Kobe Bryant’s career comes to a close

Kobe Bryant’s career comes to a close

Bennett Halek, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015

20 years ago a young rookie named Kobe Bryant made his NBA debut as an LA Laker in a game he scored only a low six points. Fast forward 10 years and Bryant dropped his legendary 81 points in a single game against the Toronto Raptors.

Howell faces off Grand Blanc

Howell faces off Grand Blanc

Evan Webster, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015

Every school has its rivalries that have been around for generations. Howell’s rival for some time has generally been considered the Brighton Bulldogs. However, Howell has recently developed a rivalry with a neighboring school, Grand Blanc, in only a few short years. Both schools are extremely competitive in all sports, including basketball. On Friday, Feb. 13, Howell and Grand Blanc will go head to head for Howell’s Winterfest basketball game; both teams are tied for first in the division along with Hartland and Pinckney.

Winter sports preview

Winter sports preview

A.J. Firsht, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014

With this past fall sports season closing on a high note, the Highlanders are looking to keep the high energy up as the winter sports season is about to start. “I expect the nothing but the best out of every sport. All of the athletes have been preparing and working hard. Im looking forward to another...

Superstar players leave school early for NBA

April 30, 2014

By Staff Writer: James Edwards  In the past month, the University of Michigan men's basketball team lost its three best players. Michigan State also lost one of the best point guards in the Big Ten. Nik Stauskas, Big Ten player of the year, announced his decision on Tuesday, April 15 to forego his remaining college eligibility to enter the NBA draft. The sophomore guard average...

Boys basketball has historic season

April 28, 2014

By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton In the season home opener, Howell beat Flint Beecher, a ranked team. Right from the start, the team and fans knew this season was going to be a special one. After the game against Flint Beecher, junior Jake Wendel said, “This is the start to a great journey.” I...

Athlete begins preparation for college

April 24, 2014

By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton Howell senior John Brennan has been an outstanding athlete his past four years. He has participated in football and basketball and has excelled in both. Brennan was a huge part of the varsity football team his junior and senior years. He played linebacker and full...

Battle of the sexes

March 17, 2014

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...

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...

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...

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