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  • It's time for a 'super conference' to stabilize the Lehigh Valley area's high school leagues

    It's time for a 'super conference' to stabilize the Lehigh Valley area's high school leagues
    The news last week that the Colonial League made Moravian Academy and Notre Dame-East Stroudsburg full-time members and invited Lehighton and Pleasant Valley to join may signal a change for area leagues. The Colonial League, according to President Tom...
  • Cook in comfort zone

    Cook in comfort zone
    NEWPORT BEACH — As if John Cook needed more of an advantage at the Toshiba Classic this week. The 11-time PGA Tour winner, who grabbed his ninth victory on the Champions Tour in January, doesn't totally have an edge on the Newport Beach Country...
  • Con artists recycle old tricks, add a high-tech one

    Michele Holota wishes she had never answered the phone that fateful day. If she hadn't, her computer wouldn't be fried right now. But when the phone rang and the caller ID said "Microsoft," she figured it might be important. What the caller told her...
  • Secondary players could decide District 11 girls basketball titles

    Secondary players could decide District 11 girls basketball titles
    Anyone who has followed girls basketball in the Lehigh Valley this season knows the names of the top players – Bethlehem Catholic's Kalista Walters, Southern Lehigh's Madelene McDonald and Notre Dame-East Stroudsburg's Angelica Bertola, to name...
  • Parkland-Nazareth matchup gives LVC girls basketball final a fresh look

    Parkland-Nazareth matchup gives LVC girls basketball final a fresh look
    One semifinal featured the school that had won the last five Lehigh Valley Conference girls basketball titles and eight of the league's 10 all-time championships. The other included a team that had won 16 straight games and been ranked No. 1 in the area...
  • SEC, ACC lead Jim Thorpe Award preseason watch list

     
    SEC, ACC lead Jim Thorpe Award preseason watch list The 2010 Jim Thorpe Award preseason watch list was released and the Southeastern Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference lead the way in candidates....
  • 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...
  • Hot young country music band announced as Allentown Fair's third headliner

     
    A young country music group that had a single that sold 4 million copies and won Best New Artist award from both the Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association has been announced as the latest headliner for Allentown......
  • First batch of District 11 baseball power-point rankings released

     
    The first batch of unofficial District 11 baseball power-point rankings compiled by Pottsville Republican-Herald sports editor Leroy Boyer features teams from four different leagues holding top spots. Liberty (Lehigh Valley Conference) is atop the Class...
  • Words from Wings' drummer: Denny Seiwell talks Paul McCartney, area upbringing and new jazz trio

     
    When Lehighton native Denny Seiwell left the tiny Carbon County town for a burgeoning career as a drummer in the lodges of the Poconos, then the clubs of New York City, jazz was his music of choice. He played with......