SB51: Falcons vs Patriots

SB51: Falcons vs Patriots

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The stage is set for the fifty-first annual National Football League’s Super Bowl. In Houston’s NRG Stadium, the New England Patriots will meet the Atlanta Falcons in what will presumably be an instant classic, potentially headlined by an offensive shootout. The New England Patriots, the champions...

Penguins win crazy game against the Capitals

Alex Restauri, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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On Monday January 16, the Pittsburgh Penguins faced off against the number 1 seed Washington Capitals. Absolutely no one was expecting the up and down game that might just go down as the best game played this season. Coming into this Monday matinee, the Capitals were on their season high 9 game winning...

The newest rivalry: Cleveland vs Golden State

The newest rivalry: Cleveland vs Golden State

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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In sports, what defines a rivalry? Some factors would include geographical proximity, pure hatred for the opposing team, and past meetings in competitions where stakes are at their peak, such as a playoff meeting. Look around professional sports, and rivalries are everywhere. In the Nationa...

Aaron Rodgers is the league’s MVP and here’s why

Aaron Rodgers is the league’s MVP and here’s why

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


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Even if you aren’t a fan of the Packers and Aaron Rodgers, you have to give the Packers’ quarterback credit for his superhuman-like abilities on the football field. Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers took on the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday for the Divisional Game. Green Bay came out on top, 34-31. Mason Crosby ki...

Final College Football Playoff Set After a Week of Conference Championships

Final College Football Playoff Set After a Week of Conference Championships

Ben Snell, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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Last weekend, Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson, and Washington all clinched the four playoff berths. With Alabama and Washington both dominating their SEC and ACC championship games against Florida and Colorado, and Clemson holding off Virginia Tech in a close match-up for the ACC title, all three...

Is Bryce Harper worth $400 million?

Is Bryce Harper worth $400 million?

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


Filed under OP/ED, Sports

There have been quite a bit of roster moves and rumors around Major League Baseball so far this off-season. Winter meetings began this week, and trade and contract talks are heating up. Out of all the rumors and roster moves, there was one rumor that struck me. According to USA Today, a "high-ranking" Washingt...

Penguins Playing “Average” Hockey So Far

Alex Restauri, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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The NHL season is a quarter of the way over and the Penguins have been, well, the Penguins. Like they usually are, they sit comfortably in the playoff race, second in the Metropolitan Division behind the New York Rangers. Recently the Pens have been a .500 team; when they win they lose the next game...

College Football Playoff Rankings Shaken Up After Number’s Two, Three, and Four lose in Week 10

Ben Snell, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


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Earlier in November, the number two (Clemson), three (Michigan), and four (Washington) teams in NCAA College Football were highly upset. This is the first time this has happened since October nineteenth, 1985. Along with these three teams losing, the number eight (Texas A&M), five (Auburn), and...

Roll Tide: the Tuscaloosa Dynasty

Roll Tide: the Tuscaloosa Dynasty

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


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Roll Tide. Those are the only two words that need to be said for almost any American to know who the country’s college football blue blood is. The Alabama Crimson Tide have created a college football dynasty that will be very challenging to match. Nick Saban took over as the head coach of what has bec...

Seneca’s Men’s Cross Country Team Takes Fourth at States

Ben Snell, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


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This past weekend, the Seneca Valley men's cross country team beat out sixty other schools to finish fourth in Pennsylvania. The Men's team ran in the AAA race against nineteen of the sixty schools. The remainder of teams either ran in the A or AA races. There were 239 AAA racers, although some...

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