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The Eagles Are Going on to the Final Four

The Eagles Are Going on to the Final Four

Tommy Billings, Columnist

May 13, 2016

The gym was buzzing with excitement when Mesquite High School served the first serve against Horizon Honors at 6:30 p.m. Mesquite took the early lead against Horizon Honors and continued it throughout the entire first set. Mesquite took the first set, but it was a hard-fought battle. After some encouragi...

Homerun Seniors

Jake Matise, Columnist

April 29, 2016

Following a 15-4 victory on Senior Night on April 25 and with a spot in the state tournament in reach, it has been a very successful season for the Horizon Honors’ baseball program and the three seniors on the team. Chase Edwards, Joseph Holguin, and Connor Sorrells have been an integral part of t...

Lady Eagles Soar Against Phoenix Country Day School

Tommy Billings, Columnist

April 22, 2016

On Thursday, April 21, at 4:15 p.m, the gym was excited for the game to start, after PCDS almost doubled Horizon Honors’ score the day before at PCDS. To start the game, PCDS won the tip-off, a pre-emptive strike. However, nobody could score apart from us, with a simple layup, making the score 2-0. ...

Horizon Honors Falls to Florence

Selina Fluty, Columnist

April 22, 2016

On Wednesday, April 20, at 3:45 p.m., the Horizon Honors’ softball team began one of its last games of the season. Florence High School was up to bat. The crowd was excited to see what was to happen, and the girls themselves were raring to go. It was Softball Seniors’ Grad Night, meaning seniors Kae...

Umpiring the Officials

Jake Matise, Columnist

April 15, 2016

Throughout the history of Major League Baseball (MLB), umpires have been notorious for missing calls. The stakes nowadays are higher, as player salaries increase and more and more money is on the line. While being an umpire is not an easy job by any means, it is just not being done effectively enough. ...

Horizon Honors Falls to the Knights

Diana Gamez, Columnist

April 8, 2016

On Wednesday, April 6, at 5 p.m., the middle school girls` basketball game had just begun at Horizon Honors, and the Northwest Christian players had won the tip off. Less than one minute later, they scored a two-pointer, but the Horizon Honors girls weren’t about to go down without a fight. The ba...

Minor League Football System Not Far Away

Jake Matise, Columnist

April 8, 2016

As football continues to grow more and more popular, so does the demand for the sport during the National Football League’s (NFL) offseason. A developmental league associated with the NFL that plays during the NFL offseason could be extremely beneficial as efforts continue to be made to increase the popu...

Diamondbacks Wanting Out of Chase Field?

Jake Matise, Columnist

April 1, 2016

After the Maricopa County Stadium District predictably balked at a proposal for $187 million of taxpayer money to go to renovations for Chase Field, the Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball (MLB) are threatening to leave downtown Phoenix. The problem with this is that Arizona taxpayers paid ...

A Victory Against The Mesquite Wildcats

Jennifer Park, Columnist

April 1, 2016

The Horizon Honors’ Eagles faced the Wildcats in a home game on Tuesday, March 29, at 4 p.m. The Eagles won two sets, which led the game to a victory. The first set started with a side out from both teams. The volleyball was tossed back and forth across the court, and throughout that time, ther...

Horizon Honors’ Eagles Defeat Don

Jake Matise, Columnist

March 4, 2016

After a 6-2 victory at Gila Bend on Feb. 29, the Horizon Honors baseball team looked to improve their record to 2-0 and won 9-1 against Coronado. Not only did the team win by 8 runs, but seniors Connor Sorrells and Joseph Holguin pitched for a combined no-hitter with 13 strikeouts in total. The Eag...

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