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by Olivia Benedict

Sports

by Anna Alt

Sports

by Olivia Benedict

Hawks v Wildcats: Soaring into the Playoffs

Cold night. Rain fell on the turf, creating a hazardous playing field for Eastern’s last home game of the season. Despite the weather and the quickly darkening sky, droves of students attended last Friday’s game. Not only that, but they also brought school spirit in the form of Halloween costumes. Looking into the stands, it was impossible to miss: a skeleton on someone’s shoulders, a Chucky-cheese mascot, and an astronaut among countless other costumes. The…

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Victory!

Stadium lights shined down on the field, highlighting the players’ breaths as they competed in the cold last Friday. Forest Hills Eastern’s Varsity team wasn’t the least bit phased by the horrid weather. In this season, Eastern has faced heat waves, pouring rain, and freezing nighttime temperatures. Through it all, Eastern remained strong. Forest Hills Eastern gained a 28-13 victory over Kenowa Hills.  For those who were not able to attend the game last Friday,…

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Rowing Through the Storm

Last Sunday the crew team traveled up north for the annual Leelanau regatta. Due to last year’s disrupted COVID season, many of the rowers had never been to this particular regatta. But, thanks to the alumni rowers’ encouragement, this year’s team was looking forward to the races. However, once arriving at Lake Leelanau early Sunday morning, after waking up at five in the morning, many rowers lost the excitement they had felt only a few…

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Tackling the Loss

Forest Hills Eastern suffered a 13-37 defeat against South Christian last Friday night.   It was warm and raining last Friday night. The moon was a bright, yellow sliver in the sky.  The weather was dropping its pleasant feel, and temperatures were running high. Many of the students of Forest Hills Eastern were fighting some form of sickness, ranging from a head cold to mono. The football team was certainly no exception. So, with the…

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Full Swing to First – Eastern’s Golf Team Wins Regionals

Yesterday, Eastern’s Varsity Women’s Golf Team played at the Regional meet in Cadillac. The stakes were high for the team; they knew that they had to place within the top three in order to make it to the state tournament that will take place next week. However, the team had confidence that their skill would be enough to keep up with the other schools. Not only did they keep up, but they also pulled ahead…

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Anna and Katelyn: Crew Champions

As someone new to crew, the thought of waking up at 6 am to watch people row boats sounded miserable. I was right that waking up at 6 am on the weekend was miserable, that cannot be denied, however being introduced to the sport that is crew was surprisingly fun! My surprising discovery about the sport was not the only big moment, but also that Anna Alt (‘24) and Katelyn Douglas (‘24), both FHE rowers,…

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Senior Victory at Annual Powder Puff Game

After the year and a half break with no homecoming activities, the Powder Puff game between the junior and senior classes is back. The teams faced off this past Friday, reigniting the generational feud between juniors and seniors. Even with only a couple of weeks of training, the senior girls’ team remained optimistic and ambitious when it came to winning the game.  When talking to the team, there was an overwhelming presence of school spirit…

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Hawks on the Rise

The stakes were high for the varsity football team last Friday. The entire student population was in the stands, eagerly awaiting the announcement of Homecoming King and Queen. Students and parents who would usually be home came to the game, causing the parking lot to fill and overflow into the soccer fields. The night was warm and humid, starting at 74 degrees, with the occasional leaf falling onto the spectators. As the night progressed, it…

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The Tides Turn for the FHNE Swim Team

Tuesday night at six, the Forest Hills Northern Eastern swim team prepared to go against Forest Hills Central. The FHNE swim team hadn’t had a victory against FHC in several years, but that would soon change later in the evening. As swimmers climbed the diving blocks and took their positions, the remaining teammates flocked to the opposite end of the pool, eager to cheer on the racers. On the balcony above, the parents and students…

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Scoring a Victory: Hawks Defeat Wayland Union

Thursday night, the Forest Hills Eastern men’s varsity soccer team faced off against Wayland Union High School, winning 1-0. FHE also celebrated senior players Zach Elmouchi, Gavin Hanson, Sladen Van Andel, Josh Hay, Kallan Klaes, Demetrius Wingard, and team manager, Deni Tepic for the annual senior night. Students and families across the FHE community came out to both support our seniors and hype up the team for their game. The first half of the game…

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