| Feb 22, 2015
| 8:03 PM
Former Bethlehem Catholic and Drexel University wrestler Zach Makovsky posted a big win in a battle of ranked flyweights on Feb. 14 at UFC Fight Night 60 at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colo., and televised nationally by Fox Sports 1.
| Feb 21, 2015
| 6:37 PM
Plenty of storylines emerged from Saturday's compelling District 11 4A boys quarterfinal doubleheader at Pleasant Valley, but one reality was certain after Nazareth and Whitehall posted victories.
And that's that the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference's...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 7:19 AM
Here are my boxes from the 4A boys doubleheader at Pleasant Valley and the rest are from Jeff Schuler, Roger Pence and the rest of the agate-taking crew in our sports department:
NAZARETH 68 , STROUDSBURG 65
| Feb 20, 2015
| 9:52 PM
We thank Roger Pence and The Morning Call's agate-gathering crew. I did the CCHS boys and Palisades girls boxes, but they did the rest.
Here are the boxes from tonight's boys and girls playoff games.
ABINGTON 58 ,...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 7:22 PM
The District 11 basketball tournament has offered its share of memorable games in the semifinal and championship rounds over the years, but many of the most compelling contests have happened in the quarterfinals.
In the 4A and 3A classifications, there'...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 7:15 PM
For the past two years, the Class 3A girls basketball bracket has featured some of the most talented teams in the area and things look no different this season.
Bethlehem Catholic and Central Catholic, both ranked in the top 10 in the state in 3A, are...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 10:36 AM
The District 11 basketball tournament begins tonight.
All three games in the 3A classification -- Palisades at Wilson, Notre Dame at Saucon Valley and Blue Mountain at Lehighton -- are on as scheduled.
So with districts set to begin, here's a last...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 3:57 PM
Melvin Johnson scored 17 points, hitting five 3-pointers, as No. 20 VCU snapped a two-game losing streak with a 79-66 victory at George Washington on Saturday.
Doug Brooks added 14 points and Mo Alie-Cox 10 for the Rams (19-6, 9-3 Atlantic 10), who...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:05 PM
Last year, Parkland's girls basketball team didn't return a single starter yet managed to win the District 11 Class 4A title, losing just two Lehigh Valley Conference games along the way.
Most would imagine having a number of those starters returning...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 8:11 PM
The following is an update on local athletes playing at the collegiate level.
Jasmine Smith ((Bellarmine-Jefferson High, 2012) sophomore forward, San Jose State women's basketball: Smith is getting a chance to start this season for the Spartans after...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 9:45 AM
Because of school being cancelled today (why, I have no idea) there are a couple of key postponements to report.
The Easton at Liberty game has been moved to Wednesday. Ditto for the Pocono Mountain West at Stroudsburg, Pleasant Valley-East...