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Fleetwood Community Library Children’s yoga offers ‘great benefits’

By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

Yorgey, Mitchell battle to draw

WYOMISSING - The two veteran professional fighters who took the match on late notice felt at least partially satisfied with the final verdict the night of Friday, July 24, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel here. ...

By Barry Sankey bsankey@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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  • Swimming

    Kutztown Dolphins complete successful swim season

    The Kutztown Dolphins swim team had numerous team members qualify to compete at the Berks County Swimming Championships meet and the Berks County Silver Championship meet. Dolphin swimmers turned in some great individual and relay performances at each of these meets.

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  • Swimming

    Shillington swimmers win Berks County Swimming Associationís Silver Meet

    The Berks County Swimming Association held its annual Silver Championships on July 27. Shillington came out on top with a time score of 380 points, six ahead of second place Green Valley. Amity finished in fourth place, while Antietam was seventh, Maple Springs 11th, Ken Grill 14th and Crestwood 15th. Below are the top area swimmers from the meet.

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  • Swimming

    Leesport takes third placed and Silver Swim Meet

    The Berks County Swim Association held its annual Silver Meet on July 27. Leesport finished in third place as a team with 368 team points. Bern Township finished in 16th place with 28 team points. Below are the top area finishers at the meet.

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  • Automobile racing

    Hodnett and Laubach win Thunder on the Hill

    The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series continued itsí 25th anniversary season on July 29 with the popular 410 Sprints and the Race of Champions Modifieds in a spectacular double-header. Greg Hodnett earned a $5,000 payday for winning the 35 lap 410 Sprint feature event, his fourth win in a row at Grandview Speedway.

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  • Baseball

    Boyertown Grizzlies qualify for state Jr. Legion baseball tournament

    With a 5-0 victory over Hamburg at Radnor High School on July 30, the Boyertown Grizzlies Jr. Legion baseball team won the Wayne Regional Tournament and qualified for the double-elimination state tournament.

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  • Baseball

    Daniel Boone Jr. Legion Orioles take second in state regional tournament

    The Daniel Boone Jr. Legion Orioles made it all the way to the championship game of the state regional tournament in Pottstown. With a 7-2 loss to Nether Providence (a team the Orioles lost to earlier in the tournament), Boone was eliminated from the tournament, winning three games and losing two.

    Ric Webb
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  • Sports

    Twin Valley swimmers break records

    The Twin Valley girls U14 swim relay broke the Brandywine Swim League Medley relay record on July 19 and they broke the Freestyle relay record on July 26, both records were from 1994. The girls also broke the Twin Valley swim team relay record in both the Freestyle relay(1998) by 8 seconds and the Medley relay (2007) by 17 seconds. The relay team from left to right Taylor Ament, Rachel Gebhard, Isabella Kurtz and Reagan Wittorff. Great season girls!

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  • Baseball

    Boyertown Bear Paws eliminated from state regional tournament

    The Boyertown Bear-Paws completed a successful season last week when they were eliminated from the state regional tournament. The Bear-Paws were 3-2 in the tournament and finished the season with an overall record of 30-6.

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  • Swimming

    Area swimmers compete in Junior Olympics

    Recently, 10 swimmers from the Boyertown swim team qualified and competed in the Junior Olympics at the Glouster County Institute of Technology.

    By Phil Haddad For 21st Century Media |

  • Sports

    PA Strikers 10U wins 2014 PONY National Championship

    Congratulation to the 10U PA Striker Fastpitch Softball team who, just a few weeks after winning the 2014 10U PA PONY State Championship in Philadelphia, went undefeated (8-0) in Sterling, VA the week of July 18-23 to win the 2014 PONY 10U National tournament!

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