Thursday, January 31, 2013

Spring Sports Registration

Registration for Spring sports at HRHS is now open. Click here for forms. Signed and dated parent permission forms, athletic physical form and $150 activities fee must be submitted by February 25.

Why Hurdling Might Make You a Better Football Player

Maybe you've seen this guy before?

Oh, wait....he's a litte more famous for another sport. 

How about now?

As a track and field athlete, Robert Griffin III broke state records for the 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles.  In 2007, as a junior, he was rated the No. 1 high school 400-meter intermediate hurdler in the country, and was tied at No. 1 for the 110-meter sprint hurdler in the nation. In 2008, at the age of 18 years, he qualified for the semi-final in the 2008 U.S. Olympic trials in the 400m hurdles running a world-class time of 49.73 seconds. And he's not the only great hurdler who also became a successful NFL football player. (excerpted from this article on

Click here to read about the 6 skills hurdlers learn that make them better football players (and better athletes in general) and to find out how many other professional football players were also outstanding hurdlers. 


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