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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...

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...

Larry Nassar Sentenced to 175 years in Prison

Larry Nassar Sentenced to 175 years in Prison

Molly Glus, Lifestyle Section Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under World

These girls are working for their dream, and he abused them. Former United States Gymnastics and Michigan State team doctor, Larry Nassar, was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison after pleading guilty for sexual abuse on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. According to CNN, 156 girls shared statements in cou...

Cleveland Cavaliers Tie Franchise Record of 13 Straight Wins

Cleveland Cavaliers Tie Franchise Record of 13 Straight Wins

Carina Sarracino, Reporter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Cleveland Cavaliers tied their franchise record of 13 consecutive wins in their 101-95 game against the Sacramento Kings. The team had reached their 13-win record in 2009, 2010 and now 2017. However, they lost the chance of  finally breaking the record due to a loss on December 8th against th...

HHS Fall Sports Recap

HHS Fall Sports Recap

Katherine Clark and Carina Sarracino

December 5, 2017


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Hershey High School (HHS) has an estimated total of 1,200 students from grades 9 through 12. Out of 1,200, 349 of those students are athletes and participate in a fall sport. With a total of 68 combined wins for all fall sports at Hershey, HHS has taken the standards for high school athletics to a new ...

Dodgers and Yankees show off phenoms in 2017

Dodgers and Yankees show off phenoms in 2017

Sam Allery, Section Editor

November 30, 2017


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Easy victory for the young studs? The 2017 Rookie of the Year (ROY) awards will be announced soon, and this one could be no contest. The Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger and the Yankees’ Aaron Judge both displayed power rarely seen by rookies, and few rival them in any aspect. But it’s not over until ...

Hershey crumbles in big loss against Lower Dauphin

Hershey crumbles in big loss against Lower Dauphin

Kieran Hogan and Evan Spinney

November 13, 2017


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The Lower Dauphin (LD) Falcons beat the Hershey Trojans in a football game on November 3, taking the contest 48-6 at Hersheypark stadium. Hershey could not handle the Falcon’s offensive power, but the Trojans did not stop competing even with a 42 point deficit. The team knew it was improbable to make a 42 point comeback as the clock ran in the i...

What to expect from NCAA National Champs: North Carolina Tar Heels

What to expect from NCAA National Champs: North Carolina Tar Heels

Molly Glus, Lifestyle Section Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

With college basketball tip off less than two weeks away, the University of North Carolina (UNC) Tar Heels are hoping to have another successful year following their national championship victory. The Tar Heels have been in each of the last two NCAA national championships. With a devastating loss t...

Former MVP Belittles Reporter Due to Gender

Former MVP Belittles Reporter Due to Gender

Evan Spinney, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

What does NFL stand for today? Many recent imperfect activities have been exploited this season in the NFL. But there have also been breakthroughs, too. Beth Mowins, a play-by-play announcer and sports journalist for CBS and ESPN, became the first female to commentate on a televised football game in 30 years. However, the inclusion of women in the...

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