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Lions edge Huskies 8-6 in regional final

Just a play or two kept the Huskie softball team from finishing the 2021 season at the state tournament.  The lead went back and forth between Libson and Highland in Tuesday’s regional … more

Huskies survive 14-inning battle with WMU

The pitching was phenomenal. And the defense was even better. Through 12 innings, neither Highland nor Winfield-Mount Union could find a crack in the opposing defense. With the season on the line … more

North Cedar upsets Highland 4-1 in first round of districts

A nightmarish Monday night may stay with the Highland Huskies for a long time. In a way, that’s what Huskies baseball head coach Seth Milledge is hoping for. Highland’s season ended … more

Highland and WMU wait to resume regional semifinal

The Winfield-Mount Union softball team moved the go-ahead run to third base as dark clouds rolled in from the West on Friday.  The Wolves and Huskies were still scoreless in the bottom of the … more

Highland defeats Lone Tree 5-0, advances to regional semifinal

Highland scored just one run over the last five innings of Wednesday’s regional quarterfinal, but that was enough for starting pitcher Grace Batcheller, who allowed just three hits in the 5-0 … more

Huskies win five straight heading into postseason

The Huskies already knew that they could compete with the best teams in their class and conference.  Now they know they can beat them too.  Highland scored twice in the seventh inning … more

Huskies walk off with win over Pekin

Mistakes nearly cost Highland on Wednesday as a five-run lead evaporated over the final two innings of play. But when the Pekin Panthers made mistakes of their own, the Huskies were able to … more

Highland readies for postseason

The schedule has done Highland softball no favors. The Huskies were riding high with a sparkling 14-2 record at June’s midpoint. Since then, Highland has played just five games with four … more

No. 3 Louisa-Muscatine takes lead, and game in the seventh

The Huskies needed just one more out to get to the bottom of the seventh inning in a 2-2 tie with No. 3 Louisa-Muscatine.  But that out proved hard to get.  A soft fly ball made it … more

Schultz dominant as Huskies edge Falcons

Louisa-Muscatine did not have much success at the plate on Wednesday — until the Huskies pulled starter Chase Schultz after five innings.  Three hits, two walks, and one error later the … more

Highland bats heat up late in 10-1 win over Comets

Through three innings, Cardinal’s freshman pitcher kept the Huskies off balance and off the basepaths.  But in the fourth, Highland broke through.  The Huskies scored 10 runs on … more

Huskies come back at Cardinal

After easy wins on Monday and Tuesday, the Huskies had to battle for a victory on Wednesday at Cardinal.  Highland fell behind 4-0, but scored seven unanswered runs to pick up the … more

Huskies United

Even though Highland saw its seven-game winning streak end with a 3-1 loss at Winfield-Mt. Union on Monday evening, the Huskies showed some of the tenacity that has propelled the team to a 7-2 … more

Batcheller strikes out 14 as Huskies edge Pekin 3-2

Sarah Burton doubled and scored on a wild pitch to give Highland a one-run lead in the seventh inning at Pekin on Thursday.  Then Grace Batcheller struck out the side on 11 pitches to preserve … more

Schultz strikes out 13 as Highland picks up key conference win

Chase Schultz never let the Bulldog batters get comfortable during Highland’s 3-1 win over Mediapolis on Tuesday.  The Huskie junior did not allow a hit through the first four innings … more

Baseball: Huskies pick up 15-5 win at L-M

Through five innings on Friday, the Huskie bats were the epitome of consistency, pusing exactly two runs across the plate in every frame.  In the sixth, they were even better. Highland … more

Top of Huskie order piles up runs during three-game streak

With a couple of table setters atop the batting order like Sarah Burton and Payton Brun, Highland softball is finding success in staying aggressive. Through four games this season, the freshmen … more

Bonebrake goes yard twice in Highland's five-inning victory

 It was a career night for Brenton Bonebrake. The Highland junior guessed it had been junior high since he last hit a home run in a baseball game. Thursday night at Highland High School, … more

Huskies update record books during state meet weekend

The Highland boys sprint relays have been setting new records all season, and that didn’t stop at the state meet.  Both the 4x100 and 4x200-meter relays finished in the top half of the … more

Huskies exceed season expectations in finale at Drake

At the beginning of the season, Highland seniors Taylor Sublette and Alyssa Clarke didn’t expect to see sprint specialists Mackenzie McFarland and Sarah Burton on the 4x400-meter … more
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