NORRISTOWN, Pa. (September 3, 2019) – Five coaches, with stellar records in five different sports, make up the latest class of inductees into the Montgomery County Coaches Hall of Fame. They will be the centerpiece of the 18th annual induction banquet on Tuesday, November 26 at Presidential Caterers in East Norriton.
NORRISTOWN — When the term “legendary” is applied to someone in the world of sports, it often implies years of service, a record of excellence and many headlines. Many times, that legendary status fades as the years pass.
The Nor-Gwyn Hawks 2 defeated Centennial 7-5 to win the Bux-Mont Connie Mack B championship July 24. Nathan Kassa picked up the win, throwing a five-hitter through 6 2/3 innings with Dominic Ciccone coming in to get the final out on a called third strike. Ryan Sullivan and Jon Carson each had two hits for the Hawks.
UPPER GWYNEDD — After fighting arm issues for most of the year, left-hander Randy Frankenfield went the entire way for Collegeville in its Game One victory Friday night.
WEST NORRITON — Kyle Feaster saw a pitch he liked, ripped a well-placed chopper through the left side of the infield, and just like that, Collegeville was headed to the Perky League Finals.
WEST NORRITON — Lenny Del Grippo launched a ball upwards out to center field and Collegeville sent its Perky League semifinal series with Nor-Gwyn onwards to a fourth game Friday night.
LOWER MILFORD — There’s a certain mystique to playing a baseball game at Limeport Stadium, one that gets magnified when the skies go dark and the lights come one.
UPPER MORELAND — From last summer to this summer, Lauren Fortescue’s growth in confidence was noticeable.
LOWER MILFORD — It was already a great day for Connor English. But in the bottom of the eighth inning, he found a way to make it even better.
BOYERTOWN — Souderton’s season came to an end Wednesday evening with a 3-0 loss to South Parkland in the Region 3 championship game at Boyertown’s Bear Stadium.
BOYERTOWN — Norchester’s best opportunity to get back into Tuesday night’s Region 2 Tournament clash with Souderton was snuffed out by a hard-throwing Jacob Horton.
BOYERTOWN — Smooth all the way through, Luke Taylor used a tremendous curveball and a sneaky fastball to twirl Souderton to a 7-0 shutout over South Parkland in Region 2 Tournament action Tuesday night.
ROYERSFORD — JP Mascaro’s season ended with a 13-0 loss against Bristol in five innings in the Region 3 championship game at Ram Stadium at Spring-Ford High School Tuesday afternoon.
ROYERSFORD — JP Mascaro extended its season Monday night with a 13-3 Region 3 win over Bristol in six innings at Ram Stadium at Spring-Ford High School.
ROYERSFORD — Roslyn’s season came to an end with a 5-4 loss to Nether Providence in the Region 3 semifinals Monday evening at Ram Stadium at Spring-Ford High School.
UPPER MORELAND — Shooters shoot but the really good shooters are the ones who thrive by doing it when no one is looking.
ROYERSFORD — Rob Maloney knew the season was in his hands Sunday afternoon and he wanted it that way.
BOYERTOWN — Jordan Morales was deep into Sunday’s game on a scorching 95-degree afternoon in Boyertown. Among the 18 outs recorded, 14 were strikeouts, matching a season-high for the Souderton left-hander.
BOYERTOWN — Luke Shank didn’t mind the early start time for the Souderton American Legion baseball team’s Region 2 Tournament opener Friday morning.
PERKIOMEN — JP Mascaro kept its season alive with a 2-1 win over Perk Valley in the Greater Norristown American Legion Baseball League Championship Game 1 Sunday afternoon at Perkiomen Valley High School.
With only one game remaining on the Greater Norristown American Legion Baseball League regular season schedule, the postseason picture is all but set.
HATFIELD TWP. — With members of the Hatfield Swim Team lining the edge of the pool, Madeleine Voss, Katelyn Harkrader and Claudia Thamm took turns putting their own spin on the Sharks’ Banzai Cheer — hyping up the squad before punctuating their energetic chants with a jump into the water.
PERKASIE — On a hot and humid Thursday night at Kulp Park, the Souderton American Legion baseball team’s defense maintained a 6-0 shutout victory over hometown Pennridge.
HORSHAM >> Despite having a young team, the Hatboro-Horsham Hatters continue to have success on the diamond after beating Wissahickon 8-4 RedThursday.
FRANCONIA >> Souderton girls lacrosse’s Riley McGowan had scored 199 goals coming into Wednesday afternoon’s contest with Plymouth Whitemarsh. But scoring her next one gave the Temple commit a little bit of stress.