Salisbury Press

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Mohring returns to his roots

Thursday, August 22, 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 and have been around it since I was four."

Jordon returns as head coach

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by TODD KRESS Special to the Press in Sports

Prior to serving as the assistant coach on the Salisbury field hockey team under Rachel Legath for a number of seasons, Liz Jordon was once the Falcons' head coach for 12 years.

Now, after taking over for Legath, who is on maternity leave, Jordon finds herself once again as head coach for the Falcons, a position she last held in 1999.

Jordon, a former Falcon field hockey player, isn't new to the whole coaching experience and she's looking forward to getting the season underway with a new approach on the sidelines.

Falcons face Slaters in season opener

Thursday, August 22, 2013 by TODD KRESS Special to the Press in Sports

After months of training, conditioning and preparation throughout the offseason, the Salisbury football team's kickoff of the 2013 season is just around the corner.

The Falcons are eager to take the field and are excited for the opportunities that lie ahead. They travel to Bangor Memorial Stadium Friday night. The Slaters finished 7-3 in the Colonial League last year.

Trident second at ABE Championships

Thursday, August 15, 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.

Local riders excel at Jr. Nationals

Thursday, August 15, 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 also secured a bronze medal in the keirin event.

LVU 93 wins national soccer title

Thursday, August 8, 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.

Baseball season goes on with Midnight Madness

Thursday, August 8, 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.

Allentown's Oswald wins BASS sweepstakes

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by NICK HROMIAK Special to the Press in Sports

According to the popular BASS, a bass fishing organization, a local Allentown angler won its recent "Fish With Skeet" sweepstakes.

Douglas Oswald of Allentown entered the fishing sweepstakes close to 40 times when his name was recently drawn. When he got a call from BASS Membership Director Mitch Frank, he knew something was up.

"I was hoping that was what the call was about," said Oswald. "There aren't too many times when the membership director calls and asks you to call back. I was ecstatic."