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Bracket Madness

The Hawk Herald felt spirited by the madness of March, so we created our bracket to predict the winner of March Madness! Everyone has different strategies for how they choose the ultimate winner: mascots, uniforms, and some actually use statistics when completing a bracket! We compared our bracket to a varsity basketball all-star, Solomon White, who started for FHE this year, and just happens to have a brother who recently graduated from the University of…

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Sophie Stowell

Sophie Stowell, a sophomore at FHE, is an all around athlete, student, and friend. For the past seven years she has been devoted to volleyball. She is currently plays outside hitter and back row for Aim High Volleyball on the 16’s team. Every weekend you can find Sophie and her team at a tournament. In the past, she has played for MVA (Michigan Volleyball Academy) and for Eastern’s JV team. She plans to keep playing…

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Getting Fit for the New Year

A new year often motivates individuals to create resolutions that better their health and quality of life. The promise of a new year encourages people to set goals in hopes of a better new year.  A significant portion of those resolutions includes getting fit. Whether its a change in diet, workout plan, getting up earlier, taking the stairs instead of the elevator, or purchasing a new membership to a local gym, many individuals are motivated…

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Patriots Win Against Rams 13-3 in Super Bowl LIII

Despite having the lowest ratings of any Super Bowl game ever, the big game and the all-around bad halftime show and commercials are generating conversations. The Super Bowl LIII had the Los Angeles Rams fans devastated when the New England Patriots won with a final score of 13 to 3, a score no one could’ve predicted. The game was played at Mercedes-Benz stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. With seven minutes remaining in the game, Tom Brady completed a…

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Hayden Foote: A Rapture for Wrestling

Fifteen minutes of conditioning, one hour of drilling takedowns and turns, and thirty minutes of live wrestling matches. The wrestling team, led by captains Hayden Foote, Joseph Doherty, and Gabe Hassan, practices six days per week from December through March. Intense practices, limited diets, and talented coaches and athletes construct a formidable team. Two years in a row, the boys wrestling team at FHE has placed second at conference. This year, they plan to win.…

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Emma Falk- On and Off the Basketball Court

Emma Falk, a spirited sophomore at Eastern, is a part of the varsity girls’ basketball team. This is her fifth year playing the sport. This season she looks forward to play on varsity with the seniors, grow the basketball program, improve her skills, and most importantly win. “I love basketball and the new coach this year is going to be good for our team and program.”  Emma also enjoys playing point guard. When Emma is…

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Michigan State vs. Michigan

A game nearly as big as the Super Bowl. Stirring up controversy and feuds as old as time itself. Michigan vs Michigan State. The two rivals went up in arms this past weekend, resulting in another notch into Michigan’s belt. Winning with a lead of 21 to 7, the bets were settled and punishment was given.  I wondered about the origins of FHE students’ love of either Michigan or Michigan State and “fandom” for their…

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David McCready – Dedicated On and Off The Field

David McCready, a senior at FHE,  has been a student of Forest Hills Schools and a resident of Grand Rapids, all his life. David is clearly dedicated and a lover of sports, something he has participated in almost all his life. David has played baseball for 12 years, and his last high school season will be in the spring. However, where ever he chooses to attend college, GVSU or Northwood he says, he hopes to…

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