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Winter track to embrace team approach

Winter track to embrace team approach

BJ McGrane, Sports Writer

December 12, 2018


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Coach: Anthony Judilla Key Returners: Girls: Kate Henderson (Sr.), Beibhinn O'Reilly (Jr.), Kaitlin Damascus (Jr.), Allison Sumereau (Sr.), Peyton Lutz (Sr.), Sam Conjour (Jr.), Jessica Forcelatti (Jr.) Boys: John Edwards (Sr.), Andrew Martinez (Jr.), Isaac Denbeaux (Sr.), Eddie Mercurio (Jr.), ...

Pascack Swimming looks to build experience

Pascack Swimming looks to build experience

Mason Baronian and Willy Higgins

December 12, 2018


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Coach: Jeff Ziegler (9th season) and Courtney Farrell (5th season) Last year’s record: Girls: 9-1, Boys: 5-6 Key Returners: Girls: Haleigh Marzano (Sr.), Yujin Kim (Sr.), Jennifer Malocha (So.), Katie Smith (Jr.) Boys: Brendan Broesler (Sr.)  Zach Zeller (Sr.), Tyler Marzano (So.), Luke ...

Boys basketball to feature young lineup

Boys basketball to feature young lineup

Spencer Goldstein, Sports Writer

December 10, 2018


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Coach: Al Coleman (12th season) Last year’s record: 10-16 Outlook: With just two returners from last year’s team, the Indians will put a lot of emphasis on developing the team’s underclassmen over the course of the season. Coleman said this team will need to build chemistry by playing unselfi...

PV community celebrates legendary coach

PV community celebrates legendary coach

Noah Schwartz and Jeremy Lesserson

December 7, 2018


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  Pascack Valley’s legendary girls’ basketball coach just had yet another night to remember. On Thursday night, members of the PV community gathered in the Valley gymnasium for what was dubbed a celebration of “the naming of the school’s basketball court, 'Jasper Court.'” On N...

Martin ready for senior year after hip surgery

Martin ready for senior year after hip surgery

Caleb Gross, Sports Writer

December 7, 2018


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Last Jan. 31, Pascack Valley senior Justin Martin had double hip surgery. It was a very hard recovery process  because he was out his whole junior year of baseball. It took him several weeks to recovery from the surgery, and he’s not only ready for his senior season at PV, but also for his co...

2018 Fall Sports Wrap Ups

2018 Fall Sports Wrap Ups

Noah Schwartz, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018


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Jasper Court ceremony set for Thursday night

Jasper Court ceremony set for Thursday night

Noah Schwartz, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018


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During the Nov. 21 Valley Cup assembly, Pascack Valley Principal Tom DeMaio announced that the basketball court in the PV new gym would be renamed Jasper Court in honor of Jeff Jasper. However, the celebration does not stop there for the Indians’ girls’ basketball coach. Jasper, who last sea...

Valley football ends season at 3-6

Valley football ends season at 3-6

Noah Schwartz, Sports Editor

December 4, 2018


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Sport: Football Record: 3-6 Coach: Len Cusumano (3rd season) Key Players from this Season: Jake Williams (Jr., RB, LB), Stephen Begen (Jr., QB), Jake DeMilia (Sr., WR, DB), Stephen Soravilla (Sr., RB, DB), Jake Ciocca (Jr., WR, DB, K), Desmond Von Tobel (So., LB), Charlie Looes (Sr., OL,DL)...

‘The atmosphere is truly like no other’

‘The atmosphere is truly like no other’

Jared Shiffman, Sports Writer

December 4, 2018


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Football games have undoubtedly been an important and memorable part of my high school experience thus far. Throughout the fall season, football games are a weekly occurrence at here Pascack Valley High School. Football plays a vital role as students from all grades join together to root for the...

PV wins 5 games within league

PV wins 5 games within league

Mason Baronian, Sports Writer

December 3, 2018


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Sport: Girls Volleyball Record: 5-14 Coach: Kaitlyn Lewis Season Overview: The Pascack Valley Girls Volleyball team finished its season with a 5-14 record and a 5th place finish in the Big North Patriot League. All 5 of Valley’s wins this season came from within their league. Key Players fr...

PV wins four matches against Bergenfield, Dwight Morrow

PV wins four matches against Bergenfield, Dwight Morrow

Willy Higgins, Sports Writer

December 3, 2018


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Sport: Girls’ Tennis Record: 4-12 Coach: Tom Gallione Season Overview: Valley finished with a 4-12 record this season, with 2 wins each over Dwight Morrow and Bergenfield. The Indians were winless against all other opponents.  Key Players from this Season: Jessica Ruback (Sr.), Melanie Bret...

Girls’ Soccer posts another strong season

Girls’ Soccer posts another strong season

Spencer Goldstein, Sports Writer

December 3, 2018


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Sport: Girls’ Soccer Record: 12-6-1 Coach: Amy Lombardo Season Overview: After losing ten seniors from last season’s 18-2-1 campaign, the Indians still put forth a solid season in 2018. Valley reached the quarterfinals of the North 1, Group 3 tournament where they eventually fell to Ramapo. W...

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