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give back softball tourney

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 by The Press in Sports

The 2014 Give Back Charity Softball Tournament will take place, July 26, at Hokey Park.

Proceeds benefit the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the American Cancer Society.

Cost is $25 per person.

Local young business professionals Joe Brunovsky and Aurora Beani are once again putting their creative minds together to help give back to their local community. After a successful year raising over $15,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis foundation a local young couple is organizing a softball...

McDonald's football rosters released

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 by The Press in Sports

Rosters have been released for the 2014 McDonald's Lehigh Valley Football Classic to be played on Thursday, June 26 at 7 p.m., at Nazareth High School's Andrew Leh Stadium.

The GOLD Team (Northampton County, Palisades and Phillipsburg (NJ) is coached by Bethlehem Catholic's Joe Henrich, and is the home team. His assistants are Kevin Ronalds of Palisades, Phil Stambaugh of Pius X, Kyle Haas of Bethlehem Catholic, Marc Zimmerman of Bethlehem Catholic and Jon Glass of Bethlehem Catholic...

Saylor on LV Cup team

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Northampton High School softball player, Amber Saylor, was named to the 2014 Lehigh Valley Carpenter Cup softball team.

The team is comprised of high school players from the LVC and the Colonial League, who will compete in the Carpenter Cup Softball Classic, a tournament sponsored by the Philadelphia Phillies. Teams competing in the tournament, which is also a showcase for college coaches, are from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.

"I was going to try out last year, but I...

Valley falls in opener

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 by TODD KRESS in Sports

The last time Lehigh Valley's Carpenter Cup run came to an end in the first round was in 2006. Their opponent was Burlington County out of New Jersey.

Last Thursday, Lehigh Valley once again met Burlington County. This time it was in the opening round and the result was much like the 2006 meeting.

Following a brief 1-0 lead for Lehigh Valley in the top of the first, Burlington County scored four in the bottom half of the frame to regain control. Lehigh Valley made it a one-run...

Colonial dominant in Deppe Classic

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 by TODD KRESS in Sports

In an all-star game, most people probably expect a heavy explosion offensively coming from the batter's box.

And while that was that case, at least for one team, it was the dominant outing of the Colonial League and Mountain Valley Conference's pitching staff that stole the show last Saturday afternoon.

Following a first inning that produced a 2-2 ballgame, the Lavender Team's (Colonial League/MVC) quintet of pitchers allowed just four hits and one run the rest of the way to...

EPC 18 officially introduced

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 by PETER CAR in Sports

The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference officially put their name out there last Wednesday at Woodstone Country Club, as the 18 joining members of the former Lehigh Valley Conference and Mountain Valley Conference all met in harmony to introduce the "EPC 18."

The details of the day were more of recycled news originally reported by the Bethlehem Press back in October.

Wednesday's outing was full of the proverbial fluff that press conferences like this adhere to, as all parties...

LT, Northampton combine this year

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 by SCOTT W. PAGEL in Sports

This year's Northampton Connie Mack team is merging with Lehigh Township's team for the 2014 season.

While Northampton was just 3-14 a year ago, Lehigh Township went 12-7 to finish seventh in the very competitive Lehigh Valley League. They eventually lost in heartbreaking fashion in an exciting series with Fullerton, which advanced the Ramblers to the state playoff tournament.

Playing under the Lehigh Township name, the team will be under the direction of first-year coach Tom...

Kids end soccer careers

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 by TODD KRESS Special to the Press in Sports

Northampton's Sam Gaye ended the fall soccer season with a Lehigh Valley Conference First-Team selection because of his contributions on the field.

Over the weekend, Gaye backed up that selection with his performance in the 33rd Annual Lions All-Star Soccer Classic at Whitehall High School's Zephyrs Sports Complex. He was one of four Northampton seniors selected as Lions All-Stars in Sunday's double-header game.

Julian Santos joined Gaye on the boys' team, while Leandra Sterner...

Moore Township excited about Connie Mack season

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

Moore Township head coach Robert Brooks is excited about his group of Connie Mack players this season.

With some strong leaders, and the team recently notching its first victory of the season, it's all for good reason.

"We have a lot of potential, I just need to get it out of them and hopefully continue our winning ways," Brooks said. "Every game in Connie Mack season is important. Every team is competitive."

Moore is led by Jesse Yeuntch, and Brooks has high praise for...

ESPN coming to Bethlehem

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 by The Press in Sports

Lehigh Valley will be in the national spotlight when ESPN visits SteelStacks June 16 as part of the official FIFA World Cup™ SoccerFest and Viewing Party. (Check out

The internationally respected sports network has selected SteelStacks as one of a handful of destinations around the country where it will offer live look-ins at the crowds gathered to watch the USA versus Ghana game, set for 6 p.m. that evening.

As part of its coverage of World Cup Brazil™, ESPN...