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A Profile of Hillsboro Senior Defensive Lineman Greg Boggs

A Profile of Hillsboro Senior Defensive Lineman Greg Boggs

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – West Parker, Timia Fisher

September 20, 2019

When media reports on high school football players, it seems that everyone wants to talk about the offense. There are many football positions who have obvious roles, like the quarterback. But when it comes to telling the difference between the fullback and running back, it may not be as easy. While the...

Burro Weekly Sports Wrap – Up: Week 2

Burro Weekly Sports Wrap – Up: Week 2

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Sports Desk

September 2, 2019

Welcome to Week 2 Sports Wrap-up and Week 3 Sports Schedule Game Wrap-upScores, Stats and Photo Galleries for 8.24.19 - 8.30.19 Lady Burro's Volleyball team digs in and wins three straight against the Lady Bobcats of Overton Click below for photo galleries of this past week's games. JV and Varisty Volleyball v Overton Photos Welcome to the Hillsboro Globe's Sports Wrap-up of the ...

MNPS kicks off 2019 football season with the 2nd Annual Metro Football Media Day

MNPS kicks off 2019 football season with the 2nd Annual Metro Football Media Day

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro Sports Desk Reports

August 8, 2019

LINK TO PHOTO GALLERY NASHVILLE, Tenn – The 51st Annual Metro Football Jamboree is just around the corner. Metro Nashville Public Schools held their second annual Football Media Day at the Martin Professional Learning Center. MNPS's Athletic Department led by Athletic Director, Roosevelt Sanders create...

Congrats to all of the MNPS Athletes who signed their National Letters of Intent

Congrats to all of the MNPS Athletes who signed their National Letters of Intent

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro Globe reports

December 22, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – College football’s Early Signing Period runs from Dec. 19 through 21, with almost all of the action on Wednesday 19, 2018. Generally, this signing day has little of the drama that is almost always present  for National Signing Day in February. If you’re on Twitter, I’d also...

It’s official! Donald Fitzgerald and Joseph Honeysucker sign Letters of Intent with Division I colleges

It’s official! Donald Fitzgerald and Joseph Honeysucker sign Letters of Intent with Division I colleges

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro Globe Reports

December 19, 2018

                                                                                Hillsboro IB World High School is pleased to announce that Donald Fitzgerald (ATH) and Joseph Honeysucker (DE) will participate in an early signing event on December 19, 2018 at 11:30 in the Hillsboro Library.  Hillsboro will celebrate both Joseph Honeysucker and Donald Fitzgerald for their academic and athletic successes this year as they finalize their commitments to the universities of their choice. Donald Fitzgerald  is a St. Thomas Scholar and a senior in the Academy of Global Health and Science. Trading basketball for football this year, Fitzgerald’s impact as a first year football player is undeniable. He will continue making an impact at Vanderbilt University under Head Coach Derek Mason. Vanderbilt's class features incoming student-athletes from nine different states that fill 11 different positions across the roster Donald earned 25 solo tackles and 41 assists for a total of 66 tackles for the 2018 season. He forced 6 turnovers and had 6 sacks for a loss. Fitzgerald narrowed his choices down to Duke, UT and Vandy deciding to become a Commodore less than 2 weeks ago. Fitzgerald is the AGHS representative to the Meharry Symposium for Scholars. He is a peer tutor and assists with special needs students. He is also is a volunteer ACT Prep for the last three years with In Full Motion. The Department Chair of AGHS, Lonny Nelson, describes Donald as an amazing young man whose optimism is infectious. He is a joy to be around.” Other Awards All-City 1st team for 2018 All-Region 6 5A team for 2018. Donald has made a verbal commitment to Vanderbilt University and will finalize his decision on Wednesday. READ MORE HERE ABOUT VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY'S NSD CLASS Joseph Honeysucker, the 75th  Hume Award winner selected for the 2018 season. The Hume Award is given to only one football scholar each year. Joseph is a senior in the Academy of Business Communications. Honeysucker  earned 112 total tackles (48 solo/64 assist) for the 2018 season.  He averaged 11 tackles a game for an average of 90 yards in QB hurries. He end his high school career with 37 sacks. Other Awards: All-City 1st team, ’17, ’18 HM ‘16 All-Region 1st team ’17, ‘18 East-West 1st team, ‘18 Middle Tennessee Chapter of the National Football Federation and College Hall of Fame  and nominee Admiral William P. Lawrence Award. Joseph committed earlier in the year to  Memphis University. He invites you to witness his decision to become a Memphis Tiger. Head Coach Maurice Fitzgerald describes Honeysucker as a “generational player who comes along once in a generation. Every so often God will allow you to  coach a student athlete that you will term a generational player. Joe Honeysucker  is in that class. He is God fearing and humble young man. Joe cares so much about his teammates and the world around him. He is at peace with himself and has a clear understanding of who he is and his purpose in life.” Joseph is looking forward to playing on Saturday’s in Memphis. READ MORE ABOUT THE 2018 NATIONAL SIGNING DAY CLASS  - UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS    ...

Metro Coaches Hall of Fame inducts two and honors All City Metro football teams

Metro Coaches Hall of Fame inducts two and honors All City Metro football teams

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Mekhia Ranier and Lauryn Newbern and Photos: Terrianna Carter, Ashja Murchison, Lauryn Newborn & Mekhia Ranier

December 10, 2018

LINK TO ALL PHOTOS FOR Metro City Coaches Hall of Fame and Metro All-city Awards The 34th Annual Metro Nashville Football Coaches Association presented the 2018 the Inductees into the Metro Football Coach's Hall of Fame, the All-City team and honorable mention team members and inducted two new member...

The 2018 Hume trophy is awarded December 6, 2018

The 2018 Hume trophy is awarded December 6, 2018

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Lauryn Newborn

December 10, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn - Today following a luncheon at Swett's Restaurant hosted by the Nashville Civilian Club, Joseph Honeysucker from Hillsboro High school was named as the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Hume Award. Honeysucker recently committed to Memphis University to play football. The Hum...

The 75th Hume Award winner will be announced Wednesday, Dec. 5

The 75th Hume Award winner will be announced Wednesday, Dec. 5

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Lauryn Newbern, Reporter/ Editor

November 26, 2018

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, Tennessee's longest running scholar-athlete award will be presented to the 76th winner of the Hume Award. The award is given to those young men who exhibit excellence in sportsmanship, scholarship, and football ability. Being nominated as a finalist of the Hume ...

Talented, hard working individuals have a way of attracting the best of the best

Talented, hard working individuals have a way of attracting the best of the best

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Lauryn Newbern and Mekhia Ranier

November 26, 2018

To build a competitive team in any arena be it sports, arts or academics, it is imperative for leaders who want high rates of return on their investments of energy, time and money to yield a great product. And so it has been with the compilation of coaches and players in this new era of football a...

5 Takeaways from Hillsboro’s 20-19 loss to Beech

5 Takeaways from Hillsboro’s 20-19 loss to Beech

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – West Parker, Writer

November 20, 2018

Hillsboro IB World High School recently hosted Beech High School in the third round of the TSSAA football playoffs and the Burros  ended the 2018 season with a tough loss. The final score, 20-19, in played on Overton's football field because Hillsboro has not had a home field since November of 20...

Hillsboro defeats Shelbyville Central 48-10 at Overton to advance to the 3rd Round of the Playoffs

Hillsboro defeats Shelbyville Central 48-10 at Overton to advance to the 3rd Round of the Playoffs

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – West Parker, Writer

November 14, 2018

The Burros of Hillsboro High School advance to the 3rd round of the TSSAA playoffs with a performance of an explosive offense  against Shelbyville Central Golden Eagles cruising to victory on their de facto home field at Overton High School. Hillsboro does not have a 'home' field due to massive...

Hillsboro Burros win first round of playoffs, 48-7 against the Lincoln County Falcons

Hillsboro Burros win first round of playoffs, 48-7 against the Lincoln County Falcons

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – West Parker, Tyler Anderson, Angel Powell and Photographers: Terrianna Carter, Lauren Newborn, Kiya Crockett, Mekiyah Rainer & Asia Harwood

November 7, 2018

The Hillsboro Burros (8-3/4-1) won their eighth consecutive first round football game beating Lincoln County 48 - 7.  They joined eight other Metro Nashville Public High Schools who also played a playoff game. Five MNPS teams all advance to the second round. Counties like Shelbyville (9-2) and Lincoln C...

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