Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a joyous time to remember those who have passed away. In Mexico, ancient Aztec traditions were combined with Christianity during the Spanish conquest. As a result, each year families construct colorful altars or ofrendas in their homes that essentially welcome the spirit of their loved ones on November 1st and 2nd.
On a hot afternoon at Nichols Field, Sewickley Academy tied Quigley Catholic in an emotional battle. A scoreless and uneventful first half led to a physical and highly contested second half. Lekha Amin beautifully headed in the first goal of the game off a driven corner kick. There was a sense that this single goal would be enough to win, but then with the clock ticking down inside three minutes, Quigley scored to tie the game 1-1. Sewickley dominated both overtime periods, but was unable to put it away. Sewickley moves to 5-1-2 with the tie.