Tide Lines

Dribbling Into States

Senior Mason Barnes is  dribbling down the court scanning the floor for an open teammate. Barnes has been a varsity player since his freshman year. Barnes said, “I never want this season to end but when it does, we will definitely embrace the time we had as a team.”

Wyatt Selinko, Staffer

March 6, 2020

The Pottsville Crimson Tide boys basketball team is headed to states. Their first game will be held on Friday, March 6 at 7:30pm against Northern York. The game is being played at West York High School. The Tide came off of a devastating loss of 61-48 to Southern Lehigh in the District XI Championship...

For Kobe: Kobe Bryant’s Death Impacts Students

Kobe Bryant was an inspiration to many people. His dedication to the game of basketball will be forever remembered. “Kobe Bryant has impacted the game of basketball for me by giving all of his love, dedication, and commitment to the game. His commitment and dedication isn’t just a game, it’s a lifestyle. The passing of Kobe, his daughter Gigi, as well as the others will always remind me to cherish what I have because it could end any day,” said freshman Tayla Jones.

Tanya Johnson, Staffer

February 4, 2020

On January 26, 2020 devastating news was released. Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gigi Bryant, along with seven other people, died in a helicopter crash. It happened during the morning, in Calabasas, California while the group was on the way to a basketball tournament. Bryant was an NBA athlete who played for the...

Guess That Teacher!

Can you guess this teacher before his/her identity is revealed? Read to find out!

Samantha Woodford, Staffer

January 24, 2020

He has a 12 year old son named Emmet. Spends most of his free time in the PAHS Observatory. Sometimes you can even catch him in a shark costume! That’s Pottsville’s beloved astrology teacher...

The Secret Behind The Pottsville Boys Basketball Program’s Success

Pottsville Boys Basketball players hold up the Schuylkill League Championship
trophy after their victory over Blue Mountain 51-35 on February 16, 2019. The
Pottsville Boys Basketball Program has won multiple Schuylkill League 
championships, District championships, and has made appearances in states
throughout the past twelve years. “We have high expectations for this 
upcoming season. I feel like this team could produce one of the best seasons we’ve 
ever had as a program,” Senior Mason Barnes said.

Josh Daubert, Contributor

November 7, 2019

Eight Schuylkill League titles. Four District XI titles. Eight-time state qualifier. All in the past twelve years. Nothing screams success like that does. Pottsville’s Boys Basketball program has one of the best, if not the best, basketball team in Schuylkill County, racking up their championship titles....

All They Do is Win

On the morning of Friday October 25, senior players gave away their home jerseys to a teacher that inspired them during their time at PAHS. This is one of many traditions that the seniors participate in to wrap up their time as high school football players. Senior Noah Lecher said,

Wyatt Selinko, Staffer

October 25, 2019

Incredible. That’s the word for the Crimson Tide’s football season. They are on a six game win streak heading into their last game. A win here could mean everything for playoffs.  Pottsville Area High School’s Crimson Tide football team is 8-1 with their only loss coming in overtime to Wyomis...

60 Seconds With Mason Barnes

60 Seconds With Mason Barnes

Aidan Moran

March 14, 2019

Mason Barnes answers questions in a game of 60 Seconds.

Making History

Junior Mason Barnes makes a move to get by his defender.

Alexis Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2019

The boys basketball team won its second round game in the PIAA state playoffs, something that no other team in program history has done. The boys defeated Crestwood Tuesday night at Hazleton High School by a score of 59-46. With the win, the team advanced to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs where...

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