Friday, November 9, 2012
The Raiders will take on North Allegheny in the WPIAL football semifinals.
Seneca Valley is heading to the WPIAL AAAA semifinals for the first time in 15 years. The no. 4 seeded Raiders football team defeated the no. 5 seed Mt. Lebanon Blue Devils 32-13 in the WPIAL quarterfinals Friday at North Allegheny High School. The Raiders are now 10-1 overall. “I think this was a big win for us,” said Seneca Valley quarterback Jordan Brown in an interview with ROOT sports. Up next, Seneca Valley will take on undefeated North Allegheny. The defending WPIAL champion Tigers beat the Bethel Park Black Hawks Friday, 42-14. The No. 1 seeded Tigers also handed the Raiders their only loss to in the 2012 season. Seneca Valley receiver Jonathan Dorogy, who had 198 rushing yards Friday, told ROOT sports the Raiders have a friendly …
Friday, November 2, 2012
The Raiders defeat the Spartans by a score of 50-20. Plus, check out our gallery of photos from the game and add your own.
Thanks to Friday’s win over Hempfield, the Seneca Valley football team is heading to the WPIAL AAAA quarterfinals. In a matchup at NexTier stadium, the Raiders defeated the Spartans by a score of 50-20. The no. 4 seeded Raiders are now 9-1 overall. Raiders running back Forrest Barnes had standout game Friday with 100 rushing yards, 104 receiving yards and five touchdowns, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. By the time the second half rolled around, the Raiders led the Spartans 43-0. Quarterback Jordan Brown also broke a record Friday by passing for more than 5,000 total career yards, making him the all-time leading passer at Seneca Valley, the Trib reports. Up next, Seneca Valley will take on No. 5 seed Mt. Lebanon in the …
Saturday, October 20, 2012
The Raiders are now 7-1 overall.
Seneca Valley has another win under their belts. The Raiders defeated the Bethel Park Black Hawks 35-14 in a non-conference matchup at home Friday at NexTier Stadium. Raiders running back Forrest Barnes rushed for 161 yards and had three touchdowns, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Mason Dehart and Ryan McCauley also scored for the Raiders. Seneca Valley quarterback Jordan Brown was 15 of 21 and passed for 161 yards, the PG said. The Raiders are now 7-1 overall. The Black Hawks fall to 5-3. Seneca Valley next takes on the 1-8 Foxes at 7 p.m. Friday at Fox Chapel. Did you attend Friday’s game? Share your photos by uploading them to this article. Just click the “Upload Photos and Videos” button.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Patch gives you a rundown of what's going on around the community.
Prudential Preferred Realty is hosting a Girls Night Out For a Cause from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 at Restaurant Echo in Cranberry. A $20 donation at the door benefits homeless children in Butler County. Only checks or cash are accepted. The shopping event will feature jewelry, purses and clothing! Cheer on the 6-1 Raiders as they take on Bethel Park at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at NexTier Stadium at Seneca Valley’s secondary campus in Jackson Township. Cranberry Library is hosting a teen movie night from 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 19. There will be two movies playing simultaneously in different rooms—a scary movie and a not scary movie. Permission forms for this after hours program can be found on the library website under the Teen Zone…
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Raiders cruise to lopsided 64-14 victory over Connellsville
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Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Cranberry Patch gives you a guide to upcoming school events. Don’t forget, the first day of class is Aug. 28!
It’s happening. The end of summer is around the corner—and that means your students will soon be heading back to school. In preparation for class, there are several important dates for Seneca Valley students, parents and teachers to mark on their calendars. Held Monday, Aug. 20 and Tuesday, Aug. 21, these service days introduce new teachers to the Seneca Valley system. Enjoy a slice of pie and catch a live performance with this event. Pie serving will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23 in the intermediate high school cafeteria. There also will be pie available after the band’s debut performance of its 2012-2013 halftime show featuring the music of Chicago and Earth, Wind and Fire! The band performance kicks off at 6:30 p.m. at NexTier …
Monday, July 16, 2012
Coach Don Holl presents free seminar Weds., July 18 at 5 p.m.
With the Olympics right around the corner, we will hear story after story of how one little girl practiced for hours and hours on a balance beam before she could hardly walk to make it to the podium or how one swimmer has forgone every other activity in his life to become an Olympian swimmer. But should children focus only one sport? Don Holl, head varsity football coach at Seneca Valley High School will address this topic on Wednesday, July 18 at 5 p.m. His presentation is part of the free community education speaker series on wellness and healthy living presented by Revolution Physical Therapy in Cranberry Township. “There are basically two schools of thought out there,” said Holl, a coach for over 21 years. “One says that kids should …
Saturday, October 22, 2011
The Raiders clinch a WPIAL playoff spot with Friday's victory over the North Hills Indians.
It was a battle for a playoff spot in the Quad A WPIAL conference on Friday as the Seneca Valley Raiders took on the North Hills Indians at Martorelli Stadium. North Hills hasn't missed a playoff berth since 1998. Both teams entered Friday night's game with 2-2 conference records—and both teams needed the win. With the final score 21-14, the Raiders' victory guarantees them a spot in the playoffs. The win also eliminates North Hills from playoff contention. The Raiders came out blasting early with a fumble recovery by junior Carson Kessler during kickoff. Two minutes later, senior Oliver Philogene made a 9-yard touchdown run on a reversal from quarterback Jordan Brown. The extra point by Michael Denny put Seneca Valley up 7-0. Forrest …
Friday, October 7, 2011
Pine-Richland marches down the field in the final seconds, but could not pull off the win.
Final: Seneca Valley 29 Pine-Richland 21 For photo galleries of the game, click on Pine-Richland Patch and Cranberry Patch. Fourth Quarter: Seneca Valley 29 Pine-Richland 21 SV - Quarterback Jordan Brown's pass to Troy Witt successful for TD Kick by Michael Denny blocked with 1:31 left. Fourth Quarter: Seneca Valley 23 Pine-Richland 21 SV - Michael Denny kicks 28-yard field goal with 4:11 left in game. End of Third Quarter: Pine-Richland 21 Seneca Valley 20 No scoring in third quarter. Halftime: Pine-Richland 21 Seneca Valley 20 SV - Field goal attempt by Michael Denny no good with seconds left in half. Second Quarter: Seneca Valley 20 Pine-Richland 21 PR- Quarterback Austin Whipple's 65-yard pass play to Luke Merhaut for TD Kick by …