ATLANTA, GA: Princeton, N.J., resident Paul Epply-Schmidt, representing The Bucks County Academy of Fencing, won the U.S. National championship in vet-60 men’s foil at the Veteran National Fencing championships held in Atlanta, Ga., in August.
HARRISBURG >> State Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) recently honored the Langhorne Lightning 14U Futures Team for winning the National Softball Association World Series earlier this summer.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> With a parade of fire trucks and EMS responders Northampton Township on July 28 welcomed home the Northampton Bombers as the Pennsylvania Prep Legion State Champions.
HARRISBURG >> Celebrating the accomplishments of one of the standout student-athletes from their community, Bucks County lawmakers state Rep. Perry Warren and state Sen. Steve Santarsiero welcomed recent Pennsbury High School graduate Kayli Williams from Lower Makefield to the State Ca…
PENNSBURY >> The pandemic may have postponed the big game at Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary School from January to June, but it couldn’t stop this right of passage from happening.
NEWTOWN >> State Rep. Perry Warren, D-Bucks, honored Council Rock North High School senior and tennis standout Amelia Honer on May 11 with a proclamation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
TRENTON (MAY 9, 2021) >> Heading into Sunday’s series finale, the Buffalo Bisons and Worcester Red Sox needed arms to cover nine innings after both scheduled starters from Opening Day weren’t available. Nate Pearson was miles away starting for the Blue Jays in Houston, while Tanner Hou…
TRENTON >> There was a lot of action on Saturday night, May 8 at Trenton Thunder Ballpark as the Bisons and Red Sox got together for the fifth straight day.
ALLENTOWN >> Senior Jessica Sommer of Newtown has been selected the captain of the 2021 Muhlenberg College women's tennis team.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> Conwell-Egan Catholic (CEC) High School’s Girls Bowling team claimed the Philadelphia Catholic League (PCL) title on Saturday, March 20. The Lady Eagles defeated Little Flower at Bristol Pike Lanes with a 1811-1572 pin total to win their first title since 2006.
BUCKS COUNTY >> It's a little more difficult to project how the Lower Bucks County high school softball teams might fare this time around because you can't get any clues from last year when the entire season was canceled by the pandemic.
PHILADELPHIA >>The Philadelphia 76ers have announced that BetMGM, a leading sports betting and digital gaming company, is now an Official Sports Betting Partner of the team, following BetMGM’s recent mobile launch in Pennsylvania.
LANGHORNE >> As expected, there were absolutely no surprises Friday night in the latest edition of the historic Pennsbury-Neshaminy football rivalry.
BUCKS COUNTY (OCT. 29, 2020) >> It's the last week before the PIAA football playoffs get underway and nothing has really changed for the Neshaminy High football team (3-1) ever since it lost to Pennridge in its second game of the season.
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> Following six long months, an official high school athletic event finally returned to the greater-Trenton area on Friday, Sept. 25 when Bristol hosted the Academy of the New Church in football.
FAIRLESS HILLS >> Following huge graduation losses and the change to a much tougher schedule, all along it figured to be a struggle for this year's Pennsbury High School football team.
NEWTOWN >> Although a 2-8 record might not look like much, the Council Rock North High School football team did make progress last year under first-year coach John Greiner.
HARRISBURG >> It's apparently full steam ahead for Pennsylvania high school sports this fall after the PIAA announced on Friday afternoon it has given approval for teams to start officially practicing this Monday.
HARRISBURG >> Despite a strong recommendation on August 6 by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to cancel high school sports until at least Jan. 1, the PIAA announced Friday, August 7 it intends to go ahead with the fall season.
ANNVILLE >> The Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Presidents announced on Friday, July 24 the suspension of intercollegiate athletics competition for the fall semester for all 18 member schools.
HARRISBURG >> We’ve been stumbling around in the dark for months now, looking for some sort of guidance. There’s been little to be found.
As far as Pennsylvania high school sports are concerned, what most everyone both feared and expected became official on Thursday afternoon, April 9.
LOWER BUCKS >> How much of the season will be played remains to be seen, but as of now the Lower Bucks County high school softball teams are still scheduled to get regular-season play underway next week.
So far, the Falcon Basketball Express appears pretty unstoppable. Two rounds into the PIAA state playoffs, Pennsbury has been a dominating force, downing Red Lion 45-24 and Owen J Roberts 50-27. Only the postponement due to the Coronavirus concerns interrupted their torrid pace.
A team seeking to build its program often calls upon one or two marquee players to jump start the effort. The Neshaminy entry in the Suburban High School Hockey League has just such a player in Robbie Seewagen.
One certainty exists in high school basketball. When the playoffs roll around, the intensity rises. Each team, battling to extend their season, gives a total effort. The quarterfinal round of the PIAA District One girl’s tourney between Pennsbury and Methacton proved just such an affair.
In a sport dominated by big men, Council Rock South’s Jack Rebholz stands tall. Though under six feet in height, the Golden Hawk’s point guard can take over a game with his sharp shooting, deft passing and selfless team attitude.
Two archrivals meeting on a basketball court promises to be an exciting affair. The final regular season match-up between Neshaminy and Pennsbury proved just such a battle. The two crosstown foes battled the entire game before the Falcons came away with the 61-59 victory.
The make or break time has arrived for high school basketball teams. Battling to make playoffs, squads will either succumb to the pressure or rise to meet the challenge. The Lady Falcons of Pennsbury definitely belong to the rising squads.
HARRISBURG >> State Rep. Perry Warren, D-Bucks, honored Council Rock North High School junior Amelia Honer in the state Capitol and House chamber Monday, Feb. 3.
Many consider high school wrestling an individual sport. Two competitors square off in a test of will, knowledge and endurance. Yet wrestling is also very much a team sport as exemplified in this year’s District Duals. Each individual effort leads to a total team success. Neshaminy’s Jack To…
In high school basketball being dubbed “all-around” means more than lighting up the scoreboard. A truly versatile player not only shoots well but also defends aggressively and passes selflessly. Council Rock South’s Mike Stewart possesses all these vital criteria.
This year’s battle for the Mark Sipler Memorial Unity Cup proved a classic wrestling affair. The air was electrified as members of the Council Rock youth organizations and supporters from both schools packed South’s gym to watch the present day Indians and Golden Hawks perform. Everyone, you…
For over 50 years Council Rock North has stood for excellence and commitment in Lower Bucks swim circles. During that span, many a stellar athlete has displayed their talents in the Indian’s natatorium. Senior Ellie Brandbergh certainly ranks right up there with those upholding these time-ho…
PHILADELPHIA >> “Soccer Talk,” a show hosted by Yardley natives Rich and Rusty Gorelick, will make its debut on 610ESPN from 4 to 5 p.m. on January 7. The show also will live stream on www.610espn.com, be available on IHeartRadio, be featured as a podcast and repeated weekly on WWDB-AM…
DOYLESTOWN >> Players from the Central Bucks High School East and West girls’ volleyball teams presented proceeds of $3,019 from their annual Pink Out event to benefit patients of Doylestown Health’s Cancer Institute.
To be successful every basketball team needs a sparkplug, a go-to guy who can put up points as well as assist his teammates. The Neshaminy boys’ team has just such a player in Damon McGovern.
Solid athletes possess talent as well as adaptability. They have the requisite skills and are more than willing to apply them to whatever their team needs dictate. Kelli Kowalick, senior for the Neshaminy girls’ team, is just such a stellar athlete.
Entering a new season, every team dreams of capturing a league title. The journey to reach that goal can prove an exciting and hectic one. This year’s league opener between Pennsbury and Council Rock North, won by the Falcons 51-48, possessed both these qualities.
Scholastic basketball tipoff tournaments bring an abundance of excitement and anticipation. Every team looks forward to testing their mettle and seeing what the upcoming season promises. The recent 2019 Hatter’s Basketball tipoff Classic certainly bode well for the Council Rock South boys’ team.
Winning streaks can prove paradoxical affairs. While they provide momentum and a certain feeling of invincibility, they also bring a degree of pressure. No team wants to do worse than the team that proceeded them. Bristol answered the challenge when they defeated Morrisville 40-6 this past T…
BRISTOL BOROUGH >> When the Morrisville High School football team travels to Bristol Thursday morning in the latest meeting of a series that dates back to 1928, it will take to the field in a role it hasn't experienced since the 20th century.
Ice hockey certainly ranks as a fast, rugged and highly competitive game. These very qualities appealed to Jake Machlovitz, senior captain of the Pennsbury entry in the Suburban High School Ice Hockey League.