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Jack Lorenz

Jack Lorenz, Sports reporter

Jack will be entering his first year on the staff as a junior, and will be a part of the sports report. Jack has played many sports throughout his life and enjoys watching college football and basketball. He has picked up tennis this year and is a part of the JV tennis team. He is also a part of the varsity golf team and hopes to make the team next year. He enjoys hanging out with friends, listening to music, and attending sporting events. He was on the honor roll for both his freshman and sophomore year, and hopes to continue his early success in the classroom. He is interested in pursuing business and is hoping to attend a university in a couple of years.

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FHC boys bowling takes a tough 23-7 loss to Lowell

FHC boys bowling takes a tough 23-7 loss to Lowell

January 13, 2017

As the Rangers walked into the bowling alley, they knew they were fighting an uphill battle. Their opponent, Lowell, was one of the top teams in the conference. FHC lost the match 23-7, making it their...

FHC Boys Varsity Basketball Takes Down FHN 55-51

FHC Boys Varsity Basketball Takes Down FHN 55-51

January 9, 2017

The whistle blew, and senior Sal Sidebotham stepped up to the free throw line with two seconds left and a chance to extend the Rangers lead to two possessions. Some players would crack under the pressure...

Player Profile: Carl Mielock

Player Profile: Carl Mielock

January 8, 2017

Carl Mielock Grade: 10 Position: Goalie Favorite Teacher: Ms. Stiles Favorite Food: Steak Favorite Song: Sneakin' by Drake Favorite Movie of All Time: Step Brothers When did Carl...

Girls Basketball Season Preview

Girls Basketball Season Preview

December 19, 2016

With the hiring of Kristina Prins to fill the girl's head coaching vacancy, the basketball program has entered a new era here at FHC. Prins was a four year starter at FHC and looks to use her experience...

Boys JV Basketball Pulls Out a 58-48 Victory Over East Kentwood

Boys JV Basketball Pulls Out a 58-48 Victory Over East Kentwood

December 10, 2016

"My mindset was just to be aggressive and attack the rim and score in the open court," said freshman Jimmy Scholler, who led the Rangers to a 58-48 win against a tough East Kentwood team. Jimmy performed...

Player Profile: Charlie Brewer

Player Profile: Charlie Brewer

December 8, 2016

Charlie Brewer Grade: 11 Sports: Hockey/Golf   Favorite class - Algebra II Favorite Movie - Step Brothers Favorite book - Great Gatsby Favorite teacher - Ms. Stiles Favorite...

Cross Country Season Wrap Up

Cross Country Season Wrap Up

December 1, 2016

"Our family like atmosphere is unmatched of any sports team I've been around," said head coach Ryan Schipper. "Cross Country is the hidden gem of FHC athletics." The Boys and Girls Cross Country team...

Why College Athletes Should be Paid

Why College Athletes Should be Paid

November 19, 2016

It's no secret that the NCAA makes a lot of money. By a lot, I mean close to one billion dollars of revenue a year. The average college football coach makes over 1.2 million dollars a year, and the top...

Player Profile: Justin James

Player Profile: Justin James

October 30, 2016

Justin James Grade: 12 Sports: Tennis/Basketball Player quote: "I started to really pursue tennis my freshman year, and I've loved it ever since." College choices: University of Michigan,...

Varsity Tennis: The Quest for a Third

Varsity Tennis: The Quest for a Third

October 11, 2016

Many of the students on the  Varsity Ranger tennis team have no clue what it's like not to win a state championship. They won it two years ago and tied with portage central last year to bring home...

For the Love of the Game - Connor Genschaw tennis profile

For the Love of the Game – Connor Genschaw tennis profile

October 4, 2016

Junior Connor Genschaw has never really known what it's like to not have a tennis racket in his hand. For the past thirteen years, Connor has spent countless hours on the court practicing to become one...

FHC Sweeps Greenville 5-0 in Varsity Tennis Matchup

FHC Sweeps Greenville 5-0 in Varsity Tennis Matchup

September 15, 2016

"Just to be a part of such a talented group of players for a match was truly an honor," junior Tyler George said, who was pulled up from the junior varsity team to play 4 singles for the home match against...

Ranger Freshman Football Defeats Ottawa Hills In a Hard Fought 34-6 Win

Ranger Freshman Football Defeats Ottawa Hills In a Hard Fought 34-6 Win

September 8, 2016

Tensions were high between both teams in a game filled with penalty flags and high emotions. With 2 minutes to go in the game, these tensions turned physical after a Ottawa Hills player got in the face...

Ranger Soccer Pulls Out Their First Home Victory in a 2-1 Match Against Northview

Ranger Soccer Pulls Out Their First Home Victory in a 2-1 Match Against Northview

September 1, 2016

After an almost flawless defensive effort by the Rangers, Northview finally broke the shutout with a goal with only 6 minutes to go in the 2nd half. The Rangers ended up on top though, improving their...

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