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Cheater, Cheater? Adams’ Reaction to Deflategate Highlights Problem

Cheater, Cheater? Adams’ Reaction to Deflategate Highlights Problem

Ivan Martinez, Sports Writer

May 22, 2015


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Adams Ski Team Starts the Season

Adams Ski Team Starts the Season

Natalie Stadwick, Staff Writer

January 20, 2015


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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