FHS Press

NFL draft draws record viewership as first major sporting event since shutdown

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announces the first pick in the 2020 draft from his basement at his home. The Cincinnati Bengals selected Quarterback Joe Burrow from LSU, with the pick.

Matthew Levenson, Staff Writer

June 10, 2020

The first round of the NFL draft started on Thursday, April 23 and concluded on Saturday, April 25. However, due to the impact COVID-19 has had on major live events, the draft was conducted completely virtual, as there was no in-person attendance. Despite the lack of flash and high-quality production,...

Seasons canceled… for the year

Seasons canceled… for the year

Matthew Levenson, Staff Writer

April 30, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting millions of people across the world in many ways. In the United States, businesses, schools and other public places have shut down due to social distancing measures being taken, in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus and flatten the curve, as experts are sayin...

Running in stride

Junior Baylee Roberts, senior Adam Hessler compete in the 4 x 400 events while freshman Finley Paxton runs the mile event at the TSTCA Indoor Track and Field Championship on February 22 at Edinboro University.

Matthew Levenson, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

Outdoor track and field doesn’t start until March. For most athletes, this start date is perfect, but there are a few who want to get a jump on their competition. These track and field members who want to get in more races, extra throws and early jumps are the ones who join the indoor track and field...

On deck: COVID-19

On May 2, 2019, then-junior Shyann Komara makes contact with the ball leading her to achieve one of the two hits she got during this game against Beaver.

Baylee Stewart, Co-Editor-in-Chief (Print)/Photo/Design Editor

April 1, 2020

The softball team’s season started, but was then put on hold due to the virus COVID-19. After all Beaver County schools were shut down the first time through March 16 to March 29, their season was suspended until students return to school. As of March 23, Beaver County schools received an extension o...

Baseball season postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

Then-junior Jacob Bauman tags second base before throwing the ball to first base in an attempt to make a double play against Beaver on April 9, 2019.

Cade Skuse, Co-Editor-in-Chief (Print)

April 1, 2020

Last season, the baseball team ended their regular season with a record of 9-9, placing third in the section. While they made it to the playoff, they ended up losing in the first round against Waynesburg Central. This season, the team hoped to improve their record and have a winning season. However,...

Waiting to get back on track

 Following the 4x4 relay, the winning team of freshman Colin Fricke, juniors David Matsoff and Garett Paxton and senior Matthew Levenson pose with their trophy, proving their victory.

Cole Skuse, Business Manager/News Editor

March 31, 2020

As the days start to get longer and the weather becomes more favorable, spring sports start to begin; among them, track and field stands as one of the most participated-in sports. With the many different types of events that it has to offer, there is a draw for many students. However, that also means that i...

Wrestling team ends season, individuals move on to state competition

Mason Hedge, Managing Editor (Print)/Co-Distribution Director

February 28, 2020

As the month of February came to a close, so did the boy’s varsity wrestling season. The team had its ups and downs and they made a lot of uplifting memories to remember. In the end, it’s all about how much success the team made altogether.  Before the season started, the team had a lot of goals to accomp...

Mamba mentality

Mamba mentality

Matthew Levenson, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

On Jan. 26, 2020 the world changed forever as basketball legend Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash that occurred in the hills of Calabasas, Calif. Kobe, along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and her teammate, Alyssa Altobelli and parents Keri and John Altobelli, teammate Payton Chester and her...

Harsh finish for boys basketball team

Senior Tyler Borgman looks for his teammates down the court early in the first quarter of the Jan. 17 game against North Catholic.

Keith Pawlowski, Editorial Editor

February 28, 2020

  After a few months of practice and games, the 2019-2020 boys basketball season has come to a close. This season was not an easy one for the team. Although the team came off the court with a 6-16 record, they are not letting this define them. They are putting what they learned into action a...

Going farther than before

 Freshman Julia Mohrbacher attempts to weave through her opponents defense at the game against Avonworth on Feb. 6.

Leah McNear, Co-Distribution Editor

February 28, 2020

As the winter season starts to come to a close, so does the reign of the girls basketball team. The girls have played hard this year, fueled by determination. After multiple discouraging losses in January, the girls pulled off a nail-biting win against Mohawk on Jan. 27 with a score of 80-76. The...