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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Cheater, Cheater? Adams’ Reaction to Deflategate Highlights Problem

Cheater, Cheater? Adams’ Reaction to Deflategate Highlights Problem

Ivan Martinez, Sports Writer

May 22, 2015

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

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

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

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 ...

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