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Boys Varsity Lacrosse Defeats Hempfield

Katherine Clark, Reporter

April 10, 2018


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Hershey High School (HHS) Boys Varsity Lacrosse defeats Hempfield in a close game with a final score of 15-14 on Friday, April 6, 2018. Scoring more than half of the team’s points with 8 goals, junior Mark Sickler helped lead Hershey to victory in their battle against Hempfield in their 4th victory this season. Other goals mad...

Recap: Crazy 2018 March Madness Tournament Finishes with Epic Finale

Recap: Crazy 2018 March Madness Tournament Finishes with Epic Finale

Evan Spinney, Reporter

April 9, 2018


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It’s the year of unexpected wins in college basketball. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) holds a single elimination tournament for division one colleges known as March Madness every year. It starts with a round of 64 teams, then a round of 32, that becomes the sweet 16, elite 8, f...

DTSD Athletic Department announces February Athlete of the Month

DTSD Athletic Department announces February Athlete of the Month

Katherine Clark, Copy Editor

March 27, 2018


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Hershey High School (HHS) announces their February Athletes of the Month, Sally Tafuto and Nyiem Flucas. Flucas is a junior at HHS and was nominated Male Athlete of the Month for wrestling by his coaches and DTSD Athletic Director, Scott Govern. As Flucas wraps up his junior year placing 4th in the...

Lebron James’s Free Agency Decision could Alter NBA Landscape

Joel Neuschwander, Science and Technology Editor

March 27, 2018


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This summer, “King James” will hit the open market. Lebron James, considered by some to be the greatest basketball player of all time, will be a free agent on July 1st. A handful of teams have expressed interest in landing the 14-time all-star, but James himself has not given any hints as t...

Editorial: Retiring Bonds’ Number is a Bad Decision

Editorial: Retiring Bonds’ Number is a Bad Decision

Sam Allery, Sports Section Editor

March 19, 2018


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Cheating is going unpunished. Barry Bonds defined the steroid era. As one of the premier players in the 90s and early 2000s, Bonds became an icon for all baseball fans and players. Little did they know that Bonds was involved in PED (Performance Enhancing Drug) usage deals with BALCO (Bay Area Labo...

Norway Tops Medal Count at 2018 Olympics

Norway Tops Medal Count at 2018 Olympics

Evan Spinney, Reporter

March 14, 2018


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Norway’s Pyeongchang olympic heroes made history and were the overall top medal winners. Home to just over five-million people, Norway is not a global power. But with 39 total medals, this small country set a new national record. They’ve always been winning-Norway’s been in the top six in total medals in every winter oly...

DTSD Athletic Department announces January Athletes of the Month

DTSD Athletic Department announces January Athletes of the Month

Katherine Clark, Copy Editor

February 27, 2018


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Hershey High School (HHS) has announced their January student-athletes of the month, Maggie Miller and Sean Coller. Miller is a senior at HHS and was nominated by her coaches for her performance and contributions to the Girls Varsity Basketball team. Bringing her basketball career to an end a...

Hershey boys basketball defeats Mechanicsburg

Hershey boys basketball defeats Mechanicsburg

Sam Allery and Evan Spinney

February 26, 2018


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Hershey boys basketball beat Mechanicsburg 56-27 on Friday, January 19th 2018. To begin the game, Hershey senior Nick Hines won the tip-off. Although Hershey couldn’t capitalize with a basket, senior Jake Wilson did draw a foul and his free-throw was the first point of the game. Soon later, ...

Cleveland Cavaliers Keep LeBron but Trade Six

Cleveland Cavaliers Keep LeBron but Trade Six

Evan Spinney, Reporter

February 26, 2018


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What will the king do with his new teammates? LeBron James, a professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers, has been around in the National Basketball Association (NBA) longer than most current players. He started with the Cavs, but after seven seasons in Cleveland, he went to the Mi...

Underdog Eagles Take the Super Bowl LII Title Against Patriots

Underdog Eagles Take the Super Bowl LII Title Against Patriots

Carina Sarracino, Reporter

February 22, 2018


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Philadelphia Eagles took an unexpected 41-33 win against the Patriots during their first Super Bowl win on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis. The Eagles led the game at the start with a strong first half full of touchdowns by Alshon Jeffery, LeGarrette Blount, and Nick Foles. Foles received the last to...

Hershey High School Swim Team takes Victory over Wilson

Hershey High School Swim Team takes Victory over Wilson

Brooke Daniels, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


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Hershey’s swimming and diving team defeated Wilson 106-86 on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. Although the boys lost to Wilson due to their massive numbers, the boys still had impressive wins in the early events. The 100 IM, 200 IM, and 100/200 yard freestyle proved fruitful for the boys and girls. ...

Editorial: Why the Ball family did not live up to their hype

Evan Spinney, Reporter

February 8, 2018


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The sons are starting to look like their father in game. The Ball family is made up of three brothers, Lonzo, LiAngelo, and LaMelo - all of which are known for their basketball “talent.” LaVar Ball, the three boys’ father, coached all three from a young age and raised them to be basketball p...

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