Ronald Reagan once gave sage advice that to have success, you should surround yourself with good people. Billy Dunn took that approach in building his coaching staff when he took over as the head coach of the Emmaus girls' basketball team a year ago. If others follow that advice, it's very likely that Billy Dunn would be one of their choices.
The Lower Macungie Force went undefeated at its beach soccer tournament held in Wildwood, New Jersey in July. The team decisively won its games 8-0, 7-1, 6-0, and 7-0 to win its Under 10 age group bracket.
Pictured above are team members, front row, left to right: Alec Liu, Joe Huck, Thomas Hanvey, Brandon Plasha and Josh Whalen; back row: Jay Huck (assistant coach), Eric Johnson, Todd Ross, Tony Cardinale, Mason Brown and Joe Cardinale (head coach).
Arguably the most successful boys team at Emmaus last year was the volleyball squad.
The Green Hornets (19-3, 11-1) brought home gold in both the league and district playoffs. In the District 11 final, they knocked off rival Parkland in the fifth and final set to qualify for the state tournament. Emmaus dominated District 11 all season, and that was due in large part to the play and leadership of senior Travis Mintzer.