Who’s Who: Knoch Football

Who’s Who: Knoch Football

Grace Phillips, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

I went to one football game last year, and it was because I had to take my German exchange student to fulfil her Apple Pie American Experience™. As someone who’s been a swimmer their whole life, landsports have never really been my forte. I’ve only ever participated in one other sport besides...

Doubles? More like triples.

Doubles? More like triples.

Fiona O'Rorke, Sports Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Back to back section champions, runner-ups in the WPIAL, and undefeated for the last two years. Did you know that? No? That’s what I thought. The tennis team here at Knoch does not get much recognition. Don’t get me wrong; there are students who care and watch the matches. Not only is the tal...

You’re running it boi, but you shouldn’t

You’re running it boi, but you shouldn’t

Adam Stobert, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports, Uncategorized

Every high school has a student section but Knoch’s student section this year has been getting a lot of criticism. Between senior Julian Sanks picking odd themes and fellow senior Shiann Thomas complaining over every theme, it’s hard to keep up with what’s going on with each game. “Julian...

Spring Sports Rewind

Jocelyn Adley, Staff Writer

June 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

Softball Coaches: Ken Elliot, Tim Knappenberger Key Players: Celia Knappenberger, Amanda Fischer, and Quinn Hughes Record: 7 wins 3 losses "We played well off of each other. People always say hitting is contagious and when one girl plays or hits well, everyone follows. This is a team...

Young Teams Plan to Make an Impact

Young Teams Plan to Make an Impact

Jocelyn Adley, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

As we head into these winter months, we all seem to take our minds off of what happened in the season prior. The stress of preparing for Christmas replaces the anticipation of a home team victory, and many of us forget about sports altogether. Take a moment to distract yourself from the lack of Christmas shopping...

Stairway to States

Jocelyn Adley, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

As the Volleyball season comes to an end there’s a lot of talk about WPIALs. The varsity team took first place on Saturday winning the last game against Montour. At the end of the regular season, the girls ended with a 17-0 standing and stayed undefeated throughout WPIALs. This year is the first year that the Knoch G...

Good Puck

Good Puck

Jocelyn Adley, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

  “I’m guaranteeing this school another championship this year,” said senior captain, Michael Riley. The Knoch Knights will start their season on September 18th when they take on the South Fayette Lions at 8:30 in Mt. Lebanon. This year the players will have to work to defend the...

Benefits of Club Sports

Benefits of Club Sports

May 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

There are many reasons why a high school athlete might want to make his or herself better at a sport; because you want to be more marketable for college scouts, you have pressure from parents, or you just want to improve to benefit your high school team, joining a club involving your sport can benef...

{March Madness}

{March Madness}

Julian Sanks, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

  March Madness had a lot of ups and downs this year; Duke went out early, the Lonzo Ball hype train was filled. March Madness is the time when everyone just thinks that they know everything about basketball when they really don’t, and they bandwagon on a certain player or team. Mar...

Knoch Spring Sports

Knoch Spring Sports

Julian Sanks, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

This is just a brief preview of Knoch spring sports and you will be reading some interviews of Knoch athletes. Some sports to watch for is Track because of Jordan Geist, who committed to Arizona and Baseball because of Dominic Bucco who is going to Kent State. We urge you to go out and support the team...

Can You Life 770 Chickens? Corey Payne Can!

Can You Life 770 Chickens? Corey Payne Can!

Taylor Lambert, Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

On Saturday February 25, a few Knoch Knights (and some alum’s) competed in the Sons of Thunder power-lifting competition. Individually and as a team, the knights dominated. They were the Sons of Thunder 2017 Steel City Strongest Team!! The team consisted of two freshman, two juniors, one senior, and tw...

What’s It Like To Be Geist?

What’s It Like To Be Geist?

Stetson Mead, Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

Jordan Geist: a name almost every student has come to know over the past few years. If you’re one of the few people who hasn’t heard of him: what rock do you live under and may I move in until this whole “politics” thing blows over? For the rest of us, Jordan Geist has become a household nam...

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