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Saturday, December 15, 2018

Phantoms see high scoring games this year

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by CHUCK HIXSON in Sports

The Phantoms offense has been hot early in the season. Hot enough that they are tied for second in the AHL in goals, just two behind the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, who lead the league with 57 goals. The Phantoms, Chicago Wolves and Toronto Marlies all have 55 goals on the season following weekend action.

Defensively, Lehigh Valley has allowed 49 goals, ranking 11th in the league for the most goals allowed.

Those two statistics could explain why the team has been involved in a...

Pete’s Top-10: More D-11 titles on the line

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by PETER CAR in Sports

With district titles handed out last week in various District 11 sub classifications, this weekend presents the showdowns that really count.

Freedom and Emmaus square off in must-see TV at Northampton Friday night and Bethlehem Catholic and Saucon Valley tango yet again at Nazareth on Saturday. With Becahi coming in as favorites over the Panthers, Friday’s 6A championship should be one for the memory books between two teams that have played the best football all year.

It’s only...

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Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in Sports

DARTS, TRAPSHOOTING

Suburban Dart League

Standings

Star of Beth 22 5 .815

St. Paul’s 16 8 .667

Bath Luth 15 12 .556

Christ UCC 15 12 .556

Emmanuel 13 14 .481

Light of Christ 12 15 .444

Ebenezer 12 15 .444

Dryland 11 16 .407

St. Stephens 11 16 .407

Farmersville 10 17 .370

Salem UCC 10 17 .370

St. Stephens (4-0) at

Dryland (7-5, 9-0)

D - Earl Sigley, Bernie Yurko 6-14, Larry Golick 4...

Kids fall on rainy Friday

Friday, November 9, 2018 by JEFF MOELLER in Sports

Northampton head coach Kyle Haas knew driving sheets of constant rain weren’t the ideal situation for his team at Easton in an opening-round District 11 Class 6A playoff game last Friday night.

The Konkrete Kids’ high-powered offense couldn’t get in gear, as they fell to Easton, 39-19, in their first appearance in a district playoff game since 2003.

Northampton (7-4) ended it most successful season since 2008 when they finished 10-3. It was a season filled with a series of new...

Outdoors: It’s the time of year to stay alert

Friday, November 9, 2018 by NICK HROMIAK in Sports

With the deer rut in progress (when bucks chase does during the breeding season - for you non-hunters), it’s a time for motorists to stay alert, because if you hit a deer with your vehicle, you’ll probably have to pay a deductible for your car insurance to cover the damage. And if you no longer carry collision coverage, you’re out the cost for repair.

The chances of a deer collision is quite high in Pennsylvania. In fact, the Keystone State ranks third in states where you’re most...

Pete’s Top-10: Getting to be crunchtime

Friday, November 9, 2018 by PETER CAR in Sports

We had a predictable first week of the postseason, but things spice up a bit this week in all classes as the cream rises to the top.

Freedom and Parkland highlight the big boy affair in 6A, while Becahi should keep pounding their way in 4A. Notre Dame is looking for a 3A title, but the second most interesting game of the weekend takes place in Saucon Valley with a Colonial League showdown with Northwestern.

Who will come out on top this week? Check out this week’s picks below...

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Friday, November 9, 2018 by The Press in Sports

TURKEY DAY GAME

Tickets for the 96th Thanksgiving Day football game between Catasauqua and Northampton will be sale in the Catasauqua High School Athletic Office and Northampton Area High School Athletic Office beginning on Thursday, Nov. 8.

The tickets will be on sale daily from 8:15 a.m. until 2:45 p.m. The last day to purchase

advance tickets is Tuesday, Nov. 20.

Advance tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens. All tickets sold at the...

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Friday, November 9, 2018 by The Press in Sports

DARTS & trapshooting

SUBURBAN DART LEAGUE

Standings

Star of Beth 22 5 .815

St. Paul’s 13 8 .619

Christ UCC 14 10 .583

Bath Luth 13 11 .542

Light of Christ 12 12 .500

St. Stephen’s 10 14 .417

Farmersville 10 14 .417

Emmanuel 10 14 .417

Salem UCC 10 14 .417

Ebenezer 9 15 .375

Dryland 9 15 .375

Emmanuel (5-2) at

St. Paul’s (5-4, 6-4)

SP - 4-12: Rich Kern, Kevin Gross, Dave Clark,...

NHS back in district playoffs

Friday, November 2, 2018 by JEFF MOELLER in Sports

The wait is over. It might have seemed longer with the opening-night, 41-0 loss to Parkland.

Sixth-seeded Northampton will enter Easton’s Cottingham Stadium Friday night to make its first appearance in the PIAA District 11 playoffs since 2003.

The Konkrete Kids have come a long way since their opening-night loss to Parkland and have managed to create new entries in the record books along the way, as they finished with an overall 7-3 mark.

They suffered a tightly...