Friday Night Rights

Friday Night Rights

Dustin Schlagel, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

Knoch Knights’ football has started off the season well. Surprisingly well. After an underwhelming season where the Knights just barely missed the playoffs, they are 5-1. Four of the wins have been section games. Running back Matt Goodlin broke the single season rushing yards record last year,...

Don’t Run From This Article, Run for Knoch!

Don’t Run From This Article, Run for Knoch!

Sammy Jo Barnes, Video Editor

June 4, 2019

This article is long like a cross country race, but both are worth it.  Please, don’t leave me just yet--I know running for fun seems like a bad idea, but I promise you--it isn’t. “Most people don’t know that cross country runners have a lot of fun,” said freshman Elyse Chess.  “I feel...

Learn. Dream. Live. Run.

Learn. Dream. Live. Run.

Sammy Jo Barnes, Video Editor

April 17, 2019

“Girls on the Run is so much fun!” This rhymed phrase, shouted in unison, is what I hear most after taking part in a Girls on the Run practice over at the Primary school Tuesday afternoon. What started as a small group of thirteen runners in North Carolina turned into a world-wide movement....

Let’s Get That Bread- Spring sports comin’ at you

Fiona O'Rorke, Sports Editor

April 17, 2019

As the snow melts and the sunshine is coming out, students who are playing pring sports are kicking it in high gear in hopes to make it further than previous seasons. For some students, this is their last season to represent Knoch, so making this season the best is a necessity! Although getting outs...

Who’s Who: Knoch Football

Who’s Who: Knoch Football

Grace Phillips, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

  “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

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...

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