Student athletes experience burnout

Student athletes Kai Pinto (top left), Lena Englerth (top right), and Chase Gerber (bottom right)

By Greenleigh Beaghan and Amaya Miller Sophomore Chase Gerber has been playing soccer since elementary school. He plays for York Suburban and for a club team. Playing the same sport almost all year was hard for him as a freshman. “I’d go from playing soccer at the school, practicing every day a week then going…

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Boys soccer team looks to the future

Seniors on the boys' soccer team

By Olivia Delgado and Creelyn Bastinelli The York Suburban boys soccer team won the county championship last year. Brayden Egger, Jackson Miller and Preston Illgenfritz also won the national championship with their club team this past summer season.  Brayden thought their experience would be a strength. “I definitely think the experience that me, Jackson, and…

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Social media’s impact on teens’ mental health

YS student opening Instagram

By Lena Englerth and Christian Steckel Social media is growing in popularity among teens. The U.S. Surgeon General released a report that said up to 95% of teens between the ages of 13 and 17 use social media. One third of them say they use social media “almost constantly.” Senior Donovan Molloy says he is…

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Choosing the correct path after graduation

YS grad Kayla Haugh throwing her graduation cap

By Gabriel Haugh As the class of 2024 is nearing the end of our high school career, we’re all thinking about what we’ll be doing after graduating. Some of us have it figured out, and some of us aren’t sure what path to take after high school. How do you know which is the right…

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Girls volleyball has another successful season

Captains Aiva Duerr, Addy Hocker, and Kiley Long

By Francesca Messina and Sophia Quintero Aiva Duerr, Kiley Long, and Addy Hocker are the captains of the girls volleyball team. Last year, they had a great season and finished fourth in districts.  But many of their strongest players have graduated. Aiva was worried about how this season would go since most players are freshmen…

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