Catasauqua Press

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Rushatz 4th at Falcon meet

Thursday, September 12, 2019 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Catty cross country team ran at Salisbury last week.

The girls picked up two wins on the day, beating Northern Lehigh 26-30 and Palmerton 24-31. The team fell to Northwestern 20-39.

The Northwestern boys and girls teams both finished 4-1 in the Colonial League meet.

Catty’s Lexi Rushatz was fourth overall in the girls race with a time of 20:50.43. Reagan Pender of the Bulldogs had a winning time of 19:04.32. Catty’s top boy finisher was Cole Brown who was 25th with a time of 19:30.39.

Roughie Roundup: Girls soccer picks up another win

Thursday, September 12, 2019 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

Catty beat Lehighton in boys soccer 2-0.

The game was 0-0 at halftime before Catty pulled away in the second half for two goals. Damian DiPaolo scored both goals for the Roughies with Wesley Fotta and Luis Del Rosario added assists.

The boys lost to Saucon Valley 7-0. The team fell behind 2-0 by halftime before the Panthers scored five in the second half.

Zachary Nicholas scored three goals and an assist in the game with Matthew Konkolics adding two.

The boys fell to Wilson 3-2, but no other information was available.

Catty fell to Bangor 5-1 on Tuesday.

Roughie Roundup Soccer teams both get early-season wins

Thursday, September 5, 2019 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Catty girls soccer team got the fall season started on Friday morning with a game against Northern Lehigh.

Catty led 2-0 at halftime before the Bulldogs came back a bit. Haleigh Toto started the scoring with a goal on an assist by Katie Weiss. Kaylee Weidaw made it 2-0 for the Roughs when she scored on a pass from Brielle Davies. Toto would assist Weidaw on the team’s final goal.

Briana Ojeda and Shaina Mazzocca scored for the Bulldogs in the second half.

Madison Hicks made 13 saves for Catty to get the win.

Storms causing changes in district playoff schedules

Thursday, May 30, 2019 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

Dangerous storms over the past two days have caused many changes in the District 11 playoff schedules.

Many of the classes will try to get their finals in beginning as early as this morning in baseball, with a lot of action attempting to take place this afternoon before another potential round dangerous storms could once again take place.

Here is our up-to-date schedule as of 10 a.m. Thursday morning:



Finals, Thursday, May 30

No. 8 Emmaus vs. No. 2 Liberty at Coca-Cola Park, 4:30 p.m.


Finals, Thursday, May 30

Rain alters softball playoffs

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

Rain is once again altering league playoff schedules in the area. This time, Colonial League and EPC softball playoff games have been pushed back from Tuesday to Wednesday.

In the Colonial League, Notre Dame will take on Bangor at Pates Park at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, followed by the Northwestern-Palmerton game at 7 p.m. League finals are still scheduled for Thursday, May 16, at 7 p.m. at Pates Park.

Rain forcing changes to district, league events

Monday, May 13, 2019 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

Heavy rains are forcing the East Penn Conference and Colonial League to alter their league playoffs, and there was also a change to the District 11 track and field meet scheduled for this week.


The District 11 track and field meet scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday of this week has been pushed back a day. The meet will now take place Wednesday and Thursday, May 15 and 16, at Whitehall High School. Event schedules will remain the same with Tuesday’s events moving to Wednesday and Wednesday’s events moving to Thursday.


Weather alters Colonial, EPC hoop schedules

Thursday, February 14, 2019 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Colonial League and East Penn Conference playoff schedules for basketball were pushed back due to weather and school closings this week.

Tonight’s games (Thursday, Feb. 14) are as follows for the Colonial League:

Catasauqua High School

5:45 p.m.- Girls #1 Notre Dame-Green Pond vs. #4 Bangor

7:30 p.m. - Boys #1 Moravian Academy vs. #4 Bangor

Whitehall High School

6 p.m. - Girls #2 Southern Lehigh vs. #3 Northwestern Lehigh

7:45 p.m. - Boys #2 Southern Lehigh vs. #3 Notre Dame-Green Pond

EPC, Colonial announces tourney matchups

Thursday, February 7, 2019 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The East Penn Conference and Colonial League announced matchups for their respective league tournaments, which start Friday.

In the EPC, the Bethlehem Catholic boys get the top seed and will host eight-seed Easton at 7:30 p.m. Emmaus earns the second seed and will host Central at 6 p.m.

Freedom takes the fifth seed and will travel to Nazareth for a 7:30 p.m. game while Allen sneaked in on the final night of play to earn the sixth seed and a date at Pocono Mountain East for a 7 p.m. game.

Semifinals set in District 11 team wrestling

Friday, February 1, 2019 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The opening rounds of the District 11 team championships took place on Thursday without a lot of surprises.

In the 3A competition, the biggest “upset” was 5-seed Nazareth making it through to the semifinals. Along the way they beat 12-seed Whitehall 65-6 and then knocked off 4-seed Stroudsburg 57-12.

That sets up the Eagles third meeting with Liberty in just two weeks. The Hurricanes are the top seed after beating Nazareth in the EPC finals last week. Liberty handled Emmaus 64-7 to advance after the Hornets beat 8-seed Freedom 31-25 in the pigtail round.

District team wrestling brackets released

Monday, January 28, 2019 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

District 11 announced its pairings for the team championships.

Action gets underway at three different sites beginning Thursday and wrapping up on Saturday.

For Thursday, wrestling will begin promptly at 6 p.m. Subsequent matches will not begin before 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 adults, $3 students, $3 senior citizens.

For Saturdary, morning session tickets are $6 adults, $3 students, $3 senior citizens.

Saturday evening session tickets are $6. Only District XI passes are to be accepted. No league passes for any session.