• Megen Banas will be attending Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania.

  • Taylor Zabrenski will be attending Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

  • Brandon Murtha will be attending LCCC in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania.

  • Hunter Yale will be attending LCCC in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania.

  • Codi Hornlein will be attending Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania.

  • Megan Murphy will be attending Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania.

  • Katie Butczynski will be attending Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania.

  • Miranda Bohn will be attending Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania.

  • Aaron Miller was accepted to Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • Brandon Karavitch will be attending Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Looking back: The GNA Insider shares a 2015 article, “The history of the Jungle”

Looking back: The GNA Insider shares a 2015 article, “The history of the Jungle”

Taylor Zabrenski and Sarah Benscoter

December 15, 2017


Filed under The Jungle

Trojan Pride is a simple yet effective concept that is often overlooked at GNA but can become the difference between simply attending Nanticoke and being a Trojan. Through school spirit, we as students can be a part of something exciting and unique. When the student body is involved in events on and ...

Spreading some holiday cheer… one blanket at a time

Spreading some holiday cheer… one blanket at a time

The GNA Insider Staff

December 11, 2017


Filed under Community News, Football

On Thursday, December 7th, 2017 the Greater Nanticoke Area Trojan Football team spread some holiday cheer to the residents at the Guardian Elder Center in Newport. Each resident was given the gift of a fleece blanket.  The blankets were donated by the 12th Man Booster Club.  ...

James Gavin: a coach and a hero

James Gavin: a coach and a hero

Haileigh Hendricks, Student Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Community News, Girls Volleyball

Sergeant First Class James Gavin (Jim) was an extremely dedicated member of the military from July of 1967, when he started basic training, until December of 1987, when he retired. Today, Jim is a proud military Veteran who served in the Vietnam War. When Jim began his journey in the summer of 1967,...

Trojan spirit: Kris Seiwell

Trojan spirit: Kris Seiwell

Mark Walters, Student Writer

December 3, 2017


Filed under Football, Trojan Spirit

According to Merriam-webster.com, spirit is defined as, "the non-physical part of a person that is the seat of emotions and character; the soul." Spirit is a character trait that many people claim to have but few actually possess. Spirit is something that is within a person and enables them to stand ...

The history of field hockey

The history of field hockey

Amanda Margalski (Student Author) and Kimberly Smith ( uploaded by )

November 14, 2017


Filed under Field Hockey

Field hockey is one of the oldest sports in the world. It got its name in England in the 14th century when King Edward III issued a proclamation outlawing the practice of leisure sports. It reemerged in the post- Elizabethan British empire and in the 18th century it came to public schools. When the Br...

Trojanettes win district championship… again

Trojanettes win district championship… again

Haileigh Hendricks, Student Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Girls Volleyball, Sports

On Thursday, November 2, the Trojanettes brought home their second district championship in two years. Losing the first set to the Abington Heights Comets, the Trojanettes knew they had to step up their game. That they did, going on to win  three sets straight. For seniors Kasey Radginski, Codi...

Performance of the month

Performance of the month

Derek Kurkoski, Student Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Girls Volleyball, Sports

Performance of the month is earned, not given. Each month, The GNA Insider will feature an athlete from our school who has an outstanding performance that stands out from the rest. This month's feature is not about an individual effort, rather a team effort. The Girl's Volleyball team won their district...

GNA field hockey

GNA field hockey

Madison Stashak and Derek Kurkoski (uploaded by)

November 1, 2017


Filed under Field Hockey

At the end of the 2016 season, the Nanticoke field hockey team had lost four very talented seniors which included Bianca Defibo (defense), Meghan Kocher (forward), Paige Mitslitski (forward), and Jessica Eckrote (defense).  Last year, the team had a record of 2-9-1 in the conference with the two win...

Our last ride

Our last ride

Eric Jeffries, Student Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

On our first day of school as a senior class, we walked through our school's familiar halls on our way to homeroom with a multitude of emotions bouncing around in our heads. We were nervous and excited, but most of all hopeful, hopeful that our senior year would play out perfectly, just like in the mov...

Varsity soccer team advances to round two

Varsity soccer team advances to round two

Aaron Miller, Editor and Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer

Tuesday night was a night for the books. It was almost an exact reenactment of last year's round 1 district playoff game, also against Dunmore. The varsity soccer team traveled up the road to take on the Bucks. They finished their season 9-3, leaving them close to the top of their division, ultimately...

2017 GNA graduates representing their Alma Mater

2017 GNA graduates representing their Alma Mater

Mark Walters, Student Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Cheerleading

Former graduates Kaitlyn Corkell and Lucia Villafranca are two former GNA cheerleaders who are representing their Alma Mater at the collegiate level. The GNA Insider interviewed the two former graduates:     Kaitlyn Corkell- Albright College, Freshman cheerleader What is the m...

GNA girls volleyball takes second place in The Scranton Showdown

GNA girls volleyball takes second place in The Scranton Showdown

Haileigh Hendricks, Student Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Girls Volleyball

Over the weekend (October 14, 2017) the Greater Nanticoke Area girls volleyball team took second place in The Scranton Showdown at The Riverfront Sports Complex. They competed against 5 teams in their bracket.

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