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Hess scrambles to Regionals

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by MIKE HAINES in HS Sports

Being able to salvage a good score on a day that isn't so good is what separates the average golfers from the great ones.

Chad Hess didn't do everything right at Monday's District 11 Championship Tournament, held at the Shawnee Golf Resort. But the Parkland junior managed to take third place in Class AAA, shooting a two-over par 110 over 27 holes.

"It was a scrambling day," said Hess. "When I didn't hit the fairways and greens I needed to pull through and hit the shots that I...

Hibshman adjusting well in freshman year

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by TODD KRESS Special to the Press in Sports

Lauren Hibshman has enjoyed plenty of success playing field hockey at a number of levels throughout her playing career.

After a stellar career at Parkland that included being named to the LVC All-Conference team and a member of the PFHCA First Team All-State in her final two seasons as a Trojan, Hibshman is now in the midst of her first collegiate season at Drexel University.

As a member of the Dragons, Hibshman has started in each of their 14 games so far. She's tied for...

Offense ignites PHS past Eagles

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by CJ HEMERLY Special to the Press in HS Sports

In the third quarter of last Friday night's game against Nazareth, Parkland held a slim 21-14 lead after fumbling inside the 10.

After forcing a Blue Eagle punt on the next possession, Eli Redmond found an opening and raced along the sideline 85 yards to give the Trojans a 14-point lead and all but seal the game.

"I think I did a pretty good job rushing, but I want to give credit to the offensive lineman," Redmond said. "Coach McGorry said he wanted to see me use the blocking...

Frozen Trojans open with win

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by The Press in HS Sports

The Parkland ice hockey team opened the 2012-2013 season with an impressive 5-1 win over archrival Northampton in front of a packed house on Monday.

For the first time in eight years, the Trojans were under the guidance of a new head coach as Gerry Chandik took over for the retired Frank Berry. The Trojans, coming off a third straight LVSHL title and with a large target on their backs, lost nine players to graduation and have also lost two key juniors for the season due to injuries....

Trojans blow away Zephyrs

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by CJ HEMERLY Special to the Press in HS Sports

The Parkland football team has found its way as of late. After an 0-2 start, the Trojans won two straight heading into an early showdown with rival Whitehall.

Parkland's offense racked up 492 total yards and gave the Zephyrs their first Lehigh Valley Conference loss, while also taking home the annual Joe Gerencser Memorial trophy, and sending a message to District 11 that the Trojans are for real.

Tim Baranek accumulated 308 yards and four touchdowns, and the Trojan defense...

Mikitka's second half goal prevents home upset

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by CJ HEMERLY Special to the Press in HS Sports

The Parkland boys soccer team recently was tabbed as the number one ranked team in the state. With that accomplishment, comes some challenges. Parkland (11-0) will receive every team's best shot to knock off the leader.

Eric Mikitka's second half goal with 8:36 remaining secured a hard fought win against a feisty Allen squad that was surely up to the challenge last Thursday evening at Parkland High School.

"Part of it is that we're number one and part of it is that we're...

Nazareth up next

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by CJ HEMERLY Special to the Press in HS Sports

The Parkland football team is on a roll. They have found their way with the new spread offense and have found life on defense. The Trojans currently have won their last three games by an average margin of 28 points, and in doing so, are climbing up the ladder of the Lehigh Valley Conference standings after losing their first two games.

The offense broke out in a 52-23 win over rival Whitehall last Friday night. Tim Baranek was the anchor again, having his hand in four touchdowns (two...

SPYA 110s blank Lower Macungie

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by The Press in Sports

110 pounds

So. Parkland A 24, Lower Macungie 0

The South Parkland 110-pound A team shut out the Lower Macungie Mustangs 24-0 under the lights at Mustang Field in a non-league game on Monday night.

The Trojans offense struck early when Vincent Gerbasio hooked up with Trent Perkins for a 64-yard touchdown pass on the second play of the game. On the Trojans second possession, JT Siggins took a hand-off from Gerbasio and raced 22-yards for a touchdown.

In the second...

Peng, Pham get redemption at LVC tourney

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by LOU RUSNOCK in HS Sports

Neither Jenna Peng nor TuQuyen Pham looked at last season's Lehigh Valley Conference tennis tournament as a success.

The top two singles players for the Parkland tennis team the past two seasons, the juniors both earned silver medals during the 2011 tournament. Both came in focused on gold in 2012.

Despite some tough spots, both players came out victorious to lead the Trojans to another conference tournament title at Parkland High School on Monday.

"I really wanted to...

Buffs soar past Hokey Eagles in SYFL

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by The Press in Sports

125 pounds

No. Parkland 48,

Hokendauqua 6

Josh Wagner and Ian O'Neill each scored a pair of touchdowns to pace North Parkland past the Eagles in the 125-pound game.

Wagner's touchdowns both came on punt returns as he took both a 30 and 50-yarder to the house. Ian O'Neill scored on runs of 12 and two yards.

Ian Haggerty also added a 30-yard touchdown run and Greg Santa-Ana had a seven yarder.

Christian Antry posted a solid rushing performance in the...