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  • January 23"When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful" ~Eric Thomas (submitted by Justin Edgecombe)

  • December 18“If you take the time to do something correct the first time, you don’t have to spend the extra time redoing it.” (Submitted by Dr. Young)

  • December 18 “The future belongs to those who are prepared.... Education is the passport to the future.” ~Malcolm X (Submitted by Mr. Hennessy)

Hawks Girls Cross Country Finishes Strong

Hawks Girls Cross Country Finishes Strong

November 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Hillcrest Grils Cross Country team finished their season at the IHSA Sectional Championships with outstanding performances from Jasmine Curry, La Shonda Johnson, Darlene Moore-Jones, Vashi Black, Jamiah Bell and Teyha Allen. Hillcrest is also proud to have an ALL-REGION runner in Jasmine Curry. ...

Girls XC Advances to Sectional Championships

Girls XC Advances to Sectional Championships

October 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

Congratulations to the Girls Cross Country team on advancing to the Wheaton Academy Sectional Championships next Saturday. The team placed 4th as a team at the Thornridge Regional. The Hawks were led by ALL-REGION runner Jasmine Curry who placed 5th overall--she ran her best race of the year. ...

What’s With All the Racket?

What’s With All the Racket?

Courtney Hollis, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Hillcrest High School Girls Tennis recently had its first State qualifiers in as many as four years. This accomplishment was made by seniors Mia Jones and Kayla Weddington. This first doubles team beat everyone in their sectionals and was able to make it down to state. Although they have came a...

Good Luck Hawk Athletes!

Good Luck Hawk Athletes!

October 20, 2017


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Good luck Senior Football, Cheerleaders and Cross Country athletes as you compete this weekend at your events.  Promoting School pride and School Spirit was our goal. The Sports Marketing Team of Jadin Luckey, Cameron Bryant, Darryl Rouse, Marlon Strong, Jalen Hughes and Dajon Taylor worked very...

Where’s the NBA All Star Game?

Where’s the NBA All Star Game?

Devin Preston, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

We may never see the traditional NBA All Star weekend again. For the 2018 NBA Season, the All-Star Game in Los Angeles with East and West talent packed teams are to be discontinued. No longer will we see a lack of defense in what everyone may see imbalanced teams. The National Basketball Association (NBA)...

Girls XC finishes 4th at the South Suburban Blue Conference Championship

Girls XC finishes 4th at the South Suburban Blue Conference Championship

October 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Girls Cross Country Team finished 4th at the South Suburban Blue Conference Championships. The Varsity was led by Jasmine Curry finishing in 11th Place (top 10 were All-Conference). Other tremendous efforts were turned in by LaShonda Johnson, Darlene Moore-Jones, Zanea Hughes and Tehya Allen....

Hawk Tennis Duo Qualifies for State

Hawk Tennis Duo Qualifies for State

October 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Congratulations to the varsity Hawk tennis team on their fourth place finish at state sectionals this past weekend. This is the highest team finish in years. A special shout out goes out to Mia Jones and Kayla Weddington on their third place finish in doubles. They have qualified for the state...

Gallery: Girls Cross Country

Gallery: Girls Cross Country

October 13, 2017


Filed under Slide Show, Sports

Hillcrest Girls Cross Country has had an outstanding season with many medals earned.  Senior Jasmine Curry has led the Varsity all season placing in the top 25 and top 10 all season long. ...

Hawks compete in Bengal Mad Dash

Hawks compete in Bengal Mad Dash

October 9, 2017


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On October 7th, the Hawks competed in the first-time-ever Bengal Mad Dash at Oak Forest High School. The Hawks competed against a field of 15 teams in a road race around the City of Oak Forest led by a Police car and finished at the 50 yard line of the football field. By finishing on the football fie...

Hillcrest Girls Cross Country represent Hillcrest in Style

Hillcrest Girls Cross Country represent Hillcrest in Style

October 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Slide Show, Sports

Promoting "Breast Awareness Month"  the Hawks ran in their race vs. Shepard, De La Salle and Eisenhower wearing all Pink instead of their traditional "Blue Speed Suits" Not only did they look awesome, all girls ran personal best times.  Great Job Hawks!!

Hawk Tennis Downs Southland Prep

Hawk Tennis Downs Southland Prep

October 3, 2017


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Congratulations to the varsity Hawk tennis team on picking up their 6th win in their last 7 matches: defeating Southland Prep 4-1. Leading the way were Sami Davis and Tyler Allen at third doubles, followed by Mia Jones and Kayla Weddington at first doubles. After a slow start, Downtown Nailah Brown...

Girls XC Team Acknowledges Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Girls XC Team Acknowledges Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 3, 2017


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The Girls Cross Country Team is acknowledging "Breast Cancer Awareness Month" by wearing Tye-Dye leggins, special white and Pink shirts with the Breast Awareness symbols made into a cross country shoe and Pink Head Bands. The Girls Cross Country Team deeply realizes the importance of this month and will also represent Hillcrest in their race wearing th...

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