The Horizon Sun

Brady Nearly Gets Beamed

Max Larsen, Columnist

February 7, 2019


Filed under Sports

Tragedy nearly struck Patriots quarterback at the Jan. 20 Patriots v. Chiefs game. This tragedy came in the form of a Chiefs fan with a high-powered laser pointer directed at Brady’s face, trying to distract and potentially stun him. Both the Chiefs and Patriots agreed to ban the offending audience member from the Arrowhead Stadium for life...

Another Season, Another Set of Sports

Another Season, Another Set of Sports

Amber Fretwell, Columnist

January 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As 2019 begins, people talk of their fitness-related New Year’s resolutions. Participating in spring sports is just one way to help that resolution become a reality. There are many sports available at Horizon Honors for boys, girls, and co-ed teams. Co-Ed Track and Field is one sport offered that can help you fee...

Eagles Play Hard at Homecoming

Eagles Play Hard at Homecoming

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

January 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Horizon Honors Eagles put up a fight during the homecoming game, but unfortunately could not beat the Paradise Honors Panthers. The Eagles lost by 53 points, with a final score of 92-39. Even though they took the loss, the team gave it their all and did not give up, no matter what the score differ...

Watch the Game, Eat the Food, and Show Horizon Pride

Amber Fretwell, Columnist

January 17, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Events, Sports

Horizon Honors basketball is hosting their annual homecoming games on Friday, Jan. 18, starting at 4 p.m. in Horizon Honors gym. The theme for the game is a white out for our “Once Upon a Time” homecoming dance, which will take place at the Four Points hotel the following day. Try to go all out with...

Shocking Cardinals Win Does More Harm Than Good

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

December 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Cardinals and the Packers have one of the longest NFL rivalries, but the Cardinals’ win against the Packers didn’t exactly benefit the team on paper. While it added another win to their record, instead of having first pick for the draft, they now have fifth since they no longer have the least w...

Staying Silent and Getting Stuffed

Amber Fretwell, Columnist

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Events, Sports

Horizon Honors Basketball is hosting their first ever “Silent Night & Get Stuffed Game” on Monday, Dec. 10, starting at 7 p.m. The whole team would love for everyone to attend this special game. For the holiday season, the team has joined up with Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Every kid in the hosp...

Eagles Take an L

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

November 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

Horizon Honors took the lead in the first quarter with a score of 10-9, but lost it for the rest of the game. The game began strong, with freshman Michael Keelen leading the team in the first quarter. Seniors Gabe Knippers and Stephen McCollum also largely contributed to the game, keeping the energy...

Cookin’ Up Soccer Fundraiser at Chipotle

Cookin’ Up Soccer Fundraiser at Chipotle

Max Larsen, Columnist

November 29, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Events, Sports

The Horizon Honors Varsity and JV soccer teams are hosting a fundraiser with Chipotle to raise money to pay for uniforms, jackets, and merchandise. The fundraiser is simple and easy for Horizon Honors supporters to contribute to. The fundraiser will allow not only the varsity team to dress in supportive...

Fill Those Lockers for JV Soccer

Max Larsen, Columnist

October 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Horizon Honors High School soccer team has recently added a Junior Varsity team, new to the scene. This is a great option for students new to high school, or even just a year in. Feeling pressured to impress older students can negatively affect your gameplay when performing. To keep the recently-added prog...

Fall Sports Sign-Up

Evelyn Streit, Columnist

June 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Sports

As this year comes to a close, many students consider their opportunities for next year, including sports. Sports are a great way to show school spirit and get involved. In Arizona especially, weather is a big factor in which sports people choose to participate in, and fall is one of the best times t...

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