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Highlander Basketball Runs the ROC

Highlander Basketball Runs the ROC

Sara Harwood, Staff Writer
January 23, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The O’rena is packed as fans prepare for a show-down.The first points scored at the annual Crosstown Showdown against Rochester give the Falcons a lead right out of the box. The Highlanders attempt to get their “mojo” back, but are thrown for a loop with Rochester having the advantage. Rochest...

Varsity Cheer Team Wins Big

Varsity Cheer Team Wins Big

Ashley Troutman, Staff Writer
January 23, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This past weekend, the Rochester Adams Varsity Cheer Team was extremely successful, taking third place out of thirteen in the Cougar Spirit Invite at Stoney Creek High School. Before stepping onto the mat to take on 13 incredibly talented teams, the girls prepared for their competition by warming up...

Highlanders inch out Cougars to go undefeated

Highlanders inch out Cougars to go undefeated

Sara Harwood, Staff Writer
January 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

The boys varsity basketball team played cross-city rival, the Stoney Creek Cougars, on Friday. Following last year’s defeat at the hands of Stoney, the Highlanders were seeking redemption. With a plethora of Stoney and Adams fans, the atmosphere was intense and exciting. Adams and Stoney had their unde...

No Basic Statistics With Ivan Martinez

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor
December 8, 2015
Filed under Sports

The sports show that goes above and beyond basic statistics. What to expect: On this pilot installment of No BS, I van talks bad officiating in professional sports.

RAMS fall to Canton in state semifinals

RAMS fall to Canton in state semifinals

Charlotte Pierce, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
November 19, 2015
Filed under Sports

After last year’s loss against the Canton Chiefs in the MHSAA State Championship Finals, the Rochester Adams Men’s Soccer (RAMS) team was out for revenge in this year’s semi-finals.  On November 4  at Stoney Creek High School, the game came down to the last nail-biting seconds, only to end in a crush...

Crosstown victory keeps tradition alive

Crosstown victory keeps tradition alive

Sara Harwood, Staff Writer
October 29, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

  The lights beamed, Rochester arrived, and tensions mounted. With a 2-5 record, Adams desperately craved this win against their biggest rival: Rochester High School. Beating Rochester has been a tradition since 1997 and students were not willing to let that change. Adams’ motivation was ...

Highlanders break losing streak

Highlanders break losing streak

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor
October 21, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Now that’s what I’m talking about.         After weeks of frustration, the Adams Highlanders finally snapped a four-game losing streak and continued their undefeated run against the Rochester High Falcons, and boy was it fun to watch. Despite averaging fewer than 14 points per game goin...

Are football helmets really safe?

Are football helmets really safe?

Ashley Troutman, Staff Writer
October 19, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Explore the evolution of football helmets...   ...

The Adams Student Section Is Off to the Races

The Adams Student Section Is Off to the Races

Caroline Gage and Anna Twitty, Staff Writers
October 16, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The new year has begun and the student section this year has hit the ground running, ready to take back the number one position in the state, according to The D Zone. The student body will follow the leadership of seniors Quinn Mickens, Jackson Hohauser, and Sam “Slam” Addy. These boys are ready to t...

Letter to the Editor

Andrew Dolenga
October 15, 2015
Filed under Sports

Although I must admit I am not a regular reader of our school newspaper ‘The Kilt’, the previous articles focusing on the Highlander football team couldn't help but catch my attention. I respect the value of free speech and understand the importance of factual reporting.  However, several of ...

Crosstown game benefits military families

Crosstown game benefits military families

Jason Rapp, Adams High School Athletic Director
October 8, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

PRESS RELEASE While many games remain on the respective schedules for the Adams and Rochester High School football teams, both squads are looking forward to their week 8 matchup with much anticipation.  With “Freedom is Not Free” serving as the event theme, the 2015 Crosstown Charity Bowl will be h...

Highlanders suffer from missed opportunities

Highlanders suffer from missed opportunities

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor
October 8, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Oh, how the mighty have fallen.         Once considered a perennial playoff team, the Highlanders have slumped to a 2-4 record after blowing what was almost-definitely their last chance to salvage their season. By falling to the Harrison Hawks 21-0 in a game that was far uglier than the score s...

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