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HHS varsity Poms Team competes at state

HHS varsity Poms Team competes at state

Grace Carpenter

February 3, 2020

The Huntley varsity Poms Team walks onto the state floor in Bloomington-Normal on Jan. 31. They can feel the bright lights shine above them and the energy they are holding is about to burst out of their skin. Then they heard the announcer say that they may now begin their performance. When the dance ...

HHS Poms celebrates their 2nd placement at State with Pep Assembly

HHS varsity pom squad (Photo courtesy of E. Pilat)

Camille Paddock

January 31, 2017

On Saturday Jan. 28, HHS Poms traveled to Illinois State University to compete for the Poms state competition. Having never placed at the IHSA State competition, the team was excited to prove how much hard work and dedication had gone into their routine. The team qualified for the state competition by...

Athlete of the month

Athlete of the month

Claire Filpi

February 12, 2015

Name: Ellie Nicolin Grade: Sophomore Sport(s) participating in: Poms Why she won: She has worked so hard this year and has tremendously improved from when she first started. She never ever complains and always goes full out and follows directions. She is a hard worker.   Question: How long have you been dancing...

Huntley poms team place sixth in state competition

The Huntley poms team poses for their group shot

Sophie Murk

March 6, 2012

Sunday, March 4, the varsity Poms team traveled downstate to compete with their hip-hop routine in the state competition. They placed sixth out of the ten teams in their division and are proud of their improvement since last year. “Since the beginning, each year we have gotten better,” said Taylor Kent...

New year, new team, same dream

Girls from the varsity pom team perform their hip hop routine during half time (M. Krebs).

Sophie Murk

February 10, 2012

Taylor Kent, co-captain of Huntley High School varsity poms, stood with her fellow senior dancers in a room listening to judges, whom she had just performed for, as they gave her and her team positive feedback and helpful tips. One by one, each judge revealed that these Red Raiders were number one on their score sheets. That day,Kent was very confident in her team’s hip hop p...