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Hillsborough athletes excel at state track finals

Hillsborough athletes excel at state track finals

Jenika Freeman and Jubilee Gonzalez

May 8, 2017


Filed under Spring Sports, Track & Field

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Track & Field triumphs at regionals

Track & Field triumphs at regionals

Carolin Hearne

April 29, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Track & Field

Hillsborough's Track & Field, both boys and girls' teams, took home first place overall at Friday's Class 3A, Region 3 meet. Hillsborough beat runner-up Fort Myers 105.5-77 for the boys and 102-69 for the girls. This year's regional meet was held at Clearwater High. They had 10 athletes that qualified...

Terriers run away with the gold at Manuel-Griffin track meet

Terriers run away with the gold at Manuel-Griffin track meet

Juliana Lechner

March 29, 2017


Filed under Sports, Track & Field

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Hillsborough takes home gold at Nash Higgins Relay

Hillsborough takes home gold at Nash Higgins Relay

McKenzie McIntyre

March 7, 2017


Filed under Spring Sports, Track & Field

At the 47th Annual Nash Higgins Relays on Saturday, Hillsborough track terriers placed among the top three in multiple events. Events participated in included the high jump, triple jump, discus, and multiple individual and relay team races, with and without hurdles. Male relay teams placed first in...

Updated: Hillsborough athletes sign college scholarships

Updated: Hillsborough athletes sign college scholarships

February 2, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Fall Sports, Spring Sports, Swim & Dive, Track & Field, Winter Sports

UPDATED: Additional students signed letters on a spring signing day held April 12. Eight Hillsborough students signed Letters of Intent on National Signing Day (Wednesday, Feb. 1 ). They're headed to play football, run track, swim and play baseball at schools throughout the country.

UPDATED: Eight athletes commit to colleges

UPDATED: Eight athletes commit to colleges

Matt Lutton

January 31, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Spring Sports, Swim & Dive, Track & Field

Across the country, senior athletes will sign National Letters of Intent today, on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Each letter serves as a binding, written agreement to play a sport for each university and is the final step in the recruitment process. UPDATED: Eight Terriers signed this year, up from just last year. Signees are ...

Two silvers at track states

McKenzie McIntyre

May 25, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track & Field

Junior Duran Bell and senior Chloe Jones both placed second in the state track and field meet earlier this month. Bell was runner-up in the boys 400 meter dash and Jones came in second in the girls shot put. He ran a time of 48.76 seconds in the preliminaries, in which he placed fourth and an even...

Girls track team wins district title

Girls track team wins district title

Matt Lutton

April 26, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track & Field

For the second year in a row, the girls track team is a District 9 champion. And much like last year, many of the points needed came out of the infield. The team dominated the throwing and jumping events, earning nine total top-four finishes in field events. Senior Chloe Jones won both the shot-put...

On the right track

Madison Forbis

February 22, 2016


Filed under r&b Magazine, Sports, Track & Field

There’s running. There’s jumping. On a particularly exciting day, there’s throwing. This is what track and field seems like from the stands. But behind every throw and every soaring jump, months of training and precise technique are at play.

Two Terriers take track title

Two Terriers take track title

Matt Lutton, Sports Editor

May 27, 2015


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track & Field

Two Terriers took first place at the state meet — Dwayne Lawson in triple jump and Chloe Jones in shot put. For Lawson, winning at the state level is nothing new, as he won the same event last year. “I was pretty confident going in,” Lawson said. “I knew I had a good chance to do something special.” This...

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