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  • Williamsburg Post 39 falls one out short of ending Legion state drought

    A memorable three-year run by Williamsburg Post 39 ended in agonizing fashion Thursday in the American Legion Baseball state tournament in Purcellville. An out away from its first state tournament win, Post 39 fell 9-8 to Leesburg Post 34 on Mikey Pugh'...
  • Deerfield ends up 3rd in Legion tournament

    Baseball | Deerfield ends up 3rd in Legion tournament
    Spunk is what landed Deerfield's third place District 10 Tournament finish in its inaugural season in the American Legion baseball program. The team missed its opportunity to play for the championship when it dropped an extra-inning contest to...
  • Bandit players going through 'the grind'

    Baseball | Bandit players going through 'the grind'
    Libertyville Bandits American Legion baseball coach Jim Schurr calls it "the grind." And that may be putting it too nicely. Schurr has 10 players on his current American Legion baseball team who are going through the dog days of summer. Players like...
  • Pitching could take North Parkland far in Legion playoffs

    At age 75 and in his 42nd season as manager of the North Parkland team, Terry Stoudt still gets excited about a big game. And in Pennsylvania American Legion baseball, it doesn't get much bigger than the Region 2 Tournament. North Parkland is one of...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY ALLENTOWN PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD will host a neighborhood block party 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26 on Eighth Street in Allentown. Features a salsa dancing demonstration, games, a bounce house, live performances and more. Rain or shine. Info:...
  • North Parkland advances in Legion tourney

    LAURELDALE — Asked if he's locked in at the plate, Justin Afflerbach smiled slightly and shook his head. Afflerbach was proud of his 5-for-5 performance in Saturday's opening round of the American Legion Region 2 Baseball Tournament, but he...
  • ESYC Elite basketball program gets another title, this time at SportsFest

    The East Side Youth Center Elite AAU basketball program has made noise on the regional and national level in recent years. In fact, just last weekend, the ESYC Elite 12U team won the AAU Division III national title for sixth-graders. But on Sunday,...
  • North Parkland, Bath advance in tourney

    North Parkland, Bath advance in tourney
    LAURELSDALE – Alex Flynn will drive to Temple University today for freshmen orientation knowing he did his part for the North Parkland team. Flynn scattered seven hits in an impressive complete-game effort as the Buffaloes beat Pine Grove 3-0...
  • American Legion Baseball: Not Once, But Twice

    BRISTOL – Tolland coach Steve Paasch stood in his team's dugout at Muzzy Field on Sunday and kept coming back to the same word: rejuvenate. It was Paasch's hope that his team's dramatic walk-off victory over Waterford in 15 innings on a Ben...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: YMCA of the Foothills to launch new Tribes season; National Night Out Tuesday

    The YMCA of the Foothills is preparing to launch another season of its Tribes program for children in grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade and their fathers. Participants take part in games, camping trips, ceremonies and family adventures....
  • PHILLIES RETURN HOME AS LEE RETURNS FROM INJURY

    PHILLIES RETURN HOME AS LEE RETURNS FROM INJURY
    In their first home appearance since the All-Star break, the Phillies will host the San Francisco Giants tonight (7 p.m., CSN). More importantly, left-hander Cliff Lee will be making his first start for the Phils since May 18, when he suffered a...