Southwick Associates, the folks who do yearly surveys on hunting and fishing preferences, has released their recent Fall Hunter/Shooter Survey showing the most popular hunting, shooting equipment purchases by sportsmen and sports gals, and the species they pursued.
The panel, composed of hunters and shooters from across the country who volunteer to participate, track hunter/shooter participation and purchases.
Over the years, Catasauqua’s wrestling program has been successful due to a number of reasons.
However, one major one has been their feeder system. The Rough Riders’ junior high program recently again proved its worth.
Catty placed five wrestlers among the top four in their respective weight classes in the Colonial League Junior High tournament.
Ready for a Challenge Zach Scheirer is preparing for another battle, hoping for a long run in the postseason
As he enters districts this week, Catasauqua senior Zach Scheirer realizes the challenges ahead as he will try to make it an eventful run.
Off the mat, however, Scheirer already has endured the rigors of working toward a gold medal.
He recently was named the school football scholar-athlete to be honored at the National Football Foundation Lehigh Valley Chapter Dinner in Northampton March 1.
Four top-seeded teams earned league basketball championships this week as tournaments were completed in both the East Penn Conference and Colonial League.
In the EPC title games, Allen boys beat Liberty and Bethlehem Catholic girls held off Nazareth Thursday night at the PPL Center. In the Colonial League, Southern Lehigh upended Bangor for the boys title and Notre Dame (Green Pond) took down Moravian Academy for the girls championship Friday at Freedom High School.
Pennsylvania’s final bear harvest figures are in and have set a new state record over a 30-day season.
According to the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC), hunters took 4,653 bears, a one-third increase over the 2018 seasons when 3,153 bears were taken. Pennsylvania’s top bear harvest was 4,350 bears in the 2011 season.
Catasauqua head girls’ basketball coach Mark Seremula is confident his team is ready to take the next steps in the big picture.
The Rough Riders managed just an overall 5-17 record, but they more than double their two wins from last year.
“We were in games longer and that didn’t happen before,” said Seremula. “We were right there with a lot of teams like Moravian Academy and Northwestern.
“We become better offensively, and we tightened things defensively. We have to find a way to become better scorers.”
League championship basketball match ups are now finalized for both the Colonial League and East Penn Conference.
The Colonial League held girls semifinals Wednesday evening at Catasauqua High School.
Top-seeded Notre Dame (Green Pond) beat No. 4 Bangor 51-36 in a girls semifinal to advance to the championship game, while No. 3 Moravian Academy took down No. 3 Northwestern 49-45.
The Crusaders and Lions will meet Friday at 6 p.m. with the boys championship between No. 1 Southern Lehigh and No. 6 Bangor scheduled for 7:45 p.m.
Max Willman is a good hockey player, but throughout his career he’s been overlooked every time he hoped to make a step forward.
As a high school hockey player in Massachusetts, Willman wasn’t scouted by colleges, which is unusual because New England is a highly scouted area for colleges.
Suburban Dart League
Dryland 37 20 .649
Star of Beth 38 22 .633
Light of Christ 32 25 .561
Bath Luth 31 26 .544
Salem UCC 28 29 .491
Emmanuel 26 28 .481
St. Stephen’s 28 32 .467
Christ UCC 26 31 .456
Farmersville 24 33 .421
St. Paul’s 24 36 .400
Ebenezer 21 43 .389
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Ebenezer 4-1, 0-6, 2-4
Eb - Vic Pacchioni 6-12, Steve Goutis 6-12, Jim Voortman 4-12.
SS - Dave Blaukovitch 6-11, Ed Wychock 5-13, Maceo Conner 4-11 HR.
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Seniors Madison Hicks and Joseph Merkel were honored, along with the other Lehigh Valley school’s girls and boys nominees, at the Lehigh Valley Soccer Scholar Athlete Annual Awards Banquet that was held at the Northampton Memorial Community Center recently. Gabrielle Oudin of Moravian Academy was the recipient of the overall girls soccer scholar athlete award and Zachary Appel of Saucon Valley was the overall boys soccer scholar athlete award winner.