Practice makes perfect

Shyne Alvaro, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


Filed under People of HEHS, Sports

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


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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...

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