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Emmaus stuns Whitehall

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by PETER CAR in HS Sports

It was a shocking victory that left Whitehall rattled, but one that made everyone supporting Emmaus feel young again.

The Green Hornets made a miraculous comeback in the fifth game of the District 11 AAA volleyball finals last Thursday to shock everyone in Whitehall's gymnasium.

Emmaus stared down the barrel of a 13-6 deficit in the fifth and final game and didn't blink, as the Hornets finished the game on a 9-0 run to steal the fifth game by a 15-13 score.

It was a...

Cuthbert named head coach

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by MIKE HAINES in HS Sports

Every once in a while, the right coach gets together with just the right team at exactly the right time.

Like Belichick and the Patriots. Phil Jackson and the Bulls. Bill Saban and Alabama.

Randy Cuthbert and the Emmaus High School football program could be just that kind of combination.

"I picture a day when everyone is looking up at Emmaus," said Cuthbert last week at a press conference to announce his hiring as the school's 18th head coach. "I'm looking forward to...

Softball falls to Beca in league title game

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by CHUCK HIXSON Special to the Press in HS Sports

The Emmaus softball team cleared one hurdle, but missed on its second hurdle last week in the Lehigh Valley Conference Playoffs. By beating top-seeded Northampton in extra innings, the Lady Green Hornets advanced to the LVC Championship for the first time in the school's history.

Unfortunately for the Lady Hornets, a 4-0 loss to Bethlehem Catholic in the championship keeps them searching for their first LVC title.

Beca pitcher Joelle Morey kept Emmaus' hitters off balance all...

Errors lead to LVC baseball playoff loss

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by CHUCK HIXSON Special to the Press in HS Sports

A loss to Parkland in the final game of the regular season coupled with a loss to Whitehall in the semifinals of the Lehigh Valley Conference tournament dropped Emmaus to 17-4 overall on the season and into a fifth seed in the District 11 tournament. The worst part of that seeding is that they have to hit the road for their opening game of the tournament, traveling to Stroudsburg for Wednesday's game.

The Mounties lost to Pocono Mountain East in the Mountain Valley Conference...

EHS girls team excels at districts

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by TYLER TRUMBAUER Special to the Press in HS Sports

Track and field is usually seen more as an individual sport. It is viewed as a pastime where athletes are mainly worried about personal records and accolades instead of the betterment of a group.

The Green Hornets' track team doesn't conform to that ideology.

Emmaus embraces the team effort the sport. The Hornets showcased that a few weeks ago at the league meet by winning the ladies' team title and by having outstanding finishes from their relay teams.

At last week's...

Hornet girls take team title at LVC track meet

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by TYLER TRUMBAUER Special to the Press in HS Sports

"It's all about the will to win."

That is the description Hanna Brosky gave of the 400-meter dash.

Last week at the two-day, Lehigh Valley Conference track and field championships at Whitehall's Zephyr Sports Complex, Brosky possessed that desire and earned the gold in that fierce race to the finish line.

With a final time of 58.89 seconds, the speedy junior found herself atop the medal stand after that race. She returned to the top of the podium two more times before...

Parkland edges Emmaus in LVC girls lax title game

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by TYLER TRUMBAUER Special to the Press in HS Sports

The game time temperature is a chilly 49 degrees. The stands are sprinkled with patrons sporting winter jackets, gloves and scarves.

That was the scene at Nazareth High School just moments before the opening faceoff of the Lehigh Valley Conference girls' lacrosse championship between the No. 1 seeded Parkland Trojans and the No. 3 seed Emmaus Green Hornets.

Emmaus (10-10) won that opening faceoff, but they fell just short of Parkland (16-4) when the final buzzer sounded and the...

Softball seeking first LVC crown

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by CHUCK HIXSON Special to the Press in HS Sports

Since the formation of the Lehigh Valley Conference for the 2002-2003 season, coach John Eyer has guided his Lady Green Hornets to four division titles and two District 11 titles, but an LVC title has eluded his teams.

Monday night, Emmaus took a big step toward getting that monkey off its back with a 6-2 come-from-behind win over top-seeded Northampton in 10 innings.

The win puts Emmaus into the LVC Championship game where it faces two-time defending champion Bethlehem...

Emmaus boys lax falls in 3 overtimes

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by MIKE HAINES in HS Sports

Emmaus tried to put the game out of a reach again and again in the second half of Monday's Lehigh Valley Conference boys lacrosse championship game.

The Hornets took a two-goal lead three times in the second half. Each time Parkland answered to get back within a goal.

Finally with 12.5 seconds left, Parkland's Josh Pope tied the game for the first time since early in the second half. Two and a half overtimes later, Trojan senior Brett Kudlak popped in the game-winner to give...

Emmaus falls to Parkland in D-11 tennis final

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by MIKE HAINES in HS Sports

The Emmaus boys tennis team ended the season at the most important team match District 11 has to offer.

The Hornets took on Parkland in Saturday's District 11 title match, falling to the Trojans 3-0.

"Parkland has a great team as far as depth on their team," said Emmaus head coach Dimitri Diamandopoulos. "They constantly reload with top players. Our team definitely has some stars. Walking into this match, I knew we lost in the regular season, I thought maybe with this match we...