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Get To Know Nicco Heimbaugh

Get To Know Nicco Heimbaugh

Wyatt Selinko, Staffer

December 12, 2019

Nicco Heimbaugh is a Junior at Pottsville Area High School. Heimbaugh Plays basketball for the Tide basketball team. Heimbaugh has been playing basketball for a very long time. “I have been playing for ten years. I started playing in second grade,” Heimbaugh said. Heimbaugh has high hopes for...

What is Your “Why”?

Tayla Jones, Contributor

November 20, 2019

Everyone has a “why” for the sport that they play, whether they play it for a specific person or just for personal interest. Unfortunately, not everyone knows their “why”. Knowing your “why” changes how you play the game, and it changes your perspective on how you as a player can do anything. Most...

What’s in store?- Boys Basketball

What’s in store?- Boys Basketball

Ava Jefferson, Staffer

November 15, 2019

With the 2019-2020 Boys Basketball season starting up, the boys are putting on a tough grind to be bigger and better than last year. Practicing and getting shots in before the season arrives is important to Junior Varsity player Nicco Nicco Heimbaugh said, “ We’ve been working all offseason since...

The Secret Behind The Pottsville Boys Basketball Program’s Success

The Secret Behind The Pottsville Boys Basketball Program’s Success

Josh Daubert, Contributor

November 7, 2019

Eight Schuylkill League titles. Four District XI titles. Eight-time state qualifier. All in the past twelve years. Nothing screams success like that does. Pottsville’s Boys Basketball program has one of the best, if not the best, basketball team in Schuylkill County, racking up their championship titles....

7th grade girls’ basketball excites new Tide athletes

7th grade girls’ basketball excites new Tide athletes

Megan Yost, Staffer

October 23, 2019

This year, the 7th grade girls' basketball team has been having a great season. This is the first year these girls are able to play as members of a school sponsored basketball team. Previously, the girls played for recreational or CYO leagues. The girls play several games per week and play against local...

NCAA March Madness

NCAA March Madness

Caroline Hobbs, Staffer

April 29, 2019

The NCAA March Madness tournament started Tuesday, March 19. There were many teams participating in the bracket. Many people thought that Duke would win the men's division, but Virginia actually ended up winning. In the women's division, the majority of people thought Notre Dame would win. However, Baylor...

Winter Sports Recap

Winter Sports Recap

Alexis Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2019

The weather might have been cold, but the winter sports teams were hot during their seasons. Many teams and individuals qualified for and won playoff games, matches and meets. Records were broken and championships were won. No matter the outcome of each game, the student athletes made memories with the...

The Success of Mini-THON

The Success of Mini-THON

Justin Lescavage, Staffer

March 28, 2019

On Friday March 22, the fifth annual Mini-THON was held at the high school. Mini-THONs are held statewide, encouraging individuals to donate funds to cover the costs childhood cancer presents. Mini-THONs often include activities such as basketball, dodgeball, bean bag tosses, and a glow dance party....

Making History

Making History

Alexis Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2019

The boys basketball team won its second round game in the PIAA state playoffs, something that no other team in program history has done. The boys defeated Crestwood Tuesday night at Hazleton High School by a score of 59-46. With the win, the team advanced to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs where...

The Rivalry Continues

The Rivalry Continues

Greta Snukis, Staffer

February 5, 2019

The Blue Mountain vs. Pottsville game is always something the students and athletes look forward to. Fans fill up the stands to watch the thrilling games between the opposing teams. According to PAHS athletes, the competition between the Eagles and Tide has a different intensity level than other matc...

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