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Fall sport tryouts approach

Fall sport tryouts approach

Jorge Garcia
May 24, 2017 • 69 views
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

As this school year comes to a close, sports teams are preparing for their fall season next year. Many sports are already holding tryouts for next year. Here are the tryout dates and requirements for fall sports. Cheerleading Cheerleading requirements include:  two letters of recommendation from an ...

Flag football loses to Sickles 46-0 at last home game of the season

Flag football loses to Sickles 46-0 at last home game of the season

Lauren Komar
April 19, 2017 • 166 views
Filed under Football, Sports

As the flag football team's nine game season comes to a close, the team has its last home game of the season: Senior Night. Before the game, seniors lined up and walked on the field with their families to receive their roses from their coach, Brittany Riddley. After that, the game began. ...

Updated: Hillsborough athletes sign college scholarships

Updated: Hillsborough athletes sign college scholarships

February 2, 2017 • 861 views
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Fall Sports, Spring Sports, Swim & Dive, Track & Field, Winter Sports

UPDATED: Additional students signed letters on a spring signing day held April 12. Eight Hillsborough students signed Letters of Intent on National Signing Day (Wednesday, Feb. 1 ). They're headed to play football, run track, swim and play baseball at schools throughout the country.

UPDATED: Eight athletes commit to colleges

UPDATED: Eight athletes commit to colleges

Matt Lutton
January 31, 2017 • 314 views
Filed under Baseball, Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Spring Sports, Swim & Dive, Track & Field

Across the country, senior athletes will sign National Letters of Intent today, on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Each letter serves as a binding, written agreement to play a sport for each university and is the final step in the recruitment process. UPDATED: Eight Terriers signed this year, up from just last year. Signees are ...

Cheer team places sixth at districts

Cheer team places sixth at districts

Jorge Garcia
January 13, 2017 • 292 views
Filed under Cheerleading, Sports

With pom poms in their hands and red and black sequined bows in their hair, the cheerleaders feel anxious to perform. But before going onto the mat, they gather in a circle, join hands and bow their heads. They pray. "God we're not asking for much," senior Pearl Obioha said, "but we're asking you to...

Swim team places at states and breaks personal records

Swim team places at states and breaks personal records

Maddie Dhondt
November 29, 2016 • 264 views
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Swim & Dive

Record breaking. That's what sums up this season for the big red swim team. The girls' swim team finished the season undefeated while the boys’ team went 3-2. The girls placed first at Western Conference, and the boys took fourth. The big red team also won second in districts and had multiple regional...

Hillsborough set for playoff battle

Hillsborough set for playoff battle

Matt Lutton
November 10, 2016 • 341 views
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Hillsborough will meet Lake Gibson in the first round of the playoffs on Friday. The Terriers (8-1) are coming off of a bye week to end the season, which has given them time to get ready for what will likely be a tough, close game. “We had a week off last week,” head coach Earl Garcia said. “We’ve...

Swim team goes to states

Swim team goes to states

Maddie Dhondt
November 3, 2016 • 25,892 views
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Swim & Dive

UPDATE: Fitz Rawls placed 6th at the State Swimming Championship for the 50 freestyle. The girls 4x50 free relay placed 7th at the State Swimming Championship. Fitz Rawls' backstroke placed 12th in the state, not qualifying for a medal. Tori Ellwoods' 200 IM and 100 backstroke both came in 13th, not...

Terriers prepare for game against Armwood

Terriers prepare for game against Armwood

Denzel Pierre
October 27, 2016 • 447 views
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Winning against Armwood tomorrow could mean the first district championship in four years for Hillsborough High School's football team. "We haven't had one since 2012," said Coach Earl Garcia III. Both the players and the coaches have been preparing to take on Armwood since their win against Brandon...

Hillsborough beats Brandon, 48-7

Hillsborough beats Brandon, 48-7

Moryah Wells
October 24, 2016 • 249 views
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Hillsborough won its eighth consecutive game Friday night. After its win against Brandon High School, the football team will be going to playoffs. On the first play of the game, wide receiver Delshon Bowman recovered the opening kickoff fumbled by the Eagles and returned it for a touchdown. C...

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