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Schera representing his Berks roots amid rapid rise in horse racing world

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Von Dohren celebrates 7th Forrest Rogers Memorial win at Grandview

BECHTELSVILLE >> Current T.P. Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified point leader Craig VonDohren, the defending Pioneer Pole Building/Forrest Rogers Memorial race winner, gave himself a hefty birthday present when he scored the win in the 50-Lap NASCAR W...

By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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    Saxton: DIRTcar stars set for Jam session at Grandview on July 14

    The cars and stars of the DIRTcar Modified Series will return to the one-third mile Grandview Speedway on Thursday night for the 19th running of the Traffic Jam. This event is part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series and presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings (PPB). Defending Traffic Jam race winner Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, N.Y., stood in victory lane and said, “Now I know why they call this race the Traffic Jam.”

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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    Legion Roundup: Kutztown rallies for place in Schuylkill-Berks tournament

    Kutztown The Kutztown American Legion baseball team battled back with two wins Sunday to take their best-of-3 tournament qualifier series with Tamaqua to earn the No. 6 seed in the Schuylkill-Berks League tournament, set for Wednesday.

    Staff reports |

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    Hamburg rallies late over Schuylkill Valley to win tournament qualifier

    HAMBURG >> This Hamburg crew just does not want to quit playing ball.

    By Jeff Dewees For Digital First Media |

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    Saxton: Modifieds making big return to Susquehanna Speedway on July 31

    For the first time since 2009, the rumble of Modifieds returns to Susquehanna Speedway Park on Sunday, July 31.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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    Legion Roundup: Exeter locks up first place in West Division

    The American Legion Berks County League regular season concluded over the weekend with Exeter locking up the top spot in the West Division at 9-5, a game ahead of 8-6 West Lawn. Shillington finished 7-7.

    Staff reports |

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    Berks League best join forces for All-Star Game win over Bux-Mont

    KUTZTOWN >> Earl Kochel and the Shillington American Legion baseball team spent Sunday afternoon trying to put a hurting on Cory Melchior and Boyertown in their Berks County League regular season finales.

    By Austin Hertzog ahertzog@21st-centurymedia.com @AustinHertzog on Twitter |

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    Legion: Weller makes Shillington pay, lifts Bears

    BOYERTOWN >> He has the perfect answer for opponents who intentionally walk the batter ahead of him in order to pitch to him.

    By Jeff Stover jstover@21st-centurymedia.com @MercuryXStover on Twitter |

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    Senior Babe Ruth: Pine Forge wins sibling rivalry game over Boyertown Black

    pine forge >> With one out and two men on base in the top of the sixth inning, Pine Forge catcher Tom Randall walked out to the mound and gave some soothing advice to his pitcher Jonathan Wack.

    By Thomas Nash tnash@21st-centurymedia.com @Thomas_Nash10 on Twitter |

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    SAXTON: Phoenixville’s Aquilante wins Trans-Am race

    Phoenixville’s Andrew Aquilante came off an earlier SCCA Majors victory at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and repeated the feat in the Trans-Am Series recently at Millville, New Jersey Motorsports Park, driving flag-to-flag for the win.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

  • Sports

    Saxton: Broadcaster bias an increasing issue in NASCAR

    I don’t always agree with Brad Keselowski. Sometimes I think he comes across as somewhat arrogant. However I do agree with him when he talks about the NASCAR Fox Sports broadcast team and some of them being biased.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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