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  • "When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful" ~Eric Thomas (submitted by Justin Edgecombe)
  • “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)
  • “The future belongs to those who are prepared.... Education is the passport to the future.” ~Malcolm X (Submitted by Mr. Hennessy)
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Corona Season Activities

Essence Knighten-EL, Staff Writer December 22, 2020

‘Tis the season all around, and upon every boy and girl’s face is a frown. Why might that be, you may ask...there’s no winter sports going on because corona stopped that plan.  There’s no doubt...

Hillcrest Winter Sports

Hillcrest Winter Sports

Malik Brandon, Staff Writer November 10, 2020

As fall comes to an end and winter approaches the Hillcrest Hawks prepare for their winter sports. The only question that remains is: Which sports will be played on schedule and how will they be played? ...

Bowling Hawk State Finals Appearance

Bowling Hawk State Finals Appearance

February 5, 2020

Junior boys’ bowler Malik Brandon had quite the 2019-2020 season. His 201 pin season average led the team, but his leadership, sportsmanship, and positive attitude towards his teammates, coaches, and...

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Lady Hawks Top Argonauts

Aaliyah Doss, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

Yesterday, the Lady Hawks basketball team defeated the Argo Argonauts in an intense game with the final score of 62-61. Highlights included: Trinity Duckworth 17 points, Tahlor Sutton 18 points and freshmen...

Hawks Track & Field 2020: A Preview

Hawks Track & Field 2020: A Preview

James Edgecombe, Staff Writer December 10, 2019

The Hillcrest Hawks Track & Field team has started conditioning and preparing for a shot at the state championship this year. Practice is being held right after school, three days out of the week,...

Hillcrest Gets New Dugouts

Hillcrest Gets New Dugouts

Alexis Allen, Staff Writer November 9, 2019

For years, Hillcrest softball had yet to receive any updates to the softball fields. After playing here for 3 years, I figured we would never see new dugouts, but, at the beginning of the school...

Hillcrest Football 2018: A Look Back

Hillcrest Football 2018: A Look Back

Makayla Coleman, Staff Writer December 14, 2018

The Hillcrest High School 2018 football team had an amazing season this year. They were able to finish undefeated in the regular season (9-0) with a final record of (12-1). They were also named 2018 Conference...

Teya Lewis,Gloria Agblami, & Aniya Matthews show off their medals after the Colonel Madden Cross Town Meet in Oak Forest. (10/6/18)

Frosh/Soph Cross Country Team Excels at Oak Forest Mad Dash Invite

October 8, 2018

The Girls Cross Country Team ran at the Oak Forest Mad Dash Invite. The Varsity was led by Zenea Hughes. However, the big story was the Frosh/Soph team placing 4th out of 15 teams and having 4 medalists:...

Senior Michele Mims at Rich East Rocket Invitational.

Michele Mims (’19) Beats Personal Best at the Rich East Rocket Invitational

October 2, 2018

The Hillcrest Girls Cross Country Team ran at the Rich East Rocket Invitational loaded with teams like Andrew, Glenbard North, Bradley and Lockport. The Hawks received a tremendous race from Senior...

Medalists at the TF North Meteor Invitational. (9/15/18)

The Hillcrest Frosh/Soph Girls Cross Country Team Continues Improving

September 17, 2018

The Hillcrest Frosh/Soph Team finished in 4th Place Saturday out of 16 teams at the TF North Meteor Invitational. During the three mile race, Hillcrest was led by Medalists Mia Fairley and Aniya Matthews. The...

The Hillcrest Girls Cross Country Team at the T.F. North meet. (9/11/18)

Hillcrest Girls Cross Country Runners Achieve Personal Bests at T. F. North

September 12, 2018

The Hillcrest High School Girls Cross Country team had their best performance of the season so far at T.F. North yesterday: placing 2nd overall with  five runners placing in the top 12. The Hawks were...

Jennah Richard and Daisha Ash compete during the Hillcrest Invitational (9/1/18)

Hillcrest Girls Cross Country Hosts Hillcrest Invitational

September 4, 2018

Hillcrest High School Girls Cross Country hosted the Hillcrest Invitational Saturday at the Hazel Crest Basin. Both the Frosh/Soph and Varsity teams did very well, with the Varsity placing in 3rd place. The...

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