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Raider Nation needs to step it up

Raider Nation needs to step it up

By Tamara Funke
April 3, 2013

As the spring season finally gets into the swing of things after the long weather delay, track, lacrosse, soccer, baseball, and softball teams will be...

[GALLERY] Rams spoil senior night

[GALLERY] Rams spoil senior night

By Tamara Funke
February 8, 2013

The East Gym looked a little different Friday night as it was filled with red and white streamers and balloons, neon posters, and a senior-packed starting...

Girls basketball picks up 17th win against PR

Girls basketball picks up 17th win against PR

By Tamara Funke
January 19, 2013

The Prairie Ridge Wolves came out hungry Friday night, wanting revenge from the Red Raiders, whom they lost to 44-28 on Dec. 7.  The Wolves came out strong,...

Wrestling pins down Golden Eagles, takes win at Jacobs

Wrestling pins down Golden Eagles, takes win at Jacobs

By Tamara Funke
January 12, 2013

Senior Brandon Mabry started his team off with a solid match at 195 pounds Friday night atHarryD.JacobsHigh School, winning by major decision to help the...

SALT brings Huntley athletes together

SALT brings Huntley athletes together

By Tamara Funke
January 8, 2013

Huntley High School has yet another new club- the Student Athletic Leadership Team which began early in the 2012-2013 school year. Comprised of between...

HHS Athletic Department preps for future

HHS Athletic Department preps for future

By Tamara Funke
December 19, 2012

As the winter athletic season is well under way, more and more changes are occurring in the Huntley High School Athletic Department.  From leadership...

Haiku is way too overused

Haiku is way too overused

By Tamara Funke
November 16, 2012
While the convenience of Haiku LMS can be beneficial in some circumstances, its over use is hindering the experience of high school.
A season to remember

A season to remember

By Tamara Funke
October 25, 2012

The success of the 2012 Huntley High School boys golf team was predicted from the third day of practice.  Coaches Jim Rolando and Marty Manning sat upstairs...

Knee surgery ends Ryan Craigs basketball career

Knee surgery ends Ryan Craig’s basketball career

By Tamara Funke
October 24, 2012

It was the final practice of his junior basketball season.  It was his final basketball practice ever due to a knee injury that would keep him from playing...

Girls golf finishes historic season at sectionals

Girls golf finishes historic season at sectionals

By Tamara Funke
October 19, 2012

This year’s girls golf season will be one to remember, one for the history books.  The team accomplished something Huntley girls golf has never done...

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Students receive recognition at Spring Sports Awards Night

By Tamara Funke
May 23, 2012

On Monday, May 21, the athletic department hosted the Spring Sports Awards Night for student athletes in boys tennis, baseball, softball, girls soccer,...

Atheletic Director Bruce Blumer is introduced at Boys basketball Senior Night (M. Krebs).

Michelle Jakubowski announced as new athletic director

By Tamara Funke
May 14, 2012

    Current Assistant Athletic Director, math teacher, and varsity volleyball coach Michelle Jakubowski will begin her new job as Athletic...

Damn good pitching

Damn good pitching

By Tamara Funke
May 4, 2012

  In early June of 2009, the Huntley Red Raiders baseball team lost to Cary-Grove in the sectional semifinal 6-0.  This team, partly comprised...

For the love of sailing

For the love of sailing

By Tamara Funke
April 14, 2012

On Saturday, July 21, when most Huntley High Students are on vacation, playing sports, or hanging out with friends, sophomore Arion Yedinak will...

The refferre lays on the ground along with senior Josh Symbal and his opponent during state finals at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. (K.Summerville).

Josh Symbal places fifth at state wrestling competition

By Tamara Funke
February 20, 2012

Going into his senior season, Josh Symbal had a goal set for himself to become a two-time state qualifier for Huntley High School. This past Saturday...

The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review board denied the Centegra project in December. (Marek Makowski/Voice File Photo)

Supporters for Huntley hospital continue push in appeal process

By Tamara Funke
February 3, 2012

At 5:25 p.m. on Dec. 7, 2011, the Centegra supporter bus was solemn on its journey back from Bolingbrook Golf Club.  Village of Huntley Trustee Pam Fender...

Senior Josh Symbal competes against Dundee-Crown wrestler at the Fox Valley Conference. (Tamara Funke, Voice)

Huntley wrestling team competes in Fox Valley Conference

By Tamara Funke
January 29, 2012

Energy was running high as the Fox Valley Conference Wrestling Tournament went into the finals. Seven of Huntley’s wrestlers would be competing...

Running for Brooks- Grace Borhart

By Tamara Funke
September 19, 2011
Eikre’s cousin Brooks was diagnosed with cancer when he was 16. It started in his leg, and slowly moved throughout his body. The doctors tried everything to beat it, but once one step was taken another sign showed. They amputated his leg, but by then the abnormal cells had moved elsewhere, each time the cancer became more serious. Throughout everything, Brooks never gave up.
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