Performance enhancers should have stricter repercussions

Performance enhancers should have stricter repercussions

Elaina McClellan, Sports Editor

October 12, 2014


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Sports Editor Elaina McClellan expresses her opinions on the use of performance enhancers in sports and the repercussions that players using them should receive.

Howell varsity Pompom prepares for upcoming competition

Howell varsity Pompom prepares for upcoming competition

Kaylee Hamilton, InDesign Editor

October 8, 2014


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Staff Writer Kaylee Hamilton writes of the upcoming statewide High Kick competition of Howell's Pom team.

Powder Puff recap

Powder Puff recap

Michael Gottschalk, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014


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Last Wednesday, September 24th, the annual Howell Powder Puff games and cheerleading took place. In a stunning upset, the sophomore girls took the championship win against the seniors. The games started with seniors vs freshmen. The game started off well for the freshmen, who scored on their first...

Equestrian team adds another regional win under belt

Equestrian team adds another regional win under belt

Megan Killop, Business Manager

October 6, 2014


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Howell High School’s 2014 Equestrian team has galloped all the way to states this year again. Friday, September 26th, the team dominated at regionals. They came in first place, with Whitmore Lake tailing by 15 points in second. Senior captains Rachael Dempsey, Christa Wilczewski and coach Brittany...

There’s more to it than just spiking

There’s more to it than just spiking

Kyra Moen, Staff Writer

October 2, 2014


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Staff Writer Kyra Moen goes in depth on Howell's volleyball team and the effort the team puts into the sport.

Howell comes up short in loss to Grand Blanc

Thomas Lassiter, Co-Sports Editor

October 2, 2014


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Football is usually a game of resilience and passion.  Add Homecoming, and it becomes one of the biggest and most monumental games of the year. Howell High School as well as community members showed up Friday night at the Howell High School Memorial Stadium for the Highlanders match up with the Grand Blanc Bobcats. Howell was looking to resurrect their season from their 1-3 record while Grand Blanc ...

Highlanders unable to sink Pinckney’s ship

Ian Stone, Staff Writer

September 25, 2014


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Pirate Stadium set the stage last Friday for a showdown between to Livingston County teams, Howell and Pinckney. Both teams looked to right their seasons after disappointing starts to both. Pinckney controlled the majority of the game and Howell was able to rally late, but when the final buzzer sounded,...

Howell baseball wins third straight district title

Howell baseball wins third straight district title

Travis Waker, Staff Writer

June 2, 2014


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Howell will play their regional games at Holt High School on Saturday, June 7. Howell girls softball won their districts as well. They beat Okemos 5-0 and mercied St. Johns 11-0. Both shutouts were behind sophomore pitcher Erin Utter.

Howell takes a split in 3rd annual Champions Tournament

May 29, 2014


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By Staff Writer: Travis Waker Howell baseball participated in the third annual Champions Tournament over the weekend in Flint, Michigan. They played Davidson and Flushing on Friday May 23 and beat Davidson 15-1, getting solid contributions from everyone up and down the lineup and a strong start from junio...

New style of play could mean big things for the Tigers

May 18, 2014


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 By Staff Writer: Travis Waker As of May 17, the Detroit Tigers are 26-12. The .684 winning percentage is the best in Major League Baseball. There are several reasons for this early successes. Perhaps the biggest is the addition of speed.  Through 38 games this year, the Tigers have 36 stolen bases ...

Senior athletes reflect on high school experiences, share future plans

May 13, 2014


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By Sports Editor and Staff Writer: Danielle Hamilton and Kate Bauer Two Main Four writers have asked a representative from every sport at HHS, to find out where they're going from here and what they'll miss the most. The answer seems to be a common consensus; the team. The team which becomes like family. ...

Junior captain finds passion in sport of running

May 13, 2014


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By Staff Writer: James Edwards Track teams are the size of small communities, so keeping order at practice and at meets is a task that demands more than just one person. Cal Laituri may only be a junior and in his second full season on the high school track team, but his presence has made an immediate impa...

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