Raider sports set precedent for future

Raider sports set precedent for future

Luke Henne, Contributor

June 6, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase, Sports

During the 2017-18 school year, the odds were against many of the Seneca Valley Raiders' sports teams. However, most defied the odds and turned their seasons into respectable and admirable ones. The boy's basketball team, led by six seniors, including David Ritchie and Jake Bunofsky, rolled to a 14-9...

Kang show set to return to PNC Park

Kang show set to return to PNC Park

Luke Henne, Contributor

May 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a series of unfortunate and rather hopeless events, South Korean third-baseman Jung-Ho Kang is set to return to the Pittsburgh Pirates after being granted his work visa from the United States government. Kang, 31, was signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an international free agent in December...

Pirates’ early hot start ignites question throughout Pittsburgh

Patrick Inman, Contributor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the first two weeks of baseball draws to a close, Pittsburgh fans were treated to a delightful surprise as the Pirates started off the season in a red-hot fashion, winning 8 of their first 10 games. Although it is only the beginning of the season, fans are hoping this a promising sign for the teams...

Stanley Cup Playoffs ignite hockey community

Stanley Cup Playoffs ignite hockey community

Luke Henne, Contributor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the weather transitions and summer nears, the finest two months on the sports calendar are upon the hockey and sports community. All the talent, ache, sweat, determination and dedication of players on the National Hockey League's 16 best teams comes full throttle in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. With...

ARGO at Seneca

ARGO at Seneca

Julia Roach, Contributor

April 3, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

ARGO is an artificial intelligence start up company located in Pittsburgh. They are a company of engineers creating self driving cars. Seneca's Honors Women Engineering class was lucky enough to have a presentation from a few of the ARGO engineers. The ARGO representatives created an informative...

Varsity ice hockey pushes towards PIHL Championship

Varsity ice hockey pushes towards PIHL Championship

March 26, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase, Sports

An unpredictable season for the Seneca Valley Raiders' varsity ice hockey team has resulted in a trip to Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League Varsity AAA Semifinals. With contributions coming all across the board, the balanced attack of the Raiders has, yet again, equipped them for another run...

Raider Basketball

Raider Basketball

Kiara Carrasquilla, Contributor

March 12, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase, Sports

The Seneca Valley Boys Basketball team moved on to the playoffs after beating both Pine-Richland and North Allegheny. During the game against Pine, the Raiders were losing 23-5 in the first half. They gradually picked up throughout the game, but Coach Victor Giannotta got a technical foul and was...

SV middle school to be renamed in honor of war hero

SV middle school to be renamed in honor of war hero

Tommy Conroy

March 6, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

The Seneca Valley school board voted unanimously Monday, February 12, to rename the middle school building after Sgt. 1st Class Ryan Gloyer. Gloyer saw action as a Green Beret in Afghanistan, where he tragically perished in late 2016 fighting insurgents in the city of Kunduz. Gloyer was a Seneca Valley...

Pittsburgh vs Philadelphia isn’t anywhere near a debate

Pittsburgh vs Philadelphia isn’t anywhere near a debate

Luke Henne, Contributor

March 5, 2018


Filed under OP/ED, Showcase, Sports

Sure, Philadelphia may have a much bigger population than Pittsburgh. Sure, Philadelphia may outnumber Pittsburgh in professional sports teams (4 to 3). However, recent antics in Pennsylvania's biggest city proves that indeed the west side is the best side. It is worth noting that the rivalries within...

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