The Voice

Madison Tomlin finds inner strength through sports

Madison Tomlin finds inner strength through sports

Sara Hursey

November 23, 2019

She carefully arranges herself into the corner of the bright red mat, scanning the room. She mouths the counts as each beat in the music hits. She runs through the movements in her head, one step at a time. Finally, she lets go, breathes into the moment, and launches herself off the ground for a tumbling p...

HHS Cheer wraps up the season at State

Emma Kubelka

February 16, 2017

On Thursday Feb. 2, Ari Mosquera joined the rest of her team on the bus that would lead the team to the IHSA State Cheer Competition. Music blasted as Mosquera and her team mates belted the words to their favorite songs. They were excited and ready for the competition the next day. On Friday morning ...

Huntley hosts annual Sweetheart Challenge Competition

Huntley hosts annual Sweetheart Challenge Competition

Sarah Biernat

January 23, 2017

Entering the high school, the bright lights and booming music made up for the dull, gloomy skies. The world of cheer had engulfed all the attendees and optimism filled the atmosphere of the East Gym. Sunday, Jan. 22, Northern Illinois cheer teams gathered in the gym for the annual Huntley-based competition,...

Huntley cheer caps off best season in school history

Huntley cheer caps off best season in school history

Tyler Watkins

February 7, 2016

untley’s varsity cheer team wrapped up another successful season during the IHSA state meet at the U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington, Ill. The Raiders finished in sixth place among 25 teams in the large team division with a score of 89.93. Drastically improving upon their 14th place finish from ...

Huntley JV places second at Sweetheart Competition

Huntley JV places second at Sweetheart Competition

Lucas Modzelewski

January 25, 2016

weat beads down the faces of the cheerleaders from schools all across Illinois. They listen to the custom cheerleading tunes that play over the speakers that include fast-paced bass beats, bells, whistles and laser sounds added on to a wide variety of songs, all the way from Matchbox 20's "How Far We...

Huntley varsity cheerleading team takes 14th at state

Huntley varsity cheerleading team takes 14th at state

Claire Filpi

February 8, 2015

s the bright lights shine down on the floor, junior Karlie Lajewski can feel her nerves settling down. As the team gets set to begin, she looks up at her younger sister, something nobody else on the team can do. “It was so much fun, it made us so much closer,” said Lajewski. “It was a little ha...

Varsity Cheerleading team takes home the conference title for the third year in a row

Varsity Cheerleading team takes home the conference title for the third year in a row

Claire Filpi

January 20, 2015

veryone has pre game rituals, weather it is wearing the same socks or listening to the same song. There is something silly that every athlete does before they compete. As senior Taylor Lucas gets ready to go to warm ups for her last conference competition, she beings to feel excited to compete at on...

Varsity cheerleading team takes third at CLC invite

Varsity cheerleading team takes third at CLC invite

Claire Filpi

December 8, 2014

he smell of makeup and hair spray floods the hallways of Crystal Lake Central High School. These are smells that all cheerleaders are used to. As the Huntley High School varsity cheerleading team lines up in between the bright orange ropes, they can no longer control their nerves. “We were worried du...

Starting off the season right

Starting off the season right

Camille Paddock

October 5, 2014

n Saturday, Huntley’s varsity cheer team performed alongside 800 other cheerleaders and dancers at the University of Illinois. This exhibition was a preparation for the team’s upcoming competition season. The team’s goal this year is to get a bid to the State competition and they have been working hard t...

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