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Girls look to get healthy

Thursday, September 22, 2016 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

As of late last week, the Catasauqua girls soccer team is off to a 2-4 start to their season.

Wins have come over Wilson and Jim Thorpe, but while their record may not be what they hoped for at this point, the team has had its share of tough times.

“We have been plagued by injuries,” said head coach Randy Gillespie. “We currently have three starters on crutches along with many other girls that have banged up ankles, shins and knees.”

Roughie Roundup: Field hockey rallies, wins

Thursday, September 15, 2016 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Catasauqua field hockey team trailed Wilson 2-1 at one point in the first half Tuesday afternoon, but it would only be for about a minute and a half.

After that point, the Roughs scored five-straight goals to record a 6-2 victory over the Warriors.

Ava Mariana got Wilson on the board just 53 seconds into the game before Kenzie Bradley tied the contest at 1-1 four minutes later with a helper from Jackie Crossley. Mariana would put Wilson up 2-1 and then it was Bradley again evening the score at 2-2 on another assist from Crossley.

Lions Classic canceled

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The annual Lions All-Star Soccer Classic was scheduled for Sunday, June 5 at Whitehall, however the event was canceled because of a potentially severe line of thunderstorms scheduled to move through the area.

The event features a boys and a girls game with stars from the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference and the Colonial League.

Stars from the EPC girls were: April Foley (Central), Ivanna Jones (Whitehall), Jennifer Guetzlaff (Parkland), Meghan Grundhauser (Easton), Nicole Brigante (Pocono West), Abigail Leach (Pleasant Valley), Taylor George (Whitehall),

Catty has high hopes

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

After struggling last season in the Lehigh Valley Connie Mack League, Catasauqua returns 12 kids from last year’s team and is looking to make some noise in the competitive league.

The team got off to a quick start, winning five of their first seven games as of last week.

Catty also features some familiar names for those who followed this year’s young varsity team, which just missed making the District 11 playoffs.

Article By: Scott Pagel spagel@tnonline.com

Friday, May 13, 2016 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

It’s been a big week for Catty sports as we head into the weekend.

At the Colonial League track and field meet, the girls 400 relay team took first play - made up of Tyra Brown, Hanasia Jenkins, Kenzie Bradley and Quinn Bachman.

Bachman also took a third place in the long jump. For the boys, John Stires led the way with a fourth place in the pole vault.

Winter Classic set for Feb. 6

Thursday, February 4, 2016 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

No matter the level of the sport, hockey players have always been considered a different breed of athlete.

From beer leagues right up to the NHL level, there may not be more camaraderie than inside a locker room at an ice rink.

So, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone the overwhelming response to this year’s Winter Classic, an outdoor hockey event held at the Bethlehem Municipal Ice Rink which helps support the Lehigh Valley Polar Bears, a local, special hockey team.

Winter Classic scheduled for Feb. 6

Friday, January 29, 2016 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

No matter the level of the sport, hockey players have always been considered a different breed of athlete.

From beer leagues right up to the NHL level, there may not be more camaraderie than inside a locker room at an ice rink.

So, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone the overwhelming response to this year’s Winter Classic, an outdoor hockey event held at the Bethlehem Municipal Ice Rink which helps support the Lehigh Valley Polar Bears, a local, special hockey team.

Winter Classic scheduled for Feb. 6

Thursday, January 28, 2016 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

No matter the level of the sport, hockey players have always been considered a different breed of athlete.

From beer leagues right up to the NHL level, there may not be more camaraderie than inside a locker room at an ice rink.

So, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone the overwhelming response to this year’s Winter Classic, an outdoor hockey event held at the Bethlehem Municipal Ice Rink which helps support the Lehigh Valley Polar Bears, a local, special hockey team.

Roughie Roundup:

Thursday, October 15, 2015 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

Girls soccer falls to Lehighton

Catty girls soccer lost 4-1 to Lehighton

Catty scored first in the game by Hanasia Jenkins.

The Indians would score three times in the first half and then once more in the second, though.

Megan Yurasits scored twice in the first half and then scored the Indians fourth goal.

Rajah Quinonus added the other goal and chipped in with two assists.

The Catty field hockey team knocked off Pen Argyl 1-0. Amy Huber was the lone goal scorer in the victory.

Pen Argyl defeated Catty in boys soccer 9-4.