Howell pom team earns rank at state finals

February 21, 2014

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

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

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...

Chicago Bears Charles Tillman is honored with the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award

February 10, 2014

By Staff Writer: Logan TesmerThe Walter Payton National Football League Man of the Year award was established in 1970 and it is given to a player honoring his volunteer and charity work. Thirty-two current NFL players are nominated every year, one from each of the 32 teams. A winner is selected by a...

Howell pompon on the road to a state championship

February 5, 2014

By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton The ladies on the Howell varsity pompon team work all year round for just three major competitions. This includes the High Kick competition, regionals, and states. In the past few years, Howell has excelled in each of these competitions and this season has been no ...

A school divided

January 31, 2014

State university rivalries cause trash talk By Staff Writer: James Edwards Howell High School is located halfway between the towns of Ann Arbor and East Lansing, both college towns, both home to powerhouse collegiate athletic programs. This makes for an interesting story for the sports fans who call Howell home. This past...

Wawrinka defeats highest ranked player to win Australian Open

January 31, 2014

By Staff Writer: Kate Bauer MELBOURNE, Australia – After two weeks of insanity that included extreme temperatures, infamous injuries, new rackets, and upsets galore, the Australian Open came to an end on Sunday, January 26. After all that, Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland was crowned the men’s sing...

Broncos vs. Seahawks: the game of the year

January 28, 2014

By Staff Writer: Travis Waker Super Bowl XLVIII will prove to be one of the most exciting and unpredictable Super Bowls in recent history. The game will feature the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium in New York on Sunday February 2. The comparison between the two quarterbacks ...

Mid-season review: Bowling

January 28, 2014

By Staff Writer: James Edwards The Howell High School boys bowling squad is off to a great start. They are giving every team a run for their money if not winning just about every meet that they have been involved in. They are led by their all-state and Wichita State University commit Jack Herndel. If one bowl...

Mid-season update: Boys Basketball

January 28, 2014

By Staff Writer: James Edwards The Highlander boys basketball squad has opened a lot of eyes this season with some unexpected success. Led by second-year head coach Nick Simon, Howell is off to a 4-1 start in conference play. They trail Grand Blanc by one game in the division. “We are doing exactly what we thought w...

NCAA football bowl recap

January 15, 2014

By Sports Writer: Travis Waker The NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Bowl season ended on Monday, January 6 with the BCS National Championship Game. Number one ranked Florida State took on number two ranked Auburn. The game was a thrilling 34-31 victory for Florida State.  Auburn surpr...

NFL playoffs down to four teams

January 15, 2014

By Staff Writer: James Edwards There are four teams still alive in the NFL playoffs battling for the status of Super Bowl champion. At the beginning of the season, most fans predicted that Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos were going to be in the title hunt, and that Tom Brady was going to lead his Patri...

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