Senior athletes reflect on high school experiences, share future plans

May 13, 2014

By Sports Editor and Staff Writer: Danielle Hamilton and Kate Bauer Two Main Four writers have asked a representative from every sport at HHS, to find out where they're going from here and what they'll miss the most. The answer seems to be a common consensus; the team. The team which becomes like family. ...

Junior captain finds passion in sport of running

May 13, 2014

By Staff Writer: James Edwards Track teams are the size of small communities, so keeping order at practice and at meets is a task that demands more than just one person. Cal Laituri may only be a junior and in his second full season on the high school track team, but his presence has made an immediate impa...

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...

Girls’ basketball program restored with return of legend coach

April 28, 2014

By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton Looking at the girls varsity basketball team record and statistics from school last year, you would not expect them to have the season that they did this year. Last year, Howell’s season ended in the district semifinal. This year, it lasted until the regional semifinal. Th...

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...

Howell basketball player named top player for the All-County team

April 28, 2014

By Sports Editor: Danielle Hamilton One reason as to why the Howell girls varsity basketball team won the district championship this past season was senior Tess Weatherly. Weatherly has been a member of the varsity team all four of her high school years. She has played the sport since she was very young and has a true passio...

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...

Highlanders fall to Grand Blanc

April 3, 2014

By Staff Writer: James Edwards There was a chill in the air as the Howell High School girls soccer team squared off against the Grand Blanc Bobcats on Tuesday, April 1. The temperature was sub-40 degrees and it showed in the fans, as only die-hards and parents were the only ones to show, in isolated groups throug...

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...

Howell diver shows his love for his team

February 25, 2014

By Staff Writer: Travis Waker It is clear that Howell senior diver Garrett Murphy has a strong connection to his diving team. When asked about his favorite part of diving, Murphy says, “I’ve been diving with these guys for four or five years, and it’s a lot of fun.” The team practices two hours ...

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...

Hall of Fame manager retires

Travis Waker and Travis Waker

October 28, 2013

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 ...

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