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‘Do what’s right, not what’s easy’

‘Do what’s right, not what’s easy’

Kaitlyn Grier, Sports Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The varsity football team began the season with a win against Eaton Rapids High School,16-14. It also ended the season with a win against Leslie High School. Many fans hope these victories are the foundation of future success. Despite a 2-7 record, the coaches believe the team progressed in multiple...

New coach inspires change in football program

New coach inspires change in football program

Lucas Worden, Journalist

October 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

 The Northwest High School varsity football team recently scored their first win in two consecutive years against Eaton Rapids High School. To thank for this is the dedication of the Northwest players, the coaches, and new Varsity Head Coach Mr. Adam Grybauskas.   Grybauskas comes from the Hudso...

Boy’s Soccer battles Western

Boy’s Soccer battles Western

Audri Chenoweth, Web Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2017


Filed under Photo Gallery, Showcase, Sports

 

Equestrian team qualify for regionals

Equestrian team qualify for regionals

Nicole Mata, Web Journalist

September 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  After 17 years the Equestrian team has made it to regionals. As a reward the team has received a trophy to be placed in the high school. Regionals will be held in Mason at the Ingham County Fairgrounds on Sept. 30 through Oct. 1.   The team competed at the 3 district show. The top two teams g...

Boys Tennis faces off against Lumen Christi

Boys Tennis faces off against Lumen Christi

Audri Chenoweth, Web Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2017


Filed under Photo Gallery, Showcase, Sports

Boys Varsity Soccer plans to improve

Nicole Mata, Web Journalist

September 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

  This year the varsity soccer team has been improving with their new coach, Mike Rambat. Their current record is 3-4, and tied their first conference game on Sept. 12 against Harper Creek.   “Our number one goal this year is to make top in our district and winning over half our games,” sai...

Mountie football battles Harper Creek

Mountie football battles Harper Creek

Sydney Boulter, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2017


Filed under Photo Gallery, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Pitching a team, Varsity softball plans goals for season

Kaitlyn Grier, Journalist

March 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

Softball has started and the Varsity team is more than ready to start playing. There are new students to the team along with new coaches. The students that made varsity have been practicing every day after school for up to two hours. “The practices are hard but it’s worth the pain and time because...

Girl’s Track team strives for personal strengths, gains more participation

Abigail (Oli) Grenke, Journalist

March 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Girl’s Track team began practice on Tuesday, Mar. 14. Although it is early in the season, the group already has some big goals and plans for the spring. The team meets in Track Coach Mr. Ron Woodruff’s room, number 508, every day after school from 2:50 to 4:00, but sometimes they will keep...

Wrestlers qualify at States

Wrestlers qualify at States

Sydney Boulter, Sports Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

After Wrestling Regionals were concluded, three athletes moved onto the State Competition, senior Loren Mason, junior Tanner Beach, and sophomore Reese Darrow. During the State Competition Beach lost his first match, but then went onto win his next four matches to wrestle off for third and fourth...

Self characteristics, athletics grow side by side

Self characteristics, athletics grow side by side

Morgan Huver, Asst. Editor-In-Chief

February 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

Having played competitive golf for going on four years and on Varsity for three, senior Leah Olmsted looks forward to end her senior year. "Being with upperclassmen [my freshman year] created lifelong friendships," said Olmsted. "Also having the opportunity to be a vocal leader with a great group of...

Jackson United hockey scores friendships

Jackson United hockey scores friendships

Griffin Foster, Journalist

February 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

For the Jackson United hockey team the 2016 - 2017 season has been a team effort. After last year’s standout performance from alumnus Alex Gwinn, who led the team with 41 goals, the united team was hoping for a standout to lead the team. Seniors Brad Campbell and Seth Maloney have been splitting...

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