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Seton Dance Invitational

Seton Dance Invitational

Gwen Culyer, Staff

January 15, 2019


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To our school, the dance teams are seen at all sporting events, providing the O-Zone with a bit of extra spirit. On most weekends, the Junior Varsity and Varsity teams compete in many national and local invitationals throughout their season that paves their way to Nationals.   KHSAA State Champions, our very own Highland...

Clemson defeats Alabama in the national championship

Sydney Fessler, Staff

January 8, 2019


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Clemson defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide in the NCAA national championship football game, with a score of 44-16. Many bets were placed for this rivalry game, as both teams had a fair chance of winning.   The game started off great for Clemson as Alabama’s quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa, thre...

Dayton Devils Dominated by Highlands

Dayton Devils Dominated by Highlands

Tessa Killen, Staff

December 12, 2018


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On December 11, the Highlands boys’ varsity basketball team won against the Dayton High School Devils with a final score of 75 to 38.   The game started off with Highlands earning 7 points right off the bat while keeping Dayton at bay with a score of zero. As the first 8-minute period wen...

Highlands Bowling Team sweeps NCC

Highlands Bowling Team sweeps NCC

Tristin Brubaker, Staff

December 7, 2018


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The Highlands girls bowling team got all seven points during the match, which lead a victory for Highlands against NCC at Walts Center lanes in Newport. Junior Jordan Cole scored a 296 during the first game, missing only one strike. He overall had the highest score for Highlands. Junior Annalee Barre...

Girls’ Basketball dominate in Dayton

Girls’ Basketball dominate in Dayton

Nick Caldwell, Staff

December 7, 2018


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Last night, December 5th, the Varsity Girls Basketball team dominated the Dayton Green Devils with a final score of 64 (Highlands) to 25 (Dayton).   When speaking to Coach Richey, she commented, “It was a great team win, and was great to get everybody out on the court to play.” &...

Bluebirds crush Colonels 57-51

Bluebirds crush Colonels 57-51

Maggie Schroeder and Sydney Fessler

December 4, 2018


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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...

Girls’ basketball starts the season strong

Kenzie Poynter, Staff

December 3, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports

As a team, it is important to recognize strengths and weaknesses. Highlands High School girls’ basketball teams are nothing less than great at noticing these things and striving to perfect them for the basketball season.   Senior Zoie Barth, varsity player, recognizes that while having ...

Highlands Bowling Beats Dayton

Highlands Bowling Beats Dayton

Kayla Wilson, Feature Editor

November 30, 2018


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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...

Archery team aims high

Nick Caldwell, Staff

November 27, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports

People may say it takes time to do great things, but our Highlands Archery Team proves otherwise. In just two years, our archery team went from nothing to one of the school’s main clubs. With that being said, it took a lot to to get the club to where it is now.   When the team was first created, there was a...

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