The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

Connor Smith

Connor Smith, Staff Writer

Connor Smith is a senior at NASH and is a rookie writer for The Uproar. Connor is a pitcher on the North Allegheny Baseball Team and plays golf and basketball in his free time. He enjoys watching baseball and football, especially the Pirates. Connor plans on studying Sports Journalism and Sports Science in college.

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Schall Ball

Schall Ball

May 9, 2022

How long have you been playing volleyball? I started playing volleyball competitively when I was 11 but have been practicing around the gym and watching it pretty much my entire life. What's your...

One More for Number Four

One More for Number Four

April 7, 2022

Over the last decade, there hasn’t been a more dominating high school volleyball program in Pennsylvania than North Allegheny. The girls captured their fifth straight state championship in the fall,...

Jasmine Timmerson was named All-Section First Team.

Lady Ballers

March 28, 2022

Just before the spring season swings into full gear, let’s take some time to appreciate the greatness of the NA Girls' Basketball season. While the season may not have ended with a cutting down of...

Opinion: Why are so many website blocked?

Opinion: Why are so many website blocked?

March 25, 2022

It has happened to all of us.  You're online doing research for a school assignment and discover that a site you need access to is blocked.  While it's understandable that a school district needs to...

Stat Stories / Ep2

March 17, 2022

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers rolls out to throw in the Pro Bowl

Everything Wrong with the Pro Bowl

February 14, 2022

The Pro Bowl has slowly declined in entertainment value over the years. Long gone are the days of Larry Allen benching 50 reps of 225, Brett Favre throwing a football the length of the field, and Sean...

Unreasonable Hooligans

February 11, 2022

A Review of Prime Hydration

A Review of Prime Hydration

January 27, 2022

Merely two weeks ago, famous Influencers Logan Paul and KSI -- YouTube personalities and semi-professional boxers -- started a new business endeavor that took quite a bit more time and effort than simply...

The Curious Case of the MLB CBA

The Curious Case of the MLB CBA

January 20, 2022

The 2022-2023 Major League baseball season is in jeopardy of a lockout considering as of right now no player is under contract. The collective bargaining agreement, or CBA, expired a few weeks ago and...

Ben Roethlisberger salutes the crowd for the final time at Heinz two weekends ago after a victory over the Browns.

Thank You, Ben

January 10, 2022

It may seem too soon to bid farewell, given the Steelers unlikely last-minute playoff berth over the weekend, but we can be fairly certain that longtime quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has played his last...

NABAnews Update #3

December 14, 2021

Dick Night Train Lane at a pre-season photo shoot for the 1960s Detroit Lions

Top 10 Sports Nicknames of All Time

December 9, 2021

You can’t have a top ten sports nicknames list without sparking some controversy. So let me set some guidelines on how I judged these nicknames and where they land. First of all, the nicknames can’t...

NABAnews Update #2

December 7, 2021

East vs. West

December 3, 2021

With a little help from a Red Bull or coffee, youll be energized for any task in sight.

Stunting the Stigma

November 23, 2021

For years, caffeine has been at the forefront of many conspiracies and false accusations. Slandered by parents, coffee is labeled as a dangerous substance -- at least for teenagers. Typically, we are told...

Harron Lee kicks a field goal in the rain during a home Pink Out game

Kickers Are People, Too

October 26, 2021

The North Allegheny Football Team's offense isn’t shy about scoring points, rushing for multiple touchdowns almost every game, and passing for quite a few as well.  Last week's 65-13 rout over Hempfield...

Oct 16, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Boston Red Sox center fielder Enrique Hernandez (5) and third baseman Rafael Devers (11) celebrate after the Red Sox defeated the Houston Astros in game two of the 2021 ALCS at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

A Different Final Four

October 20, 2021

As the MLB season comes to a close, we get to see the elite of the elite baseball teams battle each other out for seven grueling and utterly entertaining bouts on the diamond to see who deserves to take...

The Triangle Jockey

October 1, 2021

The boys prepare to take on Butler with a pregame pep talk

Best Feet Forward

September 27, 2021

The Boys' Soccer Team is off to a less than ideal start this year. Their 3-3 record in the section is a disappointment, but the players believe these losses aren’t indicative of the talent they possess...

Pirates General Manager Ben Cherington has big plans for the Buccos.

The Best GM in Sports?

September 3, 2021

After the Pirates decided to part ways with their longtime General Manager Neil Huntington, the position was vacant for quite some time. Hiring a General Manager is a long and lengthy process that has...

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