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Winter Sports Preview: Girls Basketball

Winter Sports Preview: Girls Basketball

Jimmy Dronzek, Sports Writer
December 16, 2016
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Head coach: Jeff Jasper (43rd season) Last year’s record: 22-7 Key returnees: Shannon Culloo (Sr. G), Kelly Petro (Jr. G), Kelly Smith (Jr. G), Brianna Wong (Jr. G), Brianna Smith (So. G), Lindsay Rohde (Jr. G), Sophia Johnston (Sr. G), Danielle Miller (Sr. G), Toriana Tabasco (Jr. G), Cerina D...

Winter Sports Preview: Wrestling

Winter Sports Preview: Wrestling

Jeremy Lesserson, Sports Writer
December 16, 2016
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Head coach: Tom Gallione (12th Season) Last year’s record: 9-8 Key returnees: Robbie Natelli (Jr. 126; 20-10, fourth in District 8 in 2016), Casey Lewis (Jr. 170-182; 19-9 in 2016), Jake Prusha (Jr. 152; 8-13 in 2016), Nolan Shields (Jr. 120; 15-11, third in D8 in 2016), Will Morris (Jr. ...

Fall Sports Wrap-Ups

Fall Sports Wrap-Ups

December 16, 2016
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Cross Country: The girls cross country team was anchored by senior Ashley Evans. She finished 30th out of over 200 runners at the Manhattan Invitational. She also won the Big North National title, won the North 1, Group 3 sectional meet, placed fourth in the Group 3 meet, and finished 23rd at th...

Winter Sports Preview: Boys Basketball

Winter Sports Preview: Boys Basketball

Robert Saul, Sports Writer
December 15, 2016
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Head coach: Al Coleman (10th season) Last year’s record: 15-10 Key returnees: Legend Dominguez (Sr. G), Matt Domville (Sr. F), Matt Vasel (Sr. G), Alex Lin (Jr. F), Ryan Yellin (Sr. G),  Kevin Smith (Sr. F/C), Brendan Culloo (Sr. G), Brian Andreasen (Sr. G) Key losses: Colin Dedrick, Jon P...

The Sidelines Season 2, Ep. 8

December 14, 2016
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Winter Sports Preview: Swimming

Winter Sports Preview: Swimming

Nicole Arden and Kaitlyn Conti
December 8, 2016
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Head Coach: Jeffrey Ziegler (7th season)  and Courtney Farrell (3rd season) Last Year's Girl Record: 8-1-1 Last Year's Boy Record: 3-6-2 Key Losses: Cassidy Lê, Eli O’Connor, Sean Kim, Liam Caruth, Jimmy Spillane Key returnees: Cassidy Freeman (Sr. Captain), Emily Lê (Jr.),  Lauren Parisi (Jr.) , Dan...

Winter Sports Preview: Hockey

Winter Sports Preview: Hockey

Jake Aferiat, Sports Editor
November 27, 2016
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    Head Coach: Ken DelSanto (7th season) Last Year's Record: 9-13-2 Key Losses: Matt Truglio (F), Ethan Gaus (G), Keith Doherty (D), Avery Zaretsky (F) Evan Brignola (F) Key Returnees: Trent Shanley (Sr. C), Luke Ciocca (Sr. LW), Steve Brennan (Jr. G), AJ Helfenbein (Jr...

For PV sophomore, hockey is more than a sport

For PV sophomore, hockey is more than a sport

Jake Aferiat, Sports Editor
November 23, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

At the core of every family is a bond. For the Tuffy family, that bond spans across the globe. Fueling their bond is hockey, and it’s as solid as the ice they skate on every Thanksgiving. Once meals are eaten and plates are cleared, Bill Tuffy and his son Aidan, a sophomore at Pascack Valle...

Lewis to step down as volleyball coach

Lewis to step down as volleyball coach

Jake Aferiat, Sports Editor
November 21, 2016
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After 21 seasons, Pascack Valley varsity girls volleyball coach Andrew Lewis announced that he is stepping down at the team’s end of season dinner on Monday night. However, his resignation is not official until it is submitted to and accepted by the Pascack Valley Board of Education. Lewis took ove...

Athlete of the Week: Jeff Roberts

Athlete of the Week: Jeff Roberts

Jeremy Lesserson, Sports Writer
November 14, 2016
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Name: Jeff Roberts Sport: Cross Country Grade: Senior The lowdown: Within the past two weeks Jeff ran at the Bergen County Champions and the State Secionals where he placed top 15 and top 10, respectively. Roberts has been the anchor for this Valley cross country team, and has undoubtedly left...

Valley falls to Bergenfield in heartbreaker

Valley falls to Bergenfield in heartbreaker

Josh DeLuca, Sports Writer
November 7, 2016
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For many, extracurricular activities are just something that you do in your spare time to put on your resume.  But for Pascack Valley football players, football is more than just what they do, it is who they are.  On Friday night at Pascack Valley (3-6), in potentially their last home game of the se...

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