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Donovan Hester ’16
Purple Quill veteran. Firm believer in Seth Greenberg's "Pump-fake your way through life" strategy. Passion is writing about all things sports related, but also enjoy stepping outside the comfort zone and finding the great things going on in Elder High School. Blogging at

Donovan Hester '16, Co Editor-in-chief

May 11, 2016
Hardcore Parkour (Story)
Apr 15, 2016
Elder changes (Story)
Apr 06, 2016
Elder’s Election: Class of 2017 (Story)
Mar 11, 2016
Mr. Ruffing’s Rules (Story)
Mar 03, 2016
Celebrating the great Tom Otten (Story)
Feb 11, 2016
The Rundown: Bracketology (Story)
Feb 11, 2016
Closed, but not forgotten (Story)
Jan 08, 2016
Letter to Bearcat fans (Story)
Jan 04, 2016
Springsteen’s 2016 tour excites fans (Story)
Dec 09, 2015
The Rundown: Episode 3 (Story)
Dec 07, 2015
Country music’s Mr. Misunderstood (Story)
Nov 11, 2015
Panther Injuries (Story)
Nov 04, 2015
Senior CYO Preview (Story)
Oct 13, 2015
Elder’s Best and Worst: Book Edition (Story)
Oct 08, 2015
The Westside’s team (Story)
Sep 30, 2015
The Rundown (Story)
Sep 15, 2015
Elder Disc takes to the pitch (Story)
Aug 31, 2015
A Highlander slaughterfest (Story)
Jan 06, 2015
Changes coming for Guenther’s defense (Story)
Jan 05, 2015
College basketball preview (Story)
Dec 23, 2014
College Football Now: Bowl Preview (Story)
Nov 05, 2014
NBA Preview (Story)
Oct 10, 2014
Better Call Saul (Story)
Oct 03, 2014
Famous Jameis (Story)
Sep 11, 2014
Year of the orange and black? (Story)
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