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...

Reflections of a successful season

Sarah Hazenfield, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


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The freshman boys volleyball team had a very successful season. Their record was 4 wins, 6 losses for conference, and they scored third place in two of their tournaments. The boys had a lot of positive energy and a hard-working attitude.  Q: Why did you choose to join volleyball? Vasquez: It seemed...

What is the secret to success? HEHS cheerleaders might have figured it out

Sarah Hazenfield, Staff Writer

February 24, 2018


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Hard-work, extensive training, and traditions all made this competition season very successful for the Hoffman Estates High School cheerleading team. “The team was more like a family and had such a close bond," said Angela Kleich, freshman. "We had great accomplishments even after switching to an...

Unified Soccer: connections leads to success

Emily Hunt, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


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At Hoffman Estates High School, Unified Soccer has provided students with the opportunity to unite and overcome differences, forge new friendships, and experience great success. Head Unified Soccer Coach Julie Phelan has been working with Special Olympics at Hoffman for six years. She says one t...

The best game of the year

Aman Malik, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


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Hoffman Estates High School makes the first football game feel like the last, especially when the students are involved in making this a huge event and building up the excitement. When students are preparing for the first football game, they are seen in a different state. They are a lot more energized...

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