The student newspaper of Strath Haven High School. The Panther Press is first and foremost a reflection of the opinions and interests of the student body. For this reason, we do not publish any anonymous or teacher-written submissions, and we do not discriminate against any ideology or political opinion. While we are bound by school policy (and funding), we will not render any article neutral, although individual points may be edited for obscene or inflammatory content. Finally, the articles published in the Panther Press do not necessarily reflect the views of the editors or advisors.

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Curling Coming to Strath Haven

Claire Van Duyne, '17, Editor-In-Chief
April 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

Much to the thrill and excitement of the student body, competitive varsity curling is now coming to Strath Haven. After years of complaints, at last the administration has heard the voice of the students and responded. Come the 2017- 2018 school year, Haven will at last be competing in curling with a...

Eagles Free Agency and Draft Strategy 2017

Ryan Krouse, '19, Staff Writer
April 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Philadelphia Eagles started into the 2017 offseason with many needs to be addressed. The team had come off of a below average 7-9 season highlighted by the promising play of rookie quarterback Carson Wentz. Despite their security at the quarterback position, the Eagles had a deficiency of capable...

Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Start Off With Success

Kacy Hafertepe and Nicole McNeely, ‘17, Staff Writers
April 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

Although the Strath Haven lacrosse teams kicked off their seasons with stormy weather, both teams had a bright start with their first official win one the first Frday of their seasons, March 24th. From the men’s team’s weekend conditioning practice of break the ice-covered turf to the women’s indoor...

Sixers are in Panic Mode

Carter Krouse '17, Editor
April 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

The city of Philadelphia is in shock after Philadelphia 76ers’ team doctors released the terrible news that both Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons will never play another game in the NBA. To take a look back at the Sixers history in the past couple of years, the last time the Sixers made it to playoffs was...

Athlete Spotlight: Mr. Foulk

Serafina Thomas, '17, Staff Writer
April 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Panther Press wanted to take a closer look into the life and teaching of one resident teacher Mr. Folk. This History department head is a stud in the classroom, but what about on the field? The rink? The pool? The wrestling mat? Without the intervention of the Panther Press, the world might have...

Decorated Track Team Hopes for Outdoor Sucess

Grace Haase & Maddie Forbes, ‘17, Staff Writers
April 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

This past winter sports season, the Strath Haven Women’s Indoor Track runners demonstrated the strength and depth of their team. Whether on the track or the field, our runners competed with grit, heart, (and sometimes even a little blood). Their constant display of sportsmanship and humility earned...

March Madness

Ryan Krouse, '19, Staff Writer
April 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

It’s almost that time of year when sports fans are glued to TVs for hours at a time with filled-out brackets in their hands. There is nothing like March Madness. This is the term used to describe the annual NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament where 68 teams are chosen to play for the national championship....

Haven Baseball Looks to Make a Statement

Brendon Riccardi, '17, Staff Writer
April 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Strath Haven Baseball team coached by Brian Fili is coming off a season where they went 10-6, and were eliminated in the first round of the District 1 AAAA playoffs by Wissahickon. The team was as good as anyone in the league at pitching/defense, but struggled to find their rhythm on offense, which...

Claire Van Duyne, '17, Editor-In-Chief
April 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

Panther Press: How would you rate your season this year compared to past years for indoor track? Isabel Cardi: Honestly, I felt that my personal progression fell a little flat this year. My training times were much faster than past years, so I felt confident going into races. Sometimes, though, the...

Remembering Robert Payne

Carter Krouse '17, Editor
April 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Strath Haven community was hurt badly when news broke out that former Strath Haven student and standout athlete Robert Payne was killed in Chester, PA this past summer. Friends and family mourned the loss of a dear friend who was considered as “everyone’s friend”, someone who was seen as kind,...

Swim-Track Rivalry Reignited

Daniel Larson & Sean Adams, ‘18, Staff Writers
April 12, 2017
Filed under Sports

With both the swimming and indoor track seasons in full swing, the next chapter of rivalry is yet to be written. For several years, the friendly heckling and competition between two polar opposite sports has been palpable. The oddnatured rivalry began between friends on both teams playing jokes on one...

Trust The Process

Ian Guilday, '19, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under Sports

Last year, the Philadelphia 76ers had one of the worst records in NBA history. They became the laughing stock of the league, winning only 10 of their 82 games. The team did worse than bad and left fans in embarassed shock. On the bright side, it is unlikely that the Sixers could do worse than this past...

The student newspaper of Strath Haven High School. The Panther Press is first and foremost a reflection of the opinions and interests of the student body. For this reason, we do not publish any anonymous or teacher-written submissions, and we do not discriminate against any ideology or political opinion. While we are bound by school policy (and funding), we will not render any article neutral, although individual points may be edited for obscene or inflammatory content. Finally, the articles published in the Panther Press do not necessarily reflect the views of the editors or advisors.
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