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New cheerleader uniforms give Friday nights extra flair

New cheerleader uniforms give Friday nights extra flair

Jon-Michael Knight, Staff Writer

September 15, 2010


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Give me an O-U-T, out with the old and in with the new. This year, Friday night football games have undergone a subtle, yet more flattering change in attire. The change doesn’t pertain to the football team or their jerseys, but rather the Hillsborough High School cheerleaders. Dr. Baker is the one...

Boys swim team out of breath, defeated at Jesuit for first loss

Jimmy Herd-Bond, Staff Photographer

September 10, 2010


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The Hillsborough swim team was defeated in a rematch from last year’s regional finals against Jesuit; the Tigers won with a score of 116 – 64. Key swimmers for Hillsborough included senior Jaime Perez who swam the 100 Backstroke and 200 Medley. According to Perez, there will be some lineup changes...

Football strives to maintain fundamentals after loss to Jefferson

Football strives to maintain fundamentals after loss to Jefferson

Jake Gagne, Sports Editor

September 8, 2010


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In sports, it’s widely accepted that no matter how talented a player is, if the fundamentals are lacking, your performance will suffer. And in this 30-14 loss to Jefferson Friday, from fumbles to passes to nowhere, this was the case for the Terriers football season opener. The game was riddled with...

Boys golf breaks even, girls matches canceled

Devin Lee, Staff Writer

September 7, 2010


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The Hillsborough High School boys golf team got off to a solid start in the first week of the season. After losing to both Sickles and Plant on Tuesday’s tri-match, the Terriers finished strong by putting up wins against Tampa Catholic and Robinson on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively. Coach...

Boys and girls swim away with victory against Robinson

Boys and girls swim away with victory against Robinson

Eddie Samuels

September 3, 2010


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On Thursday, the HHS swim team had its first meet. Both the boy’s and girl’s teams pulled away with a victory against Robinson High School. The boys won 106–62 while the girls were able to win at the last minute, 89 – 86. Coach Tom Paloumpis said that the meet went well and the team found out t...

Terriers’ football team not worried by loss, ready for Jefferson

Terriers’ football team not worried by loss, ready for Jefferson

Jake Gagne, Sports Editor

September 2, 2010


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Even though the Terriers lost to Bradenton Southeast 14-12 in a very close preseason game, the Hillsborough High football team was mostly pleased with its debut. Because the game was only a preseason game, the tone was lackadaisical and the goal was just to not get anyone hurt. An injury to this very...

Girls volleyball team wins match against Blake

Girls volleyball team wins match against Blake

Katie Lutton, News Editor

September 1, 2010


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The girls volleyball team opened its season at home with a win against Blake on Tuesday, Aug. 31, beating the Lady Yellow Jackets in the minimum three games of a best out of five match. Despite some sloppiness and miscommunications, especially in the second game, Hillsborough only fell behind in the...

Student-athletes: Find a balance

Jake Gagne, Staff Writer

June 9, 2010


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Striking a balance between athletics and academics can be difficult, but these student-athletes have found success. Sophomore Joshua West said, “I had a problem keeping my grades in line during wrestling season, but afterwards I got them straightened out.” At academic awards night May 14, the school...

Mitchell takes long jump gold at states

Dixon Phillips, Staff Writer

June 9, 2010


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The Terrier track team showed well at the state finals this spring despite some controversy. They had some surprises and some disappointments, but mostly they had fun. WINTER PARK -- As the Terrier Boys and Girls Track Team made its way to Showalter Field near Orlando, all but anxiousness was in t...

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