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Photo Essay: York Suburban Defeats Hershey on Senior Night

Hershey senior Donte Hibbert faces his opponent in the 160 pound match. Hibbert plans to attend Messiah University next year. (Broadcaster/ Leah Koppenhaver)

Leah Koppenhaver and Clare Canavan

February 12, 2020

The Hershey Trojans wrestling team was defeated by the York Suburban Trojans 16-55 on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.  Before the match started, Hershey Wrestling honored their seniors: Devan Lamb, Omar Abdo, Mark Lavelle, Donte Hibbert, and Tanner Updegraff.  The boys were escorted by their lo...

HHS Senior Wrestler Tanner Updegraff Finds Success Post-Transfer to Hershey

Senior Tanner Updegraff smiling before his first wrestling practice of his senior season. Updegraff has been selected as captain of the team for the second year in a row. (Broadcaster/Caroline Glus)

Caroline Glus, Reporter

December 5, 2019

When a senior from Hershey High School is faced with a new school, team, and friends, he manages to turn something difficult into a success story. Tanner Updegraff, senior wrestler at Hershey High School, transferred his junior year from Bishop McDevitt. Along with dealing with all new lifestyle c...

HHS Names Flucas and Tarkenton as March Student Athletes

Nyiem Flucas’s mother, Danielle Phillips, congratulates him following his match in sectional finals. Flucas won first place. (Submitted by Nyiem Flucas)

Claire Sheppard, Reporter

April 2, 2019

HHS announced seniors Nyiem Flucas and Makayla Tarkenton as the Student Athletes of the Month for March. Flucas, a wrestler, and Tarkenton, a swimmer, both recently competed in the state championships this winter. Flucas, the male Athlete of the Month, has been wrestling since he was ten years o...

Hershey Winter Sports Season has mixed results

Hershey senior Griffin Jackson makes a jump shot in the consolation game of the Hershey Tip-Off Tournament. Hershey would finish last in the tournament. (Broadcaster/Sam Allery)

Sam Allery and Evan Spinney

March 26, 2019

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...

Hershey Senior Nyiem Flucas sets all-time win record

Nyiem Flucas celebrates after his 100th career win Saturday, February 16. Flucas ended his high school career with a 106-38 record. (Submitted/Nyiem Flucas)

Leah Koppenhaver, Reporter

March 22, 2019

Hershey Wrestler Nyiem Flucas won his 100th career match on Saturday, February 16. As well as winning his 100th match, Flucas broke the record for most career wins in the history of Hershey’s wrestling program. Flucas’s 100th win came during the semi-final match at sectionals where he pin...

Head Coach Dee Evans Leads Hershey Wrestling to Success in First Season

New Hershey Wrestling coach Dee Evans yells out helpful tips for his wrestler during a match against Red Land on January 10th 2019. The Trojans squeaked out a victory during this very close match by a score of 35-34.

Joshua Gearhart, Reporter

March 20, 2019

It's not often a new coach at Hershey High School has a reputation that precedes them. Coach Dee Evans is unique. Coach Dee Evans is the new man on the job, and he said, “It feels good to be the new coach here at Hershey, and I believe that we are making a lot of progress.” Before Coach Eva...

Despite Loss at Lower Dauphin HHS Boys Wrestling Qualifies for Districts

HHS junior Devan Lamb attempts to pin his opponent to the ground in the 145 weight class match. While Lamb won his match, the Trojans were defeated by the Falcons 28-36. (Broadcaster/Kate Clark)

Clare Canavan and Katherine Clark

January 28, 2019

The Hershey High School (HHS) Trojans wrestling team was defeated by the Lower Dauphin (LD) Falcons with a score of 28-36 on Thursday, January 24, 2019. Despite the loss, the Trojans will be heading to Districts at the fifteenth seed. The Trojans last went to Districts in 2012. The match sta...

Hershey Wrestling Defeats Redland In A Controversial Match

Donte Hibert won by 8-5 decision to give the Trojans a lead of 31-30 in the middle of the match. The Trojans record is now 9-1. (Broadcaster/Clare Canavan)

Clare Canavan and Olivia Bratton

January 17, 2019

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...

Hershey Trojans Wrestling defeat Mechanicsburg Wildcats

Clare Canavan and Claire Strucko

December 21, 2018

The Hershey Trojans wrestling team defeated the Mechanicsburg Wildcats 45-30 on Thursday, December 13, 2018. The match started off with junior Devan Lamb winning the 145 weight class by a score of 17-2. Following the first win for the Trojans, both senior Nyiem Flucas, and junior Tanner Updegraff won by forfeit. “It felt good to get the first te...

What a Year to be a Hershey Trojan Wrestler

Sophomore Joshua Chancey takes a ready stance during the Sectional Tournament on February 20,2016.  Chancey lost with a pin at 1 minute, 37 seconds. (Broadcaster/Williams)

June 6, 2016

By: Kaylee Williams The blue and orange mat was empty. The referee stepped to the center of the circle and motioned to each team. The Trojans lined up and started the slow clap. It was his time. Senior Josh Warren had not started in previous years, but this was his year. 2-3 to start his sen...

Hershey Wrestling falls hard to Red Land.

Joshua Chancey gets ready for the whistle to blow as the ref gives a
caution during the 106 lb match against Red Land’s Ryan Ressler.  Chancey
lost with a pin during the 1st period.

February 12, 2016

By: Kaylee Williams Hershey High Wrestling team fell hard to Red Land in a 47-18 loss Thursday, January 21, 2016. The Trojans won five matches, four by decisions. Sophomore Oliver Herndon (132 lb) won 9-8, Junior Aidan Donahue (195 lb) won 7-3, Junior Pat Ross (113 lb) won 6-3, and Senior Josh Warren (285 lb) wo...

Hershey Wrestling Earns Close Victory Against Susquehanna

Senior J’Michael Wedderburn smiles while getting his hand raised to unexpected
 forfeit in the 195lb weight class. Trojans beat Susquehanna 38-36.

February 12, 2016

By:Kaylee Williams Hershey High Wrestling defeated Susquehanna, 38-36, on Thursday, January 14, 2016. The night ended with a very close score coming from 7 wins out of the 11 HHS wrestlers.  Hershey gained 5 forfeits from Susquehanna in the 106 lb, 120lb, 182lb, 195lb, and the 285lb matche...

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