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The Student News Site of Hudson High School

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The Student News Site of Hudson High School

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Seniors Jonah Mikolay and Max Reynolds taking a photo after playing a basketball game. Jonah’s team won the game 73-68.

Sat Hoops: The Social League

Aidan Lawrence, Reporter November 29, 2023

Every winter marks the end of fall sports for many and the beginning of the winter sports season for others. For many Hudson athletes who are not competing in an OHSAA sport during the winter season, they...

Mirabella Iriarte (#2) and Sydney Waller (#14) posing for a photo during their game against North Royalton. Iriarte will continue her volleyball career at Duquesne University and Waller will continue on at Samford University.

All three Girls Volleyball seniors are committed to play D1

Ava Kuss, Reporter November 28, 2023

Hudson’s class of 2024 volleyball seniors are each committed to continue their athletic and academic careers at Division 1 universities. Seniors Natalie Robinson, Mirabella Iriarte and Sydney Waller...

Trey Sharp describes his mom as his “best friend in life, someone I could tell anything to.” This photo was taken when Sharp was around two years old. Used with permission/Trey Sharp.

Taking the final step: Trey Sharp’s story of football and overcoming challenges

Kai Kurokawa, Reporter November 28, 2023

One more step. Senior wide receiver Trey Sharp lines up on the line of scrimmage with four minutes to go in the game, Hudson down 17 - 21. A touchdown would give Hudson all the momentum they need to seal...

Junior Hannah Clark runs across the grass during a meet at Wooster.

Cross Country is more than just running

Chloe Messner, Reporter October 30, 2023

Coming in with the title of League Champions last year is the hard-working Hudson High School Girls Cross Country team. They are a team built on a strong work ethic and teamwork. With only a few meets...

Running back Nick Chubb leads the Cleveland Browns out of the tunnel and onto the field. The Browns officially took the field for the first time in the 2023-2024 season against the Cincinnati Bengals.

What a fan experiences during a Cleveland Browns home game

Gavin Mertes, Reporter October 26, 2023
Every sports fan loves seeing their favorite team play in person rather than just through a screen...
Part of the Hudson Boys Soccer Team hanging out in the MAC before their game. Before home games, the varsity team sits in the MAC and watches the JV team play before they go out to warm-up.

Before and after Varsity Boys Soccer game against Wadsworth

Aidan Lawrence, Reporter October 26, 2023

On September 12th, the Varsity Boys Soccer team played a home game against Wadsworth. View the photos below to see some of the before and after their game.

NC Soccer Club has four fields in the facility. This is Field Three and it has been at NC Soccer Club for over 10 years. Like Field One and Field Two, its perimeter is walled and built in a hockey-like structure.

It’s time for NC Soccer Club to refurbish their entire facility

Renna Eimer, Copy Editor October 24, 2023

Ever since 1984, NC Soccer Club has served indoor fields for soccer clubs in Hudson and around Northeast Ohio. Other than serving indoor fields for clubs, they also have a shop that sells jerseys, socks,...

Liu, Bransyn Mathia (10), Uijtewaal, and Matyja warm up. Warm up allows the girls to see what they are good at as well as what they need to work on. It also gives their coach, Tim Morgan, an opportunity to observe their gameplay and offer instruction.

Hudson Lady Explorers Tennis: Warming up to win

Greta Knipe, Editor-in-Chief October 24, 2023

The Hudson Lady Explorers Tennis Team competed against Brecksville on September 6, winning the entire match with victories on every court. Though it is sometimes overlooked, the process of warming up before...

Karnofel high fives her teammates as she is announced in the starting lineup for the district final game of the 2022 season. The team would go on to play a hard fight in overtime, where they lost against their biggest rivals, Shaker Heights.

Lizzie Karnofel: The image of a leader

Olivia Ott, Reporter October 19, 2023

As a field hockey goalie and captain, Lizzie Karnofel is a perfect example of what a leader should look like at Hudson High School. Along with Field Hockey, she is involved in many extracurricular...

Earling Haaland attempting to score a goal. He is on the cover of EAFC 24.

Football Ultimate Team in EAFC24

Gavin Mertes, Reporter October 19, 2023

The wait is finally over - the world’s most captivating sport returns for another year of drama, entry, beauty and suspense. Fifa is back. Well, not really. Fifa and Electronic Arts have officially...

The JV field hockey team huddles before a scrimmage at North Allegheny High School. The team had worked hard to prepare for the season to start and it showed in the scrimmage with the final victory.

Hudson Field Hockey: The dynamic that leads to success

Sara Ackerman, Reporter October 11, 2023

Hudson Field Hockey has built up quite the reputation over the years. From being a competitive and skilled force on the field to having supportive and friendly qualities off the field, the team is noticed...

The atmosphere at Progressive Stadium as Jose Ramirez steps up to bat. Ramirez leads the team in RBI’s and home runs.

José Ramirez: Cleveland’s favorite player and biggest fan

Ava Bell, Reporter October 9, 2023

Whether you are a die-hard baseball fan or simply live near Cleveland, Ohio, there is a likely chance you have heard of José Ramirez. But what makes José such a legend of Guardians baseball? While he...

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