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Marcks' dedication, hard work paid off

Thursday, August 16, 2012 by JEFF MOELLER Special to the Press in Sports

Alesha Marcks knows when it will be time to turn her attention to her career choice of nursing.

In the meantime, Marcks will enter Moravian College in the fall to eventually play basketball for the Greyhounds program and embark on a nursing career.

It has been a trademark in her life, as she has methodically and meticulously developed her high school career.

Sheptock always striving to be better

Thursday, August 16, 2012 by PETER CAR in Sports

Cole Sheptock always wanted to be better than his older brother Jimmy at everything. It's part of the common nature of brothers in the athletic field to have that sibling rivalry, especially in the case of a younger brother.

Boys just want to have fun and brothers tend to want to be better than each other.

Jimmy Sheptock is now a Division-1 wrestler and Cole is joining those ranks as well this summer at the University of Pittsburgh.

Don Hunt Memorial Boys, girls soccer games announced

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Sports

The Super 2 Challenge, as it has unofficially been called, began in fall of 1998 as a result of the break-up of the East Penn Conference.

In desperate need of independent games for the 1998-99 season, the five remaining conference members (Allen, Becahi, CCHS, Dieruff and Emmaus) developed a challenge concept pitting the EPC against the Philadelphia Catholic League in a variety of sports. The sports selected for that first year were cross-country, field hockey, boys soccer, boys basketball, girls basketball, wrestling, baseball, softball and track.

LTAA teams win 4 titles

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by The Press in Sports

Lehigh Township Athletic Association softball team won four titles this year.

The 18U Parkland League team finished the spring 2012 regular season 10-4-1, which seeded them in sixth place going into the playoffs.

The team overcame some late-season, tough losses to regroup and take charge entering the playoffs by defeating Alton Park (#3 seed) in the first round, SPYA (#2 seed) in the second round and Hokey (#1 seed) in the championship game in two-straight games.