Howell varsity pompon held to high standards

Danielle Hamilton and Danielle Hamilton

October 21, 2013


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By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton One sports team who has created an outstanding name for themselves is the Howell varsity pompon team. Over the past few years, this group of ladies has been champions of many competitions. This year, they are looking to continue the winning tradition, first by coming out on top at the...

Concussions are a growing problem in sports

Travis Waker and Travis Waker

October 19, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Travis Waker Concussions continue to be a growing problem in any sport including, football, hockey and, even baseball. They are also a problem at any age, or grade level; even professional athletes suffer from dreaded head injuries. According to http://www.neurosurgery.pitt.edu, 300,000...

Howell football falls to Brighton despite comeback

James Edwards and James Edwards

October 17, 2013


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By Staff Writer: James Edwards The Bulldogs’ football faithful showed up in bunches to Brighton’s homecoming game to show support as they welcomed our Howell Highlanders to town. This game had more than just the Little Brown Jug on the line: whoever won this game had playoff implications for Howell, and a win for Brighton meant it would bring them closer to a...

Seniors experience memorable night despite loss

Danielle Hamilton and Danielle Hamilton

October 14, 2013


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By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton The final home game of the regular season for varsity sports is bittersweet. For most, this game will be the last time the seniors will ever compete on their home court or field. Senior Night takes place on this night to highlight and honor their journeys. Howell varsity...

Howell High School equestrian team wins districts, rides on to regionals

Eliza Bengala and Eliza Bengala

October 14, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Eliza Bengala The Howell High School equestrian team is having another successful year, with their A team winning the 2013 district championship title and riding into the regional competitions. “The district meets are three Saturdays in a row, and you add up all the points from each ...

Eight teams compete to win it all

Travis Waker and Travis Waker

October 10, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Travis Waker October is here and that means postseason baseball. At the beginning of April thirty teams competed against each other, now it’s down to just eight. All have the same goal in mind, to win the World Series. It sounds easy, but it will be a grueling final month of the season f...

Football player leads the way for his future

Travis Waker and Travis Waker

October 10, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Travis Waker Intelligent young athlete Evan Siemen has established himself as a leader on the Howell High School football team. Not only is he a star football player but he also plays baseball. “I like football better; it’s more of a team sport. I like being part of a team and y...

High school quarterback aspires to go pro

Travis Waker and Travis Waker

October 1, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Travis Waker Traits such as determination and talent are evident in Darren Ford. “I’ve been playing the same sports since I was little, so when high school came I just kept playing them,” says Ford when talking about why he loves high school sports. It is clear his passion in both baseball and football goes well...

HHS swim team wins invitational

Kate Bauer, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Kate Bauer Howell High School’s women’s varsity swim and dive team started the season with a splash as they swam their way to victory at the annual Kenzie Klassic Invitational at Parker Middle School on August 24. Finishing with a final score of 309, the team took down the four other competin...

Athletic training raises the bar with a new program

Danielle Hamilton, Sports Editor

September 24, 2013


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By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton How successful a team is over the course their season is not always decided by their record. Success is often measured by how much a team improves. The Howell High School athletic department has recently adopted a new program to assist athletes on improving their performance and ability. Athletic director, Dan Hutchenson, has ...

Howell Football off to a promising start despite recent loss

James Edwards, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013


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By Staff Writer: James Edwards While the autumn air fluctuates from cool to warm, the Howell High School football team is playing in mid-season form. The Howell Highlander boys football team started off the season with a 3-1 start, with wins over Sterling Heights Stevenson, Livonia Franklin, and the always pesky Hartland...

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