The Parkview Pantera

Lady Panthers basketball team look to continue success under new coach

Lady Panthers basketball team look to continue success under new coach

Steven Bettler, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

Last season ended in heartbreak for the Lady Panthers squad, as their head coach announced his departure from Parkview High School, and their championship dreams crumbled during the Elite Eight with a heated double overtime battle against Norcross. That epic battle was arguably one of the best basketball g...

What to look for in colleges

What to look for in colleges

Jordan Power, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

Many upperclassmen are currently working on their college applications, recommendations, and essays. There are some steps a student must consider before/while applying to a college: 1. Select the college(s). 2. Research possible majors. 3. Meet the schools’ standards. 4. Apply for financial aid. 5....

Parkview swims to the top

Andrew Klassen, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

Fall is here, which means the pool is officially open for the Parkview Swim and Dive team yet again. The season officially kicked off with a meet against Mill Creek on November 9th with a win on the boys side with a score of 191-114. The girls lost 186-129. Try-outs took place October 28th, and time-...

The Big Four

The Big Four

Steven Bettler, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

Baseball, basketball, football, and hockey are generally recognized as the four major sports in America, but this list may need to be revised. Over the past two decades, hockey has fallen out of favor with the American people. The last time that hockey was truly relevant to Americans was the "Miracl...

Coach Flowe steps down

Coach Flowe steps down

Aaron K. Ladd, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2013

For the first time in 21 seasons Parkview will have a new head football coach. Cecil Flowe, Head Coach since 1993 and Gwinnett County’s longest tenured coach, has decided to step down and retire. Since the tragic death of Coach Chuck Mize, Flowe has been an anchor for the program, and his 197 wins...

The “View Crew” Stands Tall

The “View Crew” Stands Tall

Niki Nourollahi, Editor in Chief

October 16, 2013

The excitement of Friday night lights is escalating as Parkview football continues its season. This year, however, there is a new twist to the way things are done. Parkview kicked off the season in August by naming the rambunctious student section the "View Crew" with high hopes to increase school...

PHS v BHS: State Championship Stats

Evan Long, Centerspread Editor

October 16, 2013

Below are all the athletic state championships won by Brookwood and Parkview    Total overall athletic state championships- Parkview: 52, Brookwood: 52   Baseball - Parkview: 5, Brookwood: 2 Basketball - Parkview: 1, Brookwood: 2 Cheerleading - Parkview: 1, Brookwood: 0 C...

Battle of Five Forks: The Battle Begins

Battle of Five Forks: The Battle Begins

Evan Long and Sara Anderson

October 15, 2013

The Georgia Dome explodes with cheers. Orange, blue, and white dance onto the field, while maroon and yellow sulk on their side of the stands. Parkview has just won the 5A state championship for the third time in a row, and would continue winning until 2003 creating a 46 game record-breaking winning...

Cross Country teams run for 1st place at River Green Park

Cross Country teams run for 1st place at River Green Park

Sara Anderson, Staff Writer

October 15, 2013

On a misty morning, our Parkview Panther Cross Country team laced up their running shoes to beat many other schools on September 21, 2013. After this meet they laced up again and started practicing hard for the Regional meet. Cross Country has meant a lot to the people who have joined it. Timothy B...

Wrestling backwards

Wrestling backwards

Steven Bettler, Staff Writer

October 15, 2013

Take a good look around the next time you are walking through the hallways of Parkview, and you may find out that you are standing side by side with a future Olympic athlete. Kamaal Abdush-Shakur does not look incredibly different from any other senior here at Parkview. He is only of average build and...

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