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The Evolution of the Lions Legacy

The Evolution of the Lions Legacy

Luke Roller, Reporter February 5, 2024

The Detroit Lions, the favorite team of many Michiganders, concluded its season last Sunday with a devastating 31-34 loss against the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game. If the Lions had...

New Coach, New Season

New Coach, New Season

Patrick Goran, Reporter December 18, 2023

The Spring Lake Boys Varsity Swim Team has recently begun its winter season and is reaching high this year. After only a week of official practice the team took first at the Ludington Relays Meet out...

Sophomore Helps Make New Bowling Team a Reality

Sophomore Helps Make New Bowling Team a Reality

Amaya Wiseman, Reporter December 18, 2023

Despite placing 1st in doubles at the 2022 USBC State Bowling Tournament after only a year-and-a-half of training, sophomore Hudson Case says that his biggest challenge he’s faced has been starting the...

First-year Field Hockey Team Learns Through Early Challenges

First-year Field Hockey Team Learns Through Early Challenges

Alexis Dill, Reporter September 18, 2023

Spring Lake has introduced a new club sport: Field Hockey.  This girls only sport has already gained community favor  and is off to a strong season with three wins, one tie, and one loss. The coaches...

Coach Doug Sharp coaches with (from right to left) Doug Sharp – Head Coach, Tyler Hitsman – Offensive Coordinator, Liam Cunningham – Defensive Coordinator

Doug Sharp’s Immense Impact on SL LAX

Noor Boria, Reporter May 8, 2023

Lacrosse, a sport that has become popular in the past decade, is a booming sport at Spring Lake High School and has been a strong program thanks to Boys Varsity Coach Doug Sharp. Coach Sharp brought Lacrosse...

The Shark Visits SLHS Crew Team

“The Shark” Visits SLHS Crew Team

Amaya Wiseman, Reporter April 24, 2023

6 SLGH Crew Team athletes have completed the 135,000-meter (about 83 miles) row across Lake Michigan. Throughout the season, Coaches Boerson and Winter have encouraged the athletes to complete a “row...

Photo Credits: Nick Zacek

Boys’ Swim Team Goes to States

Lily Zuelke, Reporter March 27, 2023

On March 12th, the Boys' Varsity Swim and Dive team went to Oakland University where the 2023 MHSAA (Michigan High School Athletic Association) Division Three State Championships were held. There were...

SL Competitive Cheer Shines at Competitions

SL Competitive Cheer Shines at Competitions

Addison Benedict, Reporter March 27, 2023

The Spring Lake Varsity and Junior Varsity Cheer teams traveled to Plainwell on December 3, and on December 17, they traveled to Mona Shores. At Plainwell, there were a total of 8 teams competing, 3 were...

A New Era of LAX

A New Era of LAX

Noor Baria, Reporter March 27, 2023

Spring is a time for sunshine and unexpected weather. As this year has brought unexpected weather, and forced many spring sports to work with temperatures that are uncomfortable, the adversity is something...

Trying Out for Spring Sports: Tips and Tricks

Trying Out for Spring Sports: Tips and Tricks

Amaya Wiseman, Reporter March 27, 2023

Tryouts; the nerves, anxieties, and fear that come with it are hard to ignore, but it doesn’t have to be as nerve-racking as it may seem. Last week (week of march 19-25), tryouts for the 2023 varsity...

Everything You Need to Know About the NFL Combine

Everything You Need to Know About the NFL Combine

Brook Blausey, Reporter March 27, 2023

The NFL combine in simple terms is speed dating for football. It is a system used by all 32 NFL teams to meet the top players entering the draft in April. Not only will the player be interviewed by teams,...

Boys Swim and Dive Makes a Splash!

Boys Swim and Dive Makes a Splash!

Alexis Dill, Reporter March 7, 2023

From their first meet until their last, the boys varsity swim team has reached for success and achieved it! During their conference meet (February 24-25), the swimmers together achieved 88 personal best...

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