Raider Baseball: Locked and Loaded

John Madeira, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013


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


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...

One Game at a Time for SV Boys’ Lacrosse

Nicole Jelinek, Entertainment Editor

April 24, 2013


Filed under School News, Sports

The defending WPIAL Champs, Seneca Valley varsity lacrosse, is now about half way through their season, having won four of the nine games that they have played, and they had to play the number one team in the 2013 WPIAL’s on Friday night. The Seneca team which is led by Coach Lance Diamond took...

Pirates Pick Up Speed Early in the Season

Pirates Pick Up Speed Early in the Season

Bradley Hart, Staff Writer

April 24, 2013


Filed under Sports

It has been over twenty years since the Pirates have had a final record of above .500.  The last two years however have given hope to Pirates fans across the nation.  Both years the Pirates started off the season strong and led the division up until the All-Star break.  After the All-Star break the...

Australia’s Adam Scott Wins Masters for the Land Down Under

Australia’s Adam Scott Wins Masters for the Land Down Under

John Madeira, Staff Writer

April 24, 2013


Filed under Sports

The premiere event of the 2013 PGA Tour golf season lived up to the expectations fans have come to enjoy as the 2013 Masters champion was decided on the 73rd hole of the tournament. Coming into the week there were plenty of storylines. The world's newly crowned number one golfer Tiger Woods came...

Boys Volleyball Just Short of Win in Meadville Tournament

Boys Volleyball Just Short of Win in Meadville Tournament

Bradley Hart, Staff Writer

April 15, 2013


Filed under Sports

On Saturday April 6, the Seneca Valley boys’ volleyball team traveled up to Meadville for their annual tournament.  The team had just come off of two wins in a row over North Hills on the previous Tuesday and Shaler on the previous Thursday.  The goal for the team was to keep the momentum going through...

New Faces in the Penguins Locker Room

Liam Millroy, Staff Writer

April 15, 2013


Filed under Features, Sports

With the roster that the Penguins have put together, and the great success they have had thus far, General Manager Ray Shero feels like the Penguins need to win this year.  In order to do so, he made a few key moves to bolster the team's roster. The first new addition to the Roster was veteran winger,...

Cardinals Claim 75th NCAA Basketball Championship

Cardinals Claim 75th NCAA Basketball Championship

John Madeira, Staff Writer

April 10, 2013


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every March and into the early parts of April, the basketball fans are rewarded with three weeks of upsets, big games, and insanity which all culminates in one city on the third weekend of the tournament, more commonly known as the “Final Four.” Officially called the National Semi-final, reaching...

Pitt Prepares to Depart Big East without Key Players

Pitt Prepares to Depart Big East without Key Players

John Madeira, Staff Writer

April 8, 2013


Filed under Sports

As the University of Pittsburgh prepares its exit from the Big East Conference and into the Atlantic Coast Conference, they will be doing so without key contributors from their football and basketball teams. The most notable and costly departure comes with the news of freshman running back Rushel...

Penguins Lose Key Players

Michala McCullough, Editor in Chief

April 7, 2013


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Penguins had lost back-to-back games entering Friday’s rematch with the Rangers. They were not about to lose three straight for the first time this year. Carried by the magnificent play of Marc-Andre Fleury the Penguins responded to a 6-1 loss to the Rangers on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden...

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