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Boys Soccer Takes Down Redland

Alex Marshall, Reporter
November 10
Filed under Fall Sports

The Susquehannock Boys Varsity Soccer team trampled Red Land with a final score of 7-1 on October 26, 2016. Susky started off strong with the first goal being scored by Zach Buchanan 4 minutes into the game, assisted by Jason Weger, and another scored 5 minutes later by Jason Weger, assisted by Ben Wilson. The teams were at a stalemate with ...

Boy’s Soccer Season Ends in Battle with Fleetwood

Boy’s Soccer Season Ends in Battle with Fleetwood

Dan McNair, Video Editor
November 8
Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports

Once the soccer season reaches the district tournament, each game determines whose season will end and whose will continue. The boy's soccer team hiked up to Hershey Stadium to face off against Fleetwood in the second round of the district tournament and fight for a spot in the state tournament o...

2016 Senior Heisman Award Winners Shine

2016 Senior Heisman Award Winners Shine

Autumn Polanowski, Editor
November 7
Filed under Fall Sports, Features

Two students were announced as winners of the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award for athletics on October 17.   Seniors Kelly Doogan and Colton Mumley are ecstatic at the realization that they have won this award. This award is presented to high school seniors involved with athletics throughout...

Field Hockey Takes Division Title and Plays at Counties

Field Hockey Takes Division Title and Plays at Counties

Mia Kobylski, Reporter
November 3
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

 Warrior field hockey proved all of the naysayers wrong this year by winning the division title and making it to counties.   For the division win, the girls had to play against all of the Division II schools twice and then all of the Division I schools once to establish their league record. ...

NFL Midseason Recap

Jake Ness, Sports Editor
October 28
Filed under Athletics, Commentary, Fall Sports

  The NFL is back in full swing, and like any other season, this one has had its fair share of surprises and disappointments. Injuries have occurred, players have come out of nowhere to make contributions, and some just can't seem to figure things out.   The biggest surprise to many have been ...

Warrior Football Faces a Loss Against West York

Warrior Football Faces a Loss Against West York

Ariel Barbera, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
October 26
Filed under Fall Sports

After a successful outcome from the tailgate game against York Suburban with a score of 27-21, the Susky football team moved on to play against West York. Varsity played at West York on Friday, October 21. The end score, 29-28, was a loss for the Warriors. Senior Lee Cook believes that the team...

Varsity Volleyball Wins Dig Pink Game

Varsity Volleyball Wins Dig Pink Game

Kristen Krobot, Reporter
October 20
Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports

  The varsity volleyball team defeated Northeastern on October 6, raising money and awareness for breast cancer research. Specifically, Dig Pink donations support the Side-Out Foundation's goal of educating the community about  research for stage 4 breast cancer.  Throughout the week, variou...

Boy’s Soccer Wins Big Against Dallastown

Boy’s Soccer Wins Big Against Dallastown

Elizabeth Johns, Reporter
October 19
Filed under Fall Sports

Since the game where the varsity boy’s soccer team played Gettysburg two weeks ago, the Susky varsity soccer team has been on a winning streak. Last Saturday, they kept it going; the team played Dallastown, a highly accredited team in York County. Varsity coach Brett Maxwell felt the team was ...

Suburban Barely Edges Over Susquehannock in Friday Night Football

Dan McNair, Video Editor
October 17
Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports

Spectators of the matchup against the York Suburban Trojans witnessed a close, nail-biting game at the home gridiron on the night of Friday, October 7. For much of the game, each team was able to successfully react to the other's attacks and keep everyone guessing about the eventual winner. The Warr...

Karpouzie Gives Kudos to Stough

Mateo Vega
October 13
Filed under Fall Sports

Senior  Phil Karpouzie discusses  the impact Coach Stough has had on him and the SHS Cross Country program.

Brooke Morris Gains A Win as Athlete of the Week

Brooke Morris Gains A Win as Athlete of the Week

Katelin Tyler, News Editor
October 12
Filed under Fall Sports

An athlete is most commonly known as just a person who is good at sports but there is more than what meets the eye; leadership, persistence, diligence and dedication are all major aspects that make up the title athlete of the week.  GametimePa opens a poll for community members asking them to vote for who they ...

Fall Sports Celebrate Senior Night and Soccer Hosts Youth Teams

Dan McNair, Video Editor
October 10
Filed under Fall Sports

Every season, senior student athletes look forward to being recognized on their chosen sport’s senior night. For those who are unaware, every sport’s senior night is a short ceremony before a home game where each senior student-athlete is escorted across the field or court while their athletic achievements and future plan...

Upcoming Sporting Events

Upcoming Sporting Events

Miah Peryea, Reporter
October 7
Filed under Fall Sports

This week in sports, girls soccer, tennis, football, and girls volleyball battle on into their season. Girls Soccer The team won in an overtime game at Dover for the first time in four years. The game was last Thursday, and the winning score was 1 - 0 . Tennis There will be a Co...

Boys Soccer Gets First Loss

Boys Soccer Gets First Loss

Madison Gillespie, Reporter
October 6
Filed under Fall Sports

The boys soccer team had their first loss to Gettysburg with a score of 2-0 last Tuesday. Physical Education teacher and coach Brett Maxwell saw ways that the team could grow from the experience. “Hopefully, we learned how to handle a little pressure and how to handle a little adversity. Th...

Girl’s Volleyball Hopes to Raise Funds at Dig Pink Game Tonight

Girl’s Volleyball Hopes to Raise Funds at Dig Pink Game Tonight

Emily Christian, Arts & Entertainment Editor
October 6
Filed under Fall Sports

A gymnasium filled loud and proud with the color pink is what the girl’s volleyball team longs to see at their annual Dig Pink game against Northeastern tonight, October 7. As October is the month of Breast Cancer Awareness, the Dig Pink game, held at 6:00 pm (J.V.) and 7:00 pm (V.),  helps to...

Boy’s Soccer Continues Undefeated Streak Against Tough Opponents

Boy’s Soccer Continues Undefeated Streak Against Tough Opponents

Dan McNair, Video Journalist
October 3
Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports

Coming off of a strong 2-0 win over West York, the boys soccer team travelled west to compete in a day-long tournament in Greencastle, Pennsylvania on Saturday, September 17. The team played two games, the first game was a neutral-field battle against the Shippensburg Greyhounds and the second was...

Kendel Abrams is Back At it Again

Kendel Abrams is Back At it Again

Autumn Polanowski, Reporter
October 3
Filed under Fall Sports

At just 16 years old Kendel Abrams was registered as the lowest score of the day with an even-par of 71 at the York Junior County Junior Golf Association. As of July 2016, Abrams took on other competitive girls ages 18 and under in a golf competition at Hickory Heights Golf Club, near Spring Grove, ...

Warrior Sports Update (9/19-9/27)

Jacob Ness, Reporter
October 2
Filed under Fall Sports

Football: Warriors See Lead Slip Away Late Riding high off of a victory the week prior, the Warriors continued the momentum through the first half of last week’s contest against Twin Valley, taking a 28-7 lead early into the 3rd quarter. But the Warriors saw the lead slip away, and eventually found ...

Keeney Rallies Warriors as New A.D.

September 27
Filed under Fall Sports

Starting as a teacher and coach to becoming the new Athletic Director, Brad Keeney accepted the athletic director position at Susquehannock high school this past summer. Alumni Keeney came back to Susquehannock to teach in the high school and coach wrestling and the throwers in track and field. ...

Susky Loses in First Home Game

Susky Loses  in First Home Game

Emily Rivers, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
September 15
Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports

Although Susky didn’t come out on top at last Friday's home game, 17-34, the team played hard against York Catholic High. Within the first 49 seconds of the game, Susky was able to get the first touchdown, which, according to head coach Steve Wiles, helped boost the team and provide them with the...

Susky Football Kicks Off Season with Energy

Dan McNair, Video Journalist
September 8
Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports

In 2014, Susquehannock’s football team finished the season with a disheartening record of 1-9. However, under the leadership of new head coach Steven Wiles, the team reset and finished the 2015 season with a record of 5-5, which put them one win away from a spot in the district tournament. Player...

Susky Swimmers Take Home a Win

Susky Swimmers Take Home a Win

Karly Matthews, Editor-in-Chief
December 21
Filed under Fall Sports

  Susquehannock swimmers splashed into the season; girls and boys won against Southwestern teams on December 17.   The girl swimmers have waited five years for this win, and while the boys have had some success in the few years, this win was still momentous. Boys won 84-78, and girls came ou...

Boys Soccer Finishes a Season to Remember

Dan McNair, Video Journalist
December 1
Filed under Fall Sports

A reflection on how the boys soccer team fought to create a historic season.

Girls Soccer Ends a Historic Season

Mallory Lebo, Reporter
November 23
Filed under Fall Sports

As basketball executive and former Los Angeles Lakers coach, Phil Jackson once said, “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” And with the season the players on the girls soccer team just had, the players could not have accomplished all they...

McDonnell: State Bound and Proud

Mallory Lebo, Reporter
November 17
Filed under Fall Sports, Features

A famous American entrepreneur, Jim Rohn, once said, “Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines practiced every day.” This is exactly the case for senior cross country runner Joey McDonnell. McDonnell has been running since he was in eighth grade, and to say he’s blossomed into one of Susque...

Boys Soccer Advances to Semifinals of the State Tournament

Dan McNair, Video Journalist
November 17
Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports

First Round of States The Boys Varsity Soccer team took down the Somerset Golden Eagles with a score of 3-0 in the first round of the state tournament. The team traveled three hours to play at Holidaysburg in Blair County. For the majority of the match, the Susquehannock Warriors possessed the b...

A Turn Around Season For Football

A Turn Around Season For Football

Ally Kerr, Assistant Sports Editor
November 16
Filed under Fall Sports

   The football team ended their season on a high note by advancing their record to 5-5.    Throughout the past few years, the football team has been largely overlooked due to its losing record. However, the team turned that around this year.   Senior Nick Chamberlin expected this out...

McDonnell and Banchiere Dominate in Cross Country

Grace Burns, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
November 4
Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports, Features

 Two sets of unwavering eyes belonging to two exceptional cross country runners are not letting the finish line out of their sight this season.     These eyes are those of seniors Joey McDonnell and Rachel Banchiere, who are leaving unforgettable legacies as runners.  Both hold school reco...

Boys and Girls Soccer Appreciates Seniors

Logan Garvey
October 29
Filed under Fall Sports

  Boys and girls soccer recognized senior players at their games on Monday, October 12 and Tuesday, October 13.   The boys won their game against Biglerville 4-0, and the girls soccer team tied their game with Dover 0-0, which caused girls soccer to go into double overtime.   After t...

Seniors Play On Their Turf One Last Time

Seniors Play On Their Turf One Last Time

Ally Kerr, Assistant Sports Editor
October 29
Filed under Fall Sports

   The 2015 senior field hockey players played their last home game on their turf against Delone Catholic, where the Warriors won 8-0. As the girls walked across the field on Monday, October 19, with their parents while their future plans, memories and notes to their parents, coaches, and teamma...

JV Boys Soccer Finishes Undefeated

Dan McNair, Video Journalist
October 22
Filed under Fall Sports

Take a look at how the JV Boys Soccer team fought for a season to remember.

Volleyball Digs Deep at Dig Pink

Jake Smith, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
October 20
Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports, News

  Girls volleyball hosted Dig Pink, its annual fundraiser for breast cancer research, at an impressive game against Eastern on Thursday night.   The match was over after just three games, proving the success of the team this year.   The event started off with the crowning of junior Dean L...

“In the Bag” Fund Nearing Its Deadline

Mitchell Green, Reporter
October 20
Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports

The golf team is hosting a fundraiser called the “In the Bag Fund” to help pay for some new, much-needed equipment. The target amount the sports booster club aims to collect is set at $2,000. Dick’s Sporting Goods has pledged to match the amount if $1,000 can be reached by the end of Oc...

Girls Volleyball Rivalry: Delone vs. Susky

Abby Deter, Reporter
October 19
Filed under Fall Sports

In the varsity volleyball game between Delone Catholic and Susquehannock High school, the players faced their biggest competition in their season so far. The first game started with Susquehannock having the serve. As the game progressed, Delone slowly took the lead using their incredible defense and...

Boys JV Soccer Continues their Winning Streak

Dan McNair, Reporter
October 12
Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports

The Boys JV soccer team tied with a score of 1-1 in a rainy battle against Eastern, continuing their undefeated streak this season. Throughout the majority of the match, the midfield players were key for both the Warriors and Eastern Golden Knights. Key players for the warriors included freshman...

JV soccer gains victory over Spring Grove

JV soccer gains victory over Spring Grove

Katelin Tyler, Reporter
October 12
Filed under Fall Sports

Rain or shine the Warrior boys JV soccer team showed up to play and defeated Spring Grove this past Thursday, October 1,  gaining a victory over Spring Grove, 4-0. As the morning of the game against Spring Grove arrived, the team figured out what to do to get around the defense to score. Sophomore p...

SMS 7th Grade Football fights thru rain

October 7
Filed under Fall Sports

The 7th-grade football team played against Bermudian Springs at Susquehannock’s home stadium on Wednesday, September 30. Brad Holtzapple,  head coach for the Warriors, felt confident prior to the game.    “ I’d like to predict a winning game for our team,” said Holtzapple, during pre-game warm-ups. ...

Girls Tennis Loses to Dallastown

Ariel Barbera, Reporter
October 7
Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports

Suquehannock High School’s Girls Tennis team faced off against Dallastown on October 1, 7-0,  Dallastown taking the win. On September 30, the day before the game, Junior Emily Snyder, who has played on the Girls Tennis team for two years now, said that the team felt they were well-prepared for...

JV Field Hockey Remains Undefeated

Emily Christian, Reporter
October 5
Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports

JV field hockey gave it their all against Eastern on Thursday, October 1, taking home another Warrior win, 2-0. The girls spent their Wednesday practice before the game improving plays through offensive and defensive drills. This paid off and was shown during the game as the team worked together...

Field Hockey Gets 10th Win

Field Hockey Gets 10th Win

Ally Kerr, Reporter
October 5
Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports, News

  The Warrior field hockey team improved their record to 10-1 with a victory, 5-1,  over Eastern on Thursday, October 1.    With 40 degrees of gusting raining,  the weather was rough, but senior midfielder Maddie McGowan believes that this game was the best they have played so far this season.   “We had a really good passing game, mak...

Girls Volleyball Dominates the Competition

Girls Volleyball Dominates the Competition

Kelcie Baker, Reporter
October 5
Filed under Fall Sports

The girls varsity volleyball team won their game on October 1 against York High 3-0. Sophomore Amber Bortner thinks her team was very prepared. “York High does not have the same amount of practice time that we get,” said Bortner. “We have really good coaches and a lot of the girls on...

JV Soccer Remains on Top

JV Soccer Remains on Top

Brooke Weber, Reporter
October 5
Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports

In a complete 5 to nil shutout on Saturday afternoon, the boys Junior Varsity soccer team clinched their tenth victory of the season against Kennard-Dale.   Head coach Brett Maxwell couldn’t be happier with how smoothly the season seems to be going so far. Just before Saturday’s game, he des...

Girls Tennis Loses to Delone

Emily Rivers, Reporter
October 2
Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports

The girls varsity tennis team lost to Delone Catholic High School on September 28,  0-7. The girls still believed they performed to the best of their ability.   Junior Kimberly Thomas is definitely happy with how the girls played.   “I think we did well just because everyone was reall...

The 2015 Cross Country Team

The 2015 Cross Country Team

October 1
Filed under Fall Sports

Coaching Staff Head Coach: Steve Stough Assistant Coach: Gail Everhart Volunteer Coach: Matt VonStein 2015 Team Roster See 2015 Schedule Here....

The Varsity/JV Girls Field Hockey Team

The Varsity/JV Girls Field Hockey Team

October 1
Filed under Fall Sports

Coaching Staff Head Coach: Sharon McLaughlin Assistant Coach: Annamarie Dixon Volunteer Coach: Bill McLaughlin 2015 Team Roster See 2015 Schedule Here....

The 2015 Varsity Girls Tennis Team

The 2015 Varsity Girls Tennis Team

October 1
Filed under Fall Sports

Coaching Staff Head Coach: Marianne Michels Managers: Evan Brown, Livia Haines, John Yancheski 2015 Team Roster See 2015 Schedule Here....

The 2015 Varsity Golf Team

The 2015 Varsity Golf Team

October 1
Filed under Fall Sports

Coaching Staff Head Coach: Ray Lingenfelter See 2015 Schedule Here....

The 2015 Varsity/JV Cheerleading Team

The 2015 Varsity/JV Cheerleading Team

October 1
Filed under Fall Sports

Coaching Staff Head Coach: Jessica Beste Jv Coach: Jennifer Beste See 2015 Schedule Here....

The 2015 Varsity/JV Boys Soccer Team

The 2015 Varsity/JV Boys Soccer Team

October 1
Filed under Fall Sports

Coaching Staff Head Coach: Brett Maxwell Assistant Coach: Scott Kaifer Manager: Matt Keuler 2015 Team Roster See 2015 Schedule Here.  ...

The 2015 Varsity/JV Girls Soccer Team

The 2015 Varsity/JV Girls Soccer Team

October 1
Filed under Fall Sports

Coaching Staff Head Coach: Pat Brubaker Assistant Coach: Jesse Krotzer 2015 Team Roster See 2015 Schedule Here. ...

The 2015 Girls Volleyball Team

The 2015 Girls Volleyball Team

October 1
Filed under Fall Sports

Coaching Staff Head Coach: Darla Pennewell Assistant Coach: Joel Oswald Managers: Nate Trego, Kurt Eckenrode, Quinlan Kauffman, Jake Williams, Matthew Rohrbaugh 2015 Team Roster See 2015 Schedule Here....

The 2015 Varsity Football Team

The 2015 Varsity Football Team

September 30
Filed under Fall Sports

 Coaching Staff Head Coach: Steve Wiles Assistant Coaches: Bill Kerr, Rory Hertzog, Scott Mathena, Jerry Errol Harrigan 2015 Team Roster See the 2015 Schedule here....

The 2015 Junior High Football Team

The 2015 Junior High Football Team

September 30
Filed under Fall Sports

Coaching Staff Head Coach: Toby Bonitz Assistant Coaches: Tim Weigard, Gary Hartsock, Brad Holtzapple Team Roster See 2015 Schedule here....

The 2015 JV Junior High Football Team

The 2015 JV Junior High Football Team

September 30
Filed under Fall Sports

  Coaching Staff Head Coach: Toby Bonitz Assistant Coaches: Brad Holtzapple, Tim Weigard, Gary Hartsock Team Roster See 2015 Schedule here and here....

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