“Forrest Fire” Burns the Falcons

John Madeira, Staff Writer

September 25, 2012


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  The Seneca Valley Raiders varsity football team improved to 3-1 with a blowout win on Friday over the Connellsville Falcons in Nextier Stadium. The Raider offense stole the show in part due to the game of senior halfback Forrest Barnes. Barnes ran for a school single-game record of 306...

New Faces Roaming the Raider Football Sidelines

John Madeira, Staff Writer

September 18, 2012


Filed under School News, Sports

The 2012 football season brings some new faces on the sidelines for the Seneca Valley Raiders varsity football team:  Coach Jason Gildon, Coach Tyrell Sales, and Coach Kyle Snyder. Coach Gildon is the most recognizable name being added to the staff. Coach Gildon was the 88th overall pick of th...

Tigers Scalp the Raiders

John Madeira

September 18, 2012


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The Seneca Valley Raiders varsity football team was defeated Friday, September 14, by the North Allegheny Tigers by a score of 45-3. The Raiders took the opening kickoff and went down the field quickly, grabbing a 3-0 lead after a field goal by kicker Chad Izenas. The Tigers countered with a field...

Spike, hit, set, it’s back!

Spike, hit, set, it’s back!

Nicole Jelinek, Entertainment Editor

September 17, 2012


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The 2012- 2013 girls' volleyball team is back, and their season is already breezing by. The girls had their first game on September 4, where they took on Fox Chapel at home and pulled out a win in four games. Seneca won three, Fox Chapel won one. The team next took on Mars, at home again, on September...

Raiders Roll the Rams; Improve to 2-0

Raiders Roll the Rams; Improve to 2-0

John Madeira, Staff Writer

September 10, 2012


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The Seneca Valley Raiders varsity football team improved to 2-0 on the season with a decisive victory over the Rams of Pine Richland on Friday. After a 30 minute weather delay before the opening kickoff, the Raiders received the ball to start the game and five plays later senior wide receiver Jonathan...

Raiders Rally, Shut Down Butler

Raiders Rally, Shut Down Butler

John Madeira, Staff Writer

September 5, 2012


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The 2012 Seneca Valley Raiders varsity football team kicked off their 2012 campaign Friday night under the lights in Nextier stadium against county and Northern section 8 rival, the Butler Golden Tornado. The game was also Veterans' Recognition Night. Before the game, Veterans of US Armed Forces were...

Girls’ Soccer Gets on Track After a Rocky Start

Girls’ Soccer Gets on Track After a Rocky Start

Bradley Hart, Staff Writer

September 5, 2012


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The Seneca Valley varsity girls' soccer team has been known throughout WPIAL for having one of the most competitive teams in the league every year, and this year's team is no exception.  This repetitively competitive team is partly due to the skill and experience of varsity coach, David Sylvester, and...

Boys Soccer Takes Kick Off Classic

Boys Soccer Takes Kick Off Classic

Hailie Sandor, Photographer

September 4, 2012


Filed under Showcase, Sports

There was nothing but success this weekend for the Seneca Valley boys' varsity soccer team as they set out to win the 2012 Boys' Soccer Kickoff Classic. Playing in two games this weekend, the squad from Seneca Valley defeated both Norwin and Chartiers Valley with scores of 2-0 and 4-0 respectively to...

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