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Today In History..

Nick Malizia, Sports Editor

March 27, 2018

On This Day... -Famous Spaniard, Juan Ponce De Leon begins his first expedition of Florida insearch of the "Fountain of Youth". -The U.S. government establishes a permanent Navy in 1794 -American Director, Quentin Tarantino, best know for his film "Pulp Fiction, was born in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1963. -The Great Alaskan earthquake, with a magnitude of 9.2, causing a tsunami killing 139 people in 1963. The largest U.S....

Today I History..

Nick Malizia, Sports Editor

March 26, 2018

On This Day… -American poet Robert Frost, was born in San Francisco, California in 1874. -Allied troops, led by US Marine Corps, secure the island of Iwo Jima from the Imperial Japanese Army, during World War II, in 1945. -American rapper Eric Wright, Eazy-E, dies at age 31 in 1995. -At the 72nd Academy Awards, “American Beauty” wins five oscars, including best picture and best actor, in 2000. -”Doctor Who”...

Today In History..

Nick Malizia, Sports Editor

March 20, 2018

On This Day... -Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom Cabin is published in 1852. -The Republican Party is organized in Ripon, Wisconsin in 1854. -TV Show host, Mr. Fred Rogers was born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania in 1928. -Ice Hockey Legend, Bobby Orr was born in Parry Sound, Ontario, in 1948. -U.S. President, Barack Obama, becomes first U.S. President to visit Cuba since 1928, in 2016.

Today In History..

Nick Malizia, Sports Editor

March 19, 2018

On This Day... -Gambling is legalized in Nevada in 1931. -Nazi forces occupy Hungary in 1944. -Actor Bruce Willis was born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany in 1955. -Michael Jordan rejoins the Chicago Bulls after 17 months in 1995.

Lettermen’s Club Athlete of the Week

Nick Malizia, Sports Editor

March 13, 2018

Lettermen’s Club Athlete of the Week February 12-17, 2018 400 Freestyle Relay The Boys 400 Freestyle Relay team, which consists of swimmers Michael Marinchak, Donovan Lechman, Gavin Skwirut, Corbin Makar, hit the WPIAL qualifying time at the final meet in the final race of the dual meet season. It has been three years since the Latrobe Boys 400 Freestyle has qualified and swam at the WPIAL Championship meet. Congratulations...

Today in History…

Nick Malizia, Sports Editor

March 13, 2018

On This Day... -Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion in 1618. -The New York Stock Exchange was founded in 1817. -Joe Frazier beat Muhammad Ali in 15 rounds at Madison Square Garden in 1971. -Former Pittsburgh Steeler, Hines Ward was born in Seoul, South Korea, in 1976. -Actor James Van Der Beek was born in Cheshire, Connecticut in 1977. -Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 loses contact and disappears...

Today In History…

Nick Malizia, Sports Editor

March 7, 2018

On This Day… -Alexander Graham Bell is granted a patent for an invention called the “telephone” in 1876. -Actor Bryan Cranston, best known for his portrayal as Walter White/Heisenberg in the show “Breaking Bad”, was born in Canoga Park, California in 1956. -The Beatles made their broadcasting debut on BBC radio in 1962. -A group of civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama are brutally attack by local and state...

Today In History…

Nick Malizia, Sports Editor

March 6, 2018

-Ferdinand Magellan arrives in Guam in 1521. -The U.S. Supreme Court rules that African Americans cannot be U.S. citizens in the Dred Scott case in 1857. -Battle of the Alamo: After a 13 day battle between an army of 30,000 Mexican Troops and 187 members of the Republic of Texas, the fort is captured and all members are killed, in 1836. -Nations of Islam’s leader, Elijah Muhammad, officially gives boxer Cassius Clay the...

Athlete of the Week

Nick Malizia, Sports Editors

February 19, 2018

Letterman's Club Athlete of the Week January 29- February 3, 2018 Rylee Jackson Rylee Jackson earned 8 of 8 first place finishes in two dual meets. Not only winning her 4 individual events, she was also part of 2 relays at each meet and all relays earned first place finishes. Congratulations Rylee!!!

Lettermen’s Club Athlete of the Week

Nick Malizia, Sports Editor

January 29, 2018

Lettermen’s Club   Athlete of the Week December 11- 16, 2017   Laura Graytok Over the first three games of the season, Laura averaged over twenty-eight points per game. Her leadership skills helped to earn her MVP of the opening Indiana Boosters Tournament and was also named Pittsburgh Post Gazette Athlete of the Week. Congratulations Laura!!...

Lettermen’s Club Athlete of the Week

Nick Malizia

January 24, 2018

Lettermen’s Club Athlete of the Week January 8-13, 2018   Mackenzie Markle Senior Makenzie Markle averaged a double-double during the week, scoring 10.5 points per game and grabbing 12.5 rebounds per game, in the Lady Wildcats victories over Obama Academy and Fox Chapel. She also averages 2 steals and 4 deflections per game, while defending the tallest player on the opposing team.  Congratulations...

“Something Strange In The Neighborhood”

Nick Malizia

November 30, 2017

  The Netflix original series Stranger Things has viewers hooked from the very beginning. The 1980s flashback, small town setting and amazing cast impresses fans with every episode. Set in the small town of Hawkins, Indiana, in the mid 80s, a boy named Will Byers is kidnapped by an otherworldly creature, that escaped from a secret government laboratory. The whole town and Will’s best friends go on the hunt looking fo...

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