Anthracite League

Easton, Oley, Hamburg baseball; Parkland, Kutztown softball to play close to home

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

Red Knights claim 1st place with comeback win at Wilson

Reading rallies past Wilson to claim first place

Pablo Rodriguez's goal early in the 2nd half broke a 2-2 tie, as Reading rallied to defeat Wilson, 3-2, in a battle for first place in Berks I on Thursday at Gurski Stadium.

Parkland boys shine in rainy weather victory Thursday

Parkland rolls past East Stroudsburg South 5-0

The Parkland boy's soccer team rolled past East Stroudsburg South Thursday, 5-0, through a rain storm.

Wentz, Cox earn NFL honors

Wentz Cox earns NFL honors

Carson Wentz has played just three regular season games in the NFL. He's racking up the hardware as fast as he's stacking up wins.

Whitehall, Beca preparing for EPC tests

Whitehall Beca preparing for big games

The first five weeks of Whitehall's season have seen more waves than any afternoon at the beach. After starting 1-2, the Zephyrs have ripped off two straight wins over Liberty and Easton.

Johnson Jr. chasing World Championship at NHRA Nationals

Johnson chasing championship at NHRA Nationals

One of Maple Grove's marquee weekends has arrived. The NHRA Nationals have come to Berks County. One driver to keep your eye on is Tommy Johnson Jr., who's chasing his first World Championship.

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