Tri-County Sports Complex Begins New Season

Tri-County Sports Complex Begins New Season

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under School News, Sports

As the Western-Pennsylvanian weather begins to deteriorate into bitterly cold temperatures, entertainment in Butler County and Beaver County begins to move indoors. And no where is this more apparent than at the Tri-County Indoor Sports Complex in Freedom, Pennsylvania. A new indoor soccer season is...

New York Mets Clinch First Play-Off Spot Since 2006

New York Mets Clinch First Play-Off Spot Since 2006

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

On the night of Saturday, September 26th, after years of mediocrity, the New York Mets baseball club sealed a position in the Major League Baseball playoffs after beating the Cincinnati Reds 10-2. The win, which took place at the Reds' Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, ended a play-off hunt that...

Syrian Refugees Stir Mixed Emotions in Professional European Soccer

Syrian Refugees Stir Mixed Emotions in Professional European Soccer

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

September 30, 2015


Filed under News, Sports

Over the last few weeks, nations all across Europe have been attempting to aid refugees that have escaped from the Syrian civil war. Basically every aspect of European life has been altered by the immigrations, including the continent's sporting sphere. Professional soccer teams in countries including...

Impact of Concussions on Young Athletes

Impact of Concussions on Young Athletes

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

As the school year rolls on and the many sports offered at Seneca Valley come into season, sports-related concussions inevitably make an appearance.  Concussions don’t seem out of the ordinary to many, but their immediate, as well as lasting effects, can have an impact far beyond the initial hit. According...

Seneca Valley Introduces Girls’ Slow Pitch Softball As Club Sport

Seneca Valley Introduces Girls’ Slow Pitch Softball As Club Sport

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff Writer

September 8, 2015


Filed under Sports

The new Seneca Valley girls’ slow pitch softball teams have been put together, making it one of the latest additions to Seneca’s long list of clubs and activities. Earlier this year it was announced that SVSD would be absorbing the girl’s Cranberry Softball team into their activities list, allowing...

Seneca Valley Holds 2015 Pep Rally

Seneca Valley Holds 2015 Pep Rally

Luke Ryan

September 3, 2015


Filed under Sports

Just this past August 29, every  Seneca Valley dancer, cheerleader, or fan of either, gathered in the football field at our very own NexTier Stadium for the first pep rally of the 2015-2016 school year. It was day to get everyone pumped and excited for a whole new season of all the high school sports...

A Close Win for the Lady Raiders

Jessica Morris, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014


Filed under Sports

It was a nail-biter on Thursday evening as the Seneca Valley varsity girls’ basketball team faced off against Butler’s Lady Tornadoes. The Raiders ultimately pulled out a win against the Tornadoes with a close score, 51-49. Both teams started out strong in the first half. Scores remained close,...

SV Raiders Place Second in Their Tip Off Tournaments

Jorge Olan, Guest Writer

December 21, 2013


Filed under Sports

The boys' and girls' SV Basketball team both finished in second place at their Tip Off Tournaments. The boys played  at Mars High School for the tournament  competing against three other teams.  They kicked off the tournament against Penn Hills on Friday and they won 88-59.  They played Mars on...

Seneca Valley Stomps Brashear on the Court

Josh Bauer, Guest Writer and Contributer

December 13, 2013


Filed under Sports

The Seneca Valley boys' Varsity basketball team defeated Brashear Tuesday at 7:30 on their home court by a score of 76-35.  Seneca Valley jumped to an early lead and never trailed in the contest, throwing an intense full court press at the Bulls. The Raiders were led by senior Mike Smith who scored...

A Successful Season Comes to an End for Boys’ Volleyball

Bradley Hart, Staff Writer

May 23, 2013


Filed under Sports

Throughout the entire year the Seneca Valley boys’ volleyball team has faced a many obstacles that they have had to overcome. All of these obstacles lead to the playoffs.  That is where the Raiders were after the win against Butler in Thursday night.  In the first round of the WPIAL playoffs the...

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