SV girls soccer geared for WPIAL Playoff run

SV girls soccer geared for WPIAL Playoff run

Luke Henne, Contributor

November 8, 2017


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As the regular season winds down, head coach Mark Perry and the Seneca Valley Raiders girls soccer team have their sights set on another trip to the WPIAL Playoffs. The girls, with an abundance of seniors such as Jenna and Jessica Pollaci, Paige Brady, Jessica Frank, Kailah Hinkle, Becca Bayne and...

Seneca Valley flies students to the moon for homecoming

Seneca Valley flies students to the moon for homecoming

November 8, 2017


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The Seneca Valley Seneca High School's homecoming dance was on October 7th. The theme for this year's dance was "Fly Me to the Moon," inspired by Frank Sinatra's famous song by the same name. To display this theme, Seneca Valley Student Council created the illusion of outer space scenery using fitting...

Amidst tragedy in Vegas, humanity shines

Amidst tragedy in Vegas, humanity shines

Tommy Conroy

November 8, 2017


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In the aftermath of the shooting that transpired on the night of October 1st, the city of Las Vegas wept, as did the rest of our nation. A gunman opened fire on innocent concertgoers enjoying the Route 91 music festival on the Vegas Strip. In the crowd of 22,000, enjoying a closing performance by...

NHL season preview

NHL season preview

November 6, 2017


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As the 2017-2018 season approaches fast, all 31 teams gear up for the long haul to the Stanley Cup Playoffs in April. Some of the more prominent and intriguing stories of this brand new season include everything from the Capitals trying to bounce back after yet another disappointing playoff loss,...

Seneca Valley Raiders miss out on WPIAL playoffs in re-building season

Seneca Valley Raiders miss out on WPIAL playoffs in re-building season

Ben Snell, Contributor

November 1, 2017


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Following the overall success the Seneca Valley Raiders saw in 2016 with a trip to the WPIAL Finals, many suspected this year to be a massive re-building year. After losing their head coach, Dave Vestal after last year's season, the Raiders proceeded to hire their former offensive coordinator and...

SV golf team breaks scoring record

Tommy Conroy, Contributor

October 26, 2017


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The Seneca Valley boys golf team broke the record for lowest team score in a match September 11, 2017  at a regular season golf outing. Six golfers took to the field against North Hills the day of the record-breaking. As is standard for golf matches, the top five scores were compiled to create an...

Devastating wildfires continue to burn in the West

Devastating wildfires continue to burn in the West

Sydney Gibson, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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Due to less than ideal conditions this season, wildfires burn the forests in Montana, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California, and Utah collectively destroying hundreds of homes and putting the lives of thousands of firefighters in harm's way.  Recent humidity and cool weather has given some of the, at peak season, 24,000 firefighters a chance to breathe. N...

SV succeeds at WPIAL Swimming and Diving Championships

SV succeeds at WPIAL Swimming and Diving Championships

Katie Clark, Staff Writer

March 18, 2017


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The Seneca Valley Swimming and Diving team had very successful WPIAL Championship competitions the past two weekends.  The girls’ team placed 5th and the boys’ team placed 12th. Diving WPIALs were held at the North Allegheny Senior High Natatorium on Saturday, February 25.  Senior diver, Alexand...

Upsets ready to happen in 2017 NCAA Tournament

Upsets ready to happen in 2017 NCAA Tournament

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

March 18, 2017


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The bracket for the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament has been unveiled, and America could not be more abuzz. As the tournament winds down near the end of March and the beginning of April, it is highly likely that a one or two-seeded team will be cutting down the nets as the national...

2017 High School Musical: “Legally Blonde” Hits the Stage

2017  High School Musical: “Legally Blonde” Hits the Stage

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


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Seneca Valley students from grades 9-12 will be performing the international award-winning musical, Legally Blonde. Legally Blonde The Musical is based on the 2001 movie, Legally Blonde, and the novel by Amanda Brown. The music and lyrics are by Laurence O' Keefe and Neil Benjamin. It's ab...

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