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Adams Ski Team Starts the Season

Adams Ski Team Starts the Season

Natalie Stadwick, Staff Writer
January 20, 2015
Filed under Sports

With snowy winter weather approaching, the Adams Ski Team is preparing for a great season and is ready to take on the slopes. The team had its first official practice on November 17, the JV team had its first race on January 6, and the Varsity team had its first race on January 7. The team practices...

BCS Championship Creates Much Anticipation

BCS Championship Creates Much Anticipation

Katie Wolf, Editor in Chief
January 12, 2015
Filed under Sports

The college football playoff frenzy is coming to an end, with the Ohio State buckeyes squaring off against the Oregon Ducks this Monday night. This year was the first year the BCS format changed to a playoff format, with two semi-final games taking place on New Year’s Day. The Ducks’ high-powered...

Because Fútbol

Because Fútbol

Bridget Lockman, Staff Writer
December 24, 2014
Filed under Sports

The FIFA World Cup started in 1930 and is the most watched sporting event, even surpassing the Olympics. There are eight national teams who have won the tournament: Germany (most recent champion), Brazil (most titles- 5), Italy, Argentina, Uruguay, England, France, and Spain. Recently, the World Cup...

Girls’ Basketball Opens Season Strong

Girls’ Basketball Opens Season Strong

Rachel Stadwick, Staff Writer
December 9, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Adams Girls' Varsity Basketball team opened the season with a 45-42 win against Oxford on December 2. Seniors Amber Jamison and Raiven Owusu as well as sophomore Ryian Owusu all had strong defensive games. Their hard work up and down the court allowed them to force numerous turnovers and countless...

Introducing the 2014-2015 Boys’ Basketball Team

Introducing the 2014-2015 Boys’ Basketball Team

Raiven Owusu, Staff Writer
December 9, 2014
Filed under Sports

The 2014-2015 Boys’ Basketball season is about to begin, and excitement and anticipation are in the air! The team took a pretty hard hit this year, losing former senior Akhemji Williams, arguably one of the best players to go through the Adams basketball program. Despite the loss of last year’s...

A Run-Down of the Boy’s Cross Country Season

A Run-Down of the Boy’s Cross Country Season

Natalie Stadwick, Sports Writer
November 26, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Rochester Adams Cross Country Team hosted its end-of-season banquet on November 20 at Addison Oaks Banquet Hall. The team celebrated a great season and the accomplishments its members achieved. Runners received a variety of trophies and awards, all of the seniors made speeches, and many tears were...

Lions Look to Overcome Brutal Schedule to Reach the Playoffs

Ivan Martinez, Sports Writer
November 15, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Lions are 7-2 and riding a four game win streak entering week eleven, and spirits are understandably high in the Motor City. It is worth noting that the Lions have not had a four game win streak since 2011 (the last time they made the playoffs), and haven’t started 7-2 in over twenty years. A little...

Adams Wins Regional Boys’ Soccer Title

Adams Wins Regional Boys’ Soccer Title

Rachel Stadwick, Staff Writer
October 27, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Through blood, sweat, and tears, the Rochester Adams Varsity Boys Soccer Team pulled out a win against Clarkston High School on Saturday. The game included two intense overtime periods and two rounds of penalty shootouts. Sophomore Dylan Brown came up with a huge save and pushed Adams to win the...

Varsity Girls Swim and Dive Having Promising Season

Varsity Girls Swim and Dive Having Promising Season

Raiven Owusu
October 8, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Adams Girls Swim & Dive Team shows a promising future for the rest of their season with a win against rivalry team, Seaholm High School. Going into the meet, tension filled the air. "We were all in the locker room having a pep talk about what we needed to do to beat Seaholm. We were nervous,...

Girls’ Varsity Golf Focuses in on Regionals

Girls’ Varsity Golf Focuses in on Regionals

Theresa Riviera
October 3, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Adams Girls Varsity Golf Team competed at the Rochester Invitational at Great Oaks Country Club on September 22. The team did an outstanding job and placed 5th overall out of the 16 teams competing. The team includes sophomores Alivia Hayes, Maggie Bailey and Julia Moran, juniors Katie Rourke...

AHS Football Looks Forward to Game Against Harrison

AHS Football Looks Forward to Game Against Harrison

Katie Wolf, Sports Editor
October 2, 2014
Filed under Sports

Just over halfway through the 2014 football season, the Varsity Football team is 2-3 and suffering from injuries to key players. “I've never witnessed a team with so many injuries so early in the season,” said senior captain Paul Moceri. Moceri is one of six players currently out due to injury,...

Adams Girls’ Cross Country off to a Strong Start

Adams Girls’ Cross Country off to a Strong Start

Theresa Riviera
September 23, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Adams Girls Cross Country team competed in the Averil Memorial Invitational at Possum Hollow Kensington Metropark on September 6. After hours of running, cheering, and waiting in anticipation, the Adams team took fifth place overall. Four individual medals were earned by sophomore Jordyn Houle, sophomore...

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