| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:18 AM
The wow factor started as a freshman at Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma, Wash., and continued in games in which left-hander Jon Lester didn't pitch.
"He was too good not to play when he wasn't pitching," longtime Bellarmine coach Rick Barnhart recalled. "If...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
On warm summer days in the 1970s, Harry Bellucci and his Bulkeley High teammates battled through double-session football practices.
Bellucci, who graduated from the Hartford school in 1975, recalls participating in practice with a pounding headache...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Now celebrating its 10th year of honoring the greatest achievements in local sports, the Windsor Locks Athletic Hall of Fame held its Class of 2014 induction ceremony on Friday, Nov. 28. The guests of honor were each presented with a plaque, following...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:55 PM
One of the highlights of the 2014-15 high school basketball season that's set to begin this weekend will come on Jan. 17.
That Saturday afternoon, Dieruff High School and the Allentown School District will name the basketball court inside the Huskies'...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:58 PM
A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years.
2009—Northampton grad Brian Schneider signs a two-year deal with the Phillies to be the backup to catcher Carlos Ruiz. The 33-year-old,...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 4:55 PM
When Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton signed the richest contract in North American sports history last week, it was irrefutable evidence validating the idea that teenagers who play multiple sports in high school can still fulfill their sports...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Drew Moyer and Seth Woodard had everything planned out. And it’s not often you see two high school guys coordinate their wardrobes to such perfection.
Clad identically in dress shirts with the Old Dominion logo, blue bow ties, and blue Monarch...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Lemont faces tough task against Peoria Notre Dame
Lemont coach Bret Kooi is impressed with what he has seen from Peoria Notre Dame, Saturday’s Class 6A semifinal opponent.
“I know they execute as good as you’re going to...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Winter Park’s 20th annual Hall of Fame induction class includes the father-daughter tandem of former track and cross country standouts Neal and Shelby Hayes. The ceremony is set for Saturday, Nov. 8, at 6 p.m. at the new Winter Park Community...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:18 PM
If the Kansas City Royals lose this World Series, none of the decisions they are about to make will be as crucial as one they made six years ago.
They could have had Buster Posey.
With the third pick of the 2008 draft, the Royals picked first...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The eyes have it.
That's what strikes Tom Meusborn, long-time baseball coach at Chatsworth High, as he watches replays of Kansas City third baseman Mike Moustakas diving into a dugout suite to make a spectacular catch of a foul popup in Game 3 of the...