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National Football Championship Recap

National Football Championship Recap

Wyatt Selinko, Staffer

January 23, 2020

The quarterback drops back and takes the snap. The wide receiver gets open, it’s a high throw. The wide receiver makes an amazing catch, the 20… the 10… the 5… TOUCHDOWN! Louisiana State University (better known as LSU) and Clemson played the National College Championship on Monday January...

Swimming to the Top- Zaidian Van Orden

Swimming to the Top- Zaidian Van Orden

Ava Jefferson, Staffer

January 23, 2020

Many swimmers who are a part of Schuylkill County swim teams recognize the name Zaidian Van Orden. Van Orden recently defeated the 100 Freestyle with a time of 48.88 and the 200 Free record with a time of 1:49.09 while competing at the Ned Hampford Natatorium. “It felt amazing to break those records...

Jadyn Wagner Starts Swimming

Jadyn Wagner Starts Swimming

Ava Jefferson, Staffer

December 20, 2019

Did you know that when you’re swimming you are using EVERY major muscle in your body? Sophomore Jadyn Wagner knows this feeling and understands that blood, sweat and tears are needed for this sport to be successful. Wagner said, “We practice six days a week and personally the hardest part is doing...

Tide Back on Track

Tide Back on Track

Wyatt Selinko, Staffer

December 20, 2019

The varsity boys basketball team started the season rough, but bounced right back. Despite the Crimson Tide’s loss in their first game, they have won two since.  Now they sit with an even record of two wins to two losses. The Tide beat both Berks Catholic December 10 and Shamokin December 18. The...

Rough Start for Boys Basketball

Rough Start for Boys Basketball

Wyatt Selinko, Staffer

December 18, 2019

Pottsville knew to win this game they would have to bring the “A-Game.” This team, being a top tier group, was going to be a great challenge for any team. Odds of winning this game for Pottsville were low. Pottsville ended up losing the game with a score of 70-49. Senior Riley Stanton said,...

Get To Know Nicco Heimbaugh

Get To Know Nicco Heimbaugh

Wyatt Selinko, Staffer

December 12, 2019

Nicco Heimbaugh is a Junior at Pottsville Area High School. Heimbaugh plays basketball for the Tide basketball team. Heimbaugh has been playing basketball for a very long time. “I have been playing for ten years. I started playing in second grade,” Heimbaugh said. Heimbaugh has high hopes for...

Diving into the 2019-2020 Swim Season

Diving into the 2019-2020 Swim Season

Tanya Johnson, Staffer

December 6, 2019

Swimming is an activity people tend to do in the summer. For students who are a part of the swimming and diving team, it’s the opposite for them. Swimming and diving is available for students grades 9-12 during the winter. A typical swim practice consists of non-stop hard work. To start off practice,...

PAHS Football Season has Come to a Close

PAHS Football Season has Come to a Close

Wyatt Selinko, Staffer

December 5, 2019

The Crimson Tide football team’s season came to an end Friday, November 22. The Tide lost in the State Quarterfinals to Jersey Shore in triple over time. The final score of the game was Jersey Shore 42, Crimson Tide 35. It’s always sad when a season comes to an end. Underclassmen say one last...

Damon Yost- Quaterback of the Crimson Tide

Damon Yost- Quaterback of the Crimson Tide

Ava Jefferson, Staffer

November 25, 2019

     Senior Quarterback, Damon Yost has thrown 2,530 passing yards, including the regular football season and at Districts. He now leads his team in this category as they advance to the first State Final playoff game.       Damon Yost said, “I've been playing football for five years and wh...

We’re Number “Won”- PAHS Football

We’re Number “Won”- PAHS Football

Wyatt Selinko, Staffer

November 21, 2019

The Pottsville Crimson Tide football team has been on a tear this season. They won their last two District playoff games. By succeeding in those games, the Tide secured a spot in the District XI Championship game on November 16th against Allentown Central Catholic. The Tide players were more than...

What is Your “Why”?

Tayla Jones, Contributor

November 20, 2019

Everyone has a “why” for the sport that they play, whether they play it for a specific person or just for personal interest. Unfortunately, not everyone knows their “why”. Knowing your “why” changes how you play the game, and it changes your perspective on how you as a player can do anything. Most...

What’s in store?- Boys Basketball

What’s in store?- Boys Basketball

Ava Jefferson, Staffer

November 15, 2019

With the 2019-2020 Boys Basketball season starting up, the boys are putting on a tough grind to be bigger and better than last year. Practicing and getting shots in before the season arrives is important to Junior Varsity player Nicco Nicco Heimbaugh said, “ We’ve been working all offseason since...

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