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


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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...

Getting ahead of the game

Getting ahead of the game

Jim Kliver, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


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Within a new student athlete, there is potential. There is a craving to be a part of a “family” which is made of peers. The process isn’t easy, but the keys to any success is the tireless work ethic of a student and an athlete. “The biggest thing coaches look for in a athlete is hard work...

Collaboration, support key to a successful season

Daniela Martinez, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019


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From the start of the season, the girls' bowling team set itself up for success. Collaboration and support were the ingredients for a successful season. “The team is so hard working and are honestly like my second family," said Jessica Donovan, junior. "We bond like no other and push each other...

Girls’ basketball team shows strength on the court

Girls’ basketball team shows strength on the court

Shanthini Satheesh Kumar, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019


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This season, the girls’ basketball team gave their ultimate best this season. The girls made sure to bring out their competitive nature on the court. They put up a great defense against their opponents. The girls showed power and passion throughout the season and worked hard together. “We h...

Improvement, perseverance: Girls’ volleyball achieves both of these goals this season

Improvement, perseverance: Girls’ volleyball achieves both of these goals this season

Graciela Ruiz, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


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Girl’s volleyball this season was a season devoted to improvement and perseverance. While a change in coaching can be tough, the team held up under the pressure. Coach Patrick Moran has expressed his pride in the hard work of the varsity team. “I am very proud of the girls with all that we...

Girls’ emerging golfers improve skills, achieve goals

Girls’ emerging golfers improve skills, achieve goals

Kyung Ae Prevost, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


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When Head Coach Daniel Canace was asked to sum up the season in one or two words, he replied with “growing up”. The team consisted mostly of underclassmen, so the newbies had to learn the ropes quickly. Despite all odds, they were very successful. Two freshman golfers made it to the girls...

Varsity football’s season soars

Varsity football’s season soars

Adele Shirkey, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


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The season started with a bang for the HEHS football team and certainly ended with one too. The team, unbelievably, made it all the way to the playoffs for the third year in a row. The team's success, however, can be contributed to the team's determination and support of the community. “Being...

Running straight towards success

Farzana Dawood, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


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Boys’ golf season a skill-building experience

Boys’ golf season a skill-building experience

Hinal Patel, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


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Boys' golf was a season of improvement and success for most players. Throughout the course of the season, the golfers were practicing very hard and they found success during their meets. During the meets, the players showed grit and were courageous while trying to keep their scores low. The season...

Cross Country: Running circles around the competition

Bu-Turab Ahmed, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


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Synergy. That was the theme carrying the HEHS cross country team through its season. “When one of us made a new personal record, we were all bound to have that same success and that happened every single day,” said Alan Wagner, who finished up his senior year by competing in the final conference...

Girls’ tennis team collaborates to build confidence

Shanthini Satheesh Kumar, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


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The tennis team showed great improvement throughout the season. As they honed in on their skills, they became more confident players. They not only challenged their opponents, but challenged their teammates during practice. "It was a memorable season, and I will never forget it,"  said Jinal Chaudhari. The...

Cultivating a Soccer “Culture”

Cultivating a Soccer “Culture”

Shyne Alvaro, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


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Cleats digging into the turf. Warm up laps. Cool down stretches. The cheers when the ball is kicked into the goal. That's what soccer is. This year, the boys' varsity soccer team had a competitive season, finishing 6th in the Mid-Suburban League. "The players were incredible and worked really hard...

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