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Bye-Bye, Bryant

Bye-Bye, Bryant

Tim Belden
January 4, 2016
Filed under Sports

In the heart of Boston, the TD Garden is usually filled with thousands of energetic Celtics fans sporting green jerseys of Celtics legends like Larry Bird, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen. Not tonight. TD Garden usually has fans only supporting their team with exhilarating and loud cheers or wild signs...

NBA Christmas Day Preview

NBA Christmas Day Preview

Andrew Bernstein and Graham Kessel
December 24, 2015
Filed under Sports

NBA fans around the world have been waiting for Christmas; not only for their immense amount of gifts that they receive but also for some intense and action packed NBA basketball! Christmas time is spent with close family and, if a sports family, watching these games. In essence, Christmas is to the...

College Basketball Roundup

College Basketball Roundup

Josh Cooper
December 23, 2015
Filed under Sports

This weekend will wrap up yet another interesting week of college basketball. So far, there is no distinct dominant team this year that controls the season like Kentucky last year. This will set up for an exciting month of March for fans. Here is my recap of the crazy college basketball season so far… Recap: Number one ranke...

College Football Playoffs – Who Will Win It All?

College Football Playoffs – Who Will Win It All?

Jake Feldman
December 23, 2015
Filed under Sports

Last season, a new playoff system was introduced featuring the top 4 teams chosen by a committee in order to determine who will win the national championship. Alabama, Oregon, Florida State, and Ohio State were the four chosen to play in the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship of...

Cowboys Win Season Opener

Cowboys Win Season Opener

Jake Bellmer
December 21, 2015
Filed under School News, Sports

On Friday, December 18th, the Pascack Hills Boys’ Basketball team traveled to Mahwah for opening night of the 2015-2016 season. It wasn’t the prettiest of games for either team, but a win is a win. The Cowboys defeated the Thunderbirds, 48-46 in thrilling fashion without senior guard Evan Schumer...

Patrick Kane extends his point streak to 26

Patrick Kane extends his point streak to 26

Evan Lazarus
December 15, 2015
Filed under Sports

While Trailblazer focuses more on sports like basketball and football on the professional level, our writers have decided to deviate from the norm and write about one of the most underrated streaks going on in sports. People continue to count out the National Hockey League (NHL) as a major sports league, ...

Softball Team’s Fight for Field Remains a Work in Progress

Softball Team’s Fight for Field Remains a Work in Progress

Kristina Hughes
December 15, 2015
Filed under School News, Sports

On Monday, November 23rd, the Pascack Valley Regional High School District discussed plans for the construction of an artificial turf softball field. At the meeting, players, coaches, students, and parents demanded for a field with the assistance of a petition with more than 750 signatures. Finally aft...

PHHS Winter Sports Preview

PHHS Winter Sports Preview

Jake Bellmer
December 11, 2015
Filed under School News, Sports

It’s that time of the year again. The cold has settled in as well as the winter sports programs. The Winter Sports Season is finally upon us. The sports played in the winter offer many thrilling and must-see action including basketball and wrestling. Here is the preview of this winter’s sports season’s...

Preseason Hoops

Preseason Hoops

Andrew Bernstein and Graham Kessel
December 10, 2015
Filed under School News, Sports

The Pascack Hills Boys Basketball team is looking towards a big bounce back season after going a disappointing 15-13 in their 2014-2015 campaign. Last year, the team ended their season with a tough overtime loss to Manchester Regional High School during the State Sectional Semifinals. Prior last year’s...

D One and Only, Sean Bannon

D One and Only, Sean Bannon

Tim Belden
December 8, 2015
Filed under School News, Sports

After dominating the PHHS lacrosse program for two years together, the talented Bannon Brothers are reuniting to play Division 1 lacrosse next year. Hills’s senior lax captain, Sean Bannon, signed with the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Highlanders Division One lacrosse program this November. Bannon,...

PHHS Fall Sports Summary

PHHS Fall Sports Summary

Jake Cortazzo
December 7, 2015
Filed under School News, Sports

Fall Sports for Pascack Hills is a wrap and it was definitely a great season by all the teams.  We had league champions, state sectional champions, and many all league, conference winners. Boy’s Soccer: Just like I said in September, the boys’ soccer team was looking strong.  And they were definit...

A Record Year For PH XC

A Record Year For PH XC

Sam DiPiazza
December 2, 2015
Filed under School News, Sports

Pascack Hills’ fall season athletics are off to a great start this year. Everyone is aware of the soccer team’s exciting state sectional win over Ramsey. What many of the students do not know is that Pascack Hills Cross Country team had a record year this past fall. It was arguably one of the best...

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