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NCAAW Gains Intensity

NCAAW Gains Intensity

Alexandra Hale, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


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As March Madness hype rages on, fans eagerly wait to discover the accuracy of their tournament brackets. Sports analysts continue to dive deeper into the men’s and women’s basketball games, hoping to determine who will take home the NCAA championship trophy. Sixty-four women's college basketball teams ...

College Basketball Makes March Madness

College Basketball Makes March Madness

Nick Schram, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


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Michigan is not the only thing heating up during the month of March ; sports fans have started making bets on their golden brackets in a little thing called March Madness. The 2017 division one tournament started Tuesday, March 14, giving fans and teams just enough time to prepare themselves for t...

Spring Sports 2017: A Preview

Spring Sports 2017: A Preview

Emily Blust, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Spring is just around the corner, and for some students at Adams High School that means the beginning of training for spring sports. While spring may seem far away, dedicated athletes are not deterred from preparing for their upcoming seasons. The spring sports students are training for include, baseball, softball, lacrosse, women’s so...

Cheering Their Way to the Top

Cheering Their Way to the Top

Jack Lovalvo, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


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The Rochester Adams varsity girls cheer team has been creating noise worth noticing. The goal for Adams this season is to walk away with nothing less than a state title. Currently ranked in the top five in the state, these girls have exactly what it takes to bring home the hardware. In recent news, on F...

Editorial: Football Leaching Popularity from Other Sports in America

Editorial: Football Leaching Popularity from Other Sports in America

Nick Schram, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


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Players crash their heads into each other at top speeds while weighing in at well over 200 pounds. Americans have surely created an interesting sport. With football being the number one sport played in the United States,  many of America's athletes train to be the best at it - over any other sport. The problem is tha...

Student Spotlight: Jonathan Stanton

Student Spotlight: Jonathan Stanton

Nick Schram, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


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As one of three Stantons who have skied at Adams,  senior Jonathan Staton has big shoes to fill. Jonathan has been skiing for as long as he can remember. The love for the sport runs in the family. With lots of hard work, his older brother Jamie Stanton made it to the 2014 Olympics. Though Jonat...

Student Spotlight: Michael Rittner

Student Spotlight: Michael Rittner

Emily Blust, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


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The ice rink has been a second home for Adams’ senior Michael Rittner nearly all his life. Long hours of hard training and practice have built him into the hockey player he is today. Rittner never saw hockey as something he was obliged to do, but rather the game he loved playing. His years of hard ...

Super Bowl LI Surprises America

Super Bowl LI Surprises America

Alexandra Hale, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


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Words of advice: never underestimate the New England Patriots... ever. On Sunday, February 5, the New England Patriots took on the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI at NRG stadium in Houston, Texas. The game itself seemed to be over at halftime, and no one could have predicted the outcome. New...

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


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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...

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