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Ta-Ta-Ta Taday Juniorz take Powder Puff title

October 12, 2012
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The tradition of the Powder Puff tournament, with this year's event being the 38th competition, has proven to be a festive component of homecoming week. The yearly ritual was originally a flag football game, but later changed to soccer. "It's a good bonding experience with my friends," Sketchy Senior...

Homecoming crashers crush rival

September 29, 2012
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Every team wants to beat there rival and crash their homecoming. This year, the football team crashed our rivals homecoming with a win. This year we demolished BG by a score of 44 to 0. The soccer team also had a big win that could lead to higher implications. "Beating BG gives us a much better chance...

Girls varsity golf conquers at conference

September 28, 2012
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The girls varsity golf team ended their season on 18 Sep. at Rob Roy Golf Course against Rolling Meadows. Hersey won 172-199 and ended the season feeling strong. "Everyone played really well," said sophomore Ashely Johnstone. The team's conference was on 24 Sep. from 1 p.m.-6p.m. for players in Varsity...

September 27, 2012
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The soccer team's goal this evening was to defeat the Fremd Vikings. Following Tuesday's win over Rolling Meadows, the Huskies had hoped to keep their momentum going into tonight's game. Possession in the first half was primarily controlled by the Vikings, but they were unable to sneak a shot into Hersey's n...

Students athlete amazes world in London

September 11, 2012
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Student athletic stars around the nation dream of entering the professional world of sports. Young athletes crave the lifestyle of the rich and famous, while seeing their face on a Nike commercial or having their own line of Adidas shoes. However, four time olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin, has...

Chelsea wins Champions League Final

June 6, 2012
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After a miraculous win over Barceona that no one thought was possible, Chelsea FC advanced to the final in the Champions League. In the game against Barcelona, Chelsea had the ball for 12% of the game, while Barcelona crushed that stat with 82% possession. "After win over Barcelona, I had a ton of confiden...

Athletes crushed by lack of fans

June 2, 2012
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Every fall, nearly the entire student body gets together with friends and joins Orange Crush to cheer for the football team. However, athletes participating in sports other than football can't help but feel unappreciated by the lack of fans. Senior Maddie Pellikan plays varsity golf, which doesn't get...

Baseball wraps up season at conference championship

June 1, 2012
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The Conference winning baseball team was confident and excited going into the 2012 playoffs. Despite the impressive resume the team was upset in the first round of the playoffs by Palatine. The team was excited and prepared for the playoffs but didn't perform to there best ability when the pressure...

Badminton smashes to state

Badminton smashes to state

May 24, 2012
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Junior Steffi Antony and senior Lexi Cole took on students from all over the state in the badminton doubles tournament, while senior Jen Hall will be taking on the singles competition. The girls trekked to Eastern Illinois in Charleston last Saturday and Sunday for the  tournament. Antony and Cole placed fourth at sectionals and fourth at conference. Hall finished in four...

Haas leads Huskies past Vikings

May 22, 2012
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The Bob Huber led Baseball team can now call themselves conference champs. The team beat the Fremd Vikings 3-1 in the championship behind their starting pitcher, senior Trevor Haas, on May, 18. Haas was dominant all game making only one mistake on a homerun ball, a solo shot. That home run would be...

Senior stars playing at the next level

May 22, 2012
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Usually only a handful of student athletes in high school move on to play at the next level. When students hear the news of a classmate playing a college sport, "talent" often pops into their mind. They may assume that the future college athlete was just born with more skills than most athletes. These...

Varsity girls soccer clinch MSL east

May 7, 2012
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Hersey girls varsity soccer clinches MSL East title after a thrilling victory against dreaded rival Buffalo Grove. Senior Night brought a "W" to the Huskies record, but not without some difficulties. Late in the second-half, sophomore keeper Morgan Harris let the ball slip by during an otherwise flawless...

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