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HHS Streaks defeat TA Knights 78-34 on Senior Night

HHS Streaks defeat TA Knights 78-34 on Senior Night

Niranjan Aradhey, Sports Editor

February 14, 2020

Feb. 11, the varsity boys basketball team took on the Turner Ashby Knights and won 78-34. The game was also senior night, where the seniors on the basketball and indoor track teams were recognized. After a back-and-forth first quarter, the Streaks pulled ahead during the remainder of the game.The S...

Lambert transitions to high school wrestling

Lambert transitions to high school wrestling

Maya Waid, Page Editor

February 9, 2020

When the competition drastically increases and the work gets harder, athletes are forced to make a decision regarding whether or not they will continue to play their sport. For freshman Scott Lambert, the transition in his wrestling career from middle school to high school has been eye-opening so far...

Bryant leaves lasting legacy on more than the sports world

Bryant leaves lasting legacy on more than the sports world

Maya Waid, Sports Editor

February 3, 2020

There will only be one black mamba. There will only be one person who wears No.24 and No.8 in Lakers purple and gold. There will only be one player that strived to make himself and everyone around him better at all times, in every way possible. There will only be one, Kobe Bryant.  On Sunday Jan...

Shulgan drops track to further snowboarding skills

Shulgan drops track to further snowboarding skills

Sid Tandel, Editor

January 30, 2020

“The best feeling in the world is the adrenaline rush you get from speeding down a hill on a snowboard. It’s like no other.” After running indoor track during the winter last school year, junior Thomas Shulgan has dropped track in order to strictly focus on snowboarding. “When I was rea...

Washington has love for wrestling, loves helping younger athletes

Washington has love for wrestling, loves helping younger athletes

Kasey Thompson, Page Editor

January 29, 2020

Junior Attwone Washington has wrestled for five years now. Ever since family and coaches got him to try the sport, he’s never stopped and isn’t planning on stopping anytime soon.  “Turner Ashby’s old head coach and then my seventh grade football coach and my family [got me to try wres...

Burgess brings basketball experience to coaching philosophy

Burgess brings basketball experience to coaching philosophy

Rachel Phengsitthy, Page Editor

January 26, 2020

 Economics and personal finance teacher as well as current varsity boys basketball coach Don Burgess played basketball during his time at Harrisonburg High School and received a scholarship to play Division I basketball at Radford University. Growing up, Burgess always looked forward to being a Blue...

Fulton-Wright has passion for skiing, inspired by grandmother

Fulton-Wright has passion for skiing, inspired by grandmother

Kasey Thompson

January 25, 2020

Skiing has always been a part of freshman Lena Fulton-Wright’s life. Her grandmother got her hooked on the sport. She now not only skis for fun, but is also on the Massanutten ski team and works part-time at Massanutten as an assistant ski instructor.  Fulton-Wright’s grandma has skied since sh...

Injury cancels Knupp’s sophomore season, jeopardizes future seasons

Injury cancels Knupp’s sophomore season, jeopardizes future seasons

Karleigh Gentry, Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

Due to an ongoing injury, sophomore Brianna Knupp is facing the fact that she won’t be able to play softball this Spring. After playing on multiple Harrisonburg Little League teams and the JV team at HHS as both an eighth grader attending Skyline Middle School and a freshman last year, Knupp has had to come to ...

Denlinger follows in dad’s footsteps

Denlinger follows in dad’s footsteps

Kasey Thompson, Page Editor

January 22, 2020

Career and technical education teacher Matthew Denlinger is not only a teacher, but also the cross country, indoor and outdoor track coach for HHS. Running has always been a major part of his life. At the age of five, Denlinger ran his first race. Even though it was only 50m, that was the first time th...

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