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Terriers beat Plant City, 14-0

Terriers beat Plant City, 14-0

Makayla Brown

September 5, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Top Stories

Hillsborough wins their first game of the season 14-0 against Plant City. Even though the forecast said it wasn't going to rain, for the third game in a row it poured. Even though the rain wasn't as bad as last week the players are looking forward to a game where they aren't playing in the heavy rain....

Hillsborough loses to Plant in home opener

Hillsborough loses to Plant in home opener

Moryah Wells

August 27, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Hillsborough lost to Plant Saturday night, the final score 9-7. The game was initially scheduled for Friday the 25th, after being delayed for an hour and a half due to extreme weather, officials decided to move the game to Saturday night at 6. Officially being the second year in a row that the game...

Hillsborough Terriers fall to the East Lake Eagles in preseason game

Hillsborough Terriers fall to the East Lake Eagles in preseason game

Moryah Wells

August 19, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The Terriers fell to the East Lake Eagles, 16-0, Aug. 18 in their preseason opener. After the 22-mile drive out to East Lake in Tarpon Springs, the Terriers unloaded from the bus and trudged towards the locker room. The Terriers took the field in silence, with senior Jahaad Malphus carrying black...

Fall sport tryouts approach

Fall sport tryouts approach

Jorge Garcia

May 24, 2017


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


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


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


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


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


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


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...

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