Howell pompon on the road to a state championship

February 5, 2014


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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 14, 2014


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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...

Howell varsity girls’ basketball on the rise

January 13, 2014


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By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton In the past few years, the Howell varsity girls’ basketball team has not had the best season outcomes. Howell has not made it past districts in a few years and has struggled to end the season with a winning record. Last season, Howell lost to Hartland three times. I...

Howell boys’ basketball takes down ranked team at home opener

December 12, 2013


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By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton As the Howell varsity boys’ basketball team stepped onto the court the crowd roared, the student section went wild, and you could feel the intensity in the air. The Highlanders, led by head coach Nick Simon, set out to battle Flint Beecher on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Beecher is...

Howell varsity hockey to play their rivals in a new venue

December 11, 2013


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By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton Winter classics, a hockey game played outdoors on a football or baseball field, have been a traditional game for the NHL (National Hockey League) since 2008. Ice is put down on the field and fans flood the stadium seats for this event. The Howell varsity hockey team will...

Howell athletes sign letters of intent

Howell athletes sign letters of intent

James Edwards, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013


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By Staff Writer: James Edwards On Monday, November 18, four Howell High School seniors signed to play their respective sport in college. These athletes were Danielle Hamilton, Ben Balgaard, Tess Weatherly, and Patrick Albrant. Albrant signed to play lacrosse at Siena Heights University. Danielle Hamilton sign...

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