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The Complicated Legacy of Kobe Bryant

The Complicated Legacy of Kobe Bryant

Riley Solomon and Briana Keenan

February 19, 2020

In 2003, right after Bryant’s first daughter, Natalia, was born, he was accused of the sexual assault and rape of a 19-year old woman who worked at the hotel he was staying at while traveling for a game. At the time, he was 24. Eventually, the charges were dropped, but remembering Bryant is still complicated for some...But despite the complexity of this situation, it should be said that Kobe Bryant should not be considered a bad person. He was certainly not a saint, but he used his fame and position to help others.

Hills Varsity basketball game Sunday at Fairleigh Dickinson.

Hills Varsity basketball game Sunday at Fairleigh Dickinson.

February 14, 2020

“It’s going to be an huge game for Hills.  If they win this, it will go down as the greatest win in Pascack Hills basketball history,” coach Lampert said.

Miami brings diversity to Super Bowl LIV

Miami brings diversity to Super Bowl LIV

Justine Marinkovic

February 11, 2020

Shakira opened the show and halfway through Lopez made her entrance on a pole.  This upset many reviewers, calling the show “too sexy” or “too inappropriate for younger viewers,” but there those who believe that the two women brought more diversity than the show is used to, and that this was a good thing.  

Pascack Valley Swim uniting district students

Pascack Valley Swim uniting district students

Andrew Baskin

February 4, 2020

‘’Being on the swim team is a good chance to meet and work with people you otherwise may not have gotten to know, whether it be because of different schools or different ages.’’ sophomore Kenny Huang, said. Having a team with both Hills and Valley allows students to make new friendships wit...

Kobe Bryant legacy

Kobe Bryant legacy

February 4, 2020

On January 26, 2020 Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, were on a helicopter along with 7 other people on their way to a basketball game for Gianna. The weather conditions were not best for flying; this led to the pilot losing control of the helicopter as it went into a free fall over Calabasas.  A...

PVRHSD Swim meet

PVRHSD Swim meet

January 6, 2020

More photos from Kate Errity featuring the Pascack Valley swim team at their meet on Saturday 1/4.

Girls Basketball game 1/4

Girls Basketball game 1/4

Kate Errity

January 6, 2020

Featured pictures from the Pascack Hills girls Basketball game Friday 1/3 from student photographer Kate Errity 

Shannon Goodwin nominated for All County

Shannon Goodwin nominated for All County

Daniel Albert

January 2, 2020

“My entire life has been dedicated to soccer, and I can't imagine not playing it,” [At the collegiate level] Goodwin said.

Wrestling home opener

Wrestling home opener

George Geanopulos

December 19, 2019

Mr. Bucco’s Wrestling team is getting ready for another season, with their first match against Don Bosco tonight at 7pm.  “We’ve got some good players in all the different weight classes that can win us matches.  That’s always good,” said sophomore, varsity wrestler, Michael Frangos. ...

Hills Hoops: Boys Freshman, Junior Varsity, and Varsity

Hills Hoops: Boys Freshman, Junior Varsity, and Varsity

Michael Bease, Sports Writer

December 13, 2019

The freshman, junior varsity, and varsity boys basketball players all have different motivations for playing the game. Yet, what they all have in common is their dedication to being a Pascack Hills athlete. "I want to be a three season athlete, and am doing lacrosse in the spring. I have enjoyed ba...

Former Cowboy Star Makes Good: Ben Brisman

Former Cowboy Star Makes Good: Ben Brisman

Simmie Brisman

December 3, 2019

Coach David Bucco and current Hills students visited Stevens Institute of Technology over the weekend to support Ben Brisman at the 2019 Division 3 National Championship.  Ben Brisman. Brisman, a Montvale resident, graduated from Pascack Hills High School in 2016. Other Northern New Jersey wrestlers on...