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Highlanders fall to Oak Park

Highlanders fall to Oak Park

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor
September 30, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

It’s tough to be a Highlanders fan these days. Just one week after Farmington handed Adams a soul-crushing loss in the last thirty seconds of regulation, Highlander fans were treated to an even more demoralizing defeat. Rather than facing loss in the final seconds, Highlander fans were forced to ...

Highlanders Self-Destruct Against Farmington, Fall to 2-2

Highlanders Self-Destruct Against Farmington, Fall to 2-2

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor
September 23, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The road to the playoffs just got a lot rougher for the Adams Highlanders. After bouncing back from a week 2 loss with an impressive 34-14 win over Seaholm, the Highlanders fell back to earth against the Farmington Falcons. The gut-wrenching defeat saw Adams surrender the lead with fewer than 30 s...

Best & Worst Case Scenarios for the Detroit Lions

Best & Worst Case Scenarios for the Detroit Lions

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor
September 11, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Free at last; we are free at last!         After seven gruesome months of pretending to care about baseball, golf, and tennis, September has finally come to end the entertainment drought we call “the off-season”. And with the beginning of the NFL season comes a sweeping sense of optimism all...

Seven Storylines in Detroit Sports to Keep an Eye on

Seven Storylines in Detroit Sports to Keep an Eye on

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor
June 16, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Summer can be a strenuous time for fans of professional sports. From the final whistles of the NBA and NHL finals in June, to the opening kickoff of the NFL season in September, America is faced with the most entertainment-starved stretch of the year. With all due respect to the MLB, PGA, and ATP, casual...

Cheater, Cheater? Adams’ Reaction to Deflategate Highlights Problem

Cheater, Cheater? Adams’ Reaction to Deflategate Highlights Problem

Ivan Martinez, Sports Writer
May 22, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

All is not well on Mount Olympus. Tom Brady, one of the most iconic figureheads in all of professional sports, has become the subject of nationwide derision following the release of the Ted Wells Report. The report, named after attorney Ted Wells whom Commissioner Roger Goodell appointed to lead the...

Highlanders Defeat Stoney Creek in District Opener

Highlanders Defeat Stoney Creek in District Opener

Raiven Owusu, Staff Writer
March 11, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Rochester Adams Boys’ Basketball team started districts off strong with a 52-38 victory over crosstown rival Stoney Creek High School on March 9. “It was great to beat Stoney because it really showed that we are the best team in the city of Rochester,” said senior captain Jordan Wiley After...

Rochester United Looks Ahead to a Playoff Run

Rochester United Looks Ahead to a Playoff Run

Katie Wolf and Hannah Hatcher
February 27, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With one game left on the docket for the regular season, against Lake Orion, Rochester United is focused on making a deep run into the playoffs. United has had an incredibly successful season, going 18-4-1 with losses only against the top teams in their respective divisions, according to Michigan High School Hockey Hub. Adams senior...

Highlanders Triumph in Annual Crosstown Showdown

Highlanders Triumph in Annual Crosstown Showdown

Katie Wolf and Rachel Stadwick
February 7, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The ninth annual Crosstown Showdown was successful yet again as both the Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball teams defeated Rochester in bold fashion. The night began with the girls starting slow but eventually breaking away from the Falcons to reach a 64-38 victory. Senior Amber Jamison led the ...

RARA Season Begins

RARA Season Begins

Natalie Stadwick, Staff Writer
February 6, 2015
Filed under Sports

The RARA basketball season, also known as the Pistons Academy, began on January 17, with 12 games taking place at Adams High School. Several games are held every Saturday, and each team has a chance to play. The RARA basketball program has grown tremendously throughout the past years, and the young men...

Lady Highlanders Fall to Clarkston

Lady Highlanders Fall to Clarkston

Shelby Smith, Staff Writer
February 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Adams Varsity Girls’ Basketball Team fell to Clarkston on January 27, ending an undefeated season. The Highlanders played an admirable game, tying 26-26 at the half and ending with a final score of 49-41 Clarkston. “I am disappointed about the loss but proud of how our team has played this...

RARA Season Continues

RARA Season Continues

Natalie Stadwick, Staff Writer
February 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

The RARA basketball season continues into its second week of games, with each game changing the rankings as the teams continue their battle to the top and work towards eventual playoffs at The Palace. Multiple games took place at Adams High School on January 24, including intense games between The...

Boys’ Swim and Dive Gets Ready for a Great Season

Boys’ Swim and Dive Gets Ready for a Great Season

Theresa Riviera, Staff Writer
January 20, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

While the  Adams Boys’ Swim and Dive Team had a strong start beating Groves High School 106.5-79.5 on December 18, they were less successful on January 8 when they lost to Seaholm 60-126. In 2014, the team won the OAA White Division League Championship. Because of the talent and leadership among...

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