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March Sadness: PV alumni have final college seasons canceled

March Sadness: PV alumni have final college seasons canceled

BJ McGrane, Sports Editor

March 28, 2020

An expedition through Europe was not the only part of Jacob Wrede’s future that would be put in jeopardy due to the COVID-19 outbreak, as Wrede has suffered the same fate as many other college seniors. The NCAA has cancelled all winter and spring championships, which spells the end of the careers...

The finish line for the winter track season

The finish line for the winter track season

BJ McGrane, Sports Editor

March 16, 2020

In any sport, teams practice together countless times, in hopes that one day, they will have a chance to reach their dreams. Pascack Valley’s nationals-bound Sprint Medley Relay (SMR) only had to run the race together for a total of… wait for it... one time. That’s right. Once. One chance...

Athlete of the Week: Austin Koolery

Athlete of the Week: Austin Koolery

Noah Silver, Sports Writer

March 13, 2020

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PV defeated in state sectional semifinal

PV defeated in state sectional semifinal

BJ McGrane and Spencer Goldstein

March 6, 2020

The Indians were unable to pull of the would-be stunning upset against Ramapo, as the Raiders emerged victorious by a score of 62-42 in front of rowdy fans from both teams at Ramapo High School Friday night. After Valley’s loss in the state sectional semifinal, Coach Al Coleman explains how much ...

Athlete of the Week: Luke Petaccia

Athlete of the Week: Luke Petaccia

Noah Silver, Sports Writer

March 6, 2020

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Indians knocked out by Old Tappan in quarterfinals

Indians knocked out by Old Tappan in quarterfinals

BJ McGrane and Spencer Goldstein

March 4, 2020

The girls basketball team's hopes at a state sectional title were diminished when Old Tappan routed the Indians by a score of 59-52 in front of the Golden Knights' home crowd on Wednesday. Valley’s starters: Paige Skene Lindsay Jennings Lexi Hort Kelly Andreasen Sofia Battista #pvgbball — Smoke...

Indians prevail over Wayne Hills in first round of playoffs

Indians prevail over Wayne Hills in first round of playoffs

BJ McGrane, Spencer Goldstein, and Noah Silver

March 2, 2020

The girls basketball team defeated Wayne Hills by a score of 60-48 at home Thursday night in the first round of the North 1, Group 3 state sectional playoffs. Junior Kelly Andreasen lit up the Patriots, scoring 18 points while getting her teammates open looks throughout the game. She was not alone, ...

Athlete of the Week: Andrew Martinez

Athlete of the Week: Andrew Martinez

BJ McGrane, Sports Editor

February 21, 2020

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Photo Gallery: Dance Team Send-Off

Photo Gallery: Dance Team Send-Off

Matt Austin, Ava Kim, and Evie Higgins

February 19, 2020

The Pascack Valley Regional Dance Team held its send-off performance on Thursday, Feb. 13, for the Dance Team Union Nationals at the Caribe Royale Orlando in Orlando, Florida. The team is competing in Small Varsity Pom and Team Performance, and the competition is held on Friday, Feb. 21, through ...

Boys basketball falls to Demarest on senior night

Boys basketball falls to Demarest on senior night

BJ McGrane and Noah Silver

February 12, 2020

The boys basketball team fell to Demarest Tuesday on senior night at home by a score of 48-44. Demarest hits the three with just under 1 minute left in the first quarter. Demarest leads 12-8. pic.twitter.com/1mrAiY1zSD — Smoke Signal Sports (@pvsportscenter) February 12, 2020 Demarest goes ...

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