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Hershey Winter Sports Season has mixed results

Hershey Winter Sports Season has mixed results

Sam Allery and Evan Spinney

March 26, 2019


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Boys Basketball: record 9-13 Coming off a fifth place finish in Districts for the 2017-18 season, the boys basketball team didn’t perform as well as they had hoped. While the beginning of the season was promising for the Trojans (the team was at .500 entering mid-January), they went on to lo...

Bryce Harper signs with record $330 million, 13-year contract with Phillies

Bryce Harper signs with record $330 million, 13-year contract with Phillies

Sam Allery, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019


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Outfielder Bryce Harper signed a 13-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies worth $330  million on Thursday, February 28, 2019. Harper’s signing came a week after spring training had already started for his new team. The contract is the largest in American sports history, surpassing Ma...

HHS Announces December Student Athletes of the Month

HHS Announces December Student Athletes of the Month

Claire Sheppard, Reporter

January 28, 2019


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Senior basketball players Katherine Sinz and Griffin Jackson have been named Hershey High School’s (HHS) Student Athletes of the Month for December. Sinz, point guard on the varsity basketball team, is also is involved in tennis, ice hockey, and softball. Sinz has been playing basketball since she w...

Hershey Wrestling Defeats Redland In A Controversial Match

Hershey Wrestling Defeats Redland In A Controversial Match

Clare Canavan and Olivia Bratton

January 17, 2019


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The Hershey Trojans wrestling team defeated the Redland Patriots 35-34 by Criteria A on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Normally the losing team is decided by the time both teams shake hands, but in a turn of events, for the Trojans that was not the case. With one weight class left in the match the...

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 ...

11 O’Clock Volleyball Videos

11 O’Clock Volleyball Videos

December 20, 2018


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9 O’Clock Volleyball Pictures

9 O’Clock Volleyball Pictures

December 20, 2018


Filed under Hershey

These are photos taken by the Broadcaster Staff during the 9 O'Clock hour of the 2018 HHS Holiday Charity Volley Ball Tournament.

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...

Editorial: College Athletes Should Be Paid

Editorial: College Athletes Should Be Paid

Carina Sarracino, Reporter

May 22, 2018


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College athletics is one of the biggest-money businesses generating 11 billion dollars in annual revenue, yet the athletes responsible for it all go unpaid.  This needs to change. There are 27 universities that make at least $100 million annually from their athletic department, according to Business I...

Editorial: Playing Multiple Sports is Better than Playing One

Elaina Joyner, Reporter

May 11, 2018


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Meet Kate Smith. She is very athletic and wants to pursue sports in college. Not only does Kate enjoy sports, but she thinks she can earn a scholarship for a college of her dreams. Is Kate going to be more successful if she plays one sport or plays multiple sports? Science shows that playing multiple sports w...

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...

How to Stay Healthy During Spring Sports

How to Stay Healthy During Spring Sports

Katie Jones, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Spring sports are all fun and games, until someone gets sick or injured. Following a few simple guidelines is far more worth the slight discomfort and change than sitting out. This includes a healthy diet, proper warm-up and cool-down, and enough sleep. Just because spring sports have started, does not me...

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