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Jim Thorpe man killed by fallen tree

A man died after being struck by a tree in Jim Thorpe Tuesday morning. The Lehigh County coroner’s office said Nolan O. Wernett, 66, was pronounced dead on Tuesday at 1:55 p.m. at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. The Jim Thorpe Police Department said the incident occurred at 9:29...
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Jim Thorpe captures Lehigh Valley Junior Connie Mack title

Jim Thorpe captures Lehigh Valley Junior Connie Mack title. The Jim Thorpe Junior Connie Mack baseball team recently brought home the Lehigh Valley Junior Connie Mack championship with an 11-6 victory over Southern Lehigh. Thorpe got out to an early 4-0 lead after the first inning. The squad had three players - Brody Schrantz, Michael Antignani and Lee Edwards - finish the game with two RBIs. Cole Lazorick and Kaden Hess also came through with RBIs for Thorpe. Schrantz led the way with three hits. Hess went the distance for Thorpe on the mound, throwing seven strong innings while allowing just one earned run and striking out three. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO.
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Opinion | Athletic prowess, racism are central themes in new Jim Thorpe book

When the news broke last month, it was not from a sports or mainstream news outlet, but from Indian Country Today, a nonprofit news site. Jim Thorpe, America’s finest all-around athlete of the 20th century, was posthumously re-awarded two Olympic gold medals in track and field that he had first won in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1912.
MADISON, WI
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Kei’Trel Clark Named to Jim Thorpe Award Watch List

University of Louisville cornerback Kei’Trel Clark has been named to the watch list for the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award that goes to the nation’s best defensive back. This summer’s list from The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame and Jim Thorpe Association includes 35 of the nation’s best defensive backs.
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Community gathers in Jim Thorpe for National Night Out

Tuesday was the official “National Night Out,” a nationwide movement that helps build good relationships between police and the local communities. In Jim Thorpe, a large crowd came out to Memorial Park to enjoy the food, fun and more. “It’s a night for the community to come together...
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Six candidates vie for Jim Thorpe council seat

Six candidates are in the running to fill a vacant Jim Thorpe Borough Council seat when the governing body meets Thursday. At a workshop meeting this week, the list of candidates was released including Jay Miller, Clem McGinley, John McGuire, James Dougher, Andrew Roberts and Sydney Wernett. The vacancy was...
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Dog’s best friend: Jim Thorpe man helps at Carbon shelter

Most dogs arrive at the Carbon County Animal Shelter on a weekly basis. Many of them are reunited with their owners in a short time, but the rest have to adjust to shelter life for an unknown amount of time. Vince Dart helps the dogs feel more comfortable while they’re...
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No Oklahoma Players Named to Jim Thorpe Award Watch List

A rare major award watch list without an Oklahoma representative. In what has been a fruitful couple of weeks for the Sooners in terms of receiving recognition for many of college football’s most prestigious honors, OU was left off of one of note this week in the Jim Thorpe Award.
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Catalon lands on Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Preseason Watch List

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas redshirt junior defensive back Jalen Catalon has been selected to the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award preseason watch list, which is presented annually to the nation’s top defensive back. Catalon is one of 35 players to be named to the list and one of six...
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Iowa defensive back Moss named to Jim Thorpe Award watch list

Iowa defensive back Riley Moss has been named to the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award watch list. The Thorpe Award is awarded annually to the best defensive back in college football. Moss, a former Ankeny Centennial star, was a first-team All-America selection by Sporting News a season ago and was voted the Tatum-Woodson Big Ten Defensive Back of the Year. He was alsoa first-team All-Big Ten selection by both league coaches and media.
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TCU CB Tre'Vius Hodges-Tomlinson on Paycom Jim Thorpe Award watch list

TCU senior cornerback Tre'Vius Hodges-Tomlinson has picked up another preseason accolade as he was named to the watch list for the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award. The award is given annually to the nation's top defensive back. Hodges-Tomlinson is considered one of the top cornerbacks in the nation. He has already...
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Jalen Catalon named to Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Watch List

Arkansas redshirt junior safety Jalen Catalon has been named to the 2022 Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Preseason Watch List, according to a release by the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame and Jim Thorpe Association on Monday. The award is presented annually to the nation's top defensive back, and the watchlist...
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