The Northampton track team took part in a three-team meet on Monday at Pocono Mountain West. Dieruff was the other participant.
The girls team won both meets, which brings their record to 3-2 this season. The boys beat Dieruff and lost to Pocono Mountain West, which puts their record at 1-4.
The girls took seven firsts in the meet, including two wins each from Aja Blount and Lyndsey Gallagher. Blount was tops in the shot put with a winning throw of 31-2. She also took first in the discus with a throw of 90-0.
Three one-run losses by the same score surely were not what Kevin Mann expected from his Northampton softball team.
But, Mann's Konkrete Kids - after losing 3-2 to Freedom, Parkland and Emmaus - finally got on the winning track with a 10-0 whitewash of Easton on Monday.
Playing their first home game, the Kids parlayed a five-run fifth inning to an 8-0 lead and wrapped up the win on Jillian Muthard's two-run single in the sixth to force a 10-run rule win.
With the boating season soon to begin, be it for fishing or cruising, BoatUS, the organization for recreational boaters, are telling motorboat owners to be cautious on filling their boat gas tanks with E15 biofuel (fuel containing up to 15 percent corn-based ethanol).
The Northampton tennis team picked up a victory over Jim Thorpe and also fell to Whitehall in recent action.
The Kids used wins from all four doubles teams to pull out the 4-3 victory over the Olympians on April 6.
The number-one doubles team of Tom Reinhard and Carter Test won a thrilling match, losing their opening set 7-6 on a 7-4 tiebreaker to John Lowin and Brett Luicana. But Reinhard and Test came back to win the second set 6-4 and took the third set 7-6 on a 7-2 tiebreaker score.
Northampton's girls lacrosse team hasn't had the results one would want to open the season, but the K-Kids changed their luck with a 19-3 win over Central Catholic on Tuesday.
The win marked the first league win in the history of the program.
Alyssa Tomsic led the charge with six goals, while Emily Henry added five goals to complete a momentous victory.
Sitting at 2-3 this week, Paige Warbrick's team looked to turn things around, despite having a plethora of tough contests throughout their schedule.
The Blue Mountain Baseball League Hall of Fame inducted three new members at their 31st annual banquet held back in the fall of 2014, bringing the membership rolls to 21,408.
The event was held at the Holy Family Sick and Relief Hall back in October, with about 80 guests in attendance.
The hall of fame presented their 14th annual scholar athlete award to Tyler Correll, a graduate of Catasauqua High School, who is currently continuing his studies at Boston University as a chemistry major.
The Bath East Allen Thunder U9 team finished their season a perfect 12-0. The team played in the CBL which hosts teams from Eastern PA and Western NJ. The team was made up of six players and for three of them it was their first year playing organized basketball. Stellar defense was played by Owen Ness, who led the team in steals and fast breaks. The dynamic duo of Josh Ossiander and Anthony Rota led the team in scoring and assists. Leading the team in rebounds were Caden Markulics, Garrett Wolfe and Jacob Palko.
Welcome to the inaugural column of Running Rambles!
Throughout the year, we will be discussing running techniques and training methods, races and feature stories about them, and entertaining questions, comments, and suggestions.
It is an outlet for one of the latest and fastest growing crazes and sports around the Lehigh Valley and beyond as the amount of runners continuing increases weekly. Whether you're a walker or a beginner or experienced runner, we welcome your comments.
Come Saturday, April 4, local streams and a few lakes will be teaming with anglers attempting to catch a few trout that were stocked for the early trout opener in 18 southeastern counties. The statewide season opens two weeks later (April 18) when a total of 700 streams and 120 lakes will have been stocked with trout. Of the 3.2 million trout to be planted, 2.01 million were rainbow trout, 641,000 were brown trout and 535,000 were brookies.
With two seasons behind him, Ian Luberti wants to make his third one different.
The junior Northampton catcher has decided to adopt more of a leadership role with the Konkrete Kids this spring. It likely will loom as another positive transformation for Luberti, who continues to become more of an effective force in the program.
"I have been working to become more of a leader with this team," said Luberti. "I have been in the program all three years now, and I feel I have a better grasp on how to call games and communicate with the pitching staff.