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 Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:20:25 -0500 60 <![CDATA[Mind Your Body: A Perfect Time for Turning Inward]]> Winter has arrived and the nights have grown longer. Along with increased darkness, there is more quietude. As we look around us, we see bare branches. Many plants have gone dormant, there are fewer birds about, and numerous animals hibernate or go into "light hibernation." During winter we may sense stillness in nature: just think of a time when you have seen a fresh snowfall and felt a hush in the world.

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<![CDATA[Hamburg Athletic Hall of Fame inductees to be honored during Dec. 13 ceremony]]> Hamburg Area High School is hosting its annual Athletic Hall of Fame Induction ceremony during halftime of the boys varsity basketball game vs Northwestern Leigh following the junior varsity game which starts at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13. This year's inductees are Dave Best, Brad Kummerer and Byrd Stoudt.

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<![CDATA[Midfielders Phillip Bell, Honey Brook, and Greg Zimmerman, Elverson, were strong contributors to PAISAA State Championship winning Hill School Boys Varsity Soccer Team]]> Midfielders Phillip Bell of Honey Brook and Greg Zimmerman of Elverson were both strong freshman contributors to the success of this years' PAISAA State Championship winning Hill School Boys Varsity Soccer Team.

After a solid regular season the boys entered the first round of the State Playoffs and defeated a valiant Episcopal Academy squad 2-1.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:12:32 -0500 2014-11-25T13:12:32-05:00 2014-11-25T13:12:34-05:00
<![CDATA[Elverson Fitness Club hosts Burn the Bird on Black Friday]]> Elverson Fitness Club hosts "Burn the Bird" on Black Friday.

On Friday, Nov. 28, Elverson Fitness Club will be hosting a "Burn the Bird" event. The guest pass fee is waived for the day and everyone is invited to attend! The Club will be offering a great menu of classes to help offset the large menu from the day before.

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:39:55 -0500 2014-11-22T10:39:55-05:00 2014-11-22T10:39:57-05:00
<![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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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<![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.

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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.

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