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Best in their field: HHS fall sports Wrap up

Best in their field: HHS fall sports Wrap up

Emme Orme and Jenna Richey October 15, 2021

     Over the past few weeks, many Highlands High School athletic programs have made big steps and accomplishments in their seasons.      Boys Golf       After their recent Regionals...

Highlands Parents Michelle Bracken, Mary Schneider, teacher Beth Brubaker, and Chicks and Chucks Founder Cathy “Chick Halloran” pose for a photo before doing an audio recording for the Pink Out game.

Chicks and Chucks: saving lives one by one

Emerson Fraley, Staff October 14, 2021

     This Friday David Cecil Memorial Stadium will showcase a different color than the typical blue and white.       PINK.       This Friday is the last regular season football game, which...

Junior Maggie Hahn jumping her competition horse, which is named Dutchess.

Horseback riding: the missing sport at Highlands High School

Hadley Leftin, Staff October 12, 2021

     The smell of manure and hay. The touch of the horse's mane and tail. The sound of the horses’ hooves on the ground and neighing. You see all the horses and the horse flies flying around you.  ...

After winning the regional tournament, Freshman 
Hank Shick, Junior Joel Craft, Freshman Nathanial 
Surrey, Senior Jack Schneider, Freshman Oliver Golden, 
and Coach Bert Richey take a picture with their trophy.

Boys golf team wins region for a second straight year

Jenna Richey, Staff October 6, 2021

This year's boys golf team has had an eventful season. They played in 13 regular-season tournaments this year. In the regular-season tournaments they’ve played, they placed in the top ten in 11 of the...

The seniors converse with their parents and friends during the Senior Night ceremony.

Girls varsity soccer ladybirds win against Saint Henry during Senior Night

Will Todd, Editor September 29, 2021

Girls varsity soccer ladybirds come up big on Senior Night. The Highlands Bluebirds varsity soccer team held their yearly Senior Night on September 27. The 2021-2022 girls varsity soccer seniors consist...

In 2019, LSU teammates, wide receiver Justin Jefferson and JaMarr Chase celebrate a touchdown in the second quarter over the Oklahoma Sooners.

The big NFL debate: Justin Jefferson versus Ja’Marr Chase

Ty Boler, Staff September 28, 2021

Currently, there is a debate in the National Football League (NFL) on who is the better receiver from the 2019 Lousiana State University offense who posted over 8,400 yards of total offense.  The argument...

Chris Norris is the new head girls soccer coach for the 2021-2022 season.

Norris acts as the new girls soccer coach for the 2021-2022 season

Evelyn Hopping, Staff September 27, 2021

     The game is about to start when the coach calls the Highlands girls soccer team over in a huddle. Coach Norris gives the team a quick pre-game pep talk before sending them out on the field. “We...

Senior Cecilia Shick reflects on her one-thousandth kill.

Shick knocks the ball out of the court with her one-thousandth kill

Treiston Collins, Yearbook Editor September 24, 2021

     On Thursday, September 23, the Highlands High School girls volleyball team played against Holy Cross High School, which the birds had ended up losing to the opposing team, however, a player had...

Freshman Adrienne Harris running for the 2021- 2022 season.

Harris still running strong after two years on varsity

Ella Cox September 23, 2021

     It was early morning, as seventh-grader Adrienne Harris began to get ready for varsity. Showing their support, everyone on the boy’s cross country team cheered them on, along with the parents...

Sophomore Laney Smith watches the ball.

Big wins contribute to Highlands girls varsity soccer season ranking

Liam Downie, Staff September 21, 2021

     Big wins contribute to Highlands season ranking       The girl’s varsity soccer season has started off hot with a record of 5-2. Due to this early win, Norris believes that the ladybirds...

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