Varsity bowler overcomes obstacles

Varsity bowler overcomes obstacles

James Edwards, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013


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By Staff Writer: James Edwards Joel Halstead is a junior at Howell High School and is a part of the varsity bowling team. He hopes to be a major contributor on the bowling team as he is in his first year on the varsity squad. “It feels great to finally make the team. I’m going to do whatever coach asks me to and I’...

One way to annoy your girlfriend

Danielle Hamilton, Sports Editor

November 19, 2013


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A girl’s perspective on fantasy football By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton One thing I do not understand about the male species is how worked up they get over fantasy football. It seems like some men almost get angrier about their fantasy games than they do over real games. According to the NFL (Natio...

Howell hockey sets out to hit cancer hard

Danielle Hamilton, Sports Editor

November 19, 2013


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By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton Cancer is a growing issue in the world. With more than one million people in the United States diagnosed with cancer each year, according to the American Cancer Society, people are constantly looking for cures and looking for ways to treat the disease. The Howell varsity hockey te...

High school athlete pursues passion

Travis Waker, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Travis Waker Howell High School junior Jake Wendel is a dedicated and passionate athlete who has devoted almost all of his time to the sport he loves. When reflecting back on his high school basketball career as a whole, the humble athlete doesn’t focus on himself but instead focu...

Winter sports season preview

James Edwards, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013


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By Staff Writer: James Edwards There are many Howell sports teams that are looking for this winter to be a good one, seeing as only one program won districts last year, that being the boys bowling team. And that’s the program that we will preview first. Bowling: Boys and Girls The reigning KLAA West bo...

Scholar-athlete awards up for grabs

Danielle Hamilton, Sports Editor

November 11, 2013


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By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton It’s about that time of the year where seniors are beginning to plan their future and apply for colleges. One major thing that worries many students and their parents is how they are going to pay for it. Students often turn to scholarships to help pay for their college expenses. MHSAA (Michigan High Sch...

Point/Counterpoint: Steroid use in baseball

Danielle Hamilton/Travis Waker, Sports Editor/Staff Writer

November 4, 2013


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Steroid scandals: to forgive or not forgive By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton Nowadays, some athletes go to great lengths just to be the best. In professional sports, we often hear of an athlete who has been suspended for the use of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs), which is a reasonable punishment. A performance...

Howell football postseason hopes dashed in final game

James Edwards and James Edwards

October 29, 2013


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By Staff Writer: James Edwards On Friday, October 25, the Howell Highlanders (5-4) took on Jackson Lumen Christi (9-0) in a game that had playoff implications for Howell. Over the past few years, the Howell- Lumen Christi series has been a tough battle for each side, with neither side really showing a clear separation from the other, but the Titans were r...

Young athlete prides himself on putting the team first

Travis Waker and Travis Waker

October 28, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Travis Waker One of the most level headed high school athletes you’ll ever meet is Patrick Wagner. Not only is he a versatile baseball player but he is also a cross country captain. Athletics are a major part of his life and he takes the role of a captain seriously. “Some of the definite responsibilities of...

Hall of Fame manager retires

Travis Waker and Travis Waker

October 28, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Travis Waker Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland announced his retirement last week after eight seasons in Detroit. Leyland had won three division titles, two pennants and 700 wins exactly, just in his eight years with the Tigers. However, Leyland’s legacy does not stop here. Leyland began coaching in Major League Baseball in the early ...

Howell football still in playoff contention

James Edwards and James Edwards

October 23, 2013


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By Staff Writer: James Edwards After a promising 3-0 start to the season, the Howell Highlanders’ football team fell into a funk that took them a few games to break out of, probably because of the brutal, four-game road trip that they were on. The Highlanders managed to split the road trip. Following a 24-7 win over Lakeland,...

HHS sophomore breaks school golf record

Logan Tesmer and Logan Tesmer

October 23, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Logan Tesmer Coming into the 2013 season for the Howell High School girls golf team, the record for an individual shooting a 45 in one match last year was broken earlier in the season when one member of the team shot a 44, now that record has been broken once again. Madi Guilmette w...

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