Bluebird golfers return to state, first time since 2010

Noah Cooley

October 30, 2017


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A college-style course. Wet green. Large spanning area. One hit in the wrong direction, and you would be aiming for an impossible putt. Yet, the Bluebird golfers still managed to pull through to state. While they didn’t pull through for the win at state, the team is more than happy with what they accomplished. This...

Spring Sports Preview

Charles Chard

April 27, 2017


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Springing into new sports   Spring is coming and you know what that means, another season full of Birds action.  The spring sports include baseball, softball, boys’ and girls’ tennis, and boys’ and girls’ track.   Starting off spring sports is baseball, which last season...

State is for our ‘Bird’ies

Owen Downard

December 3, 2014


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Highlands High School was fortunate enough to have two students ad- vance to the state level in golf this year. Parker Harris, senior, won the boys regional tourna- ment for the third straight year. When asked how accomplishing this amazing feat felt, he replied, “It was fun, but it wasn’t as...

Fitness Center opens tomorrow, students can join

Libby Rose

December 3, 2014


Filed under Sports, Student Life

If you have yet to see the Snapchats of sports teams working out together in a brand new state of the art fitness,then you are probably behind on technology and school news; howev- er, it’s not too late to experience all the greatness the center has to offer. Although many of us may belong to other...

Dance Team

Lexi Goettke

December 2, 2014


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Hard work truly pays off – just ask the Highlands JV and varsity dance teams! Both teams did exceedingly well this season, putting up top scores at all competitions. At Jamfest, JV won first in Pom and Hip Hop, and varsity also placed first; at State, they completed an undefeated season. “I think...

Bowling Team

Melody

December 2, 2014


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“I just love coaching in general whether it is the girls or the boys. I have been coaching young people for about 40 years and I have as much fun doing it as I did when I started.” These are the words of Coach Glenn Schmidt, the head coach of the boys' and girls' bowling teams at Highlands. Coach...

Olympics 2013

Owen Downard

December 2, 2014


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The Olympics have been all over the world for centuries, providing entertainment summer after summer, and, in the last couple of centuries, winter after winter. This year, the Winter Olympics are in Sochi Russia, and these might be some of the most stressful Olympics in history, due to the need for strict...

Goodbye Football Coach

Matthew Crockett

December 2, 2014


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The leaving of a legend has happened over the last month. Coach Dale Mueller has retired from coaching football, but in his place he has left us a light as the head coach. That light is Brian Weinrich. He has many things to do: plan for his upcoming coaching years, fill in the shoes of a legend,...

Season’s End

March 25, 2014


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Heading into the 2013-2014 football season, hopes and ambitions were high. With the potential to be one of the best teams Highlands has ever seen, anything short of greatness was unacceptable. Through hard work and strong will to have a great season, this year’s team was reaching for something nothing...

Cross Country

March 25, 2014


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With cross country it all comes down to one meet: the state championship. The girls won this meet, bringing home their second State Champion trophy in a row. The boys claimed third, with an impressive run by sophomore Ethan Shuley, who placed second overall in the 2A state race. The girls excelled,...

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