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Varsity Girls Swim and Dive Having Promising Season

Varsity Girls Swim and Dive Having Promising Season

Raiven Owusu

October 8, 2014

The Adams Girls Swim & Dive Team shows a promising future for the rest of their season with a win against rivalry team, Seaholm High School. Going into the meet, tension filled the air. "We were all in the locker room having a pep talk about what we needed to do to beat Seaholm. We were nervous,...

Girls’ Varsity Golf Focuses in on Regionals

Girls’ Varsity Golf Focuses in on Regionals

Theresa Riviera

October 3, 2014

The Adams Girls Varsity Golf Team competed at the Rochester Invitational at Great Oaks Country Club on September 22. The team did an outstanding job and placed 5th overall out of the 16 teams competing. The team includes sophomores Alivia Hayes, Maggie Bailey and Julia Moran, juniors Katie Rourke...

AHS Football Looks Forward to Game Against Harrison

AHS Football Looks Forward to Game Against Harrison

Katie Wolf, Sports Editor

October 2, 2014

Just over halfway through the 2014 football season, the Varsity Football team is 2-3 and suffering from injuries to key players. “I've never witnessed a team with so many injuries so early in the season,” said senior captain Paul Moceri. Moceri is one of six players currently out due to injury,...

Adams Girls’ Cross Country off to a Strong Start

Adams Girls’ Cross Country off to a Strong Start

Theresa Riviera

September 23, 2014

The Adams Girls Cross Country team competed in the Averil Memorial Invitational at Possum Hollow Kensington Metropark on September 6. After hours of running, cheering, and waiting in anticipation, the Adams team took fifth place overall. Four individual medals were earned by sophomore Jordyn Houle, sophomore...

Behind the Picks

Behind the Picks

Abby Jackson and Cynthia Lee

June 12, 2014

The coach just cut you from the team. You're feeling angry and disappointed. You’re confused-why me? You practiced all summer and you know you’re better than that freshman who just made it above you. The truth is that it may not be about how well you think you are; it’s how well the coaches think...

Adams graduate takes on Sochi’s slopes

Adams graduate takes on Sochi’s slopes

Katie Wolf, Photographer

March 11, 2014

As winter begins to thaw in the United States, Sochi prepares to host the Paralympic Game, the event that gives those with disabilities a chance to show off their athletic skills. Adams graduate Jamie Stanton will be competing this week in four different Paralympic Skiing events. Q: What events will yo...

Mr. Zelmanski looks back on 36 years at Adams

Mr. Zelmanski looks back on 36 years at Adams

Cynthia Lee, Student Life Writer

February 19, 2014

Think about what it would be like to attend Adams 43 years ago. Many students are the sons and/or daughters of Adams alumni, and may have some sort of grasp of what Adams was like then. However, many will agree that Joseph Zelmanski knows better than anyone. In his 35 years of teaching physical education...

Adams triumphs in crosstown showdown

Adams triumphs in crosstown showdown

Katie Wolf, Photographer

February 4, 2014

Last Friday was the eighth annual Crosstown Showdown against the Rochester Falcons at Oakland University. Both the girls and boys varsity basketball teams played great games in victories over the rival Falcons. Girls varsity got off to a slow start, but ended up winning their tenth game 38-32, improving...

Tips for preventing sports injuries

Tips for preventing sports injuries

Abby Jackson, Sports Writer

February 4, 2014

Every year more than 10 million sports injuries happen. How do these injuries happen and how can they be prevented? Athletes don’t want to stop pushing themselves to their full potential, but if they don’t have some self-control, it could result in serious injuries. Head Concussions are usually caus...

Fantasy Football gets sports fans hooked

Fantasy Football gets sports fans hooked

Parker Monahan, Sports Writer

January 10, 2014

Fantasy Football participation has steadily increased at an annual rate of about 10 percent since 2001. In the past 3 years, that rate has spiked to about 15-20 percent. The spike is due to teenagers that have fueled the explosion of fantasy leagues that bring in a net profit of over a billion dollars...

Despite loss, Highlanders look toward bright future

Despite loss, Highlanders look toward bright future

Katie Wolf, Photographer

December 2, 2013

The Highlanders football season came to an end last week when they fell 56-28 to the Clarkston Wolves in the Division One Regional Championship. Despite the disappointing loss, Adams had a season that both exceeded expectations for many and that will be looked back upon with pride. The game began...

Senior Eric Mclean captures spotlight during playoff run

Senior Eric Mclean captures spotlight during playoff run

Katie Wolf, Photographer

November 7, 2013

The shot by the Clarkston kicker was slightly to the right. Senior goalie Eric Mclean leaped up to stop the ball, but it brushed his fingertips and went in. He fell to his knees in agony, with his hands placed on his head. Adams scored their next penalty kick to give Mclean the chance to redeem his last...

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