Athlete of the Week

April 15th, 2021
Matt Chaikowsky
Saucon Valley
Track & Field

Week 23 winner: The senior distance runner ran an area-best time of 9:49.40 in a tri-meet against Notre Dame-Green Pond and Wilson. That time is 4 seconds better than his 2019 Colonial League meet time, when he finished third.

April 15th, 2021
Maria Donahue
Saucon Valley
Lacrosse

Week 23 winner: The Pittsburgh recruit scored 7 goals with 5 assists in Panthers' 3 games last week. Has amassed 20 goals and 6 assists through 5 games.

April 8th, 2021
Matt Martinez
Bethlehem Catholic
Baseball

Week 22 winner: The Morning Call all-area catcher went 3-for-4, including a double, and knocked in four runs in an 11-5 win over Northampton.

April 8th, 2021
Katelyn Stuhldreher
Northampton
Softball

Week 22 winner: The shortshop and cleanup hitter went 3-for-3 with two doubles and a home run, and knocked in five runs in come-from-behind win over Bethlehem Catholic.

April 1st, 2021
Evan Gleason
Bethlehem Catholic
Wrestling

Week 21 winner: The Harvard commit claimed fifth place at PIAA 3A tournament for a second year in a row, after winning the 3A East Super Regional championship at 152 pounds with three victories by a composite 16-4 score.

April 1st, 2021
Lindsay Berger
Parkland
Basketball

Week 21 winner: Led the Trojans to their first District 11 title game in the highest classification in seven seasons. She topped 20 points six times this season, typing her career-high of 25 points vs. Allen. The MVP of the EPC Lehigh Division finishes her career with 953 points.

March 25th, 2021
Luke Rautzhan
Emmaus
Swimming

Week 20 winner: Earned two silver and two bronze medals at the PIAA Swimming Championships. He finished second in the 50 freestyle in 20.56 seconds, and third in the 100 free in 45.61 seconds, a school record.

March 25th, 2021
Rachel DeGiulio
Easton
Wrestling

Week 20 winner: Took second place at 140 pounds at the MyHouse Pennsylvania Girls State Championship wrestling tournament. Recorded a pair of decisions before falling in the final. She is a first-year varsity wrestler who will continue her career next year at ESU.

March 18th, 2021
Drew Clearie
Nazareth
Wrestling

Week 19 winner: The Brown commit finished third for the second year in a row, this time at 189 pounds. In his three victories, he outscored his foes 32-7. He finished his career with a 113-37 record.

March 18th, 2021
Kiersten Gursky
Notre Dame Green Pond
Basketball

Week 19 winner: Played a great game off the bench and finished with six points and six rebounds in win over Palmerton for District 11 3A championship.

March 11th, 2021
Dom Falcone
Easton
Wrestling

Week 18 winner: The Army-West Point commit rolled to the 172-pound title at the Class 3A East Super Regional to move to 12-0 this year, 96-33 in his career. He won 3 matches by a combined 27-5 score.

March 11th, 2021
Alexandra Lister
Northwestern Lehigh
Basketball

Week 18 winner: Scored a game-high 17 points in 47-30 win over Pen Argyl in District 11 tournament Friday.

March 4th, 2021
Jagger Condomitti
Northampton
Wrestling

Week 17 winner: Won the outstanding wrestler award for 2nd consecutive week by dominating 160-pound bracket at 3A Northeast Regionals. He registered 2 pins and a 1st-period technical fall for his first regional title.

March 4th, 2021
Sarah Gill
Freedom
Diving

Week 17 winner: Clinched the 3A District 11 girls’ crown, with an 11-dive total of 386.95 points, one week after she claimed the EPC diving championship.

February 25th, 2021
Joe Galle
Notre Dame East Stroudsburg
Basketball

Week 16 winner: Game-high 20 points, including 5 three-pointers, in win over Southern Lehigh.

February 25th, 2021
Brenna Ortwein
Freedom
Basketball

Week 16 winner: Tied her career-high of 19 points in 60-54 win over Bethlehem Catholic.

February 18th, 2021
Emily Strunk
Stroudsburg
Basketball

Week 15 winner: Scored 30 points in a 58-48 win over ES South.

February 18th, 2021
Thad Howland
Freedom
Wrestling

Week 15 winner: Picked up a cradle in 37 seconds to secure Freedom’s win over rival Liberty in Battle of Bethlehem.

February 11th, 2021
Courtney Paulson
Nazareth
Basketball

Week 14 winner: The forward scored 6 of her 8 points in the 4th quarter and added 2 assists in the stanza to lead the undefeated Blue Eagles back from a 7-point deficit after three quarters to beat Easton 38-35.

February 11th, 2021
Dom DeFalco
Quakertown
Wrestling

Week 14 winner: The three-time state qualifier was 3-0 last week with three 1st-period pins. He is 11-0 this year with 10 pins and one forfeit.

February 4th, 2021
Sophia Riehl
Saucon Valley
Wrestling

Week 13 winner: The first-year wrestler picked up her first varsity win of her career on the mat with a pin over Palisades' James Cashman. She is 8-3 this season.

February 4th, 2021
Ben Haubert
Palisades
Wrestling

Week 13 winner: The Citadel commit won 3-2 in an ultimate tie-breaker in a Colonial League match at 172 pounds. He is 14-0 this season.

January 28th, 2021
Kyle Perl
Northampton
Wrestling

Week 12 winner: Delivered 7-1 decision in 215-pound bout to secure a 28-21 team win. -- 57

January 28th, 2021
Madison Kluska
Bangor
Basketball

Week 12 winner: Had 2 consecutive 3-pointers in 2nd quarter to break 16-16 tie vs. Moravian. Went on to score 18 points.

January 21st, 2021
Aaron Bailey
Notre Dame East Stroudsburg
Basketball

Week 11 winner: Scored 24 points in 79-57 win over Palisades on Saturday.

January 21st, 2021
Trinity Williams
Palisades
Basketball

Week 11 winner: The forward opened the season with 41 points, surpassing 1,000 points for her career, in a 62-52 win over Faith Christian on Jan. 9.

December 10th, 2020
Jayce Tutty
Stroudsburg
Football

Week 10 winner: The do-everything-senior was selected as EPC Monroe defensive MVP and selected first-team running back and outside linebacker. Was one of the EPC’s top rushers with 645 yards on the season.

December 10th, 2020
Ashleigh McNellis
Emmaus
Cross Country

Week 10 winner: The No. 1 runner for a Green Hornets team that won its second straight District 11 3A title; placed second overall at districts.

December 3rd, 2020
Kylie Zentz
Northwestern Lehigh
Soccer

Week 9 winner: Led the Colonial League and District 11 3A championship team with 19 goals and 44 points.

December 3rd, 2020
Jon DeNato
Palisades
Football

Week 9 winner: Overcame broken leg last season and broken helmet in District 11 championship en route to Pirates' fourth district title. Was major contributor in team's run, leading Colonial League in interceptions (5) and fumble recoveries (5).

November 26th, 2020
Bailey Tietz
Emmaus
Field Hockey

Week 8 winner: Recorded shutouts in the PIAA 3A semifinal and championship games.

November 26th, 2020
Cole Frank
Liberty
Cross Country

Week 8 winner: Won second straight District 11 3A title and second consecutive PIAA medal.

November 19th, 2020
Rileigh Cummings
Bethlehem Catholic
Volleyball

Week 7 winner: Came up big for her team in crucial moments, finishing with 11 kills and 10 digs in win over Pope John Paul II in PIAA quarterfinals.

November 19th, 2020
Sander Sahaydak
Liberty
Football

Week 7 winner: The placekicker made three field goals, including a 52-yarder and accounted for 11 of his team’s points in a 27-23 loss to Southern Lehigh.

November 12th, 2020
Jakob Braman
Nazareth
Soccer

Week 6 winner: Scored 2 goals in playoff win over Stroudsburg.

November 12th, 2020
Abigail James
Nazareth
Soccer

Week 6 winner: Scored 2 goals and had an assist in a 5-1 playoff win over PM East.

November 5th, 2020
Emily Jobes
Liberty
Cross Country

Week 5 winner: Won the District 11 Class 3A cross country title, her second, timing a 20:46. She finished 14th overall at states a season ago.

November 5th, 2020
Jayden Williams
Allentown Central Catholic
Football

Week 5 winner: Had 16 carries, 131 yards in a 35-3 win over Bethlehem Catholic.

October 29th, 2020
Haley Gschrey
Freedom
Soccer

Week 4 winner: Scored her 100th career goal in the Patriots’ 1-0 OT win over rival Liberty.

October 29th, 2020
Marcus Kreidler
Freedom
Football

Week 4 winner: Blocked a punt and ran it 40 yards for a touchdown. Also made five tackles on defense in a 45-0 win vs. Becahi.

October 22nd, 2020
Chad Parton
Salisbury
Football

Week 3 winner: Had 11 catches for 174 yards and one touchdown against Northwestern Lehigh. He also had a rushing touchdown, made seven tackles and forced a fumble.

October 22nd, 2020
Brianna West
Southern Lehigh
Volleyball

Week 3 winner: Had 28 kills, 13 digs, 9 assists, 6 aces and 14 service points as team went 4-0 last week, finishing the regular season 11-0. Has also been a leader for the underclassmen and JV team.

October 15th, 2020
Quintin Stephens
Salisbury
Football

Week 2 winner: The quarterback accounted for 339 yards and 6 touchdowns in the Falcons’ first win of the season, 46-20 over Pen Argyl.

October 15th, 2020
Grace Sanborn
Moravian Academy
Golf

Week 2 winner: Made a 20-foot slider breaking to the left for a birdie on 18 to finish off her high school career-low tournament round in the District 11 2A championships, qualifying for the PIAA championships.

October 8th, 2020
Avery Lynn
Freedom
Volleyball

Week 1 winner: Had 22 kills, 10 digs and 12 service points in a 3-1 win over Nazareth.

October 8th, 2020
Mason Smeland
Palisades
Football

Week 1 winner: Ran for 242 yards and 4 scores in a 35-27 win at Northern Lehigh. Smeland added 109 yards and 3 total TDs in a 28-25 win over Salisbury. He has 633 rushing yards in 4 games this season.

May 7th, 2020
Cyrus Elmi
Moravian Academy
Tennis

Elmi finished his junior year on a high note, claiming a bronze medal with teammate Robbie Shaff in the PIAA Class 2A doubles tournament. After Shaff's graduation, Elmi was in line to take over the top singles spot on the Lions squad this season. The senior made a run to the district singles quarterfinals last spring.

May 7th, 2020
Logan Iocabelli
Parkland
Volleyball

Averaging 16 digs per match in his junior season, Iocabelli was considered a top libero in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference. The senior helped the Trojans reach last year's District 11 Class 3A final for the first time since 2016. Along with twin brother Ben, who is equally skilled on the court, Iacobelli was expected to be an experienced leader for the Trojans.

April 30th, 2020
Kyle Hoff
Southern Lehigh
Lacrosse

Morning Call first team last year with 46 goals, 32 assists. Also all-state soccer selection. UMBC recruit.

April 30th, 2020
Taylor Moncman
Southern Lehigh
Lacrosse

Morning Call first team last year, 126 career goals, 165 career points. Temple recruit.

April 23rd, 2020
Thomas Kitchell
Notre Dame Green Pond
Track & Field

The defending PIAA Class 3A discus champion and shot put runner-up is headed to Wake Forest University in the fall. The 2019 Morning Call boys track & field athlete of the year was a Colonial League discus champion and shot put runner-up as a sophomore, but failed to reach states. He used that as motivation last season. He won league and district titles in 2019 plus established school records in both events.

April 23rd, 2020
Jada Mangahas
Parkland
Track & Field

Morning Call honorable mention last year, when she was the EPC pole vault champ (11-0) and District 11 3A runner-up (11-6). She also is a Level-10 gymnast.

April 16th, 2020
Luke Storm
Easton
Baseball

The Duke recruit hit .448 last season in being voted the EPC MVP. He had 15 extra-base hits, 24 RBIs and scored 27 runs. He was an all-league, all-area selection and a preseason All-American. He is active in his community, church and charity endeavors such as Special Olympics and helping the homeless. He is a member of the EPC's student-athlete character council and is in the top 7 percent of his class academically.

April 16th, 2020
Tatum Kresley
Emmaus
Softball

The Rider recruit is a 3-time all-state selection and two-time EPC first-team all-star. She helped Bethlehem Catholic reach the state final in 2018 as a sophomore. She batted .617 with 50 hits and scored 37 runs at Emmaus in 2019. She gave 100 hours to the Lower Macungie youth softball association, tutoring youth pitchers. She is a Special Olympics volunteer and assisted a boot drive at Bear Creek.

March 19th, 2020
Alexa Brinker
Parkland
Diving

Week 28: Placed seventh in state among Class 3A divers at PIAA championships with 11-dive scoring total of 388 points. She also placed seventh a season ago.

March 19th, 2020
Gavin Webb
Parkland
Diving

Week 28: Placed third in state among 3A swimmers at PIAA championships in 500 freestyle timing 4:30.16. The state medal was the first of his career.

March 13th, 2020
Andrew Cerniglia
Notre Dame Green Pond
Wrestling

Week 27: Cerniglia became a two-time state wrestling champ, winning the 160-pound class at the PIAA 2A tournament.

March 13th, 2020
Samantha Taylor
Liberty
Swimming

Week 27: Taylor won gold medal in 100 backstroke at District 11 Class 3A swimming championships. She was the only 3A swimmer from a school other than Emmaus or Parkland to win gold.

March 5th, 2020
Gianna Farina
Notre Dame Green Pond
Swimming

Week 26: Won two gold medals (200 IM, 100 breaststroke) at District 11 Class 2A swimming championships. Won eight district golds in career.

March 5th, 2020
Thomas Spirk
Saucon Valley
Wrestling

Week 26: The Bucknell-bound senior picked up his 100th career victory and won the 145-pound championship at the Class 2A Southeast Regional tournament. He won his second consecutive District 11 title the previous week, and is 7-0 in the individual postseason with five bonus-point victories.

February 28th, 2020
Andrew Smith
Nazareth
Wrestling

Week 25: The senior rallied for a 7-6 victory in the District 11 Class 3A 120-pound championship bout to claim his second district title and his 100th career win. Smith overcame two early-season injuries to beat the top two seeds.

February 28th, 2020
Lexi Lehman
Parkland
Diving

Week 25: Won third overall Class 3A title at District 11 Diving Championships, scoring 422.05 points to edge teammate Alexa Brinker by 12 points.

February 20th, 2020
Cassie Murphy
Notre Dame Green Pond
Basketball

Week 24: Scored 14 points and added 10 rebounds in a 49-46 win over Moravian Academy in the Colonial League championship game.

February 20th, 2020
Joseph Frasca
Easton
Swimming

Week 24: Won two individual races (50 freestyle-22.55; 100 free-49.56) and was part of two winning relays (200 medley, 200 free) in Red Rovers’ meet vs. Northampton.

February 13th, 2020
Alyssa Burkhart
Emmaus
Basketball

Week 23: Scored a career-high 26 points with a school-record seven 3-pointers in her final scholastic game, a 53-48 win over Whitehall.

February 13th, 2020
Aidan Johnson
Southern Lehigh
Swimming

Week 23: Won 50 freestyle (23.26 seconds) and anchored winning 400 freestyle and 200 medley relays in meet vs. Liberty. Team co-captain.

February 6th, 2020
Annie Walls
Parkland
Swimming

Week 22: Parkland’s Annie Walls won two individual races, the 100 butterfly (57.78 seconds) and 500 freestyle (5:16.61), and was part of winning relay in Trojans’ win over Emmaus. Walls is a Penn State recruit.

February 6th, 2020
Gabe Laslo
Nazareth
Swimming

Week 22: Nazareth’s Gabe Laslo won the 100 freestyle (49.17 seconds) in the Blue Eagles’ win over Dieruff. He has set several records this season, including the pool record in 100 butterfly at Easton (52.32).

January 30th, 2020
Cameron Caffrey
Pleasant Valley
Basketball

Week 21: Scored 20 points with six 3-pointers in a 69-57 OT win over Moravian Academy. Her career 110 3-pointers believed to be school record.

January 30th, 2020
Nick Rappa
Parkland
Basketball

Week 21: He scored 11 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and blocked six shots in a loss to Central Catholic and had 14 points, 14 rebounds and four assists in a loss to Shipley.

January 23rd, 2020
Tyler Holubowski
Whitehall
Basketball

Week 20: Scored 21 points in win over PM West, 25 in win over PM West, 21 in a loss to Bethlehem Catholic.

January 23rd, 2020
Quinn O’Connor
Moravian Academy
Basketball

Week 20: Has scored between 10 and 14 points in 13 of 14 games including 14 points in wins over Catasauqua, Bangor and Pen Argyl in helping the Lions to seven wins in a row.

January 16th, 2020
Jennifer Kokolus
Freedom
Basketball

Week 19: Scored a career-high 35 points and became the seventh Patriot girl to reach 1,000-career points in a 71-30 victory over Pocono Mountain East.

January 16th, 2020
Connor Herceg
Nazareth
Wrestling

Week 19: Lehigh commit was 5-0 to help the Blue Eagles to a third-place finish at the 40th annual Virginia Duals.

January 9th, 2020
Brendan McCourt
Emmaus
Swimming

Week 18 Winner: Defending PIAA 3A diving champ and University of Texas recruit broke own school record with score of 554.75 (11 dives) to win EPC competition.

January 9th, 2020
Raquelle Roesch
Nazareth
Swimming

Week 18 Winner: Swimmer, a U.S. Air Force Academy commit, won 200 IM (2:25.77) and 100 fly (1:00.95) in win over Pocono Mountain West.

December 19th, 2019
Nick Filchner
Allentown Central Catholic
Basketball

Week 17 winner: Scored 21 points in win over Nazareth, 28 loss to Parkland, 26 – including 8 in OT – in win over Whitehall.

December 19th, 2019
Brooke LaBarre
Pen Argyl
Basketball

Week 17 winner: Scored a career-high 26 points with eight assists, 6 rebounds and seven steals 60-41 win over Saucon Valley.

December 12th, 2019
Luis Vargas
Freedom
Wrestling

Week 16 winner: Defeated three returning district or regional place-winners to cap off a 5-0 day and help Freedom capture the Battle at Bethlehem Duals title.

December 5th, 2019
Josh Gaycheck
Northampton
Football

Week 15 winner: Had 5 carries for 68 yards and a TD; 1 reception for 44 yards and a TD. Also had six tackles on defense in the 63-0 Turkey Day win over Catasauqua.

December 5th, 2019
Maddie Trocki
Whitehall
Field Hockey

Week 15 winner: Scored more than 20 goals for Zephyrs field hockey team and was named first team all-EPC.

November 28th, 2019
Talitha Diggs
Saucon Valley
Track & Field

Week 14 winner: The defending PIAA 3A 200- and 400-meter track champ, who is also a member of the school’s National Honor Society and this year’s homecoming queen, announced her college decision to attend the University of Florida.

November 28th, 2019
Jake Wilson
Nazareth
Football

Week 14 winner: Blocked two kicks in the Blue Eagles’ season-ending loss to St. Joe’s Prep.

November 21st, 2019
Asher Smith
Southern Lehigh
Football

Week 13 winner: Ran for 251 yards and scored four TDs in a 41-0 PIAA 5A playoff win over Oil City.

November 21st, 2019
Mackenzie Feight
Southern Lehigh
Volleyball

Week 13 winner: Has 45 kills, 20 digs for week including 27 in PIAA final to surpass 1,000 career kills.

November 14th, 2019
Ja-Lon Perkins
Parkland
Football

Week 12 winner: Had five tackles, two tackles for loss and one sack in the Trojans’ 40-32 win over defending D-11 6A champ Freedom.

November 14th, 2019
Amber Resendez
Parkland

Week 12 winner: Helped volleyball team advance to PIAA semifinals. Tallied a combined 21 kills and six blocks in wins over Central Dauphin and Central York.

November 7th, 2019
Deven Bollinger
Northwestern Lehigh
Football

Week 11 winner: Threw for 256 yards and 3 TDs against Lehighton in the D-11 4A quarterfinal, giving him a school-record 32 TDs for the year. Also ran for 81 yards, 2 TDs on 54-14 win.

November 7th, 2019
Lily Judge
Freedom
Soccer

Week 11 winner: Scored game-winning goal in OT in Patriots' 2-1 soccer win over Northampton in D-11 Class 4A semifinal.

October 31st, 2019
Chris Lessel
Parkland
Football

Week 10 winner: Lessel had 10 tackles (seven solo) and two tackles for loss as the Trojans beat Emmaus 24-3 to stretch their winning streak to six games.

October 31st, 2019
Brooke Rockovits
Northampton
Volleyball

Week 10 winner: Rockovits is a senior outside hitter and defensive specialist. She had 21 kills, 22 digs, four blocks and four aces in Northampton’s 3-set wins last week over Pocono Mountain West and Delaware Valley.

October 24th, 2019
AJ Febbraro
Emmaus
Soccer

Week 9 winner: Febbraro scored the winning goal in the Green Hornets' 1-0 soccer win over Liberty in the EPC championship game

October 24th, 2019
Lauren Ceh
Parkland
Volleyball

Week 9 winner: Ceh had 32 kills and 15 blocks as the Trojans beat CCHS, Liberty and Becahi to win the EPC volleyball title.

October 17th, 2019
Cortney Kylish
Southern Lehigh
Volleyball

Week 8 winner: Helped Spartans (13-1) go 2-0 with volleyball wins over Saucon Valley, Palmerton and go 9-0 in their tournament, tallying 35 kills, 17 aces, 24 digs for the week. Member of Homecoming Court also raised $3,224 for breast cancer research.

October 17th, 2019
Jared Jenkins
Freedom
Football

Week 8 winner: Set single-game school records for completions (25) and passing yards (426) in a 63-28 footballl win over Emmaus.

October 10th, 2019
Abbi Czarnecki
Northampton
Soccer

Week 7 winner: Totaled 4 goals in Konkrete Kids' 2-1 week, including a hat trick in Friday's 6-0 soccer win over Central Catholic. She has 16 goals, 11 assists for season.

October 10th, 2019
George Hlavac
Allentown Central Catholic
Football

Week 7 winner: Caught four passes for 121 yards and 2 TDs as the Vikings beat Emmaus 35-17 in football.

October 3rd, 2019
Nick Johnston
Parkland
Football

Week 6 winner: Caught 4 passes for 90 yards, including the game-winning TD, in a 21-17 win over previously undefeated Nazareth. He also recorded five tackles.

October 3rd, 2019
Kathryn Wescoe
Liberty
Soccer

Week 6 winner: Scored six goals with an assist in Hurricanes' 2-1 soccer week. Totaled four in win over Stroudsburg and tallied game-winner in OT vs. Bangor.

September 26th, 2019
Tyrese Brandon
Northampton
Football

Week 5 winner: Tyrese Brandon became school's all-time TD leader with four TDs vs. PM West. Had TD receptions for 61 and 60 yards and a 45-yard TD run. Four catches for 151 yards and seven carrries for 69 yards.

September 26th, 2019
Grace Grandinetti
Freedom
Volleyball

Week 5 winner: The volleyball setter and captain helped team go 2-1, including first win over Nazareth since 2013. Had 22 assists, 6 kills, 7 digs in that victory, 57 assists, 16 digs, 13 kills 8 aces for the week.

September 19th, 2019
Anthony Harris
Nazareth
Football

Week 4 winner: Completed 19 of 22 passes for 235 yards, two TDs, ran 12 times for 75 yards, one TD in a 35-33 win over Freedom.

September 19th, 2019
Jamie Byrne
Liberty
Volleyball

Week 4 winner: Recorded 1,000th career assist in volleyball win over Allen; totaled 29 assists, 13 blocks, 3 digs, 3 aces in win over Parkland.

September 12th, 2019
Zaire Mitchell
Liberty
Football

Week 3 winner: Had 18 tackles, (10 solo), 3 TFL, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble in a loss to Bethlehem Catholic.

September 12th, 2019
MJ Cadman
Allentown Central Catholic
Volleyball

Week 3 winner: Helped Vikettes to 3-0 week with 11 kills in 3-set win over Nazareth, 12 kills in five-set win over Parkland , 10 kills in three-set win over Nazareth

September 5th, 2019
Reagan Pender
Northern Lehigh
Cross Country

Week 2 winner 2019 - Placed second overall out of 109 runners in 19:10.28 at Moravian Academy’s Lion Cross Country Invitational. She is defending Colonial League/District 11 Class A champ.

September 5th, 2019
Gabe Caton
Bethlehem Catholic

Week 2 winner 2019 - Had nine catches for 153 yards and one touchdown, and also intercepted a pass in the Patriots’ 24-21 football win over Bethlehem Catholic.

August 29th, 2019
Nathan Stefanik
Nazareth
Football

Week 1 Winner: 2019 - Had a 54-yard TD catch and a 44-yard interception return for a score in 48-0 win over Pocono Mountain East.

August 29th, 2019
Joanna Wu
Parkland
Tennis

Week 1 winner 2019 - Collected No. 1 singles victories in tennis wins over Pleasant Valley and East Stroudsburg South.

May 9th, 2019
Kat Naiburg
Saucon Valley
Lacrosse

Compiled 8 goals, 3 assists as Panthers enjoyed 3-0 lacrosse week. Totaled 36 goals, 13 assists through team's first 13 games.

May 9th, 2019
Chris Fredericks
Palmerton
Track & Field

Launched personal best throw of 206-3 to win javelin in Colonial League track and field meet. His throw is No. 1 in state.

May 2nd, 2019
Lydia Bottelier
Palisades
Track & Field

Won high jump title with personal-best 5-10 1/2 to top elite field at Penn Relays. Two-time PIAA 2A champ.

May 2nd, 2019
Tej Laliwala
Saucon Valley
Tennis

Became first Saucon Valley’s first district tennis champ in 48 years when he beat Moravian Academy’s Robbie Shaff 6-1, 6-3 in the 2A boys singles finals.

April 25th, 2019
Madison Zaun
Parkland
Cross Country

Won 3,200 (11:11.77) title at Allen Invitational, posting season's fastest time among area athletes in two-miler.

April 25th, 2019
Greg Santa-Anna
Parkland
Lacrosse

Totaled 7 goals and 5 assists in Trojans' two EPC lacrosse triumphs last week, including 9-8 victory over rival Emmaus.

April 18th, 2019
Joey Peacock
Bethlehem Catholic
Baseball

He went 7-for-13 with three doubles, a home run, six runs, eight RBIs and two stolen bases.

April 18th, 2019
Kinley Gioglio
Stroudsburg
Softball

She is 7-0 with 45 strikeouts as the Mounties are the last unbeaten team in area softball.

April 11th, 2019
Ken Wolfe
Southern Lehigh
Lacrosse

Lacrosse player tallied 11 goals and 2 assists in Spartans' 2-0 week. Totaled 82 goals and 53 assists over previous two seasons.

April 11th, 2019
Sydney Derr
Northwestern Lehigh
Track & Field

Won pole vault vs. Palmerton and Southern Lehigh, establishing school records (10-6 is current mark) in both meets.

April 4th, 2019
Paige Shupp
Palmerton
Softball

Went 10-for-15 with 6 runs scored, 3 RBIs, 2 doubles and a triple in the Blue Bombers' 4-0 start.

April 4th, 2019
Jake Martinez
Palmerton
Track & Field

District 11 Class 2A champ won three events (800, 1,600, 3,200) and took a second (1,600 relay) in Blue Bombers' season-opening meet.

March 28th, 2019
James Cipolla
Parkland
Lacrosse

Scored 5 goals with 2 assists in Trojans' season-opening 13-12 lacrosse win over Southern Lehigh. Was EPC MVP last season.

March 28th, 2019
Solei Rodriguez
Bethlehem Catholic
Basketball

Provided leadership and scoring contributions during team’s run to PIAA 4A championship.

March 21st, 2019
Olivia Snyder
Southern Lehigh
Basketball

Scored 29 points in second-round and 24 in quarterfinal-round PIAA 5A wins.

March 21st, 2019
Ryan Anderson
Bethlehem Catholic
Wrestling

The 145-pound, Iowa State-bound wrestler won second straight PIAA 3A title. Was 39-1 this season.

March 14th, 2019
Alyssa Rice
Southern Lehigh
Basketball

Scored nine points in Southern Lehigh's 58-27 PIAA 5A first round victory over Radnor.

March 14th, 2019
Logan Holt
Nazareth
Swimming

Won four gold medals (100 back, 200 medley relay, 200/400 free relay) at D-11 3A Swimming Championships.

March 7th, 2019
Alison Lin
Parkland
Swimming

Won three gold medals (200 IM, 500 free, 400 free relay) and one bronze at D-11 3A Swimming Championships. Named meet’s outstanding swimmer.

March 7th, 2019
Jake Evert
Liberty
Swimming

Won two gold medals and set meet, pool and school records (50, 100 free) at D-11 3A Swimming Championships. Named meet’s outstanding swimmer.

February 28th, 2019
Jamilie Atiyeh
Allentown Central Catholic
Swimming

Vikettes Jamilie Atiyeh won a third consecutive Class 2A title at the District 11 Diving Championships with a score of 419.50 points.

February 28th, 2019
Stephon Sheard
Nazareth
Basketball

Stephon Sheard had 35 points in Nazareth’s 64-55 district boys basketball playoff loss to Parkland.

February 21st, 2019
Briana Barnard
Bethlehem Catholic
Basketball

Briana Barnard scored seven points in the East Penn Conference girls basketball semifinal win for the Golden Hawks, then contributed seven rebounds and three blocked shots in 59-48 EPC title game victory.

February 21st, 2019
Justin Paz
Bethlehem Catholic
Basketball

Justin Paz hit the game-winning 3-pointer from 40 feet at the buzzer in the Golden Hawks’ boys basketball EPC semifinal win over Nazareth and then had the game-winning layup with 2.5 seconds left in the EPC title-game win over Emmaus.

February 14th, 2019
Zach Sabol
Emmaus
Basketball

Zach Sabol of Emmaus had 13 points, 14 rebounds in an East Penn Conference playoff win over Central Catholic and became the ninth player in school history to reach 1,000 points.

February 14th, 2019
Morgan Amy
Nazareth
Basketball

Morgan Amy of Nazareth had a span where she scored 33 points with 10 rebounds, 11 assists, and seven steals.

February 7th, 2019
Ashley Lucas
Easton
Swimming

Red Rover Ashley Lucas won four events (100 free, 200 medley relay, 200, 400 free relay) in the Red Rovers' 61-40 EPC win over Stroudsburg.

February 7th, 2019
Kyle Young
Bethlehem Catholic
Basketball

Golden Hawk Kyle Young was one point away from four double-doubles, amassing 77 points, 77 rebounds, 22 blocks with a game-winning shot and tourney MVP thrown in.

January 31st, 2019
Brynne Rockovits
Northampton
Swimming

Northampton’s Brynne Rockovits won four events in 90-80 EPC win over Whitehall on Thursday.

January 31st, 2019
Blake Nesbitt
Nazareth
Swimming

Nazareth swimmer Blake Nesbitt won four events in 124-61 EPC win over Easton on Thursday and committed to Bloomsburg University.

January 24th, 2019
Jarrett Hirschbeck
Saucon Valley
Wrestling

Panther Jarrett Hirschbeck, down 5-1 in the third period and battling a sore shoulder and elbow, managed to reverse his fortunes with a pin in 5:45, helping Saucon Valley get past Wilson and secure a seventh consecutive league title.

January 24th, 2019
Katie Champagne
Emmaus
Swimming

Green Hornet Katie Champagne clocked season best times and won four events (two relays) - 200 IM (2:09.32), 100 backstroke (58:03), 200 medley relay (1:48.22), 400 freestyle relay (3:36.56) - in her team’s non-conference loss to other perennial state power Wilson-West Lawn.

January 17th, 2019
Janik Wing
Southern Lehigh
Swimming

Southern Lehigh’s Janik Wing set a school record in the 200 IM (1:57.40) and won the 100 backstroke (53.45) as Spartans placed third at All-American Invitational in Wilkes-Barre.

January 17th, 2019
Ellie Cassel
Southern Lehigh
Basketball

Southern Lehigh girls basketball players Ellie Cassel scored a career-high 22 points in a win over Salisbury and averaged 18 ppg. over three games.

January 10th, 2019
Jake Ahmad
Liberty
Wrestling

Liberty’s Jake Ahmad. a 220-pounder, beat Joe Kurtz 3-1 thanks to a takedown with 29 seconds left. That gave Liberty a 32-30 victory over defending 3A team state champion Bethlehem Catholic.

January 10th, 2019
Madison Amy
Nazareth
Basketball

Nazareth’s Madison Amy became just second Blue Eagle girl to top 100 career 3-pointers with a pair in a 59-30 victory over Liberty.

December 20th, 2018
Nate Dougherty
Palmerton
Basketball

Nate Dougherty scored 17 points for the Blue Bombers in a basketball win over Palisades, added 15 in a loss to Northwestern and then poured in 31 in a win over Catasauqua.

December 20th, 2018
Erin Chlebove
Allentown Central Catholic
Swimming

Erin Chlebove helped the Vikettes to a swimming swimming win over Dieruff by finishing first in the 50 freestyle, 100 butterfly and as member of the 400 free relay.

December 13th, 2018
Nick Nittoli
Bangor
Wrestling

Nick Nittoli, Bangor, won all five bouts at Freedom's Battle at Bethlehem Duals by pin, totaling 10 minutes, 44 seconds. He never wrestled into the third period.

December 13th, 2018
Makenzi Rupp
Dieruff
Basketball

Makenzi Rupp, Dieruff forward, tallied team-high 11 points in 42-32 win over Salisbury.

December 6th, 2018
John Angelella
Parkland
Golf

Trojans golfer John Angelella won the male voting. He helped his team win 14 matches and tied for seventh at districts, and was recently named EPC Scholar-Athlete recipient for his sport.

December 6th, 2018
Charlize Smith
Easton
Cross Country

Red Rovers runner Charlize Smith won the female voting. She was ninth at the District 11 3A championships, competed in states and was named EPC Scholar-Athlete in her sport. She also plays lacrosse.

November 29th, 2018
Andrew Balukas
Easton
Football

Red Rovers linebacker Andrew Balukas registered nine tackles, a sack and three quarterback hits and was voted defensive MVP against Phillipsburg on Thanksgiving.

November 29th, 2018
Elessa Jacobs
Easton
Tennis

Red Rovers tennis star Elessa Jacobs, the 3-time District 11 3A singles champ and EPC all-star/MVP who reached the PIAA second round, was named EPC Scholar-Athlete in her sport.

November 21st, 2018
Tristan Wheeler
Freedom
Football

Freedom’s Tristan Wheeler had a strip sack, fumble recovery, interception, 11 tackles, and a rushing TD in the team’s District 11 Class 6A championship win over Emmaus.

November 21st, 2018
Jenny Clifton
Parkland
Volleyball

Parkland’s Jenny Clifton played a good all–around good game at libero in their PIAA 4A semifinal girls volleyball loss to Bishop Shanahan.

November 15th, 2018
Rachel Hess
Allentown Central Catholic
Volleyball

Rachel Hess helped the Vikettes defeat Villa Maria in PIAA 3A quarterfinal volleyball playoffs with six kills.

November 15th, 2018
Paul Carreras
Bethlehem Catholic
Football

Paul Carreras ran four times for 94 yards, including a 70-yard TD run, in District 11 4A semifinal win over Pottsville.

November 8th, 2018
Riley Baughman
Emmaus
Field Hockey

Riley Baughman had both goals in the Green Hornets’ 2-0 District 11 3A field hockey semifinal win over Stroudsburg.

November 8th, 2018
Sone Ntoh
Emmaus
Football

Green Hornets running back Sone Ntoh ran for 205 yards, including a 91-yard TD, and had a strong defensive game in the Green Hornets’ 55-40 District 11 playoff win over Nazareth.

November 1st, 2018
Logan Edmond
Southern Lehigh
Football

Southern Lehigh quarterback Logan Edmond won the voting for Male athlete.

He passed for 281 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 67 yards and three scores in a 50-0 win over Salisbury.

November 1st, 2018
Kristen Cocozza
Southern Lehigh
Soccer

Southern Lehigh girls soccer player Kristen Cocozza was voted top female athlete from among the three nominees.

Cocozza scored a goal in the Spartans' 2-1 soccer win over Saucon Valley in the District 11 3A semifinals. She has surpassed 50 career goals this season.

October 25th, 2018
Ethan Brader
Palisades
Football

Pirates quarterback Ethan Brader earned the vote after collecting 13 carries for 246 yards and scoring three touchdowns in a 56-7 win over Pen Argyl.

October 25th, 2018
Ellie McIntyre
Easton
Field Hockey

Red Rover Ellie McIntyre scored the overtime game-winner in an East Penn Conference field hockey semifinal and scored the first goal in the EPC title game.

October 18th, 2018
Trevor Harris
Liberty
Football

Liberty defensive lineman Trevor Harris had a heck of a game in a win over Central Catholic last week.

Harris delivered four quarterback sacks, two hurries, nine tackles (including two for loss), a blocked punt, blocked field goal, and batted down a pass.

October 18th, 2018
Jessica Marks
Bethlehem Catholic
Tennis

Meanwhile, Jessica Marks won three sets at No. 3 singles to help lead the Golden Hawks to a 5-0 victory over Moravian Academy in the District 11 Class 2A girls team tennis title match.

October 11th, 2018
Rylee Donaldson
Salisbury
Softball

Rylee Donaldson of Salisbury scored four goals with two assists in the Falcons’ 2-1 week in soccer. She is the program’s all-time leader in goals (70), assists (51).

October 11th, 2018
Tommy Manos
Nazareth
Football

Tommy Manos of Nazareth caught 10 passes for 159 yards in 26-13 win over Liberty.

October 4th, 2018
Zach Stergio
Easton
Soccer

Stergio scored the game-winning goal in OT in a 3-2 soccer win over Emmaus and had two goals in win over P.M. West. At the beginning of the week, he led his team with six goals.

October 4th, 2018
Lina Perugini
Liberty
Volleyball

Perugini tallied nine aces, 25 kills, and 35 assists in three volleyball wins. She became the first player in school history with 1,000 points and 1,000 digs.

September 27th, 2018
Kylie Saliby
Whitehall
Soccer

Totaled one goal, two assists in the Zephyrs’ 3-1 win over Parkland, the state’s No. 7-ranked team. She had one goal, three assists in team’s 3-0 week.

September 27th, 2018
Lubens Myers
Emmaus
Football

Green Hornet running back rushed 20 times for 140 yards and a touchdown in his team’s 30-28 win over Easton.

September 20th, 2018
Kiele Riefenstahl
Saucon Valley
Soccer

Scored game-winning goal with 7 seconds left in 3-2 win over Northwestern, state's No. 1-ranked small school; totaled 2 goals in Panthers' 3-0 week.
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September 20th, 2018
Ian Csicsek
Saucon Valley
Football

Back had 25 carries, 280 yards rushing, 4 TDs in 42-27 win over Salisbury
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September 13th, 2018
Bradley Turocy
Freedom
Soccer

Scored a hat trick (3 goals) in soccer wins over Allen and Bethlehem Catholic, and had nine goals in three games.

September 13th, 2018
Maria Harding
Nazareth
Volleyball

Totaled 62 kills and 43 digs in volleyball wins over Whitehall, Central Catholic and Southern Lehigh with a career-high 33 kills in the five-set win over CCHS.

September 6th, 2018
David Sanders
Notre Dame Green Pond
Football

Receiver Sanders had 10 catches for 188 yards and a TD in a win over Bangor.

September 6th, 2018
Brianna Clark
Pleasant Valley
Soccer

Scored 4 goals with 1 assist as the Bears opened season with 7-0 wins over Pocono Mountain West and Bangor.

August 30th, 2018
Leah Coleman
Whitehall
Golf

Led the Zephyrs by shooting an 86 at Allentown Municipal in a win over East Stroudsburg South.

August 30th, 2018
Trey Gretzinger
Palisades
Football

Ran for 227 yards on 21 carries and scored on TD runs of 20, 7 and 53 yards in a 49-14 win over Palmerton.

May 10th, 2018
Jessi Indelicato
Bethlehem Catholic
Softball

Indelicato, a four-year starter, had four hits, three runs scored and played stellar defense at shortstop in Golden Hawks’ wins over Pine Grove and Liberty.

May 10th, 2018
Gavin Snyder
Liberty
Tennis

The Hurricanes’ No. 3 singles player won his match over Parkland, 6-2, 6-4, to help the Hurricanes to a 3-2 victory in the District 11 Class 3A championship match.

May 3rd, 2018
Anna Bishop
Salisbury
Softball

Collected her 100th career hit while getting 4 hits against Southern Lehigh. Posted 2 wins as a pitcher and had 9 RBIs, 3 stolen bases.

May 3rd, 2018
Evan Marushak
Emmaus
Baseball

Had three hits, scored four runs and drove in two runs as the Green Hornets beat Pleasant Valley and Nazareth in baseball.

April 26th, 2018
Matt Ziminsky
Whitehall
Baseball

Pitcher struck out 15 batters while limiting Northampton to three hits and one unearned run in an 8–1 win. Also went 2-for-4 with a double, RBI.

April 26th, 2018
Makenzie Wolfe
Parkland
Softball

Had home run against Liberty and two hits apiece in wins over Central Catholic and Whitehall.

April 19th, 2018
Mitchell Shoemaker
Emmaus
Volleyball

Combined for 32 assists, five aces and five kills in straight-set volleyball wins over Nazareth, Pocono Mountain West.

April 19th, 2018
Emily Hlavac
Allentown Central Catholic
Lacrosse

Totaled 7 goals, 2 assists and became girls lacrosse program’s all-leading scorer in two games.

April 12th, 2018
Casey Cunningham
Whitehall
Softball

In four games, the senior first baseman went 8-for-15 with 2 doubles, 2 triples, 2 home runs, 4 runs scored and 8 RBIs.

April 12th, 2018
Derek Hockenberry
Parkland
Volleyball

The outside hitter combined for 16 kills, 6 aces and 2 blocks in a pair of volleyball wins over Easton and Pocono Mountain East. He also had 13 kills and 3 aces against Northampton Tuesday night.

April 5th, 2018
Jared Hunsberger
Northampton
Baseball

Fired a four-inning no-hitter and struck out nine against East Stroudsburg North.

April 5th, 2018
Kaitlin Hoffman
Northern Lehigh
Softball

Went the distance with a 7-hitter, struck out 10 and had an RBI single in a 4-3 win over Salisbury.

March 29th, 2018
Sammy Sasso
Nazareth
Wrestling

Two-time PIAA champ helped team Pa. nearly beat Team USA with a 9-8 decision at 145 in the Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic.

March 29th, 2018
Megan Sicinski
Parkland
Swimming

Fifth in PIAA 3A swimming 100-yard breaststroke in 1:03.56.

March 22nd, 2018
Avery Bennett
Southern Lehigh
Basketball

Contributed seven points, six rebounds in 41-36 win over Harrisburg in PIAA 5A quarterfinal girls basketball win.

March 22nd, 2018
Rob Negron
Liberty
Swimming

Third in PIAA 3A swimming 50-yard freestyle, part of third-place in 200 free relay, seventh-place 200 medley relay.

March 15th, 2018
Caleb Clymer
Northwestern Lehigh
Wrestling

He was the PIAA 2A wrestling champ at 160 pounds. He finished the season 43-1 to go 144-23 for his career. He is third member of his family to be a state champ.

March 15th, 2018
Leanna Deegan
Easton
Basketball

She scored 18 points in a PIAA 6A first-round 67-22 victory over Olney.

March 8th, 2018
Keeshawn Kellman
Allentown Central Catholic
Basketball

Had 17 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks in the Vikings’ 52-31 District 11 5A championship win over Bangor.

March 8th, 2018
Angela Castano
Allentown Central Catholic
Swimming

Won 3 golds and a silver at District 11 Class 2A swim meet. She won 100 butterfly in 59.18 seconds. Also won gold as part of 200 medley and freestyle relay teams.

March 1st, 2018
Margaux Eripret
Allentown Central Catholic
Basketball

She scored a career-high 29 points in a 55-48 win over Wilson in District 4A quarterfinal. She averages 12.5 points and five rebounds per game this season. She has scored 865 career points.

March 1st, 2018
Jonathan Pineda
Easton
Wrestling

He won the District 11 Class 3A title with a pin in the final. It is his first district championship. He is 31-5 this year and 69-16 for his career.

February 22nd, 2018
Ryan Young
Bethlehem Catholic
Wrestling

Young had 16 points, 14 rebounds in the 47-44 win over Central Catholic for the EPC boys basketball championship.

February 22nd, 2018
Brianna Maslonka
Notre Dame Green Pond
Basketball

The co-captain scored a career-high 15 points in a 53-52 loss to Wilson in Colonial semifinals. She has made at least one 3-pointer in 18 of 23 games.

February 8th, 2018
Aubrey Blasiak
Lehighton
Basketball

Scored her 1,000th career point in a win over Tamaqua, 19 in a win over Panther Valley. A four-year starter, she has 34 3-pointers this year and 130 in her career.

February 8th, 2018
Cade Wilson
Nazareth
Wrestling

The Blue Eagles (27-4) had a 3-0 week with three pins totaling 5 minutes, 21 seconds. A returning eighth-place finisher at states, he has won 15 matches in a row, the last nine by pin.

February 1st, 2018
Gabrielle Sevrain
Northwestern Lehigh
Basketball

The point guard led the Tigers to three victories last week. The Tigers are 16-4 overall, 14-2 in the Colonial League

February 1st, 2018
Mikey Lewis
Bethlehem Catholic
Wrestling

Back from a shoulder injury, went 2-0 with two major decisions, helping team repeat as EPC champ. He missed most of last season with a torn ACL in his left knee.

January 25th, 2018
Jillian Olewine
Northern Lehigh
Basketball

Scored a career-high 32 points, the most for a Bulldog in at least 28 seasons, in a loss Moravian Academy. She is fourth in the Colonial League in scoring, averaging 14.2 ppg.

January 25th, 2018
Jacob Frank
Easton
Wrestling

Clinched Easton’s 28-26 win over rival Phillipsburg with a 3-1 decision in the final, 220-pound bout. He is ranked No. 3 in The Morning Call rankings for his weight class.

January 18th, 2018
Tamia Hines
Stroudsburg
Basketball

Delivered back-to-back career-high 26-point scoring games. Hines is third in the area in scoring with 17.7 ppg. The 5-foot-8 senior point guard has 777 career points and 90 3-pointers.

January 18th, 2018
Aidan Ellwood
Northampton
Basketball

Scored 27 points in a 55-52 win over Stroudsburg and 35 points in 75-64 win over Catasauqua. He is the area’s second leading scorer with 22.4 ppg and has 1,100 for his career. Headed to Kutztown University.

January 11th, 2018
Amanda Mobley
Southern Lehigh
Basketball

Amanda scored her 1,000th career point in a 64-53 Win over Phillipsburg. The Rider-bound 5-foot-6 guard has averaged over 11 points per game.

January 11th, 2018
Zach Ortman
Parkland
Wrestling

Army-West Point bound 145-pounder is 16-1 this season, including a 5-0 showing (3 pins, 2 technical falls) at last Saturday’s Parkland Duals.

December 21st, 2017
Jahan Dotson
Nazareth
Basketball

Dotson scored 19 points in 63-50 win over Whitehall. He is averaging 13.6 points in Nazareth’s 4-1 start. Also a football standout, he signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play at Penn State

December 21st, 2017
Natalie Galle
Notre Dame Green Pond
Basketball

Galle, point guard for Notre Dame Green Pond, scored 10 points on 10-for-12 shooting from the line, including 6-for-6 in the fourth quarter of 62-47 win over Wilson. She has scored 28 points in four games this season for the 4-0 Crusaders.

December 14th, 2017
Kion Andrews
William Allen
Basketball

Allen’s 5-foot-7 guard Kion Andrews scored a career-high 24 points in a 61-45 win over Northwestern.

The four-year varsity player followed that up with a 25-point effort in a 52-48 win over Freedom in her next game.

Andrews, who averaged 10 points a game last season, has scored 571 career points in 69 games and will try to lead the Canaries to a third straight District 11 berth and their first conference playoff berth since reaching the championship game in 2009.

December 14th, 2017
Angelo Mahaffey
Saucon Valley
Wrestling

Saucon Valley 152-pound wrestler Angelo Mahaffey pinned his opponents in the semifinals and finals of the Saucon Valley Invitational, helping the Panthers win the tourney.

December 7th, 2017
Jake Varrato
Parkland
Soccer

Goalie registered 13 shutouts in 26 games. The PSCA all-stater allowed only nine goals all year.

December 7th, 2017
Jasmine Mooney
Marian Catholic
Volleyball

Integral part of the 23-1 PIAA Class A finalist this year, including 35 kills in the state semifinals and 15 in the final. She also was part of three Schuylkill League titles, four District 11 titles and three state finals appearances.

November 30th, 2017
Peter Iselo
Bethlehem Catholic
Football

Linebacker had eight tackles, including 1.5 sacks, as the Golden Hawks survived a last-second comeback by Selinsgrove to reach tonight’s PIAA Class 4A football semifinal.

November 30th, 2017
Olivia Krogermeier
Emmaus
Field Hockey

She registered 19 goals and 14 assists for the 26-1 Hornets, who reached the PIAA Class 3A field hockey semifinals. She scored the game-winning goal in the state quarterfinals.

November 23rd, 2017
Matt Bisko
Bethlehem Catholic
Football

The back ran 19 times for 141 yards and 3 TDs in PIAA playoff 49-14 win against Pottsgrove. For the season, Bisko has run for 947 yards and 21 TDs.

November 23rd, 2017
Emily Pellini
Allentown Central Catholic
Volleyball

The libero had four service aces in a PIAA 3A semifinal win over West York. She then registered 23 digs in a five-set loss to Knoch in the finals.

November 16th, 2017
Mia Jago
Parkland
Volleyball

She delivered 14 kills in a PIAA 4A girls volleyball playoff win over Perkiomen Valley and 11 kills in a quarterfinals win over Exeter. She added 16 kills in a PIAA semifinal loss to Bishop Shanahan.

November 16th, 2017
Noah Meyers
Northwestern Lehigh
Soccer

He scored both goals in the Tigers' 2-1 boys soccer win over Hershey in the PIAA 3A quarterfinals. The midfielder, who then scored two more goals in a PIAA semifinal win over Archbishop Wood, has 24 goals and 11 assists this season. The Tigers play Lower Dauphin in the state finals Saturday in Hershey.

November 9th, 2017
Ethan Bernstein
Saucon Valley
Cross Country

Placed 15th in PIAA 2A cross country championships in a time of 16:45. He was second at districts and third in the league meet.

November 9th, 2017
Emily Deschler
Allentown Central Catholic
Cross Country

Placed 5th in 2A race at PIAA cross country championships, finishing in 19:04. She was highest place-winner from Morning Call area. One of four quadruplets – two brothers, two sisters – who ran at the state championships.

November 2nd, 2017
Cody Scherer
Lehighton
Football

Quarterback had 14 carries for 214 yards and two TDs and completed 11 of 17 passes for 215 yards and three TDs. Scherer, who also wrestles and plays baseball, also plays linebacker. Has passed for 1,147 yards, 17 TDs and run for 1,105 yards, 18 TDs.

November 2nd, 2017
Kelly Austin
Nazareth
Volleyball

In her first two matches back from injury, the middle hitter registered 34 kills and 5 blocks in District 11 Class 4A girls volleyball playoff wins over Stroudsburg and Emmaus. She then delivered 2 aces 14 kills, 5 digs in a win over Allen and 12 kills, 5 digs in an upset of Liberty in the district semifinals.

October 26th, 2017
Olivia Sahaydak
Liberty
Field Hockey

Scored goal in EPC final, a 3-1 loss to Emmaus. Leads Lehigh Valley with 66 goals. She scored a goal as the Hurricanes, the No. 2 seed in the District 11 3A tournament, beat Parkland 3-0 in Wednesday’s quarterfinals. They face Easton in next Monday’s semifinals.

October 26th, 2017
Luke Strauss
Southern Lehigh
Football

18 carries for 274 yards, 4 TDs and 3 catches for 64 yards, 2 TDs in 69-22 win over Catasauqua. Strauss has 929 rushing yards on 132 carries this season (7.0 yards per carry) and 10 touchdowns.

October 19th, 2017
Zach Petiet
Saucon Valley
Football

Running back had 22 carries for 223 yards, 3 touchdowns in 42-14 win over Wilson.

For the season, he has gained 831 rushing yards on 107 carries and scored 12 rushing touchdowns and 14 touchdowns overall with three two-point conversions. The Panthers are 6-2.

October 19th, 2017
Grace Mittl
Liberty
Volleyball

Volleyball player contributed 1 ace, 10 kills in win over Freedom, 9 kills 10 digs in win over Becahi. Team also beat Dieruff.

The Hurricanes, who entered the EPC tournament as the No. 1 seed, had won 11 straight entering Thursday’s EPC semifinal.

October 12th, 2017
Kayla Argen
Pocono Mountain East
Soccer

The senior girls soccer standout had two goals and three assists in an 8-0 win over East Stroudsburg North. Argen leads the area in scoring with 25 goals and 32 assists for the Cardinals, who are 12-5 overall and tied for first in the EPC Mountain Division at 8-1.

October 12th, 2017
Jahan Worth
Parkland
Football

The senior running back gained 245 yards on 16 carries and scored three times in a 38-24 win over Bethlehem Catholic last week.

October 5th, 2017
Kelly Gardus
Salisbury
Soccer

Scored six goals, including four in win over Palmerton, 1 in 1-0 win over Nazareth, during Falcons' 3-0 girls soccer week.

October 5th, 2017
Jakob Herres
Easton
Football

Receiver had 12 catches for 185 yards and one TD in 24-17 loss to Bethlehem Catholic.

September 28th, 2017
Gerald Grube III
Notre Dame Green Pond
Football

Ran for 151 yards, three TDs, had 75 receiving yards, TD in a 54-10 win over Salisbury.

September 28th, 2017
Maddie Faust
Allentown Central Catholic
Soccer

Collected 7 goals, 4 assists in Central Catholic Vikings’ 3-0 week in girls soccer.

September 21st, 2017
Julia Roman
Freedom
Volleyball

Also a softball star, she collected 33 kills, 40 digs, 24 service points with 10 aces as volleyball team went 3-0, including close win over Northampton.

September 21st, 2017
Jimmy Gold
Southern Lehigh
Golf

Shot a career-best 4-under-par 68 at Wedgewood G.C. in win over Saucon Valley, Salisbury and Wilson. Averaging 73.62 in 8 matches.

September 14th, 2017
Dakota Bauer
Emmaus
Soccer

Had winning goal in 1-0 boys soccer win over Whitehall, helping Greent Hornets go 2-0 for the week

September 14th, 2017
Leah Zellner
Emmaus
Field Hockey

Had 12 goals in field hockey wins over Whitehall, Bethlehem Catholic, Council Rock-North.

September 7th, 2017
Jared Colletti
Palisades
Football

Scored three TDs, including 53-yard punt return, rushed for 69 yards on five carries, kicked 6 extra points in 42-0 win over Wilson.

September 7th, 2017
Morgan Mullen
Northampton
Field Hockey

Collected 3 goals, 1 assist in 8-0 field hockey win over Catasauqua, 1 assist in 4-0 win over Bethlehem Catholic.

August 31st, 2017
Alstan Wolfe
Saucon Valley
Football

The receiver/QB threw for 105 yards, ran for 50 and 2 TDs in 43-13 win over Bangor.

August 31st, 2017
Lilia Crouthamel
Salisbury
Tennis

Won 6-2, 6-0 at No. 1 singles in Falcons’ 5-0 win over Pen Argyl and 6-1, 6-2 in 5-0 win over Wilson, dropped 3-set match with tiebreaker in 4-1 win over Bangor.