Hurdle and Huntington set to remain in Pittsburgh

Luke Henne, Contributor

October 13, 2017


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After two consecutive seasons of disappointment and minimal playoff contention, Pittsburgh Pirates manager and general manager Clint Hurdle and Neal Huntington are being placed under significant fire after the team’s struggles throughout 2016 and 2017. Both signed four-year contract extensions at...

Student Athlete of the Month: September

Ben Snell, Contributor

October 10, 2017


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Seneca Valley Junior Sam Owori has had many accomplishments throughout his high school cross country and track career. However, one of his proudest moments running came this September at Schenley Park where he beat Seneca Valley's school-wide 5k cross country record. On September 9, 2017 Owori and t...

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...

Seneca’s Men’s Indoor Track 4×800 Team Caps Off Season With Visit to States

Seneca’s Men’s Indoor Track 4×800 Team Caps Off Season With Visit to States

Ben Snell, Staff Writer

March 5, 2017


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After a successful season for the young 4x800 team, a tenth place finish at the Pennsylvania state championship was a nice way to begin training for the outdoor season. The race was held at State College, PA and consisted of senior Parker Laughlin, juniors Luke Bellack and Alex Dixon, and sophomore...

David Wright likely to miss Opening Day with shoulder injury

David Wright likely to miss Opening Day with shoulder injury

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

March 5, 2017


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The New York Mets announced Tuesday that their captain, third baseman David Wright, will miss several weeks with an impingement in his right shoulder according to MLB.com. It is highly unlikely that Wright will start on Opening Day. After a rough and painful week of practice, Wright told manager...

Reigning BPL Champions fire FIFA Coach of the Year

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

March 4, 2017


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Leicester City Football Club, who won the Barclays Premier League last year at 5,000-to-1 odds, are no strangers to surprises. Last week the team surprised Premier League fans all over the world yet again by sacking their manager, Claudio Ranieri, effectively killing off their fairytale storyline that...

Sidney Crosby gets 1000th point

Sidney Crosby gets 1000th point

Alex Restauri, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


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Two league MVP's, one Conn Smythe, and two Stanley Cups later, Sidney Crosby records his 1,000th point on Thursday, February 16th. The entire league was watching when the Winnipeg Jets came to the Steel City to play the Penguins in what should have been a regular season game. The reality is that the...

March Madness is almost upon America

March Madness is almost upon America

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


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March is nearing, and America is preparing for perhaps three of the best sports weeks of the year. It is almost time for the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament, more commonly referred to as March Madness. This year’s 68-team tournament will field many of the household powers, but some new...

Wieters, Nats agree to two-year deal

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


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According to ESPN,  the Washington Nationals signed four-time All-Star catcher Matt Wieters to a two-year, $21 million deal on Tuesday; it was a bargain. Besides Carlos Santana and Russell Martin, as a catcher, Wieters has hit the most home runs since 2009 (117). Wilson Ramos, the Nationals' catcher...

2017 Pirates: McCutchen moves to right, Marte takes over in center

2017 Pirates: McCutchen moves to right, Marte takes over in center

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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Clint Hurdle announced on Saturday that there will be some changes in outfield positioning for the 2017 season. Andrew McCutchen will be moved from center field to right field. Starling Marte will take over center field, and Gregory Polanco will be moving over to left. According to MLB.com, Andrew...

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