Salisbury Press

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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.

Lehigh Valley ties B-S in legion all-star game

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 by CHUCK HIXSON in Sports

The Lehigh Valley and Berks-Schuylkill Legion All-Star teams battled to a 5-5 tie in 10 innings of baseball at Reading's FirstEnergy Stadium Monday night. Both teams had opportunities to win the game, but just when one team would gain an advantage, the other would come fighting back.

Tamaqua's Matt Roberts started for Schuylkill-Berks and put down Lehigh Valley in order in the top of the first and North Parkland's Nate Kern did the same against Schuylkill-Berks in the bottom of the inning.

Yurconic places second in districts

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 by CHUCK HIXSON in HS Sports

For John Yurconic to reach the quarterfinals of the District 11 Class AA singles tournament last season as a freshman was quite an accomplishment. For him to make a big jump to the finals as a sophomore was an even bigger feat, but that doesn't mean that he wasn't disappointed when he lost in the finals to Moravian Academy's Zach Shaff 6-1, 6-0 Monday afternoon at Lehigh University.