Football suffers heartbreak at Homecoming

Football suffers heartbreak at Homecoming

September 29, 2010

On Sept. 24, the Vikings battled football powerhouse Christian Brothers College (CBC) and suffered their first loss of the season, breaking a four game winning streak. “We lost because we turned the ball over 5 times, including three in the red zone” said varsity head coach Bryan Koch. Tho...

Girls excluded from all men’s choral festival

Girls excluded from all men's choral festival

September 24, 2010

 A room full to the brim with testosterone. That’s what one would have found at Acappellooza- a choral festival for guys only. While all the girls stayed behind, guys from three of Howell’s four choirs filled a bus alongside students from Howell Central and North to travel to UM-St. Louis, ...

Homecoming festival threatened by rain

September 23, 2010

The annual Homecoming festival is scheduled for the afternoon of Sept 24, with a half day of classes. The Powderpuff game will take place during this festival. Administrators have announced that there is a possibility of rain conflicting with the game. In the case of rain, the festival will be canceled....

STUCO serves Chick-fil-A at Homecoming Festival

September 20, 2010

It’s the golden combination: a football game, a bag of chips, and a hot dog. Yet, this year the Homecoming Festival has changed its refreshments to include Chick-fil-A sandwiches (along with the regular cookie and chips). Despite the improvements, vegetarians will still be required purchase pizza from...

Baker on record-breaking streak

Baker on record-breaking streak

September 17, 2010

The buzzer sounded and the boys shot into the waiting water. Less than five minutes later, freshman Ryan Baker hit the finish board, his team cheering as Baker set a new  school record in the 500 freestyle, Sept. 15 “It went by really fast,” Baker said. “I was just racing and having fun.” At the fourth swim...

Intruders, gun causes lockdown scare

Intruders, gun causes lockdown scare

September 16, 2010

Two intruders drove past campus security checkpoints just before noon Thursday. Further inspection of the vehical revealed a gun and hunting gear, leading to a full campus lockdown. The intruders were arrested for misdemeanor trespassing after leaving campus to reportedly search for a hunting spot. The...

Varsity girls volleyball, team to watch

Varsity girls volleyball, team to watch

September 7, 2010

Cheers filled the air as the last point was scored to end the Varsity Girls Volleyball game against Fort Zumwalt North Aug 31, bringing their record to 1-1 after a three set loss to Marquette in the home opener. Though the team lost four seniors, they have five returning starters and were ranked in the top 1...

O.A.S.I.S. toiletries drive

O.A.S.I.S. toiletries drive

September 7, 2010

Friday, Sept 10, the Howell Varsity Football Game will play host to the O.A.S.I.S Food Pantry toiletry drive. The O.A.S.I.S. Food Pantry provides basic necessities to the lesser fortunate local community. The Golden Girls will collect the following items during the game: Toilet Paper (4 pack) Dish...

Graffiti traditions illegal

Graffiti traditions illegal

August 31, 2010

It’s displayed unashamedly on the stoplight poles, the blistering asphalt. Neon student signatures litter the intersection of Highway 94 and D, making a bold statement on the road to Howell. While this graffiti is not an unfamiliar sight, the tradition of seniors spray painting their names and graduatin...