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Pope finds routine in absence of school

Pope finds routine in absence of school

Grace Miller, Page Editor

April 3, 2020

During a time of adjustment to the lack of a school, sophomore Maya Pope has developed a new rhythm. Though she was already a naturally organized person, she saw this time away from school as an opportunity to get even more organized and in a routine.  “I’ve always enjoyed sticking to a sched...

Coronavirus causes Kharel to lose senior tennis season

Coronavirus causes Kharel to lose senior tennis season

Keenan Glago, Sports Editor

April 1, 2020

With the closing of HCPS due to the rapid spread of the Coronavirus, all spring sports practices are cancelled until further notice. With that, it is likely the seasons are ending altogether. When senior Raghab Kharel heard of the news, he was devastated.  “I was super bummed because I didn’t pla...

Beshoar reflects on tennis season cut short

Beshoar reflects on tennis season cut short

Amelia Gorby, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2020

With Ralph Northam's announcement of having all public schools closed, it has caused for the spring sports at HHS to end at well. Despite this, freshman Corey Beshoar still tries to keep his tennis skills up to par for next year. “We are unable to hold official practice due to the cancellation of school...

Hassan continues love for soccer with social media challenge

Hassan continues love for soccer with social media challenge

Alyce Kilby-Woodward, Sports Editor

March 27, 2020

  The world has come to a halt. Schools have been closed, events have been cancelled, and staying inside your home to protect your health and that of others is important. What hasn’t come to a halt, though, is the drive athletes have to stay in shape and prepared for the day they can come back ...

VHSL releases new information in response to school closings

VHSL releases new information in response to school closings

Oziel Valdez, Editor

March 24, 2020

The Virginia High School League (VHSL) held a conference the morning of March 24 to discuss the available options regarding spring sports and academic teams, including ones that go into summer. In this conference, VHSL unanimously decided to delay any final action until May 2020.   “While...

Baseball captains remain confident in team after losing seniors

Baseball captains remain confident in team after losing seniors

Simon Beach, Editor

March 23, 2020

Despite losing seven seniors from the baseball team last year, senior Tristan Fink feels better about this season. Last year’s varsity squad was young compared to other district teams with four freshmen and two sophomores started who played an influential role on the team.  “Last year we ...

Girls soccer introduces all male coaching staff

Girls soccer introduces all male coaching staff

Lily Fleming, Page Editor

March 22, 2020

With the beginning of this spring's soccer season came three new coaches for the girls soccer program. Horizons Edge Operations Director Ray Ellington returned as the varsity head coach and was the only one to return following last season, leaving the positions of former varsity assistant coach Kristen...

Sheets, Tirado prepare for second season of high school softball

Sheets, Tirado prepare for second season of high school softball

Maya Waid, Sports Editor

March 21, 2020

Not many players transition between the JV and varsity level during the season; however, for sophomore Maribel Tirado, she did just that after being convinced to play softball.  “My uncle convinced me to play [softball]. He always wanted to play baseball and I would always be scared because...

COVID-19 offers Osinkosky room for improvement

COVID-19 offers Osinkosky room for improvement

Sid Tandel, Editor

March 17, 2020

With the continued spread of COVID-19, the state of Virginia declared this a state of emergency and mandated that all high school sports cease practices and games for two weeks. This mandatory closure allowed sophomore Adam Osinkosky to reflect on his past tennis scrimmage, as well as discover improve...

Boys 4×800 team reacts to cancellation of New Balance Nationals

Boys 4×800 team reacts to cancellation of New Balance Nationals

Niranjan Aradhey, Page Editor

March 15, 2020

“Heartbreaking.” That was how each of the runners on the boys 4x800m team responded when asked what they thought of the New Balance Nationals Indoor, scheduled for March 13-15, being canceled. For seniors Michael Hulleman and Tucker McGrath, junior David Beck and sophomore Calvin Hulleman, the r...

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