The Horizon Sun

Triumphant Win Against Tempe Prep on Homecoming Night

Ethan Hulburt, Columnist

February 4, 2017

Both teams played hard to bring home a win, but Horizon Honors put in an outstanding effort both offensively and defensively to emerge victorious with a score of 41-34. In the first seconds of the game, Tempe Prep turned the ball over to the Eagles, which lead to a three-point shot by sophomore...

Varsity Eagles Soared on Homecoming

Varsity Eagles Soared on Homecoming

Hannah Browning, Columnist

January 28, 2017

The Tempe Preparatory Academy Knights were a tough opponent, but the Eagles played amazingly and won, thanks to outstanding offense from senior Connor Frith and senior Jarod Gates, along with great defense from junior Max Allen and senior Cruise Klock. Nobody in the stands was allowed to cheer un...

JV Girls Play Tough Game on Homecoming

JV Girls Play Tough Game on Homecoming

Hannah Browning, Columnist

January 28, 2017

The JV girls' basketball played against the Tempe Preparatory Academy Knights on Friday. Despite impressive offense and defense from all the players, the Eagles still fell short and lost with a score of 17 to 31. The game started off close, with both the Knights and the Eagles scoring. Sophomore Reb...

High School Sports Teams Losing Players to Club Teams

Kylee Golden, Columnist

January 27, 2017

As a high school athlete, I am beginning to notice that club teams are starting to take over and dominate over high school sports. I am a lacrosse player who plays club in addition to high school. However, I find it fascinating that some club players are not taking high school season as seriously. ...

Senior Night Honors Soccer Players as Season Comes to a Close

Hannah Browning, Columnist

January 27, 2017

The Eagles have had a rather rough season where they won three of 12 games, but worked hard to improve, and it showed as the season ended. With a team consisting of mostly underclassmen who were new to the sport, the girls were able to come together and play outstandingly. The seniors enjoyed their last ...

Chasing the Bolt

Kylee Golden, Columnist

January 19, 2017

As of Jan. 12, 2017, the San Diego Chargers officially dropped the “San Diego” from their name. Their chairman, Dean Spanos, announced the move of the franchise to Los Angeles. There was an immediate reaction from both the media and the fans. After 56 seasons in San Diego, the Chargers have acquired a supp...

Varsity Boys Take No L’s in a Tough Game Against PCDS

Hannah Browning, Columnist

January 19, 2017

Varsity boys’ basketball may have been the only Horizon Honors team to win their game on Wednesday with a score of 61 to 41, but all the teams still played outstandingly against Phoenix Country Day School. There was amazing offense from sophomore Gabe Knippers, sophomore Pilar Rivera, and senior Kevin ...

JV Boys’ Basketball Dominates Veritas Prep

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

December 15, 2016

On Monday, Dec. 12, Horizon Honors’ boys’ junior varsity basketball team (4-3) played Veritas Prep (0-6) at home. The team played hard, found opportunities to score, and eventually won the game, 49-26. To start the game off, the Eagles made a couple of small mistakes, including turnovers and no...

Horizon Honors Falls Short in Spite of Impressive Comeback

Horizon Honors Falls Short in Spite of Impressive Comeback

Jake Matise, Sports Editor

December 9, 2016

  On Wednesday, Dec. 7, The Horizon Honors JV boys’ basketball team faced off against Bourgade Catholic. Horizon Honors looked to improve their 2-2 record and give the fans a win at home. Unfortunately for the Eagles, they found themselves on the wrong end of a closely contested 53-56 score...

It’s a Great Day to Be a Baller

Vanyssa Haug, Copy Editor

December 9, 2016

The Horizon Honors 2016-2017 JV girls’ basketball began their season with seven girls, but unfortunately for the team, several girls got injured, leaving them with five players. The JV team was not originally big in numbers but has always played hard. However, these injuries have caused the remain...

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