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Editorial: Problems with sports gambling could arise with Supreme Court ruling

Editorial: Problems with sports gambling could arise with Supreme Court ruling

Evan Spinney, Reporter

May 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

Get ready, addicts, casinos are partnering with America’s favorite pastimes. On Monday, May 14, the Supreme Court struck down a federal law that prohibits sports betting. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992, the law that banned state-authorized betting, was ruled uncon...

Robinson Cano suspended for steroid use

Robinson Cano suspended for steroid use

Sam Allery, Section Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

Another day, another suspension. On Tuesday, May 15th, Robinson Cano, second baseman for the Seattle Mariners, was suspended 80 games for violating the Major League Baseball (MLB) policy on performance enhancing drugs. Cano accepted the suspension rather than appealing it, meaning his suspensi...

HHS Track honors seniors on Senior Night

HHS Track honors seniors on Senior Night

Leah Koppenhaver, Reporter

May 23, 2018


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On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, Hershey Track and Field held their final home meet of the season and Senior Night against Cedar Cliff High School. The Trojans honored 30 senior athletes as they wrapped up their high school careers.

Celtics Defeat Sixers in Game Five of NBA Playoffs

Celtics Defeat Sixers in Game Five of NBA Playoffs

Carina Sarracino, Reporter

May 18, 2018


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After losing to the 76ers in Game 4 on Monday May 5, the Celtics redeemed themselves with a 114-112 win on Thursday, May 10. The first half of the game was even yet intense, with lots of back-to-back scoring, ending with a halftime score of 56-61 and Boston leading. By the end of third quarter, th...

HHS Boys Lacrosse falls to Palmyra

HHS Boys Lacrosse falls to Palmyra

Clare Canavan and Katherine Clark

May 14, 2018


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Hershey High School (HHS) Boys Lacrosse fell to Palmyra in a close game with a final score of 7-8 on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Starting the game, HHS junior Mark Sickler scored a goal. Taking the lead from the Trojans, Palmyra players, Kyle Wasilewski and Grant Hauss, bounced back and scored two g...

HHS sophomore commits to play Division I Field Hockey

HHS sophomore commits to play Division I Field Hockey

Katherine Clark and Carina Sarracino

May 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Hershey High School (HHS) sophomore, Shea Tatara, made her final decision to commit to Duke University to play Division I field hockey on Monday, April 23, 2018. With a handful of HHS athletes that commit to the college of their dreams in order to pursue their athletic career, high schools rarel...

HHS girls lacrosse captains lead by example

HHS girls lacrosse captains lead by example

Natalie Holsinger, Reporter

May 8, 2018


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For the first time in 3 years, the girls lacrosse team has selected a junior captain. Elizabeth Newman, junior, joined Olivia McDonald, senior, in leading the Hershey High School girls lacrosse team. These captains are motivating and mentoring their teammates on and off the field. Through bon...

Coach Intrieri says Hershey softball team is coming together

Coach Intrieri says Hershey softball team is coming together

Abbey Rogers, Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

Practice makes perfect for the Hershey High School Softball team. As the season continues, the team will practice and come together to progress. The softball team at Hershey High School works hard to be the best athletes they can be. Head Coach, Jessica Intrieri, and players tell how the team pr...

Hershey Softball Shutout by Palmyra

Hershey Softball Shutout by Palmyra

Katherine Clark, Copy Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

Hershey High School (HHS) Softball was shutout by Palmyra with a final score of 6-0 on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Starting out, both teams played well while protecting the plate and making plays, ending the first inning with no runs for either team. Palmyra scored the first run in the top of the s...

From 8 to 68: How March Madness has Changed

Carina Sarracino, Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

The NCAA Division One Men’s Basketball Tournament is one of America’s most-watched sporting events, but it has taken years to become such a sensation. The March Madness tournament generates $10 billion wagered in bets, 70 million brackets made, and hundreds of thousands of attendees. Simply qualifyi...

Angels Rookie Ohtani Having Historic Start

Angels Rookie Ohtani Having Historic Start

Sam Allery, Sports Editor

April 20, 2018


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Too good to be true? Shohei Ohtani was one of the most talked about players in Major League Baseball’s offseason. His ability to both pitch and hit in the Nippon Professional Baseball League (Japan’s equivalent to Major League Baseball) made him one of the hottest items on the free agent market. ...

Harper Headed Towards $400 million year

Harper Headed Towards $400 million year

Sam Allery, Sports Section Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

Money is a true motivator. This is the thought that goes through Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper’s mind every time he picks up a bat. Harper is currently in the last year of his contract with the Nationals, meaning that at the end of the year, he’ll look for a new team. But Harper, ...

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