Twin Valley stuns Villa Maria Academy 3-1 to win PIAA Class AA title |Nov 25, 2015

How long ago was 1977? It was so long ago, that the 77-year-old bus driver who escorted Twin Valley’s field hockey team to the Nov. 21 PIAA Class AA championship match against Ville Maria Academy at Whitehall High School was a 39-year-old head coach then.

TVHS holds College Signing Day; four seniors commit to college on athletic scholarships |Nov 24, 2015

Twin Valley School District is pleased to announce that a College Signing Day was held on Nov. 12 for student athletes that committed to college on an athletic scholarship. Congratulations to the following Twin Valley seniors: AJ Alexy, RJ Wren, Kelee Lepage and Kendra Jones.

Hamburg’s Zalasky earns Most Winning Soccer Coach title |Nov 19, 2015

Chris Zalasky earns the title of Most Winning Soccer Coach in Hamburg Area High School history.

2 Twin Valley soccer players, ages 11 and 12, make Olympic Development soccer team |Nov 18, 2015

Trey Freeman, 12, and Kyle Falcon, 11, made the Olympic Development Program soccer team.

Boyertown High Soccer Coach Scott Didyoung reaches milestone |Nov 17, 2015

It may only be a number, but for Boyertown High boys soccer coach Scott Didyoung, the number 300 took on a lot of meaning for him. Earlier this season his team won its 300th win with him as Didyoung as head coach.

Hamburg School District Athletic Director Aaron Menapace awarded 2015 Award of Merit |Nov 13, 2015

Hamburg Area School District is proud to announce that Aaron Menapace is the recipient of the 2015 Award of Merit by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administration Association.

Twin Valley Raiders 10U team undefeated |Nov 5, 2015

Twin Valley Raiders Little League 10U (Black jerseys) team finished their season undefeated after their Halloween game win, 11-8, against West Bradford in Honey Brook.

Conestoga Christian caps fine season with tournament title |Nov 5, 2015

The Conestoga Christian Middle School boys soccer team enjoyed a fine season this year under first-year head coch Joshua Lapp.

Gilbertsville native Barnhart has NWSL triumph after World Cup letdown |Nov 4, 2015

Nicole Barnhart is a champion. From Boyertown to Stanford to multiple stops in women’s professional soccer, the veteran goalkeeper’s soccer journey has been filled with championship moments.

Boyertown grad Stong concluding fine career at Ursinus College |Nov 2, 2015

COLLEGEVILLE >> Not too long ago, Danielle Stong was making noise as a fine student-athlete at Boyertown Area High School.

Lady Mustangs top Wilson for Berks League title |Oct 28, 2015

Led by a three-goal performance from Sienna Zittle, the Governor Mifflin High School girls soccer team defeated Wilson in the championship game of the Berks Couinty Girls Soccer League, 4-1. The championship is the Lady Mustangs; first since 2012 and fourth in the program’s history.

Speedway Entertainment’s Fourth Annual Fall Jamboree set for this weekend |Oct 28, 2015

Speedway Entertainment’s Fourth Annual Fall Jamboree, set for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at the Grandview Speedway, will provide Halloween treats for a few select wheel-twisters, while supplying a bag full of disappointment for others.

Hamburg’s Aaron Menapace wins Berks County’s Athletic Director of the Year |Oct 28, 2015

Aaron Menapace won Berks County’s Athletic Director of the Year. Every athletic director in Berks County was eligible to win the award. Menapace thinks he received the award because our coaches and athletes represent us well.

FOLLOW LIVE: Eagles take on the undefeated Panthers and Cam Newton |Oct 25, 2015

The Eagles make a Sunday night visit to the Carolina Panthers tonight. You can follow the game along with Eagles beat writer Bob Grotz (@bobgrotz) by using #eagles on Twitter of check in above.

Professional Hockey: Tim Coffman and a Special College Bond |Oct 22, 2015

Article courtesy of Tim Coffman is a 2006 Twin Valley High School graduate and a third-year professional ice hockey player.

Michael Unis and Claire Johnson crowned Brandywine Heights Homecoming King and Queen |Oct 20, 2015

To start off Homecoming right in September, the Brandywine Heights High School Girls’ Soccer team played and beat the Oley Valley Lynx. With a 1-0 score, the girls added another shutout to their overall game stats.

FOLLOW LIVE: Eagles play Giants on Monday Night Football |Oct 19, 2015

The Eagles host the Giants on Monday Night Football and you can become part of the action. Chat live with Eagles writer Bob Grotz, columnist Jack McCaffery and other Eagles fans during the game. Use #eagles on Twitter or check in above.

LEAVE YOUR COMMENTS: Eagles beat the Saints, 39-17 |Oct 11, 2015

The Eagles rolled over the Saints Sunday afternoon. Follow the postgame live along with Eagles beat writer Bob Grotz, columnist Jack McCaffery and other Eagles fans by using #eagles on Twitter or checking in above.

Local resident to be inducted in Springfield HS Athletics Hall of Fame, among others |Oct 7, 2015

Springfield High School Athletics Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the selection of six candidates and two coaches for the 24th annual induction. Members of the class of 2015 include Sarah Dougherty Trout ’00, Albert Grundy ’98 (of Elverson), Matt Kass ’94, Debby McAllister Mazza’67, Coach Sue Purvis, Marty Shane ’59, Coach Kim Caffey Smith and Chris Wilkins ’84.

Redskins beat the Eagles, 23-20. Time to sound off |Oct 4, 2015

The Washington Redskins came back to beat the Eagles 23-20 Sunday afternoon. Give your opinion by using #eagles on Twitter or checking in above.

Kutztown senior Pierre Reedy plays for New York Red Bulls, commits to Penn State |Sep 25, 2015

Pierre Reedy, a senior at Kutztown Area High School, is a decorated soccer player. He is an Interregional Best XI, All State/Regional All-American (2014), obtained two national training center invites and High School Player of the Year (2014).

Twin Valley kicks back against cancer during Pink Out Week |Sep 23, 2015

Twin Valley High School sports teams kick back against cancer during Pink Out at Homecoming games the week of Oct. 5.

Dr. Theresa Stahler presented with Wiesenberger Faculty Award |Sep 21, 2015

Dr. Theresa Stahler, faculty chair, Secondary Education Department, has been awarded the Arthur and Isabel Wiesenberger Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award is presented annually to one faculty member who has served Kutztown University in a manner that sets him or her apart from faculty colleagues.

Three generations of cyclists riding in the MS City to Shore bike ride |Sep 18, 2015

A father, daughter and grandson are getting ready to ride more than 80 miles in the MS City to Shore bike ride on Oct. 3, with more than 7,000 cyclists. The team name is “On Your Left,” and they have been riding for the past five years.

Hamburg Twirlers: Adam sisters place in top 10 at national competition, win gold at Jr. Olympics |Sep 4, 2015

As the twirling season concludes two twirlers end their season with many awards. During the week of July 21 both Emelia Adam, seventh grade student in the Hamburg Area School District and her younger sister, Kadryn Adam, a first grade student, traveled to South Bend Indiana to compete in America Youth on Parade Baton National Competition.

Kutztown University to host 150th Anniversary races; public welcome to register for 5K Cross Country Run and 150-Yard Cub Dash |Aug 31, 2015

Kutztown University will host the Sesquicentennial 5K Cross Country Run and 150-yard Cub Dash on Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. in honor of its 150th year anniversary.

KU’s Robert Ryan participates in unprecedented international psychology project |Aug 31, 2015

Associate Professor Dr. Robert Ryan, along with 269 co-authors from around the world, published their findings in Science Magazine following their investigation into the reproducibility of psychological science.

Registration now open for 2015 Berks County Heart and Stroke Walk |Aug 28, 2015

The American Heart Association invites workplaces, community groups, friends and family from across Berks County to lace up their sneakers and register now for the 2015 Berks County Heart and Stroke Walk to be held Sunday, Oct.

New fitness studio to open in Gilbertsville |Aug 25, 2015

A dream is about to come true as long-time Boyertown resident, Bobby Pritchard, opens his first fitness studio, CustomFit Training. Scheduled to open in early September, the 1,800 square-foot facility will be located at 2028 Swamp Pike in Gilbertsville.

Green Valleys Watershed Association hosts 2015 Run for Green Valleys |Aug 19, 2015

On Saturday, Sept. 12, Green Valleys Watershed Association will host the 2015 Run for Green Valleys, featuring two trail races that begin and end at the historic Welkinweir arboretum and nature sanctuary in East Nantmeal Township.

Twin Valley High School Fall Sports Schedules |Aug 19, 2015

Cross Country Fri. 8/28: 9 a.m. Spring-Ford (AWAY)

Garden Spot High School Fall Sports Schedule |Aug 19, 2015

Football Fri. 9/4: 7 p.m. @ Twin Valley

Coming soon: PA Prep Live — our new high school sports website |Jul 16, 2015

We are pleased to announce that our new high school sports website PA Prep Live will be launching Tuesday, July 21, replacing our current sports website of GameTimePA.

Coming soon: PA Prep Live — our new high school sports website |Jul 16, 2015

We are pleased to announce that our new high school sports website PA Prep Live will be launching Tuesday, July 21, replacing our current sports website of GameTimePA.

Golden Opportunity: Transcendent Boyertown girls lacrosse program turns 50 |Jul 2, 2015

BOYERTOWN >> When she lost as a college athlete, Marcia Brumbach cried.

Legion Baseball: Rookies play a key role for the Bears |Jul 2, 2015

In the season opening article I wrote that the Bears would in essence be blending three groups of players into one team for the 2015 season: “the high school guys,” “the college returnees,” and “the rookies.

Olympic champion May-Treanor kicked off Pottstown Rumble with Dream in Gold clinics |Jun 30, 2015

Misty May-Treanor kicked off the 2015 Pottstown Rumble on Thursday, June 25, hosting two sessions of her “Dream in Gold Clinic” at Pottstown’s Memorial Park.

Union sizing up Honduran Palacios |Jun 15, 2015

CHESTER >> One of the first transfer rumblings of the summer hit the Philadelphia Union Monday with the revelation that Honduran midfielder Wilson Palacios is training with the club.

Giles goes into orbit, Phils fall again |Jun 13, 2015

PITTSBURGH >> The Phillies got a quality start from the new guy, a yeoman’s effort from a beleaguered bullpen, and a lot of stranded base runners from a punchless lineup in their 1-0, 13-inning loss to the Pirates at PNC Park Friday night.

Sixers’ Embiid suffers apparent setback in recovery |Jun 13, 2015

Nearly one year after the Sixers took him with the third overall pick in the draft, Joel Embiid seems no closer to playing.

Phillies Notebook: Sandberg wants to see more of Rupp |Jun 12, 2015

PITTSBURGH >> The Phillies played an afternoon game Wednesday in Cincinnati before making a puddle-hop to Pittsburgh before sunset, then had a full day off Thursday before getting back to business Friday night at PNC Park for the start of a weekend series against the Pirates.

Boyertown Optimist Lacrosse Teams program holds 20th annual ‘Lax Fest’ |Jun 10, 2015

The Boyertown Optimist Lacrosse Teams (BOLT) celebrated its 20th Annual End of Season “Lax Fest” Tournament on Saturday, June 6, at Boyertown Junior High West.

Legion Baseball: Bears to play annual Alumni game |Jun 10, 2015

The Boyertown Legion Bears will be holding their annual alumni game this upcoming weekend (i.e., Saturday, June 13). It will be the fourth time that the Bears have held this event, as it was also held in 2006, 2010, and 2014.

FIELD HOCKEY: Karen Kocher named the new Boyertown High field hockey coach |Jun 10, 2015

If you’ve lived in Boyertown most of your life, you might remember the days of triumph, of championships and consistent success the BASH field hockey team enjoyed throught the late 1990s. Since then, the program has been on the downward slide, and has changed coaches quite a bit in the past 10-12 years, with coaches not staying more than two years.

TRACK AND FIELD: Boyertown’s Dylan Eddinger sets back-to-back records |Jun 3, 2015

When the Boyertown High track season began, Dylan Eddinger noticed all of the school track records posted on the locker room wall. Immediately he set his sights on the 800 meter run record set over 20 years ago by Kevin Heacock.

Local athletes take part in state track & field meet |May 28, 2015

SHIPPENSBURG >> Garden Spot High School junior Javon McIntyre finished sixth in the boys Class AAA 400-meter dash with a time of 49.90 seconds during the PIAA Track & Field Championships at Seth Grove Stadium on the campus of Shippensburg University on May 22-23.

Boyertown’s Dylan Eddingher takes home a bronze at PIAA Track & Field Championships |May 26, 2015

It was a weekend to remember for Boyertown senior Dylan Eddingher at the PIAA Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium May 22 and 23. Eddinger came home with a third-place bronze medal in the Class AAA 800-meter run withd a time of 1:51.

Kutztown High School Class of 2017 hosts first Running of the Cougars 5K Race and Fun Walk |May 26, 2015

On Saturday, May 16, the Kutztown Area High School Class of 2017 hosted the first annual “Running of the Cougars” 5K Race and Fun Walk.

BASEBALL: Governor Mifflin defeats Daniel Boone for Berks League championship |May 22, 2015

When the Berks County League baseball season began, the Governor Mifflin Mustangs were the odds on favorites to win the championship. With that kind of pressure on their backs, the Mustangs only went 7-3 in the regular season and finished in second place behind Exeter in Division 1.

TRACK AND FIELD: Exeter’s Cassandra Whitmoyer to run for Edinboro University |May 22, 2015

For Exeter Township High School senior Cassandra Whitmoyer, running is important. So when she went shopping for a college to attend next fall, she wanted a college where running was important. In the end, that college was Edinboro University.