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Local Sports

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Pleasant Valley kicker Dean Krcic signs a letter of intent to further his education and football career as a kicker at Kutztown University in the fall. Looking on are his mother Nancy and head football coach Dave Pacchioni. He will major in criminal justice.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Pleasant Valley running back Austin Borre signed his letter of intent to further his education and football career at Kutztown University this fall, majoring in Sports Management.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

 Lehighton’s Jennifer Plocinik will continue her education and rifle career at the University of Tennessee at Martin.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Lehighton’s Wyatt Clements signed a letter of intent to continue his athletic career and education at East Stroudsburg University this coming fall.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Colts’ Snerr headed for Millersville Marian’s KJ Snerr announces that he will be continuing his athletic and academic career and Millersville University, studying accounting, this fall.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

February 3, 1956 - Coaldale, behind four double-figure scorers, pulls away from Summit Hill to earn a 72-61 Black Diamond League victory. Fred West leads the way for the Tigers, coached by Andy Kalen, with 19 points while Lou Gregas contributes 14. The winners, who use a 24-7 third quarter to gain a sizable lead, also receive 13 points from Joe Stoffey and 12 from Bobby Parfitt. For the Hillers, Dick Ackerman tallies a game-high 26 points.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Jim Thorpe’s Kayley Kovac topped the 1,000-point mark despite a loss to Blue Mountain in local basketball play on Tuesday.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Blue Mtn.

-Panther Vy.

Blue Mountain used a balanced attack that included three players scoring in double figures to claim a 77-43 Schuylkill League Division I win over Panther Valley.

Tristan Blasko scored a team-high 15 points for the Panthers. Rene Figueroa added 12 points.

BLUE MTN.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Palmerton and Northern Lehigh have a storied tradition of rivalry that has existed for generations and still continues today. The heated desire to defeat the other team was on display at Northern Lehigh High School Tuesday night, as the two girls’ basketball teams squared off in both programs’ final games of the season.

When the final buzzer sounded, it was Palmerton that prevailed, 36-31, ending its season on a high note.