2017 Orchard Park Quakers Varsity Football Season Predictions and Results

2017 Orchard Park Quakers Varsity Football Season Predictions and Results

Hunter Lobur-Cummins, Sports Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Hello everyone, it’s Hunter Lobur Cummins here with regular season game-by-game predictions for the 2017 Orchard Park Quakers Varsity Football Season.  It should be a fun one, so without further ado, let’s get down to business!   Week One: home vs. McKinley Macks (Friday 9/1/17) ...

Buffalo Bandits: Buffalo’s Diamond in the Rough of Sports Teams

Buffalo Bandits: Buffalo’s Diamond in the Rough of Sports Teams

Victoria Wraight, Entertainment editor

May 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

Any sports fan living in Buffalo can probably relay the history of the local football and hockey teams, the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres, with ease. Said fan is most likely equipped with a vast knowledge of key players, coaches, games, seasons, and groundbreaking events from the two teams, as well...

Orchard Park tackles tough game against Kenmore

Orchard Park tackles tough game against Kenmore

Victoria Krastev, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Coming from their previous game against Canisius, winning 19-15, Orchard Park Rugby played their second game of the season against Kenmore on Friday, April 28. Players Brent Humphrey, Mike Young, Jack Gorzynski, and Will Mann out with injury, leaving them with only seventeen eligible players. This game...

NBA 2017 Playoffs: Will the Champs be Dethroned?

NBA 2017 Playoffs: Will the Champs be Dethroned?

Alex Senft, Sports Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under Current Media Buzz, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

  As the current NBA season ends, the world is left in shock and awe. This year was marked as the “Year of the Triple-Double" because this year more players earned triple-doubles than in any year prior. Russell Westbrook led the way with 42, breaking Oscar Robertson’s record of 41 in 1962....

March Madness in the 716

March Madness in the 716

Frankie Weiss, Staff reporter

April 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

With the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship tonight, a look back at the tournament weekend in the city of Buffalo is in order.  Buffalo was home to the first and second rounds of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.  The people of Buffalo only get to see this tournament once in a blue moon, which...

Spring athletes gear up for another season

Spring athletes gear up for another season

Katherine Duffek, Sports Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

 As spring begins, so does Orchard Park high school's spring sports season. On March 6, both the junior varsity and varsity teams of softball, baseball, track and field, lacrosse, boys tennis, and rugby began their practices. After a successful 2016 season from all of the teams, they all plan on sho...

Katrina Wardner: Senior Season and Future Plans

Katrina Wardner: Senior Season and Future Plans

Olivia Sapio, Staff reporter

March 13, 2017


Filed under School and Community Profiles, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Student Life, Student Profiles

Katrina Wardner is a senior at Orchard Park High School who was a part of the girls' swimming and diving team for all four years of high school. This past year she had a very accomplished senior season and is looking forward to her years as a collegiate athlete. She competed at States all four years...

Orchard Park Swimmer Alec Hoch Helps His Team Compete At State Championships

Orchard Park Swimmer Alec Hoch Helps His Team Compete At State Championships

Philip Choroser, Staff reporter

March 10, 2017


Filed under School and Community Profiles, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Student Life, Student Profiles, Uncategorized

It was an exhilarating weekend for the Orchard Park varsity swim team as they participated in the annual NYSPHSAA Federation Championship meet in East Meadow, New York. The undeniable star of the team was freestyler Alec Hoch.  “It was fun and it was a great life experience with my team,” sai...

Duffy Swims His Way to States

Duffy Swims His Way to States

Nathan Castilloux, Staff reporter

March 10, 2017


Filed under School and Community Profiles, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Student Life, Student Profiles

I interviewed Sean Duffy, a senior at Orchard Park High School, who plays an active role in the Orchard Park athletics community. He was interviewed by personal messaging due to being in Nassau County (Long Island) for the Boys’ State Swim Championship Meet. Sean first became a part of the swim...

Reinflating the Deflategate: Don’t Poke The GOAT

Reinflating the Deflategate: Don’t Poke The GOAT

Alexander Senft, Sports editor

February 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Just when the world thought Deflategate had come to an end, it is back again. It was the only story any SportsCenter anchor wanted to talk about during the 2015 offseason, but with it reappearing in recent news regarding Tom Brady's four game suspension for the start of the 2016-2017 season some may...

Orchard Park High School Athletics Alumni, a List That Goes on for Ages

Orchard Park High School Athletics Alumni, a List That Goes on for Ages

Patrick Gavigan, Staff reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Showcase, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

When people first think of Orchard Park, they first think about the rich athletic history the school has. However, they aren’t wrong. Orchard Park has had many players go pro in many different sports and succeeded. Kyle Hoppy is one of those people. He was drafted in the 28th round of the MLB Draft...

BCS National Championship one for the ages

BCS National Championship one for the ages

Alex Senft, Sports editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under Current Media Buzz, Entertainment, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

At he end of the season, relief strikes both teams; however, it  also instills fear into both of their opponents. In the third FBS National Playoff Championships, the number four seed Clemson Tigers were to face off against the number one ranked team since August of 2016 -the Alabama Crimson Tide. After...

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