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Varsity Red Raiders football season recap

Varsity Red Raiders football season recap

Ryan Sroka

November 15, 2019

It is week two. The Huntley Red Raiders strode onto the field, one-by-one in their white away jerseys; straight-faced with swings of eagerness, Alex Janke took the hammer to lead the pack. What was thought to be a blowout turned into what could be called a dog fight.  The two teams battled it out on the slightly...

Red Raiders stand victorious over Burlington Central

Red Raiders stand victorious over Burlington Central

Rayne Zilch

October 22, 2019

Walking onto the field, Huntley’s varsity football team strode into the stadium with high spirits of anticipation. Making the realization that their reputations were on the line, Raiders came prepared as any to defeat Burlington Central.  With a baffling score of 63-14 lead, HHS pulled out the win, pla...

Raiders bring the heat on a frigid Homecoming night

Raiders bring the heat on a frigid Homecoming night

Ethan Babicz

October 12, 2019

The grey-layered clouds raced across the sky, bringing with it the whipping wind that sent a chill through everyone at the game. The football players, dressed in jet black uniforms and bright red helmets, march onto the field with a sledgehammer in hand. Anticipation swelled from the packed stands of stude...

Raiders bring the lightning and thunder against Crystal Lake South

Raiders bring the lightning and thunder against Crystal Lake South

Nicole Darnall

September 29, 2019

The grey clouds soar across the sky at a slow but steady pace. The football players and coaches filed onto the field with a determined aura. The stands are filled with eager parents and students, all anticipating this football game against Crystal Lake South. It was game time. Looking up into the st...

Two Teams, One Victor: Sep. 14 Football Game

Two Teams, One Victor: Sep. 14 Football Game

Austin Stadie

September 15, 2018

On Sep. 14, the Huntley Red Raiders and Cary-Grove Trojans went to war. Both teams entered the fourth week of the season undefeated, and both teams hoped to keep it that way. The previous week, Huntley had a huge win over Prairie Ridge, ending the team’s 30-game winning streak, and their first win...

Huntley football loses in the quarterfinals to #1 ranked Loyola Academy

Huntley football loses in the quarterfinals to #1 ranked Loyola Academy

Maggie McGee

November 12, 2016

Countless players, countless coaches, and countless hours of work put in with countless amounts of blood, sweat, and tears was what led Huntley to such a successful season.   Countless touchdowns, countless yards rushed, countless passes thrown, and countless memories made on and off the field was wh...

Huntley Football Takes Over DC

Huntley Football Takes Over DC

Danielle King

September 10, 2016

riday night, junior Eric Mooney lead his team to a victory 57-14 win against Dundee Crown. Within just the first quarter, Mooney himself ran in three touchdowns. The first touchdown was only about three minutes into the game. Mooney rushed 75 yards of the total 449 yards covered by Huntley. Going into the g...

Unexpected End to an Undefeated Season

Unexpected End to an Undefeated Season

Brandon Frey

November 9, 2015

t was a perfect season so far. 9-0. Huntley had already beaten one of the best teams in the state, Cary-Grove. Heading into the playoffs ranked second in their division, Huntley played Minooka in their first game. Even with the rainy weather and the soaked field, Huntley was still able to get the...

Red Raiders Dethrone Dundee-Crown, Complete Perfect Season

Red Raiders Dethrone Dundee-Crown, Complete Perfect Season

Madeline Moffett

October 26, 2015

he Huntley Red Raiders football team beat the Dundee-Crown Chargers 43-6 , sealing the Raiders' first undefeated season in school history. This season has been full of firsts for the Red Raiders. "No team has ever beat Cary before this season," said junior running back Mike Ahmer. "The fact th...

Huntley football wins easily over Crystal Lake South

Huntley football wins easily over Crystal Lake South

Courtney Thomas

October 11, 2015

The Huntley High School’s varsity football team, the Red Raiders, played their last home game of the season last night against Crystal Lake South. The Raiders won, 36-13. With 5 minutes and 26 seconds left in the first quarter, Eric Mooney scored the first touchdown of the game. “It was a gr...

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