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Reihman edges rival in final D-11 Meet

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by CHUCK HIXSON in Sports

If you had to pick just one race to see at the District 11 Swimming Championships last weekend at Parkland High School, the likely pick would have been the boys 100 freestyle.

The third heat of that event matched Salisbury’s Mahlon Reihman against his friend and rival Gabe Castano of Central Catholic. Reihman and Castano are good friends, who both swim for the Parkland Aquatic Club, making them both teammates and rivals in the sport.

Keller repeats as district champion

Thursday, March 2, 2017 by CHUCK HIXSON in Sports

Salisbury senior Tyler Keller didn’t leave much doubt as to whether or not he would be going to Bucknell University later this month to compete in the PIAA Diving Championships. After just two dives at the District 11 Championship meet at Emmaus High School on Saturday, Keller moved into first place in the Class 2A competition and didn’t look back. Before long, he pulled out to an almost insurmountable lead to take one of two guaranteed spots in states, with Central Catholic’s Sam Stringer finishing second to get the other guaranteed spot.

Big second half tops Tigers

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 by CHUCK HIXSON in Sports

Jack Reichenbach led all scorers with 21 points Saturday as Salisbury downed Northwestern 54-38 in a Colonial League contest.

Both Ryan Slutsky and Jaxon Costello scored 11 points for Salisbury as the Falcons improved their record to 6-2 in the Colonial League and 8-2 overall this season.

The two teams traded baskets and momentum throughout the first half, with the Falcons leading 30-25 at halftime, but the second half was a different story.

Cooperman wins Deppe HR Derby

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 by CHUCK HIXSON in Sports

The 31st Annual Deppe All-Star Classic was played Saturday at Fegeley Stadium in Limeport, pitting high school seniors from the Colonial League against seniors from the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference to benefit the American Cancer Society.

After the EPC battled from behind to take a lead, the Colonial League stars battled back only to have the game end in a 5-5 tie after nine innings.

IronPigs, Majestic strike uniform deal

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 by CHUCK HIXSON in Sports

Two local companies are teaming up in a partnership that will have implications for Major League Baseball.

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs announced an agreement with uniform maker Majestic that will give players the same materials and styles worn by players in the majors.

Majestic, the official supplier of uniforms for MLB, is known for its innovation in materials and research and development into uniform styles to make today’s players more comfortable on the field, while providing durable materials that can take the beating of a major league season.

Article By: CHUCK HIXSON Special to the Press

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by CHUCK HIXSON in Sports

It’s 34 miles from the Sovereign Center in Reading to the PPL Center in Allentown, but congestion and constant traffic lights along route 222 makes the trip take about an hour. It’s a trip that goalie Martin Ouellette has made a lot over the past two seasons being shuttled back and forth between the Reading Royals and the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.