to Young Talents Amid Injuries

Owen Peterson and Lucas Caswell October 5, 2023

The struggles of Skyline Football are no secret. After going winless in the 2022 season, the team worked hard all off-season and won their opening game against Burton Bentley 30-18, but since then they...

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...

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