Team Conf Over
Parkland 9-1 10-1
Emmaus 8-2 11-2
Central 6-4 8-5
Nazareth 5-4 5-8
Whitehall 3-5 5-6
Northampton 3-7 6-8
Easton 10-1 10-1
Freedom 7-3 9-5
Liberty 6-3 9-3
Becahi 4-6 6-6
Dieruff 2-8 2-11
Allen 1-9 2-10
Stroudsburg 7-2 8-5
Pleasant Vy. 5-4 7-5
PM East 4-3 6-4
ES South 2-7 3-10
PM West 1-7 2-9...
Entering its April 30 clash with Liberty, the Northampton softball team had scored double-digit runs in half of its games, including five games with 15 or more runs.
Against the Hurricanes, all they needed was one.
The K-Kids (11-4) topped Liberty 1-0 behind another strong performance from sophomore starting pitcher Madison Biechy. Northampton’s ace scattered three singles and a walk over seven innings to pick up the win.
Senior Brandi Davidson knocked in junior Hannah...
His small stature should not evoke fear from opposing pitcher, but Roman Quinn has put the pitchers in the International League on notice.
The Phillies #15 prospect owns the base paths as a leadoff hitter who appears to do it all.
This past Friday night, the IronPigs had just returned home from a 2-4 road trip and were facing their division rival in Scranton Wilkes-Barre. They had just taken a 1-0 lead when leadoff speedster extraordinaire approached the plate with the bases...
At their recent meeting, the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners gave final approval to the 2018-19 hunting/trapping seasons, and a lot more.
The first bit of news is that the agency increased the antlerless deer allocation from 804,000 licenses last season, to 838,000 for the upcoming seasons.
Locally, Wildlife Management Unit (WMU) 5C remained the same at 70,000. Other local WMUs include: 5B, 58,000 (57,000); 5D, 28,000 (30,000).
The board also voted to issue 125...
If you stroll up to Northampton’s Lisetski Field before or during a baseball game, you are likely to hear Drake or some 80s rock music blasting from the speakers.
After this past week, the K-Kids might want to change their anthem to “Stayin’ Alive” from the Bee Gees.
A five-game losing streak during the middle of the season put Northampton’s playoff hopes in peril, but victories over Liberty and Bethlehem Catholic have got the K-Kids (7-8) back on track.
Whitehall’s Saquon Barkley stole the show with the NFL Draft taking place last week, but he wasn’t the only local football player to hear his name called by NFL teams during the draft’s three-day event.
Barkley, the former Whitehall and Penn State running back, who was taken second overall by the New York Giants last Thursday, became the highest selection from the Lehigh Valley since Chuck Bednarik was taken first overall in the 1949 NFL Draft.
The former Zephyr led the charge...
The series win over Providence in the semifinals of the Atlantic Division playoffs was the first for the Phantoms franchise since their days of playing on the same ice that the Philadelphia Flyers played on at the Spectrum in Philadelphia.
It came in the same year where their next-door neighbors, the Philadelphia Phillies, last won the World Series - 2008.
Since that series, the team relocated to Adirondack and finally wound up in Allentown. Now, they look to reach another...
Saquon Barkley will be trading in his Nittany Lion navy blue for a slightly lighter shade after the New York Giants selected the Coplay running back with the second pick in the NFL Draft.
Watch parties were set up across the area on Thursday, April 26, to see where the former Whitehall Zephyr would land. Fans would not have to wait long to hear Barkley’s name called.
In an interview with Giants.com, New York general manager Dave Gettleman said, “Once Cleveland took Baker (...
The Northampton boys’ lacrosse team picked up another important building-block win for the program.
The K-Kids swept the season series with Bethlehem Catholic after a 10-1 win on Friday, April 27.
Junior midfielder Aiden Jones recorded three goals and an assist. Senior Greg Milnes and junior Kyle Wescoe each added two goals.
Northampton held the Golden Hawks scoreless for the first three quarters before Becahi tallied a late goal.
With four wins on the season, the...
The Northampton softball team has a message for the rest of the East Penn Conference: if you beat the K-Kids in the first half of the season, you are going to see a different team the second time around.
The first team to experience the K-Kids’ thirst for revenge was Central Catholic. After the Vikettes won their first game 6-5 on April 6, Northampton returned the favor with a 10-0 thrashing in five innings on April 23.
Senior Heather Alich continued her fantastic spring, going...