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tyler bauer sets mark

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Sports

Earlier this April, former K-Kid and current Muhlenberg sophomore Tyler Bauer was named the mens field athlete of the month in the Centennial Conference.

At the time, Bauer threw the javelin 201-6 to finish first and set a facility record at the Muhlenberg Invitational, which was held on April 5.

Recently, Bauer threw a 208-10 at the Lehigh Games on April 26. That throw puts him ninth in the javelin in all of Division III. The best throw belongs to Tim VanLiew of Rutgers-Camden...

Lehigh, NHS' Boyko signs with the Raiders

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by PETER CAR in Sports

Billy Boyko has exams to deal with and a 15-page lab report due earlier this week. He probably can't wait for his senior year at Lehigh to be over because Boyko is set to fly to California in the coming weeks to participate in the Oakland Raiders offseason program.

The Raiders signed Boyko, a 6-foot-2, 239-pound linebacker, minutes after the NFL Draft commenced Saturday night.

"Five minutes after the draft, I got a call and the Raiders said they wanted to a deal," said Boyko. "...

NAA: pixie dolls win

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Sports

Congratulations to the NAA Pixie Dolls on their opening day win against MTAA Pixie Stix.

Special recognition to Olivia Vooz, Ryleigh Tillotson, Carrie Peifly and Mia Davis-Luizer for their strong defense in the outfield. They held runners to singles due to their quick feet and hitting their cutoff fielders.

Great job to Chloe Peifly at catcher, Marissa Holzer, Madisyn Schubert, Erin Dumbach, and Lauren Mantz in the infield. Bryanna Bogden had her first hit in the Pixie League....

Carpenter Cup tryouts begin this weekend

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by PETER CAR in Sports

It's almost summer and that means Carpenter Cup action is just around the corner. The Lehigh Valley team will hold their first of three tryouts on Sunday, May 5 at DeSales.

The other two tryouts will take place on Sunday's May 12 and May 19. All sessions are slated for 9 am.

The Carpenter Cup is one of the nation's premier scholastic tournaments that takes place at Ashburn Field at FDR Park and Citizens Bank Park.

Founder/General Manager of the Lehigh Valley team, J.F....

Kids compete at ASD

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Sports

With league and district track meets coming up over the next two weeks, top teams from around the are met last Friday in one of the area's top invitational meets.

Three Northampton athletes earned medals for top three finishes at Friday's Allentown School District Invitational.

Allison Horn won two medals at the meet, held at J. Birney Crum Stadium. She took second place in the 100-meter hurdles, finishing in 16.04 seconds. She also placed third in triple jump at 36 feet and 2...

Wildcard race heats up

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by PETER CAR in Sports

It's coming down to crunch time in the Lehigh Valley Conference volleyball season and the wildcard spot for the LVC playoffs is a hot item.

Both Whitehall and Northampton are fighting for that final spot, as well as Bethlehem Catholic, as teams enter their final four games of league play into the next week.

Northampton (11-3, 6-3), Whitehall (6-5, 6-3) and Bethlehem Catholic (7-3, 6-3) all share identical league records at the moment, but their fates will come into focus as key...

Kramer, Kids look for consistency

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by JEFF MOELLER Special to the Press in Sports

Cody Kramer is confident his team can get to the postseason and make some noise. He has never been one short on confidence, desire and humility.

However, he also realizes his team could use some momentum to make ride easier along the way. Consistency has been a major hurdle for the Konkrete kids to overcome all season.

They began this week with an overall 8-7 record (5-5 Lehigh valley Conference) and a better-than-average chance to be playing baseball in mid-May. But Kramer...

LVC top performances

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Sports

The LVC released its track and field top performances for 2013. The following are as of April 25. Note that girl relay bests were not available at time of press.


100 - 1. (tie) Decontee Krayee (WHS), Gabby Pastor (LHS), Brooklyn Escobales (DHS) 12.5.

200 - 1. Kiana Farrar (Eas) 25.8, 2. Aleesha Gordon (LHS), 3. (tie) Decontee Krayee (WHS), Arianie Pizarro (WHS) 26.30.

400 - 1. Skyler Freyling (FHS) 55.4, 2. Hanna Brosky (Em) 59.65, 3. Allyson Stitzer (Naz) 1...

Kunkel paces Kids

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by JEFF MOELLER Special to the Press in Sports

Northampton head coach Mick Sugra has been waiting for his team to put together a sense of consistency, as his club has hovered around the .500 mark all season.

He also has been waiting for one of his pitcher to provide a complement to senior Garrett Kunkel, who has been a mainstay on the mound all season.

Kunkel provided another solid outing Monday afternoon when he scattered seven hits and struck out six in his team's 4-1 victory over Allentown Central Catholic that lifted...

Kids keep it going

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by PETER CAR in Sports

Northampton kept their hot streak going again on Tuesday night, sweeping Nazareth in three games by a 25-17, 25-19, 25-11 margin.

It was the fourth straight win for the K-Kids, who upped their season mark to 8-3 and positioned themselves in the fourth spot of the District 11 3A postseason standings.

Following last week's victory over Becahi, which may have been the biggest upset on paper ever in the Lehigh Valley Conference, the Kids mentality hasn't change.