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Offensive line leads EHS to another win

Thursday, October 23, 2014 by MIKE HAINES in HS Sports

Before the season started, Randy Cuthbert got some funny looks when he told people his offensive line would be better than last year.

The Hornets had graduated everyone. Not just interior linemen, but tight ends and receivers, too. This year's team has fresh faces up front from sideline to sideline.

But Cuthbert, who took over the team in late spring of 2013, knew the players that would take over in the trenches had been in the weight room all offseason. He knew how close they...

Dalton places fifth at EPC XC Championship

Thursday, October 23, 2014 by TODD KRESS in HS Sports

At four feet, two inches, Emmaus freshman Abigail Dalton was the shortest runner on the winner's stage that featured the top 12 finishers of last weeks' Eastern Pennsylvania Conference (EPC) Cross Country Meet. If not the shortest, she was one of the smallest of the entire 114 girl runners.

But Dalton was one of the top conference runners last Tuesday at Bethlehem Municipal Park. She placed fifth with a time of 19:46.8 to lead the Lady Hornets to a third-place finish as a team.

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Parkland sweeps Emmaus in volleyball championship

Thursday, October 23, 2014 by CJ HEMERLY in HS Sports

Coaches never want to hear the saying "it was just nice to be there," but in the case of head coach Gwen Millets and her Emmaus girls volleyball team, they still took the positives out of a 3-0 loss to rival Parkland in the inaugural East Penn Conference final.

The Green Hornets were defeated 25-13, 25-22 and 25-18 last Thursday evening at Whitehall High School, but still looked at some of the good things that happened moving forward.

"It was an honor that we were able to play...

EHS girls take third at EPC XC Meet

Thursday, October 16, 2014 by TODD KRESS in HS Sports

The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference cross country season officially came to a close with Tuesday's league meet at Bethlehem Municipal Park.

Amongst the top of the girls' team finishers was Emmaus, who finished in third place as a team. Freshman Abigail Dalton led the Lady Hornets with a time of 19:46.8, roughly 20 seconds behind first-place finisher Raisa Kochmaruk of Liberty.

"I didn't really know where I was for the whole race until a half of a mile near the end," Dalton said...

Volleyball tops PV in first round of league playoffs

Thursday, October 16, 2014 by MIKE HAINES in HS Sports

Emmaus advanced through the first round of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference girls volleyball tournament Saturday with a win over Pleasant Valley.

The No. 3 seed Hornets consistently went to their three top hitters to bear the No. 6 seed Bears 25-27, 25-29 and 25-21.

Emmaus' Mackenzie O'Brien (15 kills), Megan Forstburg (nine kills) and Erin Stanton (nine kills) did most of the damage.

"They can put the ball just about anywhere they want," said Pleasant Valley head...

ACC can't slow down Davidson

Thursday, October 16, 2014 by CJ HEMERLY in HS Sports

Senior running back Andrew Davidson always wants the ball in his hands. He has been relentless in his rushing attack all season, but he took it to another level last Saturday night.

With teh team already missing senior running back Wyl Miller for the remainder of the season, Davidson's complimentary tailback Kyle Boney was also limited in the game because of injury, but the Emmaus run game did not skip a beat.

Davidson carried the ball 39 times for 318 yards and four touchdowns...

Field hockey tops Kids, moves on to EPC semi

Thursday, October 16, 2014 by CHUCK HIXSON in HS Sports

The Emmaus Hornets field hockey team always has a target on its back and Northampton came into Memorial Field over the weekend taking aim at knocking off Emmaus in the quarterfinal round of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Tournament.

The Konkrete Kids came up well off the mark as the Lady Hornets expanded on a 1-0 halftime lead to grab a 4-0 victory. The win put Emmaus into the semis and on the path to a potential showdown with top seed Stroudsburg in the finals.

Slow...

Boys soccer tops Easton in EPC first round game

Thursday, October 16, 2014 by CHUCK HIXSON in HS Sports

The Red Rovers came to Memorial Field looking to knock off the top-seeded Hornets in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference boys soccer tournament and left being eliminated when Emmaus put together two goals in just over 30 seconds to beat Easton 2-0. The win advances Emmaus into the semifinals and a rematch with Parkland for the right to play in the EPC Championship Thursday night.

After playing scoreless soccer for 97-minutes, Mitch Sterkenberg went up high on a corner kick and headed...

Rivals join to help Red Card for Cancer

Thursday, October 9, 2014 by CHUCK HIXSON Special to the Press in HS Sports

While the Emmaus and Parkland soccer teams were battling against each other in their two regular season games this season, they were also playing on the same team in helping raise money and awareness for cancer research.

More specifically, the two teams were helping 2011 Emmaus grad Andrew Schaefer, who is fighting Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Schaefer has somewhat of a bond to both teams, since he played under both Emmaus coach John Cari and Parkland coach Patrick Birns when the two were on...

Volleyball falls to top-ranked PHS

Thursday, October 9, 2014 by CJ HEMERLY Special to the Press in HS Sports

Coming off of three straight wins against conference opponents, the Emmaus volleyball team was on a roll heading into its clash against the No. 1 team in the state last Friday afternoon in Orefield.

But then the Green Hornets ran into a brick wall that is the Trojans.

Parkland (15-0) took it to Emmaus (12-3) in the first two games, and held on in a dramatic game three to take the match by scores of 25-20, 25-13, and 32-30.

"They just didn't come out with a lot of energy...