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Self defense class empowers young women at HHS on Community Day

Self defense class empowers young women at HHS on Community Day

April 29, 2016


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By Cara McErlean It’s all about security. In their “Ladies, Can You Defend Yourself?” self defense class, part of Hershey High School’s first Community Day, taekwondo black belts, Susan VanBlargan and Dean Pham, instructed students in what to do in the case of a violent attack. VanBlargan, ...

HHS AD Govern Gets Realistic About Collegiate Athletics

HHS AD Govern Gets Realistic About Collegiate Athletics

April 29, 2016


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By: Shyanne Gaston In a room filled with young high school students aspiring to be collegiate athletes, Scott Govern gave insight past the glamour of playing sports in college. On April 29, 2016, Hershey High School held its first Community Day. Students in all grades were able to participate in sessions of ...

Kicking the Way Through the Day

Kicking the Way Through the Day

April 29, 2016


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By: Madison Held Don’t be afraid to get up and get moving. HHS teacher Amy Wolfe isn’t afraid to. Wolfe got students up and moving by teaching a Turbo Kick and Core session at the first Hershey High school Community Day on Friday, April 29th, 2016. With years of experience as teach...

Kobe Bryant Finishes Historic NBA Career

Kobe Bryant Finishes Historic NBA Career

April 22, 2016


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By: Anthony Barrett One of basketball’s greats has finally called it quits. Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, 37, announced in mid-November that he would retire from the NBA at the end of the 2015-2016 season.  Bryant went out in style scoring 60 points leading his team to victory in his final game. Bryant attended Pennsylvania...

NBA Playoffs Begin Two Month Journey to Basketball Glory

NBA Playoffs Begin Two Month Journey to Basketball Glory

April 22, 2016


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By: Joel Neuschwander From April 16th to mid-June, 16 teams will battle it out on the court for basketball supremacy and the chance to be called NBA (National Basketball Association) champions. The NBA will crown a new victor as the field of 16 will be whittled down to 8, 4, and 2. The remaining ...

HHS Powerlifter David Still Becomes Two Time National Champ

HHS Powerlifter David Still Becomes Two Time National Champ

April 22, 2016


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By: Madi Held He did it again. For the second year in a row, sophomore David Still won first place in his weight class becoming a back to back National Powerlifting Champion. Four Hershey High school students traveled to Orlando, Florida to represent Hershey in the USAPL High School National Powe...

Villanova Wildcats Win Mens NCAA Basketball Championship

Villanova Wildcats Win Mens NCAA Basketball Championship

April 21, 2016


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By: Brandon Hill Madness was in the air. The Villanova Wildcats edged the North Carolina Tar Heels for the NCAA Division I men's basketball title on April 4, 2016. With 4.7 seconds left, junior Kris Jenkins, shot a three-pointer which secured their spot as the winning team. This year's Ma...

For Caroline Cotton Hard Work Makes Winning Look Easy

For Caroline Cotton Hard Work Makes Winning Look Easy

April 16, 2016


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By: Lydia Gould For Caroline Cotton, winning is definitely not easy. Cotton is currently a senior at HHS, and has been participating in track for six years. Cotton’s events include the long jump, triple jump, and the high jump, which is her favorite. “I really enjoy high jump because I am mo...

Brothers Face Off in NCAA Mens Basketball Championship Game

Brothers Face Off in NCAA Mens Basketball Championship Game

April 16, 2016


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By: Anthony Barrett The last time Villanova played North Carolina in the Final Four, Nate Britt Jr. and Kris Jenkins, were in high school. This year, the brothers were on opposing teams, Kris Jenkins playing for Villanova and Nate Britt Jr. playing for North Carolina. Jenkins and Britt Jr. are not brothers by bloo...

New Athletic Director Joins Hershey High School

New Athletic Director Joins Hershey High School

April 7, 2016


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By: Shyanne Gaston From a professional football player to a collegiate coach, Hershey High School welcomes their new athletic director. Scott Govern joined Derry Township School District in December 2015. He’s a highly qualified athletic director with a long career on and off the field. ...

March Madness Begins Basketball Frenzy

March Madness Begins Basketball Frenzy

March 22, 2016


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By Joel Neuschwander The 78th NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament is underway since March 15th, with the first four matchups being held in Dayton, Ohio. 68 teams will battle it out for a chance to claim the National Championship. The teams are separated into four geographical regions, with...

Holy Cross’ Unlikely Path to March Madness

Holy Cross’ Unlikely Path to March Madness

March 22, 2016


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By: Eric Wood The chances to make the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball tournament with a 14-19 record are almost impossible, so how did the Holy Cross Crusaders make it? They made it by winning the Patriot League tournament and winning a play-in game. The Holy Cross Crusaders were 5-13 i...

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