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GO HILLS WEST

| 01/18/2017 | 0 Comments

Cheerleading. Even saying the word makes people feel bad. It’s the sport the uncoordinated author of this article wishes she could do. When most people think of cheerleading, people think of glitter, cute uniforms, school spirit, and, the popular high-school brat from their favorite TV show.  Cheerleading, however, isn’t about exaggerated smiling or peppiness. Instead, […]

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“USA Hockey is Do or Die!”: The Electrifying Shootout Win Against Canada for World Junior Championship Gold

| 01/18/2017 | 0 Comments
“USA Hockey is Do or Die!”: The Electrifying Shootout Win Against Canada for World Junior Championship Gold

Team USA defeated Team Canada in a thrilling shootout last Thursday, January 5, to win the gold at the annual IIHF U20 Junior Championships held in Toronto and Montreal, Canada. Troy Terry had earlier scored 3 shootout goals in the semifinal against Russia to advance the team to this gold medal game. Both teams were […]

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Hills West Girls Basketball Team

| 01/18/2017 | 0 Comments

Hills West has a variety of sports, ranging from using your hands, to using  golf putts or lacrosse sticks. Among the wide range of sports offered here at Hills West, we have the girls basketball team. The girls basketball team consists of eleven girls named Sara, Gianna, Joi, Jada, Channiah, Danny, Emily, Kayla, Anna and […]

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The Chicago Kidnapping: the Result of a Broken Nation

| 01/13/2017 | 0 Comments

                      Three Chicago teens and one adult, Brittany Covington, 18; her sister Tanisha Covington, 24; Tesfaye Cooper, 18; and Jordan Hill, 18, have been charged with hate crimes after a live Facebook video showed them torturing a mentally disabled teen for up to six hours, […]

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Senior Coach; It’s Not What You Think It Is!

| 01/12/2017 | 0 Comments
Senior Coach; It’s Not What You Think It Is!

There are a lot of interesting parts of school sports today.  There is fencing, indoor track, wrestling, and other sports.  However, the clear sport that gets the most attention is basketball, particularly the boy´s basketball team, who is sitting at 8-1 right now.  But there is more to this team than what meets the eye. […]

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Colts Fall To Hills East, Recover With Win At Bellport

| 01/12/2017 | 0 Comments

This past Sunday, the Hills West boys basketball team suffered their first loss of the season to district rival Hills East at Adelphi University in Garden City. The Colts were able to build a comfortable 33-20 first half off of a hot shooting start, and eventually finished off the half with a 36-28 lead. The […]

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Player Profile: Gaetham Fils-Aime

| 01/12/2017 | 0 Comments
Player Profile: Gaetham Fils-Aime

Everyone here at Hills West can agree that the boys’ basketball team is a great source of pride for our school and its students. Led by head coach, Bill Mitaritonna, the team has surged to a 12-1 record, and everyone is extremely excited about the team’s play, especially senior, and member of the team, Gaetham […]

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Early Season High School West Wrestling

During winter, multiple sports are occurring including: Basketball, Track and also Wrestling. The Wrestling team at High School West started off the season with two wins against North Babylon and Uniondale. The first meet was against North Babylon and ended up with Hills West on top winning 40-35. It was a very close match because […]

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