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Girls volleyball team seeks first CL title

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by TYLER TRUMBAUER Special to the Press in HS Sports

The Northwestern girls' volleyball team is vying for a Colonial League championship this fall.

This season is the first year that someone could utter that statement.

As the Northwestern girls' volleyball program enters its second season of existence, the Colonial League is entering its first fall sports season where they have girls' volleyball as a league sport.

"It is really great that the girls get to compete in a league," said head coach Amilee Schillinger, who has...

Wilson brings freshman QB

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by CHUCK HIXSON Special to the Press in HS Sports

After two games, Northwestern coach Josh Snyder is pleased with how his team has played even though they've gotten off to a 1-1 start. Week one brought a disappointing loss to Palisades, but the Tigers rebounded nicely in week two with an impressive 43-8 win over Salisbury.

"We had five turnovers against Palisades, but were still in that game," said Snyder. "We played well and might have had a different outcome if we protected the ball, so we worked a lot on that against Salisbury and...

Lady Tiger field hockey falls to Northern Lehigh

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by PATRICK MATSINKO Special to the Press in HS Sports

To say that the Northern Lehigh field hockey team was persistent in its game against Northwestern last Thursday would be an understatement.

For 60 minutes, the Lady Bulldogs applied relentless pressure against the Lady Tigers en route to a dominating 2-0 win in Colonial League play.

"We just wanted to make sure that we controlled the game and maintained possession," Northern Lehigh coach Jessica Frew said. "And I think they did a nice job possessing the ball and attacking."...

High-flying Falcons are up next

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by MIKE HAINES in HS Sports

No teams are eliminated from playoff contention after two weeks of high school football.

But an 0-2 start sure makes it difficult to eventually reach the postseason.

That's why Northwestern head coach Josh Snyder and his staff have told their players that this week's game is as important as any they'll play all year.

"We told them that to accomplish our goals, this is a must-win game," said Snyder. "It's a huge game for us. You never want to start 0-2, especially when...

Girls soccer starts 2-0

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by CJ HEMERLY Special to the Press in HS Sports

Leading up to the opening of the season, Northwestern girls soccer coach Kelly Bleam stressed the aspect of team. The Tigers played like a team during the opening weekend of girls soccer play, defeating East Pennsboro 8-0 last Saturday afternoon at Salisbury High School.

It was the team's second game in two days. On Friday, Northwestern took down Pocono Mountain East 5-0.

The Tigers (2-0) put up 13 goals in the two games, but the bigger number may be the 0 that the defensive...

Palisades wins 27-15

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by PATRICK MATSINKO in HS Sports

Coming into the game, Northwestern coach Josh Snyder knew his team would be in a hard-hitting contest with a team that loved to run the ball.

The Pirates did just that, finishing with 55 carries and 230 yards as a team. On a hot and humid night, the ground game simply wore the Tigers down as Palisades claimed a 27-15 win on opening night of 2013.

"We knew going into the game that they were very physical defensively and loved to run the football," Snyder said. "We told the kids...

Pete's Top-10 Parkland moves to the top

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by PETER CAR in HS Sports

So, what did we learn from week one of football? Well, one thing for sure is that there are a lot of bad teams out there. On the bright side, Dieruff has improved and that should give fans on the East Side a feel-good story.

Whitehall came away with the most surprising win last week, while Liberty kicked off the John Truby era with a big win.

Major showdowns across the board in the LVC and Colonial League this week make for an interesting poll.

1. Parkland (1-0)

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Boys go 1-1 in tourney

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by CJ HEMERLY Special to the Press in HS Sports

The Northwestern boys soccer team was looking for that important confidence-boosting victory heading into Colonial League play.

After tying Pocono Mountain East the day before, the Tigers broke through with two second-half goals by Jihad Hereba and Matt Strickland to edge East Pennsboro, 2-1, last Saturday at Salisbury High School.

It was a different team from a somewhat lackluster first half. Northwestern outshot East Pennsboro and created more chances, but the Tigers were not...

Northern Valley opens up 2013 season

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by PATRICK MATSINKO in Sports

Rebuilding is something Brad Rauch wasn't forced to do in his first two years as Northern Valley's baseball coach.

But as Rauch begins his third season, that's exactly what he's faced with as the Chargers (1-3) begin play in the highly competitive Lehigh Valley Legion League.

Northern Valley enjoyed a tremendously successful season in Rauch's first year, as the team went 15-3 in 2011 and captured the regular season title. That momentum carried into last summer, as the Chargers...

2013 McDonald's All Star team released

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by The Press in Sports

Rosters have been released for the 2013 McDonald's Lehigh Valley All-Star Football Classic.This year's game will be held Thursday, June 20 at Nazareth High School's Leh Stadium.

All star senior players from Lehigh, Carbon and Monroe counties will make up the Red team. They will take on their Goldd team counterparts from Northampton County and Palisades and Phillipsburg high schools.

The Gold team will be head coached by Pen Argyl's Paul Reduzzi, while Southern Lehigh's John...