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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)
Making a Change in the Community

Making a Change in the Community

Khani Mcneese, Staff Writer December 22, 2022

It was a tough year for the 2023 Hillcrest Hawks varsity football team. They managed to go 5-5 to end the season with a great and hard fought win against Oak Forest High school in the last game of the...

Photo courtesy of ChaAnna Kassim

Ready to Rumble

Leterious Hall and Bryce Tillery November 22, 2022

Last year, the Hillcrest Hawks wrestling team came out dominating the competitions winning every Dual and Tri Meet they had, but ultimately came up short to Oak Forest when wrestling for the District Championship....

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Hillcrest Girls Basketball Preview

Bryce Tillery and Leterious Hall November 16, 2022

Your Hillcrest girls home and season opener was supposed to take place last night against Bloom Township. Unfortunately, they weren’t able to have the game due to Bloom having some problems on their...

Hawks vs Hawks

Hawks vs Hawks

Khani Mcneese, Staff Writer October 10, 2022

The Hillcrest Hawks football team has faced a lot of adversity since the beginning of the season. In the summer, they did an amazing job with winning a 7 on 7 tournament and even played great against opposing...

The Domino Effect Of Team Sports

The Domino Effect Of Team Sports

Precious Windham, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

Football, tennis, basketball, volleyball: all sports - all team sports. These sports require teamwork, communication, dedication, and understanding. Once you are on the field or on the court, it all...

Do We Really Have Hawk Pride?

Do We Really Have Hawk Pride?

Kahliah Wright, Staff Writer September 15, 2022

Several athletes from different sports have had a similar experience; some Hillcrest athletes don't feel supported unless they’re winning.  For example, football player, Natanhiel Logan said, “I...

Hawks Baseball

Hawks Baseball

Kendall Price, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Are you ready for some Hawks baseball? Spring sports are finally upon us, and we’re starting things off with baseball. While the Hawks baseball program has struggled over the years, posting a negative...

Members of the 2021-22 Hawks Baseball Team: Leterious Hall, Isaiah Harris, Tyson Rose, Delvon Harvey, Deion Boyce, Jayden Mims, & Jamier Lee

Hawks Rebuilding

Leterious Hall and Bryce Tillery April 29, 2022

Hillcrest is not a well-known school when it comes to baseball, but we have some young talented players that are giving the Hawks a new identity. Your Hawks started off the season 3-11 with an upcoming...

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Hawks Basketball Top Dawgs of the South Suburbs?

Kendall Price, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

Head coach Don Houston has done a great job of assembling the best prospects in the south Suburban area. Players like Senior shooting guard Aa’Reyon Munir-Jones, and St. Rita transfer Center Darrion...

Jayden Dillworth, weight class 285lb, after a win against Evergreen Park.

Stepping Up to the Mat

Cha’Anna Kassim, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

Starting in November, the new upcoming wrestling season has begun! But this year things are looking a little different.  With a nicely stacked roster this year of freshmen and sophomores, the Hillcrest...

Next Up Hawks: A Preview of Hillcrest Basketball

Next Up Hawks: A Preview of Hillcrest Basketball

Leterious Hall and Bryce Tillery November 14, 2021

With the highly anticipated basketball season coming up, players are very anxious to get on the court and dominate the competition. The last time Hillcrest Hawks have won a championship was 2010, but that’s...

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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...

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