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Girls Golf vs. Maine West

Girls Golf vs. Maine West

August 28, 2015
Filed under Sports

Spring sports in photos

June 4, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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Bryce Harper chooses Dad over Derby

Mark Milligan
June 2, 2015
Filed under Sports

Despite being tied for the most home-runs in the MLB, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper will likely pass on the home run derby. A huge reason Harper will likely skip the derby has to do with his father's rotator cuff surgery. Ron Harper pitched for Bryce in the 2013 derby, so for Bryce it...

Girls soccer get back to the cup

May 15, 2015
Filed under Sports

Girls soccer is heading into the playoffs strong this year after an undefeated regular season in the MSL and an East division championship, for the second year in a row. They played in the MSL Championship Wednesday night and lost a close game 1-0 against the highly ranked Barrington team. The team...

Spring weather puts damper on outdoor sports

Zoe Strozewski
April 21, 2015
Filed under Sports

Spring is the when the most Hersey sports are in season, but due to the less than ideal rainy spring weather and the overflow of winter weather into the spring sports season, many teams have been facing problems with fitting in good practices and even being able to participate in games. One group...

Teammates develop strong bonds through various bonding experiences

Tim Griffin
March 16, 2015
Filed under Online only, Sports

For many students, sports is a part of their everyday routine. After school, before school, at night, and even on Saturdays, athletes find themselves overly occupied with hours and hours of practices and games during a certain span of months at a time. Stemming from the long hours playing a certain sport,...

BG/H/W Scores a 4-2 Win Against New Trier

BG/H/W Scores a 4-2 Win Against New Trier

Lexi Wachal
March 13, 2015
Filed under Online only, Showcase, Sports

The crowd gathered in West Meadows Ice Rink on ‍Sunday ‍Feb. 22, and anticipated an intense game between the BG/H/W Stampede and New Trier Blue. Family and friends cheered and roared as the boys skated on and began warmups, and in five short minutes the game had started. "We knew from the first game...

Students compete in AHYBA

Students compete in AHYBA

Mark Milligan
March 13, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Arlington Heights Youth Basketball Association (AHYBA) , a league centered around fun, relaxed basketball. It is designed for students who still love basketball but don't want the serious commitments of a high school team. "We usually had 1 practice a week and 2 games over the weekend," senior Martin...

Chicago Bears new head football coach

Mark Milligan
January 19, 2015
Filed under Sports, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Chicago has hired John Fox as confirmed on Friday, January 16th. Fox's last four season were as head coach of the Denver Broncos, where he led them to four straight AFC West titles and even a Super Bowl appearance in 2013. After the firing of Marc Trestman, this hire is exactly what the Bears needed....

Boys Cross Country runs over season

Boys Cross Country runs over season

Eric Czarnota
November 14, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last year's cross country season ended in regret and dissapointment for the boys.  However, they took that disappointment and turned into motivation for this season.  "After track [season ended], we came into a room and wrote down some goals on a whiteboard.  They were to win conference, regionals...

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