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Diver with depth

Diver with depth

Story: Mohamed Gharib, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter

“Diving is like an amusement park, every dive is like a different type of roller coaster,”Grant Porter said. The Haslett High School senior has been a standout on the boys swim and dive team. He has signed to dive beginning next fall for Wayne State University. Porter has only been diving for...

JC Daigneault joins varsity team junior year

JC Daigneault joins varsity team junior year

Story: Tate Virkus, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports, Winter

The decision to transfer from club to high school hockey is one every young player must face once they come of age. Junior JC Daigneault made the commitment this summer to transfer from his Meijer AAA under 16 club team, to represent his school suiting up for the Eastside Stars.  “The biggest diff...

Coach change leaves team surprised

Story: Kayla Sebolt, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The varsity volleyball team had a large obstacle to overcome when the coach was suddenly replaced late in the season. On Oct. 20 then varsity coach Drew Dudley was no longer coaching the team. Dudley faced a variety of controversies through the season. Players said her style didn’t fit in with how...

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...

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