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The Key to Team Spirit in Sports

Andrew Fisher Staff Writer When you’re in a sport, having a strong bond with your teammates is helpful. Even if your sport is an individual sport, such as swimming. Swimmer Kyla Morris, junior, believes that knowing and befriending your teammates helps to make your sport more enjoyable. “Having that bond gives you a reason to […]

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Practice Essential to Achieve Success, Perfection

Zach Piatt Sports Editor “We talkin’ ’bout practice.” These were the words of former NBA superstar, Allen Iverson in his famous “Practice” interview. That’s exactly what we’re talking about here. Practice. “Practice is very useful,” says sophomore baseball player Ben Yoss. “Although it can be a grind, it’s important for success in games.” Teams who […]

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Underrated Sports Deserve Bruin Love

Zach Piatt Sports Editor Football and basketball are two of the most popular of all high school sports.  The student section is always overflowing at these games.  These turnouts are great, but how many students do you see cheering on their classmates at soccer or volleyball matches? The fact of the matter is some sports […]

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Bowling Team Takes 10th in State

By Rachel Haywood Managing Editor One English proverb says “all good things must come to an end.”  That certainly rings true in many activities and definitely in high school sport seasons.  Last weekend, Northrop’s girls varsity bowling team competed in their last tournament of the season. The team battled through nine weeks of regular season […]

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Girls Varsity One Step Closer to State Title

By Rachel Haywood Managing Editor The bowling season is almost over!  At semi state, the seven member girls varsity team bowled a 2814 series after two regular games and five baker games. The team advances to state in 3rd place. Highlight: The team scored 1,000 in one of their team games; a first for Northrop’s […]

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Regular Bowling Season Ends, Girls Lose to Homestead

By Rachel Haywood Managing Editor On Thursday December 19, Northrop bowled in the last match of the regular season.  All three teams faced Homestead High School. Girls Varsity: Lost to Homestead, now 8-1.  This was a devastating loss for all ladies of the bowling squad because Homestead was also undefeated in their division. Boys Varsity: […]

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Girls Varsity Still In Lead As Season Nears End

By Rachel Haywood Managing Editor Northrop’s Bowling team dominated in the 8th week of competition against Heritage High School last Thursday. All 3 teams added a win to their already impressive records. Girls Varsity: 8-0; 13,784 pin-count. The ladies maintain their strong grip on first place in the Black Division. After 8 weeks, they are […]

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Ladies roll over Blackhawk Christian

By Rachel Haywood Managing Editor Northrop bowled against Blackhawk Christian High School on December 5th. Girl’s Varsity: 7-0; 12,056 pin-count. The girls are still in 1st place in the Black Division. Boy’s Varsity: 2-5; 11,600 pin-count.  The boys move up to 6th place. Highlight: Senior Will Miller won against his opponent for the first time […]

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Girls bowling team undefeated, on collision course with 6-0 Homestead

By Rachel Haywood Managing Editor Nineteen students participate on three squads that make up Northrop’s bowling team.  This club welcomed several freshmen and sophomores in August, and welcomed back five seniors, among other returning members.  The team practices from 3:15 to 5 on Mondays and Wednesdays at Crazy Pins.  Competitions are held on Thursdays at […]

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State competition closes season

By: Rachel Haywood Staff Writer As this is the last sports update for the Northrop Bowling Team until their next season in September, I feel it is necessary to congratulate the 17 Bruin Bowlers on a great year. There were many ups, downs and in-betweens. Some days were really great, and some days were really […]

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