Sad ending to a great season

    It was Friday night as the HR girls basketball team was warming up for their Elite Eight game against a tall and athletic Lakewood Tigers team. When the game ended, the fans stayed in their seats shocked by the outcome. ‘Did we really lose?’ was a thought running through every fan’s mind. But,…

The HR girls swim team dives into state

  On Friday, February 10, and Saturday, February 11, the HR girls swim and dive team participated in a statewide swim competition that would be the last swim meet of the season.  On the 10th, it was prelims, which is where the girls compete and the top 16 fastest swimmers progress onto finals.  On the…

Dylan Davis signed to University of Massachusetts

Dylan Davis is a sophomore HR varsity lacrosse player who got signed to the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s division 1 lacrosse team on November 17, 2016.   In 2006, the UMass men’s lacrosse team beat Virginia who was ranked No. 1 15-7. The school had a winning season of 13-5. According to umassathletics.com, this was…

Douglas County’s Women in Sports Luncheon

  On January 13th, five young athletes from HR were recognized at the school district’s Women in Sports Luncheon. At this event, young women from middle and high schools around the district were honored for their talent, sportsmanship, and leadership within their sport. The nominees from HR were seniors Izzy DePinto, Melissa Evans, Brittney Kerr,…

First state champion of the year

On the first day, he was in the top three. On the second day, he made a  hole in one. On the third day, he became a state champion. His name is Kyle Pearson and he brought HR their first state championship of the year.    “I’m proud of my brother,” Ryan Pearson, senior, said,…

Soccer seniors leave their mark

  Another soccer season has come and gone and a handful of the soccer players will never be returning again. The last game of this season was the last of their high school career. Seniors, Juan Vargas, Hunter Graff, Max Naemura, and Jack Burritt were recognized at Senior Night on October 20th. Vargas and Burritt…

Serving up a good season: girls volleyball

  The popularity of volleyball has soared over the last several years. Girls volleyball, in particular, has become a very competitive high school sport. The HR Falcons girls varsity volleyball team, with a record of 8-3, is no exception to this wave of popularity.   Coached by Lou Krauss, the roster includes 2 freshman, 1…