Tyrone Eagle Eye News

2019-2020 Staff

Cate Baran

Editor in Chief

Hi! My name is Cate Baran.  I'm a senior at Tyrone High. This is my third year of Eagle Eye. I play three sports: softball, swimming, and soccer. Outside of school sports, I play travel softball with the Keystone Stingers. I'm also in Youth Action Network and National Honors Society. This year in the Eagle Eye I plan to continue to improve my writing skills. I also plan to edit more stories. After hi...

Lindsey Walk

News Editor

Hello there! My name is Lindsey Walk and I am a senior this year at TAHS. This is my second year being involved in Eagle Eye and I am so excited to be News Editor this year! In school, I am also involved in POPS Extension, National Honors Society, Student Council, Aevidum, Mock Trial, Golden Revolution, Drama Club, Girls Varsity Tennis, and I am treasurer of YAN. Outside of school, I am involved in Young...

Reagan Wood

Features Editor

What's up I’m Reagan Wood, and I am senior at Tyrone Area High School. I am the features editor this year and I cover activities students are involved in that aren’t directly related to the school like dance and majorettes, as well as senior of the week. I am involved in YAN, Student Council, Ski Club, National Honors Society, Golden Revolution, Eagle Eye Prom Committee and Renaissance here at...

Michael Stoner

Sports Editor

Hi, I’m Michael Stoner. I’m currently a senior at Tyrone Area High School, and this is my third year as a member of the Eagle Eye staff. This year, I hope to write the baseball articles. I would also like to write all of this years football articles. After high school I plan to attend college and pursue a degree in journalism and hopefully write for ESPN or be a sports commentator. Some of my h...

Lucia Isenberg

Photo Editor

Hey there! I’m Lucia Isenberg and a Junior at good ol’ Tyrone High. This is my third year in Eagle Eye and my second year as Photo Editor. I have started my own photography business (Give it a follow on Insta and Facebook @luciaisenbergphotography) so a large portion of my life is dedicated to photography! Aside from Eagle Eye and taking pictures, I’m involved in Golden Revolution, YAN, Stud...

Cody Harpster

Video Editor

Hi my name is Cody Harpster. I'm in 12th grade and this is my second year in video production. My favorite things to do is play video games, play golf, and snowboard. I joined ski club around three or four years ago and I love going out into the cold wintery mountain that is Blue Knob. My plans after high school is to get some kind of job in a trade school or something because college is for chumps. ...

Christopher Wilkins

Staff Writer

What's up! My name is Christopher Wilkins and I am a Senior this year at Tyrone Area High School. This is my second year working for the Eagle Eye. I am a member of the Tyrone’s varsity golf team and plan to write a few stories about the team this year. I’m not a really big fan of school but I plan on attending Penn State after high school to further my knowledge in mechanical engineering. I have t...

Cameron Brandt

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Cameron Brandt. I am currently a senior for the 2019-2020 school year. This is my first year as a member of the Eagle Eye staff. This year I would like to write the baseball and football articles. After high school I plan on going into the workforce to work for the family business in construction. Some of my hobbies include playing video games, playing football, playing baseball, hunting,...

Alicia Endress

Staff Writer

Hi there! My name is Alicia Endress and I am a senior for the 2019-2020 school year. This is my first year as a member on the Eagle Eye staff. I am on the Tyrone Girls Varsity Tennis team, and I am also involved with mock trial, quiz league, Youth Action Network, and National Honor Society. This year, I hope to cover tennis matches and write feature stories. In my free time, I work part-time at Targe...

Tyler Beckwith

Staff Writer

Hi! I'm Tyler Beckwith and I am a senior this year at Tyrone Area High School. This is my first year in Eagle Eye and I am very excited to be a part of it. I hope to cover golf, tennis, and the musical. I am involved in many activities in and outside of school. Some of these include golf, tennis, quiz league, YAN, National Honor Society, Golden Revolution, Drama Club, POPS Extension, Jazz Band, an...

Dean Grassi

Staff Writer

Hello there, I'm Dean Grassi and I'm a junior. my extra-curricular activities are football, tennis, POPS and drama club. I like the aggression in football, the relaxing vibes in tennis, and the singing part in POPS. I'm a staff writer in Eagle Eye and you'll see most of my stories on sports and some about local businesses around the area. I like watching movies. Some of my favorites are all the Star...

MacKenzie Hyde

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is MacKenzie Hyde and I'm a freshman here at Tyrone. I am a varsity cheerleader for the Golden Eagles. I also co-coach the Redskins Peewee cheer team. I recently visited NYC and fell in love with the city life. It was an inspiration for my future plans as a writer. My spare time is spent getting lost in a book and listening to music. I spent many days of my summer volunteering at the ELM,...

Sarah Christofer

Staff Writer

Hey!:) My name is Sarah Christofer and I am a sophomore. This is my first year writing for the Eagle Eye. I really enjoy dancing and I have been taking classes for 12 years; seven of those on the Main Street Dance Company. My favorite dance classes are jazz and musical theater. When I'm not dancing, I really like listening to music and there are many artists I love listening to but I'm not going to...

Hailey Vanish

Staff Writer

Hey, I am Hailey Vanish and I am a freshman this year at Tyrone. This is my first year at Tyrone and in Eagle Eye. I play soccer on the varsity Lady Eagles soccer team. When I am not at school or playing soccer I enjoy listening to Broadway music and playing with my pets. My mom is a teacher here and my brother is a junior. This summer I rescued a kitten in front of the high school and went to Six F...

Nicholas Vasbinder

Staff Writer

Good morning Swedes, my name's Nick Vasbinder. I'm a part of the senior class this year at Tyrone and it's my first year being a part of Eagle Eye. I'm big into soccer, the drama club, track, YAN and POPS Extension. I decided to join the Eagle Eye staff this year because I always looked at the stories and wondered how I could add onto what was being written already for the better. A lot of my frien...

Brent McNeel

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Brent McNeel. I am a senior at Tyrone High school. This is my first year in Eagle Eye. I am the , the senior representative to the school board. I am also apart of the boy's varsity golf team, varsity quiz league team, drama club, POPS Extension, the varsity track team, student council, YAN, the golden revolution, national honors society, and ski club. Outside of school I enjoy playing...

Caleb Orr

Staff Writer

Ahoy! My name is Caleb Orr. I'm a senior this year, and it's my first time in Eagle Eye. I enjoy ping pong, tennis, drumming, and most of all, 𝙗𝙤𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙧𝙨. Other than my hobbies, I'd say my favorite activity would be being a nuisance to society with all my friends. After opening my Chromebook millions of times throughout high school, I always came up with plenty of story ideas but neve...

Steven Sessamen

Staff Writer

Salutations, my name is Steven and I'm a sophomore Eagle Eye staff member. I hope to give to you fun and interesting articles for this 2019-20 school year. I have some big plans being concocted within my mind that I plan on granting to you before June comes about. I would like you to give me all the feedback and comments you can. I don’t play sports, I don’t have a social media account, and I don...

Mario Grugan

Staff Writer

Ayo, so I am basically a god. Yehaw… So basically the only interesting thing about me is that I am a legend with cards. If you ever wanna see a trick just ask me. Also if you wanna heckle it's your loss. I like dogs, but cats are still better. Um, so I joined this class because I straight up just like writing things. So peace out everyone! As Micheal Scott would say, “Catch you on the flippity fl...

Cheyenne Leech

Staff Writer

Hi. I'm Cheyenne Leech. I'm a senior with a passion for writing, art, and making videos. I'm mostly going to do video game reviews this year, both for videos and writing. I love to play video games in my spare time and watch YouTubers play games. Video games are very interesting sometimes. That's why I  want to do articles based on them. To help others see what they are like and to give others a taste...

Matt Clifton

Staff Writer

Hi, I'm Matt Clifton. As of now I am an 11th grader at Tyrone Area High School. This is my first year being a part of the Eagle Eye team. I'm going to be doing some interviews with Coach Franco and I hope to also be doing some other cool stuff I haven't thought of yet. After high school I'm choosing to go to college for Ministry or something like that. I may even get a degree in journalism if I lik...

Haydn Loudenslager

Staff Writer

Hello my name is Haydn. I am a junior who wears five watches for no reason at all. I spend most of my time at home playing video games, listening to music or doing nothing. I still play with Legos on occasion, and I also have a small bottle cap collection with 83 in it, I think. Along with the bottle caps, I prefer to drink soda out of a glass bottle to collect said bottle caps. I have two dogs, one...

Keegan Raabe

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Keegan Raabe. I am a senior and this is my first year in the Eagle Eye. I am currently a member of the boys varsity soccer team, the varsity football team, the tennis team, POPS Extension, and the drama club. This year in Eagle Eye, I plan to cover the boys soccer team and the boys tennis team. After high school, I plan to attend college to study sports communications and continue my a...

Daniel Parker

Staff Writer

Hey, I'm Dan Parker. I'm a senior, and this is my first year and last year in Eagle Eye. I'm a member of the boy's varsity soccer and track team, and I am a part of YAN, Pops Extension, National Honors Society, and Golden Revolution. When I'm not playing soccer or lifting, I love music, playing the guitar-- both acoustic and electric-- and playing video games. My friends are my life, even though w...

Nathan Yon

Staff Writer

I'm a sophomore and this is my first year and Eagle Eye. I joined because it seemed fun and telling stories is fun to me. My writing also needs improvement. My plans after high school are to go to Penn State and study law. School isn't the best, so in order to make the best of it, I joined some extracurricular activities such as Student Council, YAN, Golden Revolution, and Renaissance. Some of the t...

Ebonee Rice

Staff Writer

Shalom, I'm Ebonee Rice. I am a senior at the prestigious Tyrone Area High School. This is my first and my last year in Eagle Eye. I am a captain of the Tyrone volleyball team. This year I am also involved in Golden Revolution, YAN, National Honor Society, Prom Committee, and Student Council. Like I said this is my first year in the beloved Eagle Eye and I'm pretty stoked to be a part of it, espec...

Trent Anderson

Staff Writer

Hey! My name is Trenton Anderson. This year I am a junior at Tyrone Area High School, and this is my first year in Eagle Eye. I have a strong interest in the Arts and Entertainment. I spend most of my time watching movies, playing video games, or listening to music. Some of my favorite movies include The Dark Knight, Guardians of the Galaxy, and The Empire Strikes Back. I enjoy going out and doing ...

Stephfon Locke

Staff Writer

Hi my name is Stephfon Locke. I am in 12th grade and love sports. My interests include music and basketball. My favorite songs come from Young thug, Gunna, Lil Baby, DMX, Waka Flocka, and Polo G. Extracurricular activities include basketball and music. I hope to write about some sports and music reviews. My plans after high school are to become a Civil Engineer. A fun fact about me is that I am amazing...

Brayden Daniels

Staff Writer

Hi my name is Brayden Daniels. I am a freshman at Tyrone Area High School. I am currently on the boys soccer team, which is also what I plan to write about for the Eagle Eye. After high school I plan to go to college and focus on video editing. In my free time I play video games and watch YouTube.  I dislike black licorice and love watermelon. My favorite book is Percy Jackson the last Olympian, and my f...

Elise Brooks

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Elise Brooks and I'm a senior this year at Tyrone Area High School. This is my first, but also my last year in Eagle Eye. This year I am involved in Youth Action Network. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. My friends and I absolutely love going to concerts! This year in Eagle Eye, I hope to improve my writing skills and get more involved with the school. ...

Kelton Raabe

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Kelton Raabe. I am Junior at Tyrone. This is my second year in Eagle Eye. I am a part of the prestigious boy's varsity soccer team and the legendary boy's tennis team. I am a member of POPs Extension where I enjoy singing my heart out for all to hear with the lovely Mrs. Harris. My favorite hobbies include playing sports, playing video games, and hanging out with the boyz. However, ...

Jessie Walston

Staff Videographer

Hi, my name is Jessie Walston, AKA "Professor Gus." I am a senior at Tyrone. This will be both my first and last time in video production. I hope to create objective and informative game reviews during my time as a writer. My plan after graduating is to take the Penn State Army ROTC program and make a military career after college. My personal interests and hobbies are reading, gaming, and airsofting.

Jeremy Byers

Staff Videographer

Hello, my name is Jeremy Byers. I’m a senior and this is my first year in video production. I enjoy everything that has to do with movies and music. I currently own my own video production business that makes advertisements for local businesses. I hope that it becomes a full time movie production business in the future. I play the electric guitar, and enjoy 60s, 70s, and 80s rock music. Led Zeppeli...

Nathan Walk

Staff Videographer

What's up?  My name is Nathan Walk, and this is my second year as a part of the Eagle Eye.  I am a videographer this year because I  wanted to try something new.  I am a senior now and I still participate in the soccer and track team.  I may still put some banger stories out for y'all, but just not as many.  After high school, I hope to become a biomedical engineer, but I still don't know whi...

Broc Zimmerman

Staff Videographer

Hi, if you don’t know already I am the Broc Zimmerman. I play football. I am also a senior. This is my second year of video production. I took this class last year and it was very fun. In terms of plans after high school I am thinking of going to a trade school or enlisting in the military. My favorite genre of music would have to be rap. My favorite rapper would have to be Blueface. One of my many ...

Kevin Lehner

Staff Videographer

Hello my name is Kevin Lehner. I am a senior at Tyrone. I will be writing the Athlete of Week articles and I will be helping out with sports highlight videos. After high school I plan to attend college for baseball and major in Civil Engineering. I’ve started all three years on the varsity baseball team and I’ve been named Athlete of the Week in the Altoona Mirror numerous of times. I got first ...

Sarah Jackson

Social Media Editor

Hey, Sarah here! I'm a junior and this is my second year in Eagle Eye (but I did not have a profile last year... oops). Eagle Eye News is very important to the school and all of the staff members put so much work into all of these amazing stories. Next year will be my 3rd and final year in Eagle Eye and I am trying to make the best of my last two years that I can. I am also involved in Golden Revolut...

Emilee Walk

Staff writer/videographer

Hey, I'm Emilee Walk. I am a senior here at Tyrone, and this is my first year in Eagle Eye. I am on the tennis team and I'm thinking about joining the swim team as well. My plan after high school is to go to Penn State Altoona for secondary history. I also work at Gardner's Candies and I have been working there for almost two years now. I enjoy spending time with my friends, family, and boyfriend. I hope t...

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