THE PIRATE

The Pandemic’s Effect on Sports

Andrew Gitto '21, Editor-in-Chief

May 29, 2020

At SHP, sports are fundamental in most students’ lives. From playing sports to watching them either from the stands or on TV, they are a core feature in many of our lives. However, COVID-19 has abruptly stopped this joy in...

Pirates Beat Oratory, Fall to St. Peter’s

Brendan Lunga '21, Contributor

March 11, 2020

The thirteenth-ranked Pirates faced the Rams of Oratory Prep inside Tracey Gymnasium on March 4. Coming off a disappointment in the Essex County Tournament finals, The Prep looked to make a statement as the seventh seed in the Nort...

Prep Basketball Comes up Short in Essex Tourney

Brendan Lunga '21, Contributor

February 27, 2020

In the biggest game of the year thus far, the tenth-ranked Pirates faced the thirteenth-ranked Immaculate Conception Lions at West Orange High School on February 22. This was the finals of the Essex County Tournament, a tourna...

Pirate Hockey Pushes Toward Playoffs

Aidan D'Urso '22, Contributor

February 19, 2020

At SHP our hockey team is overlooked by the students at SHP and the teams among the state. With our current record on paper we are 6th in the state and could be higher. As a team we have grown day to day within the locker roo...

SHP Basketball Moves Forward Past Payne Tech

Brendan Lunga '21, Contributor

February 18, 2020

The nineteenth-ranked Pirates basketball team faced the Lions of Payne Tech on Tuesday, February 4 inside Tracey Gymnasium. This game would complete the Pirates’ first full week of being inside the top twenty this season. Coming o...

Hoops Bests St. Joe’s Metuchen

Brendan Lunga '21, Contributor

January 30, 2020

On Saturday, January 26, Seton Hall Prep basketball faced the Falcons of St. Joe’s (Metuchen) inside Tracey Gymnasium. The Pirates were coming off a huge top-20 win against Montclair Immaculate just two days prior and were lo...

SHP Basketball Cruises to Win over American Christian School

Brendan Lunga '21, Contributor

January 30, 2020

On January 20, Martin Luther King Day, the Pirates took on American Chrisitan School inside Tracey Gym. Riding a four-game win streak after a 2-5 start, The Prep looked to extend the streak to five against a squad coming into the...

Pirates Swim to County Victory…Again

Joaquin Quezada '21, Contributor

January 24, 2020

The Seton Hall Pirates Swim Team had a busy weekend as they won yet another Super Essex County Championship. The meet was held at NJIT for the second consecutive year as thirteen teams went head-to-head for a chance at the title....

SHP Hockey Loses to Delbarton

Brendan Lunga '21, Contributor

January 16, 2020

On January 13, 2020, the sixth-ranked Pirates faced off against the fifth-ranked Green Wave of Delbarton inside Codey Arena. This game would prove to be symbolic of the bitter rivalry between the two schools. With hard hits and...

Pirates Top the Mounties

Andrew Gitto '21, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2020

On Thursday, January 9, excitement stirred in the Frank J. Tracey Gymnasium, all across Coach Farrell Court. Basketball was finally back at The Prep and the Pirates were ready. Along with the players, Pirate Nation was decked...

Pirates Begin Swimming Season with a Rare Loss

Joaquin Quezada '21, Contributor

December 12, 2019

The Seton Hall Pirates opened the 2019-2020 swimming season with a dual meet against Montclair High School. Montclair has been notoriously known as being rivals to the Pirates according to prior seasons. It was a very intense...

Meet Colin Flaherty ’20

Andrew Gitto, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2019

The basketball season is just about to get underway and I had the chance to interview the starting point guard for the Pirates’ Varsity team, Colin Flaherty '20. Colin has been playing basketball since he was in the second...

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