| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Leesburg girls weightlifters Morgan Rhone, Leann Holappa and Alexis Smith all came home from Saturday’s Savannah (Ga.) Fall Festival with championships.
Rhone was named the top youth female lifter at the meet and won the 53 kilogram (117-pound)...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Shawn Matthias is entering his seventh season with the Florida Panthers, where he plays center. During the 2012-2013 season, Matthias scored 14 goals, which tied him for second place on the team.
Currently conditioning in the grueling training camp,...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:34 PM
In junior high, a few of Shane Quaschnick's baseball teammates hassled the scrawny teenager about his slight stature.
They wouldn't make that mistake today.
The summer of the scorning, the then 13-year-old Quaschnick decided to hit the gym. He's been...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Marlon Starling has found himself in all sorts of fascinating places in his 53 years. He has found himself in the ring twice with Mark Breland and Floyd Mayweather Sr. He has found himself in the ring with Michael Nunn, Lloyd Honeyghan and, on Sept. 15,...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Parkland High School placed second overall at the Pennsylvania State High School Powerlifting Championships at the Glen Mills Schools on Saturday. Perennial state champion and national powerhouse Glen Mills won its 28th consecutive state high school...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:19 AM
The cult of crossfitters usually confine themselves to their “boxes,” -- giant warehouses where those who revel in the feeling of oxygen depletion fight gravity in series of rapid succession and tortuous exercises by flipping tires, climbing...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:30 PM
More than 100 area football players competed in the ninth annual Blue Bomber Football Invitational Weightlifting Competition in a packed Palmerton gymnasium. For the second consecutive year, Whitehall captured the team championship on the strength of...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 4:25 PM
The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Dnner is coming up a month from today, March 3 at the Northampton Community Center and Penn State football coach Bill O'Brien is the main speaker. I...
| Mar 23, 2013
They call him Dr. Steelhammer, because not only could he punch you into a parallel universe, he also has a doctorate in sports sciences. Of his 62 boxing bouts, Olympic and world heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko has lost only three. For...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 8:56 PM
Joe Weider, a Los Angeles-based bodybuilding pioneer who created a multimillion-dollar fitness publishing empire and mentored a young Arnold Schwarzenegger from the time the future actor and California governor was a struggling unknown, died Saturday, a...
| Mar 2, 2013
When Fox Baldwin's parents were waiting for his birth, they decided they wanted to give him a first name that would stand out.
"My wife and I were throwing out names, and she suggested Fox," Pete Baldwin Sr. said. "I didn't know it at the time, but it...