Stanley Cup Playoffs ignite hockey community

Stanley Cup Playoffs ignite hockey community

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...

Kentucky school shooting unites small town

Kentucky school shooting unites small town

Luke Henne

February 13, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The population of the Kentucky town of Benton, as of 2016, is 4,531, according to the United States Census Bureau. But on Tuesday, January 24 and in the days following, the town's population feels like a unified one. On that Tuesday, FOX News notes that a 15-year old boy opened fire at Marshall County...

The Academic’s: ‘Tales From The Backseat’

The Academic’s: ‘Tales From The Backseat’

Sydney Gibson, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The Academic, an indie rock band from Westmeath, Ireland, recently released their debut album, 'Tales From The Backseat'. It consists of ten songs mostly written in the band's adolescence while growing up in their small town.   The band members, vocalist and guitarist Craig Fitzgerald, drummer Dean Gavin and brothers Matt (guitar) and St...

Super Bowl LII set to take place in Minneapolis

Super Bowl LII set to take place in Minneapolis

Luke Henne, Contributor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In what is deemed one of the world's biggest events, the 52nd edition of the National Football League's Super Bowl will take place at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The game, which is set to kickoff at approximately 6:30 PM (Eastern Time) on Sunday, February 4, features the AFC champion...

Pirates’ success coming to an abrupt end

Pirates’ success coming to an abrupt end

Luke Henne, Contributor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Just three years removed from a 98-win season and the second-best record in Major League Baseball, the 2018 Pittsburgh Pirates will be filled with skepticism, concern and presumed underachieving. Even after off-seasons in which much of the Pirates' talents departed, the fan base still had faith that...

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