Superstitions or Science?

Lebrons pregame chalk toss

Felix Ladaga, Sports Writer

February 19, 2020

  Pregame rituals are a sight to behold in sports. Most players do it before games, and every player that does a pre-game ritual has a different way of doing it, such as Steph Curry’s tunnel shot or LeBron's infamous chalk toss. There are also some weirder rituals such as former football ...

A Tribute to Kobe

A Tribute to Kobe

Felix Ladaga, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Five time NBA champion, two time NBA finals MVP, Olympic gold medalist, Oscar winner, loving father of 4. Considered one of the greatest to play in NBA history, inspiring many generations of basketball players all around the world. Well known by many in the basketball world to have the most insane work...

Hug’s Annual Co-ed Soccer Tournament

Hug's Annual Co-ed Soccer Tournament

Estrella Alvarez, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

Hug High School is hosting its 6th annual Co-ed Soccer Tournament and the Hawk students are all fired up for it; with the tournament already starting about a week before winter break. The tournament allowed anyone to participate as long as they registered in the office, had adequate attendance and wa...

The Importance of Weights Class

1st Period Weights Class

Guillermo Garcia

January 7, 2020

Hug High School has a certain type of class referred to as ‘Weights class’ that focuses on a lot of body strength, that helps students get stronger and healthier. Coach Gravier said’s he decided to teach weights class because it is very important to him considering he is the football coach ...

Jugaron Como Nunca: Boys Soccer Overcome the Season

Jugaron Como Nunca: Boys Soccer Overcome the Season

Guillermo Garcia and Yesenia Ruiz Garcia

November 15, 2019

The soccer program here at Hug is quite a competitive sport, held together by a particularly supportive team. Throughout the Fall season, the Hug team had to overcome a lot of big obstacles such as playing against new players at competing schools. This meant that they had to learn how each and every...

Hawkeye Fall Players of the Season

Hawkeye Fall Players of the Season

Yesenia Ruiz Garcia, Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

This year, the Hawkeye Sports Staff would like to present the very first group of student-athletes to be recognized as Hawkeye Players of the Season. The following students have been nominated by their Coach for their outstanding attributes on the field, as well as in the classroom. With a short written...

“Fore!”: Girls Golf Ends the Season on a Full Swing

October 29, 2019

Although golf is one of the more unfamiliar sports teams here at Hug, they have performed admirably well this season - with Sophomore, Miriam Pippin, placing 2nd overall in the High Desert League. Returning Golf Coach, Coach Altenburg, clarifies this, explaining how “because Miriam played in all five to...

“Taking Small Steps”: Varsity Football Makes Progress vs. Northgate

Yesenia Ruiz Garcia, Sports Editor

September 13, 2019

Enervated, yet determined the hawks enter the fourth quarter down by 28 points. The pressure increases, along with the desire to score. It was only in the final quarter of the game where our hawks were able to come together as a team and score two touchdowns just under the wire.  Last Friday agai...

Hug Cross Country Starts Strong Out of the Gate

Hug Cross Country team 19-20

Angel Ocampo Salazar, News editor

August 27, 2019

Last Friday, while most students were enjoying the first assembly, Hug's cross country team started off their season in Gardnerville. The cross country team is one of the school's smallest teams, but it is also one of the most dedicated. Among over a dozen schools, Hug didn't have more than five runners...

Varsity Football Leaves Sparks Home Field with a 34 – 0 Loss

Varsity Football Leaves Sparks Home Field with a 34 - 0 Loss

Yesenia Ruiz Garcia, Sports Editor

August 26, 2019

Our varsity football team took on the Sparks Railroaders on their home turf last Friday, where our Hawks, unfortunately, caught their first loss of the season. Early in the game, the Railroaders were able to gain some traction after two consecutive touchdowns, ending the first quarter up 14 - 0. Throug...

Hug Soccer Shoots for the Stars

Hug Soccer Shoots for the Stars

Yesenia Ruiz Garcia, Sports Editor

August 20, 2019

As many of us were wrapping up our summer vacation, our soccer players were working hard on the field in preparation for tryouts. One of this year's varsity team captains, Bryan Gomez, explains the importance of summer training, stating how  “‘pre-season' entrenamientos sirven para ver que tan...

Lady Hawks Volleyball, “Wins the Day”

Lady Hawks Volleyball,

Yesenia Ruiz Garcia, Sports Editor

August 20, 2019

Our 2019 volleyball student-athletes have already shown a great amount of promise this season, starting the season strong with a beneficial pre-season and practice routines. Over the final month of summer break, open gym practices have been held every day from 5-7 p.m.. “Open gyms definitely get...