The Trailblazer

“I just want a season”

“I just want a season”

Aidan Berson, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

Most seniors wait 4 years to get the opportunity to start for a varsity team. For a lot of seniors, this spring season was their last chance to play for an organized and regulated sports team. But, this is just as heartbreaking for students who are not seniors.

Missing March Madness

Missing March Madness

Andrew Baskin, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

Coronavirus has caused all major sports events and sports games to be canceled for the foreseeable future. The most popular sports event that coronavirus has caused to end or reschedule is March Madness. March Madness is a college basketball tournament that takes place every year in March and early April....

Pascack Hills Tennis preview: 2020 season

Pascack Hills Tennis preview: 2020 season

Ryan Giammanco, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

This spring we will be seeing a lot of young athletes on the tennis courts playing their hearts out. We expect big things this year from the tennis team. Sophomore Morrison Bibi shares his thoughts on the upcoming tennis season. “This year can be our big year to make things happen and go far...

Pascack Hills Baseball preview: 2020 season

Pascack Hills Baseball preview: 2020 season

Jacob Charnow, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

Baseball season is almost here once again, and like always, students and faculty at Hills are very excited to see what the team can accomplish. Over the last few years, the Pascack Hills baseball program has become well known throughout New Jersey. The team has won back-to-back Group 2 state championships...

Emma McNierney wins “North Jersey Girls Basketball Player of the Week”

Emma McNierney wins “North Jersey Girls Basketball Player of the Week”

Maeve Rossig, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

“I’m so proud of Emma because she has been playing basketball passionately since middle school. She deserves this,” Sierra Boffa, a friend of Mcnierney, said. 

Unified Physical Education

Unified Physical Education

February 28, 2020

Zach Ginsberg and Aidan Berson discuss a new program coming to Pascack Hills next year. Unified Physical Education is a program being performed around the world and Zach and Aidan discuss why this club is such a good opportunity.

Jake Morales voted “North Jersey Boys Basketball Player of the Week”

Jake Morales voted “North Jersey Boys Basketball Player of the Week”

Daniel Albert, Sports Editor

February 27, 2020

“To win this award means a lot to me because it makes me happy to represent this school positively while playing the game I love,” Morales said.

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, Staff Writer

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, Staff Writer

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’s legacy

Kobe Bryant’s legacy

Trailblazer Staff

February 4, 2020

“I was just playing soccer at the field when one of my friends phone started going off.  He said that Kobe died and I thought he was joking so I went over to look at his phone. But, he wasn’t joking.  My heart sunk. I couldn’t believe it nor did I want to believe it,” sophomore Kai Hamazaki, said.