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On senior night, Terriers triumph over Blake

On senior night, Terriers triumph over Blake

Anthony Suarez
April 23, 2017 • 49 views
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports

The Hillsborough baseball team beat Blake by a significant margin Friday night, with a final score of 13-3. Surprising, considering the ease of their win, were the number of players who played positions which they did not typically fulfill. Senior player Patrick Puntes, who does not usually bat, did...

Hillsborough Terriers defeat the Brandon Eagles

Hillsborough Terriers defeat the Brandon Eagles

Harmony Tarpein
April 5, 2017 • 125 views
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

"Si se puede, you can do it!" As the sun sets and a breeze sweeps across the field, the Terrier dugout is filled with chants, chatter and partially organized chaos. From the stands, everything appears to be going as it should be, but after taking a step inside of the heart of the team, the persp...

Hillsborough’s softball team beats Brandon, 15-8

Hillsborough’s softball team beats Brandon, 15-8

Delores Battle
April 5, 2017 • 120 views
Filed under Softball, Sports

It's almost silent on the field. So silent you can almost hear the steady breathing of the pitcher before she releases the ball. In one swift movement, the ball connects with the bat sending a thundering noise through the stands. And then she takes off, tossing the bat to a side while making a d...

Flag football team loses 26-0 against Jefferson

Flag football team loses 26-0 against Jefferson

Haley Mueller, Staffer
April 4, 2017 • 45 views
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The Lady Terriers loss against the Jefferson Dragons did not bring them down. The game was "fun," said players Steveonna and Marquicia Mosley unanimously. The duo said that their goal for Friday's game against Robinson is to "get on the board." In the first half, Jefferson scored 20 points, and then...

Boys baseball defeats Robinson, 10-0

Boys baseball defeats Robinson, 10-0

Moryah Wells
April 1, 2017 • 96 views
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

With the first mercy rule of the season, the Hillsborough Terriers defeated the Robinson Knights 10-0 after only playing until the middle of the fifth ending. After a stagnant three innings, with the help of a RBI from Tim Elko, outfielder Quintin Graham got a run in, giving the Terriers the lead...

Flag Football scores first touchdown of season in 24-13 loss

Flag Football scores first touchdown of season in 24-13 loss

Matt Lutton
March 31, 2017 • 136 views
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Hillsborough fell to Leto 24-13 last night in its fourth game of the season. Though the team is 0-4, it found reason to celebrate Thursday, scoring for the first time of the season. After falling behind 24-0, Hillsborough finally reached the end zone with a short pass. With the point after, the ...

Terriers run away with the gold at Manuel-Griffin track meet

Terriers run away with the gold at Manuel-Griffin track meet

Juliana Lechner
March 29, 2017 • 102 views
Filed under Sports, Track & Field

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Flag football takes tough loss against Chamberlain

Flag football takes tough loss against Chamberlain

Maddie Dhondt
March 28, 2017 • 146 views
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Flag football has turned over girls every season. This season alone they only have three returners, one being senior Janisha Smith. "We have became a family over time, little by little... we actually get along now, from when we first started," said Smith. The team is full of girls that are not only...

Meet the girls tennis team

Meet the girls tennis team

McKenzie McIntyre
March 21, 2017 • 171 views
Filed under Interactive, Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

Sports have always been a good way to meet new people and relieve stress. However, the girls on the tennis team seem to also have a special bond with each other. From joining the team in support of their friends to encouraging words on the court followed by a high-five with their rackets, the girls on...

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