The Hilltopper

NFL Report Card

This report card ranks the National Football League (NFL) teams into five categories.
November 24, 2020

Cross Country team dominates competition in 2020 season

Sophomore Ruby Smith races to the finish.
November 5, 2020

     In the first meet of the season, the Highlands High School cross country teams team traveled down to Burlington, Kentucky to compete in the Conner Quad race. Landen Fernandez placed second in the...

Varsity volleyball ends season in loss against Cooper at Regionals

Senior Laura Winkler digs at the volleyball to keep the game in play.
October 29, 2020

This Tuesday, October 27, the girls varsity volleyball team played against Cooper High School for their regional game. The Cooper Jaguars and the Highlands Bluebirds were neck and neck during the first...

Girls soccer season ends after a close game against Lexington Catholic

The Highlands High School girls varsity soccer team. 
Photo courtesy of Highlands Girls Soccer Twitter Page (@hhsgirlsscr).
October 28, 2020

     After an incredibly successful season, the Highlands High School (HHS) girls varsity soccer team ended their season on October 24 with an unfortunate loss during the KHSAA State Tournament. The...

The return of Highlands wrestling

A wrestling flyer that can be found throughout the halls of Highlands.
October 28, 2020

Highlands has always had its core sports: football, soccer, baseball, volleyball, etc. But in past years, the athletic program has added new sports, including ski club and archery. Now, posters are plastered...

Homecoming Court presented at football game

Seniors Peter Laskey and Kayla Bolling, who were voted Homecoming King and Queen.
October 27, 2020

On Friday, October 23, the Highlands High School varsity football team played Cooper High School. Sadly, the Birds lost the game with a final score of 48-21. Sophomore Charlie Noon said, “I think...

Cross country teams place second at Regionals and prepare for State

Senior Will Griffith runs with the front of the pack at KHSAA AA Cross Country Regionals.
October 27, 2020

     On October 24, both the boys and girls Highlands cross country teams placed second in the KHSAA AA Regional Championships. The teams had an overall score of 49 points with an average time of 17:33,...

Boys’ soccer season comes to an abrupt end with a 3-1 loss against Ryle

Senior Hank Cook makes a pass at a recent game vs Cooper High School.
October 21, 2020

Last night, the HHS boys varsity soccer team faced off against the Ryle High School Raiders at 8 P.M. for their second game in the 9th region tournament, unfortunately losing 3-1. Although that loss marked...

Fisher’s road to redemption

Junior Zack Fischer plays League of Legends.
October 21, 2020

     When Junior Zack Fisher is in the middle of a game, there is nothing that will stop him from winning. The intensity and pure focus fire up his adrenaline, and once that happens, he always comes...

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