Howell takes a split in 3rd annual Champions Tournament

May 29, 2014

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

 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 14, 2014

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 14, 2014

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...

Tennis tournament brings funding to suicide prevention

May 6, 2014

By Staff Writer: Logan Tesmer On April 26, The Howell High School girls varsity tennis team hosted a tournament to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Representatives from AFSP were there handing out brochures and selling food and drinks to raise money for the foundation. Each coach of all ...

Dedication to sport pays off for Howell baseball player

May 6, 2014

By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton Hard work and hustle are qualities that many coaches tend to look for in athletes. Senior James Edwards possesses both of these qualities and shows it every day. Before moving to Howell just before his freshman year, he lived in Ypsilanti where he played baseball...

New pompon season begins

May 6, 2014

By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton On Monday, May 5, the Howell varsity pompon team began tryouts for next year. The tryouts will continue until Wednesday and the team will be decided before the end of the week. This past season, the pompon team came in first in the High Kick Competition. They also plac...

Old rivals meet in baseball, softball doubleheader

April 30, 2014

By Staff Writer: Travis Waker  In the first game of the softball double header against Brighton on April 23, Howell junior Alaina McClellan  got the start at pitcher. The first inning was rough with McClellan allowing some walks.  Brighton scored one run, but the Highlanders responded with several hits...

Superstar players leave school early for NBA

April 30, 2014

By Staff Writer: James Edwards  In the past month, the University of Michigan men's basketball team lost its three best players. Michigan State also lost one of the best point guards in the Big Ten. Nik Stauskas, Big Ten player of the year, announced his decision on Tuesday, April 15 to forego his remaining college eligibility to enter the NBA draft. The sophomore guard average...

Girls’ basketball program restored with return of legend coach

April 28, 2014

By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton Looking at the girls varsity basketball team record and statistics from school last year, you would not expect them to have the season that they did this year. Last year, Howell’s season ended in the district semifinal. This year, it lasted until the regional semifinal. Th...

Boys basketball has historic season

April 28, 2014

By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton In the season home opener, Howell beat Flint Beecher, a ranked team. Right from the start, the team and fans knew this season was going to be a special one. After the game against Flint Beecher, junior Jake Wendel said, “This is the start to a great journey.” I...

Howell basketball player named top player for the All-County team

April 28, 2014

By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton One reason as to why the Howell girls varsity basketball team won the district championship this past season was senior Tess Weatherly. Weatherly has been a member of the varsity team all four of her high school years. She has played the sport since she was very young and has a true passio...

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