Searching for the replacements

  As a new season dawns on cross country, the HR girls team looks for new runners to fill in the graduated class. The team that went to state just two years ago is in the process of rebuilding. The team lost graduated runners like Megan Koch, individual qualifier in cross country and track and…

New coach, same Falcons

  HR has a new football coach in the building for the 2018-2019 school year. So far John Trahan, football coach, has pleased many of his new players.   “Coach Trahan is a good coach. He’s a leader and he knows how to speak with the team,” said sophomore and starting varsity player Ethan Ashcroft.…

A look so far into the girls softball season

  With softball season just recently starting, a good start to the season is what every team dreams of. For the HR girls softball team, they are taking win after win. “So far, in the first third of the season, the girls have won more games than they did all of last year,” said Debora…

Stepping up to the plate for next season

   This season, Ranch baseball ended with a record of 8 wins and 12 losses. As they begin to reflect, move forward, and start looking forward to next season, they must start to think of ways to improve for next year.    “Next season, myself and the rest of the team can work on our…

Girls varsity tennis team prepares to take on regionals

   As the school year begins to wind down, the girls varsity tennis team is preparing for one of the last competitions of the season, regionals.  Regionals are a way for all varsity tennis girls to conclude their season by competing for the top school. Regionals will be held May 2-3.    The team has…

Freshmen make varsity soccer

  The HR girls soccer season is just beginning. This sport is just one of the many that are offered here at Ranch. But the most eye catching detail about this sport is the inexperienced freshmen who have the guts to make the varsity team this spring.   Spencer Ward, the coach of the varsity…

The run for redemption

  After dealing with an unfortunate incident during last year’s trip to Chandler, Arizona, which ended up with a runner in the hospital with alcohol poisoning, the Highlands Ranch track and field team’s weekend of racing concluded with more controversy than expected. Alcohol, uncommonly related to track and field, had an impact on the team…