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PIAA First Round Schedules

The scholastic baseball and softball seasons are quickly coming to a close.  The two week PIAA State tournament begins tomorrow.  Here's a look at when and where our remaining area teams will be playing.

Exeter baseball advances to county semifinals

Exeter joins Berks Catholic in BCIAA semifinals

The Berks County baseball tournament has its final four. One side of the bracket is all chalk with Twin Valley and Governor Mifflin. The other side, upsets, at least, as far as seeds are concerned.

PIAA RUNDOWN: North Penn girls, PW boys lose

PIAA RUNDOWN North Penn girls PW boys lose

It was a tough Tuesday night for our Big Ticket coverage area teams in the PIAA 4A state semifinals.

DISTRICT 11 GIRLS RUNDOWN: Top seeds advance in 3A bracket

DISTRICT 11 GIRLS RUNDOWN Top seeds advance

In a District 11-AAA girl's triple-header at Whitehall on Saturday, the top seeds advanced to the tournament semifinals.

Lehighton ends Saucon Valley's season

Lehighton ends Saucon Valley s season

Lehighton got some revenge from last fall's loss to Saucon Valley in the District 11 3A football championship Tuesday night, ending the Panthers' season in a basketball district playoff game.

Beca, Saucon Valley capture District 11 wrestling gold

Beca Saucon Valley claim District 11 wrestling gold

The Bethlehem Catholic and Saucon Valley wrestlers claimed District 11 championships on Saturday at Freedom High School.

Saucon Valley and Pen Argyl wrestling win district openers

Saucon Valley Pen Argyl advance in AA field

The Saucon Valley and Pen Argyl wrestling teams, the top two seeds in the District 11-AA tournament respectively, advanced to the semifinals on Thursday night.

4 named AAA All-State from our area

4 named AAA All-State from our area

4 AAA football players earned All-State honors Wednesday, including Saucon Valley's outstanding tailback Evan Culver.

Saucon Valley claims district title; Pennsbury advances to semis

Saucon Valley wins District 11 title Pennsbury advances

The Saucon Valley football team ran away with a 56-20 win at Lehighton Saturday night in a matchup of undefeated teams for the District 11-AAA championship. In District I, Pennsbury won at Perkiomen Valley, 41-28, to advance to the AAAA semifinals.


Local Sports Stories

Oley captures huge win; Kutztown knocks off BC

Oley Valley Kutztown pick up big wins

The Oley Valley and Kutztown boy's soccer teams captured key divisional wins on Tuesday night.

Parkland girls stay perfect; Whitehall rolls at Liberty

Parkland Whitehall tally clean sheets Tuesday

Games are taking on more and more meaning as October playoffs approach. Parkland looked to maintain its control of the EPC Tuesday. The Liberty girls paid a visit to Whitehall in an EPC crossover game.

KU women's soccer becoming consistent power in PSAC

KU women s soccer developing into consistent PSAC power

Since taking over the program, Head Coach Erik Burstein has turned Kutztown into a perennial threat in the PSAC. This year is no different. Sam Marcinek has more on this year's Golden Bear squad.

Lafayette turning the page to conference play

Lafayette opens conference play against Holy Cross

Lafayette squared off with Villanova over the weekend and fell to the Wildcats in their first meeting in nearly 100 years. The Leopards, look to bounce back Saturday in their conference opener. 

Wyomissing football returns to field following rare bye

Wyomissing back home Friday after bye week

The Wyomissing team football is back in action Saturday coming off a rare bye week. The Spartans will host Valley Forge Military Academy looking to get above .500 for the first time this year.

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