FHS Press

Playoff performances produce prideful players

Playoff performances produce prideful players

Devin Daley, Managing Editor

November 30, 2016

Freedom Football concluded its first season with Tom Liberty as head coach by finishing the season with a 4-8 overall record (3-4 in section). The team put an exclamation point on their season by downing the East Allegheny Wildcats by a score of 38-21 before falling in the second round to Riverside Panthers...

Girls’ Soccer wins first ever WPIAL title

Girls’ Soccer wins first ever WPIAL title

Joey Pail, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

On Nov. 1, the girls’ soccer team traveled to Highmark Stadium to face Freeport in the final round of the WPIAL playoffs. To get to the end of their long trek to the WPIAL Championship, the girls had to face two other teams in the second and semi-finals of playoffs, along with a bye week in the first...

Golden goals make for a golden season

Golden goals make for a golden season

Myla Sharpless, Distribution Director

November 30, 2016

Playing high school soccer in November is the goal for every team in Pennsylvania. The boys’ soccer team has achieved that and more. Freedom finished the regular season with a 10-2 single A, section 1 record. The two losses were to the Sewickley Academy Panthers. Junior Carson Gilarno finished fifth...

The Drought is over!

The Drought is over!

Sam Romutis, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

On Oct. 11, 1907, the Chicago Cubs beat the Detroit Tigers by a score of 6-1 to clinch the World Series title for the first time in their history. One year and a few days later, on Oct. 13, 1908, they beat the Tigers yet again to win the title for the second time in a row. At the time, fans were very...

Pittsburgh sports impressing and depressing

Pittsburgh sports impressing and depressing

Sam Romutis, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

On the night of Oct. 13, the Pittsburgh Penguins raised their fourth Stanley Cup banner to the rafters of the PPG Paints Arena as thousands of fans watched in amazement. Fans went home happy that night, as the Penguins dispatched the Washington Capitals 3-2 in the shootout. A few weeks earlier, on Sept....

Behind the athletes

Behind the athletes

Siarra Corfield, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Junior Christopher Bohach Why did you start playing soccer? I started playing because all of my good friends play it and I always enjoy playing the sport when I can. What inspires you to play soccer? Just the joy of the game and the good time I have playing, along with making memories I’ll always...

Playing ‘pure’ hockey

Playing ‘pure’ hockey

Kayla Eaton, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Since the start of the 2016-2017 Blackhawk Hockey season, there has been talk between the players and the coaches about the possibility of the team going pure in the next two years. Going pure would mean that the Blackhawk School District would no longer accept players from other schools as a part of...

Jessica Palakovich, Photo/Design Editor

November 9, 2016

Preview: Freedom at East Allegheny

Devin Daley, Managing Editor

November 1, 2016

Freedom football has been awarded the number 12 seed in the WPIAL 2A playoffs and will head to East Allegheny to visit the fifth seeded Wildcats in the first round. The Wild Cats had a 7-3 record overall while going 6-1 in their section. East Allegheny finished runner-up in the Three Rivers Conference...

Bumping their way to improvement

Bumping their way to improvement

Claudia Huggins, Asst. News Editor

October 30, 2016

As the end of the girls’ volleyball season nears, assistant coach Mr. Brad Baldwin had a lot to say about the girls’ improvement in not only skill, but all-around communication with each other. This year, he explained, they have worked as a team and have immensely improved on their overall skill...