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FAHS Junior to Compete in Special Olympics

May 21, 2022 by

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One of Fleetwood’s very own students will be participating in The special Olympics. This student’s name is Matt Foose. He is a junior at Fleetwood Area High School.   The event is the largest statewide competition, bringing more than 2,000 athletes and 750 coaches. Competition in athletics, basketball, equestrian, golf, gymnastics, softball, swimming, and tennis highlight […]

Three FAHS Students Sign Letter of Intent for Swimming

May 21, 2022 by

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On 21 April 2022, three FAHS students signed their letters of intent. All students are going to different schools but are continuing their swimming careers.  The first swimmer, Maren Schermerhorn, committed to La Salle University and will be majoring in nursing. She has been swimming for twelve years. When looking back at who motivated her […]

Champions League Knockout Stages Commence

May 11, 2022 by

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The Champions League knockout stages are on, and there were some surprises, some domination, and full of excitement. The most exciting game was PSG vs Real Madrid. This was the most hyped-up match and lived up to the hype. The first game was dominated by PSG but couldn´t really show that with the score, as […]

MLB Lockout Ends with New Rules

May 5, 2022 by

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The MLB and the MLBPA recently had a disagreement that lasted for ninety-nine days with no information revealed about the forthcoming MLB season.  Now the two sides have finally come to an agreement, bringing with it new rules for the MLB and MLBPA. One of the new rules is called the Ohtoni rule. This new […]

Messi v. Ronaldo: Who’s the GOAT?

April 27, 2022 by

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There are many debates from the world of soccer, but most would agree that Messi vs. Ronaldo is the most well-known. Lionel Messi and Christiano Ronaldo are two of the best players that soccer has ever seen, and the two have dominated the game for over a decade. Both play as attackers; therefore, it is […]

Fleetwood Boys’ Basketball Wins Division Championship

April 4, 2022 by

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For the first time in over 40 years, the Fleetwood Area High School boys’ basketball team has won a division championship. This was accomplished due to their outstanding teamwork and dedication to their peers. “I’d say the game started off difficult. It was close through the first quarter, but we went on a huge run […]

Texas Longhorns Are Out for Revenge

April 4, 2022 by

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The Texas baseball team is ranked number one in the country as of March 17, 2022. Their record is 14-5, only losing one series, and they have a .737 win percentage.  The Texas Longhorns have a home record of 6-1, an away record of 6-3, and a natural record of 2-1. They haven’t played anyone […]

The U.S. Wins Gold and Makes History

March 22, 2022 by

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The United States has won a total of twenty-five medals in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. America sent 224 people to fifteen different events.  The United States earned eight gold medals in eight different events, making them fifth in the medal count.  The most recent gold medalist was Alexander Hall for men’s slopestyle. This was […]

Bengals Are One Game Short

March 20, 2022 by

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The Bengals did end up losing in the Super Bowl, but they should not hang their heads because no one expected them to have the season they had. According to Cincinnati.com, the Bengals were expected to go 6-11 and not make the playoffs. As one can see, this team was not seen as a Super […]

Premier League Winter Window Starts Trading Season

February 24, 2022 by

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The January transfer window is where every year a soccer team can buy and sell players midway through the year. The goal is to help acquire what the team needs for the rest of the year. Each team gets a month to fix the problems with their team to win more games. According to http://www.transfermarkt.us, […]

Petition to Move Super Sunday to Saturday Gains Momentum

February 22, 2022 by

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Many Americans want to move the Super Bowl to a Saturday instead of a Sunday! These individuals think of the Super Bowl as a national holiday because it happens once a year and millions of people are watching and trying to buy tickets to the game. Unfortunately, many don’t like how the game is played […]

Four FAHS Athletes Commit To College Sports

February 18, 2022 by

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Student-athletes from Fleetwood Area High School committed to their choice of college on 2 February 2022.  Gavin Morris, who has played football for twelve years, is attending Misericordia to study physical therapy or exercise science. Will Ryan, who has played football for eleven years, is attending Lebanon Valley for exercise science. Joey Svoboda has played […]

FAHS Cheerleading Season Nearing its Ends

February 5, 2022 by

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Since the end of August, the FAHS cheerleading competition team has been working hard. The team of fourteen competed for the last time this season on 28 January, bringing this year to a close.   “Everyone wants it a lot and really wants to succeed at states and do well,” sophomore Maris Arnold said.  At practices, […]

Arsenal FC Regains Momentum after a Weak Start

January 30, 2022 by

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Arsenal Football Club has been through a tough time recently, but they are starting to turn things around. For the first time since 1985, they did not qualify for a European competition because of poor play in their league. They were eighth in their league, and they needed to get into the top seven to […]

FASD Sports Hall of Fame Members Inducted

January 24, 2022 by

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On Tuesday, 28 December, there was a Berks County Sports Hall of Fame ceremony. There were seven inductees into the hall of fame.         The seven people were Mike Boyer, Emily Arndt, Denise Wisser, Tom Magill, Matt Keller, Laurie Frederick and, Jeff Turner. Some of these people are coaches, and others are players. Denise Wisser was […]

Five FAHS Students Sign Letters of Intent

January 12, 2022 by

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Five FAHS students signed their letters of intent for their chosen sport on 10 November 2021.  Megan Brattley, attending Kent State University for Pre-Med Biology and Spanish while playing Division I softball, has cherished the opportunities Fleetwood has given her.  “I will miss the atmosphere and the Co-op with Muhlenberg and my teammates and coaches […]

Lions Finally Win One

January 8, 2022 by

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Would the Detroit Lions win a single game this season? Fans asked this question the whole season, especially when the Lions would be up by a few points in a game and then ending up losing it.  With a record of 0-11-1, the Lions looked like they were on their way to a winless season […]

Rodgers’ Absence Felt by Packers in Week 9

December 17, 2021 by

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Arron Rodgers was out for week 9 of the NFL season, so the Packers had to look at Jordan Love, the backup twenty-three-year-old from Utha state. Love was second all-time for passing yards and passing attempts made. This was his first-ever career start in the NFL, and it was against the back-to-back AFC champions, the […]

Will Star Players’ Injuries Affect Fantasy Football?

October 31, 2021 by

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Christan McCaffery and Dalvin Cook were the top players chosen in each league, and McCaffery is out due to a hamstring injury. McCaffrey’s stats for the 2019 season were twenty-three carries with two touchdowns. Now he has a hamstring injury and will be out for four weeks. “The injury could sideline McCaffrey up to four […]

Baseball Playoffs Populated by Teams of World Series Past

October 28, 2021 by

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The MLB playoffs are down to the final four teams, including the Houston Astros, LA Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, and Atlanta Braves, with the Astros and the Red Sox in the ALCS and The Dodgers and the Braves in the NLCS. As the series continues, the Astros are one win away (3-2 series) from going […]

Young 20-Person FAHS Cheerleading Team Faces Challenges and Successes

October 14, 2021 by

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This year’s twenty-person Fleetwood cheerleading team faces the challenges and successes of being a young team. With only one senior, the cheer team has really had to step up. Freshmen have had to take charge, and juniors have gone through the expectations of taking more leadership unlike previous years. Rachel Shigo, an alumna of FAHS, […]

Berks Catholic Senior Starts Running Club

June 4, 2021 by

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Recently, a Berks Catholic senior formed a running club for those looking to train with others.  The biggest reason for this group starting was that Cade McLaughlin, the senior who started the group, was looking for someone willing to make running during the pandemic less lonely. He had just lost his childhood best friend to […]

Fleetwood Track and Field Strong in Spite of COVID

May 7, 2021 by

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“It’s fun to hang out with people with the same interests as you, sports-wise,” senior Abby Kile said about her experiences on FAHS’s track and field team. This year, track and field is a little different due to COVID safety measures. Masks are mandatory most of the time, and concession stands seem to be a […]

Fleetwood Swimming Goes to Districts

March 26, 2021 by

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The co-op Fleetwood and Muhlenburg swimming team went to Districts this year with eleven swimmers from Fleetwood participating. This is the third year for this co-op with Muhlenburg, and two seniors, Olivia Downs and Sarah Fisher, went to Districts Saturday, 6 March. Eleven swimmers from Fleetwood went to districts in total, and many are also […]