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SWIM TEAM READY TO MAKE A SPLASH

SWIM TEAM READY TO MAKE A SPLASH

GG Murgia, Editor

December 13, 2017

The small, but mighty swim team is looking forward to another successful season. Led by coach Seth Urffer, the team sent every team member to districts last year and the majority of competitors moved on to states. Each member of the swim team had great success in post-season meets. Standout sophomore...

SLATER BASKETBALL HOPES FOR COLONIAL REPEAT

SLATER BASKETBALL HOPES FOR COLONIAL REPEAT

Tatum Strohe, Reporter

December 8, 2017

Bangor boys basketball gets the Slater community thrilled every Winter with hopes of another championship. This season, there are high expectations for the boys as they have several returning varsity members and worked resiliently throughout the offseason.  Seniors Hunter Kish (center), Ryan Baile...

BAND DEPARTMENT BRINGS MAGIC TO DISNEYLAND

BAND DEPARTMENT BRINGS MAGIC TO DISNEYLAND

Kaley Casagrande, Reporter

December 8, 2017

The BHS band department is looking forward to a magical performance on Saturday, December 9 in The Magic Kingdom of Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida. With over a year of planning under their belt and multiple fundraisers consisting of fruit sales, wreaths, and cheesecakes, the band department...

GIRLS BASKETBALL COMING BACK STRONG

GIRLS BASKETBALL COMING BACK STRONG

Kaley Casagrande, Reporter

December 8, 2017

Leading up to their first game of the season, the BHS girls basketball team is hoping to come back as strong as last year. Finishing 20-6 last season, the team looks promising with hopes that the underclassman can fill the shoes of the 2017 graduates. “Coming in my freshman season, I am excited...

HOW THE MARCHING BAND WORKS

HOW THE MARCHING BAND WORKS

Allyson Heard, Editor

December 7, 2017

The Slater marching band is known for their multitude of awards, catchy tunes, and beautifully executed halftime performances. Coordinating a band that big is no easy task and takes months to plan.   Mr. Hahn recently answered the questions we've all been wondering; how do you direct the band?  How lon...

WRESTLERS READY TO RUMBLE

WRESTLERS READY TO RUMBLE

Allyson Heard, Editor

December 7, 2017

The Slaters ended their last season with a record of 8-3, advanced to districts, and sent two wrestlers to regionals; the team is looking to continue their success.  This season, the Slaters have a change up in their coaching staff. Long-time coach Rick Thompson retired from his legendary career...

SENIORS TAKE ALL IN POWDERPUFF FACE-OFF

SENIORS TAKE ALL IN POWDERPUFF FACE-OFF

Kaley Casagrande, Reporter

December 4, 2017

The annual powderpuff tournament featured a battle between the classes and was held at Paul Farnan field November 10. Keeping with tradition, the senior class came out on top with the championship title. The first round of preliminaries began with a match-up of the seniors and freshmen where the seniors...

CHEERLEADING SENIOR NIGHT HONORS TWO SPIRITED SLATERS

CHEERLEADING SENIOR NIGHT HONORS TWO SPIRITED SLATERS

Katie Snyder, Reporter

December 1, 2017

Enthusiastic crowds cheered and applauded as co-captains Martina Sell and Hailey Setzer walked across the football field with their parents at the start of senior night, October 13. Both cheerleaders have been cheering side by side since they were six, and now that they are seniors, they look back...

SLATER CHEERLEADERS COMPETE IN COLONIAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP

SLATER CHEERLEADERS COMPETE IN COLONIAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP

Meagan Hoffman, Editor

December 1, 2017

  The Slater cheerleaders finished an impressive third place in the game day division at the Colonial League Championship on November 9. Competing against other schools in the area, the Slaters brought their best routines to the floor. “There was so much adrenaline rushing through all of us. W...

FIELD HOCKEY PLACES SECOND AT DISTRICTS

FIELD HOCKEY PLACES SECOND AT DISTRICTS

Sara Phillips, Editor

November 20, 2017

  The field hockey team placed 3rd in Colonial League and 2nd in District XI. The girls ended with an outstanding record of 16-4 with guidance from head coach Lisa Kienzle.  "I was most proud of my girls for overcoming different challenges that we faced during the season," Kienzle said. "Especially thinking about the post season, they were down in sem...

LADY SLATERS SOCCER RECAP

LADY SLATERS SOCCER RECAP

Meagan Hoffman, Editor

November 13, 2017

  Under the direction of head coach Ken Wilson, the Lady Slaters soccer team battled all season and ended up 7-11. Captains Kylee Will (forward), Montana Cassaro (goalie), Alayna Menecola (midfielder), and Sophia Rossetti (defense) led the team through a season of ups and down. Despite their ro...

DEBOER AND MATHEWSON GO DOWN IN SLATER HISTORY

DEBOER AND MATHEWSON GO DOWN IN SLATER HISTORY

Tatum Strohe, Reporter

November 10, 2017

The Bangor football team ended the 20-year home game losing streak in the Bangor Pen Argyl rivalry with the help of two standout players, Garrett DeBoer and Haakon Mathewson. Speedy sophomore DeBoer was able to dodge Pen Argyl’s defense as he scored two touchdowns and ran for over 225 yards, bringing...

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