Things couldn’t have been much tougher for the Salisbury softball team to open its spring season.
The Lady Falcons started 2017 with games against one team that was off to a hot start and another that was last year’s league champion. Those games came on back-to-back days.
After falling short in those two games against Northern Lehigh (3-2) and Bangor (15-2), respectively, the Falcons have since righted the ship.
Over the last six days, Salisbury has won four consecutive...
The Colonial League recently distributed its list of top track and field performers for the 2016-17 season. The following list includes the top five performers in each event as well as the top Salisbury athlete in each event.
100: 1. tie Michael Creighton (Palis), Jared Colletti (Palis) 10.8, 3. tie Jonathan Marfisi (PA), Trevor Cunningham (NW) 11.2, 5. tie Jasone Means (W), Job Goodman (W) 11.3, 7. Eric Frankenfield (Sal) 11.4;
200: 1. Michael Creighton (Palis) 22....
The Salisbury boys’ tennis team finished last season one win under .500 in the Colonial League and captured six wins in conference.
The Falcons have already surpassed that win total this season and they’re not even midway through April.
Since Salisbury (9-1 in Colonial League; 10-3 overall) dropped its first league match to reigning champion Moravian Academy last week, the team has started a new winning streak. The Falcons responded with convincing wins over Hamburg (3-2) the...
The Colonial League recently distributed its list of top track and field performers for the 2016-17 season. The following is the top five in each event.
100:1. tie Michael Creighton (Palis), Jared Colletti (Palis) 10.8, 3. tie Jonathan Marfisi (PA), Trevor Cunningham (NW) 11.2, 5. tie Jasone Means (W), Job Goodman (W) 11.3;
200: 1. Michael Creighton (Palis) 22.1, 2. Jared Colletti (Palis) 22.5, 3. Jonathan Marfisi (PA) 23.2, 4. Trevor Cunningham (NW) 23.3, 5. Jasone...
All-star games are meant to be fun for the players and entertaining for crowds. After a high school basketball season that saw plenty of local teams reach the state tournament, Saturday’s Via All-Star Basketball Classic was a refreshing ending to plenty senior players’ careers.
In the first two contests of a four-game schedule of the 42nd Annual Via All Star Basketball Classic at Northampton Community College, the North and South teams split the outcomes. The South girls defeated the...
Making his third straight appearance at the state championship meet, Tyler Keller wanted to put in his best state-meet performance in his final trip the meet.
He accomplished his goal, finishing in second place Saturday at Bucnkell University’s Kinney Natatorium.
“This year, even though it was my senior year, I felt the most pressure because of how much was on the line,” said Keller, who will dive next year at Lehigh University. “I’ve by far enjoyed this year the most. It was...
Salisbury’s biggest issue was clear as day last season. There was no running from the Falcons’ struggle to score runs.
In the Colonial League where Salisbury finished 8-9 and was on the outskirts of the league tournament, the Falcons scored three runs or less eight times. That trend haunted them in the district tournament as they scored just four runs in two games.
If the Falcons hope to return to their competitive ways, they’ll have to do so with an adjustment offensively....
A number of familiar faces that local track and field fans saw in Salisbury uniforms over the past four years won’t be back in 2017. It will be a new-look group leading the Falcons this year, while some familiar faces are back.
State-runner up in triple jump event and 13-time district medalist Lindsay Bauer is the most recognizable face that will me missing this spring. She has move to Rider College. But the Falcons also graduated a number of others, including Colonial League javelin...
Monday, March 27
The Falcons beat the Warriors 5-0 to improve to 3-0 in Colonial League play and 3-1 overall this season.
John Yurconic, Mason Groff and Ethan Heydt won singles matches against Wilson, while the doubles team of Ryan Slutsky and Daniel Bonge, along with Aaron Kahn and AJ Oliver, picked up wins.
Salisbury 5, Wilson 0
John Yurconic (S) def. Michael Glovas (W) 8-0; Mason Groff (S) def. John Boerchers 8-0; Ethan...
The Bethlehem Catholic girls basketball team captured its first state title on Thursday night, knocking off Villa Maria of Erie 46-27 in the girls 4A final.
Becahi was 0-for-2 to that point in state title games, falling as recently as 2013, but this time things would be different, as the Hawks won again using a familiar approach in their playoff run - a quick start.
A ten-point run in the first quarter paved the way and the girls, who again held an opponent to single digits in...