Girls basketball team hopes for a rebound at…

By Vivian Collings Suffering a loss at their Kawartha final game, the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School girls basketball team is still celebrating. The school hasn’t had a girls basketball team for ten years until now,…

Red Hawks make strides in Quinte

On Wednesday, Oct. 12 the Red Hawks cross-country team travelled to Brighton to run in the Quinte Invitational Meet at Dunnett Apple Orchards. At their first meet of the season, the Red Hawks demonstrated they…

Red Hawks ballers make a return

The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School girls’ basketball team returned to the court this fall for the first time in a decade. After years without enough interest to field a team, 16 girls came to tryouts…

Red Hawks soaring to start season

By Vivian CollingsThe Haliburton Highlands Secondary School varsity girls’ field hockey team finished their first two games of the season showing the pride of the red.The team played St. Peter Catholic Secondary School and Holy…

Red Hawks show their colours for Pride Week

By Darren Lum There is reason for optimism for the LGBTQIA2S+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and/or Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Two-Spirit) community after the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School’s (HHSS) Pride Week said organizers. One of…

Hawks hold their own with best at COSSA

By Darren Lum A two-year layoff amped up the enthusiasm and put the Red Hawks track and field team in a position for success at the COSSA (Central Ontario Secondary School Association) Track and Field…

Junior Red Hawks advance to COSSA

By Vivian Collings Win or lose, success is found among those who take a challenge and face it as a team. In the pouring rain, the HHSS senior and junior girl’s soccer teams each played…

Joy in fulfilling a dream in Pain Court

Mission accomplished for Red Hawks doubles’ team with a strong work ethic to earn OFSAA berth By Darren Lum Ava Smith was beaming with pride about fulfilling a vow to earn an all-provincials berth recently,…

Flying the red and white well at OFSAA

Tidey and Smith’s love for game rewarded  By Darren Lum The Red Hawks senior girls’ doubles badminton team of Ava Smith and Emma Tidey played among the best, savouring the dream at the all-provincials last…

Red Hawks alumni curlers rock the OCAAs

Jessica Byers, Liam Little, and Jacob Dobson, three alumni from Haliburton Highlands Secondary School, rocked the podium at the Ontario College Athletic Association (OCAA) Curling Championships, coming home with two golds and a silver medal.…

Red Hawks Nordic ski team back on track

By Darren Lum There won’t be any chance of regional or provincial glory this season, but there’s something more important for the Red Hawks Nordic ski team than medals and podiums ... It’s a future…

Sowing the seeds of success

HHSS Co-Op Series By Darren Lum The following is the first in a series of co-op placement stories, featuring Haliburton Highlands Secondary School students and area employers in Haliburton County. Open to Grade 11 and…

Visiting Saints steal win against Hawks

By Darren Lum After opening the Kawartha High School Field Hockey League season with a home loss against the Hurricanes the week before, the Red Hawks girls’ field hockey team was able to take the…

Running down a Kawartha championship

By Darren Lum The return to racing was welcomed by the Red Hawks cross-country team after close to two years away because of COVID-19 restrictions. Four runners, Erika Hoare, Nick Phippen, Corin Gervais and Ivan…

Good news, bad news for HHSS sports and…

By Darren Lum After close to two years living with pandemic restrictions, life at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School is returning to a place where athletic teams, social and service clubs and inter-school sports with an…