Rarely do you see perfection in the sporting world. There are just too many obstacles blocking any team’s ultimate Dream Season. The Council Rock North volleyball team defied those odds and produced a perfect 19-0 mark on their way to a PIAA District One league championship.
PHILADELPHIA >> Even as the 76ers were waiting for an independent report on their general manager’s alleged reckless tweeting, they officially re-committed Thursday to their head coach.
Versatility in sports ranks as a virtuous quality with the player who can man several spots invariably earning their team’s praise. Lauren Begg, pitcher for the Council Rock North softball team, epitomizes this distinctive attribute.
PENNINGTON, NJ >> Standout Pennington School freshman swimmer David Curtiss, of Yardley, has set a National Independent School record for the 50 Meter Freestyle race with his time of 23.10, achieved at the Mercer County Swim Championships on Jan. 27. The National Interscholastic Swim C…
BRISTOL >> Normally when a high school softball team from a colder environment goes on an early-season road trip it heads to somewhere warm and sunny such as Florida.
The phrase ‘going to states’ spells magic for any scholastic sports team. It is the mecca of high school sports…the ultimate test of accomplishment. After three years the Neshaminy boys basketball team is finally getting their chance to bask in that golden Keystone glow.
Win or lose the opening round of the district one playoffs featuring Pennsbury and Bensalem proved a fans delight. The battle was a proverbial seesaw affair with the Owls gaining the final glory 58-55 on a last second three point shot by Kris Shields.
MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. >> The Eagles believed. Then they beat Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots at their own game to register their first Super Bowl title.
For the first time since 1994, the NHL is not participating in the Winter Olympics. That has opened the door for three Bucks-Mont residents to compete on the ice when the Games begin next month in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
ALTENBERG, Germany >> Olympic bronze medal teammates Jamie Greubel Poser, of Newtown, and Aja Evans, of Chicago, threaded together two competitive runs Jan. 6 on the demanding Altenberg track in Germany to claim the silver medal in the women’s bobsled World Cup race. This is Greubel Po…
LANGHORNE >> Although both schools are similar in that they are working on rebuilding their once-formidable wrestling programs, it’s Neshaminy that’s currently further along than Pennsbury.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Though called the Unity Cup, the battle for top dog in the Council Rock wrestling world is always a competitive affair. It not only entails neighborhood bragging rights but often determines the leader of the highly competitive Suburban One League National Divisi…
HOLLAND >> Fresh off their performances in the prestigious Escape the Rock (ETR) Wrestling Tournament, Council Rock North and CR South squared off Thursday night, Jan. 18 on the Indians’ home mat.
HOLLAND >> Council Rock South junior Eric Woloshyn was injured last year so he did not take part in the 13th annual Escape The Rock wrestling tournament held the first month of each year on Rock Way.
BRYN ATHYN >> Conwell-Egan Catholic senior Patrick Robinson registered six field goals in the first half, only to score seven after the intermission on his way to a 31-point performance Wednesday evening (Jan. 17) at Friends League rival Academy of the New Church.
LANGHORNE >> Entering Tuesday night’s game versus visiting Council Rock South, Neshaminy senior Chris Arcidiacono needed 28 points to reach 1,000 for his high school career.
FALLS TWP. >> Pennsbury 6-8 senior Chad Weldon put up a wall on defense and classmate Raylil Winton exploded for 21 points on offense as the Falcons easily powered past the visiting Truman Tigers Tuesday night, Jan. 16 at the PHS East gymnasium.
The Bucks County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame has announced the Class of 2018. Eleven people were elected to receive this honor, and three people are being inducted in the Legends category.
Fresh off their performances in the prestigious Escape the Rock (ETR) Wrestling Tournament, Council Rock North and CR South square off tonight on the Indians' home mat. On the line is the Mike Sipler Memorial Unity Cup. The Hawks won the rivalry between the sister schools last year, 47-30.
CORNWELLS HEIGHTS – When choosing a college, scholastic athletes have many things to consider. Everything from academics, campus location and appeal, state of athletic program, facilities – it all comes into play.
FAIRLESS HILLS – Conwell-Egan Catholic fell behind 15-6 midway through the first period of its boys basketball battle with Philadelphia Catholic League (PCL) rival Cardinal O’Hara.
ALTENBERG, Germany – Olympic bronze medal teammates Jamie Greubel Poser, of Newtown, and Aja Evans, of Chicago, threaded together two competitive runs Jan. 6 on the demanding Altenberg track in Germany to claim the silver medal in the women’s bobsled World Cup race. This is Greubel Poser’s t…
FALLS TOWNSHIP – Missing senior Jake Martell, who led Pennsbury’s scoring effort in its weekend win over Pocono Mountain West, the Falcons received bursts of infusion from up and down the lineup facing Suburban One National League rival Council Rock South Tuesday night (Jan. 9) on its home court.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The United Soccer Coaches announced its 2017 All-America Teams, naming Arcadia University women's soccer senior forward Jess Kelly to the Third-Team. Kelly is the program's first All-America selection since goalkeeper Jackie Law in 2010.
For the first time since 1994, the NHL is not participating in the Winter Olympics. That has opened the door for three from Bucks-Mont residents to compete on the ice when the Games begin next month in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
NEWTOWN – Despite weather-related cancellations of high school athletic events all over the region Thursday and Friday, the Rock Yard Wrestling Duels are still on for Saturday morning at Council Rock North.
FALLS TWP. – While Pennsbury got off to a nice start in its Suburban One National League opener Tuesday night at home against visiting Bensalem, the Lady Falcons’ solid play certainly did not continue into the second period.
NEWTOWN – Going into their battle with Suburban One Continental Conference rival Central Bucks West, the Council Rock North coaching staff had a lot of confidence in their team’s ability to compete with the Bucks.
HOLLAND – In a rematch with visiting CB East, the team that ended Council Rock South’s season in the opening round of districts last year, the Golden Hawks had exactly 3.4 seconds to tie the non-league duel with a shot made from behind the arc.
CORNWELLS HEIGHTS – Holy Ghost Prep (HGP) entered Friday night’s battle with Bicentennial Athletic League (BAL) rival MaST Charter still seeking its first league win of the season. Determined to get it, the Firebirds followed a 16-4 scoring spurt in the first quarter with an 18-4 run in the second.
BRISTOL BOROUGH – Over at Bristol, first-year head coach Jerry Devine has his work cut out for him bringing the current group of Warriors up to speed on the hardwood.
Lower Bucks wrestling teams got their season off to a good start last weekend with Council Rock South taking second in the Cumberland Valley Kickoff, CR North grabbing a runner-up trophy in the Brian Bealer Memorial Duals and Neshaminy taking second in the at the Mountaineer Tournament.
HATBORO – The Council Rock South girls got their season off to a solid start with a double-digit win over New Hope-Solebury Friday night in the opening round of the Hatboro-Horsham Tipoff Tournament.
HATBORO – Last year, Council Rock South got Lower Moreland’s season off to a bad start, pasting a 30-point loss on the Lions in the opening round of the Hatboro-Horsham Tipoff Tournament.
BALTIMORE – Conwell-Egan Catholic alumnus LaPri McCray-Pace earned Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Rookie of the Week honors last month as a freshman at Morgan State University.
PENNINGTON, N.J. – Former Pennington girls' soccer standouts Lauren Brown, of Yardley, and Alana Cook, of Far Hills, N.J., were crowned NCAA National Champions last weekend.
The Langhorne Senior American Legion Jesse Soby Post 148 baseball team is holding tryouts on Friday, Dec. 29 from 3 to 4:30 pm and Saturday, December 30 from 11 am to 1 pm at the George School Gym located on Langhorne/Newtown Road.
NEWTOWN – When it comes to designing a season opener, the Council Rock North swim officials certainly know how to stage a gala event. Gather every performer in the Suburban One League (SOL), immerse them in highly competitive relay events, and watch the fun unfold.
HOLLAND – Council Rock South earned its first playoff bid in nine years last season and hosted the first playoff game ever on its home court. Like its sister school CR North however, just about everyone with any significant varsity minutes has graduated.
Bristol Boro – Mike Poploskie was recently named the 2018 Pennsylvania State Athletic Director of the Year for the Philadelphia region.
NEWTOWN – Ranked 25th in a field in which 24 teams make it to the postseason, Council Rock North just missed a District 1 Tournament bid last season.
Princeton – Princeton Day School (PDS) has announced that senior Madison Mundenar, of Yardley, has signed a Letter of Intent to play Division I women’s lacrosse at St. Bonaventure University, beginning next year.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – University of Delaware sophomore forward Derrick Woods took advantage of his first start for the Blue Hens by posting career-highs of 19 points and 10 rebounds in a game in which Delaware never trailed, defeating North Carolina Wesleyan, 88-70, Tuesday, Nov. 21 at the Gree…
JERSEY CITY – Saint Peter’s red-shirt sophomore Cameron Jones led the scoring effort for the Peacocks in the team's season-opening loss to host La Salle University in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament Nov. 11 at Tom Gola Arena.
BRISTOL – Morrisville posted four wins this year, twice as many as the Bulldogs registered last season. But Bristol recorded twice as many wins as Morrisville and made its way to the postseason while the Bulldogs failed to make the playoffs.