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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...

NBA playoffs: Teams begin to battle for championship title

March 17, 2015

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By Kyle DiFrank Staff Writer Since the end of the NBA All-Star break, teams have shifted into full gear. Pretenders are being exposed and true championship contenders are breaking out. The best players in the league are showing...

Athletes exempt from gym class?

Natalie Pietrowski

February 13, 2015

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A typical student at Neshaminy High School slouches into homeroom at exactly 7:16 a.m. and dashes out of eighth period as soon as the bell rings at 2:14 p.m. The differences between these “typical” students and student-athletes...

Bowling teams roll toward regionals

February 13, 2015

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The bowling season came to an end with the girls’ team played Truman high school. Though they had to settle for a runner-up spot in the Suburban One League standings, the team still played strong all season. The team suffered...

Fitness craze continues with Fitbit trackers

February 13, 2015

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By Ashley Reiss Special Features Editor Technology and fitness seem to be a similar craze being followed on social media, in the news, and in people’s daily life, so when entrepreneurs decided to combine the two ideas into...

Boys’ indoor track pulls multiple wins, medals

February 12, 2015

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By Stephanie Harvey Promotions Editor The boys indoor track team participated in two meets this past week: the Ed Poreda Invitation at Lawrenceville on Jan. 29 and another meet at Glenn Mills on Jan. 31. At Lawrenceville,...

Senior athlete aims for ambitious goals

February 12, 2015

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Solomiya Syvyk and Kyle DiFrank News Editor and Staff Writer Senior Cole Housel, sneaker and fitness enthusiast, is the starting shooting guard for Neshaminy’s varsity basketball team. While Housel enjoys playing for Neshaminy,...

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