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Meikrantz breaks school assist record

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by TODD KRESS in Sports

Salisbury’s Caylin Meikrantz isn’t one to wear her emotions on her sleeve. She’s humble, modest and low-key, even when it comes to her play on the soccer field.

If it wasn’t for an announcement, you might not even know the junior had recently broke the Salisbury girls soccer team’s career assists record. That’s just the way she is, and she’s perfectly fine with it.

Salisbury gets past Bulldogs

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by TODD KRESS in Sports

Fireworks were blasted outside of Salisbury High School Stadium following Friday night’s football game against Northern Lehigh.

But the biggest explosion came inside the stadium in the form of a 5-10, 170-pound frame.

Devin Irwin benefited on two of Northern Lehigh’s five turnovers, returning two fumbles for touchdowns and adding the go-ahead 63-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter to seal Salisbury’s 39-29 win. The victory boosts the Falcons (4-3) ahead of the Bulldogs (4-3) and into the No. 3 position in the latest District 11 Class AA power rankings.

Crouthamel, Roelker reach D-11 semifinal

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by MIKE HAINES in Sports

Each postseason keeps getting better for the Salisbury doubles tennis tandem of Leandra Roelker and Claudia Crouthamel.

As freshmen in 2013, the duo won one match in their first appearance at the District 11 Class AA doubles tournament.

Last season, as sophomores, the won two matches to reach the tournament’s second day and the quarterfinal round.

This year, they kept up the progress by reaching the semifinals last Friday at Saucon Valley High School.

Boys soccer falls to SL in finale

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by TODD KRESS in Sports

Judging how the regular season played out, it’s likely the road to a Colonial League boys soccer championship will go through Northwestern.

Salisbury will get its chance sooner rather than later when the league tournament begins on Tuesday and the two teams square off at Northern Lehigh High School. Results from that semifinals matchup were not available at time of press.

Loss keeps girls out of league tourney

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 by TODD KRESS in Sports

It was simple. A win for the Salisbury girls soccer team and its ticket to the Colonial League tournament would be punched.

Salisbury entered the regular season finale against Southern Lehigh a game behind those Spartans in the win column. A victory would even the squads with identical 9-3 records in the league, with the Falcons holding the head-to-head tiebreaker for the fourth and final playoff spot.

Southern Lehigh had other plans.

Falcons overcome Knights

Thursday, October 8, 2015 by MIKE HAINES in Sports

Falling behind by 14 points early in Saturday’s game at Pen Argyl wasn’t part of Salisbury’s plan.

But plans change quickly in high school football games. The Falcons remained calm despite the adversity and quickly turned the game around. By halftime they pulled into a tie. When the final horn sounded, Salisbury celebrated a 35-14 win and a 3-2 record at the halfway point of the season.

Field hockey team shows improvement

Thursday, October 8, 2015 by TODD KRESS in Sports

Salisbury’s defense kept Northwestern out of the cage for over 20 minutes of play in Thursday’s Colonial League field hockey meeting with the Tigers.

But in a matter of just 54 seconds, Northwestern scored two goals for a 2-0 lead going into halftime. That all but closed the doors against the Falcons (3-11 overall, 2-10 in Colonial League), as the Tigers (6-6-1, 6-4-1) added two more goals in the second half in their 4-0 victory at Salisbury High School.