Lockout Update

Lockout Update

Liam Millroy, Staff Writer

October 9, 2012


Filed under Sports

The NHL lockout is still in full swing, with the league officially canceling the first two weeks of games.  With no agreement seemingly close to being reached, it has to be assumed that this won't be the last cancellation of games that fans will see.  Most opportunists seem to think that the season...

Pirates’ Record in Futility Spans Two Decades

John Madeira, Staff Writer

October 4, 2012


Filed under Sports

On the final day of September, the Pittsburgh Pirates assured themselves of a 20th straight losing season with a 4-3 loss to division rival Cincinnati Reds. The Battlin’ Buccos were up in the ninth inning and sent in closer and all-star Joel Hanrahan to shut down the Reds, and that’s when thing...

NFL officials are back

Nicole Jelinek, Entertainment Editor

October 3, 2012


Filed under Sports

After 3 weeks of controvercy and the last 2 days of face-face meetings and phone conversations, the NFL referee officials have reached an agreement to end the 3-month long lockout. The new agreement is for 8 years and goes through the 2019 season. This is the longest contract in the history of the...

Barnes Wins WTAE’s Clearview Federal Credit Union Student-Athlete of the Week

Barnes Wins WTAE’s Clearview Federal Credit Union Student-Athlete of the Week

Michala McCullough, Editor in Chief

September 28, 2012


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior full back, Forrest Barnes was recognized Thursday as WTAE's Clearview Federal Credit Union Student-Athlete of the Week for his preformance in last week's game against Connellsville. Barnes broke the single game rushing yard mark with 306 yards, a record previously held by Bill Davis, who ran...

Raiders Dominate #4 Central Catholic in Prime Time

Raiders Dominate #4 Central Catholic in Prime Time

John Madeira

September 28, 2012


Filed under Sports

Thursday night under the lights in Nextier stadium, the Seneca Valley Raiders varsity football team dominated the fourth ranked Vikings of Central Catholic with a score of 34-7, securing their spot in the WPIAL AAAA football playoffs. The Viking defense had only given up three points in their first...

Athlete of the Month: Ryan McCauley

Athlete of the Month: Ryan McCauley

Bradley Hart, Staff Writer

September 28, 2012


Filed under Featured Profile, Sports

This year, the Seneca Valley varsity football team has been getting a lot of attention, as the Raiders have a strong returning team full of veteran players. Although there is a lot of pressure on senior sensations Jordan Brown, three year starting quarterback, and Forrest Barnes, running back, there...

Record Breaking: Barnes Breaks Two School Records in Homecoming Game

Record Breaking: Barnes Breaks Two School Records in Homecoming Game

John Madeira, Staff Writer

September 26, 2012


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior halfback Forrest Barnes cemented his place in Raider history on Friday night as he broke multiple school records. Barnes broke the single game rushing yard mark previously held by Bill Davis, who ran for 301 yards vs. Butler in 2002. Barnes also set a school record for touchdowns in a game...

Tennis Talk with Coach Wick

Melissa John, Staff Writer

September 26, 2012


Filed under Sports

Very seldom do other fall sports get the same recognition as the typical Friday night football game. Girls' tennis, a fall sport taken very seriously here at Seneca Valley, is one of these underrecognized activities. The JV coach, Kristin Wick, sat down for an interview with me as I asked her about...

The Ultimate Dream: Ultimate Frisbee Coming to SV?

Liam Millroy

September 26, 2012


Filed under School News, Sports

Ultimate Frisbee is an up and coming recreational sport that has hit Seneca Valley students in the past year.  Most high schools in Western Pennsylvania have Ultimate Frisbee as a school club/sport.  Seneca Valley is one of the few in this area that doesn’t.  Hopefully in the next year that can change....

“Forrest Fire” Burns the Falcons

John Madeira, Staff Writer

September 25, 2012


Filed under Sports

  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...

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