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Huskies end football season in regional play against Mona Shores

Huskies end football season in regional play against Mona Shores

Gabbie Byers, Social Media Manager

November 13, 2018


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An end of an era, the last dance. The varsity football team took on the number one seed Mona Shores Sailors in Muskegon on November 9, holding them to 21-26 at the half but finishing the game with a 58-28 loss.   The team ended the season with a 9-4 record. “It was a good season” says Senior T...

XC mens team competes at state; Peyton Witt competes solo on the women’s side

XC mens team competes at state; Peyton Witt competes solo on the women’s side

Cameron Myers, News Editor

November 6, 2018


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The mens cross country team as a unit and Peyton Witt on the women's side competed at the state cross country meet at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, November 3rd. The men's team finished 25th in the state with a team score of 555. Leading the pack was senior Luke Daniel, who finished in ...

Varsity football wins district championship for the first time in school history

Varsity football wins district championship for the first time in school history

Cameron Myers, News Editor

November 6, 2018


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On November 2nd, the Varsity football team went against Okemos High School at home at Huskie Stadium. The Huskies easily handled their opponents, dominating them by a score of 56-15.  The Huskies showed their strength on both sides of the ball, holding Okemos to 35-0 at the half. “It’s bee...

Huskie swimmers advance to the state meet

Huskie swimmers advance to the state meet

Lexi Doll, Opinion Editor

November 6, 2018


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The Portage Northern women’s swim team traveled to Portage Central on November 2nd and 3rd to compete in the conference championship.  The lady Huskies took home 5th out of 10 teams. “I know the place we got overall was not exactly where we wanted to be, but we did not let that affect us and we ha...

Football team prepares for district championship after thrilling win over PC

Football team prepares for district championship after thrilling win over PC

Gabbie Byers, Social Media Manager

November 2, 2018


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Tonight, the varsity football team will face Okemos in the District championship game at 7:00 pm at Huskie Stadium. To get to this game, Okemos beat an undefeated Jackson team 31-22. The Huskies earned their spot by defeating crosstown rival PC in a thrilling 35-7 victory. PN meets Okemos with a playoff...

Water polo team plays in district tournament

Water polo team plays in district tournament

Liam Fagan, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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The Portage Muskies played in the water polo districts on October 19, and only one team stood between them and the Regionals.  "On Friday, we are playing Grandville,” senior Will Compton said before the tournament, “and on Saturday (Oct. 20) we are playing Rockford. We need to just beat one t...

Cross country earns top, reserve spot at conference championships

Cross country earns top, reserve spot at conference championships

Malcolm Gaynor, Sports Editor

October 26, 2018


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The cross country SMAC championship was held on Saturday October 20th,  and the men's team finished as conference champs while the women's team were runners up.  Leading up to the meet, the runners were very excited.  Junior Kanishk Madhav’s said that his goal was to “win the SMAC champions...

Cross country: SMAC champions in training

Cross country: SMAC champions in training

Lexi Doll, Opinion Editor

October 19, 2018


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The cross country SMAC championship is coming up on Saturday October 20th and the runners are more than excited for their most important race of the season.  The boys team hopes to take home a conference title and the women are hoping to take home the title for the second consecutive year. Junior Kanish...

Water polo team advances to districts

Water polo team advances to districts

Liam Fagan, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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The Portage Muskies are going to water polo districts on October 19. There is one team that stands between them and regionals. “On Friday (Oct. 19), we are playing Grandville,” senior Will Compton said, “and on Saturday (Oct. 20) we are playing Rockford. We need to just beat one team to advance ...

Freshman golfer Annie Betts advances to states

Freshman golfer Annie Betts advances to states

Malcolm Gaynor, Sports Editor

October 18, 2018


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Coach Bob Eustice knew freshman Annie Betts was going to states during her second practice. “From just looking at her swing,” Eustice said, “[I knew] if she can shoot anything around mid 80s, she’ll go to states.”  Betts ended up with a score of 88 at regionals, earning her a 3rd place finish ...

Huskie soccer prepares for regional tournament

Huskie soccer prepares for regional tournament

Malcolm Gaynor, Sports Editor

October 11, 2018


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In the first round of the league tournament, the Huskie soccer team fell 1-0 against rival Portage Central. PC went on the beat Mattawan 3-1 to take the league title, while the Huskies won the third place game against Gull Lake 1-0 thanks to a goal scored by sophomore Isaiah Spillers in the final mi...

Men’s tennis gets ready for regionals

Men’s tennis gets ready for regionals

Jackson Graham, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


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The Portage Northern men’s tennis team capped off an undefeated season with a 6-2 win over Byron Center in the last match of the regular season, and will now turn their attention to the regional tournament on Thursday, October 11.  For each match that a team wins at the regional tournament, they earn on...

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