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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Jobes first at PV, 3rd at DeSales

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Liberty’s Emily Jobes and Belle Weikert scored a one-two finish in cross country last Tuesday at Pleasant Valley where Liberty, Bethlehem Catholic, and Freedom competed against Pocono Mountain East, Pocono Mountain West, and Pleasant Valley.

Jobes’ time was 20:25 and Weikert was right behind with a time of 20:35.

“Belle and I worked together at a comfortable tempo pace, so we stayed together for practically all of the race except for at the end,” said Jobes. “My body felt good...

BC boys soccer falls to Eastburg North

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Bethlehem Catholic’s boys’ soccer team is hoping that the second half of the Hawks’ game against East Stroudsburg North will be a turning point heading into the rest of the week.

The Hawks lost to the Timberwolves, 2-0, on Monday at home, but had 18 shots on goal in the second half.

“I feel like the second half, we did play much better, and I think we can capitalize on that this week,” said Becahi coach Mike Reilly. “Tomorrow we’re going to work on some shooting and then we’ll...

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Sports

DARTS

Suburban Dart League

Standings

Bath Luth 5 1 .833

Salem UCC 4 2 .667

St. Stephen’s 2 1 .667

Star of Beth 2 1 .667

Farmersville 3 3 .500

Dryland 3 3 .500

Ebenezer 3 3 .500

Emmanuel 3 3 .500

Light of Christ 2 4 .333

St. Paul’s 2 4 .333

Christ UCC 1 5 .167

St. Paul’s (5-4) at St. Stephen’s (2-0, 1-0)

SS - Dave Blaukovitch 6-12, Jon Hoysan 4-12 HR, Gary Buczynski 4-12, Nathan Naprava HR...

Outdoors: PGC taking input on CWD

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by NICK HROMIAK in Sports

With an increasing number of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) cases occurring within certain areas of Pennsylvania’s deer herd, the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) is soliciting input from sportsmen on a response plan before more areas are affected.

To date the CWD has designated three CWD areas: Disease Management Area 3 (DMA3), encompasses WMU 2E and includes parts Jefferson and Indiana counties; DMA2, the largest of the affected areas, covers WMUs 4B, 4A, 5A and parts of 2G and 4D...

Cole Frank finding success

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Liberty senior Casey Frank had his brother Cole’s back as they finished second and first, respectively, at last Tuesday’s cross country meet at Pleasant Valley.

Cole Frank’s time was 16:35 in the Hurricanes’ meet against Pocono Mountain East, Pocono Mountain West, and Pleasant Valley. Freedom and Bethlehem Catholic also competed against the Pocono teams.

“I went out easy today. I just wanted to feel comfortable. I started off in 20th and then I was like, I feel good so I...

Pete’s Top-10: Eagles soar to top

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by PETER CAR in Sports

We have a new team at the top of the poll following Nazareth’s 35-33, thrilling win over Freedom last Friday night.

It was one of the best high school games the area has seen in a while and now the Blue Eagles have the task of upholding their status at the top by hosting Bethlehem Catholic Friday night. It could mark back-to-back weeks where Nazareth is involved in the top contest in the area and those things tend to happen when you have the best quarterback in the region with Anthony...

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Sports

Steel falls to Indy 2-1

Fueled by a strong win at home over Swope Park Rangers and a comeback draw away to a powerful North Carolina FC team, Bethlehem Steel FC gave the Eastern Conference’s second-placed side, Indy Eleven, a run for their money in their own building. The two sides played to a 2-1 win in favor of Indy in the home of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, with the hosts breaking out all the stops to get the three points.

Steel FC made a strong showing against Indy Eleven...

Moravian football falls 13-10

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by The Press in Sports

The Moravian College football team held a lead through most of the first half and the majority of the fourth quarter until visiting McDaniel College scored its only touchdown of the game with 12 seconds remaining to earn a 13-10 victory over the host Greyhounds at Rocco Calvo Field Saturday in the Centennial Conference opener for each school.

The Hounds dropped their first home game of the season as the squad turned the ball over seven times and had a punt blocked while still having...

District 11 Notes Through Week 3

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by DUKE HELM in Sports

DISTRICT 11

NOTES

Week 3

Running Backs

Nahjee Adams of Easton is the early district leader with 686 yards rushing through the first 3 weeks of the season. Brady Miller of Williams Valley is 2nd with 643 yards and Brandon Camire of Emmaus is the 3rd with 636 yards. Camire has rushed for over 200 yards in all 3 games. Camire also leads the District with 11 total TDs scored.

Asher Smith of Southern Lehigh has scored 10 TDs and Tavion Banks of Bethlehem...

Liberty stays unbeaten undefeated

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by PETER CAR in Sports

Liberty’s volleyball squad got a test Monday night and the Hurricanes passed again, as they handed Central Catholic (5-1) their first defeat of the season in a three-game sweep (25-17, 25-13, 25-15) to remain the only undefeated team in the District 11 4A class.

The Hurricanes (6-0) earned the sweep with the help of Ashley Houchens (14 kills) and Elizabeth Flynn (11 kills, 17 digs) scoring, as well as Jamie Byrne’s 26 assists and 13 digs.

“Central has a lot of height and some...