Ric Webb

Sports Editor

Phone: 610-970-3218 Ext. x626

Ric Webb is the sports editor for Berks-Mont Newspapers.

Recent articles

  • Sports

    All-Berks spring sports awards

    The Berks County League announced its spring sports All-Berks teams. Below are local athletes named to one of the teams.

  • Baseball

    Rebuilding year for Exeter Jr. City/County

    No coach likes the word “rebuilding,” but you might have to use it to describe the 2014 season for the Exeter Jr. City/County baseball team. The Cardinals return just two players from last year’s team, and have just one 16 year-old on the team. It will definitely be a learning season.

  • Baseball

    Oley/Topton American Legion trying to repeat as Schuylkill/Berks champions

    The Oley/Topton Sr. Legion Patriots have known little else but success since they have moved over to the Schuylkill/Berks, including winning the league championship last season.

  • Automobile racing

    Doug Manmiller a winner again at Grandview Speedway

    Last season at Grandview Speedway Doug Manmiller was only able to muster up one feature victory to his credit in the NASCAR Modified division. On Saturday night he won his second feature race of the season and showed that he is planning to be a factor in the chase for the point title. Defending champion Jared Umbenhauer drove to his second win of the season in the Sportsman division while past champion Chuck Schutz got his first win of the season in the Late Model feature race.

  • Sports

    All-Berks winter sports teams announced

    The Berks County League recently announced its All-Berks selection for the winter high school sports season. Below are the local players honored.

  • Sports

    Local athletes honored as All-Berks selections

    The Berks County League recently announced its All-Berks selection for the winter high school sports season. Below are the local players honored.

  • Softball

    Daniel Boone grad Mandi Baer powers Bloomsburg University softball

    It’s been another great start for Mandi Baer in 2014. Sporting a .440 batting average (11-for-25) with eight runs scored and five driven in, the Daniel Boone graduate is doing everything she can to help the Bloomsburg University softball team win games.

  • Football

    Griffin Pasik heading to East Stroudsburg

    With over 2,800 passing yards and 27 touchdown passes, Griffin Pasik was one of the most successful quarterbacks in the history of the Boyertown Area High School football program.

  • Wrestling

    Four local wrestlers advance to state tournament

    For four local high school wrestlers, dreams of a state gold medal are still alive. Schuylkill Valley’s Josh Giorgio and Ryan Ramich, as well as Hamburg’s Cody Miller and Sean Stanish competed in this past weekend’s Class AA Southeast Regional Tournament at Wilson High School, and qualified for this coming weekend’s state championship tournament in Hershey.

  • Football

    Boyertown’s Tyler Zilen heads to Millersville University

    Few players have had the impact that Tyler Zilen has had on the Boyertown Area High School football team. His awards, too numerous to for all to be mentioned, included being named to the 2013 All PAC-10 first team offense as a tight end, and the second team defense as a defensive end.