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Thursday, July 7, 2011

July 7, 1974 Conrad "Smokey" Everett collects three hits, scores three runs and knocks in one to help Palmerton post an 8-6 Lehigh Valley Legion win over Fountain Hill. Kerry Solt adds two hits, one a homer, and three RBIs while winning pitcher Dean Meckes contributes a pair of hits and two RBIs. The winners also receive two hits from Joe Kavusak and Mike Koma.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

The Bowmanstown Palmerton Baseball Softball Association will host the Central Whitehall League Ron Appel Memorial All-Star Baseball games this year. It will be the first time the organization has hosted the annual All-Star tripleheader.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Pleasant Valley's Derrik Walling drops his bat after laying down a bunt.

SAYLORSBURG - Heading into game one of his team's three-game playoff series with Wind Gap, Birches' manager Allen Faust decided to hand Russell Baldino the ball.

As it has been for most of the legion season, Faust's decision turned out to be the correct one.

Baldino fired a complete-game four-hitter to lead his Birches team to a 6-1 victory over Wind Gap. The senior from Pleasant Valley allowed an early run, but settled down and allowed just three hits the rest of the way. The win gives the Birches a 1-0 lead over Wind Gap in the NORCO Legion quarterfinals.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

The Guerilla Squad, Cuz-N-Joe's Place and Ryan's Oil & Heating all stayed undefeated in the Eastern Schuylkill Recreation Commission Basketball League.

MONDAY

Lucky's Deli-PVI

Progressive Vision Institute held on for a 57-49 victory over Lucky's Deli.

Matt Brown had 23 points for Progressive Vision Institute.

Bill Cuff scored 12 points for Lucky's Deli.

R.R. Frey-B & R Gym

R.R. Frey Services dominated B & R Gym from start to finish en route to a 76-39 victory.

Jeremy Frey scored 23 points and added three treys for R.R. Frey Services.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Tamaqua Blue captured the District 18 9-10 year-old championship to highlight youth baseball league action on Tuesday.

In other action, Tamaqua opened Schuylkill-Berks Legion playoff action and Northern Valley closed out Lehigh Valley Legion regular season play.

LITTLE LEAGUE

D-18 9-10 YEAR-OLD

Tamaqua Blue-Towamensing

The Tamaqua Blue scored four runs in the top of the fifth to post a come-from-behind 10-7 win over Towamensing Township to win the District 18 9-10-year old South Division title at McGarvey's Field in Jim Thorpe on.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

July 6, 1966 Three Lehighton players contribute to the North's 7-1 victory over the South in the annual Lehigh Valley Legion all-star game in Coplay. Joe Metzger gains the pitching win, allowing just one hit in his three innings of work. Ray Knecht delivers a two-run single during the North's four-run fifth inning while Mike Bronko chips in with a run scored.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
special to the times news/Kathy Schwartz, Jim Thorpe Little League

Tamaqua Blue captured the South Division championship of the District 18 9-10 year-old Little League Tournament. Tamaqua Blue will now face North Division champ Valley West in a best-of-three championship series that begins Thursday night in Jim Thorpe. Team members include, front row, from left, Brandon Mader, Brayden Knoblauch, Michael Bonetsky, Cody Hamm, Nick Onea and Nate Boyle. Second row, Matt Gazdick, Derian Stianche, Matthew Kistler, Brady Moyer, Nick Breiner and Mason Dolinsky. Back row, Rich Stianche, Darryl Breiner, Scott Hamm and Steve Bonetsky.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Northern Valley turned back Salisbury 11-1 to win the Lehigh Valley Legion regular season title on Saturday and earned the No. 1 spot in the Region 2 Tournament.

Kyle Schomp went three-for-three, scored a pair of runs and had one RBI for Northern. Tyler Harris and Talon Williams each had a single, double, three RBI and scored a run.

Harris was also the winning pitcher, giving up just two hits in four innings of work.

Northern Valley also defeated Southern Lehigh on Friday night, 14-3.

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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

For most of the game, Freeland's Eddie Herberner struggled to get his bat on the ball.

After striking out twice and walking in his first three plate appearances, Herberner finally made solid contact.

With two outs and two strikes against him in the bottom of the sixth inning, Herbener delivered a walk-off two-run homer to lift Freeland to a 12-10 District 18 11-12 year old Little League Tournament victory over Tamaqua.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
@Caption Stand Alone:Scoreboard dedication at Marian High School A new baseball scoreboard was dedicated during the high school baseball season in memory of James "Jimbo" Stavinski. The team honored Stavinski by dedicating their winning season to him. Taking part in the dedication ceremony along with players, students and parents were, from left, Sister Bernard Agnes, IHM, Principal, Jennifer, Jimmy and Janet Stavinski, Marian head baseball coach Jeff Nietz, Athletic Director Stan Dakosky and Rev. Ronald Minner. Special to the TIMES NEWS

A new baseball scoreboard was dedicated earlier this season in memory of James "Jimbo" Stavinski. The team honored Stavinski by dedicating their winning season to him.

Taking part in the dedication ceremony along with players, students and parents were: Sister Bernard Agnes, IHM, Principal, Jennifer, Jimmy and Janet Stavinski, Head Coach Jeff Nietz, Athletic Director Stan Dakosky and Rev. Ronald Minner.