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MLB Returns to Cuba: Mending the Gap

MLB Returns to Cuba: Mending the Gap

March 24, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, World News

The Tampa Bay Rays played the Cuban national team in Havana, Cuba March 22 in an effort to link the MLB with Cuban baseball. This was the first exhibition game between a major league team and the Cuban national team in 17 years. More importantly, it was a representation of the ties between Americans...

PHHS Softball and Baseball Teams Take on Myrtle Beach Part Two

PHHS Softball and Baseball Teams Take on Myrtle Beach Part Two

March 23, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Top Stories

For the second time in Pascack Hills’ history, the baseball and softball teams traveled to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to take part in the Ripken Experience Spring Training. This year’s trip differed from two years ago; the players and coaches replaced the eleven-hour bus ride with hopping on a...

Pascack Hills Junior Named First-Team All-County

Pascack Hills Junior Named First-Team All-County

March 16, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Top Stories

It’s not everyday Pascack Hills sees a Cowboy make the 10-player First-Team All-County list. However, 2016 was a big year for the Cowboys, as junior Nick Guillemain was chosen for exactly that. For those who are unfamiliar with this type of honor, representatives for each league and coache deliberate...

Say Goodbye to One of The Greats: Peyton Manning Retires

Say Goodbye to One of The Greats: Peyton Manning Retires

March 14, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Top Stories, Top Stories

As of Monday March 7, Denver Bronco’s quarterback Peyton Manning has officially retired from the NFL after 18 seasons. After hearing an enormous amount of rumors by all sports media sources, the Broncos organization held a press conference to allow Manning to announce his exit from football himself. As...

Basketball State Tournament Time

Basketball State Tournament Time

Jake Bellmer
March 1, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Top Stories

The basketball regular season is over and it's time for the State Tournament to get started. For the boys’ basketball team, they finished the regular season 22-2 with a share of the Big North Patriot League Title. Their only losses came against Ramsey and St. Joe’s. They lost to at Ramsey by one i...

NFL Head Coaching Hires

NFL Head Coaching Hires

Josh Cooper
February 25, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

There were seven head coaches that were shown the door after the NFL season concluded. Here is a roundup of all the head coaching hires. Miami Dolphins: After a disappointing 1-3 start to their season, the Dolphins had seen all that they needed to see out of Joe Philbin.  In over a little more than th...

Get Paid To Play

Get Paid To Play

Evan Lazarus
February 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Author’s Note: The following is an opinion-editorial piece. The current system governing collegiate athletes, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) does not provide adequate compensation to athletes for the amount of time given to the University for athletics. As a result, many st...

Cowboys Advance to Semifinals of Jamboree

Cowboys Advance to Semifinals of Jamboree

Jake Bellmer
February 16, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Top Stories

On Valentine’s Day night, eight-seeded Pascack Hills played top-seeded Ramapo in the quarterfinal round of the Bergen County Jamboree. Coming into the game, Ramapo, led by Senior Matt Latka, looked to bounce back from a loss against Hackensack. Pascack Hills looked to play better after an unexpected...

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