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Fullerton fires a 65, leads team to big win

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by TYLER TRUMBAUER Special to the Press in HS Sports

Heading in to the season-opening tri-match with Northampton and Easton at Riverview Country Club, the Emmaus golf team saw it as a must win situation against the Konkret Kids. To help the team to victory, senior Carlos Fullerton knew that his game needed to be on par.

Luckily for the Green Hornets, it turned out to be actually seven strokes under par.

Fullerton tore up the tricky course that includes 76 bunkers and five ponds scattered throughout 18 holes. Fullerton carded a 65...

Pete's Top-10 Parkland moves to the top

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by PETER CAR in HS Sports

So, what did we learn from week one of football? Well, one thing for sure is that there are a lot of bad teams out there. On the bright side, Dieruff has improved and that should give fans on the East Side a feel-good story.

Whitehall came away with the most surprising win last week, while Liberty kicked off the John Truby era with a big win.

Major showdowns across the board in the LVC and Colonial League this week make for an interesting poll.

1. Parkland (1-0)


Pennridge to host Hornets in opener

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by TYLER TRUMBAUER Special to the Press in Sports

Friday night Randy Cuthbert will be stepping onto the football field in Perkasie.

Friday night the Pennridge football team will be stepping on to the football field in Perkasie.

Both of those events have happened often in the last few years when Randy Cuthbert was the Rams' head coach. It will be a bit different this Friday as Cuthbert will be taking the field as head coach of the Emmaus football.

"It is going to be unusual for sure," said Cuthbert. "I left for personal...

Evans is evolving into a leader

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by MIKE HAINES in Sports

With half of her college field hockey career still in front of her, Ally Evans has already accomplished more than most players could hope for in a four-year collegiate career.

The 2011 Emmaus graduate helped her team to a national title last year while making an All Ivy League team for the second straight year at Princeton University.

The junior striker heads into her third season hoping to continue the success she's enjoyed over her first two years.

"I'm definitely...

Lenett's laps help other kids

Friday, August 16, 2013 by CHUCK HIXSON Special to the Press in Sports

When Carly Lenett was just three years old, she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Now, Carly is eight and she has learned to handle the disease and even monitor her blood sugar and operate her insulin pump all with only minimal supervision. She has also helped to raise $9,000 for the American Diabetes Association and is helping others become aware of the disease.

In some respects, Carly was lucky, because her father, Mitch Lenett has also dealt with Type 1 diabetes since he was a...

ABE League holds championship meet

Friday, August 16, 2013 by The Press in Sports

The ABE League Swimming and Diving Championships were held recently.

Brookside and Lehigh country club teams finished fifth and sixth, respectively, in the meet.

Six different Brookside swimmers won events, including Andrew Lamack (8 and under freestyle), Bobby Perose (8 and under breaststroke), Ryan Gertner (9-10 year old breaststroke), Brendan McCourt (12 and under diving), Lila Kohler (9-10 year old breaststroke) and Chelsea Gravereaux (11-12 year old freestyle and butterfly...

Local riders excel at Jr. Nationals

Friday, August 16, 2013 by The Press in Sports

Local cyclists from Sprinters Edge Track Development Team, coached by Andrew Harris, took the podium for several events at the recent Junior National Track Championship at Trexlertown's Valley Preferred Cycling Center.

After qualifying in the top spot with a time of 11.089, James Mellen (above left), rising senior at Parkland High School, took gold in the match sprint. James followed the match sprint victory with a win in the team sprint on day two of the competition.


LV United 93 wins national soccer title

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 by PETER CAR in Sports

One local soccer team lost out on a chance to play for a national title, while another actually won a national title.

Lehigh Valley United 93 brought home the clubs first-ever national title last weekend, outlasting the Chicago Fire academy 1-0 in the United States Youth Soccer Association's under-19 boys national championship game.

Shane Campbell scored the games only goal for LVU in the 34th minute, while the Fire missed a penalty kick wide left in the 80th minute.


Green Machine Camp keeps growing

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 by CHUCK HIXSON Special to the Press in Sports

The Emmaus High School track and field teams are coming off their best seasons in a long time and part of the reason for that is a program called the Green Machine Track Camp, which just completed its third year.

The camp culminated with a Meet of Champions where the 90 campers competed in events for medals in front of family and friends on the high school track.

Emmaus track coach Shannon Petrunak organizes and runs the camp, which is for kids entering grades three through...

Emmaus boys fare well in LVSSL

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 by TODD KRESS Special to the Press in Sports

A year after winning the 2012 Lehigh Valley Summer Soccer League championship, the Emmaus boys soccer team was in position to make a similar run this season.

However, the Hornets, which finished in second place in the LVSSL B Division this season, suffered a tough 1-0 loss to Saucon Valley in the first round of the playoffs, erasing any thoughts of a repeat.

Despite the loss, head coach John Cari saw plenty of solid play that has the team on the right path heading into fall...