UPPER MERION >> Boyertown scored three goals during a 10-minute stretch early in the second half to rally from a one-goal deficit and beat Upper Merion, 3-1, Tuesday night at Upper Merion Area High School.
WHITEMARSH >> Monday afternoon’s Suburban One League Liberty Division game between Abington and Plymouth Whitemarsh ended the same way that it started – with a Liam Hartman goal.
EAST ROCKHILL >> Pennridge knows its biggest games of the season are coming up next week against North Penn, the following week against Central Bucks West and two weeks later against Central Bucks East.
ABINGTON >> Wissahickon juniors Ella Hummel and Kendall Crowley have been playing together for four years and their chemistry was on full display Tuesday afternoon.
CONSHOHOCKEN -- While most football fans are looking ahead to this fall’s NFL and scholastic seasons, graduates of the former Conshohocken High School are looking back and celebrating the 70th anniversary of their 1951 team’s best season ever – one that remained undefeated and untied through contests with nine rival high schools.
Mackenzie Pluck (North Wales/Germantown Academy) had a goal and an assist as the Duke women's soccer team scored four times in the first half in beating East Carolina 5-0 last Thursday.
WHITEMARSH >> Plymouth Whitemarsh played a near-perfect game when it handled Methacton, 42-14, last week. One area where head coach Dan Chang thought the Colonials could improve was their pass defense after allowing the Warriors to throw for 289 yards.
ABINGTON >> After a scoreless first half, Abington wasted no time getting on the board after intermission against Upper Dublin Thursday afternoon.
LANSDALE >> Lansdale Catholic scored the first three goals of the second half to break a halftime tie and pull away from Souderton in a 6-3 win Tuesday afternoon at Lansdale Catholic High School.
The 2020 field hockey season was a good one in the Reporter/Times Herald/Montgomery media area with a number of teams reaching district and state championship games. Unfortunately, the local teams were on the wrong side of tightly-contested title matches.
HARLEYSVILLE >> When North Penn’s Justin Pileggi sunk a 12-foot putt on the ninth green Tuesday afternoon at Lederach Golf Course, he pumped his fist. He set a goal for himself to shoot under-40 every match this season and his final stroke secured a three-over 39.
WEST NORRITON >> The first defender never got Kaden Cruz down Friday night and most of the time the second defender didn’t bring him to the ground either.
WHITEMARSH >>The Plymouth Whitemarsh quarterback has a different job description than the signal callers at other schools in the area. The Colonials run the veer offense, which asks the quarterback to decide whether to hand the ball off, keep it or pitch it on most plays.
UPPER GWYNEDD — The bulldog and the go-to man both delivered, and the rest of the Lumberjacks did their part to chop down one remaining obstacle.
UPPER GWYNEDD — Game Three of the Perky League Finals quickly developed into a home run derby Wednesday night, and in the end, defending champion Valley Forge had slugged its way to another day.
UPPER GWYNEDD — Matt Cavagnaro doesn’t get to bat right-handed too often. Skippack’s switch hitter estimates he only hits from that side of the plate around 25% of the time due to a lack of left-handed pitchers in the Perkiomen Valley Twilight League, but he still works on it as much as he can.
UPPER GWYNEDD — Skippack’s bats responded when needed while right-hander Tyler Eckman backed up the offense with a strong complete-game effort as the Lumberjacks won the opener of the Perky League finals Monday night.
ABINGTON — Ever since the 2020 Pendel Baseball League season ended, LOMA has wanted a rematch with Horsham. After Monday evening, their wish has become a reality.
LOWER MILFORD — Even after Central Perk charged back to pull even in sixth inning, Tyler Olszewski and Plymouth Whitemarsh still trusted their offense would come through.
Isabella Brown has played for the Philadelphia Soccer Club for four years. Her teammates have been the same for the past two or three years and last week the Coppa Rage achieved their greatest accomplishment – finishing second in the U16 United States National Championship Series in Bradenton, Florida.
SKIPPACK — Jason Kelmer’s blast in the fifth inning helped reestablish Skippack’s comfortable advantage over Collegeville as the Lumberjacks regained control of the Perky League semifinal series Wednesday night.
UPPER MERION — Dominic Proietto’s overpowering fastball and just enough offense enabled Valley Forge to even up its Perky League semifinal series with Plymouth.
UPPER PROVIDENCE — Whitemarsh reached the championship game of the Pennsylvania American Legion Region 2 Tournament but once there the Patriots’ offense just ran out of steam.
UPPER GWYNEDD — Pat Carney had all three of his pitches doing wonders on Tuesday night, and his Collegeville teammates finally broke through against Nor-Gwyn right-hander Chris Rollins in the top of the seventh inning.
Nor-Gwyn led 3-2 after scoring twice in the top of the fifth inning but Wyomissing rallied to knocked the Hawks out of the Pennsylvania American Legion Region 2 Tournament, the Warriors claiming a 4-3 walk-off victory Sunday afternoon at West Lawn’s Owls Field at Ted Palka Park.
Whitemarsh erased a 3-1 deficit by scoring six two-out runs in the top of the fifth inning then held off Downingtown’s late rally to earn a 7-6 victory in their Pennsylvania American Legion Region 3 Tournament elimination game Sunday afternoon at Ram Stadium.
Joe Redmond and Jason Kelly each had four RBIs, Mike Miller hit a two-run home run in the third inning and Whitemarsh remained in the Pennsylvania American Legion Region 3 Tournament by routing Concord 17-3 Saturday at Ram Stadium.
SPRING — A pitcher only at North Penn this past spring, Jadon Dormer got to try a bit of hitting this summer for Hatfield-Towamencin Legion.
UPPER PROVIDENCE — Whitemarsh looked to be on its way to an opening-game win Friday at the Region 3 Tournament, but a three-run outburst by Falls in the bottom of the seventh inning turned things upside down.
SPRING >> After losing both games of the Bux-Mont championship against rival Nor-Gwyn in heartbreaking fashion, Hatfield-Towamencin suffered the same fate in the first round of the 2021 Pennsylvania American Legion Region 2 Tournament.
SPRING — Nor-Gwyn lost to the Wanderers, 4-0, in the first round of the 2021 Pennsylvania American Legion Region 2 Tournament Friday morning at Owls Field at Ted Palka Park.
UPPER SOUTHAMPTON — With each outing, Mike Iller feels better and better on the mound, and the defending champs keep picking up steam.
PENNSBURG — Nor-Gwyn’s chances of forcing Game 2 in the Bux-Mont American Legion championship looked slim when it lost a two-run seventh inning lead and one of the team’s leaders was ejected Monday night at Upper Perkiomen High School.
UPPER GWYNEDD — It was a longer day at Hostelley Field than Nor-Gwyn wanted to have Saturday afternoon. But the Hawks made sure all that time did not result a quick exit from the Bux-Mont American Legion playoffs.
HATFIELD TWP. — The Bux-Mont American Legion first-round playoff game between Hatfield-Towamencin and Plumstead didn’t exactly go as planned. Pregame rain delayed the start by 30 minutes and a downpour between the second and third innings caused another lengthy stoppage.
UPPER DUBLIN — Fort Washington’s attempt at a squeeze bunt in the bottom of the sixth inning didn’t work. It was, however, successful.
NORRISTOWN — Josh Culbreath — Olympic medalist, track coach and pride of Norristown — passed away July 1 in Cincinnati. He was 88 and in hospice care due to declining health.