Streety Puts Pen To Paper

Jack Kinsman

December 2, 2019

All little kids dream of playing at the next level in their sport. College athletics is the place most athletes want to play. To achieve this goal, athletes find themselves putting in hours upon hours of work. Hopefully,  the day comes when an athlete gets to sign their National Letter of Intent.  ...

“National Letter of Intent Signing Day”

“National Letter of Intent Signing Day”

Max Streety, Staff reporter

December 2, 2019

Recently, on November 13, 2019, six student athletes from Orchard Park High School participated in their school’s NLI signing event. Students in the picture are (left to right), Sophia Machowski (St. Bonaventure, Cross country) , Abby Ryan (Robert Morris, Volleyball), Brooke Becker (Providence, Ho...

The Spygate Scandal of Baseball

The Spygate Scandal of Baseball

Ben Ratajczak, Staff reporter

December 2, 2019

Cheating in professional sports has always been a thing; however, it is very different from gaining a competitive advantage, as people like to call it. Cheating is illegal to do in sports, and it disqualifies the person or the team from competing even if they don’t get caught because it is unfair, wh...

OP girls’ cross country wins the section for the first time in 15 years

OP girls’ cross country wins the section for the first time in 15 years

Chloe Ippolito, Staff reporter

December 2, 2019

For the first time in fifteen years the Orchard Park Girls' Cross Country team won their section championship and were able to travel to the States meet in Plattsburgh. The top seven girls on the team qualified to run in the meet, including junior Olivia Ippolito.  Olivia has been running cross country since ...

Krueger’s Sabres hit a stumbling block after hot start

Krueger’s Sabres hit a stumbling block after hot start

Jack Kinsman, Staff reporter

November 15, 2019

After a red-hot rush out of the gate, The Buffalo Sabres, under first year coach Ralph Krueger, have hit a bit of a stumbling block. Despite the fact that in recent years they haven’t be anything to cheer about, this season started off optimistically.  There have been some bumps sine then, but  it ...

Orchard Park Girls Tennis Dominates at Sectionals

Orchard Park Girls Tennis Dominates at Sectionals

Ellie Tinnesz , Staff reporter

November 15, 2019

The Orchard Park girls' tennis team played at Miller Tennis Center on October 25 and 26  for the Section VI title. After making it through the first round at ECICs and defeating many of the teams there, both of the Orchard Park doubles teams advanced to sectionals and then to the sectional finals. ...

The Boston Red Sox: their 2018 triumph to their 2019 downfall

The Boston Red Sox:  their 2018 triumph to their 2019 downfall

Jack Schmelzinger, Staff reporter

November 13, 2019

One of the biggest surprises of the 2019 Major League Baseball season has been the collapse of the Boston Red Sox. After leading the league with 108 wins in 2018 (a total only six teams in MLB history have eclipsed), the Red Sox have seen their win total drop significantly this year and were officially e...

Can Orchard Park win it all? UPDATE

Can Orchard Park win it all? UPDATE

Chad Gloss, Staff reporter

November 7, 2019

Going into the Sectional Final game against Lancaster, the Orchard Park Quakers are 8-1 after a 21-14 victory over Bennett Friday Nnght.  The Quakers and the Legends faced off week five and the Quakers came back from a 20-7 deficit to win 21-20.   “I believe that OP can win a section based on their good menta...

Cross Country championships preview

Cross Country championships preview

Jason Kincaid, Sports editor

November 1, 2019

The ECICs meet at East Aurora High School gave a great preview for the Section VI championships coming up on November 8. The overall meet champion, Pioneer’s Brody Jones, now has a great mental advantage for the class B championships but still has his work cut out for him. His teammate Jerad Hediger...

Football update: OPHS Defeated Hutch Tech 41-6; on to Bennett HS in the semis at OPHS on Friday!

Football update:  OPHS Defeated Hutch Tech 41-6; on to Bennett HS in the semis at OPHS on Friday!

Staff

October 29, 2019

OP football will now play Bennett on Friday, November 1 at OPHS Time:  7 p.m.

UPDATE: OPHS boys’ soccer is in the Section VI Finals vs. Lancaster!

UPDATE: OPHS boys’ soccer is in the Section VI Finals vs. Lancaster!

October 29, 2019

Class AA championship at Sweet Home on Saturday OPHS takes on Lancaster at 7pm Saturday! ...

This season isn’t over yet-Orchard Park boys’ soccer

This season isn’t over yet-Orchard Park boys’ soccer

Ben Ratajczak, Staff reporter

October 25, 2019

Soccer has forever been one of the largest growing and most popular sports in the world due to its presence in the foreign nations. Now, it is greatly increasing its popularity within the United States and in the younger generations growing up. Zac Poloncarz is a two year varsity player and starter as a...

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