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Center Brock Moritz rebounds to help team secure winning record

Center Brock Moritz rebounds to help team secure winning record

Emily McNicholas, Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior captain, Brock Mortiz, has been working hard this season to take the varsity basketball team all the way.  The team’s record 8-3 so far this season, and Brock says the team might only loose two more games. He has been playing basketball for eight years and has worked his way up to averaging...

Polo player Brennan Wells takes home national championship

Polo player Brennan Wells takes home national championship

Megan Lime, Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Brennan Wells (’18) has been riding horses ever since he can remember and he has grown up with polo being the center of his life. He started playing polo at age six. His mother is a horseback riding instructor and polo coach at their farm, Marlan Farm, which houses around 30 horses. Well’s father...

Girls indoor track team shoots for third state championship

Girls indoor track team shoots for third state championship

Keegan Whittle, Conor McCue, Rebecca Meldron, and Rohit Mishra

January 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

This year the girls indoor track team is back and going after a third state championship. "Our goal is the same as always," Coach Bradley Duvall says, "[to] win the county meet, regional meet, and state meet."  Having won the state championship the past 2 years and the county championship the past 11, the team and coaches are confident they can...

4×800 meter relay team beats school record

4×800 meter relay team beats school record

Chloe Parker and Jen Barranco, Reporters

January 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday Jan. 20 at Georgetown Preparatory School the 4x800 Meter relay team, Kara Schmidt (’18), Jen Barranco (’19), Hannah Weeren (’18), and Emily Konkus (’19) set a new school record of 9:40.7 minutes.

Varsity cheer gears up for new season

Varsity cheer gears up for new season

Molly Szymanski, Joe Inglisa, Katie Salko, and Claire Sperber

January 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

According to Judge Lindsay Posner ('20), the perfect competition routine has these qualities: "difficulty's high, execution is... straight up, hitting scales, tumbling's clean, loud cheers... energy's high on the floor." The varsity cheer team is already diving head first into a new rigorous competitive...

Basketball raises awareness for cancer

Basketball raises awareness for cancer

Katie Blair, Haley Page, Sydney Powell, Halli Powers, Reporters

January 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Basketball coach Jim Rhoads, along with the boys' varsity basketball team, will be taking part in the Coaches vs. Cancer Three-Point Challenge throughout the month of January, with a goal of raising $1,000. This fundraiser, which was organized through the National Association of Basketball Coaches...

Athlete of the month: Nicole Burkoski goes the distance

Athlete of the month: Nicole Burkoski goes the distance

Emily McNicholas, Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

Athlete, Nicole Burkoski (’18), is passionate about running. She participates in all three running sports, consisting of Cross Country in the fall, Indoor Track and Field in the winter, and Outdoor Track and Field in the spring. So far this year, she has been a part of the 2017 Cross Country State...

Athlete of the month: Kara Schmidt sprints to set PRs

Athlete of the month: Kara Schmidt sprints to set PRs

Emily McNicholas, Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

On your mark, get set, go!  Kara Schmidt (’18) runs a 26 second lap around the indoor track to set her personal record. Schmidt is one of the Indoor Track and Field athletes that continues to outperform others.  In races, she runs any distance from 200 to 800 meters and said the 200 meter is her...

Athletic department recognizes athletes playing in college

Athletic department recognizes athletes playing in college

Megan Lime, Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

Hereford High School hosted an informational ceremony on Nov. 21 for athletes who will be playing a sport in college next year, recognizing all senior athletes committed to DI, DII, and DIII colleges. The majority of the athletes are committed for Men’s Lacrosse, and include the following: Scott...

Girls basketball games lack a student section

Girls basketball games lack a student section

Lindsay Clarke, Reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

There’s nothing more exciting for an athlete of any sport than having a huge student section filled with all your classmates cheering you on for an important game. Hereford students fill the stands at football, field hockey, boys’ basketball, and lacrosse games. But when you look at the stands at...

Why the name on the front is more important than the name on the back

Lily Cavallaro, Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

After watching one of my all-time favorite movies, Miracle, in film class last month, it got me thinking: what made the success? How did a team of 20 rookies walk into the greatest sports event in the world and reach the pinnacle of victory? In 1980 Herb Brooks took the US hockey team to win a go...

Ravens season recap

Max Herbkersman, Reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

I am depressed. Some may say my reasoning is foolish but when the Ravens soil their chances of getting into the postseason I can’t help but feel hopeless. The Ravens had an inconsistent season. I was hopeful that this year with the acquisition of veteran wide receiver, Jeremy Maclin that the Ravens...

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