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…

New falcon rivals arise

  Highlands Ranch boys football was a wild roller coaster ride last season. The team forfeited wins, was involved in a cheating scandal, and beat multiple rivals (ThunderRidge, Vista, and Rock Canyon were all rivals of the ranch last season.) This 2016-2017 season has major changes.   This year the leagues have been switched around…

Embarrassing sports moments

   When playing sports, there can be many embarrassing moments. You can be embarrassed on the field, right in front of everyone. Or you could be embarrassed by being hazed by other teammates, or maybe a little bit of both.    Ben Busche, security guard, played many sports including baseball for four years and football…