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Girls give Deutsch 200th win

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 by TJ in Sports

Coming off a loss to Southern Lehigh just three days earlier, the Northwestern girls basketball team was looking to bounce back with a win Friday night against Northern Lehigh.

The Tigers did just that with a 69-29 victory over the rival Bulldogs.

“I just like how we bounced back from the loss against Southern Lehigh,” Deutsch said. “I thought we just had to jump on them from the start and that’s what you have to do against teams like this. You can’t give them belief that they can stay in the game.

Lady Tigers hold off Bangor

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 by TYLER TRUMBAUERSPECIAL TO THE PRESS in Sports

With some of Northwestern girls basketball’s top recent graduates in attendance, the Lady Tigers played a lot like their successful predecessors last Wednesday.

Northwestern earned a 52-35 victory against visiting Bangor in a Colonial League girls’ basketball game at Northwestern Lehigh High School just before the holiday break. Recent standout players Sabrina Mertz, Sarah Segan, Trista Cunningham and Sara Jones, who helped surge the Lady Tigers to the top of the Colonial League, were in New Tripoli watching the game live.

Bernhard medals at BHC

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 by TODD in Sports

You can say the Northwestern wrestling team was behind the eight ball as soon as the season started.

Two state-qualifiers from 2014, Matt Peters and Caleb Clymer, have been out of action for much of the season. Peters has wrestled four matches, according to head coach Tom Moll; Clymber hasn’t taken the mat yet this winter. Both are expected back in January after recovering from growth plate issues.

Tigers compete in Flo Tourney

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 by The Press in Sports

Northwestern took 18th place at the Flo-Excalibur Wrestling Tournament last weekend at Wilkes University.

Wyoming Seminary won the event with Bound Brook and Benton in second and third place, respectively, out of 28 teams in the tournament.

At 120, unseeded Baily knocked off the tournament’s No. 7 seed in the second round then fell to top-seeded Jack Davis in a quarterfinal match. He wrestled back for fifth place.

Quentin Bernhard (126) lost his opening bout but won four straight in the consolation bracket before finishing eighth.

Boys’ top scorer returns in Jones

Monday, December 21, 2015 by MIKE HAINES in Sports

After taking a step forward last season, the Northwestern boys basketball program looks to keep up the progress this year.

It won’t be easy. The Tigers graduated 10 seniors, including five of their top seven scorers from last season.

On the bright side, last year’s leading scorer is back in senior guard Parker Jones.

“Parker has to do everything for us,” said third-year head coach Billy Hallman. “He’s going to make us go. He was a starter last year and was really the main guy last year.”

Jones, a 5-10 guard, averaged 11.14 points last year.

Horner ends college career

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 by TODD in Sports

It all came to an end just over a month ago. At least for her collegiate playing days, that is.

Lauren Horner, a 2012 graduate of Northwestern High School, capped her four-year field hockey career at Monmouth University in early November in the Hawks’ MAAC (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) Tournament semifinal loss to Fairfield. That November 6 defeat was Horner’s final start on the Hawks’ defensive front.

Girls beat Thorpe with late basket

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 by JUSTIN in Sports

It appeared that Northwestern was going to hold for the final shot of the game, trailing by a single point with just over a minute remaining.

It turned out the Tigers were just waiting for the right shot.

After about 45 seconds ran off of the clock, Erika Thomas eventually found Leighanna Lister in the paint for the go-ahead bucket with just 18 seconds remaining.

Northwestern grads excelling at next level

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 by TODD in Sports

Lehigh University freshman Sabrina Mertz has already made a name for herself on the women’s soccer team and in the entire Patriot League. In starting all 18 game this season, Mertz scored a team-high seven goals and added three assists for the Mountain Hawks. Those seven goals were fourth in the entire conference, and she more than doubled the next Mountain Hawk in terms of points on the season with 17.