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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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