FHS Press

Running in stride

Running in stride

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 deck: COVID-19

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

Baseball season postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

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

Waiting to get back on track

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

Harsh finish for boys basketball team

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

Going farther than before

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...

Sweat plus sacrifice equals success

Sweat plus sacrifice equals success

Madison Snavely, Editor-in-Chief (Web)/Asst. Features Editor/Social Media Director/PR/Marketing Director

January 31, 2020

Pushing through the season, the boys basketball team currently has a 5-10 record. The team this season consists of 11 varsity players, which are swapped out at various times during games. After losing valuable seniors from last year’s season, the boys are working their hardest in best efforts for a s...

Defying the odds

Defying the odds

JoAnn Sharpless, Managing Editor (Web)

January 31, 2020

As of the writing of this article the Freedom girls basketball teams record is 11-4 meaning the team is currently sitting in fourth place in their section in the WPIAL. The team continues to fight back as this season keeps throwing challenges at them. After having two players out because of injuries, ...