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

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

May 30, 2018


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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

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...

DTSD Athletic Director Govern loves sports, Hershey

DTSD Athletic Director Govern loves sports, Hershey

Akif Undar, Reporter

May 8, 2018


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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

Hershey High School Swim Team takes Victory over Wilson

Brooke Daniels, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

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

Mental Preparation Affects Athletes’ Performance

Mallory Drayer, Reporter

November 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

“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


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...

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


Filed under Hershey, Sports

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

New Athletic Director Joins Hershey High School

April 7, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Sports

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

Achieving Goals Through Power Train

March 7, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Sports

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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