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Saturday, April 20, 2013

Last year's TIMES NEWS Boys and Girls first team all-stars featured eight seniors and just four underclassmen.

The 2012-13 TIMES NEWS Basketball All Star Team looks a little different with six underclassmen and six seniors represented.

All but two TN area players are new to the first team this year as well with Tamaqua's Brett Kosciolek (TIMES NEWS Boys POY) and Northwestern's Sara Jones (TIMES NEWS Girls POY) as the only repeat first teamers.

Saturday, April 20, 2013
Tamaqua has three new inductees

The Carbon County Sports Hall of Fame will induct its 2013 class on Sunday, May 26 at Memorial Hall in Jim Thorpe.

The doors will open at 12:45 with cocktail hour from 1-2 p.m. Dinner will be at 2 p.m. with the induction ceremony to follow.

Saturday, April 20, 2013

April 20, 1951 East Mauch Chunk scores five runs in the first inning and cruises to a 7-4 Mountain League win over White Haven. Harold Gower goes the distance on the mound, striking out three and walking one, to earn the victory. Lewis Anthony and Harry Kroculick both finish with two hits and a run scored for the Trojans, coached by Joe Hoehing. Gower contributes two runs scored, while Jack Huber adds a hit and run.

Saturday, April 20, 2013
Pennsylvania Game Commission board of game commissioners Southeast Region commissioner and board secretary Brian Hoover, left, shown with board president Bob Schlemmer, center, and vice president Dave Putnam, has led the way for a reduction in antlerless allocations in Wildlife Management Unit 4C and new regulations for antlerless hunting in WMU 5C.

HARRISBURG – In adopting seasons and bag limits for the 2013-14 hunting and trapping seasons the Pennsylvania Game Commission board of game commissioners took steps to address concerns dealing specifically with antlerless deer hunting at Monday's quarterly meeting.

Board secretary and first-year Southeast Region commissioner Brian Hoover made proposals to reduce the antlerless allocation in Wildlife Management Unit 4C and target "hot spots" in WMU 5C that were approved.

Saturday, April 20, 2013

According to its agenda for this Monday night's meeting, the Lehighton Area School Board will make a motion to accept the recommendation of the Athletic Committee and District Solicitor to turn down the invitation to join the Colonial League for the 2014-2015 school year.

Lehighton and Pleasant Valley, two current members of the Mountain Valley Conference, were delivered invitations by Colonial League officials back on March 20.

Pleasant Valley officials voted not to accept the invitation at its school board meeting last week.

Saturday, April 20, 2013
Pleasant Valley's Jon Walmach returns a serve during Friday's match against Lehighton. The Bears won the match by a 7-0 score. No further information was received by THE TIMES NEWS. BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS

Northwestern picked up a Colonial League baseball win as the lone successful scholastic sports team on Friday.

BASEBALL

Pleasant Vy.

-Stroudsburg

Stroudsburg's Mike Nikorak tossed a one-hit shutout and also delivered the game-winning hit in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift host Stroudsburg to a 1-0 Mountain Valley Conference victory.

With two outs in the eighth, Nikorak singled home TJ Backer to end the Bears' nine-game winning streak and spoil an outstanding pitching performance by Dan Hrbek.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Notre Dame's annual Blue-Gold spring football game will be televised live on Saturday starting at 1 p.m. on the NBC Sports Network.

NBC Sports Network can be found on dial position 75 on Blue Ridge Cable and on dial position 135 for Service Electric customers in the Tamaqua area.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Looking back on this past wrestling season, it is obvious that all TN area teams enjoyed success at one point or another, whether through individual or team accomplishments.

Pleasant Valley produced one state qualifier in Kenny Yanovich and enjoyed a successful season as a team, qualifying for district duals. The Bears' lost last year's TIMES NEWS Wrestler of the Year, Sean Bianco, after only five matches, but their depth offset his loss and kept the team among the most prominent in the area.

Friday, April 19, 2013

@$:Robert Getz, a 2012 Pleasant Valley graduate and current member of the Widener University football team, recently received his Middle Atlantic Conference championship ring for his team's success this past season.

Friday, April 19, 2013
@Caption Stand Alone:Palmerton varsity wrestling awards The Palmerton wrestling team recently held its season-ending banquet. Among the wrestlers to receive awards were, from left, Damien Fink (Most Valuable Freshman); Josh Evans (Most Valuable Junior/Most Valuable Player); Skyler Rosenberry (Most Valuable Senior-); Bomber assistant coach Justin Petersen; Zac Graver (Most Valuable Sophomore/Most Outstanding Wrestler/Coaches Award/Most Improved Wrestler); Bombers head coach Dave Lavin; Zack Christman (Most Improved Wrestler); Joey Bubble (Most Improved Wrestler): and Dan Russo (The Bomber Award).

The Palmerton wrestling team recently held its season-ending banquet. Among the wrestlers to receive awards were, from left, Damien Fink (Most Valuable Freshman); Josh Evans (Most Valuable Junior/Most Valuable Player); Skyler Rosenberry (Most Valuable Senior-); Bomber assistant coach Justin Petersen; Zac Graver (Most Valuable Sophomore/Most Outstanding Wrestler/Coaches Award/Most Improved Wrestler); Bombers head coach Dave Lavin; Zack Christman (Most Improved Wrestler); Joey Bubble (Most Improved Wrestler): and Dan Russo (The Bomber Award).

Palmerton Jr. High wrestling banquet