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The Spartan Games

Nicholas Horvath May 19, 2022

Student athletes in the special education classes compete in various sports at the Spartan Games.

The Philadelphia 76ers unveiled the team’s 2021-22 Nike NBA City Edition uniform, presented in partnership with Ocial Jersey Patch Partner, Crypto.com. The Philadelphia 76ers wore four dierent jerseys over the course of the rst half of the 2020-21 NBA season. “I like how the new uniform represents the colors of all the teams in Pennsylvania. My favorite jersey that the 76ers wear has to be the red jersey,” said junior Jacob Begansky.

The 76ers Glide Through Toronto

Alex Blum, Staffer April 21, 2022

The Philadelphia 76ers are kicking their first round of plays in a 3-0 series against the Toronto Raptors and the winner of the series will move on to go to the conference semis. The series consists...

The six swimmers pose with their shirts made for States. One of the swimmers, Taleah Ruben, is moving on to Nationals held in North Carolina. “I felt excited to go to the states because I was looking forward to swimming my hardest and having fun. What I hope to accomplish for nationals is to drop time in my events and enjoy the trip to Greensboro, North Carolina which is where nationals are held!” said senior Taleah Ruben.

Girl swimmers go to States

Tanya Johnson, EIC April 4, 2022

Two weekends ago, March 17 and March 18, six PAHS swimmers participated in States at Bucknell University.  The six girls were Julia Balulis, Elena Martinko, Lizzy Martinko, Carly Mohl, Adalia LeSelva,...

Out of 68 teams only two will fight to win the championship game, and only one will come out victorious. March Madness began 82 years ago and has been held every year, except for the 2019-2020 season, due to Covid-19. “ I was heartbroken to see my team end but leave all they had on the court. I hope to see Villanova back in the same spot next year,” said senior Tate Clarke.

March Madness is coming to an end

Alex Blum, Staffer April 4, 2022

UNC and Kansas compete to win it all tonight at 9:20 P.M at the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans. March Madness is dened as the time period during the month of March when the National Collegiate...

Students commit to colleges

Students commit to colleges

Tanya Johnson, EIC March 14, 2022


Coach Jake Wartella advises the team in between quarters about strategic plays and what to do next. There was a lot of pressure that was put onto the team and the coaches. They pushed through the pressure and it didn’t get in the way of their playing. Wartella said, It was a great team win against our rival. Im so proud of our kids for showing resilience by fighting through adversity and finding a way to win a huge playoff game!

Boys Basketball team competes in districts

Chase Teresavage, Staffer March 8, 2022

On Tuesday, March 1, the Pottsville Area Boys Basketball team had a game at Minersville against Blue Mountain. This game was the District XI Class 5A Semi Finals. The game was really close throughout until...

Ruben and Coach Schuettler pose with the 1,000 points banner after Ruben achieves it. Ruben is a district champion in her individual events and is looking forward to possibly placing at states this year. “Taleah is also currently positioned to be the district champion in her individual events; which if she becomes the district champion, would guarantee her a place at the state meet,” said Coach Mr. Greg Shuettler.”

Ruben scores 1,000 points

Tanya Johnson, EIC February 23, 2022

Basketball players reach 1,000 points, Volleyball players reach 1,000 points, but what does it mean once a swimmer hits that 1,000 point goal?  At a recent swim meet, senior Taleah Ruben hit 1,000...

The Wrestling team poses after winning the Schuylkill Championships. The Schuylkill League Championships were held at Blue Mountain this year. “It was satisfying to win the league after training throughout all of high school, it was important to the team as well as my teammates to bring it home,” said senior Mark Ritschel.

Wrestling Team wins Schuylkill League Championships

Tanya Johnson, EIC February 11, 2022

The wrestling team has been on a winning streak these past few years; this is the third year they participated in the Schuylkill League Championships and won. They have won Schuylkill League Championships...

The coaches of the Pottsville Area High School Varsity basketball team talk to the players about their plays. Coach Tate Clarke said, “I really do enjoy coaching the team and it’s been a true honor to be asked to be apart of the team. I’ve grown closer with a lot more people and thanks to this opportunity my knowledge of the game of basketball has really increased. I think really the one thing I get out of it is the experience as later on in my life I would like to pursue a career in sports.”

Students support Mini-THON at a basketball game

Chase Teresavage, Staffer February 9, 2022

Chase Fenstermacher, Raeff DiCello and Jazce Carobello-Snowell kept North Schuylkill’s offensive attack in check in their 63 to 57 victory. Fenstermacher said, “It’s always awesome when a lot...

Tom Brady(pictured above)is posing after his last Super Bowl, holding his trophy. He recently announced his retirement from the NFL after being quarterback for 22 seasons. A lot of times, I find that people who are blessed with the most talent dont ever develop that attitude, and the ones who arent blessed in that way are the most competitive and have the biggest heart, Tom Brady.

Brady’s Retirement

Alex Blum, Staffer February 9, 2022

Tom Brady has made his mark in the NFL winning six Super Bowl rings. Tom Brady has the most Super Bowl rings with six of them being from the New England Patriots, and one from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers....

Let the winter sports commence! Get to know the student athletes participating in the upcoming season! “We have 8 seniors who are very determined to have a great season.  Practices so far have been great and we look forward to having a successful season.” Said Coach Wartella.

Winter Sports Commence

Sami Woodford and Chase Teresavage December 22, 2021

If you asked almost any middle school, high school, collegiate and professional coach to name the one basketball skill or character trait that is the most important to the future success of a player, and...

Senior Billy McGowan pole vaults through the air. AAA took place on Wednesday, May 18 2021. Mrs. Lombel says, “ Being in the AAA class is always tough, but we had impressive performances this season and at District Championships. The teams in AAA are always great competition and you know you are competing against some of the best athletes.”

Jumping into Triple A District Championships

Genesis Harrison, Staffer May 27, 2021

On Wednesday, May 18, 2021 was Pottsville Area's Triple A track and field district championship. Districts were held at Blue Mountain this year with most events being canceled last year due to COVID-19. In...

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