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  • Syracuse, Wichita State continue drive for perfect season

    Syracuse, Wichita State continue drive for perfect season
    Syracuse and Wichita State remain as the only undefeated teams left in the college basketball with six weeks left until Selection Sunday. An undefeated regular season is simply rare in today’s game. The last men’s team to do so was the...
  • Five games to watch this week in college basketball

    Five games to watch this week in college basketball
    With the college basketball season heating up there is a full menu of big games this week.   If you only have time to watch a few games though, here are the ones you should consider.   Monday (16) Iowa State at (19) Oklahoma State, 7 ESPN Marcus...
  • Friday night basketball: Taking a page from the Bad News Bears "Let them play!"

     
    I used to love the Bad News Bears movies, especially the first one, which came out in ... wow, I can't believe it has been that long ... 1976. The first one featured Tatum O'Neal as the star pitcher and the late, great Walter Matthau as Morris...
  • 1937 'Wonder Team' and Carole Weil are among the new inductees into Northampton Sports Hall of Fame

     
    Northampton will hold its annual Sports Hall of Fame ceremony on Friday night before the Konkrete Kids play Central Catholic in a Lehigh Valley Conference boys basketball game. It's hard to believe that the late Carole Weil was not previously inducted,...
  • Troxell enjoying return to Catasauqua girls basketball bench

    Troxell enjoying return to Catasauqua girls basketball bench
    The Catasauqua girls basketball program produced some of its best seasons in Dave Troxell's first run as coach. His second tenure has featured the same struggles his successors endured over the past four years, but that hasn't kept him from enjoying his...
  • Monday morning point guard: Latest LVC, MVC and Colonial League boys basketball rankings

     
    It was a really good holiday weekend for most LVC teams. Bethlehem Catholic, Central Catholic, Easton, Liberty, Parkland, Whitehall and Nazareth and Emmaus could add to that list today. Plus, Dieruff posted a pair of wins, Allen and Freedom at least...
  • Shockers men picked to win MVC, women second

    Shockers men picked to win MVC, women second
    Fresh off a 30-win campaign and a trip to the NCAA Final Four, Wichita State has been picked to win the 2013-14 Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball crown. The Shockers received all 40 first-place tallies, marking just the second time in...
  • SIU's Barry Hinson more embarrassment than example

    SIU's Barry Hinson more embarrassment than example
    Why did so much of America laugh with Southern Illinois basketball coach Barry Hinson instead of at him? What was so funny about a college coach failing every Salukis player on scholarship and their parents by being more of an embarrassment than an...
  • The Monday Morning Point Guard: A look at the HS boys basketball league rankings

     
    We've only got a small sampling so far, but the teams we thought would be good, for the most part, looked good over the weekend -- if they played at all. In these two full weeks before Christmas, a lot of basketball will be played, so by the time Santa...
  • Friday night boys basketball predictions: LVC's Wild West will be interesting

     
    The Lehigh Valley Conference season opens with some huge matchups (remember the games in last Saturday's Yasso-Rothrock Christmas City Classic did not count in the league standings). To me, the LVC West is the league's best division. It is loaded with...
  • Pleasant Valley, Stroudsburg meet in another important Week 10 showdown

    Jimmy Terwilliger is a diehard Red Sox fan. So, you know it's already been a good week for the Pleasant Valley football coach. It can get even better if his Bears can beat visiting Stroudsburg tonight in the regular-season finale. With a win, Pleasant...
  • Morning Call area high school football picks: Seeking a perfect '10'

     
    First of all, congratulations to the area's many Red Sox fans. Tom Moll, Ted Long, Ted Plessl, Mike Mihalik, Jimmy Terwilliger, Chuck Burton, Justin LaFleur, Matt Hemerly and the many others who I am sure will come out of the woodwork. Certainly, the...