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Gordon is Gone Features Sports 

Gordon is Gone

On Tuesday, October 17, the Boston Celtics played their season opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers and took a loss on and off of the court. The Celtic’s small forward Gordon Hayward took a serious injury and the team finished 99-102. With 6 minutes and 45 seconds left in the first quarter, Hayward, number 20, went up in the air at the basket to receive an alley-oop and got bumped by Lebron James. Upon going down from the jump, Hayward landed awkwardly on his left leg. His leg was instantly distorted,…

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Giving Gallons Features 

Giving Gallons

On Thursday, November 2, the Northern Bedford student council hosted a Red Cross blood drive. Students and parents met in the gym throughout the day to donate and volunteer to assist the donors. Student council also donated $50 in order to buy pizza for those giving. With 46 presenting donors, the drive was a success. There were 37 units of blood collected in total. That is approximately 4 and a half gallons of blood! 15 student council members volunteered and senior Allie Cottle supervised the drive. “It was a great…

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Don’t Dock DACA News Politics 

Don’t Dock DACA

DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was a program set up by past president Barack Obama, but current President Donald Trump would like to do away with this program by March 2018. This program allowed underage, undocumented illegal immigrants to avoid deportation and be able to go to college and get a job. This gives them a chance at life in the United States. It is a program that was started in 2012 and has helped a lot of young immigrants drug to America in hopes of a better…

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The Amazing Art Addition Features News 

The Amazing Art Addition

There is a new addition to the Northern Bedford family this fall, Coryn Snyder. As the beloved Mrs. Lowery retired, the school has gained a new art teacher. Reigning from East Freedom and graduating from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in Art Education, Mrs. Snyder, and not the English teacher, is Northern Bedford’s newest art teacher. Mrs. Snyder was born and raised in the Cove and spent much of her time with family. “I grew up in Roaring Spring; I remember playing outside often. My brother…

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Sparring With the Spartans Sports Winter Sports 

Sparring With the Spartans

The varsity girls basketball team battled the McConnellsburg Spartans on home court on Thursday, December 17, and lost with a score of 63-66. The starting line-up for this game was senior forward Makenzie Eshelman, junior forward Emma Eckenroad, and junior guards Jostin Ebersole, Sydney Snyder, and Peyton Leidy. Snyder scored the most points with a grand total of 25 and Eckenroad fell just behind her with 21. Ebersole took the lead for rebounds with 5 and Eckenroad had 4. Leidy and Snyder tied for having the most assists, both having…

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Varsity Girls Take on the Indians Sports Winter Sports 

Varsity Girls Take on the Indians

On Monday, December 14, the varsity girls basketball team took on the Southern Fulton Indians and lost with a score of 49-52. The starting line-up for this game was senior forward Makenzie Eshelman, junior forward Emma Eckenroad, and junior guards Sydney Snyder, Peyton Leidy, and Jostin Ebersole. Snyder took the lead for scoring with 15 points. Following close behind her was Eckenroad with 11 points and sophomore Makenzie Gates with 10. Eckenroad and Snyder tied for the lead in rebounds with each of them having 7. Snyder also had 3 assists…

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The Singing Panthers Music 

The Singing Panthers

The 2015-16 show choir, officially The Singing Panthers Show Choir, is a group comprised of seven talented high school students who love to sing and perform. The Singing Panthers Show Choir learn two programs a year: a holiday program, which they perform at multiple places, and one to do in the late winter/spring.  They rehearse usually once or twice a week.  Members this year are seniors Christopher Benner, Ethan Eckenroad and Bailey Musselman, sophomores Sabrina Long and Baylee Swope, and freshmen Mara Laird and Madison Cottle.  The director is Mrs….

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Varsity Girls Off to a Slow Start Sports Winter Sports 

Varsity Girls Off to a Slow Start

Varsity girls basketball got off to a slow start losing their first game 29-39 to Claysburg on Friday, December 4.The starting line-up for the game was senior forward Makenzie Eshelman, junior forward Emma Eckenroad, and junior guards Sydney Snyder, Jostin Ebersole, and Peyton Leidy. Out of their 29 points, Eckenroad was the high scorer with a total of 9 points and Eshelman fell just behind her with 7 points. Eshelman took the lead for rebounds with 10 and Eckenroad and Snyder each had 8. Ebersole and Snyder both had 2…

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Texas Protecting Our Future Editorials News 

Texas Protecting Our Future

On Tuesday, December 15, lawmakers from Austin, Texas suggested that refugees coming in from Syria undergo lie-detector tests, or polygraphs, to decipher which ones could be a part of ISIS or any Islamic extremist groups. According to the Bedford Gazette, the plan is being hatched as state leaders defended suing the U.S. government in so-far-unsuccessful efforts to keep families fleeing the war-torn Middle Eastern country out of the state. Lie detector tests would be an easier way to ensure that there are no extremists that could be potentials in upcoming…

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Panthers Take on Devils Fall Sports Sports 

Panthers Take on Devils

On Monday, October 5 girls varsity volleyball took on the Bellwood Devils. The panthers started out a little slow losing the first game 25-11. They went into the second game with a strong will and only lost by 2 with the final score being 26-24. They couldn’t keep that up into the third game though, losing it 25-20. High scorers from Northern Bedford was Emma Eckenrode with 10 kills and 6 digs, Courtney Bowser with 8 assists, and Morgan Kichman with 15 serve points. The high scorers from Bellwood were…

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