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Bluebirds crush Colonels 57-51

Bluebirds crush Colonels 57-51

Maggie Schroeder and Sydney Fessler

December 4, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Last night, on December 3, our Bluebirds dominated the Covington Catholic colonels with a final score of 57-51. The Bluebirds ended the Colonels’ 26 game winning streak after taking them down.  Not only did the Colonels’ streak end, but it was the first time in school history that the boys’ basketb...

Highlands Bowling Beats Dayton

Highlands Bowling Beats Dayton

Kayla Wilson, Feature Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

The Co-ed Bowling Bluebirds took on the Dayton Green Devils last night at La Rue Lanes.    The team, who usually doesn’t go co-ed, was made up of about ten students from all grade levels. The coach pulled strong players from the boys and girls team.   Senior Erin Parrot has been...

Sophomore Maggie Schroeder Runs in National Race

Sophomore Maggie Schroeder Runs in National Race

Lexie Crawford, Photo Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Feature, News, Sports

18:53. Sophomore Maggie Schroeder, varsity cross country runner and state champion, can now add running a national race and making a personal record (PR) to her resume.   On Saturday, November 24th, Schroeder went down to Charlotte, North Carolina to run in the Footlocker Cross Country Ch...

Hoops for Hunger

Gwendolyn Culyer

November 26, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Highlands High School Basketball celebrated their 3rd annual Hoops for Hunger event this past Tuesday night, on November 20th. This fundraiser was sponsored by both Kelsey Chevrolet as well as Huff Realty.   Hoops for Hunger took place in the Highlands High School Athletic Center at 7:00 pm. In...

Colonels down Bluebirds in Regional Championships

Colonels down Bluebirds in Regional Championships

Kenzie Poynter, Staff

November 19, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Highlands High School lost in an intense game 36-0 against Covington Catholic on Friday.   Covington Catholic took the lead at halftime with a score of 7-0. Coach Scott Turner thinks they worked well but could have done better. “We defended well in the first half, but I felt like we c...

Power outage takes over Highlands

Power outage takes over Highlands

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2018


Filed under News

On November 15th, 2018, at 7:35 AM all the power at Highlands High and Middle School went out due to the ice storm that occurred the night previously. Many trees and other fallen objects got caught in the power lines and over 2,500 homes and businesses were without power. Since many students were ei...

Students in spirit: week of November 12th

Gwendolyn Culyer

November 14, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

Boys Varsity Football fought off the attacks of the Bearcats from Anderson County; they now take on the Colonels of Park Hills this Friday, November 16th. In the boy’s first game against the Covington Catholic Colonels, they were able to hold them into a single possession game, but still ended up losing...

Seniors Become 3x PowderPuff Champions

Seniors Become 3x PowderPuff Champions

Caitlyn Morgan, Editor, and Sydney Fessler, Staff

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

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


Filed under News, Sports

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


Filed under News, Sports

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...

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