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The Cincinnati Reds luck: How has it impacted them this season?

The Cincinnati Red’s luck: How has it impacted them this season?

Liam Downie, Staff May 31, 2022

The Cincinnati Reds have no doubt been the worst team with them having a record of (16-31). The Reds got rid of two All-Star players on the team, Jesse Winker and Nicholas Castellanos. Then replaced...

Both varsity baseball teams stand for the National Anthem.

[Photo Gallery]: HHS Varsity Baseball Bluebirds defeat Ryle Raiders

Karter Houze, Staff May 31, 2022

Yesterday, May 30, at Thomas More Stadium, Highlands varsity baseball defeated the Ryle Raiders 5-4 in the opening round of the 9th region tournament. In last year’s 9th region baseball tournament...

Senior Anna Greenwell keeps the outfield in check.

HHS Softball Ladybirds take on NCC at 36th District Finals

Mollie Anderson, Staff May 25, 2022

Last night, the Ladybirds took on Newport Central Catholic for the 36th district finals game at NCC. The game had a rough start. Both teams had many errors in the first few innings until the fourth....

The seniors huddles together during the beefcake championship and makes a game plan.

[Photo Gallery]: Sophomores ‘take cake’ at Beefcake

Julia Luhn and Jenna Richey May 23, 2022

On Saturday, May 21, the Highlands Volleyball team hosted their annual Beefcake Classic tournament where the volleyball team players split up and coach the boys from their grades. “Beefcake is...

The Beefcake Bracket for the tournament on Saturday.

Beefcake: A FUNdraiser for HHS volleyball this Saturday

Ella Cox and Kayla Lehn May 20, 2022

The HHS volleyball program is holding a tournament benefiting the Harvesters Shoe Project this weekend. The Harvesters Shoe Project is an organization that either takes money donations or shoe donations...

After Tampa Bay Lighting won the Stanley Cup, a teammate holds it up in excitement.

Stanley Cup Hockey Tournament

Evelyn Hopping and Hadley Leftin May 13, 2022

The National Hockey League (NHL) Stanley Cup Hockey Tournament is a tournament of sixteen teams. This year the Stanley Cup Hockey Tournament started on Monday, May 2.  On November 26, 1917, the NHL...

Cornerback Ahmad ‘Sauce” Gardner from the University of Cincinnati to the New York Jets from the fourth overall pick.

NFL Draft: Round 1

Jonathan Tinker May 12, 2022

The NFL draft began last Thursday, April 28, 2022.  The first team on the clock was the Jacksonville Jaguars, who selected EdgeRusher Travon Walker from the University of Georgia.  One of the biggest...

UFC fighter, Justin Gaejthe uppercuts other UFC fighter, Mike Chandler.

MMA in American high schools

Jonathan Tinker May 11, 2022

Mixed-Martial-Arts (MMA) have recently been on the rise. Names such as Conor McGregor, Chuck Liddel, Georges St. Pierre, and Khabib Nurmagomedov are all household names for their achievements in the UFC.  MMA...

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