East Penn Press

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Seven Hornets place at tourney

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by MIKE HAINES in Sports

Kordell Waiters admits that he’s still battling some nerves in his first season wrestling at the varsity level.

The freshman gets a little more comfortable each match and it’s been showing. He led the Hornets with a second-place finish at last week’s Tony Iasiello Christmas City Wrestling Tournament at Bethlehem Catholic. He was one of seven Hornet place-winners at the 50th annual event in which Emmaus finished third as a team.

Wrestlers must replace five grads

Friday, December 8, 2017 by MIKE HAINES in Sports

With five wrestlers graduating who combined for over 100 wins last season, the Emmaus wrestling team will look for an injection of new talent while a few of its veterans attempt to take a step forward this season.

First-year head coach Nick LeFevre likes what he’s seen so far and is hopingthe team can improve on last year’s 12-7 record that included a berth in team districts as the No. 11 seed.

Two Hornets make first team in volleyball

Friday, November 24, 2017 by MIKE HAINES in Sports

The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference recently announced it’s 2017 girls volleyball all-star team.

Emmaus had two players named to the first team and two on the second team.

Junior Caroline Bond and senior Adelina Woolard-Rivera earned places on the EPC First Team, while senior Georgia Traynor and sophomore Macy Van Den Elzen earned second-team recognition.

Rachel Hess of Central Catholic was named the league’s MVP this season.

The following are this year’s Eastern Pennsylvania Conference girls volleyball all-stars:

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Tha, Pickering named all-stars in girls soccer

Friday, November 24, 2017 by MIKE HAINES in Sports

The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference announced girls soccer all-stars last month during the league’s championship week.

Emmaus saw one player named to the All-EPC First Team and two players earn league all-star status at some level.

Hornet sophomore defender Jada Tha was named to the first team, while senior midfielder Sophie Pickering earned a place on the second team this season. Parkland’s Brooke Schutter was named league MVP for the 2017 season.

The following is a list of this year’s league all-stars:

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Cox named to second team

Friday, November 24, 2017 by MIKE HAINES in Sports

The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference named golf all-star last month at the conclusion of the regular season.

Michelle Cox, a freshman on the EPC regular season champion Emmaus team, was named to the second team.

Pocono Mountain East’s Brett Wagner was named this year’s EPC golf boys MVP, while Stroudsburg’s Olivia Patrow was named girls MVP.

The following are this year’s EPC All-Star golfers:

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Brett Wagner (Pocono Mountain East), Matt Kalamar (Central Catholic), Jordan Barker (Liberty), Collin Seip (Nazareth), Andrew Hozza (Northampton).

Bauer, Haag earn top boys soccer honors

Friday, November 24, 2017 by MIKE HAINES in Sports

The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference recognized it’s boys soccer all-stars during last month’s league championship games.

Emmaus had two players named to the first team in Dakota Bauer and James Haag.

East Stroudsburg South senior forward Darryl Langdon was named league MVP for this season.

The following are this year’s EPC Boys Soccer All-Stars:

FIRST TEAM

Parkland pummels Hornets

Thursday, November 2, 2017 by MIKE HAINES in Sports

Coming off one of its best games of the season, the Emmaus football team seemed ready to give an undefeated Parkland team a fight in the regular season finale last Friday night.

But the Trojans had other ideas. They capped their perfect regular season with a 42-7 win over the Hornets.

Parkland came out throwing the ball, with quarterback Michael Ruisch completing 16 of 23 first-half passes for 289 yards. He finished the game with 355 passing yards and three touchdowns.

Dalton, Reinhard head to Hershey

Thursday, November 2, 2017 by MIKE HAINES in Sports

While two young but up and coming Emmaus cross country teams competed at last Wednesday’s District 11 Championships, a pair of veteran runners took part in their final high school meet in the Lehigh Valley.

The Hornets finished fourth as a team in the boys and girls competitions. Each team had just one senior running and several younger harriers who could make Emmaus one of the top teams over the next three years.

EHS downs Easton, 30-20

Thursday, October 26, 2017 by MIKE HAINES in Sports

The Hornets didn’t need a statement win. But they sure wanted one badly.

With two weeks remaining the in the regular season, the Emmaus football team put together it’s best overall game of this season and came away with a 30-20 win over Easton.

Emmaus played its best defensive performance of the year, while making plays on special teams and showing a balanced offense. The Hornets (6-3) also cut down on penalties and mistakes that have plagued them this season.