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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,...

Bowling co-captain impresses league, will continue in college

Natalie Pietrowski

January 26, 2015

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Senior Kaeli McMaster, is one of the Co-Captains for the 2014-2015 Girls Bowling team and has one of the highest averages on the team. Bowling has always been a familiar sport for McMaster. Her uncle and grandfather are both...

Juniors pursue unique athletic passions

January 14, 2015

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By Eishna Ranganathan News Editor Olympians at heart, four female juniors participate in hobbies in the athletic arena beyond the threshold of Neshaminy High School. They invest time in interests vastly different from the...

Boys’ varsity basketball moves forward in season

January 14, 2015

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By Reed Hennessy Editor-in-Chief “Our biggest challenge this year is trying to find the right mix of players to give us our best chance to win,” head coach of the boys’ varsity basketball team Jerry Devine said. Currently...

Girls’, Boys’ track push towards championship season

Natalie Pietrowski

January 14, 2015

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While the winter break may have paused school for a few weeks, the winter track teams certainly did not slow down. Both the boys’ and the girls’ teams have been working hard in preparation for their weekly meets at Lehigh...

Swimming team ready for another successful season

November 19, 2014

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By Kyle DiFrank Staff Writer The boys and girls from Neshaminy’s swim team have been training rigorously and preparing for the upcoming season. The girls, led by captains Helen Shekhterman, Lizzy Miller, Angela Le and...

Military club returns to Neshaminy

November 7, 2014

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By Reed Hennessy Editor-in-Chief Up until the early ‘70s Neshaminy High School had an Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, but it was eventually done away with due to a lack in student interest and changing...

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