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Professional sports have been making a slow and steady comeback amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus dampens the sporting world, but are we out for the count?

September 16, 2020

With America in crisis prevention mode against the virulent Covid-19, the sporting sphere we once knew has been uprooted. The virus’ first major blow...

Football is back! But what about COVID-19?

Kyle Zaharatos enjoying the first football game.

Crystal Zaharatos, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

So, as many football fans may know, professional football is back! Many of us may be excited about the NFL making its big comeback, but how are they handling COVID-19? As I ...

PMHS new boys volleyball team pose with their coach, Mr. Cuccinello.

Boys Volleyball Season is Finally Here

February 24, 2020

After many years of talking about having a boys volleyball team at Pat-Med, next year at the high school we will have our first junior varsity team and v...

Mamba Lives On

NBA legend, Kobe Bryant, and his 13-year-old daughter were among several victims of a helicopter crash in California on Sunday, January 26, 2020.

Michael Adams, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

      Kobe Bryant, NBA legend and future hall-of-famer,  was tragically killed on Sunday January 26th, in a helicopter crash near Calabasas, Californi...

Is this reusable water bottle worth the hype?

Hydro Flask: Basic or Beneficial?

January 16, 2020

In this day in age, people are becoming more aware of the environmental impact plastic water bottles have on the planet and because of this, there have...

Top Tier Status

Top Tier Status

January 14, 2020

Throughout NFL history, the quarterback has always been looked at as the premier position. Not only of the league, but really in the world. They get t...

There's no denying this winter has been gloomy - with each day appearing on the verge of some winter storm but, never quite arriving.

Have the Winter Blues?

January 10, 2020

Sad about the holidays being over? Discouraged by the gloomy weather and need a little positivity boost? Then these tips should help when it comes to trea...

Commitment Signing Day Celebration

Commitment Signing Day Celebration

Stephanie Sheridan, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Monday, November 25th: A date that marks a new chapter in the lives of six Patchogue-Medford Athletes. Seniors Alexa Maggiacomo, Caitlin Dellecave,...

Are you burning out? Teens need to get more sleep or there can be health consequences.

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

November 25, 2019

 A struggle for most high schoolers is the lack of sleep; with the hours of homework, sports, clubs, after-school activities, and jobs, it hard enough...

Think before you are so quick to grab that late night snack.

Late Night Binger?

November 23, 2019

It’s late and you’re watching your favorite show or a new movie. Right away you start to crave something sweet, salty, or crunchy. Once there’s ...

How difficult is it to really live a vegetarian lifestyle?

Is Being Vegetarian as Hard as People Think?

October 28, 2019

Many people get vegetarianism and veganism confused. Vegetarianism is when you eliminate the consumption of meat from you diet. Veganism is when you eliminate...

It was a great feeling to run down the field; it's bittersweet to know that it would be the last time. Senior Gianna Gordon plays for the Raiders for the last time.

One Last Time

October 23, 2019

Every senior in high school remarks on the “last” of everything throughout the year. The last Homecoming, the last Friday night football game, but...

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