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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...

Swim team goes to states

Swim team goes to states

Maddie Dhondt

November 3, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Swim & Dive

UPDATE: Fitz Rawls placed 6th at the State Swimming Championship for the 50 freestyle. The girls 4x50 free relay placed 7th at the State Swimming Championship. Fitz Rawls' backstroke placed 12th in the state, not qualifying for a medal. Tori Ellwoods' 200 IM and 100 backstroke both came in 13th, not...

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 loses district title in five sets, still advances

Hillsborough loses district title in five sets, still advances

Matt Lutton

October 21, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

Hillsborough fell to Brandon in five sets after winning the first two in the district title game on Thursday. The Terriers will play a road game next week in the first round of the regional playoffs. Hillsborough jumped out to an early lead, taking the first sets 25-23 and 25-19, but Brandon fought...

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...

Swim celebrates senior night

Swim celebrates senior night

Maddie Dhondt

October 12, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Swim & Dive

The girl's swim team remained undefeated the entire season,  5-0 and also came in first place for swimming and diving at Western Conference. The boy's team followed closely behind going 3-2 this season and coming in fourth place at Western Conference.

Hillsborough football team defeats Jefferson, 35-28

Hillsborough football team defeats Jefferson, 35-28

Moryah Wells

October 10, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

A year removed from a losing season, the Hillsborough Terriers guaranteed a winning one with a 35-28 victory on Friday at Jefferson. The Terriers, now 6-0, remain undefeated. Dre'quan McCullough ran the first touchdown of the night. During its possession, Jefferson scored, ending the first quarter...

Sole male cheerleader changes team’s dynamic

Sole male cheerleader changes team’s dynamic

Jacob Thornton

October 8, 2016


Filed under Cheerleading, Fall Sports, Sports

Under the Friday night lights, the football team is strapping on last minute gear, but on the sidelines, the cheer squad is firing up the crowd, but with a new addition: junior Dioscar Montesino. Montesino had never done cheer prior to this season. He said that “before gymnastics, [he] was between...

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