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Coronavirus Causes Parade Cancellation?

Coronavirus Causes Parade Cancellation?

Ava Jefferson, Staffer

March 20, 2020

Do you know the true definition of Saint Patrick’s Day? This global celebration was required when one of Ireland's patron saints, St. Patrick ministered Christianity in Ireland during the fifth century. This holiday is also celebrated in our county. The Pottsville Area Band was scheduled to be marching...

PAHS Students Qualify to Regional Band

PAHS Students Qualify to Regional Band

Alex Maley, Staffer

March 9, 2020

“Practice makes perfect” is a quote that juniors Christian Honicker and Grace Mongrain, and sophomore Vanessa Biddle live by. Three Pottsville Area High School students competed for spots in District Band and also made it into Region band. Region Band is the next level up from District Band. Students...

Dribbling Into States

Dribbling Into States

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...

School Violence: The Series

School Violence: The Series

Samantha Woodford and Madison Wright

March 5, 2020

“Do you know what it’s like to be shot at? It’s panicking and freezing. It’s running. It’s stepping over people you’ve gone to school with your entire life, not knowing if they’re dead,” said Hailey Case, a freshman during the shooting at Marshall County High School in Kentucky. On January ...

What’s in Store- Spring Sports

What’s in Store- Spring Sports

Ava Jefferson, Staffer

February 21, 2020

With the winter sports coming to an end, the spring sports are taking off. Track baseball, softball and tennis all started conditioning and are getting ready for the upcoming season. Baseball Junior baseball player Patrick Yoder said, “ We practice for baseball five or six times a week.” Sunda...

Winterfest is Right Around the Corner

Winterfest is Right Around the Corner

Alex Maley, Staffer

February 5, 2020

Pottsville’s yearly Winterfest celebration has drawn in a large crowd ever since the event began in 2017. Since the event has run for three consecutive years, the crowd has been getting larger. Mr. Savas Logothetides, a member of P.A.D.C.O. said, “Last year's event was better than we could have...

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...

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...

Wildfires Continue to Spread Across California

Wildfires Continue to Spread Across California

Madison Wright, Staffer

December 6, 2019

Flame, wood and wind do not mix well together. These three elements create fire. When California’s wildfires started in 2018, many were put out of a home and relatives were scared for their families. Even though we live in Pennsylvania, the California wildfires affect us in a number of ways. The ...

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...

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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