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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Tommy Bender

Name: Tommy Bender Grade: Senior Sport: Baseball Position: Third base and Outfield Future Plans: Plans after high school includes pursuing a career in chemical engineering at Penn State. Memorable Moment: My most memorable baseball moment is when we made it to playoffs last year. Academic Clubs: Part of National Honor Society and International Club Coaches Comments: Since his freshman season, he has been our

Johnny Crise, Luke Cochran named to Post-Gazette All-Section Team

Congratulations to seniors Johnny Crise and Luke Cochran for being named to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Section 1-4A All-Section team. Crise and Cochran were the top two vote-getters in the section. It was a season to remember for the two seniors and Highlands basketball, as they led the team to their first WPIAL championship in 25 years and third

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Trent Bielak

Name: Trent Bielak Grade: 11 Sports: Baseball, Basketball Positions: First Base, Pitcher, Outfield GPA: 4.0 Future Plans: Go to college for engineering Dream job: MLB Hobbies: Sports, Video Games, Lifting Most memorable baseball memory: Beating Thomas Jefferson, the predicted champs, in the first round of the WPIAL playoffs last year. Academic clubs and other sports: Basketball,

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Michael Magdinec

    Name: Michael Magdinec Sport: Baseball, Golf Grade: Senior Positions: Second base/Outfield Future plans: Graduate high school Dream job: Aerospace Engineer Hobbies: Fishing Most memorable baseball memory: When we beat Thomas Jefferson in the first round of the WPIAL playoffs last year. 2019 Stats: Appeared in 15 games as a key role player. Used at several positions including outfield, second base and

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Taylor Stuckley

Name: Taylor stuckley Grade: Senior Sport: Softball Position: Infield College: Vet tech institute of Pittsburgh Dream job: To work with animals Hobbies: working, singing, drill team

Student-Athlete Spotlight: CJ Thimons

Name: CJ Thimons Sport: Track and Field Position: Middle Distance (400m, 800m mile) Future Plans: Attend a 4 year university to pursue engineering, then join the army Dream Job: Petroleum Engineer Hobbies: Hanging out with friends and cliff jumping Athletic accomplishments: Four-time state qualifier in track. Two-time state qualifier in cross country and two-time WPIAL medalist

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Rachel Blackburn

  Name: Rachel Blackburn Grade: Senior Sport: Softball Position: 2nd Base GPA: 4.0 Future plans: Indiana University of Pennsylvania to study Natural Science Dream job: Working in pediatrics as a Physician’s Assistant Hobbies: Swimming and Softball Athletic accomplishments: Going to playoffs my freshman and sophomore year and being apart of the best teams every year of

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Chris Ratliff

Student: Chris Ratliff Sport: Boys Tennis Position: Captain/Singles GPA: 4.0+ Future plans: Study at Allegheny College for political science/astrophysics Dream job: Politician Hobbies: Boy Scouts (Eagle Scout), Board games, and Spikeball Athletic Accomplishments: Help contribute to the 1st playoff win in the past 30 years. Academic Clubs: President of the Senior Class, President of the

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Chase Godfrey

Name: Chase P Godfrey Grade: Senior Position: Right Field/Pitcher GPA: 3.7 Future Plans: Going to Slippery Rock University and majoring in Biology with a concentration in Physical Therapy. Dream Job: Dream job is an athletic trainer for the Toronto Blue Jays. Hobbies: Skiing, hunting, and camping Academic Clubs: DECA 2019 Stats: Batting avg. .333, On-base percentage .368 and slugging percent .333.  Chase

Wahkeem Roman Picks Up Division 1 Offer From Toledo University

Fresh off his WPIAL Championship basketball season, junior Wahkeem Roman is returning to the headlines on the gridiron, picking up a Division I offer to Toledo University. To read more about Roman’s news, read Greg MacAfee’s article in the Trib at https://tribhssn.triblive.com/highlands-roman-picks-up-offer-from-toledo/