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EHS field hockey shuts out Red Rovers

Friday, September 5, 2014 by CHUCK HIXSON Special to the Press in HS Sports

With a number of new faces on the roster and a bit of an uneasy feeling about how her team would open the season, Emmaus field hockey coach Sue Butz-Stavin was pleasantly surprised when the Lady Hornets came out of the gate with a 6-0 win over Easton.

"I'm very pleased with the win," she said. "It was a good way to start the season.

"I'll admit, I was nervous because I didn't know how they were going to take the field today, but I thought our girls did an excellent job."

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Girls soccer ties Easton in opener

Friday, September 5, 2014 by CHUCK HIXSON Special to the Press in HS Sports

When your season opener is against a defending league and district champion, you know you're opening with a tough assignment. The Lady Hornets had that challenge Saturday and were able to come away with a 2-2 tie with Easton, even after two overtime periods didn't produce a winner.

The Red Rovers were the final Lehigh Valley Conference champions and then moved on to capture the District 11 championship.

"That's a game that we think is winnable and we're not happy that we didn't...

Hornets run over Timberwolves

Friday, September 5, 2014 by MIKE HAINES in HS Sports

Second-year Emmaus head coach Randy Cuthbert felt like many high school coaches do after his team's first game of the season.

He liked some things his team did in Friday night's 41-7 win over East Stroudsburg North. And there were plenty of things the second-year Hornet head coach saw that he'd like to see improve.

"Obviously we were sloppy at times," he said. "The thing I liked the most is when we got into some tough situations the kids always responded."

"We have a lot...

Evans prepares for final season

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 by TODD KRESS in Sports

Princeton University senior Allison Evans, a 2011 Emmaus High School graduate, spent much of her summer in studying abroad in Amsterdam. There, she took classes on social policy and public health.

But while it was her first time leaving the country for academic purposes, her preparation and training for her senior season on the Tigers' field hockey team remained relatively the same. There may have been a shortage of training facilities, but the three-team All-Ivy League selection...

ESN visits for football opener

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 by MIKE HAINES in HS Sports

East Stroudsburg North might not be a familiar foe to Emmaus football fans. But the Timerwolves are no mystery to Hornet head coach Randy Cuthbert and his staff.

The former Mountain Valley Conference member is now part the new East Penn Conference and will visit Emmaus Friday to open the 2014 season.

Cuthbert's team will be ready for the Wolves' run-based offense, led by sophomore signal caller Thomas Melchiorre.

"They run the triple option out of different formations,"...

Wallitsch sisters seek conference title

Thursday, August 21, 2014 by TODD KRESS in Sports

Amanda and Lisa Wallitsch spent two years at Emmaus High School playing on the same volleyball team.

The two, who now play on the DeSales University women's volleyball team, are continuing their playing career at the collegiate level.

But that's not where the similarities end.

Both are students in DeSales' Sport and Exercise Science Program. Both have aspirations of ending the Bulldogs' three-year drought to Eastern University in the Freedom Conference championship game...

Giants sweep Bulls for BML title

Thursday, August 21, 2014 by TODD KRESS Special to the Press in Sports

Northampton's Cody Kramer just missed on a pitch in the bottom of the seventh inning of Game 3 of last week's Blue Mountain League championship series that would have propelled the Giants to a series win.

When he saw the same pitch one throw later from Limeport's Adam Maini, he made the Bulls pay for it.

With that swing also came history for the Northampton Giants.

Kramer's two-out RBI-single to right field scored Hugh Harris, lifting the Giants to a 6-5 victory in...

LV Jrs. take third place at Keystone Games

Thursday, August 14, 2014 by The Press in Sports

The Keystone State Games were held in Harrisburg July 31-Aug. 3 2014. The Lehigh Valley team took the bronze medal in the Junior Division (9th-10th grade players) by going 4-2 and then beating Capital Juniors in the bronze-medal game. Coaches for the team were Joe Candelino, Ted Plessl and Cody Weiss.

Lehigh Valley beat Delaware Valley (6-5) and Blue Mountain (12-1) on July 31. It beat Capital Juniors (8-3) then lost to West (5-3) on Aug. 2. Two more games on Aug. 2 resulted in an...

EHS is well represented in PSAC

Thursday, August 14, 2014 by CJ HEMERLY Special to the Press in Sports

After Bloomsburg wrapped up the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference East Division chamionship in November, the focus was shifted to the 2014 and a new slate for each of the eight teams in the east.

All eight teams were represented by their head coach and two or three captains at the PSAC media day held last Monday afternoon at Kutztown University.

Each team was introduced by its respective sports information director, and that was followed by the preseason poll.

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St. Luke's teams up with District 11

Thursday, August 7, 2014 by PETER CAR in Sports

St. Luke's and District 11 formally teamed-up for a partnership Tuesday morning during a press conference held at St. Luke's Campus in Cetronia.

The announcement comes on the heels of the upcoming fall season, which gets underway on August 11, as District 11 joins District 7 in Pittsburgh, as the only two PIAA zones that have partnerships with medical providers.

St. Luke's won the bid for the partnership and District 11 chairman Bob Hartman couldn't be happier about the merger...