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Hillsborough Terriers fall to the East Lake Eagles in their preseason game

Hillsborough Terriers fall to the East Lake Eagles in their preseason game

Moryah Wells
August 19, 2017 • 175 views
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Even with extreme effort, the Terriers fell to the East Lake Eagles, the final score, 16-0. After a stormy afternoon, the air was thick with humidity. The field was still damp from the shower that passed through a few hours before, the black asphalt track was steaming as the rain was still evaporating. Making...

Fall sport tryouts approach

Fall sport tryouts approach

Jorge Garcia
May 24, 2017 • 295 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 ...

King defeats Hillsborough in Regional Semifinals

King defeats Hillsborough in Regional Semifinals

Moryah Wells
May 17, 2017 • 286 views
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

In a devastating loss, the Hillsborough Terriers fell to the King Lions, 4-2, in the Regional Semifinals. From the start of the game the Terriers had fallen behind and the moral of the dugout reflected the events on the field. The typically rowdy space was very quiet as the team felt states become fur...

Hillsborough Terriers baseball advances to Regional Semifinals.

Hillsborough Terriers baseball advances to Regional Semifinals.

McKenzie McIntyre
May 10, 2017 • 338 views
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

A no hit game is impressive for any pitcher. It's especially so when the pitcher is feeling a little under the weather. On Friday night's quarterfinal game, senior Patrick Puentes managed a no hit game against Lake Region High School for a final score of 8-1 all while he was sick. Although most would...

Baseball team claims district title

Baseball team claims district title

McKenzie McIntyre
May 6, 2017 • 714 views
Filed under Baseball, Photo Galleries, Sports

Friday was a day of multiple occasions for celebration. Between being seniors' last day, Cinco de Mayo and an end to the first week of AP testing, the weekend is welcomed with open arms. However, there is another cause for celebration. The Hillsborough baseball team won the district title game against...

Track & Field triumphs at regionals

Track & Field triumphs at regionals

Carolin Hearne
April 29, 2017 • 372 views
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Track & Field

Hillsborough's Track & Field, both boys and girls' teams, took home first place overall at Friday's Class 3A, Region 3 meet. Hillsborough beat runner-up Fort Myers 105.5-77 for the boys and 102-69 for the girls. This year's regional meet was held at Clearwater High. They had 10 athletes that qualified...

On senior night, Terriers triumph over Blake

On senior night, Terriers triumph over Blake

Anthony Suarez
April 23, 2017 • 275 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...

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 • 271 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. ...

Crew team advances to Nationals

Crew team advances to Nationals

Harmony Tarpein
April 10, 2017 • 301 views
Filed under Crew, Sports

Before the sun began to peak over the horizon, rowers shuffled slowly up to the boat trailer to begin a long weekend of intense competition. At 6:30 am, the work began. Over the next two days, the HHS crew team would compete against schools who fought to take titles and national qualifying spots ...

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