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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • North Parkland gets set for shot at state title

    It takes Brett Kosciolek about 45 minutes to drive from his home in Nesquehoning to Orefield. But for Kosciolek, who stars for the North Parkland Legion baseball team, it's a drive that's worth his time. And to the Buffaloes, they're more than happy to...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1984, Easton's Bobby Weaver becomes an Olympic champion

    FLASHBACK: In 1984, Easton's Bobby Weaver becomes an Olympic champion
    August 4 1989—Freemansburg reaches the championship game against Boyertown in the American Legion Baseball Region II tournament at Temple by beating the host 5-2 and Hamburg 8-5, giving the Northampton County League champions three wins in less...
  • 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...
  • Saturday's 8/16 local schedule (updated Saturday AM)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Petitt Cup finals Game 3 (of best-of-3): Florence vs. Peninsula Pilots (at War Memorial Stadium), 7:05 International League: Gwinnett at Norfolk, 7:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Portland, 6 American Legion: Junior state...
  • Friday's local and college multi-sport roundup: Gloucester Junior Legion team stays alive at state with two victories

    Baseball: American Legion: Gloucester Post 75 won two elimination games Friday to stay alive in the Junior state tournament at Shepherd Stadium in Colonial Heights. First, Brady Hudgins had three RBI Friday in a 7-1 win over Winchester Post 21....
  • Service dog offers thanks for war heroes' sacrifice

    Service dog offers thanks for war heroes' sacrifice
    Just south of 13 years, America has waged what seems a never-ending global war on terror. Much has changed during that time. Motives for an invasion. Commanders-in-chief. Enemies. Even the phrase coined for our response to soulless evil on a September...
  • Vanderbush leads Bath to rout of Birches in Norco opener

    Tee-ball. Little League. Babe Ruth League. Before Tuesday's Game 1 of the Northampton County American Legion Baseball League's championship series, Connor Vanderbush had never enjoyed the thrill of hitting a home run. At any level. But in the sixth...
  • Thursday's local and college multi-sport roundup: Tides stifle Buffalo, gain split of four-game series

    Baseball: International League: Alexi Casilla had three hits and winner Chris Jones (7-8) pitched five innings as the Norfolk Tides (57-69) gained a split of a four-game series in Buffalo (66-59) with a 4-2 win over the Bisons. Casilla, activated from...