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The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

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The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

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Manas Kathir

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor

Manas Kathir is currently a senior at NASH who serves as the Senior Class President. He also loves to play sports, hang out with his friends, read books and articles, play percussion, and speak in front of large audiences. Manas got his interest in journalism from Stephen A. Smith. He hopes to become a sports journalist for ESPN one day.

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Six Tigers landed All-Section Honors. Senior Varun Kaveti earned First-Team Honors as a middle blocker.

Respect On Their Name

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor May 24, 2023

As spring sports come to an end, WPIAL playoffs are now front and center, and the Boys' Volleyball team has is doing well. This year has been interesting for the team, as the team lost many seniors, as...

PNC Park has witnessed renewed enthusiasm for the Pirates in the early weeks of the season.

Hope for Better Times

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor April 13, 2023

With spring here and the Penguins playoffs hopes dashed, sports fans in Pittsburgh are turning to baseball. In recent years, not much has been worth celebrating when it comes to the Pittsburgh Pirates,...

Forward Guillermo Diaz Graha had an impressive showing against the Iowa State Cyclones with nine points and eight rebounds.

The New Times Have Arrived

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor March 29, 2023

The Pitt Men's Basketball season has unfortunately come to an end, but it truly feels like a new beginning. After being irrelevant for quite a while, the basketball program seems to be back on its feet...

Senior Spencer Barnett pitches in a showdown against Shaler last year.

The Pressure Is On

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor March 20, 2023

Spring sports are here, and that means many people are shifting their focus to a team that is facing extreme pressure this year: Varsity Baseball. Last year, the team had a successful regular season, but...

Senior Guard Nike Sabande has been very helpful to the team this year, averaging 7.7 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 1.2 assists.

A Change In Culture

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor March 2, 2023

When it comes to basketball, Pittsburgh is not exactly looked at as the ideal city. The NBA does not provide the city of Pittsburgh with a basketball team to root for. Most Pittsburgh basketball fans...

Opinion: NIL is the way to go

Opinion: NIL is the way to go

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor February 22, 2023

The idea of paying student-athletes to appear in promotions has been a debate for a long time, but there is officially a term for it all. NIL, short for name, image, and likeness, has quickly become a...

On January 7th, Damar Hamlin broke silence on his Instagram and voiced how grateful he was for all the support he received after suffering a cardiac arrest.

The #3 Legacy

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor February 2, 2023

For many of us, sports can mean the world. And in our minds, there is only one thing that we think about going into a prime-time game: who is going to win? Regardless of the sport, fans only think...

[Multimedia] The T4L Podcast / Ep3

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor January 9, 2023

Good Talk: Mr. Kyriazis

Good Talk: Mr. Kyriazis

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor January 6, 2023

What was your experience like as a former wrestler for the North Allegheny Boys’ Team?  It was intense. I got a late start to the sport, and North Allegheny was a powerhouse in wrestling (among other...

Junior Ty Iwanonkiw scored seven points in the home opener against the North Hills Indians.

A Bounce Back Story?

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor December 14, 2022

Now that winter sports have arrived, the sport that always makes the most noise during this time of the year is none other than basketball. And although the North Allegheny Basketball Association (NABA)...

Opinion: In the Lap of Luxury

Opinion: In the Lap of Luxury

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor November 28, 2022

Everyone has mixed feelings on freshman year. It’s a huge step to reaching the ultimate goal: graduation. But the transition from middle school can be tough. I mean, first of all, it is a new building....

Senior Becca Melanson announced her commitment to the UCLA Water Polo Team on August 21st, 2022.

Time To Recognize

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor November 10, 2022

As fall sports come to an end, the transition to winter sports is underway. Obviously, sports like hockey and basketball are receiving the most attention, but one sport that is being slept on is none other...

Team captain Trey Gallo stand with Mt. Lebanons captain as they get ready to kick off their 2022-2023 season on October 6th.

Time to Pack the BIC Again

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor October 25, 2022

ATTENTION EVERYONE: IT IS TIME TO PACK THE BAIERL ICE CENTER AGAIN. Yes, North Allegheny’s Ice Hockey Team has begun its season, and they will try to redeem last year's loss to Seneca Valley in the...

Looking Like Aluminum, Not Steel!

Looking Like Aluminum, Not Steel!

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor September 27, 2022

For any Steelers fans who are reading this article, please know that I am a Giants fan. Although I can be biased at times, the truth of the matter is that the New York Giants have a better record than...

[Multimedia] The T4L Podcast / Ep2

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor September 19, 2022

[Multimedia] The T4L Podcast / Ep1

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor September 12, 2022

Brayden Kushner, Ian Zahorchak, Logan Kushner, and Sam Lenchner are looking to help lead the team to a league title this year.

The Push to Perfection

Manas Kathir, Sports Editor September 2, 2022

With the beginning of the school year underway, students are dwelling on three major changes to their lifestyles: waking up early, homework, and Tiger football. FNL, or Friday Night Lights, brings...

The Tigers will begin their quest for the WPIAL championship as the #2 seed starting on May 23rd.

Revenge Tour

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer May 18, 2022

As summer approaches, athletes competing in spring sports are preparing for the end road, also known as the playoffs. A sport during this time that gets many people excited is baseball, and North Allegheny’s...

PNC Park has been home to the Pittsburgh Pirates since 2001.

Pirates of the Lost Sea

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer May 16, 2022

Baseball season has begun after a long delay, and fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates do not know if that is something to look forward to. Let’s face it. The Pirates have been straight-up awful for a decent...

The Pittsburgh Penguins scored 11 goals against the Detroit Red Wings, marking the first time they have reached such a tally in a game since 1993.

The Penguins: The True Representation of Pittsburgh Sports

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer April 8, 2022

When it comes to sports in Pittsburgh, no sport should be talked about more than hockey. Over the years, the Pittsburgh Penguins have maintained steady relevancy and given themselves a reasonable shot...

The Steelers opponents for the 2022-2023 season are going to be tough to beat. Their free agency moves will surely improve their chances of making the playoffs.

The New Era of The Steel Curtain

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer March 30, 2022

This year’s NFL Free Agency has been one of the craziest in a long time, and NASH students have taken notice.  “This offseason has me thinking crazy about the future of the NFL," junior Sam Lenchner...

The Batman, in its debut, reached $134 million in box office numbers.

The Batman Review

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

There are many rivalries in this world, but one that is extremely popular is Marvel vs DC Comics. Both of these entertainment companies never disappoint with the films they put out and continue to generate...

Let The Madness Begin!

Let The Madness Begin!

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer March 17, 2022

When it comes to sports, there is nothing better than competition. And when it comes to March Madness, the competition is not only high for the NCAA Athletes but also for the fans. Making brackets for...

Kanye West leaked private messages from Pete Davidson recently on Instagram.

Opinion: Kanye and Drama… Again

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer March 7, 2022

Drama is a recurring theme in all of our lives. No matter what, there is always drama. And no one can relate to this reality more than Kanye West.  Over the past couple of weeks, West has been trending...

To start off the season, Matt McDonough recorded 41 points as the Tigers won against Hempfield, 79-64.

Two Stories To A Season

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer February 4, 2022

When it comes to winter sports, nothing is more popular than Boys Basketball and this year, North Allegheny’s team has huge expectations. With the season coming to an end, the team's record currently...

Miss Clutch

Miss Clutch

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer January 19, 2022

How old were you when you started playing basketball?  Around four years old.  How did you know that basketball was meant for you? I grew up in a huge basketball family. My dad and brother always...

Krist Vizcarra in a battle while North Allegheny takes on Pine Richland.

For the Pin

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer January 12, 2022

Oftentimes, when we discuss Winter sports, we talk about basketball, hockey, swimming, etc. However, one sport that is slept on is wrestling. And it hardly deserves to be, as the NA boys' team is clearly...

The Quest for Another Championship

The Quest for Another Championship

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer January 4, 2022

  The phrase "Pack the BIC” has caught fire recently, as the defending PIHL champions, the North Allegheny Ice Hockey Team has begun their quest for a repeat.  The season so far has been...

Kushner scrambling to get yardage.

QB1 of the Future

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

  In western PA, no sport receives more attention than football.  And no position on the football field stands brighter in the spotlight than quarterback. But at North Allegheny this past...

With an inconsistent offense and a lot of luck, the Steelers have managed a winning record thus far.

Luck Can Always Play A Part

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer November 9, 2021

Have you ever succeeded in something you were expected to fail in and asked yourself, ”How in the world did I do that?” That seems to be the reaction of a Steelers fan every time they have won this...

The Pittsburgh crowd during the Penguins parade was massive. The image above shows just a small amount of people who showed out to celebrate the champions. They hope that they can  throw a parade like this again after this season.

The Fresh Start

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

When is the last time the city of Pittsburgh has won a sports championship? The Steelers haven’t won the Super Bowl since 2008 when Santonio Holmes completed one of the most impressive touchdown catches...

Steelers safeties Terrell Edmunds and Minkah Fitzpatrick look to return the ball after an interception.

Time To Worry, Steelers Fans

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer September 24, 2021

Have you ever had one of those moments where you feel like you are at the top of the world and then, suddenly, everything comes crashing down? This basically sums up what happened to the Pittsburgh...

Musicians Drake (left) and Kanye have a long-standing feud that shows no signs of letting up anytime soon.

The Battle of Two Legends

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer September 21, 2021

Meeting expectations can be exceedingly tough, whether it be in sports, business, or the arts. For Kanye West and Drake, the people were promised greatness, and the expectations were extremely high for...

Surprisingly, the Steelers are being slept on by NFL pundits, but their talent suggests it could be a season of overturned expectations.

The Underdogs

Manas Kathir, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

Yes, the National Football League is back. The world has a lot of questions they want the answer to this season. Will Tom Brady get his 8th ring? Will Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs take back the throne...

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