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

L to R: Sophomores Alex Kostansas, Ben Bautista, Max Martinez, and Senior Kevin McGee. Ben is in color

‘Pinning’ Down the Athlete of The Week: Ben Bautista

January 15, 2019

Sweat beaded and dripped down his forehead. He could feel the adrenaline rushing through his veins as he got into his stance. He cracked his knuckles and looked at the clock. Like time was in slow motion, t...

Pascack Hills Weight Room. Photo by Eric Traub

Student Athlete Fitness: How The Baseball Team and Softball Team Compare

January 15, 2019

It’s no secret that Pascack Hills has a champion baseball team. Last year, the team took home the county title for the first time in thirty-one years, being named the best team in Bergen County. Alo...

Photo by Tyler Boyle

The Decline of Defensive-Minded Head Coaches in the NFL

January 15, 2019

For the longest time, sports teams have been following the motto, “Offense wins games, but defense wins championships.” If this is the case, why have NFL front offices been favoring offensive coaches...

Nate Barcus (left) and Josh Cooper

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January 8, 2019

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Nate Barcus (left) and Josh Cooper

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December 20, 2018

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Nate Barcus (left) and Josh Cooper

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November 29, 2018

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Left to right: Raffi Najarian, Dillon Jensen, and Nick Michelis after finishing the marathon in their Hills uniforms

Hills Pride at the Philadelphia Marathon

November 21, 2018

On Sunday, November 18th, three Pascack Hills Students, along with two teachers, completed the AACR (American Association for Cancer Research) Philadelphia Marathon. The three students were senior Cros...

Pascack Hills’ soccer season has ended. Photo by Dan DiBella.

Seniors play their last soccer game for Pascack Hills

November 19, 2018

The fall sports season has ended, and with it, so have the careers of many Pascack Hills athletes. Many seniors have played their last games wearing Pascack Hills jerseys for their respective sports, an...