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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...

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: 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 ...

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...

Terriers prepare for game against Armwood

Terriers prepare for game against Armwood

Denzel Pierre

October 27, 2016


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


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...

Hillsborough remains undefeated after game against Blake

Hillsborough remains undefeated after game against Blake

Jacob Thornton

October 15, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

A night riddled with emotions, penalties and injuries. The football, band and dancerette senior night at 6:45 p.m., when the senior members were escorted by friends and family to the 50-yard line for their last home performances. Before the night began, a mass of students-each holding a candle an...

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