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Hills Athlete of the Week: Jack Brodsky

Hills Athlete of the Week: Jack Brodsky

Julian Bulzomi
May 18, 2017
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Jack Brodsky has been dominant all year for the Pascack Hills Cowboys baseball team. He has taken on some of their toughest opponents, including the River Dell Hawks, 2017 Big North Patriot Division Champion. Here’s an inside look on how the ace of the staff has been such a force for the Cowboys th...

The NBA Finals are quickly approaching, but the Playoffs are here and exciting as ever

The NBA Finals are quickly approaching, but the Playoffs are here and exciting as ever

Ryan Dicaprio
May 12, 2017
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As many sport fans across the country  know, the National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs are here, and the 2016-2017 season is no less exciting than any of the past years in the league. The best teams in the NBA continue to leave it all on the court in every game, showing the blood, sweat, and t...

Anthony Cieszko and Christian Piantino To Continue Baseball Careers in College

Anthony Cieszko and Christian Piantino To Continue Baseball Careers in College

Josh Cooper
May 11, 2017
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Although their time in orange and brown is coming to a close, seniors Christian Piantino and Anthony Cieszko will continue to play the sport they love for the next four years of their lives. Piantino will attend Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., while Cieszko will play at Salve Regina University in R...

2016-17 Winter Sports Preview

2016-17 Winter Sports Preview

December 4, 2016
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The 2016-17 winter sports season is finally here. Three of Pascack Hills’ most successful programs are back in action. On Dec. 16, the Cowboys basketball team will kick off their reigning league champion campaign against River Dell. On that same night, the Cowgirl’s basketball team squares off wit...

Running Through the Season!

Running Through the Season!

Olivia Uribe
November 17, 2016
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The final gun of the cross country season went off Nov. 12 at Holmdel Park for the Pascack Hills varsity cross country boys and girls. The team ran with a lot of Hills Pride in the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Group Cross Country Meet. Coach, Robert Buccino, claims that the team h...

Softball Field Underway At Pascack Hills

Softball Field Underway At Pascack Hills

Alexandra Truszkowska
September 29, 2016
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First, it’s a walk up a hill on West Grand Ave. featuring many busy intersection crossings and then a mile trek to Memorial School. No, this isn’t the daily work out for the track team, but  merely what it takes the Pascack Hills High School softball team just to get to practice everyday after school....

PHHS fall sports preview

PHHS fall sports preview

Jake Bellmer
September 9, 2016
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The school year is here, bringing the start of fall sports. The season offers plenty of thrilling plays and must-see matchups from every sport, whether it is football or volleyball. Here is a preview of the Fall sports’ teams, key players, and rivals for Pascack Hills. Boys  Soccer: Coming off their second Stat...

Pascack Hills’ all-league and all-county athletes for 2015-2016

Pascack Hills’ all-league and all-county athletes for 2015-2016

Jake Bellmer
July 25, 2016
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In the 2015-2016 year, Pascack Hills' athletics thrived once again as there were plenty of standout athletes across all sports. There were two first team All-Bergen County athletes, eight second team All-Bergen County, and seven third team All-Bergen County.   Football: Big North Conference First Team All-Americ...

A look inside the life of a premiere athlete

A look inside the life of a premiere athlete

Olivia Lein
July 5, 2016
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Six-year-old Leah Nitzan walks into a gymnastics facility, for the first time ever, clad in a shimmering leotard, and her blonde hair slicked back into a neat ponytail. With wide eyes yearning to explore the complexity of each colorful piece of equipment, she takes her first tiny steps on the soft fl...

LeBron Delivers a Championship to Cleveland

LeBron Delivers a Championship to Cleveland

June 24, 2016
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Sports in Cleveland haven’t been relevant or exciting since 1964, when the Jim Brown led Browns won the Super Bowl in 1964. As a  matter a fact, that was the last championship in Cleveland sports history, until this Sunday when hometown hero LeBron James led a historic comeback in the 2016 NBA Finals...

McDonald Resigns as Volleyball Coach

McDonald Resigns as Volleyball Coach

May 20, 2016
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After 11 years coaching, Coach Shawn McDonald stepped down from her position as head volleyball coach for the Pascack Hills volleyball program this past week. Due to her husband’s recent job promotion, Coach McDonald made the decision to resign from her spot as head coach in order to take care of her...

Miracle in Leicester: Foxes crowned champs

Miracle in Leicester: Foxes crowned champs

May 11, 2016
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  This is an opinion-editorial piece by Evan Lazarus. Underdog Leicester City won the English Premier League title for the first time in their existence as a football (American soccer) club Monday—and they didn’t even have to kick a ball. Tottenham, their closest rival, failed to beat Ch...

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