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Thursday, July 4, 2013 by The Press in Sports

With a few games left in the regular season, Northampton has its sights on the playoff n the Northampton County Legion (NORCO).

Along with a sixth-place overall seeding in the NORCO, Northampton also is within striking distance of first-place Bath - anywhere from a game to a game-and-a-half in recent weeks - in the league's West division.

Scoreboard Dedication

Thursday, July 4, 2013 by The Press in Sports

A scoreboard was recently donated to the Northampton Athletic Association by both the Coplay and Whitehall Giant Food Stores. Giant associates David Snyder, Alison Snyder, John Leitzell and Deb Thomas were on hand to present to Gary Winkle, NAA softball commissioner, and Jeremy Reph, baseball coach and fundraiser chairman, as well as boys and girls of the NAA. The NAA would like to thank Giant for the donation and what they do for the community.

Fish for Free Day in Penn.

Thursday, July 4, 2013 by NICK HROMIAK Special to the Press in Sports

With the July 4 holiday upcoming, would-be anglers have an opportunity to fish for free that day as part of the PA Fish & Boat Commission's second Fish-for-Free Day.

And if those anglers are really lucky and fish at the right place at the right time, they may latch onto one of Cabela's Fish for Millions contest fish that they are sponsoring along with the PF&BC.

Peters, Valley fall in Cup tournament

Thursday, July 4, 2013 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Weather and time worked against Lehigh Valley's Carpenter Cup softball team as they were eliminated from the tournament last week after losses to Tri-Cape and Burlington County.

Lehigh Valley's first game last Wednesday resulted in an early morning 5-2 loss to Tri-Cape, but Lehigh Valley came back with a 4-0 victory over Olympic Colonial in the afternoon.

Hoop Camp

Thursday, July 4, 2013 by The Press in Sports

During the week of June 24, Northampton boys basketball coach Coy Stampone held his youth basketball camp. The camp was attended by over 50 boys entering grades 3-9, and was sponsored by Peters Insurance of Northampton. Current players and Stampone's coaching staff were counselors. Guest speakers were head basketball coach Scott Coval of DeSales, at left, and head coach Jim Walker of Moravian. The camp emphasized fundamentals and featured drills such as ball handling, passing, shooting, defense and rebounding. Prizes were awarded to winners in many competitions and contests.