Jim Thorpe, PATimes News

TN/LVHN Male Athletes of the Year

The Times News/Lehigh Valley Health Network Athletes of the Year award ceremony was held Wednesday night at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe. Male recipients included, front row from left, Aaron Miller, Lehighton (tennis), Nate Wickersham, Tamaqua (wrestling), Tyler Hager, Palmerton (golf), Kody Kratzer, Palmerton (basketball); back row, Mike Fellin, Marian (track and field), Justin Holmes, Northwestern (football) and Carter Welch, Northwestern (baseball). Others winning awards included Sam Bower, Northwestern (cross country) and Jeff Garcia, Northwestern (soccer). BRAD HURLEY/TIMES NEWS.
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The 2021 lehighvalleylive.com All-Area Softball Team

The 2021 lehighvalleylive.com All-Area Softball first team is an experienced group. The first team has all upperclassmen as there are 12 seniors and three juniors. Freedom, Northampton, Bethlehem Catholic and Palmerton each have two players on the first team. The All-Area team honors standouts from schools in Northampton, Lehigh and...
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The Morning Call

New-look Liberty girls creating Hurricanes warning this weekend at A-Town Throwdown

A ferocious thunderstorm that rolled through the area late Thursday afternoon forced the opening night of the A-Town Throwdown indoors and then some issues with two of the courts at Muhlenberg College prompted another move for the girls teams to nearby Allen High School. The weather is expected to cooperate the rest of the weekend and the tournament will return to its home at Cedar Beach ...
Reading, PAReading Eagle

Fightin Phils replay: Somerset 7, Reading 6

Game replay: Reading’s ninth-inning rally fell short as Luke Miller struck out with the bases loaded to end it and the Fightin Phils lost to Somerset in a Double-A Northeast League game at FirstEnergy Stadium. Reading (30-45) lost for the fifth time in its last seven games, including 2-of-3 vs....
Jim Thorpe, PATimes News

PVLL East all-stars

Members of the 12-year-old East All-Star Team in the Panther Valley Little League Tournament are, front row from left, Zack Murphy, Nate Frantz, Connor Lawless, Pierce Goida, Noah Wentz, Noah Bauder; middle row, Logan O’Shura, Dirk Strohl, Riley Lawless, Greyson Ahner, Chase Wilson, Tegan Hettler; back row, coaches Jim Frantz, Rob Murphy, Pat Lawless, Travis Hunsicker and Toby Goida. The team consisted of players from Towamensing Township, Franklin Township and Jim Thorpe. RON GOWER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS.
Lehighton, PATimes News

Snyder to race at amateur motocross nationals

Ronnie Snyder has already had a season to remember. But the Lehighton native is about to embark on a week he’ll never forget. Snyder is set to compete at the Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, the first week of August.
Tamaqua, PATimes News

Tamaqua 10-year-old all stars

Members of the Tamaqua all-star team who participated in the season-ending Panther Valley Little League Tournament All-Star Game on Sunday are, front from left, Ryan Geronimo, Cain Conner, Jeffrey Oakes, Jackson Fannock and Wyatt Devlin. Second row, Bryce Eltringham, TJ Hartman, Eddie Akins, Jaedon Vidzicki, Chance Makovec and Jayden Rex. Back row, coaches Jeff Oakes, Troy Hartman and Mike Makovec. RON GOWER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS.
Bethlehem, PAmoraviansports.com

Michael Abbate ’02 - New Moravian Hall of Fame Inductee

BETHLEHEM, Pa. --- Michael Abbate, an All-Conference football and baseball student-athlete, is being inducted into the Moravian University Athletic Hall of Fame on October 8, 2021 in Johnston Hall beginning at 6:00 p.m. Abbate, a 2002 Moravian graduate, had an outstanding two-sport career at Moravian, earning All-Conference honors on both...
Philadelphia, PAMain Line Media News

Getting air: Skateboarding gaining momentum as Olympics

Skateboarding might be new to the summer Olympics, but the sport’s roots go back to the late 1940s and California’s surfing community, and an estimated 11 million enthusiasts are now riding boards world-wide. Among them, inaugural USA Skateboarding Olympic Team members Jordyn Barratt, Bryce Wettstein, Brighton Zeuner, Heimana Reynolds, Cory...
Bethlehem, PAlehighsports.com

Black Named CoSIDA Second Team Academic All-American

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Former Lehigh right-handed pitcher Mason Black has been named a Second Team Academic All-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Black was selected to the Academic All-District team at the beginning of July and has now been voted an All-American by members of CoSIDA and the Academic All-America Committee among others.
Allentown, PAthevalleyledger.com


Allentown Municipal Golf Course mechanic Robert Muth is being honored as the Turfnet Technician of the Year. The honor is based on crisis management; effective budgeting; environmental awareness; helping to further and promote the careers of colleagues and employees; interpersonal communications; inventory management and cost control; overall condition and dependability of rolling stock; shop safety; and work ethic.
Northampton, PAbuckscountyherald.com

Swimming with momentum

The PSC Highpoint Stingrays enjoy a pep rally cheer session before the final dual meet of the season, a 333-156 victory over Northampton. When reviewing the results, the Stingrays had many swimmers achieve a personal best. The Stingrays are swimming downhill, building their speed and looking to continue their momentum into the end of year championship invitational meets of the LBSL, said head coach Sean Kelly. The team consist of 115 swimmers from the Central Bucks, Hatboro, North Penn, Perkasie and Souderton areas.