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Introducing the 2014-2015 Boys’ Basketball Team

Introducing the 2014-2015 Boys’ Basketball Team

Raiven Owusu, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Behind the Picks

Behind the Picks

Abby Jackson and Cynthia Lee

June 12, 2014


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The coach just cut you from the team. You're feeling angry and disappointed. You’re confused-why me? You practiced all summer and you know you’re better than that freshman who just made it above you. The truth is that it may not be about how well you think you are; it’s how well the coaches think...

Adams graduate takes on Sochi’s slopes

Adams graduate takes on Sochi’s slopes

Katie Wolf, Photographer

March 11, 2014


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As winter begins to thaw in the United States, Sochi prepares to host the Paralympic Game, the event that gives those with disabilities a chance to show off their athletic skills. Adams graduate Jamie Stanton will be competing this week in four different Paralympic Skiing events. Q: What events will yo...

Mr. Zelmanski looks back on 36 years at Adams

Mr. Zelmanski looks back on 36 years at Adams

Cynthia Lee, Student Life Writer

February 19, 2014


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Think about what it would be like to attend Adams 43 years ago. Many students are the sons and/or daughters of Adams alumni, and may have some sort of grasp of what Adams was like then. However, many will agree that Joseph Zelmanski knows better than anyone. In his 35 years of teaching physical education...

Adams triumphs in crosstown showdown

Adams triumphs in crosstown showdown

Katie Wolf, Photographer

February 4, 2014


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Last Friday was the eighth annual Crosstown Showdown against the Rochester Falcons at Oakland University. Both the girls and boys varsity basketball teams played great games in victories over the rival Falcons. Girls varsity got off to a slow start, but ended up winning their tenth game 38-32, improving...

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