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Outdoors: Firearm deer season starts Saturday

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 by NICK HROMIAK in Sports

It’s here. It’s deer - the firearms deer hunting season that is.

The much awaited rifle deer season gets underway statewide Saturday, Nov. 30, when the majority of sportsmen go afield in hopes of bagging a buck. And this year, the season opens on a Saturday after Thanksgiving instead of the Monday after the holiday as it has traditionally been.

According to Chris Rosenberry, supervisor of the Game Commissions Deer and Elk Section, “The Saturday opener will become the biggest...

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019 by The Press in Sports


Bethlehem Inter-Church Dart Baseball league

Standings Week 1-10

East Hills 18 9 .667

Holy Trinity 18 9 .667

Holy Cross 18 9 .667

First UCC 16 11 .593

Christ Luth 17 13 .567

Bethany UCC 17 13 .567

Schoenersville 14 13 .519

WS/Edgeboro 14 13 .519

St. Peters 11 16 .407

College Hill 12 18 .400

Fritz Wesleyan 10 17 .370

Trinity UCC 8 19 .296

Christ UCC 8 19 .296



Paz, Swint start hot

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Wearing his familiar #3, Justin Paz, Bethlehem Press’s 2018-2019 male athlete of the year from Bethlehem Catholic High School, scored 21 points in East Stroudsburg University’s men’s basketball home opener against Cheyney University on Nov. 16.

The Warrior freshman made four of eight three pointers and had six rebounds and three steals in the 110-51 victory.

Also playing basketball at East Stroudsburg University is Kaitlyn Swint, Bethlehem Press’s 2017-2018 female athlete of...

Brown and Young are contributing

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Hope Brown and Ryan Young, Bethlehem Press’s 2018 athletes of the year from Bethlehem Catholic High School, have continued their basketball careers at Army West Point and Northwestern University, respectively.

Young finished Northwestern’s season opener with five points and five rebounds against Merrimack on Nov. 8.

Young led the Wildcats with 16 points in their victory over Providence on Nov. 13. He also had seven rebounds and three assists. It was Young’s second career start...

Mittl and Vazquez complete first season

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

After graduating from high school in 2018, Grace Mittl, Bethlehem Press’s female athlete of the year from Liberty, began her freshman year at the University of Richmond where she continues to compete in track & field.

Highlights from Mittl’s inaugural season include her competition in the long jump at the 2019 Colonial Relays in Williamsburg, Va. for a mark of 4.77 meters.

Mittl took 14th place in the 200 meter dash with a time of 27.29, and 15th place in the long jump with...

Medina to ’Nova

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

By this time next year, Taliyah Medina will have gone from Golden Hawk to Wildcat as the Bethlehem Catholic senior guard signed a National Letter of Intent on Nov. 13 to play basketball at Villanova University.

With parents Linette and Jose on either side of her, Medina signed her letter of intent in front of a roomful of family and friends at Coordinated Health in Bethlehem.

“Villanova is a good fit for me. It’s close to home and because I’m so family-involved it only made...

Checking In... A look at how former AOYs are performing

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Three of Bethlehem Press’s 2018-2019 athletes of the year, Brenna Magliochetti, Greta Stuckey, and Bradley Turocy are enjoying freshman year athletic success in college.

Bethlehem Catholic graduate Magliochetti and the Providence College women’s tennis team won the PC Invitational this fall after winning 18 of 22 matches against Bryant, Holy Cross, and Merrimack.

Maggliochetti was undefeated on the day.

The Friar freshman and her senior doubles partner Aidan Epstein...

Flynn to Temple

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Freedom senior lacrosse player Katie Flynn signed a National Letter of Intent on Nov. 13 to play lacrosse at Temple University.

“Everything the coaches were saying and how they were willing to help me, I knew it was the right place for me,” Flynn said.

It was September of Flynn’s junior year when she was contacted by the Temple Owls whose head coach is Bonnie Rosen. Flynn had a tour of the campus in December, and a week later, she was made an offer.

“They wanted me to...

Former FHS players contributing

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Freedom graduate and Eastern University freshman Jared Whitehorn has played in all 17 soccer games for the Monarchs this season.

The Monarchs were crowned MAC Freedom Champions after defeating King’s College, 3-1, on Nov. 9.

On Oct. 16 in a 3-0 victory over Delaware Valley University, Whitehorn played a part in Eastern’s third goal when he ran up the right side and teammate Nik Kokolios picked up the ball, scoring inside the far post.

In an earlier season win over...

Lehigh boys soccer team wins league title

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in Sports

For the third time in program history, the Lehigh men’s soccer team has won the Patriot League Men’s Soccer Championship, defeating rival Lafayette, 1-0 Saturday night at the Ulrich Sports Complex in front of a packed crowd of 1,705 people. After finishing the regular season with an unblemished 6-0-3 record, the Mountain Hawks head into the NCAA Tournament with an overall record of 13-4-3, the team’s most wins since 2015 when they won the title for the second time.

“I’m so happy for...