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Boys and Girls Varsity Soccer Teams Win at Semi-Finals

Boys and Girls Varsity Soccer Teams Win at Semi-Finals

Kayla Wilson and Tristin Brubaker

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

On Saturday, the HHS varsity soccer teams’ played in the semi-state finals at Paul Lawrence Dunbar high school in Lexington, ending with a victory for both the boys and girls. The girls’ team ended their game against Greenwood with a final score of 3-1. Kenzie Nehus, sophomore, sc...

Seniors End Season With a 41-Point Win Over Boone

Seniors End Season With a 41-Point Win Over Boone

Caitlyn Morgan, Editor

October 30, 2018


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Despite the drizzle that continued throughout the entire game, the Bluebirds managed to defeat the Boone County Rebels in an almost shutout game of 55-14.   The Birds started out strong, the first touchdown occurring before the clock even hit the three-minute mark, and the team went on to scor...

Late goal by Schweitzer shocks Montgomery County in state semi-game

Late goal by Schweitzer shocks Montgomery County in state semi-game

Kayla Wilson and Tristin Brubaker

October 24, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Last night, the Highlands varsity boys’ soccer team shocked Montgomery County with a 2-1 defeat in overtime. Montgomery County struck their first goal with 34 minutes left in the first period.  Senior Luke Schweitzer scored Highlands’ first goal, tying the game. Senior Will Burnham protected...

‘We ain’t done yet’ – Bluebirds advance to state semi-finals

‘We ain’t done yet’ – Bluebirds advance to state semi-finals

Tessa Killen and Nick Caldwell

October 23, 2018


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Last night, the Highlands girls varsity soccer team won in a shutout game against George Rogers Clark High School in the semi-state round of the state tournament. 3 minutes and 30 seconds into the game, Highlands scored the first point with a foul kick. Another goal attempt was followed 3 minutes...

“See you lata, Alligator!” – Birds crush Gators on Homecoming Night

“See you lata, Alligator!” – Birds crush Gators on Homecoming Night

Kenzie Poynter, Staff

October 22, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Uncategorized

On Friday, the Highlands Varsity football team crushed the Greenwood Gators in the Homecoming game Friday, winning with a score of 42-7. The Birds scored their first touchdown 9 minutes into the game and went on to score 2 more in the first quarter. The team scored 21 points in the second hal...

Varsity Girls Soccer earns first state berth since 2010

Gwen Culyer, Staff

October 19, 2018


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Last night, the Highlands Girls Varsity Soccer team knocked off the Notre Dame Academy Pandas to advance to the state tournament for the first time since 2010. The final score was 1-0. Starting off with tremendous speed and energy, Freshman Chloe Bramble scored the Birds’ first and only goal less than...

Girls Soccer downs Rebels in First Regional Game

Girls Soccer downs Rebels in First Regional Game

Kayla Wilson, Feature Editor

October 16, 2018


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Last night, the Highlands soccer team played in the 9th annual regional soccer tournament, winning 4-0 against Boone County Rebels despite Jasmine Rehberger, sophomore, not playing due to injuries and Greta Noble, sophomore, playing with a knee injury. Lindsey Meyer, senior, scored the first goal of th...

Bluebirds fall to Colonels in ‘Pink Out’ game

Gwen Culyer, Staff

October 15, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

On Friday, October 12, Covington Catholic Colonels defeated the Bluebirds 14-21. The Birds started out strong and were up 7-0 in the first quarter, but started to fall back later in the second quarter half ending the first half with a score of 7-14, Covington Catholic. In the next half, the Birds fel...

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