The Trailblazer

The Sports section is edited by Izzy Frangiosa and Jacob Charnow.

Winter track coaches and captains

Winter Track Preview: A Season To Remember

December 19, 2014

It takes a certain type of dedication to be willing to go outside in below-freezing temperatures and run laps around a frozen, occasionally snow-coated track. The average person would rather curl up in...

The boys' basketball team with their new team shoes

Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Preview

December 19, 2014

Boys Basketball: When it comes to winning championships, the boy’s basketball team has had the best reputation around school. They have won four straight sectional titles and have captured seven ...

Coach’s Corner: The Mind Behind The Cowboys

November 23, 2014

Coach Alexander: history teacher by day, football coach by Friday night. I got the chance to interview Coach Alexander, and I really got to ask some amazing questions that got some amazing answers. He...

Dig Pink Volleyball Game

Dig Pink Volleyball Game

November 21, 2014

G.K. Chesterton once said, "How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win again.” This quote is what Coach McDonald told her team after their tough loss against Pascack Valley....

Hills Cross Country Running to a Championship

Hills Cross Country Running to a Championship

October 22, 2014

With an ambition to rise above as County Champs, the Hills cross-country team is relentlessly bolting past their competition with a thirst to win like no other. This year, the cross-country team broke...

Girls Varsity Volleyball Team Continues To “Dig” Out Wins

October 22, 2014

The undefeated start this fall by the Cowgirl Varsity Volleyball team has caught the eyes of the entire school, and has definitely earned the support of the rowdy Cowboy Crazies. Their successes include...

Junior Leigh Sircusano [17] and Senior Jackie Bardes [4] contend a player from Riverdell for the ball

Just Kickin’ It For The Goals

October 22, 2014

Boys Soccer: The boys’ soccer team has a relatively good reputation around the school every year. Despite their 1-4 start, the team continues to work hard in and out of practices and games. Most import...

It’s a Cowboys Nation: Hills’ Successful Basketball Season

It’s a Cowboys Nation: Hills’ Successful Basketball Season

April 11, 2014

With the boys 25-5 and girls 17-10, both Pascack Hills basketball teams had incredible seasons in the 2014 year. Of course, the success of both teams was a result of hard work and dedication, but most...

The PH Boys’ Basketball Team’s Quest for #4

Jaried Siegel

March 9, 2014

After winning three consecutive state-sectional titles, the Cowboys basketball team has very high expectations. Despite the graduation of three-year varsity players, Brian Horn and Andy Kovner, the Cowboys lineup includes three returning varsity players in Noah Tucker, Nick Hallowell, and Jordan Lazarus, each a key contributor to the team’s success last season. The Cowboys also get Robert Tonelli back in the lineup after...

Let The Wrestling Begin!

Let The Wrestling Begin!

December 18, 2013

The Cowboys Wrestling Team is anticipating a winning season that is rapidly approaching. Coach Bucco led his team to a great season of seventeen wins and only eight match losses last year. One of the...

A Pascack Hills Football Tradition That No Longer Exists

December 9, 2013

America has always had the tradition of an exciting football game between rivals on Thanksgiving. No Thanksgiving is complete without taking time to sit down and enjoy such a game! The Dallas Cowboys—dubbed...

PHHS Volleyball Insider

PHHS Volleyball Insider

November 4, 2013

Led by Coach Shawn McDonald and captains Eunice Pak, Emma DeLange, and Victoria Eichenlaub, the Pascack Hills Varsity Volleyball team is 7-9 as of this writing. The team suffered a rough start with...