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Thursday, June 9, 2011

This week's winners were: Flight A - Abigail Graver, Flight B - Carol Field and Jackie McGovern, Flight C - Flossie Marchetti.

Molly Fanelli won the Birdie and Chip-in Hole No. 2, while Judy Smith won the Birdie hole No. 5.

Next week's special event is Closest to Pin hole on Hole No. 7

Last week's winners were: Flight A - Molly Fanelli, Flight B - Marge Gerber, Flight C - Pat Papinchak

Molly Fanelli won the Three Clubs and Putter Special Event.THREE CLUBS& PUTTER WINNER MOLLY FANELLI

Thursday, June 9, 2011

The Panther Valley School Board set the salaries for winter coaches, which reflect a freeze for the year. They include:

Girls basketball: Josh Wank, head coach, $2750; Roman Barran, $1825; William Lynn, Cindy Hassler, Adrienne Blasko, volunteers.

Boys basketball: Pat Crampsie, head coach, $3600; Keith Gogal, $2375; Mark Lazar, $1475; Shaun Midas, $1325; Andrew Michalik, $1225; Charley DePuy, Terry Bonner, Ken Miller, volunteers.

Wrestling: Tim Robb, head coach, $4800; Michael O'Donnell, $1750; Ed Kennedy, $1500; Ben Warren, $1400.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Nick O'Donnell will continue his academic and athletics careers at Bloomsburg University. The Panther Valley senior will major in Exercise Science and Kinesiology. An outstanding wrestler at Panther Valley, O'

Donnell has been invited to walk-on the Huskies' team.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Physicals for fall sports for Lehighton High School and Middle School students will be held in the High School nurse's office on Tuesday, July 19.

Thursday, June 9, 2011
@Caption Stand Alone:Coal Region Rockies win tournament The Coal Region Rockies 13U travel baseball team opened its 2011 tournament seasonby capturing the championship of the Memorial Meltdown Tournament at In The Net in Palmyra, PA. The Rockies beat the Pro Swing Monarchs of Townsend, Delaware and Line Drive U of Hatfield in pool play and the Altoona Curve of Altoona in the semifinals. The Rockies beat the Clifton Park Bulldogs of Clifton Park, New York in the championship game. Team members are, front row Zander Coleman. Second row, from left, Cary Bates, Russ Blaker, Owen Bates, Darren Goida, Rob Oliver and Seth Porpiglia. Third row, manager Justin Gutsie, Zak Coleman, Nick Seach, Kyle Rogers, Matt Minchhoff, Rob Hinkle, Sam Harman and Chris Minchhoff. Also on the team were Tom Blaker and Dante Biasi.

Coal Region Rockies 13U travel baseball team opened its 2011 tournament season with a championship win in the Memorial Meltdown Tournament at In The Net in Palmyra, PA. the weekend of May 28-29. The Rockies beat the Pro Swing Monarchs of Townsend, Delaware and Line Drive U of Hatfield in pool play and the Altoona Curve of Altoona in the semifinals. The Rockies beat the Clifton Park Bulldogs of Clifton Park, New York in the championship game with a final score of 4-1. Team members are, front row Zander Coleman.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

The Palmerton Area School Board at a special meeting on Tuesday approved the following extracurricular positions per the negotiated contract for the 2011-12 school year:

- On a 7-1 vote, with Director Tina Snyder opposed, Michael Falcone, assistant football coach, $3,863

- Bethany Rowland, cheerleading adviser, $2,334

- Jodi Smale, cheerleading adviser, $2,334

- Kathryn McKeon, junior high cheerleading adviser, $1,167

- Avery Weber, co-assistant football coach, $1,932

- Karl Pielmeier, volunteer swim coach

- Susan Pielmeier, volunteer swim coach

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Lehighton hits three home runs, one of them a grand slam by Ryan Smith, to help Lehighton roll to a 17-4 Lehigh Valley Legion win over Southern Lehigh. Smith's blast comes during a nine-run first inning, a frame which also saw Matt Long connect for a three-run homer. The winners, coached by Chris West, add a solo shot off the bat of Trevor Krisak in the third. Joe Zellner contributes two hits, knocks in three and scores a pair while winning pitcher Matt Davis also chips in with two RBI.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

June 8, 1950 Eddie Conahan collects three hits, one of them a three-run homer, to help power Summit Hill to a 13-8 Panther Valley League win over Hauto. Conahan adds two runs scored as the winners finish the contest with 16 safeties. Charley McHugh bangs out three hits while Mark Sibbach contributes two hits and two runs scored. The Hillers also receive two hits and a run scored from Enrico Lavagna and a hit and two runs scored from Vince Lisella.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Pleasant Valley graduate Jeremy Gigliotti was selected by the San Diego Padres in the 19th round of the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft on Tuesday.

A graduate and former player at East Stroudsburg University, he was the 593rd overall pick.

Gigliotti is the second Pleasant Valley player selected in the draft. Aaron Fuhrman was picked by the Detroit Tigers in the 23rd round in 2006.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

The Birches ran their record to 4-2 by defeating Wilson Tuesday night.

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Howie Stevens turned in a solid pitching performance and received plenty of support as The Birches posted an 11-2 Northampton County Legion win over Wilson.

Stevens went the distance, allowing seven hits and three walks while striking out six batters.

Drew Borger had two hits, scored three times and knocked in a pair. Derrik Walling added two doubles and an RBI while Dan Hrbek collected three RBI.

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