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

Both teams anticipate a rebound in the second quarter of the JV boys' basketball game. The Eagles kept it close, but ultimately lost 53-56.

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...

Boys’ Basketball Makes a Slam Dunk at First Home Games

Hannah Browning, Columnist

December 4, 2016

The first home basketball games of the season were on Nov. 29. The junior varsity (JV) girls’ team lost with a score of 10 to 70 but made a great effort. The JV boys’ team won with a score of 44 to 31, while the varsity girls’ team lost with a score of 29 to 35. The varsity boys’ team won wi...

Opening Game for 2016 for Boys’ Soccer

Horizon Honors' senior Loren Ferguson prepares to kick the ball in the first half of the game.

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

December 4, 2016

What a hard-fought game it was on Nov. 29, as the Horizon Honors played ASU Prep. Both teams played aggressively, determined for a win. Just a couple minutes in, junior Ryan Holguin found an angle and guided the ball into the goal, raising the score to 1-0. Soon after, ASU Prep came back, scoring a h...

Eagle Becomes a Yellowjacket

Senior Alexa Smythe signs to be a part of the Montana State University Billings' volleyball program.

Haylee Haupt, Columnist

November 11, 2016

On Wednesday, senior Alexa Smythe signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Montana State University – Billings (MSUB). Smythe’s friends, family, and coaches gathered around outside Horizon Honors’ gym to watch. A letter of intent is when a student athlete signs a contract stating th...

Student Spotlight: Trevor Tam

Aidan Greger, Columnist

November 4, 2016

Senior Trevor Tam’s final season of cross country at Horizon Honors is coming to a close. Tam is going to State Finals on Saturday, Nov. 5, after a great season. Tam, who is the only runner to qualify for state on Horizon Honors’ team, has balanced his athletic success with his rigorous academics.  ...

Missed Calls on Cam Newton: Intentional or Poor Officiating?

Jake Matise, Sports Editor

November 4, 2016

Following their game against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Oct. 30, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton of the National Football League (NFL) voiced his concern regarding the hits he absorbed that warranted a penalty, but did not draw a flag. Newton stated in a press conference after the Pant...

Middle School Soccer Comes Out On Top

The soccer team poses with their first place plaque.

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist

November 4, 2016

The Horizon Honors’ middle school soccer team won the championship game against Scottsdale Christian Academy 2-0 on Monday, Oct. 31. Heath Leonard, seventh grader, scored a goal with an unstoppable rush in the first half, and William Armstrong scored with an expertly placed penalty kick in the seco...