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Is it over for the reigning champions?

Is it over for the reigning champions?

Tomiwa Adegbite, Staff Writer May 11, 2023

Following the conclusion of Monday’s game versus the Lakers, the Golden State Warriors are now down 3 games to 1 (3-1) in the Western Conference Semifinals. With game 5 set to occur on Wednesday, May...

Will the Suns Win it All?

Will the Suns Win it All?

Tolu Samuels, Staff Writer April 25, 2023

For the first time in Phoenix Sun's history, will they have a chance to bring it all home? Establishing the organization in 1968 it's Been over 60 years and yet to make a championship...

Photo credit: Keith Franklin

Hillcrest Wrestling 2019-2023

Leterious Hall and Bryce Tillery March 24, 2023

Hillcrest wrestling has been through a lot these past few years. Having gone through seven different coaches in the past four years, current seniors Latrelle Hall, Sir Smith, Cha’anna Kassim, Leterious...

Hillcrest Hawks Soar Over Brooks Eagles

Hillcrest Hawks Soar Over Brooks Eagles

Tolu Samuels, Staff Writer February 27, 2023

On Friday night, the Hawks traveled 30 mins to face the Eagles in a regional championship game. The Hawks, who were down by 8 at the end the first and down 1 at the half, had an amazing 3rd quarter to...

Hillcrest Hawks Win Regionals, 2/16/23. Photo Courtesy of Quentin Heady

What A Season

Kahlyse Wright, Staff Writer February 24, 2023

The Hillcrest Lady Hawks won a big game no one expected them to win. As the Lady Hawks played for Regionals, the first game they won and played was against the Bremen Braves. When they advanced, they then...

Signing Day

Signing Day

Khani Mcneese, Staff Writer February 24, 2023

National Signing Day (NSD) is a very important day for all athletes of all sports. One of the top basketball recruits at Hillcrest High School Darrion (DB) Baker who’s attending the University of...

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....

Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay

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...

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