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State Wrestling Champion and Herald Staff Writer Ishani Morales Nominated for Athlete of the Week

State Wrestling Champion and Herald Staff Writer Ishani Morales Nominated for Athlete of the Week

Zachary Baru, Faculty Advisor

March 13, 2020

The Herald's own Staff Writer, and State Wresting Champion, Ishani Morales, has been nominated for Masslive's Athlete of the Week. Morales, a junior at Holyoke High School, is going up against athletes all over Western Mass., and voting closes Friday, March 13, 2020 at 8 p.m.  Please click on th...

Sports Benefits

Sports Benefits

Ishani Morales, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

  Friday night Football games, Wrestling meets, basketball games, and volleyball games... There's nothing quite like it. Sports have been a part of human history for centuries. It is seen as a great source of entertainment for those watching, whether it be in the stands, at home on your televis...

2019 Football Season In Review

2019 Football Season In Review

Josh Velez, Sports Editor

December 9, 2019

The Holyoke High School Knights varsity football team had a great start to the season, taking their first win of the season against Chicopee with a score of 42-12.  Great communication and passing enabled the team to earn this victory in dramatic fashion. The fans and the community have been investe...

14-1 Holyoke Girls Volleyball Hosts Central Tonight in Rematch of Top Two Teams

14-1 Holyoke Girls Volleyball Hosts Central Tonight in Rematch of Top Two Teams

Herald Staff

October 23, 2019

Today is a big day for Holyoke High Girls Volleyball. They are facing off against Central, who are responsible for Holyoke’s only loss.   A large crowd is predicted tonight where these two two teams face-off in the much anticipated rematch.  Holyoke's strong net presence will be a key fact...

College Athletes of the Class of 2019

College Athletes of the Class of 2019

May 30, 2019

The class of 2019 has accomplished many things this year, especially in athletics. Some 45 percent of Holyoke High senior athletes have been recruited to play their sport at the college level in the fall - a big number considering the NCAA says only 7 percent of all high school athletes go on to play t...

Holyoke High at Western Mass 2019

Holyoke High at Western Mass 2019

Jack Shea, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2019

This year Holyoke High yet again hosted the Western Massachusetts track meet, also commonly referred to as the PVIAC meet. Although Holyoke High did not win the overall track meet, it still had many participating athletes that performed well for their school.

Holyoke Boys Varsity Volleyball Game Against the Westfield Bombers

Holyoke Boys Varsity Volleyball Game Against the Westfield Bombers

Helena Middleton and Meagan Breen

May 3, 2019

Boys Varsity Volleyball took on Westfield High School at home on Friday, April 26th.

Annual Juniors vs. Seniors Powderpuff Game 2019

Annual Juniors vs. Seniors Powderpuff Game 2019

Acadia Joniec and Sadie Pecia

May 2, 2019

It was a hard fought win by the Juniors over the Seniors 25-20 after a neck and neck game of flag football.

2019 Varsity Boys Tennis Season Preview

2019 Varsity Boys Tennis Season Preview

Dante Angelini, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019

The team is still looking to improve. With high hopes and high expectations for another successful year, hard work and practice will pay off this season.

The Holyoke High Throwers

Photo courtesy of Grynn & Barrett.

Jack Shea, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2019

In the 2018-2019 Indoor Track Season, the Holyoke High shot putters definitely left their mark on Western Mass and the state.

Spotlight On: Coach Joe Dutsar

Photograph by community partner Kevin Berrien

Finn Lubold, Sports Editor

January 29, 2019

For Holyoke Football Coach Joe Dutsar “purple pride" is not just a hashtag, it’s a way of life.

The “Small But Mighty” Holyoke High Swim Team

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Charlie Brunette, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2019

With only nine swimmers for this 2018-2019 season, it’s easy to forget they even exist. But what they lack in number, they make up for in determination, enthusiasm, and a family-like feel that you won’t find anywhere else in the building.

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