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Highlanders to Face Down Falcons at 2017 Crosstown Showdown

Highlanders to Face Down Falcons at 2017 Crosstown Showdown

Jack Lovalvo, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The anticipation is slowly building. This Friday, February 3, the rivalry is renewed once again. The 11th Annual Crosstown Showdown will be held at the O’Rena at Oakland University. The Rochester Adams and Rochester girls will face off at 6 p.m. followed by the boys’ game tipping off at 8 p.m. Tickets are sold at the ...

NFL Playoffs Make History

NFL Playoffs Make History

Alexandra Hale, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The commercials, the performances, and best of all, the football. That’s right - Super Bowl LI is on its way. On Sunday, February 5 at 6:30 pm, the winners of the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC) will compete to determine the champion of the 2016 NFL se...

Crimson Tide Clashes with Tigers for National Title

Crimson Tide Clashes with Tigers for National Title

Alexandra Hale, Staff Writer
January 6, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Along with the new year, there comes a new champion. The Clemson Tigers, currently ranked third in the world of college football with a 13-1 record, will take on the Alabama Crimson Tide, ranked first with a 14-0 record. Monday, January 9 at 8 p.m. in Tampa, Florida. will mark the first rematch in colle...

Cheerleading Injuries Take Hospitals by Storm

Cheerleading Injuries Take Hospitals by Storm

Emily Blust, Staff Writer
January 4, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

According to United States Sports Academy, cheerleading holds the number one spot in catastrophic injuries for women's sports. The sport itself has transitioned from the sidelines to being center stage at competitions. It has become more focused on how high teammates can throw one another and who c...

Adams Wrestling Potential Grows

Adams Wrestling Potential Grows

Nick Schram, Staff Writer
December 31, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The recent loss of many crucial seniors on the wrestling team calls into question who will fill their spots this season. Thankfully, a large group of talented freshmen has emerged, threatening the spots of experienced upperclassmen. These freshman could potentially compete in varsity matches, bringing ho...

Let the Games Begin

Let the Games Begin

Jack Lovalvo, Staff Writer
December 29, 2016
Filed under Sports

Rochester Adams Boys and Girls ski team could bring a state title to the school for the first time in this decade. Coming off  a 2016 SEMSL first place victory and a state finals appearance, the ski team can make another deep run and possibly take home a trophy. Senior captains Jonathan Stanton and Matthew...

Adams Girls Varsity Basketball Assistant Coach Steps up

Adams Girls Varsity Basketball Assistant Coach Steps up

Emily Blust, Staff Writer
December 9, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

It’s the time of the year again, when the weather gets brisk and we transition to a new season of sports. The Adams’ girls varsity basketball team is gearing up for the start of their new season, with a new coach at the helm. Recently, their previous coach, Shay Lewis, left the Adams’ team after receivi...

Student Spotlight: Owusu Poses Double Threat

Student Spotlight: Owusu Poses Double Threat

Jack Lovalvo, Staff Writer
December 8, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Ryian Owusu, who recently committed to play soccer at Western Michigan, has taken over girls’ athletics by storm in her time at Rochester Adams. Playing varsity soccer and basketball for four years, Owusu is a dual threat who can take over the game in both sports.     1. What will you remember most abou...

Fresh Faces on Boys Varsity Basketball

Fresh Faces on Boys Varsity Basketball

Emily Blust, Staff Writer
December 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Rochester Adams boys basketball program is starting their season off with some new faces on the coaching staff. Coaches John Hall, Chris Flynn, and Bob Lineberger decided to step down from their coaching roles with Adams’ basketball. Flynn was the team's defensive coach and named MAC Coach of the ...

A Very Happy Homecoming

A Very Happy Homecoming

Jack Lovalvo, Staff Writer
October 17, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Rochester Adams shut down Stoney Creek's offense all night long. The Highlanders overpowered the Cougars resulting in a 24-7 homecoming victory. There was not an open seat to be found for the crosstown game between these two teams. With playoff football right around the corner, Adams needed a win to s...

Cross Country Star Runs Towards Bright Future

Cross Country Star Runs Towards Bright Future

Jordan Revenaugh and Alexandra Hale
October 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

It is difficult to come across an athlete who is more passionate and driven than Matt Schram; the senior somehow manages to make his impressive numbers and countless hours of training and competing in cross country look like a walk in the park. Throughout the four years he has spent on the team, Schram has earn...

The Cross Country Team Runs for States

The Cross Country Team Runs for States

Nick Schram, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

To states or bust. The Adams boys and girls cross country teams made it all the way to States last year. Will they be able to repeat history? Both teams relied on their top seven runners to get there, posing a difficult situation for the boys this season, as two of their fastest runners graduated la...

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