One of the hardest things about the game of golf is to continually improve. Most players have peaks and valleys. Most take a step or two backward for every one they take forward.
The most remarkable thing about Cole Miller's golf career is his steady improvement. Through three years the Northwestern junior has continued to get better, each season achieving a little bit more than the one before it.
Last Wednesday he won his second straight Colonial League Championship Tournament...
Northwestern Lehigh sophomore Sarah Segan is having one remarkable season for the Tigers' girls soccer team.
Segan entered last Thursday's game against Salisbury as the Colonial League's leader in goals scored. In the Tigers' (11-0 overall; 8-0 in Colonial league) 3-0 victory over the Falcons (6-4 overall; 6-2 in Colonial League) at Salisbury High School, Segan netted all three goals, bringing her total to 24 in just 10 games this season.
And she'll be the first to tell you...
If the last two weeks proved anything about Northwestern's football team, it is that the Tigers' season-opening loss had no lingering effect.
This week the team will have to prove that its second loss of the season isn't going to dampen any hopes or expectations.
"We definitely learned from past experience that we are capable of bouncing back and putting a few wins together," said Northwestern head coach Josh Snyder. "We said at the beginning of the year that our goal is to...
For the first time since its week 1 loss to Palisades, Northwestern looked like the young football team that it is.
Last Friday night a visiting Southern Lehigh team desperately needing a win came into Tiger Stadium and played its best game of the season.
The Spartans' backs were to the wall and they played like it, posting a 46-10 win and keeping Northwestern at arms length after opening an early lead.
"They're a well-coached football team with a lot of skill guys and...
By EMMETT MCCALL and ROD HECKMAN
Josh Snyder has been part of plenty of Northwestern football victories in his life.
Snyder played four years of varsity football for the Tigers (1994-97), winning 35 games and two District 11 titles during that span. After graduating from Lehigh University, he served as volunteer on the Tiger staff during another District 11 championship season in 2002. The last seven years...
Most golfers have gotten that unforgettable feeling for a shot or two. Some have even played stretches of a few holes or more where the ball just seemed to go where they wanted it to on nearly every shot.
But very, very few golfers can sustain that for an entire round.
One of those few is Northwestern junior Cole Miller. In a match against Pen Argyl on August 27 Miller shot a career low 63. He made nine birdies and no bogeys, shooting 3-under par on the front nine and a 6-under...
When one football team beats another in all three facets of the game - offense, defense and special teams - the result is usually a comfortable margin of victory.
Northwestern beat Salisbury in all three phases last week and came away with a 23-0 win in the 2012 Tiger Stadium home opener.
After losing by 41 points in week 1, the Tigers wanted to prove they're a better team than the one that was shut out by Palisades on opening night.
"To come back off a 41-0 loss and win...
Tyler Stelmack knows the DeSales University cross country course. He's run it plenty of times in his career.
The Northwestern senior used his knowledge of the course to earn a fourth-place finish Saturday in the 34th Annual DeSales Invitational. Tiger teammate Haley Yost ran to a fifth-place finish in the girls race as four Northwestern runners took home medals, which went to the top 25 finishers in the varsity races.
The Tigers' Rachele Cerrone (12th) and Carly Pierce (18th)...
The fall sports season gets into full swing this weekend.
Northwetsern's golf team started the season nearly two weeks ago, while the rest of the schools varsity fall sports teams get under way Friday and Saturday.
Four Tiger teams will have new coaches this fall. The football, field hockey and golf teams all saw coaches step down after last season, while the new varsity volleyball program has an experienced coach who is in charge of his first varsity program.