Author Archive: Matthew Gold

My name is Matthew Gold and I'm a Junior at High School West. My staff and I provide the most updated news for all school sports. Make sure to checkout the Colts Corner Podcast

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Soccer Playoff Push

| 11/01/2017 | 0 Comments
Soccer Playoff Push

The boys came into the playoffs as the League IV Champs with a 12-3-1 overall record that earned them a five seed in the grueling Suffolk County playoffs and home field advantage, which hasn’t happened in over five years. Coincidentally, this set them up with a first round playoff matchup against number twelve seed rival […]

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Hills West Soccer Team Battles Hills East In First Round Playoff Matchup

| 10/28/2017 | 0 Comments

The 2016-2107 boys soccer team finished with an impressive 10-5-2 record which qualified them for the playoffs. However, at the end of a low scoring defensive game, the Colts came out on the losing end with a 1-0 score against Northport. This premature knockout set the stage for what was to come in the 2017-2018 […]

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Hills West Soccer Gets Another Shutout Win

| 10/02/2017 | 0 Comments

Coming into this game vs  Deer Park, the Colts were on a four game win streak with a 5-1-1 league record and a 6-2-1 record overall. Perhaps the most impressive statistic was that three of those wins were shoutouts, and a combined margin of victory of 13-1. Leading the team is Leo Mussacchia who’s had […]

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Sweet 16! Coach Christian Retires After 16th Undefeated Season

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments
Sweet 16! Coach Christian Retires After 16th Undefeated Season

The 2015-2016 Half Hollow Hills West track team did not live up to their own standards, finishing with a mediocre 3-3 record. Coming into this season, the team saw an opportunity to build on the foundation they set from the previous year. That is exactly what happened as they went undefeated with a 6-0 record, […]

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Player Spotlight: Dylan Ryder

| 03/15/2017 | 0 Comments
Player Spotlight: Dylan Ryder

The 2016-2017 Wrestling team was the first in school history to win a league title. This isn’t surprising considering eleven members of the team competed in counties on February 11th and 12th at Suffolk Community College. However, only one of them was able to not only advance to the State tournament, but also win it […]

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Colts Come Home Strong Against Defending Class II Champs

| 09/26/2016 | 0 Comments

After the last time these two teams played, it seemed fitting that another impressive, one-sided game was in store. The only difference was, it was the Colts who proved their dominance this time around, defeating Newfield this past Saturday 49-33 at their Homecoming game. Coming off their demoralizing 54-38 loss in the Long Island Class […]

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Hills West Baseball Season comes to a Close

| 05/25/2016 | 0 Comments

The Hills West Baseball team is just the latest of the school teams to make a playoff appearance. After obtaining a 13-10 regular season record, however, the team was unable to make it past the third round of the Suffolk AA Playoffs. Their season came to an end after a defeat against No. 6 ranked […]

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Smokeless Tobacco Strikes Out

| 03/27/2016 | 0 Comments
Smokeless Tobacco Strikes Out

Chewing tobacco is one of the oldest methods of consuming tobacco. It goes as far back as before the arrival of the Europeans, and it is still used today. Soon after the creation of baseball in 1845, players and coaches alike consumed tobacco like it was candy. Furthermore, since the turn of the 21st century, […]

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