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Youth/Recreation

Saturday, May 22, 2010
St. Jerome's wins Dist. CYO track title St. Jerome Regional School, Tamaqua, won the championship of the District 5 Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) track and field meet held at Marian Catholic High School, Hometown. The Lions will now compete in the Diocesan track and field championships today (Saturday) at Notre Dame High School in Green Pond, near Easton. Team members include, row one, from left, Carly Trovinger, Emily Pilla, Abby Pilla, Scott Zelonis, Matt Karnish, Dylan Baddick and Ryan Buchman. Second row, Nico Agosti, Grace Boyle, Olivia Agosti, Kaylee Ceci, Nicholas Mayernik and Jimmy McKinley. Third row, Mary Dakosty (coach), Mason Williams, Michael Follweiler, Anthony Agosti, Nicholas Getten and Michael McHale. Rick Baddick is also a coach with the team. JOE PLASKO/TIMES NEWS

St. Jerome Regional School, Tamaqua, won the championship of the District 5 Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) track and field meet held at Marian Catholic High School, Hometown. The Lions will now compete in the Diocesan track and field championships today (Saturday) at Notre Dame High School in Green Pond, near Easton. Team members include, row one, from left, Carly Trovinger, Emily Pilla, Abby Pilla, Scott Zelonis, Matt Karnish, Dylan Baddick and Ryan Buchman. Second row, Nico Agosti, Grace Boyle, Olivia Agosti, Kaylee Ceci, Nicholas Mayernik and Jimmy McKinley.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Justin Kamisnki tossed a two-hitter to help lead the Jim Thorpe Royals to a 10-1 Carbon County Babe Ruth League victory over the Towamensing Orioles.

Kaminiski walked four and struck out nine in gaining the pitching win.

Damian Richards had a double, triple and scored two runs for the Royals. Mike Cataldo added a double and run scored, while Eric Mason and Dave Everitt each had a hit and run scored.

For the Orioles, Nick Frey suffered the loss but had both his team's hits.

JT Royals 720 10 - 10

T. Orioles 010 00 - 1

W - Kaminski. L - Frey.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

The Keystone Senior Babe Ruth League recently kicked off its 14th season.

The 2009 season ended with a Franklin Township showdown between its two teams as the National Division champions Hurricanes defeated the American Division champions Red Sox, who were the two-time defending league champs.

The Hurricanes continued a string of three straight seasons that a team from Franklin Township has won the Keystone Senior Babe Ruth League Championship.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

The Pleasant Valley Pirates played its first game as a member of the Keystone Senior Babe Ruth League and came away with a win over Upper Mount Bethel.

KEYSTONE SENIOR BABE RUTH

Pleasant Valley-

Upper Mt. Bethel

The Pleasant Valley Pirates recently won its first game as a member of the Keystone Senior Babe Ruth League by defeating the Upper Mount Bethel Muckdogs, 11-6.

The winners used a six-run fifth inning to pull away for the victory.

Justin Murray and Frankie Lewoc both had two hits and knocked in a pair of runs for the Pirates.

Thursday, April 8, 2010
Wenner, Jr. Pens win tourneys

Cole Wenner has been an important member of the Wilkes Barre Jr. Penguins 9-10 year old youth hockey team that just recently captured first place honors at two prestigious tournaments . Wenner, a fourth grader in the Palmerton School district, was part of a Penguins team that recently captured the championship of both the Delaware Valley Hockey League Squirt B Tournament and the Washington D.C. Congressional Cup Tournament. Wenner has been playing ice hockey for five years. He is a defenseman for the Pens.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Palmerton's Lucas Christman had an outstanding tournament run that ended with a fourth place finish at the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling State Championship held the weekend of March 27-28 in Wilkes-Barre.

The Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling State Championships are comprised of 53 different weight and age classes. Over 6,000 youth wrestlers from across the state entered the tournament at the district level this year.

Christman, who wrestles for the Palmerton Youth Wrestling Association, competed in the 8-and-under, 55-pound division.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Palmerton 85-pounders win LVYFL championship

The 85-pound Palmerton Bombers football team captured the championship of the 2009 Lehigh Valley Youth Football League this season. The team beat Marian, 25-6, in the championbshp game. Team members include, first row, from left, Julian Chlebove, Owen Schoch, Aaron Stasko (MVP) and Dylan Shinsky. Second row, Tanner Strohl, Devin Rivera, Eric Reitz, Colton Thomas and Aiden Hinchey. Third row, Tyler Haydt, Dereck Wentz, Joshua Mooney, Cody Waterhouse, Alex Schwab and Jonathan Gruber. Fourth row, Matthew Andreas, Ryan King, Bryce Thomas Eric Schafer, Johnathan Eckhart and Nathaniel Galgoci.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Four TIMES NEWS area wrestlers captured first-place finishes at the annual District 11 Junior High wrestling championships, held recently at Parkland High School.
Palmerton crowned two champions while Northwestern and Pleasant Valley each had one gold medalist.
The Bombers' Josh Evans gained a first-place finish at 102 pounds, while Jake Christman bested the 157-pound field. The Tigers' Cole Miller won his title at 97 pounds, while the Bears' Kenny Yanovich was tops at 92 pounds.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

The Palmerton Youth wrestlers make their best show ever in the Valley Elementary Wrestling League Tournament recently at Freedom High School in Bethlehem where 32 teams participated.

Nicholas Garambone finished in second place, while Lucas Christman and Andrew Ringler both ended up with fifth place finishes.