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Winter sports preview

Winter sports preview

Story: Tate Virkus, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter

Hockey Hockey tryouts for the Eastside Stars (Haslett, Williamston, East Lansing) team began Oct 30. To prepare for the season, the team held a plethora of pre-season workouts and skates throughout the summer. The toughest games the players are preparing for are Okemos, Jackson, and the combined Dewitt/St....

Detroit Lions’ postseason outlook

Detroit Lions’ postseason outlook

Story: Ben Bird, Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

Standing at a 6-6 record on the season, the hope for the Lions to make the playoffs is slowly diminishing. Following a 44-20 loss to the 7-5 Baltimore Ravens last week, the Lions are now falling farther behind the 10-2 Minnesota Vikings in the fight for first in the NFC North division. Ravens’ quart...

Athletic boosters funds available

Story: Hannah Withey, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The Haslett High School Athletic Boosters Club helps to fund sports in the school district.  School-sponsored (non-club) sports are eligible to receive $500 per year via request from the business office. If the funds are not used, they go away. All teams who wish to request supplemental funding from HAB must...

Boys tennis looks to continue trend

Boys tennis looks to continue trend

Story: Joe Sparkia, Online Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Fall

The boys varsity tennis team is known for its dominance on the tennis court, having gone 11-1-1 and 5-0 in the Capital Area Activities Conference Red last season. This year, the boys are looking to continue the trend. Number four doubles player junior Nolan Kelley is on a seven-game personal win streak...

Girls golf hopes to finish season strong

Girls golf hopes to finish season strong

Story: Joe Sparkia, Online Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Fall

Golfer Maggi Regan is midway through her senior season. While the team isn’t doing as well as predicted with a lowest score of 174, she is not unhappy with her performances. “I’m doing better this year,” she said. ”As a team, we’re not doing well.” Although the team isn’t doing so well...

Boys varsity soccer in district finals

Story: Jack Hernandez, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Fall

The Haslett High School boys varsity soccer team takes on East Lansing in a district final game Saturday, Oct. 20 at St John's High School. This game is for the number one spot in the district. The game kicks off at 11 a.m. Admission fee will be $5 for all fans attending the game....

Haslett Lacrosse finishing strong

Haslett Lacrosse finishing strong

Story: Grant Rhodes and Ben Bird

May 26, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring

The Haslett/Williamston boys lacrosse team has been proving critics wrong and performing at a high level. The team is currently 10-7 with key wins coming against South Lyon at the beginning of the season, and rival DeWitt which put the team in a chance for first place in the league. One facto...

Haslett bowlers sweep through CAAC singles

Story: Cassidy Wolf, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter

The stale smell of resin and freshly oiled lanes filled Royal Scott bowling alley on Saturday Feb. 11. Check-in began at 8 am and bowlers from all over the region dragged their bowling bags through the automatic sliding doors. Approximately 150 high school bowlers, both male and female, held their hea...

Lacrosse Conditioning

Story: Leah Winston, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring

Boys and girls lacrosse are preparing for their upcoming spring season. Girls lacrosse started conditioning in the late fall and have workouts monday and wednesday each week. “We’ve been pushing pretty hard,” junior Jackie Duckett said. “Our coach is a trainer at Flex City in downtown Lansi...

Haslett boys tennis wins 6th straight leagues and regional titles

Story: Zak Hanson, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

The 2016 Haslett High School Boys Tennis Team won its sixth straight league and regional championship. The team went 11-1-1 in overall matches. And the doubles team of seniors Nick Radecki and Gokul Murali made it to the state semifinals. Senior Captain Jake Michaud said “ Our season was a 100 percen...

Young cross country teams grow

Story: Jackie Palmer, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

As the Haslett High School cross country teams wrapped up their season, some top performers were announced. Top runners for the boys are Brad McMahon and Stephen Henry. The top runners for the girls are Lidia Clarizio and Amanda Young. There are a lot of strong runners for both the boys and the...

Defensive force

Story: Zak Hanson, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

It’s rare for an underclassman to be on a varsity sports team, but sophomore Aj Salazar made the cut and was a standout the entire season. Salazar has been playing soccer since the HYRA days in kindergarten. “I realized that I had a tremendous love for soccer when was 7 years old,” said Salazar,...

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