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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Sandstorm, Victorious Secret, and Valley Athletic all had sweeps this week in ESRC Volleyball League play.



Sandstorm started off the week with a three game sweep over Hope's 25-12, 25-13, 25-9.

Rachel Krajcirik served over 20 points and had six aces with Emily Schilling having 15 serving points as well for Sandstorm.

Jamie Raymor had four service points for Hope's.

Victorious Secret-

Team Have Fun

Victorious Secret had a three game win against Team Have Fun 25-12, 25-17, 25-17.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

There has been a lot of talk about the lack of depth in the Philadelphia Phillies Minor League system.

That talk is not necessarily true. There are a bunch of bright spots that the Phillies fans can be proud. Many of them are in Clearwater where four Threshers were invited to last week's Florida State League All-Star game.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

The Franklin Shockers went 2-1 this past weekend, gaining wins over Forks Township and Allen Township.



FT Shockers-Forks Twp.

Franklin Township scored nine runs in the first inning to help post a 17-2 win over Forks Township.

Anthony Rossino earned the pitching win for the Shockers.

Anthony Farole was the hitting star for FT getting four hits and knocking in five runs. Rossino had two RBIs, Kyle Troch had two RBIs, and Vince Mele knocked in a run, while scoring three.

FT Shockers-Allen Twp.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

June 26, 1986 Northwestern's Scott Ziegler and Brian Kemmerer are members of the winning City All-Star team in the annual Lehigh Valley All-Star Football Classic. Thirteen TIMES NEWS area players participate in the event with 11 on the Suburban team. Palmerton's George Schmidt tosses a touchdown pass in the 27-18 contest. Other area players include the Bombers' Rick Dunbar, Bill Strauch, Randy Thomas and Tim Wargo; Lehighton's Rob Hinkle, Wess Eidem, Rich Bloom and Scott Rehrig; Northern Lehigh's Donald Evans; and Pleasant Valley's Mike Meitzler.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
PHOTO COURTESY OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY  Indiana Univesity senior and Panther Valley grad Allysa Vavra qualified for the Pan Am Games with her outstanding efforts at the U.S. National Swim Championships that ran from late last week through the weekend.

The Indiana Department of Athletics has announced that senior swimmer Allysa Vavra has been named the 2012 Indiana Female Athlete of the Year.

Redshirt junior runner Andy Bayer was honored as the Male Athlete of the Year.

"Allysa and Andy represent what Indiana Athletics is all about: not only great athletes, but great students and young people with great character and values," said IU Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Fred Glass. "We are proud of them and their accomplishments."

Monday, June 25, 2012
RON GOWER/TIMES NEWS Summit Hill Breaker Boys quarterback Craig Zurn finds himself in trouble on a running play as members of the Elizabethtown Mustangs close in on him. The Mustangs defeated the Breaker Boys, 73-52.

It was quite a shoot-out between Summit Hill and Elizabethtown on Saturday. If only the Breaker Boys hadn't stopped to reload. It proved fatal.

The Mustangs scored 23 straight points at the start of the second half, and went on to eliminate the local squad 73-52 in a Great Eastern Football Association Division Championship Game, played on Summit Hill's Ginder Field.

The first half saw the two teams swap scores in a game that was tied three times. E'town had a 35-32 halftime lead.

Monday, June 25, 2012

June 25, 1943 Joe Pancoe excels on the mound and at the plate to lead Nesquehoning to a 7-1 Panther Valley League win over Coaldale. Pancoe finishes with a four-hitter to gain the pitching win and helps his own cause by collecting three hits and scoring three runs. The winners, coached by Al Hochmiller, also receive three hits from McMichael and two from both Barno and Fiorentino.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Ths Jim Thorpe Summer League will begin its 52nd year on Monday June 25th.

Getz's Transportation won the 2011 Championship by defeating Molly Maguires by a score of 64-47.

The 2012 season will also be the first year in which the Broad Mountain Battle will take place. The game will pit the JTSL champion vs. the Weatherly Summer League champion.

Highland Beverage

(Carolina Blue)

Captain - Brad Hurley; Terry McEmoyle, Derick Reis, Corey Cinicola, Gino Duffy, Mark Klotz, Michael Chapman, Will Kunkel, Frank Jacobs, Jon Young, Matt Reabold, Mike McGonigal.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Three TIMES NEWS Swimmers of the Year are at the U.S. Olympic Team Swimming Trials at the CenturyLink Center, in Omaha, Nebraska from today through July 2.

Allysa Vavra, Madison Burns and Kristen Shickora, who all earned the honor during their high school careers, all take to the pool giving it their best shot at trying to make the Olympic team.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

The moment will live forever in Philadelphia Phillies lore.

Phillies fans everywhere can almost assuredly replay and describe the memory at the drop of a red and white hat.

The Phillies' Brad Lidge stands in the stretch and delivers an 0-2 pitch to Tampa's Eric Hinske. Hinske swings over Lidge's deadly slider, which had worked beautifully so many times throughout the year, to get strike three and clinch the 2008 World Series.