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RAMS fall to Canton in state semifinals

RAMS fall to Canton in state semifinals

Charlotte Pierce, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor

November 19, 2015


Filed under Sports

After last year’s loss against the Canton Chiefs in the MHSAA State Championship Finals, the Rochester Adams Men’s Soccer (RAMS) team was out for revenge in this year’s semi-finals.  On November 4  at Stoney Creek High School, the game came down to the last nail-biting seconds, only to end in a crush...

Crosstown victory keeps tradition alive

Crosstown victory keeps tradition alive

Sara Harwood, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  The lights beamed, Rochester arrived, and tensions mounted. With a 2-5 record, Adams desperately craved this win against their biggest rival: Rochester High School. Beating Rochester has been a tradition since 1997 and students were not willing to let that change. Adams’ motivation was ...

Highlanders break losing streak

Highlanders break losing streak

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor

October 21, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Now that’s what I’m talking about.         After weeks of frustration, the Adams Highlanders finally snapped a four-game losing streak and continued their undefeated run against the Rochester High Falcons, and boy was it fun to watch. Despite averaging fewer than 14 points per game goin...

Are football helmets really safe?

Are football helmets really safe?

Ashley Troutman, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Explore the evolution of football helmets...   ...

The Adams Student Section Is Off to the Races

The Adams Student Section Is Off to the Races

Caroline Gage and Anna Twitty, Staff Writers

October 16, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The new year has begun and the student section this year has hit the ground running, ready to take back the number one position in the state, according to The D Zone. The student body will follow the leadership of seniors Quinn Mickens, Jackson Hohauser, and Sam “Slam” Addy. These boys are ready to t...

Letter to the Editor

Andrew Dolenga

October 15, 2015


Filed under Sports

Although I must admit I am not a regular reader of our school newspaper ‘The Kilt’, the previous articles focusing on the Highlander football team couldn't help but catch my attention. I respect the value of free speech and understand the importance of factual reporting.  However, several of ...

Crosstown game benefits military families

Crosstown game benefits military families

Jason Rapp, Adams High School Athletic Director

October 8, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

PRESS RELEASE While many games remain on the respective schedules for the Adams and Rochester High School football teams, both squads are looking forward to their week 8 matchup with much anticipation.  With “Freedom is Not Free” serving as the event theme, the 2015 Crosstown Charity Bowl will be h...

Highlanders suffer from missed opportunities

Highlanders suffer from missed opportunities

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor

October 8, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Oh, how the mighty have fallen.         Once considered a perennial playoff team, the Highlanders have slumped to a 2-4 record after blowing what was almost-definitely their last chance to salvage their season. By falling to the Harrison Hawks 21-0 in a game that was far uglier than the score s...

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...

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