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Girls Golf: small but mighty

Girls Golf: small but mighty

Kellan Hudson, Rory Edleman September 9, 2022

Girl’s golf has only just begun their season, but they have been working vigorously as they prepare for their matches against some of the toughest schools in the state. “We haven't been placing...

Girls Crew begins fall season

Sarah Lincolnhol and Luci Perez-Simons September 9, 2022

Girls’ crew season has yet to begin, but the energy is high as preparation for upcoming regattas ensues. They have been working hard and pushing forward to start their season with skill and determination. “This...

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Field Hockey attempts to live up to previous years success

Ben Richards, Tucker White, and Eli Assaf September 9, 2022

After Girls Field Hockey ended last fall with a loss against Cranbrook in the semi-finals of the state tournament, the team had a difficult question to answer: How could they replace the talent lost due...

Volleyball new season, new coaches

Volleyball new season, new coaches

Sam Williams and VV LaMange September 9, 2022

After the loss of the entirety of their coaching staff, East Girls Volleyball began its season with a clean slate. Their new young female coach Kylie Patton, has brought the team together with her new...

Boys Cross Country wont slow down

Boys Cross Country won’t slow down

Owen Schuster and Eli Huey September 9, 2022

The Boys Cross Country team started their season on top after winning their first two meet, the Portage early Bird and the OK White Conference Jamboree.  This season the boys have high expectations...

Girls swim and dive is looking to be back-to-back State Champions

Girls swim and dive is looking to be back-to-back State Champions

Presleigh Buck and Delaney Myers September 9, 2022

The East Grand Rapids Girls Swim and Dive team has made a splash so far this season with a 4-0 record. Most recently on Tuesday, Sep. 7 the team won soundly against Catholic Central and Manistee.  The...

Football team looks to secure their first win of the season

Football team looks to secure their first win of the season

Ava Kakkuri and Allison Alguire September 9, 2022

Tame the cats; the boys moto to win their game against Northview this Friday evening. The team is determined to strike back this week as they take on their second home game of the season. Having two tough...

Boys Soccer kicks off

Boys Soccer kicks off

Ben Ruppert, Staff Writer September 8, 2022

“The Lads” started off their 2022 campaign strong, before being kicked in the face… literally.  Eli Huey ‘23, the Boys Soccer goalkeeper, was struck in the face by a Forest Hills Eastern forward...

Charley Bayer ‘22 sits on the diving board with the state championship trophies, his Division 3 Diver of the Year award, and his MHSAA Champion Placard

Charley Bayer Breaks 41-Year Old All-state Diving Record

Tom Caprara, Managing Editor March 30, 2022

On Mar. 12, Charley Bayer '22 broke a 41-year-old all-class record, scoring 590.85 points in the 11-dive. This wasn't on purpose. With a state championship title already under his belt, Bayer's goal...

Hockey Team Wins Regional Championship, Hard Work and Dedication Pay Off for Resilient Team

Hockey Team Wins Regional Championship, Hard Work and Dedication Pay Off for Resilient Team

Ava Kakkuri, Staff Writer March 30, 2022

The early mornings, long days, and hard practices paid off. The hockey team started off the playoff season strong winning two games before taking home a mitten after winning regional championships in a...

East Grand Rapids Tabs Josh Shattuck as Next Football Coach

East Grand Rapids Tabs Josh Shattuck as Next Football Coach

Michael Colombo and Jack Higgins March 30, 2022

East Grand Rapids has found their guy. After a month-long search, the Pioneers selected Josh Shattuck as the next head coach of their storied football program. Shattuck, previously the head coach at Elkhart...

Understanding Risk vs. Reward and ‘Towing’ the Line in the Slot

Understanding Risk vs. Reward and ‘Towing’ the Line in the Slot

Tom Caprara, Managing Editor March 30, 2022

We’ve all been there. You overslept, you’re late coming back from lunch, or had an afternoon appointment. You can’t find a parking spot (within desirable distance, of course) so, like any other rational...

Hania Timek’s Family Helps Stranded Refugees in Poland Amid Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Liam VanderLaan, Viola Verduzio March 30, 2022

Junior Hania Timek’s grandma, Janina Ili, has spent the last month in Kraków, Poland welcoming Ukrainian refugees. Ili has been accommodating people fleeing the war in her hostel, Zajazd Kosynier, since...

Boys Swim and Dive Repeats as State Champions Behind Bayer and Kegle’s Individual Wins

Boys Swim and Dive Repeats as State Champions Behind Bayer and Kegle’s Individual Wins

Tom Caprara, George Samra, and Viola Verduzio March 30, 2022

As Kenny Pontius ‘22 surged into the wall for the last time as an East Grand Rapids Pioneer, a wave of emotion overcame him. “As I touched the wall I couldn’t help but cry,” Pontius said. “It...

How To Defy Unrealistic Beauty Standards

Noor Duoibes, Opinion Editor March 30, 2022

What the hell does it mean to be hot? After my four years at East Grand Rapids High School, this question still remains unanswered. I was too tall, too fat, too loud, and most notably not blonde. All of...

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