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Local Sports

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Assistance is being sought by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission from trout anglers fishing on the Lehigh River during the 2011 season.

Commission fisheries biologists are working on the second year of a stocked fingerling trout study and need information on the trout that anglers land from Francis E Walter Dam in Luzerne County downriver to the Cementon Dam in Northampton County.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Clever fellows, those Buddhists monks of long ago.

They knew that ordinary, everyday tasks, like washing dishes, contained the spiritual quality that's the basis of Buddha's teachings if done with full awareness. They also knew that to get most ordinary people interested in Buddhism, they couldn't tell them to wash dishes.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

The Carbon County Area Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will induct its 2011 class at a banquet on Sunday, May 29 at Memorial Hall in Jim Thorpe.

This will be the 18th class to be inducted by the Carbon County Chapter.

Doors open at 1 p.m.. Tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for children between the ages of 6-12.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Pennsylvania anglers have long considered the opening day of trout season as an unofficial state holiday.

In recent years, with more and more people recognizing the importance of introducing and retaining youngsters to the joy of fishing, it is also the ideal time for bounding with family members and friends.

Friday, March 25, 2011

JIM THORPE

Head coach Frank Miller (5th season)

Assistant coaches Jason Jacobs, Patty Rehrig, Christine Rosenberger, Jamie Tatusko, Eric Moore, Mike Tatusko

Last year's record 3-3 overall

League Schuylkill League

District 11 Classification AAA

Key losses JaAshia Page, Hilary Reis, Marissa Cantelmi

Friday, March 25, 2011

March 25, 1972 Jim Thorpe captures third place in the PIAA Class C tournament by defeating Laurel Valley, 49-42, in the consolation game at the Fram Show Building in Harrisburg. Don Herman pours in a game-high 17 points to lead the Olympians, coached by George "Chuck" Hanna. The winners also receive 12 points from George Albert while Jim Zurn and Dan Albeck each chip in with seven points.

Friday, March 25, 2011

With two weeks remaining in the regular season of the Eastern Schuylkill Recreation Commission (ESRC) winter basketball league, the playoff picture is beginning to take shape.

Sokol Club-Matika's Lawn Care/Blazosky Funeral Home

Despite Sokol Club jumping out to a 19-5 lead and a 30-21 halftime advantage, Matika's Lawn Care/Blazosky Funeral Home rallied for a 65-59 overtime victory.

With the game tied at 56 at the end of regulation, Chris Rodrigues scored five of his team's nine points in the extra session.

Friday, March 25, 2011

JIM THORPE

Head coach Frank Miller (5th season)

Assistant coaches Jason Jacobs, Patty Rehrig, Christine Rosenberger, Jamie Tatusko, Eric Moore and Mike Tatusko

Last year's record 4-2 overall

League Schuylkill League

District 11 Classification AA

Key losses Carl St. Hill, Kareem Mickens, Robert Garcia, Talon Fogal, David Barrientos, and Kyle Bradley

Friday, March 25, 2011

Another basketball season has come and gone.

And while the season is still fresh in our minds, it's a good time to hand out some awards.

Below are some of our "unofficial" honors from the past year.

One other note: the boys and girls players of the year will be named at a later date.

Boys Team of the Year

Friday, March 25, 2011
Investment paying off for Tamaqua

For most school districts, an all-weather track can be considered a luxury item. I

For Tamaqua, it's been a $600,000 investment that has fostered priceless opportunities. N

Whether it be the school, its sports teams, the student athletes or the community, the benefits of the artificial rubberized surface has paid instant dividends. M