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Haslett senior dealing with his injuries

Story: Ashlyn Tebedo, Co-Editor

March 5, 2020

During a family camping trip on Aug. 11, senior Jack Isenhath found he was unable to get any sleep. He was running on only four hours of rest and had not eaten much before they left to come home. He was extremely dehydrated and exhausted. When his family got home, he decided it was time to get som...

Powderpuff makes reappearance at Haslett High School

Powderpuff makes reappearance at Haslett High School

Story: Olivia Zeigler, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

A simple after-school powderpuff football practice ruptured into boiling turmoil within a few moments back in the fall of 2018. A junior girl (class of 2019) was pummeled to the ground by three Holt High School girls in a set up by a player on the senior team. Meanwhile, school football player bystanders...

2019-2020 HHS winter sports previews

December 20, 2019

WRESTLING Goal: To win districts How they will get there: “We are going to practice harder than everyone else” senior Kalif Kavanagh Key Players: Junior Kaleb Corser, senior Kalif Kavanagh, sophomore Alex Kolar, junior Riley Wood   BOYS AND GIRLS BOWLING Goal: To get first in...

Fall season a success for most Haslett High teams

Story: Ashlyn Tebedo and Alyse Green, Staff Writers

November 27, 2018

As fall sports come to a close, majority of the teams have been successful this year. With many league titles and a few district championships, the athletes and their teams have represented the school well. To be successful in anything, you must practice. The athletes who were interviewed, believed...

Football injury could affect basketball season

Football injury could affect basketball season

November 27, 2018

On Oct. 7, senior Damen Redmond was injured while during a home football game against the Mason Bulldogs. Everyone went silent when they saw him lying on the field holding onto his ankle, rolling around in pain. Doctors came running out checking on him to see if they could help. But it was no good,...

Diver with depth

Diver with depth

Story: Mohamed Gharib, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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