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GOLF Notaro, Kunkle win Wasser Cup

Friday, August 24, 2012 by JEFF MOELLER Special to the Press in Sports

Evan Notaro has had a busy summer and has played in a number of highly competitive and memorable tournaments on the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) tour this summer.

Yet, his share in one recent victory will likely be remembered for a while and also could play a prominent role in Northampton's golf season this fall.

Notaro teamed with fellow senior Kevin Kunkle to recently capture the 12th annual Wasser Cup title at Shepherd Hills Golf Course. The Wasser Cup began in...

Marcks' dedication, hard work paid off

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by JEFF MOELLER Special to the Press in Sports

Alesha Marcks knows when it will be time to turn her attention to her career choice of nursing.

In the meantime, Marcks will enter Moravian College in the fall to eventually play basketball for the Greyhounds program and embark on a nursing career.

It has been a trademark in her life, as she has methodically and meticulously developed her high school career.

Before she takes those steps, however, Marcks has a memorable athletic career to relish from Northampton High...

Sheptock always striving to be better

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by PETER CAR in Sports

Cole Sheptock always wanted to be better than his older brother Jimmy at everything. It's part of the common nature of brothers in the athletic field to have that sibling rivalry, especially in the case of a younger brother.

Boys just want to have fun and brothers tend to want to be better than each other.

Jimmy Sheptock is now a Division-1 wrestler and Cole is joining those ranks as well this summer at the University of Pittsburgh.

Cole's fourth place state medal at...

LTAA teams win 4 titles

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Sports

Lehigh Township Athletic Association softball team won four titles this year.

The 18U Parkland League team finished the spring 2012 regular season 10-4-1, which seeded them in sixth place going into the playoffs.

The team overcame some late-season, tough losses to regroup and take charge entering the playoffs by defeating Alton Park (#3 seed) in the first round, SPYA (#2 seed) in the second round and Hokey (#1 seed) in the championship game in two-straight games.

This...

Don Hunt Memorial Boys, girls soccer games announced

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Sports

The Super 2 Challenge, as it has unofficially been called, began in fall of 1998 as a result of the break-up of the East Penn Conference.

In desperate need of independent games for the 1998-99 season, the five remaining conference members (Allen, Becahi, CCHS, Dieruff and Emmaus) developed a challenge concept pitting the EPC against the Philadelphia Catholic League in a variety of sports. The sports selected for that first year were cross-country, field hockey, boys soccer, boys...