RSS Feed from The Berks-Mont News: http://www.berksmontnews.com The latest news from The Berks-Mont News: http://www.berksmontnews.com website: all stories http://www.berksmontnews.com The Berks-Mont News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:31:12 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Twin Valley Boys Soccer beats Hamburg in Pink Out Game]]> Twin Valley High School Boys Soccer is on a roll this season with an overall record of 14 wins, 2 losses, and 1 tie. They are currently holding first place in the division 2 league.

Oct. 1, Boys soccer had their Pink Out Game against Hamburg Area High School. They beat Hamburg with a final score of 5-1.

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Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:51:09 -0400 2014-10-09T11:51:09-04:00 2014-10-09T11:52:38-04:00
<![CDATA[The Heritage of Green Hills Golf Tournament raises more than $8,000 for benefit fund]]> The Heritage of Green Hills in Shillington held its second annual golf outing to raise money for the Heritage Benefit Fund this summer at Flying Hills Golf Club. The event raised more than $8,000 for the fund, which is used to assist residents who may need financial assistance for a variety of reasons such as emergency medical expenses not covered by insurance or expenses related to a family emergency.

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Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:49:32 -0400 2014-10-07T15:49:32-04:00 2014-10-07T15:49:39-04:00
<![CDATA[Kutztown School Board concerned about timeliness of concussion awareness, should start before season]]> Kutztown School Board members expressed concerns about the lack of timeliness in which concussion materials were distributed to student-athletes and their parents.

Director of Student Activities and Athletics Michael O'Neil presented three informational items regarding concussions to Kutztown School Board during the workshop meeting Oct.

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Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:27:13 -0400 2014-10-07T11:27:13-04:00 2014-10-07T11:27:25-04:00
<![CDATA[Kutztown crowns King & Queen; Cougars fall short against Spartans]]> Amid the backdrop of banners, decked out cars and the gala of Homecoming, the young Kutztown Cougars came up short against Berks rival Wyomissing.

The Spartans jumped out to an early lead from two touchdown passes and two punt returns in the first half while the Cougars put together a long touchdown pass topped with a two point conversion in the fourth quarter to finish the game 48-8.

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Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:59:50 -0400 2014-10-06T17:59:50-04:00 2014-10-06T18:01:03-04:00
<![CDATA[Fleetwood Homecoming spirit high as royalty crowned; Tigers fall to Muhlenberg]]> Fleetwood school spirit and excitement ran high during Homecoming said senior band member Katie Long.

The crowd cheered loudly after Fleetwood first scored over Muhlenberg 7 to 0, but by halftime, the score was tied at 15.

The Fleetwood Band started halftime with "Party Rock Band" and Michael Jackson's "Thriller" led by drum majors Katrina Fullington and Chaney Malick.

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Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:43:22 -0400 2014-10-06T15:43:22-04:00 2014-10-06T15:44:20-04:00
<![CDATA[Twin Valley shows school spirit, no matter the score]]> Whether they had an undefeated season or a season full of hard losses, Twin Valley's sports teams have always been a point of interest for students.

Students pack the student section at football games on Friday nights.

"Having a student section is a great idea. I like that they cheer no matter what the score is," said Marching band member Chris Mundell.

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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:42:27 -0400 2014-09-24T17:42:27-04:00 2014-09-24T17:43:21-04:00
<![CDATA[Fleetwood Community Library Children's yoga offers 'great benefits']]> Fleetwood >> After a year and a half long hiatus, Miss Alicia returned to Fleetwood Area Public Library on Sept. 17 to kick off "Yoga for Kids Ages 5-12."

Around 6:30 p.m., kids piled in, kicking off their shoes and setting down their towels and mats. As the class began, the kids were enthused by songs, stretches, dances and Miss Alicia's silly jokes.

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:56:46 -0400 2014-09-19T16:56:46-04:00 2014-09-19T16:57:17-04:00
<![CDATA[Twin Valley soccer beats Northeastern 5-0]]> Twin Valley High School soccer team defeated Northeastern Senior High School 5-0 on Sept. 17.

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:40:12 -0400 2014-09-19T16:40:12-04:00 2014-09-19T16:41:06-04:00
<![CDATA[Conestoga Christian stays with tradition]]>

The Conestoga Christian varsity boys soccer team has a seven-year tradition of starting the season off with a road trip.

On the first PIAA play day, the Cougars traveled to western Pennsylvania to play Johnstown Christian on Saturday, Aug. 30. On the way to JCS, the team stopped at Hershey Christian.

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:39:42 -0400 2014-09-19T16:39:42-04:00 2014-09-19T16:39:47-04:00
<![CDATA[Ashley Hoffman signs to play at University of North Carolina]]> Ashley Hoffman, Twin Valley High School senior field hockey player, signed her letter intent Sept. 2 in the HS main gym. Ashley is an early graduate. She signed her letter to the University of North Carolina to play field hockey.

Accomplishments:

Twin Valley MVP- 2011, 2012 & 2013

Team Captain- 2013 & 2014

All-County- 2011, 2012 & 2014

Berks County Player of the Year- 2012 & 2013

All-State- 2011 & 2012

2nd Team All-American- 2012

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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:26:43 -0400 2014-09-09T15:26:43-04:00 2014-09-09T15:26:45-04:00
<![CDATA[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.

The Berks County Championships meet was held at the Green Valley Country Club August 1-3.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:47:50 -0400 2014-08-27T13:47:50-04:00 2014-08-27T13:48:16-04:00