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NHS girls doing well in summer season

Thursday, July 11, 2013 by JOE ZEMBA Special to the Press in Sports

Last Monday night, Aja Blount started the three weeks of a hectic basketball schedule for Northampton's girls basketball team by shining on the court.

She lit it up for the Orange and Black against East Stroudsburg South. Blount almost hit double digits for the Lady Konkrete Kids with nine points in a 55-42 win at the Catty Playground.

Tuesday the Konkrete Kids poured it on the Wilson Warriors 52-22. Giovanna Martinez cemented the win with 15 points.

Article By: JOE ZEMBA Special to the Press

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by JOE ZEMBA Special to the Press in Sports

Three time Olympian and professional volleyball player Tayyiba Haneef-Park appeared in Catasauqua at a volleyball clinic hosted by Barry Lovelace, owner of the Barry Lovelace Athlete Training Academy at Lehigh Valley Christian High School in the former Lincoln Gym in Catasauqua.

Haneef-Park, a 6-7 outside hitter/ opposite who recently played in her third Olympics this past summer in London, used Lovelace's training as part of her workout program.

Kunkle wins, improves to 2-1

Thursday, December 27, 2012 by JOE ZEMBA Special to the Press in Sports

Tim Kunkel of Northampton is fighting for Team Tiger Schulmann Bethlehem MMA. He recently took part entertaining Mixed Martial Arts fans, who filled the stands for the PA Cage Combat Valley VII Fight Series.

He took part in the eighth fight of the night, and the first one that was broadcast by Service Electric TV, before a full house at the Bethlehem Sands Event Center. The fight was promoted by former Liberty wrestler, football player and actor Duke Valenti.

NHS girls fall to Catty in powder puff game

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by JOE ZEMBA Special to the Press in Sports

Northampton High School had its side of the bleachers completely full for football on Sunday night.

Of course, it was for the annual powder puff game against Catty High. The Konkrete Kids fell 21-18 to the Roughie girls.

The Konkrete Kids defense stood out at times with key flag pulls by Lauren Gabryluk, Monica Hanson, Erin Tiwold, Dakota Sarbough, Lindsay Sandlick, Lindsay Vaisconi and Hannah Boyanoski.