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Lacrosse captain says goodbye to Neshaminy career

Natalie Pietrowski and Alli Kaufman

June 10, 2015

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After one of the best seasons Neshaminy has ever seen, senior Fran Donato has finished her high school lacrosse career as the team’s captain. Donato has proved to be a leader for the team since the moment she stepped on the...

Student athletes wonder if time commitment is worth it

June 10, 2015

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By Stephanie Harvey Business Editor On a typical day senior Dan Lentz wakes up at 5:15 am to get ready and gather together his book bag and gym bag to prepare for his ten hour school day. Once he gets home at 5:00 p.m. from...

Track teams finish with record season

June 10, 2015

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By Liam Krimmel Sports Editor As the school year begins closing in, so do many of the sport seasons here at Neshaminy. The Neshaminy boys and girls track team finished their season with a strong finish. The boys’ team...

Junior dancer, state-champion loves success, hard work

May 1, 2015

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By Makensie Mason Circulation Editor For much of the population, gymnastics is a sport watched every four years with the olympics, one that is interesting, but wanes and waxes from the public’s attention. For...

Freshman varsity, all-star player brings best to field

May 1, 2015

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By Alli Kaufman Sports Editor Only a few weeks into the girls’ varsity lacrosse season, and the team has already matched their previous record of 4 wins in a season; a record that was set in 2013 and matched during the 2014...

Junior softball player leads team to victory

May 1, 2015

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By Liam Krimmel Sports Editor As a junior, Mackensie Compton is making her mark this season on the Neshaminy softball team. The girls are on a dominating streak in the Suburban One League and PIAA District One conference this...

Athlete-coach relationship hurt under new policy

Natalie Pietrowski and Rachita Singh

April 30, 2015

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In a technology based age, the quickest way to reach someone is to send an email or text. For many coaches, the easiest way to inform an athlete of a change in time or location of a practice is to send a group message to the entire...

Softball team poised for play-off run

April 29, 2015

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In 2013, the Neshaminy softball team made it to the state finals, only to lose in a 12-inning nail biter to Canon-MacMillan.  They would have to settle for silver. Two years later, several members of that team are still playing...

Wrestler Graeber overcomes last minute loss to take fifth at state tournament

April 6, 2015

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By Reed Hennessy Editor-in-Chief In Neshaminy junior Bruce Graeber’s first trip to the state championships, Graeber was able to place fifth in the 285 pound division, bracket AAA at this year’s 2015 Pennsylvania Interscholastic...

Boys’ Bowling captures state title for individual, team alike

April 6, 2015

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By Jackson Haines Managing Editor For individual and team alike , it was not easy. Yet for individual and team alike, all the pins fell into place, and both David Moffit and the team he led would win their respective individual...

Bowling team strikes their first state title

March 29, 2015

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By Jackson Haines Managing Editor For individual and team alike, it was not easy. Yet for individual and team alike, all the pins fell into place, and both David Moffit and the team he led would win their respective individual...

Junior takes fifth at state championships

March 29, 2015

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By Reed Hennessy Editor-in-Chief In Neshaminy junior Bruce Graeber’s first trip to the state championships, Graeber was able to place fifth in the 285 pound division, bracket AAA at this year’s 2015 Pennsylvania Interscholastic...

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