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Seniors Lioba Werner, Chloe Laird, Khrystine Weesner, and Kennedy Maynard (right to left) playing in the pep band at  Snowfest games.

Northwest’s pep band continues legacy

Mason Schroeder, Sport's Editor February 11, 2022

   After years of success, the Mountie pep band has become very well known. Bryan Mangiavellano, the band teacher at the high school, is the lead director of this compact ensemble.    This group...

OVERTIME: Varsity athletes battle in-season injuries

OVERTIME: Varsity athletes battle in-season injuries

Mason Schroeder, Sports Editor February 10, 2022

     Injuries in sports are inevitable, ranging from rug burns, blisters, sore legs, sprained ankles, bumps, and bruises. With athletes' bodies constantly going through many movements and changes, playing...

Senior Carly Woodward working in her dual-enrolled classes.

Breaking News: Commons receives long awaited updates

Mason Schroeder, Sports Editor February 9, 2022

   When walking into the new commons at the high school, students will be surprised by the changes. After the recent renovation this past fall, many new additions have been added, like college-level...

Overcome with competitive joy, Junior Adam Haselius defeats division team Pennfield.

Junior wrestler finds success, looks to the future

Noah Banner, Web Journalist February 1, 2022

   Many athletes find a particular sport that they enjoy and continue beyond their childhood. Junior Adam Haselius found a sport that he loves, and it is beginning to benefit him immensely.    Haselius,...

OVERTIME: More students needed to improve spirit of student section

OVERTIME: More students needed to improve spirit of student section

Mason Schroeder, Sports Editor February 1, 2022

   The "Win Now" mentality is what the Northwest student section needs to have. Supportive, cheering, and encouraging are attributes that each student should bring to every game.    For the past...

Coach Parker instructing his team in a basketball gave against Battle Creek Harper Creek

New coach, new team, new beginning

Mason Schroeder, Sports Editor January 19, 2022

   A new coach is at the helm of Northwest’s Freshman basketball team, Coach Michael Parker. A graduate of Jackson High School found a new home here in the Mountie Nation, and with being the new coach...

Varsity tennis team celebrates a huge tournament win in Coldwater.

Fall Sports Rewind

Mason Schroeder, Sport's Editor December 14, 2021

   With the fall sports season over, let's look back on all of the achievements and accomplishments, as well as future expectations. Five different sports were played during the fall, including boys'...

Jackson United Hockey team standing for team introductions, before the start of a game.

Hockey team of 517

Mason Schroeder, Sports Editor December 10, 2021

   Although it is not unknown that Northwest High School has a hockey team, many do not know it is formed by combining numerous schools in the area.     Juniors Carson Lacinski and Easton Neitzke...

Playing loud for all to hear, the Marching Mounties preform at a Friday night football game.

Exchange student overcomes struggle with adapting to American band

Mason Schroeder, Sport's Editor November 30, 2021

   Before German exchange student Lioba Werner left her home country, she realized that she did not want to leave music behind and decided to join the band in the United States.    Werner lives...

Winter sports begin preparation for new season

Winter sports begin preparation for new season

Mason Schroeder, Sport's Editor November 29, 2021

As the beginning of the winter season starts, sports players from basketball, bowling, hockey, cheer, and gymnastics make preparations. Boy’s basketball tryouts started the week of Nov. 15, as well...

Xander Coplin has an opportunity to play backup goalie against conference opponent Marshall.

Soccer Season, Why Not?

Mason Schroeder, Sport's Editor November 11, 2021

 Although starting a new sport 18 years into your life may be difficult, Seniors Xander Coplin, Grant Quinn, and Issac Anuszkiewicz found a new love for the game of soccer.    Quinn and Anuszkiewicz...

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