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  • FLASHBACK: In 1979, Bethlehem's Debbie Massey nearly wins the U.S. Women's Open

    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five. July 15 1984—The Philadelphia Stars, with Dieruff grad Mike Lush in the secondary, beats the Arizona Wranglers 23-3 in Tampa to win the United States...
  • Community: Lud Grande still strumming up music at 90

    Community: Lud Grande still strumming up music at 90
    You must be special if the mayor of Burbank shows up to your 90th birthday party. And Lud Grande is special. His family and friends threw him a party on June 13 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall on Magnolia Boulevard, and he and his band performed....
  • Baseball | No-hitter highlights winning Legion season

    Baseball | No-hitter highlights winning Legion season
    After starting the season with a 3-6 record, Deerfield's American Legion baseball team is on a five-game winning streak that included a no-hitter by Joe Liberman to secure a spot in the playoffs. The Warriors defeated Lake Villa last week , 14-0, on...
  • Boys baseball | Deerfield Legion team bests undefeated Gurnee

    Boys baseball | Deerfield Legion team bests undefeated Gurnee
    A tense last inning needed pinpoint pitching and clutch defense for the Deerfield American Legion baseball team to post a 5-3 victory over previously undefeated Gurnee. Each time the Warriors took a lead, Gurnee tied last week's game until left...
  • Warhill grad Michael Brumfield shining on mound, this time with Williamsburg Post 39

    Warhill grad Michael Brumfield shining on mound, this time with Williamsburg Post 39
    Michael Brumfield refused to take full credit for helping lead his 2013 Warhill High School team to a share of the Bay Rivers District for the first time in school history. It had been four years with his friends, a legacy that ended in a historic state...
  • Amateur Baseball: Middletown Sweeps Plainville

    Middletown swept Plainville in an American Legion non-zone doubleheader Saturday at Palmer Field in Middletown. Middletown defeated Plainville 13-2 in the first game and 25-0 in five innings in the nightcap. In the first game, Middletown's Anthony...
  • American Legion Post Baseball team succeeds on and off the diamond

    American Legion Post Baseball team succeeds on and off the diamond
    Wellington American Legion Post 390 baseball coach Tony Viscusi hopes that one of his two squads can bring home a state title. They have already been proven to be winners both on and off the diamond. "I don't know how organizations handle it, but I don'...
  • Bath rallies past Birches for NorCo championship

    Tom Epsaro has seen it all on a baseball field in the Northampton County American Legion Baseball League. Epsaro was part of Bath's NorCo championship team in 2012. He was on the club that came within a couple outs of winning a Region 2 title that same...
  • Thursday's 7/17 local schedule (updated Thursday AM with softball and Little League information)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Petersburg vs. Peninsula Pilots (at War Memorial Stadium), 7:05 International League: Rochester at Norfolk, 7:05 Eastern League: Harrisburg at Richmond, 7:05 American Legion: Williamsburg Post 39 vs. Gloucester Post 75 (at...
  • Hogan tells veterans he would eliminate state income tax on military pensions

    Hogan tells veterans he would eliminate state income tax on military pensions
    Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan told veterans Wednesday that he would eliminate the state income tax on military pensions if elected. “This tax is not only bad economic policy, it’s also unfair to the men and women who have...
  • Star Track: Erik Supplee

    Star Track: Erik Supplee
    Erik Supplee, who grew up in Williamsburg, was announced Tuesday as Georgetown University's pitching coach. "He has a proven track record of success, both as a player and a coach," Hoyas coach Pete Wilk said on GUHoyas.com. "I truly believe he is one of...