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Hillsborough defeats Robinson, 18-2

Hillsborough defeats Robinson, 18-2

Daniel Hamilton, Sports Editor

November 1, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Florida's district 6A-8 runner-up Hillsborough Terriers had a strong defensive game against the Robinson Knights to win its eighth game, which was also its final district game. Hillsborough's defense did not allow any points in the 18-2 victory, and the only points Robinson scored came off a safety...

Hillsborough defeats Durant, 55-49

Hillsborough defeats Durant, 55-49

Daniel Hamilton, Sports Editor

October 25, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Hillsborough's passing offense stole the show in the team's 55-49 victory over the Durant High School Cougars. In the game, the Terriers, led by quarterback Dwayne Lawson, scored eight touchdowns in the game, with four of them coming on passes. Of the four passing touchdowns, three came from when...

Hillsborough wins homecoming game against Blake, 38-14

Hillsborough wins homecoming game against Blake, 38-14

Daniel Hamilton, Sports Editor

October 18, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

It was a rolling sea of red and black colors in the stands, with a crowd that managed to fill the entire home side bleachers. Hillsborough’s homecoming spirit was the driving force behind the copious amounts of energy in the stands and on the field. Head coach Earl Garcia thinks that the homecoming...

Hillsborough offense dominates, shuts out King 27-0

Hillsborough offense dominates, shuts out King 27-0

Katie Frost, Photo Editor

October 3, 2014


Filed under Football, Sports

Say goodbye to King's three-game winning streak. Led by the dynamic duo of quarterback Dwayne Lawson and running back Rudy Dawson, the Terrier's overpowered the Lions. In the only Thursday night game of the year, Dawson, one of the top running backs in the county, accounted for almost half of Hillsborough's...

Hillsborough passes second test, defeats Lennard 32-26

Hillsborough passes second test, defeats Lennard 32-26

Daniel Hamilton, Sports Editor

September 27, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Lennard High School is undefeated no longer. Dwayne Lawson and the Terriers rallied early and late in another rain filled ball game to hand the Longhorns the team’s first loss of the season. This would be a passing grade in the second test of head coach Earl Garcia's curriculum he set out last...

Hillsborough begins “new season” with a win over Leto

Hillsborough begins “new season” with a win over Leto

Daniel Hamilton, Sports Editor

September 19, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Last week head coach Earl Garcia said that this week begun a new season. Despite the nonstop rain, a dwindling crowd and many setbacks during the week, Hillsborough started the “new season” off with a victory over the last place Leto High School Falcons. “We had six tests going into tonight’s...

Second chance

Second chance

Daniel Hamilton, Sports Editor

September 17, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Unlike this time last year, when Hillsborough had very small hope at making the playoffs after losses to both Jefferson and Armwood at the beginning of the season, the Terriers more or less control their playoff destiny this season. The football team is slated to make the playoffs the year after it...

Hillsborough gets shut out by Armwood, 26-0

Hillsborough gets shut out by Armwood, 26-0

Daniel Hamilton, Sports Editor

September 13, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Hillsborough clings to its projected second place finish and playoff berth after its loss to Armwood High School Hawks. After this week’s games, Armwood is 2-0 in district play, while Jefferson and Hillsborough are both 1-1, as Jefferson defeated Robinson 24-7. With Jefferson still having to play...

Hillsborough defeats rival Jefferson in first game of season

Hillsborough defeats rival Jefferson in first game of season

Daniel Hamilton, Sports Editor

September 6, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Football

The Hillsborough Terriers defeated their rival Jefferson Dragons in the first game of the year, 33-24. According to many, this win gives Hillsborough a first or second place finish in the district as many only see Armwood, Hillsborough and Jefferson as the teams able to claim playoff spots. In the...

Hillsborough defeats Clearwater in preseason game, 21-18

Hillsborough defeats Clearwater in preseason game, 21-18

Daniel Hamilton, Sports Editor

August 23, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The Hillsborough Terriers defeated the Clearwater Tornadoes in the team’s first and only preseason game this year. The game started off poorly for the Terriers, who didn’t manage to score until there was only about five minutes left in the second quarter. Before that, Clearwater had scored...

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