Positive attitudes fuel girls cross country season

Nayelli Toro, Staff Writer

January 12, 2020

Hoffman Estates Girls Cross Country team attributes most of its success to teamwork and a positive attitude. The girls put time and effort to making sure they did their best at every meet. “I felt welcomed and everyone was so encouraging and nice and they were really open to new people,” said...

Girl’s Volleyball Gives One Hundred Percent

Abby Frank, Staff Writer

November 23, 2019

With their season coming to an end, the HEHS Girl’s Volleyball teams have a lot to be proud of. Over the course of their season, all the girls have worked incredibly hard together to become as strong a team as they could be. “We definitely made a statement by how we played,” said Ashley Poland,...

Juniors win Powder Puff

Kyung-Ae Prevost, Nayelli Toro, and Jailine Toro

September 27, 2019

Despite many hardships, the Powder Puff junior girls swept the crowd off their feet with a remarkable win. The odds were against them due to the difference in the amount of players on each team and the bias of the crowd leaning towards the senior team. However, they prevailed and ended up taking the...

The fans bring the spirit

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Kyung-Ae Prevost and Nayelli Toro

September 13, 2019

Vibrant colors filled the stands, while cheers and chants flood the ears of the supporters and opponents. The blinding lights coming from each corner illuminate the night. It was as if everyone could hear the nervous drumming of the football players' hearts. The energy of the crowd made an impact thro...

Practice makes perfect

Shyne Alvaro, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Back flips. Front flips. Rings. A pommel horse. And all manners of strength and flexibility. Boys’ gymnastics is always a sight to behold with all the tricks and stunts that they perform on the floor or in midair. While their events may seem flawless, none of this is possible without their practice d...

The game of water polo

Blake Aguilar Guerrero, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Boys' Water Polo is more than just a strenuous sport involving strong lungs and team effort; this sport demands that each individual swimmer is communicating constantly. Water Polo challenges its players to work hard, swim fast, and have tons of fun while doing so. "It’s great fighting alongside...

Boys’ lacrosse team sets sights on teamwork

Blake Aguilar Guerrero, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

It is almost impossible not to notice the Boys Lacrosse team wherever they go: an impressive army of neon orange clad players can be heard laughing together and discussing their strategy for the next upcoming games. No matter how many years each individual boy has dedicated to Lacrosse, the individuals...

Skyhawks secure third place in Midwest region competition

Skyhawks secure third place in Midwest region competition

Graciela Ruiz, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

The Hoffman Skyhawks deserve praise for many things, and of all those qualities what stands out the most is the commitment and hard work the team displays. Spending day after day in grueling practices, memorizing counts and perfecting tosses, the Skyhawks created a fantastic routine that dazzled both the s...

HEHS softball team works together to start a strong season

Abby Frank, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

So far this season, the HEHS Softball team has pushed themselves to go above and beyond. Through hard work, tough practice, and collaboration, these players have grown and enhanced their game remarkably. “I feel that I have grown a lot from tryouts,” said Alexandra Dyer, junior. “I wasn’t...

Girls’ lacrosse gears up for a strong season

Shyne Alvaro, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

The girls' lacrosse team members are both supportive and hardworking. “Being a part of such an amazing program with incredible teammates has made this season unforgettable," said Faviola Garciapavon, senior. "We came together and worked so hard to become a family.”   This season, the girl...

Annual HEHS activity continues to connect school, community

Annual HEHS activity continues to connect school, community

Kathryn Sklena, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

The Amy Rudolph tournament has been an annual activity every February for the last 38 years at Hoffman Estates High School. The tournament brings together the school community, as well as the outside community and those who live in the area. The event is “a fundraiser basketball tournament for high...

HEHS gymnasts’ trip to State Series creates confidence for entire team

HEHS gymnasts’ trip to State Series creates confidence for entire team

Mikala Janicki, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

The state series for Hoffman Estates High School girls gymnastics was not necessarily about the destination but the journey and impact it has had on the team. “Everyone started the season concerned about how they could do their part, which is a great concern to have,” said David Calisch, head...

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