Salisbury Press

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Pirates visit for football home opener

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 by TODD KRESS in Sports

Last week, Salisbury played its best half of football since head coach Andy Cerco's took the helm three years ago. it came in the final 24 minutes against Saucon Valley.

Unfortunately for the Falcons, the road doesn't get any easier even though they'll be returning to their home turf.

A week after facing last season's Eastern Conference Class AAA champion Panthers, the Falcons host a Palisades (0-1) squad that finished as District 11 Class AA runners-up and won eight games in 2013.

Giants sweep Bulls for BML title

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 by TODD KRESS Special to the Press in Sports

Northampton's Cody Kramer just missed on a pitch in the bottom of the seventh inning of Game 3 of last week's Blue Mountain League championship series that would have propelled the Giants to a series win.

When he saw the same pitch one throw later from Limeport's Adam Maini, he made the Bulls pay for it.

With that swing also came history for the Northampton Giants.

ACC players join Falcon field hockey

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 by TODD KRESS in Sports

When Central Catholic High School athletic director Mike Kopp approached Salisbury athletic directory Monica Deeb about the possibility of a cooperative sponsorship because of the Vikings' low turnout for the field hockey program, it seemed as a win-win situation for both sides.

The Vikings, who didn't have enough interested players for the upcoming fall season, sought a way for players to continue playing the sport. The Falcons, meanwhile, weren't able to suit up enough players for a junior varsity and varsity squad in 2014 with Salisbury players alone.

St. Luke's, District 11 announce partnership

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 by PETER CAR in Sports

St. Luke's and District 11 formally teamed-up for a partnership Tuesday morning during a press conference held at St. Luke's Campus in Cetronia.

The announcement comes on the heels of the upcoming fall season, which gets under way on August 11, as District 11 joins District 7 in Pittsburgh, as the only two PIAA zones that have partnerships with medical providers.

St. Luke's won the bid for the partnership and District 11 chairman Bob Hartman couldn't be happier about the merger.

Pammer takes home TOC title

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 by JEFF MOELLER Special to the Press in Sports

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Catasauqua's Tournament of Champions has another memorable summer.

In the end, hometown business Pammer Chiropractic defeated Certified Chemical, 87-67 to capture the championship at the Catasauqua Playground. It proved to be a tournament filled with a series of stellar individual performances.

Former Allen High star Darnell Braswell scored 34 points in the championship game and was named the tournament MVP. Former Freedom standout Joe Lococo added 20 points for Pammer, which won the North Catty League.

Bloomsburg's David eyes return

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 by TODD KRESS in Sports

On the road to a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) football championship in 2013, Bloomsburg was without one of its top defensive lineman in the trenches.

Salisbury High School graduate and redshirt-junior Tony David suffered a season-ending ACL injury on the Huskies' first defensive series of last season against Stonehill, forcing him to miss all of the Huskies' 10-2 campaign. The Huskies also advanced to the NCAA Division II playoffs where their season came to an end against West Chester.

St. Luke's and District 11 team-up

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 by PETER CAR in Sports

St. Luke's and District 11 formally teamed-up for a partnership Tuesday morning during a press conference held at St. Luke's Campus in Cetronia.

The announcement comes on the heels of the upcoming fall season, which gets under way on August 11, as District 11 joins District 7 in Pittsburgh, as the only two PIAA zones that have partnerships with medical providers.

St. Luke's won the bid for the partnership and District 11 chairman Bob Hartman couldn't be happier about the merger.

SHS baseball plays for Miracle League

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 by TODD KRESS in Sports

In recent years, the Salisbury baseball team was a part of the Midnight Baseball tournament that benefited the Miracle League of Northampton County.

Despite not gaining enough interest across the area to keep that tradition alive, that didn't stop the Falcons from doing their part to stay involved with the Miracle League.

Last Saturday, July 26 at Easton's Hackett Park, the Falcons held their Salisbury Charity Game in which all proceeds went toward Northampton County's Miracle League.

Bauer had breakout sophomore season

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 by TODD KRESS in Sports

Even as a freshman, Salisbury's Lindsay Bauer received recognition in the track and field landscape.

In a regular season meet of her inaugural season, before capturing three second-place finishes in districts as a ninth grader, one of the area's top track and field sprinters in Palmerton's Jessica Pereira provided Bauer with some insight on her own career. As a sprinter, Pereira went on to the University of North Carolina where she continued her track and field career.