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The 2019 LSU tigers in their post-game interview after their 2019 college football championship win. Featuring Joe Burrow, Patrick Queen, and coach Ed Orgeron.

College Football Playoffs: On the way to expansion

Peyton Fossett, Staff September 27, 2022

Crowds cheering, whistles blowing, pads hitting, the scoreboard buzzing. This is football. Even better, college football. One of the most exciting sporting events ever is the college football playoffs...

Sophomore Hank Shick and Senior Joel Craft swing on the teebox.

Strive for region: Highlands golf dominates the region and heads for substate

Jonathan Tinker, Sports Copy Editor September 23, 2022

This past Monday, the boys varsity golf team took home the regional trophy. The Birds scored a combined number of 328 shots.  Campbell County High School followed closely behind with a combined...

Senior Charlie Noon runs through his competition holding the football.

Road to 5k: Noon set to run to massive accomplishment on Friday

Owen Yelton, Staff September 22, 2022

Charlie Noon is on the brink of something special. The versatile senior football player is well within reach of hitting 5,000 career all-purpose yards in the next few games, something rarely seen at...

Joel Craft looking out for where his ball landed.

In pursuit of a championship: A boys varsity golf team season overview

Mya Schwartz and Jonathan Tinker September 14, 2022

It’s a beautiful day. The birds are singing, the sun is shining, and the grass is freshly mowed. The perfect conditions for a perfect golf outing.  This year, the boy's varsity golf team has been...

Junior Brody Benke prepares for the drive at the Simon Kenton game.

Benke steps up as unlikely quarterback yet again

Sara Price and Kiara Raaker September 13, 2022

Followup:  Last year the Hilltopper published a story on then Sophomore Brody Benke stepping into the quarterback position during the first game of the year in 2021 against Bowling Green. This year, Benke...

Senior Anna Melson runs down the field.

A full season ahead: Soccer preview

Emme Orme and Jenna Richey September 12, 2022

Dribbling the ball up the field, passing the ball to the open teammate, and voices coming from every which direction. Highlands Soccer players have worked hard in the offseason to master these skills...

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