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Editorial: Why athletes shouldn’t “stick to sports”

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

May 30, 2018

In the last several years, a growing number of professional athletes have decided not to “stick to sports”, but rather support what they believe is right. The phrase “stick to sports” has become a common rebuke to nearly any figure in the world of sports, used when they express a political o...

HHS girls lacrosse captains lead by example

Junior Elizabeth Newman poses for a quick picture to show off  her stylish sweater for this season. Newman shows off her comfy white sweater with a pair of jeans and hoop earrings. (Broadcaster/Elaina Joyner)

Natalie Holsinger, Reporter

May 8, 2018

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...

DTSD Athletic Director Govern loves sports, Hershey

Scott Govern, Athletic Director at Derry Township School District pictured sitting in his office. Govern who says he is happy with his current job and plans to retire from Hershey. (Broadcaster/Akif Undar)
Scott Govern, Athletic Director at Derry Township School District pictured sitting in his office. Govern who says he is happy with his current job and plans to retire from Hershey. (Broadcaster/Akif Undar)

Akif Undar, Reporter

May 8, 2018

He might be the biggest cheerleader of athletics at Hershey High School. Scott Govern is the Athletic Director at Hershey High School. Govern, who is married and has three children, began his tenure at Derry Township School District in December, 2015. Before he came to Hershey was the Athleti...

Hershey High School Swim Team takes Victory over Wilson

Wilson and Hershey swimmers and divers gather around the edge of the pool to cheer on their teammates in the close races. The Hershey swim team was able to pull out a 106-86 victory over Wilson. (Broadcaster/Brooke Daniels)

Brooke Daniels, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018

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. ...

Mental Preparation Affects Athletes’ Performance

Jake Hedrick prepares for his dive this past summer in Moultrie, Georgia for the Junior National Diving championships. Hedrick has been diving since eighth grade. (HHS Broadcaster/submitted via Jake Hedrick)

Mallory Drayer, Reporter

November 29, 2016

“Baseball is 90% mental and the other half is physical,” said late baseball hall of famer, Yogi Berra. Though his math may be a little off, Berra has the right idea. Everyone knows how important mental preparation is before competing in a sporting event. Before stepping on the basketball c...

How Motivation Drives Student Athletes

May 10, 2016

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...

HHS Powerlifter David Still Becomes Two Time National Champ

HHS Powerlifter David Still Becomes Two Time National Champ

April 22, 2016

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

Kris Jenkins, center,  of Villanova celebrates among a group of stunned North Carolina players following his buzzer-beating jump shot. The Villanova Wildcats beat the UNC Tar Heels 77-74 on Monday April 4, 2016. (AP/David J. Phillip)

April 21, 2016

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

Cotton competes in the high jump during the 2015-2016 indoor track season. She eventually went on to win tenth place in the high jump for the season. 
Picture submitted by: Caroline Cotton

April 16, 2016

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...

New Athletic Director Joins Hershey High School

Hershey’s new Athletic Director Scott Govern sits at his desk readily for work. 		           Govern’s outstanding resume, containing playing professional football for a year  
           makes him a great addition to the Hershey family (Broadcaster/Shyanne Gaston).

April 7, 2016

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. ...

Achieving Goals Through Power Train

Performance Coach, Dustin Arnold, trains Hershey High School senior, Karl Vanblargan, on Friday, February 19th, 2016, during one of his weekly sessions at Power Train.

March 7, 2016

By: Madison Held Power Train has been spreading quickly not only in Hershey High School but throughout Dauphin County as well. At Power Train, sports performance training is individual training in a group setting. Performance “coaches” or trainers evaluate clients on their strengths and weaknes...

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