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Thursday, September 27, 2012

There might not be much to Panther Valley's Kyle Ferryman as far as size goes.

The junior is listed at 5-9 165 and that's being generous. However, with Ferryman, size really doesn't matter because its his speed and football savvy that have gotten him this week's TIMES NEWS Player of the Week.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Pleasant Valley at Wyomissing

WHEN: Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

RECORDS: Pleasant Valley 3-1 (3-0 Mountain Valley Conference); Wyomissing 4-0 (1-0 Berks Inter-County Conference)

LAST WEEK'S RESULTS: Pleasant Valley def. Lehighton 54-0; Wyomissing def. Blue Mountain 35-0.

PLEASANT VALLEY'S IMPACT PLAYERS: QB Brandon Leap (37-71-689-10TD pass, 20-110-TD rush**), RB Austyn Borre (50-616-8TD rush, 6-146-2TD rec**), WR Sekou Jones (11-176-TD rec**), WR Andrew Romeo (10-201-5TD rec**)

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS Tamaqua's Taylor Gerber (19) tries to move in front of Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech's Alyssa Enterline (3) during Tuesday night's win by the Lady Raiders.

Kailee Rottet set the school-record for career goals with two first-half tallies and helped lead Tamaqua to a 4-1 win over Columbia Montour Vo-Tech on Tuesday.

Pleasant Valley also scored a girls soccer win, while Jim Thorpe and Northern Lehigh won on the boys side.

GIRLS SOCCER

CMVT-Tamaqua

With the goals Rottet now has 89 scores, surpassing the previous record of 88 held by Ali Updike (2007-10).

Lynn Kistler and Kaleigh Rabenold added scores to close out the scoring for the Raiders (9-4-1, 5-2-1).

PM East-Lehighton

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
bob ford/times news Pleasant Valley's Alex DiMarco (left) and Lehighton's Sage Terembula reach for the ball at it bounces into the air.

For the fourth time this season and the third time in Mountain Valley Conference play, 60 minutes wasn't enough time to decide the outcome of a Lehighton field hockey game.

This time, however, the extra time was good to the Indians.

Gwen Remaley's goal with 8:52 left in overtime gave Lehighton a 3-2 victory over Pleasant Valley.The junior forward took a deflection off a Sarah Keer shot on goal, recovered it and flicked it to the back of the Bears' cage, allowing the Indians to celebrate their first overtime win of the season.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
ron gower/tn filephoto Marian's Mike Gottstein won the Schuylkill League boys golf championship Monday.

Marian's Michael Gottstein is serious about playing golf.

So serious in fact, that he went to the Junior Players Golf Academy in Hilton Head, South Carolina to hone his game during his sophomore year. Gottstein's dedication to the game certainly looks like it paid off. The Colt's senior took home the gold Monday afternoon in the Schuylkill League Boys Championships at Hidden Valley Golf Course.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
bob ford/times news Pleasant Valley's Berkay Kasal (8) steps into a kick just before Lehighton's Craig Serfass (29) arrives with a sliding tackle.

Pleasant Valley blanked Lehighton in boys soccer action to highlight Monday's scholastic sports action.

BOYS SOCCER

Pleasant Valley-Lehighton

Pleasant Valley blanked Lehighton in Mountain Valley Conference action, 2-0.

Connor Phillips scored both of the Bears' goals in the first half.

Northwestern-Bangor

Bangor defeated Northwestern 1-0 in a Colonial League game.

Will Talero scored the only goal of the game in the first half on an assist by Josh Parrish.

Northwestern held a 14-4 edge in shots, but couldn't capitalize on the advantage.

Friday, December 30, 2011
Northern Lehigh's Trevor Yashur, second from left

It's becoming quite common this time of the year.

Select a football all-star team and you're bound to have a host of Northern Lehigh players on it.

After another successful season (the Bulldogs have reached postseason play in 13 of the last 14 years), it shouldn't come as a shock that Joe Tout's club once again dominated the TIMES NEWS First Team.

In all, nine players received mention on our top team. Leading the way is TN Football Player of the Year Trevor Yashur. Two other Bulldogs were recognized on the Second Team.

Friday, November 18, 2011

BY ED HEDES

Just two more weeks of Grid Picks remaining on the 2011 schedule here and I'm still trying to make it over the hump to try and finish in the top half of the standings. I'm also trying to make sure that the guys behind me stay there.

Would you believe some of them want to finish ahead of me so bad, they've turned to outside sources to do their picks for them?

Doesn't matter since my Ol' Crystal Ball still has a little bit of life in it...might trade it in for a new one for next fall, but it'll be ok to take me through the final weeks.

Monday, November 7, 2011

The high school football season came to an end for seven local teams this past weekend, but two TIMES NEWS area teams earned another week of practice and another game.

Northern Lehigh, with its 9-1 record, earned the No. 3 seed in the District 11 2A tournament and will travel to No. 2 seed North Schuylkill (10-0) for a 1 p.m. kickoff on Saturday and a rematch of the district championship game the past two years.

No. 4 Pine Grove (9-1) will make the trip to No. 1 seed and Colonial League champion Pen Argyl (10-0) for a 1 p.m. Saturday start in the other semifinal.

Monday, November 7, 2011
Tigers' Stelmack 12th in AA

HERSHEY - In cross country, it's hard to finish well without a good start.

Tyler Stelmack found out at last year's state meet that he has to get out quickly enough to avoid being boxed in. He learned earlier this season that he can't start too fast on Hershey's Park View Course, or he won't have his usual strength on the hills.

Stelmack used what he learned on his two previous trips to Hershey when he returned Saturday for this year's PIAA Championships.