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Huntley football wins first round of playoffs

Huntley football wins first round of playoffs

Taylor Koop

November 4, 2019

“Proud to Be an American” by Lee Greenwood plays as Huntley’s varsity football team walks onto the field holding flags to honor those who serve and to represent the two players going into the armed forces.  The team suited up in their black uniforms for the first playoff game at home against ...

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...

From years of soccer to varsity starting football player

From years of soccer to varsity starting football player

Sarahi Barcenas

September 19, 2019

The lights are beaming down on senior starting kicker Brian Vavra, with Raider Nation chanting, extending their arms, and wiggling their fingers. It is him and the football and everything else is a blur.  It has been a difficult journey to get the position of starting varsity kicker that he has tod...

Friday the 13th has nothing on Huntley football

Friday the 13th has nothing on Huntley football

Emmy Cohen

September 14, 2019

As the Red Raiders walked onto the field, a sense of determination filled the air. The game against Prairie Ridge ended 28-24 with Huntley emerging victorious after a last-minute comeback. There was a lot more focus than in the previous game against Jacobs, where Huntley lost 14-7. “I think our wh...

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...

The Right to Kneel

Austin Stadie

October 10, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence walked out of a Colts game on October 8 in protest of players kneeling during the national anthem. By doing so, he reduced an anthem, meant to unify the American people, to a political stunt. “President Trump and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers,...

The playoffs are here

The playoffs are here

Joe Rizzo

December 13, 2015

  he year is almost over and we are approaching New Year's Eve. That means the College Football Playoffs are set and ready to go. This will be the second year now that we have a College Playoff. Four teams will have to win 2 games to be crowned the National Champions. Last year, Ohio State slid into the final four ...

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