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  • Sports

    Boyertown Optimist Lacrosse Teams program holds 20th annual ‘Lax Fest’

    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.

    By Kristen Federico |

  • Sports

    FIELD HOCKEY: Karen Kocher named the new Boyertown High field hockey coach

    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. Enter Karen Kooker, a teacher for the district, who has become the new field hockey. She hopes to bring a consistency to a program that...

    By Phil Haddad For 21st Century Media |

  • Sports

    Legion Baseball: Bears to play annual Alumni game

    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.

    By Rob Zambanini For 21st Century Media |

  • Sports

    TRACK AND FIELD: Boyertown’s Dylan Eddinger sets back-to-back records

    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. The time of 1:54 was one Dylan knew was within his reach, so that was his goal.

    By Phil Haddad For 21st Century Media |

  • Sports

    Local athletes take part in state track & field meet

    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.

    By Barry Sankey bsankey@21st-centurymedia.com @BarryBSankey1 on Twitter |

  • Track and field

    Boyertown’s Dylan Eddingher takes home a bronze at PIAA Track & Field Championships

    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 1:51.19 in the finals.

    By Barry Sankey Bsankey @21st-centurymedia.com |

  • News

    Kutztown High School Class of 2017 hosts first Running of the Cougars 5K Race and Fun Walk

    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.

    By Garrett Moyer Sophomore Class Historian |

  • Sports

    TRACK AND FIELD: Exeter’s Cassandra Whitmoyer to run for Edinboro University

    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. She recently signed her letter-of-intent to run cross country and track for the Fighting Scots.

    Ric Webb
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  • High school baseball

    BASEBALL: Governor Mifflin defeats Daniel Boone for Berks League championship

    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. But they got hot when it mattered, winning all three playoff games, including a 3-1 victory over Daniel Boone in the championship game on May 13 at First Energy Stadium in Reading, to capture the program’s...

    Ric Webb
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  • News

    Twin Valley Middle School Girls Track And Field Team Undefeated

    Submitted by Amy Wittorff The 2015 Twin Valley Middle School girls Track and Field team went undefeated 7-0 and also won the Oley Al Knabb Relays, The Wilson girls only County Championship and the overall Governor Mifflin County meet. This team has gone 13-1 in the last two years under the leadership of Coach Greg Linsky who is the only coach for all 54 middle school girls for both track and field events, a physical education teacher at Honey Brook Elementary Center and a father of two...

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