The Parkland football team has been playing its best football over the past few weeks.
The Trojans have built up some momentum after winning their last three games, which came on the heels of two consecutive losses.
That momentum continued last Friday night with a 24-0 shutout victory at Stroudsburg in Eastern Pennsylvania Conference.
The Trojans (6-2 overall, 6-2 EPC) have now won four straight games and recorded their third shutout of the season to remain in contention...
Brian Badawika had been practicing a kick from the exact spot several times during the days before Tuesday’s East Penn Conference boys soccer playoff game. He was ready.
His time came last Tuesday at Emmaus High School’s Memorial Field.
Badawika walked up to the penalty spot from about 10 yards away with a chance to deliver the Parkland boys soccer team a postseason win over rival Emmaus.
He did just that with a shot low and to the right of the goalkeeper to push the...
The Parkland cross country teams finished off the regular season last week with a meet at Lehigh Parkway.
The Parkland boys team, which had it’s top five runners finish 1-5 at the meet, went 5-0 to cap an undefeated season at 17-0. The Trojans beat Emmaus (15-48), Dieruff (15-50), Central Catholic (15-48), Whitehall (15-50) and Allen (15-50).
Riley Williamson took first place at the meet in 16:52, followed by teammates Nick Bower, Matt Santacoloma, Nate Reimer and Ethan Warren...
When Parkland took on top seed and unbeaten Emmaus in the first round of the East Penn Conference field hockey playoffs, the Trojans couldn’t have been more prepared. Just three days earlier, the two teams squared off in the regular season finale.
And despite being shut out this time around against the a dominant Hornet team, Trojan head coach Lizzie Millen saw her team play much better with the lights brighter.
As for Emmaus, it stayed perfect on the season and advanced to the...
The Parkland volleyball team might just be peaking at the perfect time.
If Tuesday’s dominating 25-10, 25-10, 25-14 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference quarterfinal round victory over Pleasant Valley is any indication, the arrow is definitely pointing up for the Trojans.
“Our consistency at the net was really good tonight,” said Parkland coach Mike Krause. “We struggled with some inconsistency early in the season, but we’ve been a lot better lately.
“I’m really happy with...
Parkland girls soccer head coach Al Haddad is fortunate to have a core group of eight senior leaders, five of which started Tuesday’s East Penn Conference girls soccer quarterfinal game against Pocono Mountain East.
But it was two sophomores in particular, one of which was named an all-star before the game, who helped the Trojans advance to Thursday’s semifinal round.
Already holding a 1-0 goal at halftime following Jocelyn Fowler’s goal, Zoe Schutter added two more in the...
The eighth week of the 2018 high school football season saw two unbeaten teams fall as Freedom downed Emmaus and Northwestern took out Saucon Valley.
Here are recaps of some teams from around the area. See this week’s editions of the Lehigh Valley Press for more about your local teams.
The Patriots scored a pair of late touchdowns to tie the game before winning with a two-point conversion in overtime to improve to 8-0 while handing Emmaus (7-1) its first...
The East Penn Conference announced pairings for championship week in field hockey and boys and girls soccer.
Field hockey action gets underway Saturday.
Emmaus earned the top seed and will take on Parkland, the eighth seed at Emmaus at 1 p.m.
Liberty is the four seed and will host Stroudsburg the fifth seed at 2:30 p.m. at BASD.
Pocono East is the third seed and will host sixth-seed Nazareth at 1:30 p.m. Easton is the second seed and will host Northampton at noon...
Back on Sept. 6, nearly a month before their latest meeting, the Emmaus girls volleyball team got the better of rival Parkland, coming back from down two sets to one to earn an important early season win over a team that it has not found much success against of late.
But that was in the friendly confines of the Hornets’ Nest. Last Monday night, it was a different story.
The Trojans played with a ton of energy, not wanting to give up their home court advantage or be swept during...
The juggernaut that is Parkland’s boys and girls cross country teams continues to run toward another impressive season. Both squads headed into this week undefeated in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference standings with the postseason just around the corner.
Both squads won all three of their matchups on Oct. 2 at the Little Lehigh Parkway, which featured Allen, Dieruff, Pleasant Valley, Pocono Mountain East and Pocono Mountain West.
“Our goal was to just take care of business...