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

Thomas Thirkell

Thomas Thirkell, Staff Writer

Thomas Thirkell is a senior at NASH who loves watching college football and playing chess.

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Where It All Started

Where It All Started

Thomas Thirkell, Staff Writer May 22, 2024

As the school year comes to a close and graduation approaches, seniors are seizing the opportunity this morning to take a trip down memory lane. The Walk Back in Time Day allows seniors to visit the elementary...

PNC Park, Home of the Pittsburgh Pirates (RUSSIANTEXAN on Openverse)

The State of Pittsburgh Sports

Thomas Thirkell, Staff Writer April 15, 2024

For the past few years in Pittsburgh, fans have grown frustrated with the sports teams’ lack of success. Ever since the Penguins’ Stanley Cup Championships in 2016 and 2017, the city has yet to see...

Senior J.D. Costanzo on the pitchers mound (Randy Gore via NA Sports Network)

Hit By Hit

Thomas Thirkell, Staff Writer April 3, 2024

As the temperature rises and the flowers bloom, spring brings another season of Tiger baseball. Last year, the varsity team recorded a record of 17-8, coming just short of a WPIAL championship and being...

Skyline of Phoenix, Arizona. Location of the 2023 NFL Honors.

Headscratchers at the NFL Honors

Thomas Thirkell, Staff Writer March 1, 2024

The NFL Honors is an annual ceremony at the end of every season that recognizes the most prolific players across the league. Categories like Most Valuable Player, Offensive Player of the Year, and Defensive...

[Multimedia] The 4th Quarter / Ep3

Thomas Thirkell, Staff Writer February 8, 2024

Music: Sebas Gana via YouTube Studio

Pittsburgh takes on Georgia Tech on January 23rd

Pitt Basketball Midseason Recap

Thomas Thirkell, Staff Writer January 22, 2024

The Pittsburgh Panthers started off their season strong, picking up nine wins, including an impressive 17-point victory against West Virginia in Morgantown, while only dropping two games against SEC members...

NABA Midseason Update

NABA Midseason Update

Thomas Thirkell, Staff Writer January 10, 2024

The North Allegheny Basketball Association, easily the most popular recreational sports league for North Allegheny students grades 3 through 12, is halfway done for the season. “NABA has always been...

[Multimedia] The 4th Quarter / Ep2

Thomas Thirkell, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

The Petersen Events Center: Home of Pittsburgh Panthers Basketball

Revival of a Storied Program

Thomas Thirkell, Staff Writer November 10, 2023

It has been 216 days since UConn defeated San Diego State and cut down the nets in Houston, claiming their fifth national title in program history. But the 2022-23 season brought a revival of college basketball...

Beaver Stadium: Home of the Penn State Nittany Lions

Season Recap: Penn State, Pitt, WVU

Thomas Thirkell November 3, 2023

Over nine weeks through and the college football season is rife with thrill and heartbreak. Only a fraction of the teams still have playoff hopes, while others are just looking to make the six-win bowl...

[Multimedia] The 4th Quarter / Ep1

Thomas Thirkell, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

NASH Flag Football Team posing with Steely McBeam

A Victory Found amid Defeat

Thomas Thirkell, Staff Writer October 4, 2023

September 10th, Acrisure Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh Steelers faced the San Francisco 49ers in the season opener. The game quickly got out of hand for Mike Tomlin and his crew. At...

The Arizona State Sun Devils are set to join the Big 12 Conference in 2024.

Opinion: A Change in College Sports

Thomas Thirkell, Staff Writer September 19, 2023

College sports have changed dramatically. Universities are doing what is best for making money and not what is best for their student-athletes. With the recent conference realignment, particularly the...

Both Pitt and Penn State look poised to have a strong season.

In Preview: Pitt, Penn State, & WVU

Thomas Thirkell, Staff Writer August 31, 2023

The wait is over. After a long 229-day offseason filled with transfers, recruiting and conference realignment, college football is finally here. It's the dawn of a new season and historic programs such...

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