Japanese baseball sensation Shohei Ohtani coming to MLB

January 11, 2018


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Transcendent talent and undeniable star Shohei Ohtani of Japan's professional baseball team is reportedly bringing his skill to the MLB this coming season. There has been hype surrounding Ohtani for the past few years due to his rare ability, which makes him invaluable. Ohtani is not only a fantastic...

Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier undergoes spinal surgery after severe injury

Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier undergoes spinal surgery after severe injury

Ben Snell, Contributor

January 4, 2018


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It was the beginning of a Monday Night Football game on December 4 between division rivals, the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals. As the Bengals drove down the field,  Steelers star linebacker Ryan Shazier went to make a tackle. Leading head first and eyes down, he collided with the player...

SV varsity hockey battles through arduous PIHL schedule

SV varsity hockey battles through arduous PIHL schedule

Luke Henne, Contributor

January 4, 2018


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As the 2017-18 season nears its halfway point, the Seneca Valley Raiders varsity hockey team has made a name for themselves among their competitors. Competing in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League's Triple-A division, the Raiders have won five of their first seven contests, while also...

NHL season preview

NHL season preview

Patrick Inman, Contributor

November 21, 2017


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As the 2017-18 season kicks off, all 31 teams gear up for the same goal...a chance to dance with lord Stanley. Some intriguing stories from the Western Conference this year include everything from the brand new Vegas Golden Knights franchise, to the Blues trying to get past the Western Conferen...

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...

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...

SV girls tennis team fights through 2017 campaign

Luke Henne, Contributor

October 24, 2017


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In what has turned out to be a season of ups and downs, the Seneca Valley girls tennis team has made the most of their 2017 campaign. Through their first 16 contests (through September 26), the team won seven matches and were defeated in nine matches. The girls played to the tune of three wins and...

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...

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