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Varsity cheer gears up for new season

Varsity Bulls wait for their name to be called at awards at the Hereford Invitational. They won third place at home and first at Dulaney.

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

January 21, 2018

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

Coach Walter flaunts his

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

January 19, 2018

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

Burkoski finished the 2A Cross Country States ace in nineteenth place which helped her team take first place overall.

Emily McNicholas, Reporter

January 16, 2018

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

Captain of the soccer team, Schmidt, looks to make a pass to her teammate downfield.

Emily McNicholas, Reporter

January 16, 2018

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

These athletes will take the field for their universities in their freshmen years'. Committed DI, DII,and DIII athletes of the Class of 2018 gathered in the Hereford High School library for the annual Signing Ceremony.

Megan Lime, Reporter

January 16, 2018

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

Cam Smith ('19), Lindsay Clarke ('20), and Brynne DeLuzio ('19) compete against Landsdowne High School.  The hard-fought game ended in a win for Hereford.

Lindsay Clarke, Reporter

January 12, 2018

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

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

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...

The NBA debate: The Thunder Buddies are for real

Mark Suchy, Reporter

December 4, 2017

What if I told you the best team in the National Basketball Association isn’t from the Bay Area? What if I told you a team that made the conference finals last year, upgraded at two key positions and extended their bench? What if I also told you they were coached by a man who took a team from...

The NBA debate: It’s the Dubs title to win (again)

Max Herbkersman, Reporter

December 4, 2017

With the 2017-2018 NBA season underway, it’s time for me to make my way too early prediction for the champion. The Golden State Warriors will hoist the Larry O’Brian trophy for a third time in four years. I am by no means a Golden State fan. I would hate to see them in the finals for a fourth...

Wrestling: Dropping bodies and pounds

Megan, Lime

December 4, 2017

In the sport of wrestling, it is very common to lose or gain weight and to move up or down weight classes. This is done in order to increase the wrestler’s chances of winning their matches. Wrestlers cutting weight to compete in a weight class is nothing new. Unfortunately, many of these athletes...

Athlete of the month: Dillon Coffey

Athlete of the month: Dillon Coffey

Emily McNicholas, Reporter

November 28, 2017

Dripping in sweat and breathing heavily, Dillon Coffey rounds the sharp hill crest and sprints past the Dulaney runner. Since freshman year, Coffey has contributed to the varsity cross country team and stands out as a top performer.  He has worked his way to being team captain for his senior year...