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2017 Spring Sports Wrap-up

2017 Spring Sports Wrap-up

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the school year coming to a close, the end of the Highlanders spring sports season is here. Some students are anxiously anticipating the end of school, while others grieve over their final practice of the year. For a few, this may be the last sports season of their high school career. Regardless, t...

Students Struggle With Swarmed Sports Spaces

Students Struggle With Swarmed Sports Spaces

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

For many Highlanders, the end of the cold weather means the beginning of training for spring sports- including baseball, softball, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, and track. This wide variety means that there is a sport for everyone to try. The downside, however, is most activities occupy the same space: the trac...

Student Spotlight: Eric Rossio

Student Spotlight: Eric Rossio

Lauren Dawn, Staff Writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

A sport which requires discipline, patience and talent-the diving team here at Adams - has a legacy of talent and hard-working athletes. This year, the legacy continues by the team’s sole member, senior Eric Rossio. Rossio’s diving career began long before his freshman year. In seventh grade, he bega...

A Rags to Riches Season

A Rags to Riches Season

Jack Lovalvo, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Rochester Adams girls basketball team silenced all critics and doubters en route to a district championship for the first time since 2001 under first year Head Coach Jacki Steinacker. This group faced more adversity than expected, and when the playoffs began, the 8-14 set out on a mission. The gi...

NCAAW Gains Intensity

NCAAW Gains Intensity

Alexandra Hale, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As March Madness hype rages on, fans eagerly wait to discover the accuracy of their tournament brackets. Sports analysts continue to dive deeper into the men’s and women’s basketball games, hoping to determine who will take home the NCAA championship trophy. Sixty-four women's college basketball teams ...

College Basketball Makes March Madness

College Basketball Makes March Madness

Nick Schram, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Michigan is not the only thing heating up during the month of March ; sports fans have started making bets on their golden brackets in a little thing called March Madness. The 2017 division one tournament started Tuesday, March 14, giving fans and teams just enough time to prepare themselves for t...

Spring Sports 2017: A Preview

Spring Sports 2017: A Preview

Emily Blust, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Spring is just around the corner, and for some students at Adams High School that means the beginning of training for spring sports. While spring may seem far away, dedicated athletes are not deterred from preparing for their upcoming seasons. The spring sports students are training for include, baseball, softball, lacrosse, women’s so...

Cheering Their Way to the Top

Cheering Their Way to the Top

Jack Lovalvo, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Rochester Adams varsity girls cheer team has been creating noise worth noticing. The goal for Adams this season is to walk away with nothing less than a state title. Currently ranked in the top five in the state, these girls have exactly what it takes to bring home the hardware. In recent news, on F...

Editorial: Football Leaching Popularity from Other Sports in America

Editorial: Football Leaching Popularity from Other Sports in America

Nick Schram, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Players crash their heads into each other at top speeds while weighing in at well over 200 pounds. Americans have surely created an interesting sport. With football being the number one sport played in the United States,  many of America's athletes train to be the best at it - over any other sport. The problem is tha...

Student Spotlight: Jonathan Stanton

Student Spotlight: Jonathan Stanton

Nick Schram, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As one of three Stantons who have skied at Adams,  senior Jonathan Staton has big shoes to fill. Jonathan has been skiing for as long as he can remember. The love for the sport runs in the family. With lots of hard work, his older brother Jamie Stanton made it to the 2014 Olympics. Though Jonat...

Student Spotlight: Michael Rittner

Student Spotlight: Michael Rittner

Emily Blust, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The ice rink has been a second home for Adams’ senior Michael Rittner nearly all his life. Long hours of hard training and practice have built him into the hockey player he is today. Rittner never saw hockey as something he was obliged to do, but rather the game he loved playing. His years of hard ...

Super Bowl LI Surprises America

Super Bowl LI Surprises America

Alexandra Hale, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Words of advice: never underestimate the New England Patriots... ever. On Sunday, February 5, the New England Patriots took on the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI at NRG stadium in Houston, Texas. The game itself seemed to be over at halftime, and no one could have predicted the outcome. New...

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