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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hawks hand Parkland second loss; Whitehall picks up first win

Saturday, September 15, 2018 by The Press in Sports

Bethlehem Catholic-Parkland

The Hawks came back from an early 13-0 deficit to beat Parkland 24-16.

Bethlehem Catholic (3-1) outscored the Trojans 17-0 in the second half and 24-3 in the final three quarters. The Trojans (2-2) only points after the first quarter was a 48-yard field goal by Devin Bartholomew late in the first half.

Nicholas Lucien (4 receptions, 155 yards) caught a pair of touchdown catches for the Hawks, while Paul Carreras (3 carries, 73 yards) ran for...

NHS pounds PV

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by NICHOLAS SEAGREAVES in Sports

On Friday Northampton hosted Pleasant Valley in an early Eastern Pennsylvania North Division clash.

The Konkrete Kids were hoping to continue their winnings ways after a big win against Dieruff (49-0) the week prior. Meanwhile the Bears came into this game looking for their first win of the season after losing to William Allen (14-33) last week.

This game was all Northampton from start to finish.

The Konkrete Kids jumped out to a 21-0 lead before the first quarter ended...

Boys top WHS, PHS

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by NICHOLAS SEAGREAVES in Sports

An early EPC Skyline divisional soccer meeting on Sept. 5 saw local rivals Northampton travel to Whitehall.

Only separated by a couple of miles it makes this match extra special for both teams. The two teams were going into this game with different intentions. Northampton, coming off a loss to Emmaus (3-2), wanted to get their first win of the season. While Whitehall, coming off its win against Nazareth (5-1), wanted to keep its winning ways going.

Under the lights at Whitehall...

Young K-Kids look to make push to playoffs

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by TOM WENBORG in Sports

The Northampton Konkrete Kids field hockey team enters the 2018 season with high hopes after a District XI Class 3A quarterfinal appearance and narrowly missing out on an EPC playoff bid last season.

While last year’s team featured seven seniors, sophomores fill seven of the 15 varsity roster spots this season.

“I do have a younger team this year,” said head coach Carrie Saul. “I’m definitely looking forward to having those core group of girls get a lot of experience this year...

Northampton tennis team sitting at 3-3 on season

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by WENDY KENNEDY in Sports

The Northampton girls tennis team began a tough 2018 schedule with determination and the drive to win.

Last Tuesday afternoon Northampton matched up against district champion Easton. While the Rovers brought back several of their strongest players from last year’s district tournament winning team, Northampton still played a tough game. In the end the Northampton girls lost to Easton, but put up a good fight, losing two matches in a tiebreaker.

Northampton head coach Kim Davis...

Pete’s Top-10

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by PETER CAR in Sports

Hail Freedom!

The Patriots move to the top of the poll with their impressive win over Parkland last week and have fully cemented themselves as the area’s best team through the first three weeks of the season.

Now the question is who can beat them?

Easton still lurks in the background, while Central Catholic jumped back in the poll.

Check out this week’s picks to see where each team stands.

1. Freedom (3-0)

Last week’s rank: #2

Pates are the...

Football looks to get better

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by JEFF MOELLER in Sports

On paper, Northampton’s football team appears to be out to a strong start with a 2-1 record, posting consecutive shutouts in which they registered a total of 112 points.

Yet, head coach Kyle Haas knows the Konkrete Kids still need to fine tune some things even with a 63-0 trouncing of Pleasant Valley last Friday night.

The Kids had a 42-0 lead at halftime, and they scored on their first nine possessions.

“It was a big win and to win in that manner was good,” said Haas. “...

Boys win two meet races; girls take one

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

On Tuesday Sept. 11, the Northampton cross country teams had a meet at the Allentown Parkway scoring against Central Catholic, Emmaus and Whitehall.

The boys went 2-1 on the day with wins on Central and Whitehall. The girls went 1-2 on the day with a win against Whitehall.

The boys top-seven were: Evan Gillette (7th), Vince Gallagher (15th), Isaiah Tyler (25th), Zeke Coyler (26th), Owen Nahf (27th), Wyatt Poniktera (47th) and John Breslin (49th). There were 159 total boys...

Article By: The Press

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Press in Sports

DARTS

Suburban Dart

League

Standings

Star of Beth 3 0 1.00

St. Stephens 2 1 .667

Bath Luth 2 1 .667

Dryland 2 1 .667

Ebenezer 2 1 .667

Emmanuel 1 2 .333

Light 1 2 .333

Farmersville 0 0 .000

St. Paul’s 0 0 .000

Salem UCC 0 0 .000

Christ UCC 0 3 .000

St. Stephen’s (6-3, 3-1) at Ebenezer (5-1)

SS - Art Oberrader 5-12, Allan Beahm, Gary Buczynski 5-13, Allen Antry 4-12, John Hoysan 4-...

Outdoors: Archery seasons set to begin

Thursday, September 13, 2018 by NICK HROMIAK in Sports

The most anticipated archery deer hunting season kicks off this Saturday in Wildlife Management Areas 2B, 5C and 5D. The statewide archery deer season begins two weeks later on Sept. 29. Coincidentally, the early archery bear season also opens Sept. 15 in the same trio of WMUs.

But the primary pursuit is deer. And we do have an abundance of them. In fact, too many in certain areas.

Most recently about a dozen Salisbury Township residents voiced their concern at a commissioners...