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Flashletics

Flashletics

October 8, 2019

Dear Hickman,   Hi Kewpies! This is Marissa Kraus, your P&G sports editor.  As you've probably noticed, this issue is very different from any in the past. With this change, my hope is that the sports section is much more identifiable and organized so that more students can engage with ...

Not Just A Jock

Not Just A Jock

October 4, 2019

There are hundreds of athletes here at Hickman and, at face value, it's easy to see them as just an athlete, or only associate them with their sport. However, beneath the helmet, swim cap, or jersey, there's more to their story. One of these athletes is Hickman senior and swimmer Ethan Doll. A quiet...

Put Me In Coach- Football

Put Me In Coach- Football

October 4, 2019

Two inactive students take Hickman football by storm. Celena Schmolzi / Reporter At Hickman, football often goes unappreciated. It’s easy to look at a team’s record and surmise that they don’t work hard or aren’t good. As someone who doesn’t play a sport, I often played into this assump...

What’s the Hardest Thing About Cross Country

What’s the Hardest Thing About Cross Country

September 18, 2019

Hickman’s dedicated runners have to make sacrifices for their sport Nora Anderson | Reporter   After asking five athletes what the hardest thing about cross country was, it was clear there was a common theme throughout the answers. Addison Kliethermes said, “having to wake up at five...

A Race for the History Books

A Race for the History Books

Diego Branda

November 14, 2018

It was a truly historic season for Hickman's cross country team. Each of the guys and girls teams’ seasons were amongst the most successful they’ve ever had, as both teams qualified for state competition. The last time both teams made it to state was 2004, and there was an insurmountable amount of...

September 20th Home Softball Victory

September 20th Home Softball Victory

Marissa Kraus

October 7, 2018

On Thursday, September 20th, the Hickman softball team took on the Rock Bridge at home. The Kewpies won with a 14-4 score, a margin of 10 points, continuing Hickman’s winning streak against the Bruins. When asked about their victory, Hickman junior Zoe Derboven said “since I started playing, we ...

Sports Outside of Hickman

Mikayla Miller and Maddie Stephenson

March 12, 2018

Sports have always been a good way to get to know your peers, getting involved in sports outside of school is a gateway to potential friendships all around town. Mikayla Miller of the P&G, participates in the sport 8-ball outside of school. We asked her a couple questions about the sport and how...

Last Kewpie Standing

Camille Manary and Ben Cohen

March 12, 2018

On February 3rd, Hickman Booster Club hosted their annual fundraiser for the Hickman Athletics program. This is a banquet gathering that began in 2012. Hickman parents of students that have graduated continue to come back, which allow the Hickman event’s tradition to remain in their lives. It is a...

Home Pool Advantage

Kieran Malloy

January 26, 2018

Every morning, before the sun stretches its morning rays onto Hickman’s rooftop, you can find a group so dedicated to being ready to compete and bettering themselves, regardless of how frigid the water feels. The Hickman Girls swim team is often overlooked, but that does not stop them from annually...

From Day One to DI

From Day One to DI

Kieran Malloy

January 26, 2018

The rule of 10,000 hours states that for someone to be considered extremely skilled or a complete expert of a skill, they must spend, you guessed it, 10,000 hours working on and practicing that technique. In some rare cases there are individuals that are able to achieve this high level of performance...

To the Big Leagues

To the Big Leagues

Kieran Malloy and Savannah Armistead

December 1, 2017

For many high schoolers, the process of choosing a school to attend after high school is a daunting task. For a select few students an additional aspect that needs consideration is deciding which collegiate sports program they will dedicate the next four to five years of their life to. For many it is...

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