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Putting green where the team spends rigorous hours perfecting their stroke.

Golf Team Overcomes Slow Start

Raegan Foster, Journalist November 4, 2022

   Fall sports sometimes have a rough start, but for the girl's golf team it was unexpected. Coach Tom Butterfield started his first season as the girl's golf coach with very low numbers. In the beginning,...

Varsity team posing after winning a tournament in Adrian.

Seniors generate tennis success

Kaleb Kittinger-Munro, Journalist November 4, 2022

The Northwest boys’ tennis team accomplished many firsts which included breaking records. The program was overdue for a historic season, and this year proved to be its best. Much of this success can...

The Boys Tennis team posing for a picture before their cancer awareness game vs Hastings.

End of the tennis season brings ‘bitter-sweet’ feeling

Rylie McKinnon, Journalist November 1, 2022

   As the tennis season comes to an end, there are a lot of emotions that come with it.    Varsity Tennis Coach Ron Woodruff has expressed his feelings about the end of the season.    “When...

Student section hyping up their football team before a game vs Hasting

Friday Night Lights, Northwest does it right

Mason Schroeder, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2022

   The life of a high school student is often stressful and overwhelming. From quizzes on geographical locations to stress about passing the fitness test, the everyday anxiety of doing good on assignments...

A show horse resting after a long day of competition.

Behind the scenes: Equestrian trainers meet competitive demands

Rachel Keeler, Journalist October 26, 2022

   Equestrians put their blood, sweat, and tears into doing everything possible to make sure their horses are happy and healthy. Sophomores Ava Conner and Lailah Moten understand this, along with multiple...

Layne Sleight in her basketball uniform

Star junior battles athletic injuries

Riley Henderson, Assistant Editor March 7, 2022

   High school athletes alone account for an estimated 2 million injuries and 500,000 doctor visits, and 30,000 hospitalizations each year. Junior athlete, Layne Sleight, has proven to contribute to...

Jackson United hockey game ends in combating shootout

Jackson United hockey game ends in combating shootout

Riley Henderson, Assistant Editor February 15, 2022

Jackson's local hockey team, Jackson United, had a feudal match against Pinckney. After an endless battle between the two, Jackson United took the victory with a score of 4-3.       The score...

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...

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...

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