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Student-athletes share their opinions on wearing masks for sports

Youth baseball players, some with masks on, sit far apart as they wait for their turn to step into the batter’s box.
December 22, 2020

Amidst the great COVID-19 pandemic, masks have become the staple of preventing the spread of the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that masks drastically reduce the risk...


While on defense, then-junior Cole Beck focuses on his opponent at Freedom’s first home game of last season against the Ellwood City Wolverines on Dec. 9.
Boys basketball season delayed due to COVID-19
December 21, 2020

After failing to reach the playoffs last season with a 6-16 record, the boys basketball team looked forward to improving their game and making the playoffs this season. Unfortunately, due to a local rise...

Bouncing back into the season

The team sits on the sideline to take a drink of water and listen to their coaches before going back to practicing.
Girls basketball starts up again with a few changes due to pandemic
December 21, 2020

The girls basketball team’s season will look different this year due to many changes caused by the pandemic. Their season was originally supposed to start Dec. 11 but was pushed back until after Christmas....

Hitting the ice

Trying to get the puck, senior Matthew Keller skates down the ice against Bishop Canevin on Nov. 11.
Freedom hockey players begin their season with Central Valley Warriors
December 21, 2020

Not having a Freedom hockey team means that any Freedom hockey player plays for the Central Valley Warriors. This Warriors team isn't just made up of Freedom and Central Valley players though. The team...

Wrestling team prepares for upcoming season

The wrestling team huddles together on the mat for a pep talk as they prepare for their matches.
December 21, 2020

With the winter season approaching, the wrestling team is preparing as much as they can while being in the middle of a pandemic. With COVID-19 cases spiking across the country, schools across the area...

A season unlike any other

After a pass from Renae Mohrbacher, freshman Shaye Bailey looks to cut toward the goal in an attempt to score against Eden Christian Academy on Oct. 24.
Girls soccer team wraps up its season
November 24, 2020

From start to finish, the girls varsity soccer team never walked out onto the field and gave it 99%, but instead walked out on that field with loads of confidence and gave it 115% each and every game....

Football team ends roller coaster season with win

The Freedom football team, coaches and cheerleaders pose for one more team photo after their 30-21 win against the Beaver Bobcats on Oct. 30.
November 24, 2020

The Freedom football team has been through a lot this past season. The boys have faced coaching changes, intense games, heartbreak, injuries and the COVID-19 pandemic. On top of this, the team barely missed...

The final goal

Sophomore Colin Fricke shoots the ball in an attempt to score against the Elizabeth Forward Warriors on Oct. 26.
Boys soccer season comes to an end
November 24, 2020

As the weather gets colder and the trees lose their leaves, fall sports begin to come to an end. The boys soccer team finished their season 7-7-1. The season was arguably one of the weirdest seasons of...

Volleyball season ends with 2-12 record

Junior Olivia Evans gives her teammates high fives as she prepares herself for the last game of the season against New Brighton.
November 24, 2020

The volleyball season ended with Freedom falling short to New Brighton in an exciting match on Nov 10-22-2020. They won the first set and then lost the other two. The game was emotional, being the last...

Bulldogs finish season, narrowly miss playoffs

Senior Cole Beck steps back to throw against the Laurel Spartans on Oct. 2.
October 30, 2020

After a hard fought 21-0 win against the Riverside Vikings, the Freedom Bulldogs improved to 1-1 and looked to continue their momentum throughout the rest of the season.  On Sept. 25, the Bulldogs...

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