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March Madness breaks records

March Madness breaks records

Mark Milligan and Collin Mallers
April 16, 2014
Filed under Sports

Madness- To kick off the NCAA tournament on Thursday, there were 4 overtime games. The day started with a bracket-busting blow. Four overtime games, a new NCAA record. So many fans hopeful of their possible perfect brackets did not have odds in their favor. The odds were 9.2 quintillion to one to get...

Haas leads basketball team to playoff victory

March 4, 2014
Filed under Action Photos, Sports, Uncategorized

The boys basketball team impressed in the first round of the playoffs, taking down wheeling 82 to 60. The team was lead by junior Payton Haas who scored 30 points, most of which came in the second half. "We were all just playing together as a team and my teammates were looking for me," Haas said....

Spectacular defense leads to rewritten record

Spectacular defense leads to rewritten record

Scott Bakal
February 17, 2014
Filed under Sports

The girls basketball team has had a great season thus far. The girls pride themselves on their defense and hustle. Junior Juliette Vainisi now owns a record that shows the girls' hard work and stress on the defensive end have paid off. Vainisi tied the Hersey steals leader after she recorded 10 steals...

Teens meeting fitness guidelines

Dominika Jasionek
February 17, 2014
Filed under Sports

The National Youth Fitness Survey (NNYFS) was conducted in 2012 to collect data on physical activity and fitness levels in order to provide an evaluation of the health and fitness of children in the U.S. The survey collected data on physical activity and fitness levels of our youth through interviews and ...

Plane crash victim’s perseverance leads to epic moment

January 12, 2014
Filed under Sports

2013 was an amazing year in sports. People will never forget some of the moments that occurred. The lights going out at the Super Bowl, Auburn's game winner against Alabama, and the Heat winning back to back NBA finals are just a few on a long list. These moments will go down in sport's history. Other...

Boys basketball takes care of business against rival

January 12, 2014
Filed under Sports

The boys basketball team looked dominant in parts of Friday's win against Buffalo Grove. While the final score was 50-43, the team never lost momentum. With Peyton Haas and senior Alex Mueller doing a lot of the scoring, the team was able to put up big leads. The halftime score was 27-17 and the boys...

Boys track trains through winter

Matt Stadnicki
December 22, 2013
Filed under Sports

Although the spring season might be months away, the boys track team has begun training for the upcoming season. Although winter might seem like a difficult season to train in, especially for a largely outdoor sport like track, the boys have found ways to combat the cold. The boys have taken advantage...

Girls basketball at Palatine

December 13, 2013
Filed under Action Photos, Pictures, Sports

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Senior splashes way to success at state diving meet

Michael Miller
November 26, 2013
Filed under Sports

The best high school swimmers and divers in Illinois gathered at New Trier High School last Friday and Saturday for the IHSA state finals. Among them was senior Hannah Bovino, who placed 14th in the diving category. "The whole competition was very intense, and the scores were always so close," Bovino...

Cross country runs to state

Cross country runs to state

November 9, 2013
Filed under Action Photos, Sports

The cross country team headed down to Peoria for the state cross country meet on Nov. 9. The team went down with high expectations and although they were hoping for a higher place, they finished 11 out of 26 teams. "It was upsetting that our team didn't trophy, but one race doesn't define our who...

Cross country grabs sectional title

Cross country grabs sectional title

November 5, 2013
Filed under Action Photos, Live-Feature, Sports

A conference championship, regional title, and now, sectional plaque. Following their first MSL conference title since 1972, ending their rival Palatine's ten MSL conference championship streak, the Huskies had convincing wins in both their sectional meet and regional meet. "The expectation at the...

Football knocked out in first round of playoffs

Football knocked out in first round of playoffs

November 2, 2013
Filed under Sports

Football fell on the losing side of the 28-6 decision against Fenwick on Nov. 1. The game was the first time that Hersey had seen any playoff action since 2004. Although, the game didn't go the way that the team had wished, they still had a large number of accomplishments throughout the season. This...

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