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Hillcrest Football 2018: A Look Back

Hillcrest Football 2018: A Look Back

Makayla Coleman, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

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 Champs and 2018 State Semifinalists, in addition to other team and individual recognitions. ...

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

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

October 8, 2018


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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: Aniya Matthews, Teya Lewis, Gloria Aglami and Viviana Horta. All the girls ran their best times...

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

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

October 2, 2018


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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 Michele Mims breaking her personal best time by over 2 minutes. Michele led the team as their lead runner...

The Hillcrest Frosh/Soph Girls Cross Country Team Continues Improving

The Hillcrest Frosh/Soph Girls Cross Country Team Continues Improving

September 17, 2018


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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 Hawks continue to improve and get stronger -- other outstanding performances were turned...

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

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

September 12, 2018


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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 led by senior Zenea Hughes (2nd place), Michele Mims (5th place), Vashi Black (6th place), Tahya...

Hillcrest Girls Cross Country Hosts Hillcrest Invitational

Hillcrest Girls Cross Country Hosts Hillcrest Invitational

September 4, 2018


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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 Varsity was led by their lead runner Zenee Hughes while having outstanding performances for...

Girls Cross Country Kicks off 2018 Season

Girls Cross Country Kicks off 2018 Season

August 30, 2018


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The Girls Cross Country Team started their season at the District 228 Championships. On the Varsity Level the Hawks were led by seniors Zenee Hughes, Jenah Richard and Tahya Allen. On the Frosh/Soph Level Hillcrest was led by Sophomore Brandi Givens....

Boys Track & Field Sectional Results

Boys Track & Field Sectional Results

May 18, 2018


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Congratulations to the following boys track athletes on their performance at the IHSA 2A Sectional Meet Thursday night and earning a 2A Sectional Medal: Kyle Mayo 5th place in the 4x400M Relay Devion Mercer 5th place in the 4x400M Relay Gabe Are 5th place in the 4x400M Relay and 4th place in th...

Hawks Tennis on an Upswing

Hawks Tennis on an Upswing

May 9, 2018


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Congratulations to the varsity Hawks tennis team for their 4-1 win over TF United yesterday. Thomas Harris and Dante Jones won big at singles - not dropping a single game between the two. John Matthews and Raqeeb Yarrow won at first doubles and Jibril JD Dean and Jalen Norman picked up the win at...

Cavaliers Undergo Trade Makeover

Devin Preston, Guest Columnist

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Sports

Before reading, think about this: Isaiah Thomas on the Lakers Channing Frye on the  Lakers Jordan Clarkson on the Cavaliers Larry Nance Jr. on the Cavaliers Jae Crowder on the Jazz Derrick Rose on the Jazz Iman Shumpert on the Kings Joe Johnson on the Kings George Hill ...

Hillcrest Boys Basketball State Run Was Cut Short Due To A Shocking Buzzing Beater 3 Against Rich East

Hillcrest Boys Basketball State Run Was Cut Short Due To A Shocking Buzzing Beater 3 Against Rich East

Derrion Boyce, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


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First Half The Rockets came out of the gate and jumped right onto Hillcrest taking the lead 11-1. Through the midst of the first quarter Hillcrest was paving their way back into the game with the help of 6’7 Junior Dylan West who added 8 points in just 2 mins to make it 15-11. The Hawks were still...

Hawks Take First in SSC Blue

Hawks Take First in SSC Blue

February 13, 2018


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Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Basketball Team who clinched first place in the South Suburban Conference Blue with a 66-37 win over TF South. Danielle Wright led all scorers with 23 points and Trinity Duckworth added 18. The conference awards were announced this weekend and four Lady Hawks...

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