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Youth/Recreation

Thursday, June 23, 2011
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The U-6 Gladiators took first place in the Lehighton 3v3 Soccer Tournament which took place on June 19 at the Lehighton High School and was sponsored by the Lehighton Area Soccer Club. Team members include, from left, assistant coach Sherry Meckes, Dawson Meckes, AJ Light, Mackenzie Yuhas, Matthew Sofranko, Maddy Sofranko, Steven Yuhas, and head coach JD Light.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
JV and Varsity Jim Thorpe Wrestlers 2010-2011
Thursday, April 7, 2011

The Palmerton Youth Wrestling and Cheerleading Association (PYWCA) held their annual awards banquet at the Aquashicola Fire Company. Palmerton finished with its best season ever, finishing in sixth place out of 32 teams in the VEWL varsity tournament. Palmerton was the top Class AA team in the tourney with six place winners. The teams also captured the King of the Ridge title for second year in a row.

Friday, March 11, 2011

The Pleasant Valley 8th grade basketball team stayed undefeated and moved into the Greater Pocono Tournament championship game by beating Wallenpaupack, 41-35.

Elijah Gonzalez led the Bears with 14 points. Eric Mikulski and Brian Joseph added eight and seven points respectively.

Pleasant Valley will play Pocono Mt. West at 7:15 p.m. on Saturday at Stroudsburg's Junior High School.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

The Suns finished the season with a overall record of 11-3 and captured the championship game of the Jim Thorpe Booster Club Basketball Tournament. Owen Snisky scored 29 points and Kenny Pugh had 26 points to pace the winners in the title game. Team members include, First row, from left, Vice Isabella and Jake Burkhardt. Second row, Frank Prisinzano, Emilio Zammito and Billy Steen. Thrid row, Phillip Struble, Kenny Pugh, and Owen Snisky. Back row, coaches Chelsea Smelas, Mike Snisky, and Tom Ferguson. Felician Konopka is also on the team.

Thursday, February 17, 2011
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The Tamaqua 8th grade boys basketball team finished the 2010-11 season with a perfect 22-0 record. Team members include, front row, from left, Dylan Baddick, Zach Wargula, Ernie Shilko,

Boaz Rottet, Nate Mac Donald and Trevor Skripko. Back row, Tyler Skripko, Connor Hartung, Brett Kosciolek, Jacob Humes and Devin Murphy. The team was coached by Caszy Kosciolek.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Carbon United Goblets gain LVYSL U12 title

The Goblets captured the Lehigh Valley Youth Soccer League U12 Girls' 2010 championships. A party was hosted in the Goblets honor and the girls were presented with jackets and trophies for their accomplishment.

Friday, December 17, 2010
Andy Leibenguth/times news @Caption Stand Alone:Tamaqua Elks Hoop Shoot runner-ups Second place winners during the Tamaqua Elks 2010 Hoop Shoot were, front row, from, left are Mady Coccio, Riley McHugh, Emily Titus, and Derian Stianche. Back row, Brenna Karnish, Billy Derr III, and Hoop Shoot director and 30-year volunteer Vaal Kester.
Friday, November 26, 2010
NANCY SCHOLZ/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS @Caption Stand Alone:Palmerton captures LVYFL 85-pound title Palmerton recently captured the Lehigh Valley Youth Football League 85-pound championship. Palmerton defeated Northwestern in the title game. Team members were Matt Andreas, Dylan Shinsky, Kody Kratzer, Nick Reimer, Ethan Recker, Deven Bollinger, Bryce Thomas, Trevor Stoeckel, Justin Hosier, Jordan Nelson, Owen Buck, Johnathan Eckart, Colby Trexler, Ethan Steinmetz, Joshua Mooney, Blake Sterner, Andrew Sabo, Joey DeRossi, Damien Carrelli, Austin Haydt, Dereck Wentz, Stone Klotz, Hunter Connell, Jonathan Gruber, Owen Schoch, Donovan Henning, Derek Hunter, Tanner Strohl and Eric Reitz.

Palmerton captured the Lehigh Valley Youth Football League 85-pound championship on Sunday, Nov. 21. Palmerton defeated Northwestern in the title game.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
@Caption Stand Alone:Jim Thorpe wins XYFL championship The Jim Thorpe Olympians Knee-hi Midget football team captured the Extreme Youth Football League (XYFL) Midget Division championship. The Olympians finished the season with a record of 7-0 and outscored their opponents 246-52, including a 33-13 victory over Panther Valley in the championship game. Team members were front row, from left, Eddie Baus, Trevor Keefer, Thomas Hudock, Nicholas Jacobs, Nick Rosahac, Lucas Boyle, Justin Marykwas, Gordon Lindermuth, Joseph Lindermuth and Josh Bartlett. Second row, Michael Solt, Dennis Hawk, Daniel Eggert, Jon Fikentscher, Gavin Downs, Hunter Aites, and Luke Becker. Third row, Antonio Madera, Cooper Moore, Brandon Mauro, Jason Partenio, Robbie Heller, Kenny Pugh, Willy Nieves, Robbie Giesinger, Justin Barton, Alec Lauer and Zac Dykas. Back row, coach Ken Pugh, assistant coach Hip Madera, assistant coach Ed Boyle, and assistant coach Josh McCartney.

The Jim Thorpe Olympians Knee-hi Midget football team captured the Extreme Youth Football League (XYFL) Midget Division championship. The Olympians finished the season with a record of 7-0 and outscored their opponents 246-52, including a 33-13 victory over Panther Valley in the championship game. Team members were front row, from left, Eddie Baus, Trevor Keefer, Thomas Hudock, Nicholas Jacobs, Nick Rosahac, Lucas Boyle, Justin Marykwas, Gordon Lindermuth, Joseph Lindermuth and Josh Bartlett.