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Cross country runs to state

Cross country runs to state

November 9, 2013


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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


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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


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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...

Crucial kicker legs up for football

October 18, 2013


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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  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


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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...

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