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What’s Down the Pike for Ski Team?

What’s Down the Pike for Ski Team?

Anna Petr, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Briefs

As winter falls upon Grand Rapids once again, the chill in the air excites the EGR ski team.  As the season starts back up, skiers will have a lot to look forward to, including the annual ski trip. Skiers will head up to Copper Mountain for eight days this winter, where they will be coached by som...

Football’s season ends in a hard-fought game against Muskegon

Football’s season ends in a hard-fought game against Muskegon

Nick Van Hekken '19, Sports Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Briefs

On Oct. 26, the East Grand Rapids Boys Football team fell to Muskegon 42-35 in what ended up being their final game of the season.  The loss against the Big Reds was the Pioneers’ first round playoff matchup and they came up short against the best team in the state of Michigan. Though their ...

Sailing into the state regatta

Sailing into the state regatta

Sydney Higgins, Focus Editor

October 18, 2018


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Chicago is coming up quickly after a big weekend in Cleveland for the Great Lakes qualifier. After racing in regattas in Traverse City, Culver and Macatawa, the sailing team is ready to take on the Windy City. The Great Lakes qualifier was the biggest regatta for the sailing team yet this season with 25 t...

The field hockey family

Erin Rogers, Entertainment Editor

September 7, 2018


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The East Grand Rapids field hockey team is ready to “fock it up” against their toughest competition yet Thursday Sept. 6 on home turf. The team has been putting in a lot of time and effort to improve their skills and team companionship. The new season has brought a fresh perspective after saying ...

The Pioneers have their best football in front of them

The Pioneers have their best football in front of them

Nick Van Hekken, Sports Editor

September 7, 2018


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This season, the East Grand Rapids football team has the same goal it always has: a state championship. Through the first two weeks of the season, the Pioneers are 1-1, with a 36-27 loss to Zeeland East, and a 27-21 win over Forest Hills Northern. “Our season has been up and down so far,” Ben B...

Boy’s soccer brief

Paul Janes, New's Editor

September 7, 2018


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The Boy’s Soccer Team is exactly where they thought they’d be this far into the season. Coming off of a disappointing end to last season, the team is looking to come back even stronger. And with plenty of both senior experience and young talent on the team, that goal seems very achievable. “I...

Water buffalo storm into a new season

Water buffalo storm into a new season

Lauren Ors, Entertainment Editor

September 7, 2018


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Excitement and anticipation fills the deck when the East Grand Rapids boys polo team storms the pool. Caps are on, speedos are tied, and weight belts have been worn. The boys are crowding the pool deck, eager to leap in and muscle through yet another game, like the majestic water buffalo they are. The gru...

EGR sets sail into a new season

EGR sets sail into a new season

Sydney Higgins, Focus Editor

September 5, 2018


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After working all summer as a sailing instructor Kate MacKeigan ‘19 is ready to further her skills on the boat. Although the season is just beginning MacKeigan is hoping for the team to qualify for regattas that they haven’t been able to in the past. “The season has been successful so far. We...

Adaptive Season for Girl’s Lacrosse

Adaptive Season for Girl’s Lacrosse

Natalie VanderZyden, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


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This year the girls lacrosse team has been adapting to their new season with many new underclassmen on the varsity team. With various plays, and lots of training, the girls have managed to continue their success this season. Senior captain Lydia Hoff described her season saying “This year our team is...

Proud moments for boys lacrosse

Proud moments for boys lacrosse

Emily Bergstrom, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


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Even with the bad weather at the beginning of the spring, the boys lacrosse team has shown talent through sleet and snow. The boys lacrosse team has been playing back-to-back games in order to be able to keep up with the delays. With hard work daily and a very tough schedule, the boys are determined to win....

Softball team’s dedication pays off

Softball team’s dedication pays off

Luke Diehm, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


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As Spring has sprung, spring sports have begun, and one of the most anticipated spring sports is girls’ Softball. The team consists of girls from all grades, however there is an expected majority of upperclassmen. Natalie Duca ‘20, a younger newcomer on the team, has loved her experience with Softb...

Sports filled summer for graduating athletes

Caroline Pursley, Sports Editor

April 30, 2018


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The 2017-2018 school year is drawing to a close and the senior class is anxiously awaiting graduation day and more than that summer. However, excited as they may be, nerves and anticipation of going off to college are also consuming their minds. Some students from the senior class will have to go to college a...

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