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Cubs triumph in trophy trifecta

Cubs triumph in trophy trifecta

Tommy Lumsden

December 1, 2015


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The Chicago Cubs had five rookies on their roster in the 2015 Postseason, and all of them performed at a very high level. Kris Bryant, the Cubs third baseman, had one of the most extraordinary years a rookie has ever had. Bryant received all thirty unanimous votes for National League Rookie of the Year. No...

And straight on to state

Joshua Irvine

November 20, 2015


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Amidst a series of increasingly short fall sports seasons, the girls' swim and dive team has broken the mold by sending two athletes to state this Saturday. Sophomores Madeline Bovino and Olivia Kusio will compete November 21 at the IHSA State Finals in diving and swimming, respectively. As top athletes...

All Grit(t): Three sport phenomena

All Grit(t): Three sport phenomena

Andrea Cannon

September 4, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Competing in high school athletics is something many young, aspiring athletes look forward to in the years leading up to their freshman year. For Junior Claire Gritt, sports have always been apart of her life. Since before first grade at her sister's basketball games, Gritt has had a basketball in he...

Cross country reaches new altitudes

Lauren Theisen

August 31, 2015


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During the summer, cross country does anything but sit back and relax while on "vacation". A select group of runners on the team was chosen to go to Flagstaff, Arizona to improve their abilities. The annual trip allows the team to experience different altitudes, paths, and more, while in a new environment. "Running...

Girls Golf vs. Maine West

Girls Golf vs. Maine West

August 28, 2015


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Spring sports in photos

June 4, 2015


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Bryce Harper chooses Dad over Derby

Mark Milligan

June 2, 2015


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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


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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


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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,...

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