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New golfers up to par

New golfers up to par

Gary Moore

September 24, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Golf, Sports

After facing challenges in the beginning of the season, the boys and girls golf team have managed to achieve victories. The girls are now 1-1 and the boys are 1-2. This year, the boys golf team has six players, a number that’s larger than their usual amount. Aaron Jensen, a new player to the team,...

New cheer coaches bring charisma

Jorge Garcia

September 24, 2015


Filed under Cheerleading, Fall Sports, Sports

They stand on the track, tired and sweaty from cheering in the unforgiving sun. The cheerleaders decide to take a break. Their coaches think otherwise. “Get back in your lines!” the coaches yell. “Who’s the coach here and who’s the cheerleader?” Their screaming can be heard fro...

Volleyball team serves ahead

Matt Lutton

September 24, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

Despite starting the season 5-2 and 1-0 in the district, Yolanda Driskell Whitehead is not yet satisfied. She is determined to lead the team to another district trophy. “Our hope is to be district champions, and I believe it’s an attainable goal,” she said. The offense, however, is an area of...

On swim team, it’s not raining men

On swim team, it’s not raining men

Suparna Narayan

September 24, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Swim & Dive

The crowded sidelines are full of swimmers and divers waiting to have their chance to attain victory. Full of girls, that is; lots and lots of girls. There are 45 girls and only 27 boys on the swim team. A lack of boy swimmers has become a major concern for this year’s swim team. “We really need...

King defeats Hillsborough in OT, 14-11

King defeats Hillsborough in OT, 14-11

Daniel Hamilton

September 19, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

A fourth-quarter comeback and overtime field goal by the King Lions dealt the Hillsborough Terriers their third loss of the season -- and the first in district play. King won 14-11. Hillsborough struggled to create much of an offensive attack in the game against King, especially in the first half....

Hillsborough Claims its First Win, 17-0

Hillsborough Claims its First Win, 17-0

Daniel Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The Hillsborough Terriers defeated the Gaither Cowboys to receive their first win and to grant head coach Earl Garcia his 200th win as coach at Hillsborough. Hillsborough's defense was dominant in the victory, allowing only 27 yards and one first down in the first half. The defense also recorded...

Plant continues streak, defeats Hillsborough 35-14

Plant continues streak, defeats Hillsborough 35-14

Daniel Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Hillsborough and Plant renewed a decades-long rivalry on Friday night, with both teams hoping to collect their first win of the year. Plant continued its victory streak against Hillsborough by emerging victorious 35-14. The Plant-Hillsborough rivalry is the longest standing football rivalry in Tampa....

Durant upsets Hillsborough, 16-7

Durant upsets Hillsborough, 16-7

Daniel Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The Durant Cougars defeated the Hillsborough Terriers 16-7 in a non-district matchup. Hillsborough's offense struggled throughout the game, especially its quarterback Lawrence Dawsey. The team failed to maintain on offensive drive of over three plays until the second quarter. The first two Hillsborough...

Swimming siblings

Suparna Narayan, Staff Writer

August 28, 2015


Filed under Sports, Swim & Dive

Tension was building as the swimmers prepared to take their marks. The crowd echoed with silence as the swimmers stood ready by the pool in anticipation. This was it, the meet that Fitzhugh and Madeline Rawls had been waiting for; the first meet of many. From a young age, junior Fitzhugh Rawls and...

Bad weather causes problems for golf team

Tegan Smith

August 28, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Golf, Sports

Bad weather can be a problem for any sport. For the golf teams, however, bad weather led to the cancellation of half their games last year. There are other factors that bad weather exacerbates. It is extremely difficult to find another date where the teams can play each other again. The regular season...

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