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Sydney Kushak

Sydney Kushak, Sports Reporter

Sydney Kushak is a senior at FHC, and it is her first year on the Sports Report team. She is on the swim and dive team as well as the school’s water polo team. She also loves to travel, go to youth group, spend time with friends, and listen to music.

Favorite things about FHC: Being with friends and the fun atmosphere.

Colleges of interest: Wisconsin-Madison, Michigan, and Colorado Boulder.

Favorite Color: Purple

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Injured Athlete Series: Sawyer Bosch

Injured Athlete Series: Sawyer Bosch

February 2, 2021

Senior Sawyer Bosch is a dual-sport athlete that has played for both the varsity football and lacrosse teams. Taking an unfortunate hit during practice, Sawyer obtained an injury to his rotator cuff. How...

Injured Athlete: Ally Werkema

Injured Athlete: Ally Werkema

January 31, 2021

Ally Werkema is a triple sport athlete that has faced many injuries in her lifetime. The sophomore plays school and club volleyball, is on the ski team, and horse races. Although, she has acquired...

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Morghan Tilton

January 26, 2021

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Injured Athlete Series: Jacob Campbell

Injured Athlete Series: Jacob Campbell

January 19, 2021

Senior Jacob Campbell has been on the varsity hockey team for all four years of high school. Back in the fall, the team participated in some pre season games, and unfortunately during one of those...

Emily Johnson

Emily Johnson

January 14, 2021

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Injured Athlete Series: Carson Mocherman

Injured Athlete Series: Carson Mocherman

January 13, 2021

Senior Carson Mocherman is a multi-sport athlete that plays both football and baseball. Unfortunately, Carson was unable to finish his final season on the varsity football team after an ACL injury...

Injured Athlete Series: Dallas Hopson

Injured Athlete Series: Dallas Hopson

December 15, 2020

Senior Dallas Hopson is a multi-sport athlete that has played both varsity football and basketball. During the preseason of his sophomore football season, he broke his collarbone but has since recovered...

Why MSU basketball will be one of the best teams in the Big Ten this season

Why MSU basketball will be one of the best teams in the Big Ten this season

December 9, 2020

Coming off of a 22-9 record from the 2019-2020 season that got cut short due to COVID-19, the Michigan State men’s basketball team was ready to come back and be better than ever for the 20-21 season....

Roger Federer: The best male tennis player of all time?

Roger Federer: The best male tennis player of all time?

December 8, 2020

Winning his first tennis major at Wimbledon back in 2003, 39-year-old Swiss tennis player Roger Federer has since proved to be the best male tennis player of all time. He has shown his dominance over the...

Top 5 Underclassmen

Top 5 Underclassmen

November 23, 2020

Olivia Oorbeck Freshman Olivia Oorbeck had an amazing first season on the Lady Rangers swim and dive team. Not only did Olivia score several points at each meet to become a key member of the team, but...

Athlete Injury Series: Rachel Toole

Athlete Injury Series: Rachel Toole

November 13, 2020

Rachel Toole has been a dual-sport athlete for most of her life. Up until the spring of 2019, Rachel was very involved in soccer and volleyball. During one of her soccer games, she tore her ACL and has...

Michigan State University cuts their swim and dive program after the 20-21 season

Michigan State University cuts their swim and dive program after the 20-21 season

October 29, 2020

Last Thursday, Michigan State University athletics decided to cut the university’s division one swim and dive program. The program will finish out its 20-21 season, then it will be over. This news came...

Through the eyes of an injured athlete

Through the eyes of an injured athlete

October 28, 2020

Playing a sport can be as rigorous as you want it to be. It can be something you do for fun or something that consumes your entire life. Having swam competitively since I was four years old, it has taken...

Varsity tennis comes to an end after an impressive season

Varsity tennis comes to an end after an impressive season

October 26, 2020

After an amazing season of only two regular-season losses, the boys varsity tennis team finished up its year at states. Placing second in their conference, first in their region, and third at Division...

Boys varsity tennis takes third place at state tournament

Boys varsity tennis takes third place at state tournament

October 19, 2020

Last Thursday, the boys varsity tennis team traveled to Midland Dow for the Division 2 state tournament. After working hard all season, winning regionals, and placing second at conference, the team was...

Rangers advance to states after sweeping both Lowell and Mona Shores 8-0 at districts

Rangers advance to states after sweeping both Lowell and Mona Shores 8-0 at districts

October 12, 2020

Yesterday, the boys varsity tennis team had its district tournament. The boys played at home against Lowell, then advanced to play Mona Shores in the finals. Having multiple great matches, the team went...

Boys varsity tennis goes 1-1 at conference tournament and places second

Boys varsity tennis goes 1-1 at conference tournament and places second

October 6, 2020

Last Friday, the boys varsity tennis team had its OK White Conference tournament at home against the Byron Center Bulldogs and the Forest Hills Northern Huskies. They took on the Bulldogs first, and then...

Varsity tennis falls 6-2 to rival FHN in last regular season match

Varsity tennis falls 6-2 to rival FHN in last regular season match

September 30, 2020

On Tuesday, the boys had their final regular season match against Forest Hills Northern. The team had been anticipating this match all season, and was ready to play on Monday, but due the weather conditions,...

Chris Battiste and Cully Herbert lead Rangers to 2-0-1 victory at their quad this past weekend

Chris Battiste and Cully Herbert lead Rangers to 2-0-1 victory at their quad this past weekend

September 28, 2020

Last Saturday, the Rangers had a quad tournament against Rockford, Midland Dow, and Traverse City St. Francis. The doubles teams played at Forest Hills Northern, while the singles teams played at home....

Varsity tennis picks up great victory over Byron Center with 6-2 result

Varsity tennis picks up great victory over Byron Center with 6-2 result

September 25, 2020

Taking on another conference opponent, the boys rallied and came out with a 6-2 win against Byron Center. The Bulldogs played some really tight matches against the Rangers, but once again the boys pulled...

Boys varsity tennis wins another conference match 8-0

Boys varsity tennis wins another conference match 8-0

September 22, 2020

Last night, the Rangers played a conference dual match away at Northview. Having their one doubles team senior Chris Battiste and junior Cully Herbert sit out, each doubles team moved up a spot, and the...

Boys varsity tennis wins all three matches at their quad in West Ottawa

Boys varsity tennis wins all three matches at their quad in West Ottawa

September 21, 2020

Over the weekend the boys varsity tennis team competed in a quad tournament over in West Ottawa, Michigan. They competed against Mona Shores, West Ottawa, and Mattawan. They come out on top against each...

Boys varsity tennis goes 2-0 for their tri in Midland

Boys varsity tennis goes 2-0 for their tri in Midland

September 17, 2020

On September 16, the Rangers competed in a tri tournament all the way in Midland, Michigan. They competed against Midland Dow and University of Detroit Jesuit. They handily beat both teams going 6-2 against...

Boys varsity tennis comes back and defeats Grand Rapids Christian 7-1

Boys varsity tennis comes back and defeats Grand Rapids Christian 7-1

September 15, 2020

Coming off of a quad this past weekend, the boys continued to play strong and beat the Grand Rapids Christian Eagles 7-1 in their dual match last night. The Eagles were great competitors, but the Rangers...

Varsity tennis fights hard but goes 0-1-1 for their quad over the weekend

Varsity tennis fights hard but goes 0-1-1 for their quad over the weekend

September 15, 2020

The boys varsity tennis team competed in a quad match this past Saturday. However, due to the weather, it rained before they could play Traverse City St. Francis, and that has been rescheduled for the...

Boys varsity tennis singles players carry the Rangers to a 6-2 victory against East Grand Rapids

Boys varsity tennis singles players carry the Rangers to a 6-2 victory against East Grand Rapids

September 11, 2020

Last night, the boys varsity tennis team had a close match against East Grand Rapids. The Rangers ended up on top with a 6-2 win over the Pioneers. Helping the Rangers take the lead, all four singles players...

Boys varsity tennis takes a clean sweep against Lowell 8-0 to continue their winning streak

Boys varsity tennis takes a clean sweep against Lowell 8-0 to continue their winning streak

September 10, 2020

Yesterday afternoon, the boys took on the Lowell Arrows in their match. Coming off of a win against Greenville, the team pulled off a clean sweep. All four singles and all four doubles teams won their...

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