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Sophomore Rylen Matlock plays his game against Tamaqua for JV. Matlock has been playing basketball since the third grade. Matlock says, “For the new year, I want to develop more basketball skills that will help me be the best I could.”

New Year’s resolutions for PAHS students

Alex Blum, Staffer January 28, 2021

With the start of the new year, many students have resolutions and goals they hope to accomplish over the next 365 days. A new year means a complete fresh start for everyone. Whether it’s working out...

Varsity players Mike Sukenna, Nicco Heimbaugh, and Johnny Ballard practice masked up in Martz Hall. The boys varsity basketball team holds a record of 2-1 beating North Schuylkill, and Lehighton and losing to Wilson. Senior varsity basketball player, Nicco Boris (not pictured) said, “ It’s hard to breathe and play at 100% but we will do anything to be able to have our season. Even if this is having to wear the mask.”

Masked up for winter sports

Ava Jefferson, Staffer January 21, 2021

After the commonwealth of Pennsylvania was shut down for three weeks, winter sports are back in session. COVID did not have much of an effect on fall sports but for winter sports it is a different story....

Nativity Senior, Matt Ross is in action at wrestling practice getting ready for the season. The wrestlers had to adapt to wearing masks during practice. Ross said, “Most of us have things we can do to stay ready for the season at our houses so it won’t affect us too much.”

Three week shutdown affects the Pottsville wrestling team

Ava Jefferson, Staffer December 22, 2020

Before the wrestling season even started, the Pottsville Area wrestling team had to shut down due to the COVID outbreak. This has been occurring many times this year due to the cases rising.  The pandemic...

Junior Lauren Klinger makes a splash during the Crimson and White meet. The meet was held on Thursday, December 10, 2020. Mr. Greg Schuettler said, “Every sport has their own unique challenges in dealing with the pandemic.”

Coaching winter sports during COVID-19

Genesis Harrison, Staffer December 15, 2020

As the days get shorter and the chilly winter breeze begins, soon enough, it's winter sports season. The pandemic has been difficult especially for athletes in Pottsville. Players have been asked to wear...

Lexy Maccarone dribbles down the field finding a player to pass to during the game against North Schuylkill. Pottsville Girls Soccer took home the win against North Schuylkill with a score of 6-0. Lexy Maccarone said, “In order for us to win the championships against Minersville I think we just need to play our game by passing, moving, and making smart decisions.”

Girls soccer wins the Schuylkill League Championship

Ava Jefferson, Staffer November 2, 2020

Tuesday, October 20th Pottsville Girls Soccer beat Williams Valley 5-1 in the first round of playoffs. This win led them to the Schuylkill League Championships facing Minersville Thursday, October 22nd....

 Senior Nico Boris is running down the field during his soccer practice. The PIAA And Governor Tom Wolf agreed to let fall sports continue. “I feel great that we are actually allowed to play. I would’ve been heartbroken if we weren’t allowed. Coach  Reichert has been just making sure we are focused to try and cram everything in last minute because it is difficult to cram an entire off-season into one month.”

Sports Adjust to COVID-19

Ava Jefferson, Staffer September 11, 2020

Did someone say fall sport season? Unfortunately, this year is a little different than how it’s been in the past.COVID-19 is also taking effect on the 2020-2021 season for this year. Many fans, students,...

The team meets up at the pitcher’s mound slapping fives after a good play. “ I have been playing softball for eight years. My favorite position is pitching because that’s where I feel the strongest and I can control the pace of the game,” said freshman Alex Blum.

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...

The Junior football player featured in this story stands proudly as he watches his teammates on the field as they are making a play against Crestwood.This player usually is wearing a necklace or a chain that he considers a “lucky item”.

As Seasons Change, Schedules Do Too

Ava Jefferson, Staffer February 3, 2020

Did you ever wonder what a day in the life of a PAHS student athlete is like? Spring First alarm goes off at 6:40, and he presses snooze. The next alarm is at 6:45 and he finally rolls out of bed....

Sam Sterns, sophomore at Nativity BVM, wrestles for the Pottsville Crimson Tide in a match against the Jim Thorpe Indians on Wednesday night. The Tide won against Jim Thorpe with a score of 49-24. Sterns said, “My big goal for the season was to have a better record. I want to be able to show my hard work and dedication.”

Crimson Tide Wrestling Hasn’t Tapped Out Yet

Carly Mohl, Staffer January 21, 2020

No one can seem to pin Crimson Tide Wrestling! With a record of 2-2, the Tide has remained strong through tough opponents like Blue Mountain and Easton. The dedication and motivation of the team has set...

Junior Robert Walchak dives in an attempt to tackle the ACC quarterback. Walchak played football since he was young and has dreamed about winning the District Championship. “We deserved that win so much more than any other team in the district,” said Walchak.

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...

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”...

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.

The Secret Behind The Pottsville Boys Basketball Program’s Success

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...

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