THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

NFL’S FIRST QUARTER OFFERS SURPRISES, EXCITEMENT

NFL’S FIRST QUARTER OFFERS SURPRISES, EXCITEMENT

Robert Blaine, Reporter

October 4, 2013

With four weeks in the books, almost every team in the National Football League already has played four games.  So far, this season has been anything but normal.  The Kansas City Chiefs, who went 2-14 last season, have already doubled last season's win total.  The New York Giants, only two years removed...

ROGER FEDERER’S CAREER COMING TO AN END?

ROGER FEDERER’S CAREER COMING TO AN END?

Robert Blaine, Reporter

October 1, 2013

After Roger Federer bowed out in straight sets to number 19 seed Tommy Robredo in the fourth round of the US Open, many are questioning how much the former world number-one has left in the tank.  Federer has only captured one title during his 2013 season, his lowest count since 2001. Junior Chris Na...

‘NOLES 2013 VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM FACES STIFF TEST TO RETURN TO PLAYOFFS

‘NOLES 2013 VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM FACES STIFF TEST TO RETURN TO PLAYOFFS

Max Schuman, Sports Manager

September 17, 2013

As another school year begins, the time-honored fall tradition of varsity football makes its way back to the fields and Friday nights of Seminole High School. After losing many key players from last season’s playoff squad to graduation, new head coach Kerry Wiggins and a group of new team leaders...

PANTHERS POUNCE, HAND SEMINOLE SECOND LOSS OF SEASON

PANTHERS POUNCE, HAND SEMINOLE SECOND LOSS OF SEASON

Max Schuman, Sports Manager

September 16, 2013

The Dr. Phillips High School Panthers looked every bit of the regional powerhouse that they are in dispatching the Seminole High School varsity football team Friday night, 42-7. Senior runningback Joe Baker rushed 19 times for 90 yards in the loss, and junior quarterback NewK Tillman took a quarterback...

PED USE PLAGUES MAJOR AMERICAN SPORTS

PED USE PLAGUES MAJOR AMERICAN SPORTS

Robert Blaine, Reporter

September 16, 2013

Many thought that  the "Steroid Era," which had rocked Major League Baseball in the '90s, was over with the implementation of Performance Enhancing Drug (PED) testing in 2003.  The issue never seemed to fade away as numerous players were brought to trial, infamously headlined by names such as Roger C...

‘NOLES BOUNCE BEARS TO OPEN SEASON

‘NOLES BOUNCE BEARS TO OPEN SEASON

Max Schuman, Sports Manager

September 2, 2013

The 2013 varsity football season began with a bang for Seminole High School, as the 'Noles beat Winter Springs comfortably, 21-0. Junior quarterback Horonadis "NewK" Tillman and senior runningback Joe Baker paced a potent running attack that wore down the Bears over the course of the game. The pair...

EDITORIAL: NBA OFFSEASON: WINNERS AND LOSERS

EDITORIAL: NBA OFFSEASON:  WINNERS AND LOSERS

Robert Blaine, Reporter

August 24, 2013

This article is a summary of the NBA offseason including the draft, free agency, and trades.  Five teams have been categorized as winners and five as losers.  The "winners" took advantage of their resources to better their teams for the future, while the "losers" lost out on the potential to do so. ...

MIAMI HEAT TAKE FINALS IN 7 BEHIND HISTORIC GAME 6 COMEBACK

MIAMI HEAT TAKE FINALS IN 7 BEHIND HISTORIC GAME 6 COMEBACK

Robert Blaine, Reporter

August 24, 2013

In the 2013 NBA Finals, the Miami Heat overcame incredible odds to eke out their second straight championship against the San Antonio Spurs in seven games. In a series which was defined by streaks, it was only fitting that the team which ran off a near NBA record 27 consecutive wins would emerge ...

ORLANDO CITY MAKES NAME

ORLANDO CITY MAKES NAME

Andrew Miller, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2013

The word football in America draws connotations of a hard-hitting gauntlet of world-class athletes. A misnomer, the word was borrowed from its original titleholders in England, who, in fact, actually play the sport with their feet. The other type of football is growing increasingly more popular throughout...

NEW CRICKET TEAM EMERGES

NEW CRICKET TEAM EMERGES

Aaisha Sanaullah, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2013

The following article was published as a part of The Seminole's 2013 April Fool's issue! The information, quotations, statistics, and other content is completely fictitious and should not be considered a true representation of the school, the administration, or other governing entities. Cricket is...

ARE MORE STUDENTS BEING LAX FOR LIFE?

ARE MORE STUDENTS BEING LAX FOR LIFE?

Jillian Lachcik, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2013

Football, baseball, and basketball; the three most famous “American sports” have been in the spotlight for years. But now, another sport is slowly but surely taking the lead from these classic sports: lacrosse. Lacrosse has a Native American origin, and uses a small rubber ball and a long-handled...

RAVENS SOAR PAST 49ERS IN SUPER BOWL XLVII

RAVENS SOAR PAST 49ERS IN SUPER BOWL XLVII

Max Schuman, Sports Editor

February 5, 2013

After six months and 267 regular season and post games, the Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers and won Super Bowl XLVII, 34-31. The Ravens bolted out to a 28-6 lead early in the third quarter after a 108 yard kickoff return by the Ravens' Jacoby Jones and three first-half touchdown...