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Saturday, July 2, 2011

With Chronic Wasting Disease discovered approximately 10 miles south of the Pennsylvania-Maryland line, the Pennsylvania Game Commission board of game commissioners gave preliminary approval at Tuesday's quarterly meeting to a revised set of emergency powers to enable the agency's executive director to take actions to mitigate risk factors and to determine the prevalence and geographic distribution of CWD.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

July 2, 1998 Nick Mangold tosses a four-hitter and strikes out 13 batters to help Lehighton gain an 11-3 Lehigh Valley Legion win over Northwestern. The winners collect 18 hits in the contest, with Travis Hunsicker leading the way. Hunsicker finishes with three hits, two runs scored, a pair of RBI and three stolen bases. Adam Hausman adds three hits and two runs, while Casey Hydro belts a home run. For Northwestern, Ryan Wagner slugs a two-run homer.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

HARRISBURG – In what amounted to a case of "If you pass it, we will approve it," the Pennsylvania Game Commission board of game commissioners took the final regulatory step toward allowing an adult mentor to transfer an antlerless deer license to a Mentored Youth Hunting Program participant at Tuesday's quarterly meeting at agency headquarters.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

It's a fountainhead of frustration for all teachers everywhere. It's that student who has created nothing but chaos in your classroom saying he's seen the error in his ways and asking for the lengthy list of missed assignments as well your help in changing his failing grade.

With six weeks left of school.

Friday, July 1, 2011

July 1, 1976 Northwestern rallies for three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to pull out a 6-5 Lehigh Valley Legion win over Southern Lehigh. Dave Oswald opens the winning frame with a double and Ron Weiner homers to tie the contest. A single, error, walk and wild pitch allow the game-winner to score. Wiener and Oswald each finish the contest with two hits and two runs scored while Wolf keeps Southern Lehigh scoreless over the final three innings to gain the pitching win.

Friday, July 1, 2011
Ron Gower/TIMES NEWS Jayden Hensley of the Franklin Township Shockers avoids being picked off at first base.

When opportunity knocks on the door, one's got to let it in.

In case of the Franklin Township Shockers, they were the ones holding the door wide open a few times for McAdoo/Tresckow Nationals last night.

The Nationals scored single runs in three seperate innings, but it was a four-run third and a three-run fourth which helped propel the hosts to a 10-4 Keystone Senior Babe Ruth League win over Franklin Township.

Friday, July 1, 2011

The college football scene is suffering. Chaos and mayhem are the norm in college football.

With USC on probation for former Heisman Trophy winner Reggie Bush's transgressions and the current "tattoo-gate" with former Ohio State quarterback Terrell Prior, two storied programs are in big trouble with Ohio State sure to join USC on the list of absentees in post-season play.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Tamaqua Blue reached the finals of the District 18 9-10 South Division round by defeating Jim Thorpe.

Tamaqua now awaits the winner of Saturday's Jim Thorpe and Towamensing White matchup.

DISTRICT 18 9-10


Jim Thorpe-

Tamaqua Blue

Tamaqua Blue beat Jim Thorpe, 9-3.

Brady Moyer had two singles, a double, four RBIs and two runs scored for Tamaqua. Nicholas Breiner added a pair of singles. Darian Stianche scored twice for Tamaqua.

Friday, July 1, 2011
Corson receives award at Wyoming Seminary

Wyoming Seminary Director of Athletics Karen Klassner recently announced the school's Most Valuable Players, Coaches' Awards and Gold Award winners for spring sports.

Athletes who earned four varsity letters or three varsity and one junior varsity letter in their sport receive Gold Awards.

In girls lacrosse, senior Christine Corson of Lake Harmony received the Gold Award.

Wyoming Seminary is an independent, co-educational day and boarding college preparatory school. It enrolls 430 students in grades nine through 12 as well as a postgraduate year.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

June 30, 1988 Pleasant Valley's Rick Hackett catches a 21-yard touchdown pass but the Centennial-Colonial-Independent team drops a 19-9 decision to the East Penn stars in the annual McDonald's All-Star Football Classic. A total of 11 TIMES NEWS area players participate on the CCI squad, which is coached by Lehighton's Dave Parsons. In addition to Hackett, area players include Lehighton's Kyle Hough, Clayton "Skimmer" Andrews and Troy Yurasits, Northwestern's Eric Dalius, Wade Sulzer, Chad Wieder, Brian Good and Steve Clay, Northern Lehigh's Doug Hunsicker, and Palmerton's George Toth.