Cheerleading should make people scared. Not because you saw a routine or tumbling pass that was really good at the pep rally, but because people are actually making a big fuss over it and starting to believe that it is actually a sport. By definition, sports are activities involving physical exertion and skill in which […]
The cheerleaders here at HHS practice four days a week for two to three hours a day. They run, lift weights (and their flyers), and practice their routines until they get them right. They practice to win. Last time I checked, that’s what all the other sports do as well, so why is cheerleading still […]
When the Huntley High School girls basketball team finished fourth in the state last season, all eyes turned to “next year.” With four returning starters, expectations soared for the Red Raiders. But whether or not those expectations are fulfilled depends on how the team handles itself.
As the lights dim the bowlers position themselves in front of each lane. Everyone is standing in silence as the national anthem sounds from the intercoms. Once The Star-Spangled Banner is done the sound of pins tumbling begins to overwhelm the room. On Nov. 9, Huntley’s varsity boys bowling team attended the Sycamore tournament, the first game of their season.
The six lane indoor pool at The Sage YMCA in Crystal Lake is crowded, muggy, and silent. The stands are so packed with family and friends that visitors are crowding glass windows outside just to get a peek. Everyone is ready to watch two rivals duke out the final meet of this year’s regular swimming season. For the many seniors competing, it is the last dual meet of their high school swimming career.
He walks onto the AstroTurf soccer field as the rubbery, wet smell fills his nose. The rain has just stopped and now it is time to get serious about the game. Dressed in his black Nike cleats, high bright red socks with protective shin guards underneath, white mesh shorts, and his red #10 jersey, there is no way for him to predict how this game will turn out. Well, not until the very end at least.
The runners wait in deep anticipation for the referee to raise the red flag and fire the gun.. Nobody dares to make a sound. Then suddenly the first shot is fired. The race has officially begun. On Oct. 18, Huntley’s varsity cross country team attended the FVC conference meet at Emricson Park in Woodstock.
As the wind blows against the faces of Huntley High School students, they stand anxiously in the bleachers watching the game to see if the varsity football team will defeat prairie Ridge at the much anticipated homecoming game. The students are the most excited they have ever been to have the new Raider Nation section. […]
In June of 2013 during a national volleyball tournament on Navy Pier in Chicago, Ally Dion’s travel volleyball team, Sky High Volleyball, is playing in the championship game. The team is very excited to be in the finals because the tournament is very difficult and top teams from all around the country attend. The crowd […]
Seth Conroy and Keagan Smith are two sophomores that aren’t backing down. They are two people you always hear about when they announce the prior days Cross Country stats. Smith is the leader of the charge who always pushes himself to win every meet he can and Conroy is always right behind him, finishing just […]
Huntley’s varsity girls tennis team wins the Spirit of the Northwest tournament defeating Grant, Johnsburg, Marengo, Wauconda and Rockford Lutheran on their way