The Dirty Truth Behind a Beautiful Game

Savannah Selin, Columnist

January 27, 2018

This year, the 2018 World Cup is going to be held in Russia, and nations across the world are excited to be part of this world-wide event. Even though they may be looking forward to it, the winners might not be awarded the title for their great playing, but possibly from bribes or the massive corruptio...

Superbowl Creates Super Economy

Xander Sharpe, Columnist

January 27, 2018

The Super Bowl is so popular that it’s basically an American holiday. According to AOL, about 70,000 people will be attending the Super Bowl LII in person this year. That’s an exceptional amount of people, and the average amount of people viewing it on television is 111.9 million. That just proves why c...

Owner To Sell Carolina Panthers

AJ Freithoffer, Columnist

December 22, 2017

Jerry Richardson is the founder and the only owner of the Panthers in the 24 year history of the team. According to the New York Times, “Just days after employees at NFL Network were accused of sexual harassment, the Carolina Panthers said Friday that the team had begun an investigation into ‘all...

Varsity Lady Eagles Take the One-Point Win

Kate Allen, Columnist

December 22, 2017

Horizon Honors varsity girls basketball team won their game against Arizona College Preparatory school 39-38 in the last minute of the game. All of the girls were super excited to have made this accomplishment in such a tough and close game. Freshman starter Piper Corey was the MVP of the night with 2...

Why TNF Has Got to Go

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

December 22, 2017

The NFL’s expanded Thursday games rub players the wrong way, and with general viewership declines, many media executives are blaming the Thursday games for the public’s general football fatigue. Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman says they aren’t getting enough rest for their body going into ...

College Football Playoffs and Bowl Projections

Matt Butler, Matt Butler

December 6, 2017

As November ends and December is upon us, the push and fight to make the college football playoffs begins. If you don’t make the playoffs, you're more than likely to make some sort of bowl games. Here are my predictions for the college football playoff games and the top 5 bowl games. College ...

Athletes Winning the Style Game

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

December 6, 2017

Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder Russell Westbrook, a 6-time NBA All-Star, 2017 NBA MVP, and noted for having the Best Style within the NBA for 2016-2017 season. “I wear a combination of everything,” Westbrook says. “I go with what I’m feeling and with what looks good, reg...

MS Softball Tussles with a Tough Rival

Eighth grader Malia Knight prepares to swing.

Reese Bennett, Columnist

December 1, 2017

The winter sports for Horizon Honors have begun, and the MS Softball just hit off a well-anticipated season with their first home game. The game, versus Fountain Hills, took place on Wednesday, Nov. 28, and was well-fought, all the way to the end. The skies were overcast and gray as the game started, t...

Hard Work Pays Off for Cici Collins

Cici Collins signs to Houston Baptist University.

Matt Butler, Columnist

November 16, 2017

According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association, “only 1.2 [percent] of all high school volleyball players go on to play at a D1 collegiate level.” For some, this dream of playing at the next level is diminished by the competition at the high school level, but for students like senior Ce...

Take to the Field

Reese Bennett, Columnist

November 14, 2017

As last season’s sports come to a wrap, winter sports tryouts have begun. The three middle school winter sports Horizon Honors are participating in are baseball, softball, and cross-country. All sports have had a good turnout of students wanting to participate, with softball in particular looking ...