News

McHenry County College exhibits Career Exploration Expo

[ 0 ] March 19, 2014 |
McHenry County College exhibits Career Exploration Expo

McHenry County College is holding its second annual Career Exploration Expo this Wed., March 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibition is located in the MCC Gym/Multi-purpose Room and Commons and is open to middle school students through sophomores, along with their families.

Mr. HHS takes the night away

[ 0 ] March 13, 2014 |
Mr. HHS takes the night away

The jokes and the laughter just kept on coming the night of March 13 in the Performing Arts Center. Tickets were paid for and seats were filled as Mr. HHS took away the night. Contestants performed, showed off their body, and proved themselves worthy for the Mr. HHS title, but there could be only one winner.

Sports

Huntley shuts out Hampshire in 7-0 victory

[ 0 ] April 5, 2014 |
Huntley shuts out Hampshire in 7-0 victory

The Huntley High School baseball team began its season with a little uncertainty.  Losses to Brother Rice and Carmel raised questions about Huntley’s ability to win.  However, the Red Raiders put those questions to rest in a 7-0 win over Hampshire on Saturday. One of the best pieces of news for Huntley is that its […]

Huntley girls track places 4th at Glenbard North Invite

[ 0 ] March 18, 2014 |
Huntley girls track places 4th at Glenbard North Invite

The runners crouch, feet twitching, heart thrumming. The air is buzzing, the anticipation is almost too much. Suddenly there is a loud crack. The gun to release the girls is fired and the runners push off their starting blocks with all their might. Teammates cheer and parents shout, the first track event has just begun. On Friday, March 14, Huntley’s girls track and field team attended the Bud Swanson Invite at Glenbard North High School.

Opinion

A time for tolerance

[ 0 ] March 11, 2014 |
A time for tolerance

In a world of constant hustle and bustle, it can be hard to slow down and really appreciate the people around you. Throughout my time in high school, I’ve observed a lot of great social interactions where people are accepting and even appreciative of others. Unfortunately, I’ve also observed a lot of people reacting to others with blatant annoyance.

Apples to Humanity

[ 0 ] February 28, 2014 |
Apples to Humanity

What is fascinating? Peanuts, music, beach balls, or mushrooms? According to my friend, mushrooms are. How was such a conclusion made? With the help of the classic card game, Apples to Apples, of course. How it is played is a green card with an adjective is placed face up in the middle of the table.

Features

The track to recovery

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014 |
The track to recovery

Most people can’t fathom why anyone would want to run for fun. Other people, like Rebecca Cords, can’t imagine having a different hobby.

The man in the catwalks

[ 0 ] March 30, 2014 |
The man in the catwalks

“How am I going to make this dream happen?” This is the ongoing question that lingers in Nate Knapke’s head as he thinks to himself in his office, overlooking rows upon rows of empty red chairs, enough to seat every one of his quiet thoughts which fill the cool air within the vacant performing arts center.

Arts & Entertainment

“Transcendence” fails to rise above a clunky plot

[ 0 ] April 19, 2014 |
“Transcendence” fails to rise above a clunky plot

To me, the most successful sci-fi focuses on concepts just out of our reach and plays them off as plausible. “Transcendence” starts out with this promise, but as the minutes tick by, the plot only grows more ridiculous, and the concepts become almost magical as opposed to scientific and technological.

From the swamp to the stage

[ 0 ] April 9, 2014 |
From the swamp to the stage

For the next few days in the Performing Arts Center, a replica of Shrek’s swampy home-sweet-home will lurk at the left of Huntley High School’s stage, and Princess Fiona’s childhood tower will perch on the right. The stage is set for the Thursday premiere of “Shrek the Musical,” this year’s all-school musical directed by Nancy Cross, Tom George, and Michelle Sopchyk.

Videos

Aubrie Purtell: gymnast extraordinaire

[ 0 ] November 20, 2013 |
Aubrie Purtell: gymnast extraordinaire

Huntley gymnast Aubrie Purtell demonstrates her skills.

Crider’s Story

[ 0 ] October 19, 2013 |
Crider’s Story

Crider’s courageous effort after injury and tragedy

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Huntley wins a thriller against Jacobs

Huntley wins a thriller against Jacobs

[ 0 ] January 25, 2014 |

Huntley’s varsity boys basketball team entered Friday night’s game against arch rival Jacobs undefeated and first in the Fox Valley Conference Valley Division. With a win the visiting Jacobs team would take hold of first place in the conference. Huntley would not let that happen.

Huntley defeated Jacobs 48-45 in a thriller at Huntley High School. The Raiders improved to 12-4 overall, and 5-0 in FVC Valley division.

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“Shrek the Musical” gallery

“Shrek the Musical” gallery

[ 0 ] April 9, 2014 |

“Shrek the Musical” premieres this Thursday, April 9.

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Captain America strikes another success for mankind

Captain America strikes another success for mankind

[ 0 ] April 5, 2014 |

“Captain America” takes theaters by storm with this new rendition of the Marvel comic in movie form. Starring Chris Evans as Steve Rogers and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Furry, the twists and turns of this movie keeps you at the edge of your seat with intense action scenes while still being able to relax with some interesting placed comic relief.

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Christina Perri’s music is anything but positive

Christina Perri’s music is anything but positive

[ 0 ] April 3, 2014 |

With a great voice and tons of experience in the music industry, Christina Perri’s second album “Head or Heart” was expected to be a hit. But her negative and gloomy lyrics could be what prevents this album from living up to its full potential.

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