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Lady Panthers Are On A Roll Sports Winter Sports 

Lady Panthers Are On A Roll

The NBC girls’ basketball team keeps a winning streak going as they play for their third week. The Lady Panthers started off the first win of the week at Forbes Road on Thursday, December 19th, with the final score of 61-43. Hannah Drenning had a leading score of 23 points. Sydney Snyder followed with 18 points and three assists. Emma Eckenroad also contributed to the Lady Panthers with 10 points, while Makenzie Eshelman had nine rebounds and two steals. Coach Eckenroad stated “It was nice to get a road win…

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Northern Bedford FBLA Shines Focus News 

Northern Bedford FBLA Shines

By: Mary Messersmith On Wednesday Dec 11 2013, the Northern Bedford Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competed in the Region 5 Leadership Conference at the University of Pittsburgh in Johnstown. Shaylie Finnegan, Rosetta Amato, Clay Wegrzynowicz, and Mikayla Gates are just a few of those who competed in Pittsburgh. To your left are the NB students who are going on to states in April at Hershey: Morgan Mellot-Business Procedures, Jori Houck-Marketing, Collin Hess-Cyber Security, Caplin Lingenfelter-Cyber Security, Mikayla Gates-Public Speaking II, Rosetta Amato-Future Business Leader, Colton Peters-Introduction to Information…

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Musical Students Express their Talent Arts Music 

Musical Students Express their Talent

Just this November, at Bedford High School, Northern Bedford’s best musicians went to county band to play along with others from around the county. The two day event consisted of nearly one hundred students from Bedford, Everett, Tussey Mountain, and Northern Bedford, all selected students with a high intelligence of music. The whole thing was fairly busy, all the students practiced together, starting their day at nine in the morning and ending around four and four thirty.  To start off, the students set up all of their equipment, the most…

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Girls Basketball Wins Against McConnellsburg Sports Winter Sports 

Girls Basketball Wins Against McConnellsburg

After fighting a tough loss against the Lady Bulldogs of Claysburg, the NBC Lady Panthers pull out a win against the McConnellsburg Lady Spartans. This game was held at Northern Bedford on Wednesday, December 11, 2013. The final score was 69-62. It was a very close and tight game. Sydney Snyder led the team with 27 points, five assists, and four steals. Hannah Drenning contributed to the team with 16 points and three steals. Also, Kathrine Fink had 10 rebounds. Coach Todd Eckenroad stated “I was really pleased with how…

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Congress seeks to avoid another shutdown News 

Congress seeks to avoid another shutdown

The House of Representatives will vote Thursday in Washington on a bipartisan budget deal designed to avoid another government shutdown similar to the one that occurred from early to mid October. The bill was the work of Republican Paul Ryan and Democrat Patty Murray, both of whom chair their respective houses’ budget committees. The deal was designed largely to eliminate any potential for another inconvenient government shutdown, which cripples the government in key areas such as spending, benefits, and law enforcement. Sequesters, hefty tax cuts that go into affect as…

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Lady Panther Basketball is Back! Uncategorized 

Lady Panther Basketball is Back!

Weeks of non-stop practice leads to the Northern Bedford Girls’ Basketball team to come back into action. The team is back with only two returning lettermen, Hannah Drenning and Lana Gochnour. With the loss of over half of last year’s team due to graduation, this will be an opportunity for the newer and younger players to step up and fill their shoes. Head coach, Todd Eckenroad believes the team’s biggest strength is their positive attitude. His biggest concern for this year’s team is the lack of size, which will hurt…

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NHS participates in Operation Christmas Child News 

NHS participates in Operation Christmas Child

Members of the NHS chose to support the Operation Christmas Child charity drive this holiday season as a way to participate in the spirit of the season by giving to those less fortunate than us here in the United States. Children in third world countries fight to survive on a daily basis; they struggle to meet even the most basic of their needs. Many of these children would never know the simple childhood experience of unwrapping a Christmas present if not for Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child is run…

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Angels in the Community Uncategorized 

Angels in the Community

The Angels Among Us program is organized by Mrs. Bowser, with the help of student leaders and the rest of the tenth grade girls that deliver clothing to children in need.  So far, there was a Craft and Bake Sale program, with many vendors and the students dressed as elves to help everything go along smoothly.  People in our community make an effort to donate clothes, shoes, and money which helps very much.  The girls’ locker room is full of many items of clothing for tiny babies to adults that…

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Nelson Mandela passes away at 95 News 

Nelson Mandela passes away at 95

Former South African president and world icon Nelson Mandela died yesterday evening at his home in Johannesburg, South Africa at the age of 95. Nelson Mandela is famous for his perseverance in the face of adversity, most notably his 27 year imprisonment on antigovernment charges. He was the leader of an antiapartheid revolution to end the unfair treatment of South Africa’s black population by the then current regime. After being convicted of antiapartheid activities by his government, crimes punishable in some instances by death, he was jailed until his release…

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Story of the Wild Ones Music Opinion 

Story of the Wild Ones

Formed in 2006, the band Black Veil Brides have made their way to the top all the way from Cincinnati, Ohio.  Their first album was released in 2007, and a second in 2008.  The most recent album is The Wretched and Divine, which just came out in the beginning of 2013.  For the lead vocalist, the group chose Andrew Biersack, who goes by Andy Sixx.  The band mostly performs heavy rock, but with some metal and screaming vocals. Produced by Lava Records/Universal Republic Records, the band’s newest album, The Wretched…

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