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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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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Hills West Sits Atop The Suffolk County Throne With A Win Over Harborfields

| 02/27/2016 | 0 Comments
Hills West Sits Atop The Suffolk County Throne With A Win Over Harborfields

Hills West captured the overall Suffolk County championship at Stony brook university with a finish of 57-56. What this game didn’t have in “importance”, it made up for in how the game finished. This game wasn’t an elimination game, had no effect on either teams chances to make the final four in Glen Falls.  This […]

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Half Hollow Hills Varsity Swim: The Cold Shouldered Dynasty

| 02/11/2016 | 0 Comments
Half Hollow Hills Varsity Swim: The Cold Shouldered Dynasty

The Oxford Dictionary defines dominance as having power and/or influence over others. There is no other word that better describes the Half Hollow Hills Varsity Swim Team over the past ten years. One only needs to look at a single number to comprehend how long the team has been reigning, and that number is 10. 10 is […]

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The Quest For 1,000

| 01/29/2016 | 0 Comments

Tori Harris reached a milestone that most other basketball players can only dream of: scoring 1,000 career points. She scored her 1,007th point at home against West Babylon on Thursday, January 28. By reaching this feat she will join a very selective list of both girls and boys  at High School West. Tori would only […]

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