Hereford Harbinger

Brady’s Banter: Athletes and Politics not a good mix

Brady McGee, Reporter

April 7, 2017

LeBron James is the one athlete I have an extreme amount of respect for and not just for his unbelievable abilities on the court. Of course he can run fast, jump high, and shoot a basketball but the way he’s composed himself and handled his life off the court since entering the league as an 18 year...

Bulls Defeat North Harford 18-5

 The girls Varsity Lacrosse team gets their picture taken before their game. It is a traditionthat the seniors sit on top of the wall in the back.

Megan Lime

April 6, 2017

On Monday March 27th, at 5:15 PM girls varsity lacrosse faced North Harford at our home field. This was their third game of the season. “We’re just gonna go out there and play our hardest focusing on the things we have worked on in practice and I think we are going to show up everywhere on the fie...

Possible helmet rule for girls’ lacrosse ignites speculation

Libby May, Reporter

April 6, 2017

Helmets, whether they effectively prevent concussions or not, are mandated by US Lacrosse to be worn in boys’ lacrosse. Speculation over whether girls’ lacrosse players will have to sport the headgear occupies many girl lacrosse players’ minds. Concussions caused by contact sports are serious...

USA Baseball Wins WBC 8-0

Jimmy Danielczyk, Reporter

March 31, 2017

USA baseball team defeated Puerto Rico in the WBC March 22, winning the title for the first time in history. Previously, the team’s best finish was third in 2009. The start of the tournament was leading down the path toward another disappointing finish. Despite the six-inning no hitter from team...

Chase Kalisz wins NCAA Championship

Caitlynn Hickey, Online Editor

March 30, 2017

Physical Education teacher Mike Kalisz’s son, Chase Kalisz, has won his 3rd NCAA Championship. This includes a new American Record in the 400 IM. The competition took place on Friday, March 24 at the Indiana University Natatori “Titles are always nice, but I’m pleased with how I put the ...

Teachers win Rematch 47-46

Teachers win Rematch 47-46

Max Herbkersman, Sports Editor

March 16, 2017

All photos by Emma Coleman The long-awaited basketball rematch between teachers and seniors ended with a teacher win, 47-46. Faculty, students, parents, and other Hereford Zone community members looking for a night of fun filled the stands, helping to raise thousands of dollars for the Class of 2017. ...

Robotics teams compete in State Championship

Hereford's 929U team pose for a picture. They qualified for the world championship by making it to the semifinals.

Caitlynn Hickey, Online Editor

March 10, 2017

Over the weekend of March 4 and 5, the Maryland VEX robotics State Championship was held at Dundalk High School. Hereford’s sixth seeded 929U team consisting of, Andrew Zhu (’20), George Koutsoukos (’20), Kent Bowers (’20), Luke Kremer (’20), and Dean Harmon (’19), upset the third seed...

Wrestlers compete in State Tournament

Wrestling Coach Brett Baier, Jimmy Cavin ('17), Coach Ron Causey, and Troy Gladney ('17) stand together for one last picture. Gladney and Cavin wrestled their last matches with the high school team at states on March 5.

Alex Trikeriotis, Online Editor

March 10, 2017

In this year’s Maryland state wrestling tournament at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro on March 5. Jimmy Cavin (’17) finished third in states getting his hundredth win, while beating last year’s state champ in overtime. Troy Gladney (’17) placed fourth and Cale McMurdy (’18) placed in...

Skiiers and Snowboarders discuss differences

Henry Traynor ('18) snowboards at Park City, Utah.

Sydney Watts and Jen Barranco

March 8, 2017

The rivalry between skiing and snowboarding all started in 1960 when an American guy named Sherman Poppen invented the first snowboard for his daughter as a toy. Before the snowboard was invented, skiers dominated the mountains. At first many ski resorts opposed the idea of allowing snowboarders down...

Athletes commit to rippin’ net in college

Graham Hyde and Peyton Martino

March 8, 2017

This year, a record number of students from all graduating classes are committed to play lacrosse at the collegiate level. The lacrosse program at Hereford is dominant for several reasons. Many parents sign their children up for lacrosse recreation programs as early as preschool. Hereford brings in...

High school showering goes down the drain

High school showering goes down the drain

Hannah Weeren

March 8, 2017

Four perfectly functioning showers are in both locker rooms, which means eight perfectly functioning showers are never used. Even if students wanted to shower in the full five minutes they are given after gym class, they cannot because the showers are full of miscellaneous equipment. Principal Joe...

Dunk strives for Olympic Glory

Dunk strives for Olympic Glory

Emma Charles, Reporter

March 8, 2017

Most high students spend their free time sitting at home binge-watching Netflix or playing on their phone, but Ryan Dunk (’19) is chasing his Olympic dreams. Dunk represented Baltimore Figure Skating Club in the 2016 Junior National Competition and placed third. Dunk said nationals was an exciting...