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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...

In the picture above, Bobby Walchak is seen in a Penn State and Pottsville uniform. Bobby’s family believes that he’ll do great the upcoming football season for Penn State. “I am ecstatic over Bobby being offered to play football for what I believe is one of the top college football teams in the country. It shows that hard work pays off. I believe Bobby will represent his family and Pottsville well. We are proud beyond words. I think Bobby has a gift to play football, I have seen it at a young age and how he developed over time confirms my belief in his talent. Bobby will continue to work hard, and it will only be a matter of time until the coaches at PSU will reward his hard work with an opportunity to get on the field and do what he does, which is making game changing plays,” said Bobby’s father, Bob Walchak.

Bobby Walchak commits to PSU

Tanya Johnson , Staffer January 27, 2021

Senior Bobby Walchak has committed to play football for Penn State University Penn State offered him this opportunity on December 23rd. Getting an offer means that a person can play football for...

Spotted lanternflies are seen roaming around on the grass. Along with trees, these flies also kill crops. “They are a terribly invasive species, and they ruin our crops, it’s crazy, but also kind of hilarious that Pennsylvanians have collectively declared open season on them,” said senior Lily McDonald.

Spotted lanternflies invade Pottsville

Tanya Johnson , Staffer November 13, 2020

Spotted Lanternflies originally came from and are native to Southern China, Taiwan, and Vietnam. These bugs are known for invading and killing trees. Recently, they have infested Pottsville and students...

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