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A Look Back at the 2015 Football Season

Audrey Wang, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

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Orange Crushed: Broncos top Panthers in Super Bowl 50

Orange Crushed: Broncos top Panthers in Super Bowl 50

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor

February 11, 2016

Cliche coming in 3… 2… 1… Defense really does win championships. The Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers this Sunday in crushing fashion, holding the league’s top scorers to only 10 points. It was a relatively boring game to watch, that is except for those clad in orange that night. Denver ne...

Top Ten Super Bowls of All Time

Top Ten Super Bowls of All Time

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor

February 5, 2016

Super Bowl 50 (yes 50, not L) is finally here! With the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos set to square off on football’s biggest stage this Sunday, it is a time of celebration for the NFL.  Ninety-five years of heart, guts, and glory will culminate this weekend with the type of spectacle ...

Chargers and Littleson Stomped in Rout

Chargers and Littleson Stomped in Rout

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor

January 26, 2016

Never call high school basketball soft. On Friday, the Adams boys basketball team squared off against Southfield-Lathrup in a bloody tilt that did not disappoint. The often physical matchup more than lived up to expectations, with three Highlanders being forced to leave the game due to an open wound ...

Highlander Basketball Runs the ROC

Highlander Basketball Runs the ROC

Sara Harwood, Staff Writer

January 23, 2016

The O’rena is packed as fans prepare for a show-down.The first points scored at the annual Crosstown Showdown against Rochester give the Falcons a lead right out of the box. The Highlanders attempt to get their “mojo” back, but are thrown for a loop with Rochester having the advantage. Rochest...

Varsity Cheer Team Wins Big

Varsity Cheer Team Wins Big

Ashley Troutman, Staff Writer

January 23, 2016

This past weekend, the Rochester Adams Varsity Cheer Team was extremely successful, taking third place out of thirteen in the Cougar Spirit Invite at Stoney Creek High School. Before stepping onto the mat to take on 13 incredibly talented teams, the girls prepared for their competition by warming up...

Highlanders inch out Cougars to go undefeated

Highlanders inch out Cougars to go undefeated

Sara Harwood, Staff Writer

January 15, 2016

The boys varsity basketball team played cross-city rival, the Stoney Creek Cougars, on Friday. Following last year’s defeat at the hands of Stoney, the Highlanders were seeking redemption. With a plethora of Stoney and Adams fans, the atmosphere was intense and exciting. Adams and Stoney had their unde...

No Basic Statistics With Ivan Martinez

Ivan Martinez, Sports Editor

December 8, 2015

The sports show that goes above and beyond basic statistics. What to expect: On this pilot installment of No BS, I van talks bad officiating in professional sports.

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

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

  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

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

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

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