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Catty youth teams play well in opener

Friday, August 24, 2012 by The Press in Sports

Catty youth football is back.

Four teams traveled to Williams Township to take on the Rams of Williams Township.

The flag team put on an impressive show as the kids ran up and down the field snagging every flag they could. Since the league mandates that this level be used as an instructional level, no score is kept and no touchdowns are recorded.

Coach Silva and his staff did an excellent job keeping with the spirit of fair play and substituted each student-athlete...

Roughies open football camp

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by JEFF MOELLER Special to the Press in Sports

With the beginning of summer camp just upon them, Zach Stopay and Zach Labezius can still feel like they have had a few games already under their belts.

It has been a busy summer for the duo and the remaining six seniors as well as a cast of other in the Catasauqua football program. The Roughies participated in series of offseason workouts and a rash of passing camps leading to the official start of practice Monday. It can all successfully culminate when the Roughies open the regular...

Catasauqua White Biddy team wins National Division

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by JOE ZEMBA Special to the Press in HS Sports

Catasauqua White won the National Division of the Central Whitehall Biddy Baseball League with a 12-2 record.

The team's two losses came to Cementon and Salisbury Blue.

The top-six teams in each division made the playoff tournament. Catty White defeated Egypt Gray in the opening game of the double-elimination event. White fell 12-0 to Laury's, which won the championship.

In the loser's bracket Catty White defeated Catty Brown 10-3. CYAA advanced in the loser's bracket to...

Roughie football team already hard at work

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by JEFF MOELLER Special to the Press in Sports

With the start of preseason practice just under way, Catasauqua head football coach Tom Falzone is already eagerly optimistic about his team's chances. A favorable showing in a series of 7-on-7, and 11-on-11 passing camps have fueled their fortunes toward the season-opener when they host Wilson Aug. 31.

The Roughies went against Central Catholic, Liberty, Lehighton and Nazareth, and they also attended a passing camp at Lafayette College where they met teams from New Jersey as well as...

Matos likes to speak through actions

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by JEFF MOELLER Special to the Press in Sports

In two short years, Catasauqua's Janae Matos has established herself as one of the premier athletes in the school's program as well as in the Colonial League. During that time, Matos has gained the recognition of her own coaches and peers and others along the way with her recognition as being a team leader in several ways and receiving her share of awards from the league and beyond.

Most find it hard to believe Matos will be entering her junior year, as she has already carved out her...

Bloszinky's hard work paid off

Thursday, August 9, 2012 by JEFF MOELLER Special to the Press in Sports

In many ways, Catasauqua's Jake Bloszinsky is a throwback athlete.

Over his four years at Catty, Bloszinsky has battled through his share of injuries and heartaches, and he has managed to stand tall through all of them. He has been guided by the athletic staples of hard work, teamwork, and overall dedication to the cause.

Bloszinsky has made improvisations along the way, some of them not be assured of the final outcome. Apparently he'll plan to continue the same route when he'...