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Youth/Recreation

Monday, June 7, 2010

Tamaqua won a pair of recent games in Schuylkill Legion play to highlight youth baseball action.

SCHUYLKILL LEGION

Valley View-Tamaqua

Chris Pilla had three hits and scored three runs Thursday to help Tamaqua gain an 11-6 victory over Valley View.

Mike Streisel collected two hits, one of them a homer, and knocks in three runs for the winners, who score in every inning.

The Blue Sox also receive a hit, an RBI and three runs scored from Jay Pilla while Derek Linkhorst gains the pitching win.

Valley View 100 122 - 6 7 2

Tamaqua 131 33x - 11 9 1

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Minersville rallied to post a Schuylkill Legion win over host Tamaqua.

SCHUYLKILL LEGION

Minersville-Tamaqua

Dave King hit a home run, knocked in four runs and pitched a complete game to help lead Minersville to a 16-8 comeback win over Tamaqua in Schuylkill Legion action.

The winners rallied from deficits of 4-1 and 6-4, scoring five runs in each the fourth and sixth innings.

King added a double and two runs scored while Ryan King had two hits and a pair of runs.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

The Panther Valley Black Diamonds opened up with a pair of wins in the Keystone Senior Babe Ruth League.

In the Carbon Babe Ruth League, the Franklin Township Patriots are off to a 3-0 start.

KEYSTONE SENIOR BABE RUTH

Bushkill Patriots-Franklin Hurricanes

Jeff Noyes hurled a complete game two-hit shutout with eight strikeouts as the Hurricanes blanked the Patriots 12-0 in six innings.

Dane Ciaverella was two-for-two with a double and two RBIs for the winners. Nolan Saurzopf went one-for-two with a double and took the loss for Bushkill.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

The Jim Thorpe Royals won a pair of games in recent action.

CARBON COUNTRY BABE RUTH

Orioles-Royals

Eric Mason fired a two-hitter and struck out five to lead the Jim Thorpe Royals to a 10-0 victory over the Towamensing Orioles.

The Royals were led offensively by Mike Cataldo who had three hits and three RBIs. Justin Kaminski added two hits, two RBIs an two runs scored.

TT Orioles 000 000 - 0

JT Royals 121 322 - 10

W-Mason. L- Leaver.

Yankees-Royals

The Jim Thorpe Royals remained undefeated by routing the Towamensing Yankees, 16-1.

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.