The Black and Gold looking like the Black and Blue

The Black and Gold looking like the Black and Blue

John Madeira, Staff Writer

November 29, 2012


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Fans of the Black and Gold came into the season a little curious about how the season would unfold after all the changes the team underwent in the off season – and it hasn't always been pretty. Offensive Coordinator Bruce Arians left the team to coach with the Indianapolis Colts, and a roster overhaul...

WPIAL Football Title Hopes Crash as Historic Season comes to an End

WPIAL Football Title Hopes Crash as Historic Season comes to an End

John Madeira, Staff Writer

November 27, 2012


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Seneca Valley Raiders WPIAL title hopes came to an end Friday night with a 47-17 loss to the North Allegheny Tigers at North Hills’ Martorelli Stadium. The Raiders came into the WPIAL playoff semi-final matchup with an eight game winning streak and an offense firing on all cylinders, as well...

#ChuckStrong: Colts Cheerleaders Go Bald for a Good Cause

#ChuckStrong: Colts Cheerleaders Go Bald for a Good Cause

Melissa John, Staff Writer

November 27, 2012


Filed under News, Showcase

When first-year Colts coach Chuck Pagano was diagnosed with Leukemia in Week 4 of the NFL season, members of the organization immediately decided to take action. Not only have the Colts raised more than $250,000, but several of the Colts players, including quarterback Andrew Luck, have already shaved...

Four more years of Obama

Four more years of Obama

Nicole Jelinek, Entertainment Editor

November 14, 2012


Filed under News, Showcase

Every four years on the first Tuesday after the first Monday of  November, the presidential elections are held. On Tuesday, November 6, 2012, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney awaited America's decision on who that would be. Around midnight, President Barack Obama was announced as the winner of a very close...

Raiders Rout the Spartans and Advance in the Playoffs

Raiders Rout the Spartans and Advance in the Playoffs

John Madeira, Staff Writer

November 8, 2012


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Seneca Valley Raiders varsity football team earned a place in the WPIAL AAAA quarterfinals with a 50-20 victory over the Hempfield Area Spartans at Nextier Stadium. The scoring started on the first drive of the game for the Raiders and quickly continued after that. The Raiders scored three...

October Athlete of the Month: Misha Demchuck

October Athlete of the Month: Misha Demchuck

John Madeira, Staff Writer

October 22, 2012


Filed under Featured Profile, Showcase

The athlete of the month is not only an athlete that excels in their sport on the field, but also excels off the field, which is why the athlete of the month for October is senior Misha Demchuck. Misha is a member of the girls’ soccer team in the fall as well as being a member of the girls' lacrosse...

SV Ice Hockey Ends Pre-Season Strong

SV Ice Hockey Ends Pre-Season Strong

Michala McCullough, Editor in Chief

October 22, 2012


Filed under Showcase, Sports

While waiting for the NHL and the NHLPA to get their acts together, hockey fans at Seneca have another place to turn to get their hockey fix-Seneca Valley varsity and junior varsity ice hockey. The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League opened their pre-season play with the annual St. Margaret's...

Sandusky Sentenced to at Least Thirty Years in Prison

Sandusky Sentenced to at Least Thirty Years in Prison

Elena Cimino, Sports Editor

October 15, 2012


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Jerry Sandusky is probably going to spend the rest of his life in jail; the former Penn State University assistant football coach was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison. Sandusky faced up to 400 years in prison for 45 convictions of child sexual abuse, but Judge John Cleland instead ruled that...

Man’s Best Friend Needs a New Home

Man’s Best Friend Needs a New Home

Melissa John, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012


Filed under Features, Showcase

With October's vibe full of 'new beginnings', it's easy to understand why it was chosen to be Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. A startling statistic: Each year roughly 6-8 million dogs and cats will be taken care of in shelters in the United States alone. An even more startling statistic: Roughly 3-4...

Seneca Secures Another Section Title

Seneca Secures Another Section Title

Bradley Hart, Staff Writer

October 10, 2012


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Lady Raiders have been on a roll ever since their loss to the Hampton Talbots early on this year, not losing a single game since then and now has a record of 14-1.  They got their revenge on the Talbots later in the year by defeating them on their home field by a score of 3 - 1. Despite all...

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