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Crucial kicker legs up for football

October 18, 2013
Filed under Sports

There's only one job a kicker has in football, to send the brown pigskin sailing in between two yellow uprights, no matter the situation. This job was acquired by Junior William Trossen. "I kicked for the sophomore football team, mainly because I used to play soccer when I was younger. I think Coach...

Jurassic Juniors prevail in powderpuff

October 2, 2013
Filed under News, Sports

The powderpuff game was another thriller for the record books. Following relatively easy wins for both the Señors and the Jurassic Juniors, the two faced off for this year's championship. Fans packed the bleachers, that is if you think seven students and four parents can "pack" the stands. Regardless,...

Orchesis dances into district-wide performance

Orchesis dances into district-wide performance

September 27, 2013
Filed under Features, Sports

Orchesis performed at Prospect High School Sept. 26 along with Wheeling, Prospect, Rolling Meadows, Buffalo Grove and Elk Grove. Each school performed their own dance in Prospect's gym with a supportive audience. Hersey Orchesis's mystical and original dance was choreographed by a guest choreographer...

Boys volleyball sets up for promising playoff

Boys volleyball sets up for promising playoff

June 3, 2013
Filed under Action Photos, Live-Feature, Online only, Sports

The boys volleyball team had a regional match against reigning state champions Glenbrook North hosted at Hersey on May 22. They pulled out a tremendous victory in three games, 25-23, 18-25, and 25-23. The first game was well matched and neither team really managed to dominate the game. But, in the second game, the Huskies looke...

Girls soccer ends season after many high points

June 3, 2013
Filed under Online only, Sports

The girls' soccer season ended May 23 with a 3-0 loss to Buffalo Grove at Mundelein High School. The girls failed to get to score and were shut out by the Bison. The offense had some chances to score late including a penalty kick by Lauren Gierman that hit the cross bar from nearly 30 yards out. Morgan...

Soccer triumphs in overtime, wins regional

May 18, 2013
Filed under Sports

  Girls soccer beat Stevenson on Friday in the regional championship. The girls were unable to score until the first half of overtime. "I thought we were very aggressive throughout he entire game and we won a lot of balls out of the air," junior Lauren Gierman said. As for overtime, Gierman launched...

Bowling approaches end of season competition

January 17, 2013
Filed under Online only, Sports

Balls rolled down the lane and pins knock over as the bowling team competed in the Fenton Bowling Invite this past Saturday. It was one of their last tournaments before the beginning of their conference playoffs. The top scorers of the tournament included junior Marie Spychala, with an average of 158.2...

Ultimate Frisbee Club Sails to Success

January 16, 2013
Filed under Sports

If the fervor of Orange Crush and the masses of students who show up to root on the Huskies are any indication, sports are a popular part of our school as a source of pride and competition. Traditionally, the football and basketball teams have dominated student interest and attendance. Recently, the...

Georgia peach bounces into the Orange Crush family

January 15, 2013
Filed under Online only, Sports

The Huskie family has added a cub into the pack. Junior Ajibola Oke-Diran is a new addition to Hersey, traveling all the way from Georgia. “The transition has been different and it definitely takes time to get used to everything,” junior Ajibola Oke-Diran said. Georgia being a humid, southern land...

ESPN Films: 30 for 30 series is a must-watch

ESPN Films: 30 for 30 series is a must-watch

December 17, 2012
Filed under Entertainment, Sports

   Ever since 2009, ESPN has been showing a series of documentaries called "30 for 30." Huge sports fanatics will love this series. The short one-hour films are about anything sports related, from inspirational comeback stories to deaths of famous athletes. These films are very addicting, and most of them are about deep ...

Sports marketing class converses with Cubs broadcaster

December 3, 2012
Filed under Features, Online only, Sports

The voice of the Chicago Cubs, Len Kasper, stopped by business education teacher Dan Vesper's Sports and Entertaining Marketing class to give students an idea of the business world. The Cubs broadcaster of 8 years shared his road to the show and told the class about the hardships he faced early in his...

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