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Saturday, August 28, 2010

Test results from the Northeast Wildlife DNA Lab at East Stroudsburg University helped the Pennsylvania Game Commission get a conviction in its case of Raymond Carl Kresge Sr., 66, Gouldsboro, who was found guilty of for unlawfully possessing a 600-pound male black bear.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

August 28, 1995 Jim Murphy and Greg Kruczek both register scores of 79 to earn co-medalist honors and lead Tamaqua to wins over Weatherly and Panther Valley in golf action. Jason Benner cards an 81 for the Raiders, who defeat the Wreckers by 33 strokes and the Panthers by 49. Karl Searing completes the Tamaqua scoring with an 89.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

KEMPTON – Preventing problems before they have to be solved in the field is important for all types of hunting, but it is especially so when using a primitive firearms like a traditional muzzleloader.

In Pennsylvania, which is the only state to have a special season for flintlock ignitions, many hunters like to give their flintlock rifles a "trial run" during the October antlerless-only season. This year, the early season will be held from Saturday, Oct. 16, through Saturday, Oct. 23, and both percussion and flintlock ignitions are legal.

Saturday, August 28, 2010
bob ford/times news Jim Thorpe's Dean DiBonifazio follows through after a tee shot. during Friday's match.

Panther Valley and Marian both recored a pair of victories in scholastic golf action on Friday.


Millersburg-Williams Vy.-Panther Vy.

Panther Valley posted a pair of wins, including a Schuylkill League decision over Williams Valley.

The Panthers, who improved to 8-1, downed the Vikings 331-354 and also Millersburg, 331-385.

PV's Matt Tucker fired a 78 while teammate Scott Nevenglosky finished close behind with an 80. Kory Lopata also chipped in with an 83.


Friday, August 27, 2010
Steve Shinko/Special to THE TIMES NEWS Tamaqua's Lauren Androkitis returns the ball to her opponent during Thursday's girls tennis match against Moravian Academy at Tamaqua.

Marian's golf team came away with three wins, while Panther Valley and Palmerton also both scored victories on Thursday.


Northwestern-Saucon Valley-Bangor

Bangor, Saucon Valley and Northwestern each had a golfer shoot in the 70s, however the Slaters had two and went on to win both matches.

James Lobb and Stani Schiavone each fired a five-over 77 en route to the victory.

The Tigers were led by Nick Vebellio's 79. Teammate Cole Miller chipped in with an 83.

BANGOR (405)

James Lobb 77, Stani Schiavone 77, Kyle Kosman 81, Alex Colton 85

Friday, August 27, 2010

August 27, 1959 Vince Gogal slugs a home run and combines with George Fairley on throwing a three-hitter to help lift Nesquehoning to a 3-2 win over Coaldale in the Panther Valley Little League tournament. The winners score all three of their runs in the first inning, two of them coming on Gogal's blast. Joseph Drosdak and Stan Ligenza each finish with a hit and run scored for the Nesquers. Fairley gains the pitching win, striking out six.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Lehighton High School will be selling season tickets for the 2010 football season at Kick-Off Day on Saturday, August 28 at 10 a.m. at the football field.

The price will be $25 (senor citizen/students price will be $15). This will include tickets for the five home Varsity games, a reserved parking pass for each game, reserved seating, as well as free admission to home jayvee, freshmen and middle school football games.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Pleasant Valley and Northwestern both posted victories in scholastic golf action on Wednesday.


Salisbury-Notre Dame -Northwestern

Northwestern Lehigh opened the Colonial League regular season with a complete sweep with a 410-475 win over Salisbury and a 410-421 victory over Notre Dame of Green Pond.

The Tigers' Cole Miller and the Crusaders' Rich Trapp tied for medalists honors with a match low of 76.

Stephen Reitz followed his Tigers' teammate with a solid round also as he carded a next best 77.


Thursday, August 26, 2010

Whether it's work related or for a leisure purpose, Bryan Kershner always seems focused on "speed."

During the work week, Kershner is the director of Information Technology for Pencor Services, looking to help the area community in connecting their computers with "Internet built for Speed."

In the evening, when Kershner is home with his wife and four children in New Tripoli, he is busy helping Jennifer care for their family.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

PHILADELPHIA -After the final game of their recent 10-game home stand that ends with today's matinee, the Phillies' next step won't have the same comforting feeling as the past two weeks.

Beginning tomorrow, the Phils will head to the West Coast to begin a seven-game trip that should be challenging on several fronts. They'll face the Western Division leading San Diego Padres arguably baseball's best-kept secret with the best overall record along with the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies.