Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Brian Callanan will leave the district on Dec. 29 after three years at the helm of Dexter's successful lacrosse program.
When the Dexter High School varsity lacrosse team takes to the field in the spring, there will be a noticeable difference in the team's leadership structure. After three years and multiple championships, Coach Brian Callanan is stepping down from the program to follow his wife to New Jersey for a job relocation. "(Leaving) has been one of the most difficult decisions in my life," Callanan said. "The lacrosse program in Dexter is special to me. The student athletes are a special group of men, who are dedicated and committed. Their tenacity to succeed is unparalleled to anything I've experienced." Since Callanan took over the program, the Dreadnaughts have gone 51-8 in three years and became a regional powerhouse as soon as they stepped onto…
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Six Dexter High School seniors were accepted to lacrosse programs at the collegiate level for the 2012 school year.
The halls of Dexter High School were buzzing last week, as six members of the school's lacrosse program signed letters of intent to play ball at the collegiate level for the 2012-2013 school year. Seniors included Ian Wiesenberg and Andrew McDonagh, who will play for Guilford University in Greensboro, N.C.; Micheal Spuller, who will play for University of Detroit Mercy; Patrick Rogers, who will play for Hendrix University in Little Rock, Ark.; Hunter Hook, who signed with Liberty University in Lynchburg, V.A.; and Jacob Waldrup, who signed with Adrian College. "Today is a very proud day for these boys and for me personally as a coach," Brian Callanan said. "This is a testament to why I coach. To watch these young men come into something …
Friday, May 18, 2012
Six Dexter High School athletes sign with lacrosse programs at the collegiate level.
Friday, May 18, 2012
Submitted by Craig Brosch After suffering through a devastating tornado this spring, the Dexter community continues to carry on. The Dexter High School varsity lacrosse boys' team was not only on the practice field just prior to the deadly storm's arrival, but several of the players' families suffered extensive damage to their homes, and one player actually had his home completely destroyed by the storm. The team and the entire lacrosse program quickly mobilized into a highly motivated cleanup crew and immediately came to the aid of the affected families. Although the storm disrupted many things in Dexter, it did not derail the Dexter men's lacrosse team. The team posted a regular season record of 16-1 under the direction of Coach Brian …