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King defeats Hillsborough in Regional Semifinals

King defeats Hillsborough in Regional Semifinals

Moryah Wells

May 17, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

In a devastating loss, the Hillsborough Terriers fell to the King Lions, 4-2, in the Regional Semifinals. From the start of the game the Terriers had fallen behind and the moral of the dugout reflected the events on the field. The typically rowdy space was very quiet as the team felt states become fur...

Hillsborough Terriers baseball advances to Regional Semifinals.

Hillsborough Terriers baseball advances to Regional Semifinals.

McKenzie McIntyre

May 10, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

A no hit game is impressive for any pitcher. It's especially so when the pitcher is feeling a little under the weather. On Friday night's quarterfinal game, senior Patrick Puentes managed a no hit game against Lake Region High School for a final score of 8-1 all while he was sick. Although most would...

Baseball team claims district title

Baseball team claims district title

McKenzie McIntyre

May 6, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Photo Galleries, Sports

Friday was a day of multiple occasions for celebration. Between being seniors' last day, Cinco de Mayo and an end to the first week of AP testing, the weekend is welcomed with open arms. However, there is another cause for celebration. The Hillsborough baseball team won the district title game against...

On senior night, Terriers triumph over Blake

On senior night, Terriers triumph over Blake

Anthony Suarez

April 23, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports

The Hillsborough baseball team beat Blake by a significant margin Friday night, with a final score of 13-3. Surprising, considering the ease of their win, were the number of players who played positions which they did not typically fulfill. Senior player Patrick Puntes, who does not usually bat, did...

Hillsborough Terriers defeat the Brandon Eagles

Hillsborough Terriers defeat the Brandon Eagles

Harmony Tarpein

April 5, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

"Si se puede, you can do it!" As the sun sets and a breeze sweeps across the field, the Terrier dugout is filled with chants, chatter and partially organized chaos. From the stands, everything appears to be going as it should be, but after taking a step inside of the heart of the team, the persp...

Boys baseball defeats Robinson, 10-0

Boys baseball defeats Robinson, 10-0

Moryah Wells

April 1, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

With the first mercy rule of the season, the Hillsborough Terriers defeated the Robinson Knights 10-0 after only playing until the middle of the fifth ending. After a stagnant three innings, with the help of a RBI from Tim Elko, outfielder Quintin Graham got a run in, giving the Terriers the lead...

Baseball prepares for Saladino Tournament

Baseball prepares for Saladino Tournament

Makayla Brown

March 10, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

During spring break, the baseball team will be competing in the Saladino Tournament. “Technically it’s the first three days of spring break, if you get to advance that’s great but if not you still have plenty of time to have your spring break,” said coach Kenny White. The first three games...

Boys baseball loses 4-3 to Leto

Boys baseball loses 4-3 to Leto

Lauren Komar

March 2, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

After starting the season 2-0, the boys baseball team lost 4-3 to Leto on Tuesday, Feb. 28. Ryan Romano scored on a passed ball with two outs in the bottom of the first inning, which put the Terriers up 1-0. HHS pitcher Patrick Puentes held Leto scoreless for the first three innings, but ...

Seniors’ departure poses problems for baseball team

Seniors’ departure poses problems for baseball team

Yesha Shukla

February 4, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

At the end of the season, 13 seniors are leaving the boys baseball team. This leaves only seven players, which is not enough to fill every position on the field. Although this is not the first time the team has faced the departure of a large senior class, the loss of 65 percent of the team will still...

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