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 For this reason, we do not publish any anonymous or teacher-written submissions, and we do not discriminate against any ideology or political opinion.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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Tommy Zeigler: Doing All You Can

Chris Schmucki, '18, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under Sports

Many students at Strath Haven are involved in sports, whether it be in school or out of school. As athletes, we all know that the ultimate purpose of engaging in these physical activities is to have fun and build relationships, but there is always a risk of injury involved. Tommy Zeigler, a junior who...

Physical Fitness: The Key to Success

Maddie Forbes, '17, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under Sports

One of the main goals of coming to school and taking part in the educational process is to perform academically to your best potential. Many people think that all it takes doing all your homework, a whole lot of studying, good time management, and self discipline to be successful academically. Although...

The Drought is Over and It’s time for Liftoff

Brendon Riccardi, '17, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Strath Haven Men’s Basketball team enjoyed a resurgent 2015-2016 campaign last year, led by new head coach Dave McFadden. The team had parted ways with former head coach Tom Dougherty, and the new coach Dave McFadden was brought in to help turn the program around. Last year, the offseason motto...

Interview with Coach Coren

Claire Van Duyne, '17, Editor-In-Chief
November 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

Panther Press: How do you think the cross country team developed over the season? Coach Coren: We developed way better than expected. All the girls had the right type of attitudes and were great. We always practiced and ran tough! PP: What do you consider a realistic goal for states? CC: A realistic...

Girls Cross-Country

Claire Van Duyne, '17, Editor-In-Chief
November 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

This year the Strath Haven Women’s Cross-Country team is 84 strong, making them the largest girls cross-country team in the state. Their year has been full of laughs and success, with a first place win at Bulldog Invitational and Spiked Shoe Invitational in Maryland, a second place finish in the Delaware...

Men’s Swimming and Diving Returns

Sean Adams, '18, Staff Writer
November 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

It is that time of year again folks. Time for more “Sea Turtle” cheers, boys roaming the athletic wing in speedos, and issues with the chlorine system. That’s right, Men’s Swimming and Diving is back at Haven! After a more than solid season consisting of an 8-3 record, 4th place finish in...

Women’s Swim and Dive Preview

Marin Adams, ' 18, Staff Writer
November 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

Get ready Haven because the most wonderful time of the year is fast approaching….swim season! With the 2016- 2017 season coming up, the Panthers are highly anticipating yet another year of outstanding talent, bleached hair, and as always, lots and lots of fun. Last year, the girl’s team ended...

Athlete Highlight: Morgan Craine

Martine Leech & Mike Atkins, ‘17, Staff Writers
November 22, 2016
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Panther Press: What is your favorite thing about soccer? Morgan Crain: In high school, starting early in preseason makes the entire team really excited. I guess in that sense we look forward to the start of school because it means the soccer season starts. But I think the best part of playing are...

Haven Men’s Hockey

Brendan Riccardi, '17, Staff Writer
November 22, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Strath Haven Men's Hockey team has made a couple of changes this season, and look to have a new beginning. Longtime Head Coach Mike Keenan was let go by the team, and Matt Chandik has been hired. Chandik, who also writes for the Delco Times, was very successful at his old school, and looks to bring...

SHWS: The Road Ahead

SHWS: The Road Ahead

Maddie Forbes & Nicole McNeely, '17, Staff Writers
September 16, 2016
Filed under Sports

Coming off a hard earned Central League win, the Strath Haven Lady Panthers embark on a hopefully successful new season. After all of the rumors and all of the fights, the PIAA has decided that this year the playoff bracket will be split into Triple A and Quad A, and the soccer team finds itself in the...

2016 Summer Olympics Summary

Ryan Krouse, '19, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016
Filed under Sports

The United States displayed their athletic dominance in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  In total, America piled up 121 medals with forty-six of them being gold.  The 121 total medals outnumbered the second place finisher, China, by fifty-one.  In specific, the sports that had...

The Future for Women’s Tennis

Madison Snyder, '17, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016
Filed under Sports

Strath Haven girls tennis got underway early as usual this year, with its first official match on August 26th. With a 7-0 victory over Kennett High School, the girls are off to a great start. The team starts the new year off with coaching changes, as Jeanine Pietzak steps down as the assistant varsity/J...

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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