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'Border Wars' supports Special Olympics

April 16, 2011
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For the fourth straight year, teachers from Hersey and Buffalo Grove High Schools have joined in basketball wars. But, this wasn't meant for bragging rights, but instead raising money for Special Olympics Illinois. The night was kicked off with the second annual women's game. After last year's double...

Boys water polo gains momentum

April 15, 2011
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  The boys varsity water polo team faced off against Prospect yesterday on April 14, emerging victorious with their second win of the season with a score of 11-8 in double overtime. On April 4, the boys beat Elk Grove 16-5 at Olympic Indoor Swim Center. This was the boys' first win of the season. "This...

Volleyball looks ahead to conference

April 15, 2011
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The varsity boys volleyball team played a suspenseful game on Tuesday, April 12 against Rolling Meadows. Going into the game, hopes were high for a win. "We think we are going to win," senior Matt Hellstrom said. Although the huskies lost the first match, they were not able to come back from th...

Hawks can't finish comeback in Game 7

April 14, 2011
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With only one game left to play, the Chicago Blackhawks faced their rival Detroit Red Wings on April 10th. Their situation was simple: win and they're in the playoffs, lose and they leave their fate to the Dallas Stars. They lost 4-3 but got some help from the Minnesota Wild, who defeated the St...

HuskieChat April Issue

March 16, 2011
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Want to get your quote in the paper and play a sport? What is the significance of the amount of money you spend on your equipment? Post your answer in the comment box down below!

Junior enters 3-point shooting competition

March 2, 2011
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Even though the girls basketball team ended their season abruptly last Friday, one player isn't done quite yet. Junior Jen Hall hasn't hung up her uniform yet, as she has made it to the sectional finals for 3-point shooting. Each team enters three shooters to compete, and each shot before the regional...

Girls Bowling

February 10, 2011
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Huskie Chat-March Issue

February 10, 2011
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Current athletes: What do you do in the off-season? Comment and be featured in the Correspondent's next issue, March 11!

Girls Basketball Prepares for Regionals

February 10, 2011
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Girls head to Regionals February 16. Next Wednesday the girls basketball team will be beginning their post season games, with regionals. "This whole week we'll be working hard to prepare," senior Stephanie Mueller said. The team has had a dominant season so far with a record of 22-7; clinching the MSL East with a win over Elk Grove. The ...

Huskie Chat- for February issue

February 1, 2011
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Current Hersey athletes, What is on your play list to get you pumped before your competition? Post your answers in the comment box below.  Sign with your name, year, and sport.

Gymnastics gears up for big finish

January 13, 2011
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Annie Bruce Ashley Hawkins After several setbacks early on in the season, the gymnastics team is hitting their stride. "Overall, the team is doing well. We have had successes at all three levels," Coach Kori Schultz said. The varsity team is currently ranked second in the MSL East Conference, and they...

Swimming sets sights on East division title

January 13, 2011
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Emily Behn Emily Swanson Dick Mortensen and Tom Schwab have been coaching the swim and dive program for two years. Within these two short years, they've managed to capture three MSL East division titles, and are on their way towards their fourth. For the past two years, between boys and girls swimmi...

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