Howell varsity girls’ basketball on the rise

January 13, 2014

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

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

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

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...

Varsity bowler overcomes obstacles

Varsity bowler overcomes obstacles

James Edwards, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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