NCAA Cheats Student Athletes and Plays Itself

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

November 1, 2017

As Adidas and University of Louisville are involved in a bribery case that has so far resulted in the firing of Rick Pitino, college basketball coach, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is embroiled in scandal yet again. Last week, federal prosecutors, including the Federal Bureau of...

Sports Fans Could Use A Few Chill Pills

Reese Bennett, Columnist

October 29, 2017

Sports are known worldwide, and they’re something almost everyone can relate to. However, some people need to take a serious chill pill when it comes to watching and supporting their favorite teams. The sports fan zeal comes from the brain. A hormone called testosterone rises by 20 percent when...

“Defending The Ship” With Broken Records

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

October 29, 2017

Our Horizon Honors high school volleyball team has had an outstanding season so far with 32 matches won and only four matches lost. After winning State last year, the volleyball team has continued to improve. Through practices and games, the team has shown dedication and determination. Out of all t...

Bring Back Basketball

The basketball hoops in the middle school courtyard should be utilized during lunch.

Jaidan Leonard, Columnist

October 6, 2017

Basketball has been a popular sport since 1891, and many students enjoy playing it. At most schools, students have basketballs available to play with. At Horizon Honors, the middle school courtyard has no basketballs, even though there’s a basketball court. This is unhelpful and a waste of resources; stude...

NFL Players Protest by Kneeling and Linking Arms

AJ Freithoffer, Columnist

October 6, 2017

The players, coaches, and owners of NFL teams have been silently protesting racial discrimination during the national anthem. Donald Trump has publicly attacked the players and stated on Twitter that “If a player wants the privilege of making millions of dollars in the NFL, or other leagues, he or sh...

Summing Up Boys’ Volleyball

Kylee Golden, Columnist

May 22, 2017

The boys' volleyallb team went to represent Horizon Honors at the championship game last week and unfortunately lost 15-11. It was hard for the team to end their season like that, but for most of the players, just being able to play in state was good enough for them. The Horizon Sun: What have been your guys’ gre...

Catalina Foothills Gets Served

Mya Smith, Columnist

May 12, 2017

The volleyball boys took the win playing against Catalina Foothills and will be going to semifinals to attempt victory at the state championship. The boys have worked hard this year to get where they are now, so they are enthusiastic for their effort to pay off. They had an amazing game on May 9, c...

Cheer On Spiritline!

Hannah Browning, Columnist

April 28, 2017

Tryouts for incoming sophomores to seniors were held the week of April 24, 2017, but there will be tryouts early next year for freshmen or anyone who just didn’t try out. Current members of the team have enjoyed their experience and hope to see new faces on the team next year. The Horizon Sun: ...

Softball Girls Saved from Striking out This Season

Hannah Browning, Columnist

March 31, 2017

Horizon Honors’ girls softball team had a rough start to their season, considering that their team was almost cut due to a lack of players. However, new players joined to ensure that the team could continue playing, and the team is hoping to win as many games as possible during their season while worki...

Beach Volleyball Sets Up for Their Season

Hannah Browning, Columnist

March 4, 2017

This year Horizon Honors has a girls’ beach volleyball team. Because of the success of the girls’ volleyball team earlier this year, they are excited about this opportunity. The team hopes to improve their skills in this new sport by using previous knowledge from their experience from volleyball and ...