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Saturday, September 28, 2013
RICH GEORGE/Special to THE TIMES NEWS Palmerton's Tr4e Nelson (22) tries to get away from Palisades' Jesse Snyder for a big gain.

Turnovers can hurt a team's chances of winning. Not only does the offense not possess the ball afterwards, but more importantly, the once-established momentum can also switch hands.

In Friday night's match-up between Palmerton and Palisades, a second-quarter comeback by the Bombers was potentially ended when a fumble gave way to a Pirate touchdown, and a 25-9 halftime deficit seemed too difficult for the depleted Palmerton line-up to overcome the rest of the way.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Steps have been taken to limit access to Lake Ontario by sea lamprey – commonly known as the lamprey ell – by the construction of a barrier/trap on Orwell Creek, a tributary of the Salmon River, in Oswego County, N.Y.

A native to the Atlantic Ocean, this eel-like invasive species originally invaded the Great Lakes and New York's largest Finger Lakes in the 19th century via the Erie Canal.

Saturday, September 28, 2013
Nolehi wins first

With some uncertainty at quarterback due to injuries, Northern Lehigh had been experimenting with running back Nate Farber taking direct snaps out of the backfield in practice.

It was something that hadn't been used in game action all season. That is, up until Friday night against the visiting Salisbury Falcons.

And did it certainly provide huge dividends for the Bulldogs.

Saturday, September 28, 2013
Jerry Foster of Galeton, a professional butcher and Mossy Oak pro-staff member, demonstrates how to properly care for venison when field dressing deer in warm weather during a seminar at Cabela’s Hamburg store.

HAMBURG – Clearly, the biggest challenge facing archery deer hunters when the statewide season opens Saturday, Oct. 5, and those participating in the one-week early muzzleloader and special firearms antlerless seasons during the month of October is properly caring for deer taken in warmer weather.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN - Panther Valley lost to Schuylkill Haven, 41-15 last night, but the lopsided score doesn't tell the game story.

The Panthers (1-4), without a bit of bad luck and with some cashing in on several scoring opportunities, might have pulled the upset over the Hurricanes (3-2).

First, the bad luck.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

September 28, 1962 Joe Visnosky and Bill Carazo both go over 100 yards rushing to lead Palmerton to a 33-13 Lehigh Valley League win over Stroudsburg. Carazo carries nine times for 116 yards with one of his runs a 71-yard touchdown scamper. Visnosky adds 104 yards on just five attempts, including a 55-yard TD run on the Bombers' first play from scrimmage. Bill Heydt adds two short scoring runs and finishes the contest with 79 yards on the ground. The winners, coached by Bill Ruddy, also receive an eight-yard trip to end end zone from Greg Zern.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

The infancy continues.

About 17 years ago in the magazine that bears his name, John Parrillo, wrote: "Nutrition is a fascinating field. It's one of the few areas of science where highly trained experts with vast clinical experience can completely disagree about even fundamental concepts.

"This disagreement suggests nutrition science is still in its infancy."

But if consensus is required for maturation, nutrition science's "infancy" will never abate. A review of the research done on resveratrol will explain why.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

SHENANDOAH – If Jim Thorpe head coach Mark Rosenberger had to give his team a mid-season report card, "S" would probably be an appropriate grade.

"S" as in "satisfactory." Last night, with a 27-14 Anthracite Football League victory over Shenandoah Valley, the Olympians improved to 4-1 at the halfway point of the season and remained undefeated in the AFL (4-0).

Saturday, September 28, 2013

With Pleasant Valley trailing Wyomissing 38-28 with 7:41 left in the fourth quarter, all eyes were on backup quarterback Brandon Kuehner.

The Bears' junior signal caller was forced into action midway through the second quarter after record-setting QB Brandon Leap went down with an eye injury.

Kuehner stepped in and stepped up, leading Pleasant Valley to 21 unanswered points, propelling the Bears to a wild 49-38 win over nonleague foe Wyomissing.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Notre Dame came up with just enough offense and defense last week, especially in the second half, to hang on for a 17-13 win over Michigan State, ending the Spartans win streak at three and extending the Irish win streak over MSU to three straight.

As I stated following the Temple game, it wasn't pretty but it was a win.