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Buskirk is scholar athlete winner

Thursday, March 9, 2017 by JUSTIN CARLUCCI in Sports

Like father, like sons.

The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation held its 56th annual Scholar Athlete Banquet on Sunday.

Hundreds of athletes, families, friends, and coaches packed the Northampton Community Center to officially culminate the 2016-17 season and find out which high school student would be awarded one of the season’s highest individual accolades.

One scholar athlete was chosen from 33 area high schools to become the 2017 scholar athlete award winner.

Whitehall’s Buskirk football scholar athlete winner

Monday, March 6, 2017 by JUSTIN CARLUCCI in Sports

Like father, like sons.

The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation held its 56th annual Scholar Athlete Banquet on Sunday.

Hundreds of athletes, families, friends, and coaches packed the Northampton Community Center to officially culminate the 2016-17 season and find out which high school student would be awarded one of the season’s highest individual accolades.

One scholar athlete was chosen from 33 area high schools to become the 2017 scholar athlete award winner.

FootGolf comes to Olde Homestead

Thursday, September 4, 2014 by JUSTIN CARLUCCI in Sports

If you're a soccer enthusiast or simply looking for an intriguing hobby, Olde Homestead golf course in New Tripoli might have what you need.

In addition to its beautiful 18-hole championship golf course, Olde Homestead now has a FootGolf course, which was expanded onto its nine-hole par-3 course.

FootGolf is big sport in Europe and South America. Two years ago the American Football League brought it to the United States and it's now an growing sport here with the American FootGolf League (AFGL) as its governing body.