Why the Pirates will not makes the playoffs

Why the Pirates will not makes the playoffs

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


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For the past three seasons, the Pittsburgh Pirates have made it to the National League Wild Card game. The big question is: Will they be able to do it for the fourth consecutive season? That’s a great question. Let’s just say the odds are not in the Pirates’ favor right now. The Pirates’ current...

Raiders JV1 Hockey Poised For Big Season

Raiders JV1 Hockey Poised For Big Season

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

September 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Agony. Heartbreak. Those are the only words that can describe how the 2015-2016 season ended. After coasting through their 17-game regular season to the tune of a 12-3-2 record, the Raiders top junior varsity hockey team finished in second place just behind rival North Allegheny, as mentioned by the...

2016 SV Boys’ Varsity Golf Season Preview

2016 SV Boys’ Varsity Golf Season Preview

Joe Demeis

September 6, 2016


Filed under Sports

It’s that time of year again. Seneca Valley students are back in school, and Raider sports are just beginning. The Seneca Valley boys' varsity golf team has got into the "swing of things" to start off their season last week. The varsity team placed second in the Peters Township Tournament on Monday,...

Exaggerator ends Nyquist’s Triple Crown hopes

Exaggerator ends Nyquist’s Triple Crown hopes

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

May 25, 2016


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Horse-racing as a whole lost its chance to have two consecutive Triple-Crown winning horses in 2015 and 2016 after Nyquist lost at the Preakness Stakes this weekend. Nyquist came in third place in the event that was won by Exaggerator in just over one minute and fifty-eight seconds. Cherry Wine finished...

Leicester City, at 5000-1 odds, win title

Leicester City, at 5000-1 odds, win title

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

May 16, 2016


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Leicester City Football Club of the town of the same name have somehow managed to win the Barclays Premier League in England, despite the club's small size. The championship was sealed on Sunday, May 2nd when Tottenham Hotspur became mathematically eliminated from the title race. The "Foxes" were...

2016’s Brazilian Olympics face multitude of issues

2016’s Brazilian Olympics face multitude of issues

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


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The 28th edition of the Olympic Summer Games is set to take place in only a few months time, with the Opening Ceremony taking place on August 5th. But Brazil, this year's host nation, is perhaps not quite ready for the massive international sporting collection yet. Similar to the situation regarding...

Cam Newton receives plenty of criticisms after Super Bowl loss

Cam Newton receives plenty of criticisms after Super Bowl loss

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016


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After Super Bowl 50 left hundreds of millions of viewers with plenty to talk about, most football fans reacted in many different ways to the big game's two biggest players: Peyton Manning and Cam Newton. The Denver Broncos' and Carolina Panthers' respective quarterbacks did not play extensively well...

Seneca Valley’s wrestling team achieves big success

Seneca Valley’s wrestling team achieves big success

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016


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This year, Seneca Valley's trestling team led their section, at the number one spot, with an undefeated record before going into the playoffs. A great team comes from a great staff and players who are fully committed to refining their skills during their practice time together and individually once...

FIFA hands out year end awards including Ballon d’Or

FIFA hands out year end awards including Ballon d’Or

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016


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After a year of turmoil within the ranks of the International Federation of Football (FIFA), 2015 came to a conclusion for the giant sporting organization. The Ballon d'Or celebrations on January 1th rewarded the best players, coaches and moments that shined on the world's biggest footballing stage this...

Leicester City F.C. are shockingly top of the table

Leicester City F.C. are shockingly top of the table

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

December 10, 2015


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After narrowly escaping relegation at the end of last season, the Leicester City English football team as proved its doubters wrong and taken up first position in the world renowned Barclays Premier League. Manager Claudio Ranieri's squad, that he inherited from former manager Nigel Pearson only a...

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