FHS Press

Bumping their way to improvement

Bumping their way to improvement

Claudia Huggins, Asst. News Editor

October 30, 2016

As the end of the girls’ volleyball season nears, assistant coach Mr. Brad Baldwin had a lot to say about the girls’ improvement in not only skill, but all-around communication with each other. This year, he explained, they have worked as a team and have immensely improved on their overall skill...

Time’s running out, but they’re still running

Michael Fricke, Editor-in-Chief (FHS-Press.com)

October 30, 2016

Time is ticking, and the Freedom cross country team is looking to make every second count. For some students, the year is coming to a close and their final cross country meet looms, putting the pressure on many seniors who look to improve themselves in their final push. As is with every sports team,...

Blackhawk hockey: Season preview

Blackhawk hockey: Season preview

Kayla Eaton, Staff Writer

October 30, 2016

The Blackhawk hockey team has opened up their season against Carrick on Oct. 6 with a 0-2-1 record for this month as of Oct. 17. Since Freedom doesn’t have a hockey team, the Blackhawk school district has a cooperative agreement with Freedom. This allows students who have an interest in the sport to...

Alive and kickin’

Alive and kickin’

Ava Colorito, Staff Writer

October 30, 2016

As the regular soccer season comes to an end, the boys’ soccer team is preparing for the playoffs. Through many hours of training and late nights of practicing, the soccer team has grown through the years and has made it to a winning position. This season, the team has recorded ten wins, four losses...

Inside the injuries

Inside the injuries

Morgan Stewart, Staff Writer

October 30, 2016

When playing sports, people should know that there is always a risk involved. No matter what sport one plays, there is always a risk for injury. In school, it has become common to see people with casts, braces, concussions or crutches due to a sports injury. According to the American Orthopaedic Society...

In a class of their own

In a class of their own

Joey Pail, Staff Writer

October 30, 2016

Going into a new section would have normally scared the girls’ soccer team, but none of them would have suspected to have done even better in section AA than in its smaller counterpart, section A. “[In the beginning of the season] we were scared about moving up in a higher division because the...

Raising the bar

Raising the bar

Melissa Keith and Asst. Portraits Editor, Asst. Distribution Director

October 30, 2016

Records are meant to be broken. This year, there are several current record holders that we walk the halls with every day. We may not even realize how much of an impact these students have made on our school, but the records they have broken will forever be a part of FHS athletics. Although much...

More members for the miles

More members for the miles

Siarra Corefield, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016

Throughout past years, the Freedom Area cross country team has lacked members. With past seniors gone and the current ones leaving soon, the team would have been left almost empty. This year, the team has gained more members than they would have expected. In recent years, the cross country teams have...

When I say student, you say section!

When I say student, you say section!

Lexi Halvin, Sports Editor

October 4, 2016

Some of the stereotypes of high school are the adrenaline rushing, Friday night football games where the crowd is roaring and the student section is screaming out in school spirit. Freedom isn’t known for its overwhelming expression of support by its students, especially when it comes to sports. Looking...

New faces, but familiar places

New faces, but familiar places

Kitt Jordan, Business Manager/Copy Editor

October 4, 2016

The 2016 golf season for Freedom has kicked off, and the team has shown off their improvement over the course of multiple matches. Mr. Tom Hickey, secondary computer applications teacher, has lead this team throughout each game with advice on how to better their swings. The team consists of senior Levi...