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COPA America Tournament Turns 100

COPA America Tournament Turns 100

June 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, World

By: Henry Isaacson The chance for the United States to become the number one soccer team in the Western Hemisphere only lies two hours away. This summer, the COPA America tournament will be played all across the United States while celebrating its 100th anniversary. Sixteen different teams f...

Zika fears threaten summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil

Zika fears threaten summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil

May 26, 2016


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By: Maddie O’Shea Outbreaks. Fear. Chaos. All these words define the threat that health officials to athletes feel about the upcoming Summer Olympics held in South America. Despite efforts of containment, the Zika virus continues to flourish throughout Brazil, and with Rio de Janeiro being...

HHS Sophomore Sammy Steele commits to Arizona State University for ice hockey

HHS Sophomore Sammy Steele commits to Arizona State University for ice hockey

May 26, 2016


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By: Bella D’Adderio For most, ice hockey is just a sport. But for sophomore Sammy Steele, it’s a lifestyle. Sammy Steele, a sophomore at HHS, recently committed to Arizona State University to not only get an education but to also be part of their division one hockey team, the Sun Devils. ...

Who is the HHS Superfan?

Who is the HHS Superfan?

May 17, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Sports

By: Kieran Holley Everyone knows him but not his name.   Shawn Sponaugle, of course. Sponaugle is known for his persona via Twitter as the “HHS Superfan.” The HHS Superfan is a face you’re likely to see while attending Hershey High sporting events. Sponaugle isn’t a Hershey student,...

The Broadcaster’s Spring Sports 2016 Media Day

The Broadcaster’s Spring Sports 2016 Media Day

May 12, 2016


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By: Kieran Holley The Broadcaster hosted the first ever spring sports Media Day where nearly 20 Hershey High spring sport All Star athletes participated. They were selected by their coaches for not only their playing ability, but also their leadership skills on and off the field, track, court, an...

HHS Girls soccer defeats Palmyra 3-1

HHS Girls soccer defeats Palmyra 3-1

May 12, 2016


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By: Shyanne Gaston The Hershey Trojans Girls Soccer Team beat rival the Palmyra Cougars 3-1 on Palmyra’s home field on Thursday night.   The victory keeps Hershey undefeated and number one in the Keystone division. Hershey got goals from Lauren Epler, Delaney Price, and Mara Bowman. The first goal...

How Motivation Drives Student Athletes

May 10, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Sports

By: Kieran Hogan, Journalism I student HERSHEY- Swish; the sound all basketball players love. But this swish was extra special. It was Nikki Fisher’s sixth three pointer, a new District Ⅲ record. This record, according to Fisher, would not have been possible without motivation from coaches. In a su...

Local NHL Teams Qualify for Playoffs

Local NHL Teams Qualify for Playoffs

May 10, 2016


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By: Kaitlin Christ Over 2,000 games played in total by NHL teams will lead up to one final game. Three local teams qualify for the 2015-2016 NHL Playoffs in hopes of winning the Stanley Cup. The performances from each team varied throughout the regular season. This could project the outcome of ...

Guest Speaker shows true passion

Guest Speaker shows true passion

May 6, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Sports

By: Henry Isaacson HHS individuals looked to their hearts as they were to be guided to happiness during Community Day. On Friday, April 29, 2016 Hershey High School held its first ever community day. During this day, students chose and participated in all sorts of activities presented by the h...

Hershey High School Offers Gym Time Fun On Community Day

Hershey High School Offers Gym Time Fun On Community Day

May 6, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Sports

By: Brandon Hill As students piled into the gym at 7:50 in the morning, they were anticipating the fun that was about to begin. Hershey High School held their first Community Day on April 29th, 2016. One session was held by HHS gym teachers Paul Blackburn, Nate Erdman, Brandon Bucherer, Tami Scol...

Federal Court Reinstates Brady’s DeflateGate Suspension

Federal Court Reinstates Brady’s DeflateGate Suspension

May 4, 2016


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By: Joel Neuschwander A saga which began over a year ago has taken its latest turn. On Monday, April 25, 2016, a federal appeals court ruled that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game suspension for “DeflateGate.” The incident happened in the 2015 AFC Championshi...

NBA’s Warriors Shoot Their Way Into History Books

NBA’s Warriors Shoot Their Way Into History Books

May 2, 2016


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By: Anthony Barrett The most historic season in NBA (National Basketball Association) history now belongs to the 2015-2016 Golden State Warriors. Until this year, the best regular season record was set by Michael Jordan and the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls. They finished the season 72-10 and were t...

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