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Swim and Dive States Cancelled

The PIAA State Swimming And Diving Championships have been held at Bucknell University for many years. After Thursday, March 11, 2020, all remaining swimming and dive events were cancelled for the rest of the week. Swimmer Taleah Ruben said, “I was very upset with states being postponed. With everything being closed, I cannot continue my training.”

Carly Mohl, Staffer

March 19, 2020

For Pottsville swimmers, junior Zadian Van Orden and sophomore Taleah Ruben, the decision to postpone States was more than just a disappointment. Like athletes across the country, COVID-19 has thrown a wrench in their postseason events, as well as their entire spring season and training schedules. Junior...

Swimming to the Top- Zaidian Van Orden

Junior Zaidian Van Orden practices his swim events at the Ned Hamford Natatorium. Van Orden puts in countless hours of working on his strokes into his practice. He said, “In the off season for swim, I still have practice. This gives me the advantage over the kids who do not practice in the off season to get better.”

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...

Winter Sports Recap

Winter Sports Recap

Alexis Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2019

The weather might have been cold, but the winter sports teams were hot during their seasons. Many teams and individuals qualified for and won playoff games, matches and meets. Records were broken and championships were won. No matter the outcome of each game, the student athletes made memories with the...

Just Keep Swimming

Zachary Turnitza, Kylie Tohill, and Jordan Young all stand together holding their banners. They just finished competing in the 2019 District XI Swimming Championships. Senior Zach Turnitza said, “You need to have a strong team to achieve 1,000 points.”

Greta Snukis, Staffer

March 8, 2019

Three talented senior athletes achieved greatness at the 2019 District XI Swimming Championships. Kylie Tohill, Zachary Turnitza, and Jordan Young scored 1,000 points throughout their high school sports career. Countless relays, swimming events, and hard work were needed to make this possible. Most...

Brennan Takes New York

PAHS graduate Colleen Brennan poses with Ed Sheeran.

Alexis Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2019

On Tuesday February 26, Colleen Brennan, a 2013 graduate of PAHS, came to visit and give a presentation to Publications students about her career path. She presented information about her high school and college involvement as well as her internships. After college, she had multiple jobs leading to he...

The Rivalry Continues

Junior Kalie Conrad shoots a free throw while other Tide players surround her. The Eagles waited anxiously as she shot the ball. “Our last game went very well because Pottsville was able to walk off the court with a win,” said Senior Alexa Cesari.

Greta Snukis, Staffer

February 5, 2019

The Blue Mountain vs. Pottsville game is always something the students and athletes look forward to. Fans fill up the stands to watch the thrilling games between the opposing teams. According to PAHS athletes, the competition between the Eagles and Tide has a different intensity level than other matc...

Winter Sports Recap

Winter Sports Recap

Alexis Yoder, Editor

April 6, 2018

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Photo by Allura McCuller The varsity boys repeated what they did last year and became Schuylkill League Division One champions once again. From there, they defeated Panther Valley 76-36 February 13 in the semifinals of the Schuylkill League playoffs, and rival Blue Mountain 48-26 February 16 ...

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