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Boys basketball falls to Portland Raiders

Boys basketball falls to Portland Raiders

Story: Rachel Hamilton, Photographer

January 20, 2016

Boys varsity basketball vs. St John’s

Boys varsity basketball vs. St John’s

Story: Rachel Hamilton, Photographer

January 15, 2016

Girls varsity basketball team takes on Mason

Girls varsity basketball team takes on Mason

Story: Megan Kaczmarczyk, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

Haslett's Girls Varsity Basketball team takes on Mason tonight in a CAAC Red conference game. The game is being held at Mason High School in the main gym and will start promptly at 6. "They're good but it'll be a pretty easy game; I think we'll do fine," senior Megan Mowid said. Come out to Mason High School tonight to support your Lady Vikes!...

Behind the beams: Haslett gymnastics carried by seniors and coaches

Behind the beams: Haslett gymnastics carried by seniors and coaches

Story: Hannah Alverson, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

On the floor, bars and beam, the gymnastics team members put in 10 to 11 hours of hard work every week to be the best they can be. But it is not only all of the strenuous work that makes them successful. A lot of their success comes from the behind the scene work by the coaches and captains. Last year...

Haslett senior plays basketball after 4 year absence

Haslett senior plays basketball after 4 year absence

Story: Kyle Looney, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

For many athletes, tryouts are a make or break opportunity, especially on varsity. For senior Jackson Marinez, basketball comes natural. With his last year of high school coming to a close, he wanted to take advantage of his final chance at playing on the varsity basketball team, after not playing sin...

Ben Brittain sets his goals

Story: Mia Salvador, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015

Freshman Ben Brittain excited the seniors as their season began because of his results and strengths as a swimmer. "I have been swimming for 10 years now and I have a lot of goals, but one of my biggest is to make top 16 at leagues and maybe even 8," Brittain said. Seniors McKain Williams, Angus...

Haslett girls varsity basketball game preview

Story: Megan Kaczmarczyk, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

The Haslett High School Varsity Lady Vikes take on Howell’s Varsity team in a non-conference basketball game! Tonight's game will start promptly at 7:00 in the main gym at Haslett High School! “They're good, but I think we can win if we really commit to it,” Senior Megan Mowid said. Come support ...

Transitioning into the 2015-16 winter sports season

Story: Brodee Gillam, Sports Editor

November 20, 2015

Thanksgiving is a great time for everyone. You get to see all your family, watch the Lions get crushed and eat great food. But for high school sports, it is the most dry time of the year. Girls basketball had tryouts last week, boys basketball just ended and gymnastics started Nov. 2. This is a great...

Tear down the swimming records

Story: Hunter Dawson, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

In years past, the boys swim team has looked like it would be good contenders for the league meet, and every year it has sputtered out and failed. This year’s seniors plan on changing all of that. Having broken the pool record for the 200 meter freestyle, these seniors now have made it their mission...

Mykal Stinson pushes into elite status

Mykal Stinson pushes into elite status

Story: Kyle Looney, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

While growing up with big dreams and ambitions, Mykal Stinson would watch football on TV and think to himself, “That’s going to me one day.” That dream has become a reality for the junior running back. Childhood is where everything started to fall into place for a kid with breathtaking talent....

Striving for success

Story: Mia Salvador, Hockey and Swimming

November 19, 2015

The seasons are just beginning for both the Eastside hockey team and boy's swimming team. The first home swim meet is Thursday, December 10 against Ovid-Elise. The captains of the swim team are McKain Williams, Spencer Rice, Angus MacFarlund and Ryan Abbott. "We should be pretty good this year, definitely...

School spirit affects players

School spirit affects players

Story: John Miller, Writer

October 29, 2015

The volley is won. Our runner is in first. It was a good field goal, but all you can hear is the sound of the opposing team's fans groaning at their loss. Students are attending events in person, but is their lack of attention affecting the mood and possibly the players performance? Unfortunately  it...

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