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Girls 4x800 wins state medal

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 by TODD KRESS in Sports

The Emmaus girls 3200-meter relay team set a number of goals before the 2016 season.

The group of Sophie Pickering, Abby Dalton, Katrina Durrwachter and Katie Bacher accomplished two of those goals in the same meet. The foursome set a new school record in the 3200 relay event, running a 9:18.77 at the PIAA Track and Field Championships for an eighth-place finish and a spot on the medal stand.

EHS trio helps two relays place at leagues

Thursday, May 19, 2016 by TODD KRESS in Sports

Emmaus’ trio of senior runners Nate Feiertag, Greg Jaindl and Ryan Paradise have developed a chemistry on the track that is tough to match.

That chemistry and camaraderie was on full display during last week’s Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Track and Field Championships.

The trio, along with others, helped guide two Hornet relay teams to medal stand appearances at Whitehall High School’s Zephyrs Sports Complex.

Polczynski plays in Via Classic

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by TODD KRESS in Sports

In just a few short months, Emmaus senior Joey Polczynski will begin his college days at York College. Shortly after, he’ll tip off his freshman basketball season as a member of the Spartans.

But before that, Polczynski was a key piece in helping guide the Emmaus boys’ basketball team to one of its best seasons this past winter. It concluded with a trip to the second round of the PIAA Class 4A tournament.

Light leads list of six Hornet boys

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 by TODD KRESS in Sports

Emmaus senior Jacob Light has a unique story. And if you don’t know him personally, you might not be aware of his accomplishments.

Light has competed in gymnastics for 13 years at Parkettes. The sport is virtually absent at the high school level anymore and is decreasing at the collegiate ranks, too, leaving his story untold more so than varsity sports these days.

Schaf joins elite club

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by TODD KRESS in Sports

Emmaus wrestler Lucas Schaf knows just how tough it can be.

Schaf, a senior, watched his brother Taylor, a 2014 graduate of Emmaus, come up short at capturing 100 career wins on the mat. Injuries in his sophomore and junior seasons had a big part to do with that shortcoming.

Lucas wanted to make a name not only for himself, but for his family name as well when he sought that same elusive feat.