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LITZENBERGER HONORED

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Sports

Junior WR Chris Litzenberger of the Muhlenberg football team was named to the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll.

To be named, a student-athlete must be a sophomore or higher in class standing, carry a cumulative grade point average of 3.40 or higher and be a starter or key reserve on his team.

An accounting major, Litzenberger appeared in every game, including two starts, and totaled 10 receptions for 91 yards and a TD. The TD came against Dickinson en route to a 61-21...

Article By: JOE ZEMBA Special to the Press

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by JOE ZEMBA Special to the Press in Sports

The Rough Riders hosted the 1-0 Notre Dame of Green Pond at the Catasauqua Gym last Wednesday, and Catty improved to 7-5 overall and 2-0 in the Colonial League with a 45-33 win.

The 160 pounders began the action as Rough Rider Zack Bradley met Dean Fedrezzi with an ankle sweep. The junior achieved waist control and worked up went heavy on the head and turned Fedrezzi for a pin at 1:07.

Tyler Trobetsky kept momentum going and got a single leg takedown on Scott Maldanado....

Girls break losing streak

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by JEFF MOELLER Special to the Press in Sports

Catasauqua head girls' basketball coach Chad Werkheiser knew it was going to happen soon.

Despite having his team begin the season with a 0-3 start with consecutive double-digit losses, Werkheiser maintained his ever-present positive attitude about the program and knew his club's first win was soon in the offing.

The Roughies quickly responded when they downed Lehighton, 36-29, Monday afternoon to notch their first win and snap a 29-game losing streak. Junior Katie Buczynski...

Second chance for a buck

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by NICK HROMIAK Special to the Press in Sports

If you're like me and still have an unfilled buck tag, we'll get another shot at one during the late deer season that runs from Dec. 26 to Jan. 12. Of course you must use a bow or muzzleloader rifle in all parts of the state.

For those with unfilled antlerless tags, those may be used in the specific WMUs they were purchased for or, an antlerless deer may be taken anywhere with the general hunting license but that ends the deer hunting season for those who do.

If hunting in WMUs...

Wrestling team easily gets by Salisbury

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by JOE ZEMBA Special to the Press in Sports

Catty improved to 3-2 overall in wrestling after defeating Salisbury 54-15 to begin the Colonial League dual season last Wednesday at the Catasauqua High School Gym.

The match began at 120. A Falcon veteran, Nico Squarcia, faced Catty newcomer Kory Mindle, r a freshman, put his head in and got the pinfall in 35 seconds.

Spencer Phillips got a forfeit win at 126.

Jacob Rusnock met Anthony Dee and for over three years this matchup has gone back and forth. Rusnock barrel-...

Boys fall to Bangor

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by JOE ZEMBA Special to the Press in Sports

Bangor won its 34th out of 35th Colonial League games, 61-38, at Catasauqua High School on Tuesday night.

The Slaters and Roughies distributed the ball well, the difference was Catty only shot 20-percent in the first half and 30-percent overall.

Bangor had four players in double figures. Justin Ringland banged three treys on his way to 15 points. Freshman Michael Martino pumped in 12 points and made four assists. Colton Freeman, and the only returning starter from the Colonial...

Roughs fall to Nazareth

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by JOE ZEMBA Special to the Press in Sports

Catty fell to Nazareth 57-36 to open the season at the Catty High School Gym in a non-league contest.

"We did not have much on Nazareth because they had not played any games yet," said head coach Eric Snyder. "One of our scouts did see them scrimmage against Pius X and Pen Argyl."

Catty knew of Grant Searfoss, 16 points, and Austin Cordero, 11 points, and that they were good players.

"When they went to zone they outscored us 19-2. We went from four up to 13 down," Snyder...

Wrestlers go 3-2 at Catasauqua Duals

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Sports

The 2012 Catasauqua Duals Wrestling Tournament took place on Saturday, Dec. 8.

Scranton took first, Pius X was second and Palmerton was third.

Catty went 3-2 in the duals. They defeated Lake Lehman 34-33 in their first match and followed that with a loss to Pius X 38-27. Catty won over Allen, 55-24 in their third match. The Roughs would then fall to eventual winner Scranton 52-18 before defeating Central in their final match, 48-22.

The Leroy Bolmer Outstanding Wrestler...

Edwards hopes boys can get back to districts

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by JEFF MOELLER Special to the Press in Sports

With nearly four years in the Catasauqua athletic programs, Zac Edwards is confident he can spot success in the making and he isn't afraid to take charge.

Edwards himself has been successful on the baseball field where he was a team captain and his play has earned him a scholarship to Lebanon Valley College next fall. He also was a captain on the school's cross country team this fall.

With two games under his belt on the basketball court, Edwards is also confident his hardwood...

CL honors retirees

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Sports

The Colonial League recognized it recent retirees at its full member meeting at Green Pond Country Club last Wednesday morning, Dec. 5.

Recognized were: Don Harakal - Athletic Director, Southern Lehigh High School; Anthony Koury - Athletic Director, Notre Dame-Green Pond High School; Dwight Repsher - Athletic Director, Pen Argyl Area High School; Ken Fisher - Colonial League Website Coordinator, League Scheduler and League Historian, Northwestern Lehigh High School.

On behalf...