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IronPigs team up with uniform maker Majestic

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 by CHUCK HIXSON in Sports

Two local companies are teaming up in a partnership that will have implications for Major League Baseball.

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs announced an agreement with uniform maker Majestic that will give players the same materials and styles worn by players in the majors.

Majestic, the official supplier of uniforms for MLB, is known for its innovation in materials and research and development into uniform styles to make today’s players more comfortable on the field, while providing durable materials that can take the beating of a major league season.

Stout named boys basketball MVP

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by The Press in Sports

The Eastern Pennsylvania released its winter sports all-star teams last month and two Parkland players were named to the first team, with another earning second-team recognition.

Kyle Stout earned a spot on the first team along with this year’s Most Valuable Player Award. Sam Iorio was also named to the first team while last year’s league MVP, Devante Cross, earned a spot on the second team.

The following are this year’s EPC boys basketball all-star teams.

FIRST TEAM

Boys lax is young but ‘explosive’

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by CJ HEMERLY in Sports

When the Parkland boys lacrosse team lost to Easton 8-6 in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference final a year ago, nobody around the program dropped their head. They expected to be there and to win that game, but also knew better things were coming.

But with an upset in their next game against Central Catholic in the District 11 first round, the Trojans season surprisingly ended earlier than most had hoped.

Irvin, Dibilio speak at banquet

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by PETER CAR in Sports

The message at last week’s Via All-Star Basketball Hall of Fame Banquet stretched from the obstacles that former Nazareth football and basketball player Chuck Dibilio had to endure following a stroke his freshman year at Princeton, to the passionate words that came from Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame wide receiver, Michael Irvin, on becoming a champion.

The two messages intertwined each other at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center, because nobody becomes a champion without obstacles, and obstacles are always in the way of champions.

Girls lax returns majority of starters

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by CJ HEMERLY in Sports

When a team wins its conference championship, and is one win shy of a district title, there is usually not much of a rebuilding process the following year.

That is true to an extent for the Parkland girls lacrosse team, which finished 2015 at 19-3 and earned last year’s Eastern Pennsylvania Conference championship. The Trojans were runner-up in the District 11 playoffs to Southern Lehigh.

Goldner excels at MP

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by TODD KRESS in Sports

Lacrosse has been a part of Adam Goldner’s life ever since middle school. He played on his first club team at the age of 10 for Skyhawks Lacrosse.

A few years later, Goldner made a decision that would change his life forever.

Living in the Parkland School District, Goldner’s academic and athletic career figured to be with the famous red and white colors he grew up around. But there was something that pushed Goldner into another direction.

“I had seen people in the Lehigh Valley succeed and do absolutely fine, but I always wanted something more,” Goldner said.

Bethlehem Steel FC debuts Saturday

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by PETER CAR in Sports

Bethlehem Steel FC makes their Lehigh Valley debut on Sunday, April 3 when they play their first home game at Lehigh University’s Goodman Stadium against FC Cincinnati at 3pm.

Steel FC are coming off a 1-0 victory over FC Montreal last Friday, as Fabian Herbers slotted in the winning goal in the 43rd minute of action to give the expansion side a victory in their inaugural contest.

Article By: NICK HROMIAK Special to the Press

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by NICK HROMIAK in Sports

The much-awaited 2015-16 deer harvest numbers are in and they show some interesting findings.

The entire harvest of 315,813 increased about four percent over the 2014-15 harvest of 303,973. Of that number, 137,580 were antlered deer. That reflected an increase of about 15 percent over the previous season’s harvest of 119,260. And that resulted in a whopping 59 percent of bucks that were 2 1/2 years old or older, which makes it the highest percentage of adult bucks in the harvest in decades, says the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

Article By: Katie McDonald kmcdonald@tnonline.com

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

EPC ALLSTARS

200 MEDLEY RELAY

PARKLAND

Siena Salvaggio, Megan Sicinski, Kira Karopoulos, Alison Lin

LIBERTY

Sabrina Krotzer, Julia McCarthy, Kayla Drago, Maggie Walters

EMMAUS

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200 FREE

Chelsea Gravereaux EMM, Victoria Connolly PARK, Casey Young EMM

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Alison Lin PARK, Katie Champagne EMM, Julia McCarthy LIB

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