Titan Times

2018-2019 Staff

Andrew Porterfield


Hey chief, my name’s Andrew Porterfield, and this is my fourth and final year on the Titan Times staff. I'm excited to enter into the editor-in-chief role for the paper this year. I’m a pretty outgoing person who likes me...

Sophie DiFrancesco

Editor of the News

Hey guys it's Sophie! Super excited for this year as Editor of the News in Journalism. I am better known at Hidden Valley for my participating in the theatre program. I have been doing theatre my whole life and I plan to majo...

Journee Trotter

Sports Editor

Hi, my name is Journee Trotter, and this is my third year on the Titan Times staff. I am very excited to take on my new role as Sport's Editor. I play basketball and lacrosse, and enjoy listening to all types of music. In my fr...

Shreyas Gullapalli

Op-Ed Editor

Hello world, my name is Shreyas, as you’ve probably already seen above. This will be my second year working on the newspaper, although I'm a senior. I hope I can make this year one to remember. I enjoy many things, not least...

Ava Wagner

Student Life Editor

Hi, my name is Ava Wagner, and this is my third year on the Titan Times newspaper. I enjoy being in journalism because I have always been interested in writing. I like to run and am on the cross country and track teams. My two f...

Carson Wood

Staff Reporter

Every year at Hidden Valley High School, there is a ceremony where only all of the current juniors and current Titan 12 members attend. Titan 12 members are students who succeed in school, participate in clubs, and play school...

Carson Wood

Staff Reporter

The 2019 NFL playoffs started on January 5th with two of the four wildcard games. The Colts, Texans, Seahawks, Cowboys, Eagles, Bears, Chargers, and Ravens were all the teams that made the wildcard round. But, the Colts, Cowboys, E...

Carson Wood

Staff Reporter

On Oct. 8th, the Hidden Valley golf team traveled to Williamsburg to compete in the state tournament. All around, the team did very well but unfortunately finished in 2nd place behind Abingdon. “The team succeeded this y...

Carson Wood

Staff Reporter

With a great showing last year, most fans are ecstatic that the NBA regular season is finally back. The first game of the NBA regular season tipped off last Tuesday with the Oklahoma City Thunder facing off against the Golden...

Natalie Sowers

Staff Reporter

Hiyo! I'm Natalie and this is my first year in Journalism. I'm entering my sophomore year at HVHS and plan on using the time I have in this class to its fullest by pushing out as many articles for you all to read as possible....

Olivia Sodre

Staff Reporter

Hey y'all! My name is Olivia Sodre and this is my first year on the Titan Times staff. I'm into outdoor activities, and especially enjoy playing softball and soccer. I'm a very honest, open-minded, and social person, who is lo...

Madison Paxton

Staff Reporter

Hi my name is Madison Paxton. This is my first year participating in Journalism. I am excited to be in the position of an author. I enjoy taking pictures and writing. I also like listening to music and playing with animals. ...

Philip Smith

Staff Reporter

Hi, I'm Philip Smith, and this is my first year on the Titan Times newspaper staff. I enjoy playing basketball, baseball, and soccer. I play basketball and baseball for Hidden Valley. I am elated to be joining the newspaper staff th...

Carson Wood

Staff Reporter

Hi , I'm Carson Wood, and this is my first year on the Titan Times newspaper staff. I enjoy playing basketball and football. I'm ecstatic to be a part of the newspaper staff this year! I am hoping to write many interesting articles...

Symphony Jackson


Hi, my name is Symphony Jackson and this is my second year with Titan Times. I joined the program because I love to write and report people's stories and opinions. I'm really excited to be a reporter this year and hopefully make my ...

Travis Gullapalli

Chief Zoologist

Raised in the forests of the Sahara Desert, Travis Gullapalli has spent 36 years reporting on the world's most pressing issues, utilizing his vast experience with dog food tasting and milking snakes.

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