Leicester City, at 5000-1 odds, win title

Leicester City, at 5000-1 odds, win title

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

May 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under OP/ED, Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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...

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...

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