RSS Feed from The Berks-Mont News: The latest news from The Berks-Mont News: website: all stories The Berks-Mont News Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:43:55 -0500 60 <![CDATA[Samantha Schlegel signs to play field hockey at Hofstra University]]> Twin Valley School District officials are pleased to announce that Twin Valley High School Senior Samantha Schlegel signed a letter of intent to play field hockey at Hofstra University next fall.

Her accomplishments include School Field Hockey #11, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and Club Team X-Calibur Field Hockey #60 (U-19 X-Calibur Jaguars) 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:25:46 -0500 2014-11-19T12:25:46-05:00 2014-11-19T12:25:48-05:00
<![CDATA[Twin Valley U-11 soccer club team places second in DELCO League Division 4]]> The Twin Valley Under-11 Soccer Club's Vipers team finished in second place in the DELCO League Division 4 with a record of eight victories, two losses and one tie for 25 points. The squad was coached by Mark Moyer and Scott Gardner.

Twin Valley finished behind only first-place FC Brandywine's Elite 11's, who compiled an 8-1-2 record for 26 points.

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:43:20 -0500 2014-11-19T10:43:20-05:00 2014-11-19T10:43:22-05:00
<![CDATA[Big Shot: David Hume, Honey Brook, completes 50-mile Ulta Marathon]]> David Hume of Honey Brook completed an Ultra Marathon on Saturday, Nov. 1 in Nashville, TN.

David completed the 50 mile run in 9 hours. Congratulations on a job well done.

Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:40:56 -0500 2014-11-15T10:40:56-05:00 2014-11-15T10:40:58-05:00
<![CDATA[Honey Brook Thanksgiving Bocce Tournament included Thanksgiving feast]]> On a cool Nov. 8, 2014, 30 modern day Pilgrims assembled to compete in Honey Brook's annual Thanksgiving Turkey Bocce Ball Tournament.

The all day event included an exciting tournament with a mid-day break for a complete Thanksgiving feast. Each player brings something for the meal. While the first Pilgrims perhaps did not play bocce ball, like them, we give thanks for all of our blessings, including the fellowship we have and the fun, laughter and keen bocce competition.

Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:17:13 -0500 2014-11-15T10:17:13-05:00 2014-11-15T10:18:21-05:00
<![CDATA[Morton resigns as Boyertown School District athletic director]]> In an unexpected move made public at Tuesday's school board meeting, on Nov. 11, Madison Morton resigned as director of athletics at the Boyertown Area School District.

Morton was in his sixth year as athletic director at Boyertown after taking the post in December 2009. He was previously the athletic director at St.

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 13:54:41 -0500 2014-11-14T13:54:41-05:00 2014-11-14T13:54:45-05:00
<![CDATA[Pottstown Roller Derby Rockstars action from Nov. 8 'FUNraiser']]> On Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 the Pottstown Roller Derby Rockstars (PRDR) hosted their last bout of the season. This final Intra-League 'FUNraiser' gave the fans control over the game.

In an effort to raise money for PRDR's 2015 season, fans were able to buy points, pay to have refs and coaches play.

Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:25:53 -0500 2014-11-11T11:25:53-05:00 2014-11-11T11:28:08-05:00 ERROR: Object template PhotoGalleryThumbnailsForRSS is missing!
<![CDATA[Conestoga Christian Volleyball team in District Championship]]> Conestoga Christian played in its 3rd CCAC championship in 5 years, yet is still looking for its first CCAC title.

Friday night, Oct. 24, the Cougars (12-6) lost to undefeated Mt. Calvary 0-3 in the CCAC championship held at Lancaster Mennonite High School.

Coming into the game the Cougars found themselves riding a 7 game winning streak.

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:24:53 -0400 2014-10-28T16:24:53-04:00 2014-10-28T16:24:57-04:00
<![CDATA[Twin Valley High School Spirit Week: seniors serve as role models of school spirit]]> Twin Valley High School, like many other schools across Berks County, has Spirit Week the week before the Homecoming Dance, which usually occurs that Saturday. The week includes a different theme for each day to lead up to the dance. At the end of the week, on Friday, there is a pep rally and then there is a football game later at night.

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:02:45 -0400 2014-10-27T12:02:45-04:00 2014-10-27T12:03:26-04:00
<![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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:42:27 -0400 2014-09-24T17:42:27-04:00 2014-09-24T17:43:21-04:00