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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

A Valiant Effort Comes up Short

A Valiant Effort Comes up Short

Jack Lovalvo, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016


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With four years as starting goalkeeper under his belt, senior Dylan Brown played a nearly flawless game against the crosstown rival, the Stoney Creek Cougars. This game, on Tuesday, September 27, was a defensive showdown headlined by both team’s goalies and their amazing gameplay. Unfortunately, a late...

RAGSD Swims for Success

RAGSD Swims for Success

Maddy Fleury, Staff Writer

September 27, 2016


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Although swimming is a thrilling and rewarding sport, the 5:45 a.m. training sessions make athletes question how much they really love being in the water. Practicing nine times a week, the Adams Girls Swim and Dive team never seems to take a break from their hard work and dedication. “Though it feels like we are waking...

Unsung Heroes lead Highlanders to an Upset

Unsung Heroes lead Highlanders to an Upset

Jack Lovalvo, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

For the first time since 2009, the Rochester Adams Highlanders, led by junior duo Chase Kareta and Stephen Roncelli, defeated the Farmington Harrison Hawks on Friday, September 23.  The Highlanders played a dominating brand of smash mouth football that earned them their fourth win of the season, inchi...

Highlanders Fall to Oak Park in Overtime

Highlanders Fall to Oak Park in Overtime

Jack Lovalvo, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Starting Quarterback senior Kyle Wood (#10), played a near perfect game in an offensive showdown against Oak Park last Friday. Wood threw multiple touchdowns and managed the game like a professional; unfortunately, the Highlanders were defeated 44-43 in overtime against Oak Park. With the score 36-...

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