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Fresh Faces on Boys Varsity Basketball

Fresh Faces on Boys Varsity Basketball

Emily Blust, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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-...

This Dynamic Volleyball Duo Dominates

This Dynamic Volleyball Duo Dominates

Jack Lovalvo, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016

Scrambling for answers throughout Thursday’s match, North Farmington could not put a stop to these two ladies who were out for blood. Seniors Madison Tuscany and Brianna Stacy prevailed at the net all night long, leading the Highlanders’ high offensive attack in a clean sweep of the Raiders. ...

Patritto Family takes on Friday Night Lights

Patritto Family takes on Friday Night Lights

Emily Blust, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016

Friday night football season has officially begun. The student section is cheering louder than ever with students filling up the stands to watch the varsity football team proudly take the field in the first games of the season. Their triumph over crosstown rival, Rochester, 33-14 in the first game led t...

John Hall Resigns as Coach, Leaves Tremendous Legacy

John Hall Resigns as Coach, Leaves Tremendous Legacy

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor

May 17, 2016

It is the end of an era at Adams High School John Hall, Head Coach of the Adams varsity basketball team for the past 17 years, has resigned. The 2013 Dream Team Coach of the Year is stepping down to fill the same role at Almont High School, where his children will soon attend. During his lucrat...

Girls’ Varsity Basketball: Season Overview

Girls’ Varsity Basketball: Season Overview

Anna Twitty, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016

The varsity girls basketball team faced off against the Utica Chieftains on Wednesday, March 3 for the second round of districts. It was a heated battle that ultimately ended in a heartbreaking Highlander defeat. Utica moved on to square off against the Stoney Creek Cougars for the district title on Frida...

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