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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.

Annual Hoopgroup Showcase set for Sunday

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 by TODD KRESS in Sports

It’s a spectacle that brings in not just some of the top players and teams from the state, but also some of the best in the nation, together to compete on one stage. The 2016 Lehigh Valley Hoop Group Showcase has lived up to its expectation once again, as an eventful day of basketball is scheduled for Sunday at Parkland High School. The event once again features some of the area’s and nation’s top talent.

Big second half keeps Parkland girls unbeaten

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 by TODD KRESS in Sports

Early on, it looked as if the Emmaus girls basketball team was capable of pulling the upset against unbeaten Parkland in a rivalry EPC battle. The Hornets trailed by just a bucket after the first quarter and led 21-20 midway through the second period.

But when Parkland needed it most, the Trojans strung together a run with defense that Emmaus never recovered from.