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1964 team finally gets its medals

Thursday, February 13, 2014 by TODD KRESS in Sports

The Northwestern Lehigh boys' basketball team captured its first district championship in 1964.

During halftime of last Friday night's game between Northwestern and Catasauqua, that team was honored for winning the District 11 Class C Championship 50 years ago. The Tigers defeated Jim Thorpe in the title game.

Under the guidance of head coach Russ Stoudt, who played three sports at Kutztown University and is a member of the school's Hall of Fame, the Tigers put together one of the best runs in school history.

Segan had another dominant season on the soccer field

Thursday, January 16, 2014 by TODD KRESS in HS Sports

In every sport, a select number of players rise to the level as dominant playmakers on his or her team.

Sarah Segan, a junior at Northwestern Lehigh High School, has certainly reached that status on the Tigers girls' soccer team. She is a dynamic goal-scorer, has the ability to find her teammates, and was often the best player on the field.

Segan put together another dominant season on the field as a junior, tallying 36 goals and 12 assists for a Tigers team that captured Colonial League and District 11 Class AA championships in 2013.

Breckenridge named soccer scholar-athlete

Thursday, January 16, 2014 by TODD KRESS in HS Sports

On Sunday afternoon at Northampton Memorial Community Center, the 2013 Lehigh Valley Soccer Scholar Athlete Annual Awards Banquet was held to announce this year's scholarship winners.

The Soccer Scholar Athlete Award was first established in 1975, and two more student-athletes would add their names to the list of past winners.

Leigham Breckenridge, a senior at Northwestern Lehigh, won the 2013 Frank D. Olszewski Memorial Scholarship Award. Southern Lehigh senior Abigail Kohler was awarded the 2013 Gary F. Toth Scholarship Award.

Burns keeps dropping time at UNC

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by TODD KRESS in Sports

During Madison Burns' career at Northwestern High School, the school didn't have a swimming team. Therefore, Burns swam individually, while devoting her junior year to representing the Tigers in various meets throughout the season.

When she was a senior, Burns didn't swim in the high school ranks, but instead she focused her final season while swimming on her club team, Parkland Area Aquatic Club.

That hasn't derailed Burns, a 2012 graduate of Northwestern High School, from putting together a fine career thus far at the University of North Carolina.

Kubat plays a key role for Lock Haven team

Thursday, December 19, 2013 by TODD KRESS in Sports

Heading into her freshman season on the Lock Haven women's soccer team, Haylee Kubat just wanted to prove herself to her fellow Bald Eagles.

After learning the ropes in her first season, Kubat has blossomed into one of the team's most consistent players.

Kubat, a 2012 graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School, appeared in four games as a freshman. But during her sophomore campaign that recently came to an end, Kubat saw action in all 18 of the Bald Eagles' games, including 12 starts at the midfield position.

Miller makes it official

Thursday, November 28, 2013 by TODD KRESS in HS Sports

Throughout his golf career at Northwestern Lehigh High School, senior Cole Miller has proven to be one of the top golfers in the state.

Now, a little more than a month after his second-consecutive second-place finish in the PIAA 2A Golf Championships, Miller is officially set to take his playing career to the next level.

On Monday at Northwestern Lehigh High School, Miller-accompanied by his parents Carl and Jenny Miller, as well as Tiger head coach Tim Miller-signed his official letter of intent to attend Pennsylvania State University where he'll continue his golf career.

Fisher steps down as football announcer

Thursday, November 21, 2013 by TODD KRESS in Sports

For two decades, one thing remained constant at Northwestern Lehigh football home gamesthe announcer's voice out of the press box.

Since the 1993 football season, Ken Fisher, a former Northwestern Lehigh Assistant Principal, has been the Tigers' announcer whenever the team played on its home field.

During the Tigers' Eastern Conference Class AA championships against North Schuylkill on Friday, Fisher called his last game in the press box for the Tigers.