Parkland Press

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PHS girls volleyball tops Central

Thursday, October 3, 2019 by CJ HEMERLY in Sports

The Parkland girls volleyball team had its most challenging portion of the 2019 regular season schedule this past week. Following an Eastern Pennsylvania Conference match at East Stroudsburg North, a 3-0 victory, the Trojans were downed in five sets to perennial District 11 power Bethlehem Catholic, and then defeated Allen in straight sets.

Following that full slate of conference matches, Parkland traveled to State College to compete in a highly competitive Little Lions Invitational....

Football team faces rival Zephs on Friday

Thursday, October 3, 2019 by CJ HEMERLY in Sports

Coming off its best win of the 2019 regular season, the Parkland football team will hit the road to play in a rivalry game at Whitehall on Friday night in Eastern Pennsylvania Conference South Division action.

The Trojans (4-2 overall, 3-2 EPC South) battled back from down double-digits to take down Nazareth (5-1, 4-1) last Friday.

“It was a complete team win and we played the full 48 minutes,” said head coach Tim Moncman on last weekend’s win. “I was proud of the way we...

Three PHS golfers reach district tourney

Thursday, October 3, 2019 by MIKE HAINES in Sports

Trevor Grimm posted a solid round of golf in last week’s Eastern Pennsylvania Conference tournament.

After shooting 79 in the event, held Monday, Sept. 23 at Olde Homestead, the Parkland senior finished in a tie for seventh place in a bunched boys field that saw just four strokes spate the boys winner from the eighth place finisher.

“I had my goal set on winning, which didn’t happen,” said Grimm. “But that’s all right. I can’t be too mad about shooting in the 70s here. I wanted...

Trojans make statement

Thursday, October 3, 2019 by CJ HEMERLY in Sports

Statement wins don’t often come in September, but the victory Parkland earned last weekend was one.

Trailing by double-digits in the fourth quarter, the Parkland football team scored 14 unanswered points to secure an important come-from-behind 21-17 win over previously undefeated Nazareth last Friday night in Eastern Pennsylvania Conference South Division action at Parkland School District Stadium.

Playing in just his second career start, sophomore quarterback Ty Tremba made...

Boys soccer avenges early loss to Emmaus

Thursday, October 3, 2019 by CJ HEMERLY in Sports

When the Parkland and Emmaus boys soccer teams met in just the second game of the 2019 regular seasonr, the Trojans took control with the game’s opening goal only to see the Green Hornets score two unanswered, including the game-winner in overtime.

After that game, Trojan head coach Patrick Birns said that the two teams would see each other again, maybe more than once.

That next meeting took place Monday and Parkland got the last laugh this time around, scoring two goals, both...

Trojan harriers’ confidence grows as season unfolds

Thursday, October 3, 2019 by STEPHEN ALTHOUSE in Sports

The Parkland girls and boys cross country teams have experienced much success this season thanks in part to what they did before the season started.

“Our success in part is because of the summer training,” said coach Stephen Ott. “We put a considerable amount of training in this summer. We had the mindset from the beginning to train fast, so we can race fast. Those that did the training are leading our team.”

The girls squad had a solid showing in a competitive PIAA Foundation...

Parkland girls tennis team wins league titles

Thursday, October 3, 2019 by STEPHEN ALTHOUSE in Sports

The incredible ride known as the 2019 Parkland girls tennis season continued last week, when the squad won the East Penn Conference regular season and tournament titles.

“What can I say, it’s just another chapter in a storybook season,” said Trojan coach Mike HIngston.

The Lady Trojans finished 14-0 in the EPC and 16-1 overall.

The conference championships were “a long time in coming,” according to the coach. Many of the players on this year’s championship squad were...

PHS field hockey wins 13 straight

Thursday, October 3, 2019 by CHUCK HIXSON in Sports

And the beat goes on.

Parkland field hockey extended its unbeaten streak to 13 games Tuesday night with a 3-0 win over Northampton. While the three-goal victory may sound kind of easy, it was anything but easy.

While Parkland had an early edge in controlling play, Northampton regrouped and came out playing a much crisper and more physical game from midway through the first half until the final horn.

Parkland had an early goal waved off, but seemed undaunted by the call....

Girls soccer battles Emmaus to 0-0 draw

Thursday, October 3, 2019 by CHUCK HIXSON in Sports

The Parkland girls soccer team hosted a tough Governor Mifflin team this past Saturday and was able to pick up a 3-0 win to stretch its season win streak to 14 games. The problem was that the nonconference game left Parkland without its first- and second-string goalkeepers who both suffered injuries in the win. Starter Zia Reed went down early in the game when she took a knee to the back and backup Teresa Gonzalez took over and made it to the final minutes before she too went down with an...

Girls volleyball wins four straight matches

Friday, September 27, 2019 by CJ HEMERLY in Sports

The Parkland girls volleyball team has been on a roll of late, and that momentum continued last Wednesday night as the Trojans took down Whitehall in straight sets by scores of 25-9, 25-8 and 25-14 in Eastern Pennsylvania Conference action at Parkland High School.

The victory, coupled with wins over Stroudsburg and East Stroudsburg North less than a week after, Parkland (12-5-1 overall, 6-3 EPC) has won four conference matches in-a-row, all in straight sets.

“We just have the...