Comets Stay in Stride to Pass Ashby

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Comets Stay in Stride to Pass Ashby

The Comets are in continuing a solid run to the playoffs. Holding Ashby to 10 points in the first half, the Comet defense stifled the Arrows and opened the game, allowing Hillcrest to move to 12 and 2 on the season as they correct weaknesses while viewing the post-season.

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Consistency from Comets is Too Much for Chargers

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Consistency from Comets is Too Much for Chargers

Brandon-Evansville coach John Holsten is being inducted in to Minnesota's Basketball Hall of Fame this year. The Comets took time to congratulate coach Holsten prior to their 70-41 victory over the chargers. Holsten is recognized as a humanizing coach who treated players, fans and opponents with dignity during his 41 year coaching career.

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Comets Fall to State Favorite Battle Lake

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Comets Fall to State Favorite Battle Lake

The Comets had Thursday night circled on their calendar. Coach Preston, kneeling in the huddle before the start of the game, drew a smile from the players as his words caught their attention. The gym was packed and the playoff atmosphere present.

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Comets Pull-off Thriller in Moorhead

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Comets Pull-off Thriller in Moorhead

The Comets capped a fantastic week of Basketball with Jake Isaac's game winning put-back versus Park Christian. The two-point bucket, scored as time expired, put the Comets up 54-52 in the non-conference boys basketball contest Saturday, January 10. 

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Comets Top Rockets

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Comets Top Rockets

The Comets shot 49% (24/49) from the field, hitting 43% (9/21) of their 3’s on the way to a 62-35 victory over the Rockets Saturday, January 10. The game marks another win for the Comets on their march to the post-season. 

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       The Hillcrest Comets pulled out a win on Tuesday night (Dec 30) against Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal with a final score of 55-35. Even though they were missing some players due to the Christmas break, the 13 boys who were there played very hard.       Jake Isaac led the Comets with 14 points, while Micah Jones had 10 and Kyler Newman 9. Jared Christenson contributed 7 rebounds, and Ben Herzog added 6, which helped the boys control the game. The Comets shot 47% on the night.       Coach Preston noted the difficulty of a mid-break game. “  Our execution on offense was not necessarily perfect, but I liked our effort, team defense, and rebounding.  ” The Comets, who are now 6-1, are looking forward to playing Pelican Rapids on Tuesday night, January 6.     

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The Hillcrest Comets Boys held Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal at bay in a defensive match. Limited practice challenged the Comets, as Hillcrest celebrated Christmas with a two-week break from classes. Nonetheless, the Comets dominated and continue their winning ways with final score of 55-35.

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Albums That Make A Merry Christmas

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Albums That Make A Merry Christmas

Many Christmas albums bring celebration, but Page CXVI's Advent to Christmas is a walk through anticipation. The album can be summarized "to celebrate the holy birth of Israel's king." O Come, O Come, Emmanuel is particularly captivating.

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Entertaining Youtube Channel Can Drive to Deeper Faith

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Entertaining Youtube Channel Can Drive to Deeper Faith

Jesus was likely very entertaining as he told stories of heaven and roadside robberies. But Jesus never called people to stop thinking, which is what amusement is. Jefferson Bethke's Youtube channel falls more in line with Jesus' view of entertainment, and it is captivating.

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Aron Brings Family Focus to Hillcrest Friendships

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Aron Brings Family Focus to Hillcrest Friendships

Kjetil Aron Nielson's best friend's brother died, and it was the most memorable time of his life. Aron met daily with his friend helping him cope with the journey his friend's brother was walking. "We grew so close that summer, and I will never forget it."

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A Journey of Obedience calls Principal Isaac to Faith Formation

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A Journey of Obedience calls Principal Isaac to Faith Formation

When Principal Isaac taught at Jordan High School it was in one of the poorest counties in the country. The school was in the ninety-ninth percentile in teen pregnancies and offered daycare at the high school to encourage students to attend. Gang related activities at the school put Mr.Isaacs faith to the test. "It was divided, you were either Christian or not," states Principal Isaac. "I grew in my faith. I became more emboldened to share. I was brave, well I was afraid, but God gave courage." Principal Isaac found his education at Biola University helping him share his faith. 

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Youtube Channel Review: A Worldview Game-Changer

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Youtube Channel Review: A Worldview Game-Changer

A channel called the One Minute Apologist explores real world issues. Topics ranging from God's existence to what Scientology teaches are some of the channel's most popular uploads. In one minute segments the host, Bobby Conway, taps the minds of famous apologists and provides simple answers to very complex topics. 

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Comet Girls Close Year with a "W"

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Comet Girls Close Year with a "W"

"Both teams played very hard in an exciting game right to the end," noted HLA Head Coach Charlie Brue in his team's 50-39 win over Rothsay.  "We played with some aggression in the second half, which always helps."

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