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 For this reason, we do not publish any anonymous or teacher-written submissions, and we do not discriminate against any ideology or political opinion.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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What is Happening to the NFL?

Carter Krouse '17
October 28, 2014
Filed under Sports

One of the country’s most popular sports is about to get sacked unless it can fix some serious issues that have come about in the last three months. Domestic violence charges, such as the ones to Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens, Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings, Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona...

Strath Haven Women’s Soccer: Fierce

Claire Van Duyne '17
October 28, 2014
Filed under Sports

In the words of senior defender Grace Dickey, the Lady Panthers are “back and better than ever”. The Strath Haven Women’s Soccer team is rounding the corner into playoff season, and intensity is picking up quickly. Coached by Gino Miraglia and assisted by TJ Adams, the team has been undefeated...

An Interview with Coach Werley

Abby Lombard '17
October 28, 2014
Filed under Sports

Panther Press: What made you want to step up to the position of head coach of the girl’s lacrosse team? Coach Werley: Being my fourth year as a teacher and fourth year with the school’s lacrosse program, I really think that it is time that I take a more prominent role. PP: Are you for or against...

A Uruguayan’s Take On Luis Suárez

Sofia Sheehan, '17, Staff Writer
September 10, 2014
Filed under Sports

When one thinks of Luis Suárez, the word “controversy” comes to mind. He has been accused of racism against French defender, Patrice Evra, he has bitten players on three seperate occasions, and received a red card for a handball in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, but, when Suárez came home to Uruguay...

Cross Country Preseason

Zach Liga '16, Staff Writer
September 10, 2014
Filed under Haven Happenings, Sports

It is that time of year again: pre-season. That time of year when that out of shape feeling is ever-present. For me and many other fellow Cross Country runners (XC), the first week of pre-season is by far the hardest and most challenging. The early 8 AM practices do not help with desire to sleep in,...

Eagles Season Preview

Brendan Ricciardi '17, Staff Writer
September 10, 2014
Filed under Sports

The NFL football season will begin on Thursday, September 4th, with the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks hosting the Green Bay Packers. However, the Philadelphia Eagles’ season will not begin until Saturday, September 7th when they will host the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Eagles are one year removed...

Obscure Sports: Cheese Rolling

Andrew Lombard '15, Editor
September 10, 2014
Filed under Sports

When you hear the word, “race”, what do you usually think of? A group of people lined up on a red rubber track? Or maybe you imagine trekking through the woods in a cross-country event. But for many people around the world, “race” means they get a chance to compete against a cheese. At Cooper’s...

World Cup Controversy

Andrew Lombard '15, Staff Writer
September 10, 2014
Filed under Sports

With the 2014 World Cup well behind us, it is time to look into the future. Not to the 2016 World Cup, but to the 2022 World Cup. The 2022 World Cup will be hosted in Qatar, the first Arab nation to host. FIFA’s decision has been riddled with controversy, with allegations of bribery, human rights abuses,...

Haven Softball: A Reflection

Sierra Matika '14, Staff Writer
May 28, 2014
Filed under Sports

As I finish my final season of softball with a fantastic banquet, I cannot help but think back to how the past four years playing on this team meant a lot to me. Starting with the season report, it wasn’t the best but most definitely not the worst. With an odd mix of five seniors, five freshman and...

A Yearbook Sans Spring Sports

Andrew Lombard '15, Editor
May 28, 2014
Filed under Sports

Yearbooks are an important part of the High School experience, with photos and memories that can last a lifetime. That is why it is important for all sports teams to be represented in the Yearbook, which I’m sorry to say was not the case this year. Several sports teams, such as crew, lacrosse, and...

PIAA Makes Minor Changes to Its Official Sports

April 7, 2014
Filed under Sports

Effective immediately, the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, Inc. (PIAA), in addition to school districts statewide, has decided to change its recognized school sports. James T. Zack, President, stated, “The students of Pennsylvania have spoken, and we have...

New Softball Field!

Ellen Armour '14, Staff Writer
April 7, 2014
Filed under Sports

The entire athletic department here at Strath Haven High School is very excited to announce the approval of a new softball field at Strath Haven High School!! I’m sure you’ve seen (or sledded into) our newest softball field at the bottom of the huge sledding hill. However, this coming year another...

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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