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HCC sports broadcasts live on iHigh

HCC sports broadcasts live on iHigh

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

April 5, 2013

  Fans of the Hillsborough Community College Men’s and Women’s basketball teams will be pleased to learn that they will be able to watch their squads play at home any time.   With the service of ihigh.com the Hawks followers will be access the team no matter where they are. There is...

A sport abandoned; tradition lost

A sport abandoned; tradition lost

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

April 3, 2013

  One of the oldest sports in the existence maybe facing extinction; at least from the Olympics that is.   The International Olympic Committee decided on February 12, to remove wrestling from the 25 core sports for the 2020 Olympics. This is a travesty on many different levels for the sport....

Lock out is over, let’s go Lightning!

Lock out is over, let’s go Lightning!

Emily Wehunt, Staff Writer

February 27, 2013

  Many hockey fans nationwide were outraged to learn their beloved sport was coming to an abrupt standstill. It has been over five years since the last lock out, but on September 16, 2012, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, declared a lock out when a new contract agreement could not be reached. There...

Former major league player finding success coaching Bloomingdale Bulls

Former major league player finding success coaching Bloomingdale Bulls

Nicholas Nahas, Staff Writer

December 6, 2012

  Kris Wilken, head coach of the Bloomingdale Bulls baseball team, has always been a baseball standout, but he has taken his coaching career to another level. He was selected as the Western Conference Coach of the Year for his team’s outstanding performance this past season. Wilken coaches...

Lady Hawks are Suncoast champions

Lady Hawks are Suncoast champions

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

November 26, 2012

  The Hillsborough Community College Lady Hawks Volleyball team has been crowned the 2012 Suncoast Conference Champions.   The Lady Hawks posted a 20-10 regular season record. The lead the coference in wins with a 7-1 record, which was two games better than anyone in the league.  ...

HCC volleyball is underway

HCC volleyball is underway

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

September 26, 2012

  The Hillsborough Community College Lady Hawks Volleyball team who currently hold a 7-5 record with a 1-0 mark in conference, are looking to gain steam after a difficult preseason schedule. “We’ve played a massively hard preseason schedule, we’ve played the 3rd, 4th, 8th, 12th and 15th ranked...

Welcome to Trigga City

Welcome to Trigga City

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

August 8, 2012

  HCC student Omar Albanil is turning his love for boxing into a living.   Tampa, Florida- On 4435 N. Lauber Way is a well-kept secret that may alter the landscape of boxing, a sport that is rich with tradition in the state of Florida. At this address sits an unassuming warehouse, inside...

HCC’s Olympic Hopeful

HCC’s Olympic Hopeful

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

April 3, 2012

Stefon John competing in the Olympic Trials in Brazil   Tampa, Florida- The students of Hillsborough Community College may or may not know that there is an athlete of the world class caliber walking the halls of our campus.  You will not find him on the basketball court or the baseball diamond; you ...

Lady Hawks Basketball Breast Cancer Awareness

Lady Hawks Basketball Breast Cancer Awareness

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

February 27, 2012

   On February 25th, the Hillsborough Community College Women’s Basketball team held their breast cancer awareness game. Fans were encouraged to wear pink, and t-shirts were sold to raise proceeds for breast cancer awareness funds. This was also the final home game for the 2011-2012 sophomores. ...

Hawks making late season push

Hawks making late season push

Nicholas Griesbach, Sports Editor

February 23, 2012

   Hillsborough 67, State College of Florida 63    Feb.22, 2012. The Hillsborough Community College men‘s basketball team is making a late season push for the Suncoast Conference title and a suitable seeding in the conference playoffs. Coach Byron Samuels stated “We can beat everybody in o...

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