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Lax to the max
Griffin White (#5) looks for a pass around the Detroit Cass Tech defense. “We had glimpses in the first half where we knew what we could do,” said Miller. “Once we cleaned things up in the second half, that is when we started to see the opportunities appear. We saw some positive results.”

All you gotta do is ReLAX

Nick Alumkal '23, Sports staff May 24, 2023

With the first quarter barely half over the Greenhills Boys Lacrosse looked as if they would be left in the dust in their season opener on Saturday, April 8. The score was 3-0 favoring the visiting Detroit...

HITTING THE LINKS Max Shulman ‘24 hits the ball off of a tee using a driver at the Huron Metropark Golf Course. “It feels really good to see all of the work that I’ve put in behind the scenes pay off.”

Junior golfer, ranked 7th in state, scores “hole-in-one”

Leo Applegate '23, Sports Editor May 24, 2023

Max Shulman ‘24 sized up the fifteenth hole of the course. As it was a par three, he knew he wouldn’t need much power - it was the accuracy that mattered. As he selected the 50-degree wedge out of...

KICK ME WITH YOUR BEST SHOT Yousif Ogaily ‘24 faces off at the 2023 State Championships for kickboxing. “I really enjoy the heat of competition,” said Ogaily. “I am able to show what I can do and what I have been working towards for the last 6 years.”

Kicking past the obstructions

Arjun Prabhakar '23, Associate Editor, Online May 24, 2023

While most people know Yousif Ogaily ‘24 as a classmate, student, or friend, not many know of his formidable kickboxing skills. When people think about kickboxing they think about violence and combat,...

All you gotta do is re-lax

All you gotta do is re-lax

Nicholas Alumkal '23, Sports Staff April 17, 2023

With the first quarter barely half over the Greenhills Boys Lacrosse team looked as if it would be left in the dust in the season opener on Saturday, April 8. The score was 3-0 favoring the visiting Detroit...

GOOAAALLLL! Captain Sophia Bleakley Wasserman ‘23 practices her free kicks.

Spring sports preview

Leo Applegate '23 and Dylan Carvette '23 March 24, 2023

Goal-oriented team WOMEN'S SOCCER After an injury-plagued season and an early playoff exit, the women’s soccer is looking to rebound this season. Members of the team feel as if they weren’t able...

HEAD FOR THE CHILLS Matthew Streicher ‘24 competes in a downhill race for his club team
XLR8. “XLR8 has created a plan that they have successfully implemented with three high school
ski teams in the past,” said Streicher. “With the forming of the Greenhills Ski team, a deal could be
signed with XLR8 that would entitle the Greenhills team to gates, coaches, and most importantly,
a ski hill. Once we are on our feet and can get our own coaches, then we move away from XLR8.”

Powder to the people

Nicholas Alumkal '23, Sports Staff March 24, 2023

As the 2022-23 winter sports season wraps up, Matthew Streicher ’24 and Dom Schuster ’24 already have their focus on next year’s winter athletics. More specifically, on a sport that is growing in...

PORT-SIDE PERFORMANCE Thomas Stoffel rows on machine during off-season. For the winter season we go to [Ann Arbor] Skyline to do conditioning on their machines, said Stoffel. Its hard work for sure but it prepares us for when we go out on the water in the spring.

Row row row your boat

Izzy Baru '25, Lifestyles Editor March 1, 2023

“Tick tock” the sound of your alarm clock joltingly waking you up at 6 a.m. It’s still dark out, but you need to get on the road for Saturday morning crew practice. This is what students like Thomas...

Bussell(left) explains how to perform an exercise of pushing up from a chest down position into a short sprint to Prabhu (center) and Raj Tiller (right). “I assess athlete improvement on form and mobility,” said Bussell. “When we are able to increase mobility, and bring it all together to connect our brain to our muscles and ensure that everything is in line—that is when we see the strength gains.”

No ‘cons’ in conditioning

Nicholas Alumkal '23, Sports Staff March 1, 2023

‘Get Jacked with Jarrett’ is what they call it. The afternoon strength and conditioning program led by cross country and track and field coach Jarrett Bussell allows Greenhills athletes to stay fit...

College athletes should be allowed to make NIL deals, compensation

College athletes should be allowed to make NIL deals, compensation

Aditya Kutty '23, Lifestyles Staff March 1, 2023

More than a hundred years have passed since the National Collegiate Athletic Association, also known as the NCAA, enshrined the value of strict amateurism, that college athletes should not earn money from...

NIL policies go too far; focus on money not game

NIL policies go too far; focus on money not game

Leo Applegate '23, Sports Editor March 1, 2023

After years of pleading from fans, coaches, and players alike, the Division One board of directors for the National Collegiate Athletic Association finally approved a policy to allow collegiate athletes...

NOTHING BUT POTS Caitlyn O’Neal, now JV basketball coach and ceramics teacher, poses for her media day pictures at Goshen College. “Now, reflecting on basketball and what it taught me, I learned a lot about who I am, whats important to me, and who I am when things are difficult,” said O’Neal. “It offers an experience where you can learn a lot about yourself.”

Shooting hoops to throwing pots

Arjun Prabhakar '23, Associate Editor, Online March 1, 2023

After a successful career on the court, Caitlyn O’Neal channeled her interests into careers:  teaching ceramics and coaching basketball. Now, she is sharing her love of both crafts with a new generation...

READY HUP James Kluge ’23 finishes the leadoff lap as Leo Applegate ’23 dives off the starting block during the 200-yard relay to qualify for a MISCA cut.

Spirit Week crowd propels swim team to victory

Nate Burke '23, Sports Editor February 8, 2023

Following a loss to Detroit Catholic Central, the Greenhills, Father Gabriel Richard, and Whitmore Lake co-op swim team bounced back with a 103 to 80 victory against De La Salle High School. With state...

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