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Sophomore Zach Novakowski gets ready for the pitch. Pascack Valley defeated Millburn on Monday to advance to the Group 3 finals.

Valley defeats Millburn, advances to Group 3 finals

Noah Silver and Ethan Perlman June 14, 2021

Valley’s convincing win over Millburn sends them to their first Group 3 final in school history. Pascack Valley defeated Millburn in the Group 3 semifinal, advancing to the Group 3 final where they...

After graduating from Pascack Valley in 2019, Haleigh Marzano continued her swimming career at Lafayette College.

Family swimming tradition holds strong in Division I PV alumni

Noah Silver, Assistant Sports Editor June 4, 2021

Just as any other 7-year-old girl would, all Haleigh Marzano wanted to do as a child was to spend time with her best friend. “When I was 7 [years old], my neighbor across the street – my best friend...

Junior Julianna Mullaney runs in the 4x400 meter relay for the track team. Mullaney along with  Shannon Connolly, Izzy Forcellati, and Tori Criscuolo are this week's Athletes of the Week.

Athletes of the Week: Girls 4×400 Meter Relay

Ethan Perlman, Sports Writer June 4, 2021

Names: Tori Criscuolo, Shannon Connolly, Izzy Forcellati, Julianna Mullaney Sport: Track Grades: Criscuolo: Sophomore Connolly, Forcellati, Mullaney: Juniors Race: 4x400 meter relay Expectations...

Senior Mason Baronian and coach Will Lynch participate in a signing ceremony for college-bound athletes. Baronian will be continuing his academic and athletic careers at Pace University.

Senior overcomes recruiting difficulties en route to commitment

Nolan Wasserman, Sports Writer June 2, 2021

Mason Baronian couldn’t live without baseball. Or maybe he could, but he would rather not find out. “I don’t know what I would do without [baseball],” Baronian said. “A lot of kids [have stopped...

Daniel Haag looks to move the ball upfield. Haag committed to play Division III lacrosse at SUNY Cortland after he graduates from Pascack Valley in June.

‘Switching paths’ leads to college-signee choosing lacrosse

Alan Stepanov, Sports Writer May 17, 2021

(Editor’s Note: The PV Student Publication will be releasing feature stories on senior athletes at Pascack Valley who will be continuing their athletic careers in college. A signing ceremony for these...

Athlete of the Week: Kayla Garfinkel

Athlete of the Week: Kayla Garfinkel

Noah Silver, Assistant Sports Editor May 7, 2021

Petaccia will continue his wrestling career at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) this fall.

TCNJ-bound wrestler to use experience gained from “setbacks”

Ethan Perlman, Sports Writer May 6, 2021

(Editor’s Note: The PV Student Publication will be releasing feature stories on senior athletes at Pascack Valley who will be continuing their athletic careers in college. A signing ceremony for these...

Valley goes head-first into creation of diving team

Valley goes head-first into creation of diving team

Nolan Wasserman and Ethan Perlman May 6, 2021

Standing on a diving board and staring way down at the water isn’t easy for the fearful, so it really shouldn’t have been a surprise to anyone when sophomore Veronica Fyfe took it upon herself to fill...

Athlete of the Week: Nate Lewis

Athlete of the Week: Nate Lewis

Noah Silver, Assistant Sports Editor April 30, 2021

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