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BREAKING - Weather forces cancelations of hoops, wrestling and swimming

Friday, March 2, 2018 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

Whitehall AD Bob Hartman annouced that due to road conditions from Winter Storm Riley, Friday’s Northeast Regional Wrestling Tournament will be moved to all day Saturdary at Liberty High School.

Below is an updated schedule for Saturday’s action:

Revised Northeast AAA Regional Wrestling Schedule

Saturday, March 3, 2018

8 a.m. – Weigh-ins and Skin Checks – 1 pound allowance

9 a.m. – Preliminaries

11 a.m. – Quarterfinals

1 p.m. – 1st Round Consolations

2 p.m. – 2nd Round Consolations

3:30 p.m. – Semifinals / 3rd Round Consolations

Varsity wrestlers prep for districts

Thursday, February 22, 2018 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

Young Roughs compete in JV and junior high tournaments

The Catasauqua varsity wrestling team is getting set for the individual District 11 tournament this weekend and is hoping to duplicate some of the successes those in the younger Catty programs have had to this point.

For the varsity, Tyler Melendez enters as the fourth seed for the Roughs and is hoping to advances to regionals.

Head coach Nick Russo said other Roughies who are entering the tournament are: freshman Jacob Nye and Austin Brett, sophomore Lavonte Bouie, junior Brad Panto and seniors Derrick Rodriguez, Oscar Cordon, Jack Manogue, Austin Gorr and Jacob Latch.

Catty earns fourth seed, home game in CL playoffs

Friday, February 9, 2018 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Colonial League announced it’s schedule for the upcoming boys and girls basketball tournaments.

The boys side sees two games take places Saturday. At the bottom of the bracket, four-seed Catasauqua will host five-seed Wilson at 3 p.m. and at the top of the bracket, third-seed Notre Dame Green Pond will host sixth-seed Southern Lehigh at 7 p.m.

The winner of the Catty-Wilson game will play top-seed Bangor on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m. while the NDGP-Solehi winner will play at second-seeded Moravian Academy at 6 p.m. The site is to be determined.

EPC announces wrestling matchups

Thursday, January 25, 2018 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference made their pairings official on Wednesday night for the EPC Championship Wrestling Day, which is set for Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Easton Area Middle School.

Round 1 begins at 1:30 p.m. and features three matches: 17th – Pleasant Valley vs. Central Catholic; 15th – PM West vs. Dieruff and 13th – ES North vs. Allen.

Round 2 begins at 3:15 p.m. and also features three matches: 11th – Emmaus vs. PM East; 9th – Whitehall vs. Freedom and 7th – Stroudsburg vs. Parkland.

Fast start paced Kids in 2016

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

In the 90th annual meeting on Thanksgiving Day between Catasauqua and Northampton (94th total), it was the Kids who came away with a convincing 42-25 victory on the road at Alumni Field.

The victory gave the Kids a 57-33-4 advantage in the series.

Northampton got off to a fast start in last year’s game, jumping out to a 21-0 advantage before the half. Catty would try to climb back into the game with two third quarter touchdowns but the Kids would maintain their advantage.

Roughie Roundup: Girls soccer team gets a win in overtime

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Catty girls soccer team won 3-2 over Bethlehem Catholic.

Catty got off to a great start, taking a 2-0 first half lead. Lexi Rushatz and Trinity Kern notched first half goals. But, the Hawks would rally and score two goals in the second half. Mikaela Alleyne and Taylor Richards found the back of the net as Becahi forced overtime.

But Catty would win it in extra time thanks to Huber’s goal. Kern would also add an assist in the game.

Catty had 13 shots in the game and keeper Madison Hicks made 14 saves for the Roughs. The Hawks had 15 shots on goal.

Roughie Roundup: Volleyball, field hockey, girls soccer all pick up wins

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Catasauqua volleyball team picked up a win against Palmerton.

The team dropped the first two games 25-20 and 26-24 but rallied to win the next three by scores of 25-23, 25-19 and 15-8.

The Roughs dropped games to Tamaqua 25-12, 25-17 and 25-2.

Kaitlyn Stauffenberg had five aces, five kills and 15 assists to lead the way.

Salem Christian won over Catty in three sets: 25-14, 25-15, 25-15.

Catty fell to Notre Dame Green Pond 25-10, 25-11, 25-16.

In boys soccer, the Roughs lost to Notre Dame Green Pond 2-0.

Roughie Roundup: Girls soccer wins 4-0

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Catty girls soccer team found their scoring touch in a 4-0 win over Tamaqua.

Alexis Rushatz scored two second half goals to help Catasauqua pull away from Tamaqua.

Allanah George and Trinity Kern also found the net for the Rough Riders, both coming in the first half to give Catasauqua an early lead.

Flo Rios had 12 saves in goal for the Raiders who outshot Catasauqua by a 20-9 count in the game.

The JV game ended in a 0-0 tie.

The Catty girls soccer team fell to Pen Argyl 4-3 in overtime.

Girls soccer wins, loses, ties

Thursday, September 14, 2017 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Catty girls soccer team was outplayed on the scoresheet but ended in a scoreless draw with Saucon Valley.

Saucon Valley fired 25 shots on goal and Madison Hicks had an answer for all of them making 25 saves.

Before that contest, Catty blanked Wilson 3-0.

The Roughs scored two goals in the first half and never looked back. Alexis Rushatz had both of those tallies before Cassie Barna added the team’s final goal in the second half.

Catty had 24 shots on goal to the Warriors 12. Hicks made 11 saves in the win.

Colonial meet gets under way on Tuesday

Thursday, May 11, 2017 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

Day 1 of the Colonial League meet was held on Tuesday afternoon at East Stroudsburg South.

Kenzie Bradley took second place in the long jump with a 17-1.75. She finished behind Jill Olewine of Northern Lehigh who was seeded ahead coming into the event. The two were scheduled to battle it out in the triple jump on Wednesday, which is after Press deadlines.

Jacob Wittman continues to lead the way in the pole vault as the top seed, clearing 12-6, he’ll also be in action on Wednesday.