Salisbury Press

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Mohring returns to his roots

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by TODD KRESS Special to the Press in Sports

Jason Mohring, a 2005 graduate of Salisbury High School and former Falcon swimmer, wanted to stay involved in the sport in some shape or form.

It just so happened to work out that Mohring, who held the District 11 breaststroke record for a number of years, would end up back at Salisbury in his first head coaching position.

"I always, I think, want to be involved within the sport somehow," said Mohring. "Whether it be club, high school or collegiate. I thoroughly enjoy the sport...

Local riders excel at Jr. Nationals

Friday, August 16, 2013 by The Press in Sports

Local cyclists from Sprinters Edge Track Development Team, coached by Andrew Harris, took the podium for several events at the recent Junior National Track Championship at Trexlertown's Valley Preferred Cycling Center.

After qualifying in the top spot with a time of 11.089, James Mellen (above left), rising senior at Parkland High School, took gold in the match sprint. James followed the match sprint victory with a win in the team sprint on day two of the competition.

Mellen...

Trident second at ABE Championships

Friday, August 16, 2013 by The Press in Sports

Trident swim club took second place at the recent ABE League Swimming and Diving Championships.

Event winners for Trident include Brendan Kern (100 IM, 50 breaststroke), Georgia Johnson (Diving), Colleen Daday (50 freestyle, 100 IM, 50 backstroke), Elizabeth Fahrney (50 breastroke) and Maura Brennan (100 IM).

Trident's 12 and under boys won the 200 medley relay. That team included Chad Apostolico, Kern, Michael Brennan and Aidan Carey.

Bethlehem's Northwest Swim Club,...

Both Salisbury teams make playoffs

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 by TODD KRESS Special to the Press in Sports

At first, it was not definite that Salisbury would be able to put two girls teams in the Lehigh Valley Summer Soccer League.

Not only did the Lady Falcons come up with enough players for two squads, but both teams put together solid showings that has head coach Rick Babyak excited for the upcoming high school season.

Composed on of mostly incoming freshman players, CSG Falcon White went 6-1-1 over the season in the early division and had one of the best defensive squads. They...

Baseball season goes on with Midnight Madness

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 by MIKE HAINES in Sports

By the time August rolls around, most high school baseball players are ready for a break. After long high school and legion seasons, no one would blame them if they wanted a week or two off before starting the school year.

A group of Salisbury players had other ideas. For the third straight season, the Falcons entered a team in the Midnight Madness baseball tournament held at Easton's Hackett Park.

The event benefits Miracle league of Northampton County, Dream Come True and...

Best Falcon season in six years

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 by TODD KRESS Special to the Press in Sports

Head coach Jason Weaver understands what his Salisbury boys basketball team is capable of when at full strength.

Because of vacations, other sport obligations and other circumstances, the Falcons have rarely been in the complete form that they'll put on the court on a weekly basis come the winter high school season.

Despite missing Justin Aungst and Brad Vangeli, two key players that have missed a good chunk of summer league basketball games because of high school and legion...

LVU 93 wins national soccer title

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 by PETER CAR in Sports

One local soccer team lost out on a chance to play for a national title, while another actually won a national title.

Lehigh Valley United 93 brought home the clubs first-ever national title last weekend, outlasting the Chicago Fire academy 1-0 in the United States Youth Soccer Association's under-19 boys national championship game.

Shane Campbell scored the games only goal for LVU in the 34th minute, while the Fire missed a penalty kick wide left in the 80th minute.

It...

Hrebik reaches goals in senior season

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by TODD KRESS Special the Press in Sports

One way or another, all athletic careers must come to an end at some point.

Before Megan Hrebik called it quits, there were a few things she sought to accomplish in her final season on the girls basketball team: a winning record, an appearance in the district tournament, and to eclipse a rare milestone.

She managed to achieve all of those goals. She helped the Falcons to a 13-10 (9-7 in Colonial League) record last year, their first winning season after seven consecutive losing...

Reichenbach enjoyed record-breaking year

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by TODD KRESS Special to the Press in Sports

Dan Reichenbach grew up hearing stories from his dad about track and field.

His father was a jumper on the Salisbury track and field team during his high school years and held many Falcon records. Like his father, Reichenbach also is in the record books at Salisbury, and specializes as a jumper too, in the triple jump and long jump.

As a three-sport athlete during his senior year, participating in track and field, basketball and golf, Reichenbach had an impact for a team during...

Football team works hard in offseason

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by TODD KRESS Special to the Press in Sports

The Salisbury football team is just a few weeks away from the start of the regular season, and is entering year number two under head coach Andy Cerco's guidance.

The Falcons have been busy at work in the offseason in preparation for the upcoming season that will begin on August 30 against Bangor. Their offseason workout, which started in November of last year, includes a four-day schedule in which the Falcons mostly focus on lifting and conditioning. There's also a little bit of...