Penguins Begin Their Run at the Stanley Cup

Penguins Begin Their Run at the Stanley Cup

Bradley Hart, Staff Writer
May 9, 2013 • 459 views
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After having an incredible shortened season the Penguins were the team with the best record of 36 wins and only 12 losses.  With this record the Penguins won the Eastern Conference and were able to get home ice advantage for the playoffs. The first round of the playoffs featured the number one ranked...

Yellow Card Leads to Referee’s Death

Hailie Sandor, Staff Photographer
May 9, 2013 • 441 views
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A recreational soccer league referee was brutally punched in the face by an angry teenage soccer player during the match he was officiating. Ricardo Portillo died on April 27 after citing a player a yellow card for an infraction that occurred during game play. The yellow card is a caution to the player;...

SV Students Featured in Football All-Star Games

SV Students Featured in Football All-Star Games

John Madeira, Sports Writer
May 7, 2013 • 1,680 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every year, hundreds of the best high school football players are given the opportunity to play in all-star games around the country. Some of the more prominent all-star games are the Under Armor All American game. Featured in this years Under Armor All American game were two WPIAL players, North...

Pirates Clench First, But For How Long?

Nicole Jelinek, Entertainment Editor
May 7, 2013 • 340 views
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On April 28, the Pirates had a 9-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals that gave them a  series win and the NL Central lead. Jones had three hits and McDonald had an RBI double for Pittsburgh, that  ended rookie Shelby Miller's streak of 14 scoreless innings at home. The Pirates won a total of 9...

SV Volleyball: Defends their Home Court

Bradley Hart, Staff Writer
May 7, 2013 • 585 views
Filed under School News, Sports

After a rocky start to the season the Seneca Valley boys’ volleyball team seems to have finally gotten things going.  With a second place finish in the Meadville tournament and several consecutive wins versus non section Plum and section North Hills, momentum was on Seneca Valley's side. The final...

NBA Player Comes Out on Cover of Sports Illustrated

Michala McCullough, Editor In chief
May 6, 2013 • 530 views
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Jason Collins recently made history as being the first active athlete in any of America’s four major sports leagues to acknowledge that he’s gay. Collins came out in the May 6, 2013 issue of Sports Illustrated. "I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay," says Collins in the magazine...

Michael Jordan Gets Married

Michael Jordan Gets Married

Melissa John
April 29, 2013 • 1,428 views
Filed under Entertainment, Sports

Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto were surrounded by a few hundred of Jordan's closest family and friends this past Saturday as they exchanged vows in Palm Beach, Florida. The wedding was held at the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea, and it included many famous guests like Tiger Woods, Patrick...

2013 NFL Draft Recap

Liam Millroy, Staff Writer
April 29, 2013 • 363 views
Filed under Sports

After all the mock drafts, speculation, and waiting by the young men about to become NFL players, the 2013 NFL Draft finally got under way, and it didn't disappoint.   The draft featured bizarre selections, great picks, and plenty of trades. The first round seemed to be an offensive lineman only...

Raider Baseball: Locked and Loaded

John Madeira, Staff Writer
April 26, 2013 • 494 views
Filed under School News, Sports

The varsity baseball team is locked and loaded as they shoot for the programs third straight WPIAL title. After a somewhat sluggish start by recent standards, the Raiders have picked it up as they are currently riding a seven game win streak. The streak as boosted the Raiders record to 7-4 overall,...

The Frozen Four Comes to Pittsburgh

The Frozen Four Comes to Pittsburgh

Hailie Sandor, Staff Photographer and writer
April 26, 2013 • 331 views
Filed under Sports

The first national championship in men's hockey took place in 1948. Back then the game was played on a sheet of ice in the former riding stable in the Colorado Rockies named the Broadmoor. With a small rink and only seating just a few thousand fans, the game was a whole different game. It was as secluded...

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