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 • 216 views
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 • 243 views
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 • 216 views
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 • 236 views
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 • 295 views
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 • 316 views
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 • 326 views
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 • 430 views
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...

Raiders Begin Third Straight Title Defense

Raiders Begin Third Straight Title Defense

John Madeira, Staff Writer
May 20, 2013 • 485 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After two losses to begin the season, the varsity baseball team was in unfamiliar territory. Despite the early season struggles, the team got it together and haven't looked back since. After 16 straight wins, the Raiders find themselves back in familiar territory over the last few seasons: a top...

Boys’ Volleyball: Team Celebrates Senior Night and Playoff Berth

Bradley Hart, Staff Writer
May 17, 2013 • 547 views
Filed under School News, Sports

One night, that’s what the boys’ volleyball season came down to.  On Thursday, May 9, the Raiders faced the Butler Golden Tornadoes.  This was the fourth time this season that these two skilled opponents faced each other. However this was the most important for many reasons.  Both of the teams...

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