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Seniors Become 3x PowderPuff Champions

Seniors Become 3x PowderPuff Champions

Caitlyn Morgan, Editor, and Sydney Fessler, Staff

November 13, 2018

Last night, the juniors and seniors faced off in the annual PowderPuff game. While the seniors managed to win 22-20, the game was close, with the juniors fighting until the last second.   The seniors started out strong, scoring their first touchdown during the first five minutes, and going...

Bluebirds beat Bearcats in second round of playoffs

Kayla Wilson, Feature Editor

November 12, 2018

On Friday, the Highlands football team defeated Anderson County with a final score of 14 to 10. The game, hosted by Anderson, was the second round of the playoffs, making this win the first time the team has advanced past the second round of playoffs since 2015.    Kickoff was set for 7:30, and by 7:45, the o...

Soccer stars chain together for a successful season

Soccer stars chain together for a successful season

Sydney Fessler, Staff

November 12, 2018

As Montgomery county fell, Highlands rose. The varsity boys’ soccer team huddled together and talked confidently and positively, despite the fact that they were struggling to make a goal. Once the team went back on the field, it was time for a comeback. After pushing and pushing as a team, they dom...

Bowling Birds Strike Out Against Newport

Bowling Birds Strike Out Against Newport

Jenna Brady, Editor

November 9, 2018

Yesterday, November 8th, the boys’ and girls’ bowling team had their second match of the year. They bowled at Super Bowl in Bellewood against Newport High School.   Both teams, boys and girls, won all seven points, beating their second team this season. This match was especially im...

Marching Band Places Top Ten In Final Championship

Marching Band Places Top Ten In Final Championship

Caitlyn Morgan, Editor

November 7, 2018

On Saturday, November 3rd, the Highlands Marching Band competed in the Mid-States Division AA Championships, placing 7th overall.   The Birds beat twenty-four other bands to get to the finals and originally placed 6th in the prelims.   The band then managed to increased their s...

Co-Ed cheerleaders cheer on to state

Ella Exterkamp, Staff

November 7, 2018

It was a great day for cheerleading on Saturday.   The Co-Ed Cheerleading squad qualified for State early last Saturday morning. While the all-girls team did not qualify for state, Mrs. Beier said, “Both teams improved immensely, the all girls team increasing their score by 25 points.”...

Midterm Election: National and Local Results

Jenna Brady and Emeline Kuether

November 7, 2018

Last night, people across America were glued to their TV’s as they watched the election results roll in. Even if you’re not old enough to vote, the outcomes of this election could be very impactful on our country.     Nationally, the outcome came out mostly as expected. According to the Associated P...

A Date to Win State

Kayla Wilson and Tristin Brubaker

November 4, 2018

On Thursday night, the Highlands Varsity Boy’s Soccer team played against Hopkinsville in the semi-finals game, ending with a 2-1 victory for HHS.   The teams’ first goal was scored by Senior Luke Schweizer with an assist from sophomore Max Ferris, who dribbled the ball up from the le...

A Successful Opening Night: As You Like It debut at Highlands

A Successful Opening Night: As You Like It debut at Highlands

Emeline Kuether and Jenna Brady

November 2, 2018

Highland’s Theatre made its debut of Shakespeare’s classic, As You Like It, last night, November 1st. This play featured a small cast of 17 of Highland’s most talented actors. The play began at 7:30 and lasted nearly three hours.   The story was at points very riveting, during the oc...

First Time Since ‘08 – Girls Soccer heads back to state

Gwen Culyer, Staff

November 1, 2018

Highlands Girls Varsity Soccer team advances to State Finals against Sacred Heart at 6 p.m. Saturday night at Frederick Douglass Stadium, in Lexington. Last night in the girls Semi-Finals game, they rolled over Bethlehem County in a final score of 3-0, advancing them to the finals where they haven’t...

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