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2016-17 Winter Sports Preview

2016-17 Winter Sports Preview

December 4, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Sports Top Stories, Top Stories

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...

Football Season Comes To An End

Football Season Comes To An End

November 18, 2016
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This season didn’t go as planned for the Cowboys, whose season was negatively impacted by injuries to key players. A once promising season is coming to a disappointing close, with the Cowboys heading into their last game of the season with a 2-6 record. When reflecting on the season, Coach Brooks ...

Running Through the Season!

Running Through the Season!

Olivia Uribe
November 17, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Sports Top Stories, Top Stories

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...

Digging for a Cause

Digging for a Cause

Olivia Uribe
October 26, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On October 27, the volleyball team will host and play one of its most important games of the year, for the second leading cause of cancer death in women, against Pascack Valley. They will be playing in the annual Dig Pink Event against Pascack Valley. All the money raised from the game will go to ...

New Head Coach Steps in for the Volleyball Team

New Head Coach Steps in for the Volleyball Team

October 24, 2016
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As the volleyball season unfolds, Hills math teacher Lindsay Runge has began her position as new head coach. She was the assistant coach last year for the girls, and now, as the head coach, she’s excited about her new position and preparing the team to accomplish their goals. Runge says the goals...

Softball Field Underway At Pascack Hills

Softball Field Underway At Pascack Hills

Alexandra Truszkowska
September 29, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Sports Top Stories, Top Stories

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
Filed under School News, Sports, Sports Top Stories, Top Stories

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
Filed under School News, Sports, Sports Top Stories, Top Stories

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
Filed under Sports, Sports Top Stories, Top Stories

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
Filed under Sports, Sports Top Stories, Top Stories

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...

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