Fightin Phils fall Crawford called up

Fightin Phils fall, Crawford called up

The Reading Fightin Phils lost their series opener to Richmond 5-2 Friday night, and afterward, they learned that top prospect J.P. Crawford will be promoted to Reading.

Exeter s Menet picks Penn State

Exeter's Menet picks Penn State

One of Berks County's top football prospects has committed to Penn State.

Lehigh loses to No 1 LSU

Lehigh loses to No. 1 LSU

Lehigh took on early lead on the top-ranked team in the country Friday night, but they couldn't hold on in a 10-3 loss at LSU in the first round of the NCAA baseball tournament.

Steelhawks drop first game at PPL Center

Steelhawks suffer first loss at PPL Center

The Lehigh Valley Steelhawks lost their first ever game at the PPL Center Friday night, falling 35-28 to the Richmond Raiders.


Charlotte gets by IronPigs

The IronPigs dropped a 7-5 decision at the Charlotte Knights Friday night.

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Nesby AAU team thriving in Berks County

Nesby AAU team thriving in Berks County

Sepp Blatter, FIFA congress

Blatter says he will take responsibility



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Trio of Berks softball teams fall in District finals

Berks softball teams fall in District title games

Daniel Boone, Twin Valley and Kutztown came up short in their bids for DIstrict 3 softball championships on Thursday.

Kutztown softball eager to play for District 3 championship

Kutztown softball excited for District final

The Kutztown softball team will face top-seeded Delone Catholic for the District 3-AA softball championship on Thursday afternoon.

Charlotte snaps IronPigs 6-game win streak


The Lehigh Valley IronPigs (18-27) dropped a 7-5 decision to the Charlotte Knights (24-19) on Sunday at Coca-Cola Park. The loss snaps the IronPigs 6-game win streak.

Montoya wins Indy 500; Andretti finishes 6th

Juan Pablo Montoya won the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. Nazareth native Marco Andretti finished 6th while Sage Karam was knocked out of the race on the first turn.

Lively leads Fightins past Portland

Reading Fightin Phils

The Fightin Phils (23-19) defeat the Portland Sea Dogs 3-2 on Sunday afternoon (18-26) in another one-run game that has taken place throughout the series. Ben Lively (4-1) led the way as he earned his second win against Portland this season.

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