Athlete begins preparation for college

April 25, 2014

By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton Howell senior John Brennan has been an outstanding athlete his past four years. He has participated in football and basketball and has excelled in both. Brennan was a huge part of the varsity football team his junior and senior years. He played linebacker and full...

Howell varsity baseball finishes trip to Indiana on a high note

April 22, 2014

By Staff Writer: Travis Waker For three hours almost every night during a two-month period, the Howell High School varsity baseball team practices either on the field or in the field house gym, depending on the weather. The ultimate goal, of course, is to win Howell’s first baseball state championship in 104 years. The team, having returned from th...

Highlanders fall to Grand Blanc

April 4, 2014

By Staff Writer: James Edwards There was a chill in the air as the Howell High School girls soccer team squared off against the Grand Blanc Bobcats on Tuesday, April 1. The temperature was sub-40 degrees and it showed in the fans, as only die-hards and parents were the only ones to show, in isolated groups throug...

Varsity baseball kicks off a new season

April 4, 2014

By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton The Howell varsity baseball team played their first doubleheader on Monday, March 31. Howell played Northville at Eastern Michigan University. Unfortunately, Howell fell in both games. The scores were 7-3 and 8-3, respectively. But the team and coaches are not allowing these ...

MLB replay may be a welcome change

March 31, 2014

By Staff Writer: Travis Waker Starting in 2014, Major League Baseball will be adapting a new replay system that could change the game. I believe that instant replay will help umpires tremendously. The new system is somewhat of a copycat of the National Football League. Like the NFL, MLB managers will ...

Battle of the sexes

March 18, 2014

By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton It is often said that girls can do whatever boys can do. This statement is true, especially when put into the perspective of sports. An athlete is an athlete, no matter what gender. Men and women can both weight-lift, run, and play any sport. Men generally run faster and jump higher than women. Men’s body structures are also generally larg...

New season brings another round of high school sports

March 11, 2014

By Staff Writer: Travis Waker Spring sports tryouts start March 10 and Howell High School is sure to have some very competitive teams this spring. The baseball team is going to be very strong this year, coming off back to back Final Four appearances in the playoffs. “We have some very strong senior leadership ...

Howell bowling ends the season with a strike

March 11, 2014

By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton Bowling is a sport that seems to be much overlooked in Howell. These student athletes happen to be one of the best teams at Howell High. The Howell varsity boys bowling team, led by head coach Dave LaFollette, made a playoff run this year that almost resulted in a state ch...

Lady Highlanders’ season ends in regional semifinal

March 11, 2014

By Staff Writer: James Edwards The Howell High School girls basketball squad, led by the legendary head coach Lee Piepho, lost 37-32 to the Lakeland Eagles in the regional semifinal game on Tuesday, March 4. The game was played at a neutral site, West Bloomfield High School. First-year head coach Pi...

Junior boardercross racer’s hard work pays off

February 28, 2014

By A&E Editor: Madison Deadman “I would like to thank everyone I have ever raced for challenging me and making me work harder to become a better racer,” said humbled Howell High School junior, Emily Dascenzo after shocking herself by winning first place in State Individuals at Mount Brighton on ...

One Howell wrestler continues to state tournament

February 26, 2014

By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton With winter sports coming to a conclusion, the wrestling season is over for all but just one. Senior Ben Calendrino is the only wrestler on the Howell team who made it past districts and regionals, pushing him to states. There are two parts of playoffs for wrestlin...

Howell diver shows his love for his team

February 25, 2014

By Staff Writer: Travis Waker It is clear that Howell senior diver Garrett Murphy has a strong connection to his diving team. When asked about his favorite part of diving, Murphy says, “I’ve been diving with these guys for four or five years, and it’s a lot of fun.” The team practices two hours ...

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