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The Month of Madness

NCAA March Madness tournament logo

Mitchell Bowery, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

  The calendar has finally switched over to March. March calls for more sun, melting snow, and the most popular basketball tournaments of the year: NCAA March Madness.  During the 2019 NCAA tournament, teams showed what they were made of. Many underdog teams came out on top which changed most pr...

Rochester United’s Playoffs Run

Rochester United’s forwards

Owen Mckenna, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

  Rochester United is back in the exciting MHSAA hockey playoffs. The electric-fast United team is defending last year's title, and winning games against excellent hockey teams. Does RU have what it takes to win another regional championship? Since entering the playoffs, RU has played Utica ...

How the Pistons Failed Andre Drummond

Drummond donns the Pistons: City Edition uniform alongside Rookie Sekou Doumbouya

Tyler Borglin, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

With the February trade deadline coming to a close, teams across the NBA are making big changes. Some trades surprise fans more than others, but this year’s trades were more shocking than usual.  Although fans in Detroit were expecting the possibility of a trade involving Drummond, the trade sti...

NBA All-Star Weekend Recap

2020 NBA All-Star weekend jerseys

Mitchell Bowery, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

   This weekend’s All-Star festivities included a total of six NBA All-Star events: the All-Star celebrity game, the slam dunk contest, the three-point contest, the skills challenge, NBA rising stars, and lastly, the 69th NBA All-Star game. Because of the excitement surrounding the 2020 National B...

Super Bowl LIV

NFL Super Bowl ad.

Mitchell Bowery, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

For those who have been living under a rock, taking place this Sunday is the largest game in American sports being played between the winners of the American Football Conference (AFC) and National Football Conference (NFC). This year, the two teams competing for Super Bowl glory are the Kansas City Chiefs...

Claiming the City

Senior guard Peyton Prieskorn

Rob Gurzick, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

  The Rochester Adams Boys Basketball Team went head to head with crosstown rival Rochester Falcons on Tuesday, February 4th, and it was a game to remember.  The Highlanders were coming off of a one point win against Stoney Creek just three nights earlier, but now it was time for the real rivalry. This rivalry between Adams and Rochester has been ongoing for years. Both schools have played each oth...

RU Sweeps Stoney 

Senior Caden Ebinger celebrating after a goal

Rob Gurzick, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

Saturday, February 15th, Stoney Creek hockey was celebrating its seniors for the final home game against Rochester United hockey (RU), but RU had other plans for the Cougars. “Stoney Creek is always a massive game. Our team has been on a win streak lately, and we wanted to carry that energy into this gam...

Highlanders Lacrosse is Back

Adams walking down stair getting ready to play Oxford

March 8, 2020

  It is that time of the year. Adams lacrosse is starting, and the boys are getting ready for the long- awaited journey. With last year's record of 17-4, the Highlanders are wired for another outstanding season. The team has one goal this year, to win the OAA championship trophy.  Adams lost...

College Football Signing Day

Ferris State released these official profiles of the signees

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

It's an important day for college football and yet not one many people hear about: Signing Day. February 5th is when high school football players choose where they will continue to play at the next level.  This year, there were only two players that went down to the main office at 7:45 for Adams: ...

Kobe Bryant and Others Killed in Helicopter Crash

Kobe Bryant while playing for the LA Lakers

Taylor Jackson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

Star basketball player Kobe Bryant, and daughter Gianna Bryant, died this past Sunday after flying in a helicopter to Gianna’s basketball game.  Investigators only have weather to blame for the reason for the crash. There was no black box on the site, so it was assumed by police that the foggy weather that morning caused the accident. Reports stated that ...

Rochester United’s Mid-Season Check up

Jack Myers battles for a rebound

Owen Mckenna, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

  After last year's attempt at the elusive state title, Rochester United is seeking revenge. With a record of 7-10, the boys are struggling to win divisional games. However, RU is defeating teams outside its division, helping it to maintain playoff eligibility. Currently, RU is currently on a...

Adams First Lacrosse Scrimmage in 2020

Head coach Mike Torriglia giving the team a pre-game speech.

Joey Shallow, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

What better way to jump back into the lacrosse season than to scrimmage a powerful Lake Orion team. This scrimmage was held at Ultimate Soccer in Pontiac, MI on January 26th. With both schools qualifying for the regional finals last year, the tension was high for both teams. “I’m excited to see...

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