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Athlete of the Week: John Edwards

Athlete of the Week: John Edwards

Mason Baronian, Sports Writer

October 18, 2018


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Name: John Edwards Sport: Cross Country Grade: Senior Personal Record: 17.38 The Lowdown: Edwards, the team captain, has claimed first place for the PV boys in the last three 5k races. His best came in the Brett Taylor Invitational tournament on October 6th, and the next race he followed up with a 17.40 i...

River Dell proves too much to handle for Indians

River Dell proves too much to handle for Indians

BJ McGrane and Spencer Goldstein

October 13, 2018


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Game Recap: The Pascack Valley defense has struggled all season stopping opponents who feature spread offenses and a dual-threat quarterback. On Friday night, that trend continued, as the Indians fell back to .500 with a 38-21 loss in River Dell. River Dell found success in the passing game early ...

Indians hope to build on success against River Dell

Indians hope to build on success against River Dell

BJ McGrane and Spencer Goldstein

October 11, 2018


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Pascack Valley vs River Dell When: Friday Oct. 12, 6 p.m. Location: River Dell High School   2018 Records: Pascack Valley: 3-2 River Dell: 5-1   As the Indians enter the tail end of their 2018 campaign, they have yet to build a clear identity.  Five games into the season, Pas...

Athlete of the Week: Stephen Soravilla

Athlete of the Week: Stephen Soravilla

Willy Higgins, Sports Writer

October 11, 2018


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Name: Stephen Soravilla Sport: Football Grade: Senior Position: Defensive Back, Running Back The Lowdown: Stephen Soravilla is a senior football player, who has contributed on the varsity team for three years. Soravilla is one of the four captains of the team, playing running back and defensive back....

‘Everybody was having a blast’

‘Everybody was having a blast’

BJ McGrane and Spencer Goldstein

October 6, 2018


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Game Recap: Pascack Valley improved to 3-2 on Friday night following a 42-12 victory at home over Ridgefield Park. Valley took an early lead and never looked back, as James Della Pesca returned a fumble for a touchdown on just the second play of the game. Following a 4th down stop by the Indians...

Indians ready for Ridgefield Park to begin second half

Indians ready for Ridgefield Park to begin second half

Josh DeLuca, Sports Editor

October 4, 2018


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Pascack Valley vs Ridgefield Park When: Friday Oct. 5, 6 p.m. Location: Pascack Valley High School   2018 Records: Pascack Valley: 2-2 Ridgefield Park: 1-4   At the halfway point point of their season, Pascack Valley remains a program in flux.  Four games into the season, the ...

Athlete of the Week: Emma Kropp

Athlete of the Week: Emma Kropp

Mason Baronian, Sports Writer

October 4, 2018


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Name: Emma Kropp Sport: Girls Volleyball Grade: Senior Position: Outside Hitter The Lowdown: Thus far, Kropp has played in 8 of PV's 11 games, and she has a total of 91 kills with an average of 11 kills per game.  Expectations: The Indians play Ramsey in the Bergen County Tournament thi...

Valley boys soccer pounds Indian Hills

Valley boys soccer pounds Indian Hills

Jeremy Lesserson, Assistant Sports Editor

October 1, 2018


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On Monday night, the Indians proved yet again that they are a powerhouse in the Big North Patriot league, trouncing Indian Hills for a 5-0 victory on their home field. Dallas O’Connor led the way with two goals while Nick Londono, Oren Roznitsky, and Seth Weinstein all contributed goals of their ow...

Golden Knights outmatch Indians

Golden Knights outmatch Indians

BJ McGrane and Spencer Goldstein

September 29, 2018


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Game Recap: Pascack Valley fell to 2-2 on Friday night following a 38-14 loss in Old Tappan. The Indians got off to a strong start after Jake Williams went for a 73-yard run on the first play of the game, setting himself up for a one-yard touchdown on the next play. However, those were the only poin...

Indians ready for first instant replay game

Indians ready for first instant replay game

Josh DeLuca, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018


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Year after year, not much changes when it comes to New Jersey football.  Sure, the players and coaches come and go, but the core pillars of the game remain the same.  At the end of the day, football is football. This year, however, a new dynamic has caused quite stir in the New Jersey football communi...

Indians prepared for rivalry matchup

Indians prepared for rivalry matchup

Noah Schwartz, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018


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  Pascack Valley at Northern Valley Old Tappan When: Friday Sep. 28, 6 p.m. Location: Northern Valley Old Tappan High School 2018 Records: Pascack Valley: 2-1 Old Tappan: 2-2   While Pascack Valley comes into its week 4 game with arch-rival Old Tappan with momentum after a...

Athlete of the Week: Hailey Juillet

Athlete of the Week: Hailey Juillet

Willy Higgins, Sports Writer

September 27, 2018


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Name: Hailey Juillet Sport: Girls Tennis Grade: Junior Position: Third singles The Lowdown: Thus far this season, Juillet has won 4 matches. Her victories have come against Indian Hills, Dwight Morrow, River Dell, Bergenfield. As the third singles player, she has a significant role and has displa...

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