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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...

Paper adds new all stars to lineup

May 4, 2012


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Team Corre is changing up the lineup on the sports page. Rookie Tim Griffin will be joining sophomore Scott Bakal and all star players David Milligan and Anthony Bellafiore to make up the dynamic trio on the roster. All the players are excited to bring up the page average. “I hope the staff as just a...

Despite superstar injury, Bulls still worth watching

May 3, 2012


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Derrick Rose is by far one of the most exciting basketball players to watch in the NBA. He's quick, exhilarating, and passionate. On April 27, in Game 1 of the first round of the NBA playoffs, Derrick Rose suffered a torn ACL in his left knee after his knee buckled while he was driving the lane. Many of the "casual" fans have already counted out the Bulls, believing that just bec...

Injuries slow athletes abilities

February 16, 2012


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Injuries cause student athletes to take time off from a sometimes crucial part of the season. Athletes find a second home in the training room during their season due to an injury. Athletes are in the training room during all hours of the day. During first through eighth, the trainers are in the training...

Girls fall just short in season's end

February 16, 2012


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The girls basketball team looked to prolong their season Wednesday night during the first round of playoffs versus Zion-Benton. After a hard fought game, the girls fell just short, losing 49-45. The game was high energy and fast paced, but Zion-Benton pulled ahead in the last five minutes. Although it was disappoint...

Practice is essential to athletes, regardless of time

February 16, 2012


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The saying for any type of competition is practice makes perfect. Because of this, all teams make it a habit to practice, especially for sports. Practices become second nature and part of an athlete's daily routine. However routine they are, the time a team practices can actually have a significant effect...

Cheer places 23 at state, makes Hersey history

Cheer places 23 at state, makes Hersey history

February 5, 2012


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The cheer team competed at the State meet at the U.S. Cellular Coliseum on Feb. 2. This was the first time in the team's history that they qualified to make the trip. They finished in fifth place at the Rolling Meadows Sectional which was just enough to send them to Bloomington. They were sent off...

Seniors reflect on volleyball season wrap-up

December 8, 2011


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The volleyball team had a great season ending it with being named regional champions, but that didn't live up to their holy grail goal of going down to state. "It has always been a dream of all of ours, and we knew we could do it," senior Kelsey Haas said. Surprisingly, the girls didn't dominate in the conferen...

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