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Three SHS wrestlers compete at state tournament

Shs Junior Lenny Pinto at the PIAA State Wrestling Tournament.

Tyler Stone, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

Three of Stroudsburg High School wrestlers competed in the state tournament. SHS junior Lenny Pinto became the 2nd state champion in the history of Stroudsburg High School and Monroe County with a pin in the finals.  Pinto was also voted the tournament's Outstanding Wrestler.  It is a prestigious...

Boys basketball wraps up solid season

Boys basketball wraps up solid season

Anthony Cusumano, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

The boys basketball fell just short of their goal to qualify for districts this season. The basketball team finished their season 9-13 overall and 6-10 in the EPC.  “ I think our season went really well," said head coach Mr. Matt Gallagher. "We competed and played our hardest every single g...

Stroudsburg chess team wraps up successful season

Stroudsburg chess team wraps up successful season

Samuel Watanabe, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

What is chess team? The chess team is considered a varsity sport here at Stroudsburg High School.   The students who compete on the varsity and junior varsity teams are handpicked from the Chess Club, which begins after the end of fall sports. In order to determine who gets on the varsity team, they...

SHS boys wrestling team to compete at districts!

Senior Ahmed Ansari at a Wrestling meet, Dec. 2019

Justin Buynak and Kaylee Villanueva Santos

February 5, 2020

This past weekend, the SHS boys varsity wrestling team started to compete against other schools at team districts to go to states. The team is full of motivation to place and make SHS history! Despite losing many seniors to last year's graduating class, the team is doing very well and has good chan...

Athletes attend intramurals to get ready for spring sports

Photographed by Helena Hunter

Justin Buynak, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Spring is only about a month away but that does not keep the hardworking teams at SHS from practicing! These unofficial practices are called spring intramurals, and they start 1-2 months before the official spring season. Spring intramurals are for aspiring athletes that want to make sure they...

Rifle team ends successful season!

Rifle team official photo

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Rifle season is almost over! Stroudsburg’s very own rifle team has had a successful season. It will continue for two sharp-shooting seniors, Jake Orevac and Isabelle Strauch, who will compete at the All-Star Tournament. In rifle, members shoot competitively at targets and attempt to get as close to ...

SHS Cheerleaders finish an impressive second at districts!

SHS Cheerleaders at a football game

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

The SHS varsity cheerleading team recently kicked off the decade in impressive fashion by placing second in districts! Thanks to all their hard work, the team placed second in districts and 24th overall in the state.   "Placing second was an exciting feeling for us," said senior Deja Spears about...

Swim team optimistic about the upcoming season

Stroudsburg swimmer at a meet.

Tyler Stone, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

The 2019-2020 swim team is preparing for they hope will be an amazing season. “Our goal for this year is to have a successful season by winning as many meets as possible on the girls and boys teams, as well as having numerous district qualifiers to represent our school at the end of the season,”...

The wrestling team posting another winning season

Stroudsburg wrestlers at one of their matches.

Justin Buynak, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

The acclaimed Stroudsburg wrestling team is having another successful season. Currently, their record is 12-5. “I think we have a good shot at going to districts and destroying,” said senior Albin Deda. Head coach Mr. Sean Richmond believes in his team, but is trying to make sure that they do not get too ...

Senior basketball player knocks down her 100th 3-pointer

Senior basketball player knocks down her 100th 3-pointer

Olivia Heyward, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

Stroudsburg High School is full of great athletic talent. From track athletes passing records in the one mile to basketball players hitting a record number of three-pointers in a career, there is no shortage of highlights and accomplishments.  Athletic accomplishments can be found lining the walls of...

Girls and boys basketball compete in a double header at East Stroudsburg South tonight

Girls and boys basketball compete in a double header at East Stroudsburg South tonight

Olivia Heyward, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

After a long and icy Tuesday off from school, students hop back into their regular schedule today. Due to the fact that all Monroe County school districts were called out from school on December 17, all after school activities were postponed, and that includes basketball. The girls and boys basketball games were pre...

The annual Powder Puff battle coming this Thursday

The annual Powder Puff battle coming this Thursday

Ivana Karataseva, Video Editor

November 13, 2019

Stroudsburg High School is hosting its annual Powder Puff football game this Thursday, November 14 in the SHS football stadium at 4:00 pm. The game consists of a group of senior and junior female players playing against each other. This has been a long-standing tradition that goes back over 20 years....

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