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HHS Girls Basketball Defeated By Susquehanna

HHS Girls Basketball Defeated By Susquehanna

Kate Clark, Reporter

January 10, 2019


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The Hershey High School (HHS) Girls Varsity Basketball team was defeated by the Susquehanna Indians with a final score of 43-49 on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. With just a two point difference between the teams headed into the final quarter, the Indians scored 18 points to pull away. Junior captain ...

Hershey Boys Basketball defeat Mechanicsburg

Hershey Boys Basketball defeat Mechanicsburg

Kate Clark, Reporter

December 14, 2018


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Hershey High School Trojans defeated the Mechanicsburg Wildcats with a final score of 54-41 on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. The Trojans established an early 18-8 lead by the end of the first quarter. Despite a late fourth quarter charge by the Wildcats a timely three pointer by senior Griffin Jackso...

Hershey Trojans Finish Last in Tip-Off Tournament

Hershey Trojans Finish Last in Tip-Off Tournament

Sam Allery and Evan Spinney

December 11, 2018


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Hershey boys basketball lost to both Cumberland Valley and William Allen 71-50 and 58-53, respectively, on December 7-8, 2018. With 18.4 seconds left in the second game, William Allen freshman Nate Ellis nailed a free throw to make the score 57-53, sealing Hershey’s fate of last place in the ...

Then and Now with Drew Colman

Then and Now with Drew Colman

Elaina Joyner, Reporter

October 25, 2018


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Drew Colman, freshman, has been playing basketball since the young age of four. Colman remembers his favorite game was when he scored all 20 points of his team’s points. The photo to the left was taken after a winning game at Cumberland Valley High school when Colman was eight. Colman was pl...

Celtics Defeat Sixers in Game Five of NBA Playoffs

Celtics Defeat Sixers in Game Five of NBA Playoffs

Carina Sarracino, Reporter

May 18, 2018


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After losing to the 76ers in Game 4 on Monday May 5, the Celtics redeemed themselves with a 114-112 win on Thursday, May 10. The first half of the game was even yet intense, with lots of back-to-back scoring, ending with a halftime score of 56-61 and Boston leading. By the end of third quarter, th...

From 8 to 68: How March Madness has Changed

Carina Sarracino, Reporter

April 20, 2018


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The NCAA Division One Men’s Basketball Tournament is one of America’s most-watched sporting events, but it has taken years to become such a sensation. The March Madness tournament generates $10 billion wagered in bets, 70 million brackets made, and hundreds of thousands of attendees. Simply qualifyi...

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...

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...

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...

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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