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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...

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...

Baseball prepares for Saladino Tournament

Baseball prepares for Saladino Tournament

Makayla Brown
March 10, 2017 • 177 views
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

During spring break, the baseball team will be competing in the Saladino Tournament. “Technically it’s the first three days of spring break, if you get to advance that’s great but if not you still have plenty of time to have your spring break,” said coach Kenny White. The first three games...

Boys baseball loses 4-3 to Leto

Boys baseball loses 4-3 to Leto

Lauren Komar
March 2, 2017 • 158 views
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

After starting the season 2-0, the boys baseball team lost 4-3 to Leto on Tuesday, Feb. 28. Ryan Romano scored on a passed ball with two outs in the bottom of the first inning, which put the Terriers up 1-0. HHS pitcher Patrick Puentes held Leto scoreless for the first three innings, but ...

Seniors’ departure poses problems for baseball team

Seniors’ departure poses problems for baseball team

Yesha Shukla
February 4, 2017 • 181 views
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

At the end of the season, 13 seniors are leaving the boys baseball team. This leaves only seven players, which is not enough to fill every position on the field. Although this is not the first time the team has faced the departure of a large senior class, the loss of 65 percent of the team will still...

Updated: Hillsborough athletes sign college scholarships

Updated: Hillsborough athletes sign college scholarships

February 2, 2017 • 787 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 • 274 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 ...

Baseball season ends in regional semis

Baseball season ends in regional semis

Yesha Shukla
May 24, 2016 • 327 views
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The baseball team advanced to the regional semifinals, but lost to the same team that kept it from winning the district title. The May 3 loss to Gaither ended the Terriers’ season one game short of a shot at the final four. “Last year we had zero chance at the regional finals,” senior Rodnie...

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