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October 25, 2016
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Pascack Valley wins second straight by spreading the wealth

Pascack Valley wins second straight by spreading the wealth

Jake Aferiat, Sports Editor
October 22, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Last week it was all Matt Urrea for Pascack Valley. This week, nearly everyone's fingerprints are somewhere on this game. Urrea played a big role, but he was hardly the focal point for the Indians (2-5) who won their second game in a row, this time it was 26-0 on the road against a Ridgefield Park...

Pascack Valley Looks to Build on Win

Pascack Valley Looks to Build on Win

Josh DeLuca, Sports Writer
October 21, 2016
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Pascack Valley Vs. Ridgefield Park When: October 21, 2016 Location: Ridgefield Park High School Time: 7:00 p.m. 2016 Records: Pascack Valley: 1-5 Ridgefield Park: 5-2 PV Perspective: Pascack Valley will look to build on their first victory of the season, a 48-42 win over Demarest last F...

Athlete of the Week: Matt Urrea

Athlete of the Week: Matt Urrea

October 21, 2016
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Name: Matt Urrea Sport: Football Grade: Senior Position: Running Back The lowdown: Urrea had an otherworldly performance of seven total touchdowns and 412 total yards in the game on October 14th against Northern Valley Demarest. Six touchdowns and 312 yards were on the ground while one score...

Boys, girls soccer teams look for success in quarterfinals

Boys, girls soccer teams look for success in quarterfinals

Jake Aferiat, Sports Editor
October 15, 2016
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Both the boys and girls soccer teams are slated to play in the quarterfinals of the Bergen County Tournament on Sunday. The boys draw Don Bosco Prep, in a home game for the Indians, while the girls are taking on Ridgewood, at a neutral site—Indian Hills.

Girls soccer team looks to carry upset into quarterfinals

Girls soccer team looks to carry upset into quarterfinals

Emilio Quevedo, Sports Writer
October 15, 2016
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Girls soccer captain Chloe Witt had nothing but praise for her teammates after the Indians won their opening game of the Bergen County Tournament against Cresskill by a score of 5-0. Now, the Indians are slated to play in the quarterfinals against Ridgewood,in a game being played at a neutral site—Indian...

Urrea’s big night fuels Cusumano’s first career win

Urrea’s big night fuels Cusumano’s first career win

Jake Aferiat, Sports Editor
October 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

(Editor's note: The stats were reviewed and the necessary updates have been made) Few teams score seven touchdowns in a game. Pascack Valley, however, had them all come from one player—Matt Urrea. “I’m extremely honored to be Matt’s coach" said Pascack Valley's head football coach Len Cusum...

Boys soccer remains undefeated as Nygren gets 400th win

Boys soccer remains undefeated as Nygren gets 400th win

Jimmy Dronzek, Sports Writer
October 14, 2016
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Rarely has there been such a special moment on a Thursday afternoon. For the Pascack Valley boys soccer team though, the Indians left the field Thursday night as they’ve left every game, undefeated. However, the October 13th game proved to be more than just another number in the win column and ...

PV looks to rebound against Demarest

PV looks to rebound against Demarest

Jake Aferiat, Sports Editor
October 14, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Pascack Valley Vs. Demarest When: Oct. 7 Location: Northern Valley Demarest Time: 7:00 p.m. 2016 Records: Pascack Valley: 0-5 Demarest: 4-1 PV Perspective: The Indians look to rebound on Friday following a 42-14 loss to Wayne Hills last week. each of its first \The Indians allowed all 28 points ...

Athlete of the Week: Ashley Evans

Athlete of the Week: Ashley Evans

Jeremy Lesserson, Sports Writer
October 14, 2016
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Name: Ashley Evans Sport: Girls XC Grade: 12 The lowdown: At the Manhattan Invitational, Ashley was up against the best runners on the east coast. She came in 30th out of 142 against various runners from states like Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Virginia, among others. Ashley and the...

Thursday Morning Quarterback: Valley looks to improve on their strong run defense

Thursday Morning Quarterback: Valley looks to improve on their strong run defense

Josh DeLuca, Sports Writer
October 13, 2016
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Each week, the local newspapers publish the box scores from the local high school football games.  Thus far, this season, the boxscores have not been pretty for the Pascack Valley.  Last Friday was no different: “Wayne Hills 42 Pascack Valley 14.” While at first glance, it appears as if not...

PV fights hard in loss

PV fights hard in loss

Noah Schwartz, Sports Writer
October 8, 2016
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Losing can take its toll on a team, both physically and mentally. But Pascack Valley, didn't give up and let losing take its toll. Instead the Indians fought hard, but it wasn't enough. “Our guys did fight, they battled to the very end, but they just made a couple more plays than us”, coach Len...

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