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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)

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 opponents was what made Malik a standout student athlete. Even when Malik was not bowling his best,...

Lady Hawks Top Argonauts

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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 Jamila Mitchell with a double-double, 19 points and 14 rebounds. The game was very close throughout...

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, in our newly obtained field house. The Hawks practices will start in the weight room and participan...

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 year, our old dugouts were torn down and new ones were put up. I was glad that our program was able t...

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 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

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

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: 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

Senior Michele Mims at 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Hillcrest Girls Cross Country Hosts Hillcrest Invitational

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

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 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

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

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...

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