Raiders Rout the Spartans and Advance in the Playoffs

Raiders Rout the Spartans and Advance in the Playoffs

John Madeira, Staff Writer

November 8, 2012

The Seneca Valley Raiders varsity football team earned a place in the WPIAL AAAA quarterfinals with a 50-20 victory over the Hempfield Area Spartans at Nextier Stadium. The scoring started on the first drive of the game for the Raiders and quickly continued after that. The Raiders scored three...

Raiders put an Exclamation Point on 2012

Forrest Barnes runs for a touchdown against Fox Chapel.  Barnes had a total of 238 yards and 4 touchdowns vs the Foxes.

John Madeira, Staff Writer

October 27, 2012

The Seneca Valley Raiders varsity football team put an exclamation point on their 2012 regular season with a blowout 54 to 19 win over section rival Fox Chapel Foxes. From the opening kickoff to the final knee, the Raiders were in control of this game. The offense put up its second 50+ point effort...

Opportunistic Raiders come up big against Hawks

Opportunistic Raiders come up big against Hawks

John Madeira, Staff Writer

October 22, 2012

The Seneca Valley Raiders varsity football team secured a big win Friday night in Nextier Stadium during the final home regular season game of the year by defeating the Bethel Park Black Haws by a score of 35-14. The game started off well for the Raiders as their offense was in high gear coming right...

Raiders Prevail in Battle with Indians

Raiders Prevail in Battle with Indians

John Madeira, Staff Writer

October 18, 2012

It was a battle of the Raiders vs. Indians Friday night under the lights in Martorelli Stadium with the Raiders coming out on top by a final score of 40-26. It was a back and forth scoring battle for much of the game with a score at the half of 26-19 in favor of the Raiders. The Raider offense...

Seneca Clashes with the Titans

Seneca Clashes with the Titans

John Madeira, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012

The Seneca Valley Raiders varsity football team improved to 5-1 with their dominating victory over the Shaler Area Titans Friday night under the lights in Nextier Stadium. From the opening kickoff, the game was never in doubt: the Raiders were in control from the start. The Raiders scored on a...

Barnes Wins WTAE’s Clearview Federal Credit Union Student-Athlete of the Week

Pictured here are a representative from Clearview Federal Credit Union, Mr. Korcinsky, John Meyer, and Forrest Barnes.

Michala McCullough, Editor in Chief

September 28, 2012

Senior full back, Forrest Barnes was recognized Thursday as WTAE's Clearview Federal Credit Union Student-Athlete of the Week for his preformance in last week's game against Connellsville. Barnes broke the single game rushing yard mark with 306 yards, a record previously held by Bill Davis, who ran...

Raiders Dominate #4 Central Catholic in Prime Time

Raiders Dominate #4 Central Catholic in Prime Time

John Madeira

September 28, 2012

Thursday night under the lights in Nextier stadium, the Seneca Valley Raiders varsity football team dominated the fourth ranked Vikings of Central Catholic with a score of 34-7, securing their spot in the WPIAL AAAA football playoffs. The Viking defense had only given up three points in their first...

Athlete of the Month: Ryan McCauley

Athlete of the Month: Ryan McCauley

Bradley Hart, Staff Writer

September 28, 2012

This year, the Seneca Valley varsity football team has been getting a lot of attention, as the Raiders have a strong returning team full of veteran players. Although there is a lot of pressure on senior sensations Jordan Brown, three year starting quarterback, and Forrest Barnes, running back, there...

Record Breaking: Barnes Breaks Two School Records in Homecoming Game

Record Breaking: Barnes Breaks Two School Records in Homecoming Game

John Madeira, Staff Writer

September 26, 2012

Senior halfback Forrest Barnes cemented his place in Raider history on Friday night as he broke multiple school records. Barnes broke the single game rushing yard mark previously held by Bill Davis, who ran for 301 yards vs. Butler in 2002. Barnes also set a school record for touchdowns in a game...

“Forrest Fire” Burns the Falcons

John Madeira, Staff Writer

September 25, 2012

  The Seneca Valley Raiders varsity football team improved to 3-1 with a blowout win on Friday over the Connellsville Falcons in Nextier Stadium. The Raider offense stole the show in part due to the game of senior halfback Forrest Barnes. Barnes ran for a school single-game record of 306...

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