The Heights Herald

Wrestlers set eyes on state

Story by Khalaf Ali & Jenny Peña, Contributors

January 27, 2020

 The crowd goes wild as the state tournament commences while the two adversaries get ready. The Columbia Heights High School wrestling team starts practice every school day from 4 to 6 p.m. This year, the Heights wrestling team is working together with DeLaSalle in a co-op. The head coach at DeLaSall...

Hockey comes back to Heights

Story by Peter Heryla, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2020

Hockey: it’s one of the most beloved sports in Minnesota. Today, the state is dominated by big schools like Edina and Minnetonka, but at one time Columbia Heights had a stellar varsity team. Nostalgic fans of Hylander athletics will be happy to hear that the hockey program is being revived, with a little...

Girls’ soccer gets an inspiring assist

Story by Jose Menera Romero, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

After a summer of inspiring play at the hands of the U.S. women’s national soccer team, players—both male and female—were scrambling to get back out on the field and show their skills. Locally, at a soccer pitch drawn inside a baseball field, female Highlander athletes are displaying the same qual...

Team revived by phenomenal freshman and new head coach

Story by Bill Alexon, A&E Editor

November 7, 2019

There are many iconic rivalries seen in daily life: Xbox versus Playstation, Coke versus Pepsi, and it’s also probably the first thing that comes to mind when sports teams face off. In the end, it seems like nobody can win. In the Tri-Metro (our school and surrounding schools’ conference) some tea...

Student proves outstanding on and off the field

Story by Kwot Anwey, Taste Editor

November 7, 2019

The forward had an open goal. It was right in front of her! Little did she know the “Brick Wall”, junior Ali Reynolds of the Columbia Heights Hylanders, was already a step ahead of her. Reynolds made it look easy as she simply stuck out her foot to block her attempted shot. This play only shows a fr...

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