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  • District 11 baseball rankings: Down to crunch time

     
    The latest District 11 baseball rankings, complete with a breakdown of scenarios for the bubble teams, have been released. The teams at the top are familiar. Liberty remains in the lead in Class 4A, with Pottsville (3A), Salisbury (2A) and......
  • District 11 baseball ratings update

     
    With three weeks left in the high school baseball regular season, eight teams have already locked up District 11 playoff berths. A bunch of others could join them with good weeks this week, provided the rain moves out of the......
  • Hope, Streisel top seeds at SL track meet

     
    Tamaqua’s Kayla Hope and Christine Streisel are top seeds in three events each for the Schuylkill League meet, which is at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Blue Mountain High School. Pottsville’s Paige Stoner also is a top seed in three events,......
  • Groundbreaking prog rockers to play Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    A groundbreaking English progressive rock band that over the past 40 years has produced 13 gold and platinum albums and a half-dozen Top 40 hits will play at Sands Bethlehem Event Center in July, it was just announced. Yes, which......
  • Track records, area bests and Colonial showdowns

     
    Palmerton boys and girls won Friday’s 4th annual Olympian Invitational at Jim Thorpe, but there were plenty of individuals from several schools who set records. Here’s a breakdown of who did what. INVITE AND STADIUM RECORDS Girls Jessica...
  • Pearson, Chikotas among track record setters

     
    Despite the continued chilly weather, it’s been a banner couple of weeks for several area track & field athletes. Bangor’s Bryan Pearson and Saucon Valley’s Elizabeth Chikotas have been particularly busy in rewriting school and...
  • Croc Rock, Penn's Peak, Sherman Theater make list of best-selling venues worldwide

     
    Allentown’s Crocodile Rock Café was in the Top 75 club venues worldwide for ticket sales in 2010, and Penn's Peak near Jim Thorpe in the Top 100 for theaters, according to the industry publication Pollstar magazine. Stroudsburg’s Sherman Th...
  • Glen Onoko

     
    There was a time when I had a reputation for being incredibly accident-prone. Not only was I routinely injured played sports, including a host of broken bones and a serious knee injury, but even such leisure activities as gardening and......
  • Postponements and boys basketball league rankings

     
    This miserable winter has created another schedule mess. Virtually everything is off tonight. In the LVC: Dieruff-Whitehall boys and girls postponed until Monday, Jan. 31. Central Catholic-Liberty boys and girls postponed. Boys to Weds. night; girls to...
  • Group's old music blows away Britney Spears' new stuff

     
    In a day and age when Britney Spears can release a new song that’s a mish-mash of clichéd, electronically engineered music and enhanced vocals singing childish joke lyrics and have critics fawn over it, you have to wonder if there’s......
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts for the week: 1. THE TOASTERS New York City band The Toasters is arguably the longest-running ska band in the United States, having started in 1981, and its 1987 album “Skaboom!” often is credited......
  • First set of District 11 basketball rankings are out

     
    Some people get all excited when the District 11 rankings first come out. I am not necessarily one of them. There's still five weeks left in the regular season and then everything can change during tournament week -- Feb. 13-19 this year -- when champs...