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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...

Junior Lonnie Robinson demonstrates movement in his legs after months of recovering from a rare syndrome.

Journey to recovery

Meris Lacinski, Feature Editor December 7, 2021

   When the doctor walked in to share the diagnosis, Junior Lonnie Robinson first thought, “Will I ever play sports again.”     Robinson was diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome in July...

Junior JR Morrow honoring his Papa, who battled and beat cancer.

Real Men Wear Pink

Noah Banner, Journalist December 2, 2021

   Every year athletes on a team have a day when they are handed their jerseys. Usually, these jerseys have just the team's name, but for the football team, one special jersey has someone else's name....

Northwest Equestrian team during opening ceremony at states, in Midland, MI. Team includes (left or right) Kaitlynn Sommer, Skylar Tucker, Coach Dave Cox, Rachel Keeler, Ava Conner

Equestrian team rides to a successful season

Leo Moten, Web Journalist December 1, 2021

   Many students at the high school are unaware of the Northwest Equestrian Team and what they do. The Equestrian team has been riding through their success, which includes regional and state competitions....

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...

Board approves replacing old tennis courts

Board approves replacing ‘old’ tennis courts

Noah Banner, Web Journalist November 12, 2021

  After sprained ankles, lost home matches, and countless frustrations, the Northwest tennis teams (boys and girls) will finally be able to play home games.    With the Board of Education's approval...

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...

A football player is shown morphing into a successful business man

Athletics prove beneficial to students

Anthony Cole, Web Editor-in-Chief February 12, 2020

   A recent study from the NFHS (National Federation of State High School Associations) found that the average GPA of a high school athlete was 2.84, while a student who doesn't participate in sports...

Freshman earns spot on Varsity

Freshman earns spot on Varsity

Maci Swartz, Journalist February 10, 2020

The relationships Adam Haselius has made this season and the amount of growth he has experienced have made this season a great one, and he is very excited and ready for his future high school wrestling...

Ella and Jozie Bontrager when they played together in AAU Basketball.

Jozie Bontrager will sign to play college basketball with sister

Henly Sleight, Multi-Media Editor November 21, 2019

On November 8, 2017, Ella Bontrager signed the contract to play basketball for Lake Superior State University (LSSU) on a full ride scholarship. Two years later, now a college sophomore, she awaits her...

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