Varsity baseball kicks off a new season

April 3, 2014


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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


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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 17, 2014


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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 ...

Howell pom team earns rank at state finals

February 21, 2014


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By Staff Writer: Travis Waker On Saturday, February 8 the Howell varsity pompon placed fourth out of 15 teams in the state competition. This was held at Michigan State University. “Our season was ten months long and we feel very accomplished. We grew a lot as a team and we feel like we’re better people ...

Howell girls basketball plays for good cause, despite loss

February 21, 2014


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By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton Friday’s basketball game was huge in two ways. One being the winner of the game would advance in the Lakes Conference tournament and the second being that it was the Pink Game. The Waterford Kettering Captains came out on top over the Lady Highlanders. The final scor...

Howell girls basketball are thinking pink

February 10, 2014


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By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton This year marks the 5th annual Pink Game for the Lady Highlander basketball teams. The games will raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation, which is the largest and most well-known breast cancer organization in the nation. It aids in breast cancer research, educati...

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