The Griffin

Hobbs heading to stardom

Hobbs heading to stardom

Drew Dailey, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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Freshman Amalia Hobbs is grabbing opponents’ attention this basketball season, averaging eight points per game. She is one of the team leaders in points, guiding the team to a 6-1 record and the first place spot in the junior varsity women’s basketball division. “(The team) is looking really...

Dow dominates

Dow dominates

Cooper Giesler, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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Embodying explosiveness, strength and pure domination, senior Aaron Dow wrestles for both the competition and the physical aspect of the sport. Dow, who started wrestling in freshman year, has developed into a fantastic wrestler and leader. Dow’s career success is undeniable, as he’s tallied 55...

O’Connor strikes success

O’Connor strikes success

Giorgio Gayleard, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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Coming off a hot sophomore season, junior Matt O’Connor is back for round three of allied bowling. After last year’s performance, winning the “High Roller” award for having the best average score on the year, O’Connor is looking to have another great season. O’Connor is currently averaging...

Dailey new branch on family tree

Dailey new branch on family tree

Will Boellner, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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Growing up in a family of athletes, freshman track and cross country runner Marissa Dailey is destined to uphold her family’s reputation. Marissa’s outstanding running ability is no surprise, her father was a collegiate runner at Eastern Michigan, eventually making it all the way to the Olympic...

Reed’s reflections and reviews

Reed’s reflections and reviews

February 9, 2018


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On JV Success… “The JV teams have earned accolades that haven’t been celebrated enough. Currently, men’s basketball lies in first place in the JV division. Women’s basketball is the same. You know, our indoor track team, the freshmen and sophomores are killing it and the wrestling team has...

Making a difference beyond the box

Making a difference beyond the box

Bryce Frederick, Sports Editor

February 9, 2018


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In today’s society, whether they deserve it or not, professional athletes are extremely prominent. With their platform comes an overwhelming sense of influence towards society. How they carry themselves both on and off the field of play, whether it be giving back to others, or their sense of personal...

Brothers’ comradery encourages competitive atmosphere

Brothers’ comradery encourages competitive atmosphere

Johnny Carroll, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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Men’s basketball head coach Matt Lochte has coached several Division I athletes during his 14-year tenure at Dulaney. Despite this, Lochte referred to senior Josh Cornish, without hesitation, as one of the best leaders he’s ever coached. Josh, one of two Cornish’s on the team, transferred here...

Passionately pink for the cure

Owen Campbell, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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The week leading up to Jan. 12 was flooded with pink in anticipation for the women’s basketball program’s tenth annual Think Pink game, honoring former Director of Athletics Mike Lafferty’s wife. Coordinated by women’s basketball, cheerleading and Student Government, all proceeds surrounding...

Men’s basketball on track to electrify

Men’s basketball on track to electrify

Johnny Carroll and Brian Ellis

December 8, 2017


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When the Lions Men’s basketball team kicks off their season Dec. 8, with a Friday night home opener, expect the Lions’ den to be packed. Friday night games at home always draw large crowds, and anticipate this night to be no different. This year, the scheduled Friday night games don’t seem to...

Alumnus passes away in tragic rock climbing accident

Alumnus passes away in tragic rock climbing accident

Maria Eberhart and Owen Campbell

November 28, 2017


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Spirited leader and star lacrosse player, Matthew Hearn passed away mountain climbing in Salt Lake City, Utah July 13. Hearn played three years on the varsity lacrosse team at Dulaney and contributed to the win for the 2008 state champions. Lacrosse coach Kyle Fiat remembers how he was an uplifting...

Allied expands, friendship remains

Allied expands, friendship remains

Nina D’addario and Will Behm

November 22, 2017


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With 41 student athletes marked on the roster, the allied soccer program is fielding its largest team since coach Anita Shaw’s tenure started seven years ago. The team was composed of 12 students with disabilities and welcomed 25 other athletes to support the special needs players as "buddies." The ...

Novice proves his place

Novice proves his place

Owen Campbell, Staff writer

November 22, 2017


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Inspired by his father and his brother, freshman Connor Culp has been playing soccer since he was in seventh grade. According to his coaches, Culp works hard at practices and even plays for a club team outside of school in order to get a better understanding of the game. Culp came in at a tough spot...