Patient Panthers Persevere Over Lady Spartans In Battle Of Unbeaten (Brought to You by Andrew & Sonya Hughes)

On Tuesday, it wasn’t just a rivalry matchup between the Saucon Valley Panthers and Southern Lehigh Spartans.  It was also a lacrosse battle of the unbeaten involving two of the top teams from the Lehigh Valley area.  The Spartans are #4 while the Panthers are listed as #1 according to the most recent rankings provided by lehighvalleylive.com. The Spartans made the quick trip into Hellertown with a 6-0 record, while the Panthers aimed to defend their home turf at 5-0.  Competition between these two girls lacrosse programs is usually tight and this game was no different.

Panther Boys/Girls Split With Crusaders and Bulldogs In Track Tri-Meet

It was a cold and windy Monday as most of the Panther runners, jumpers and throwers hosted the Notre Dame Crusaders and Northern Lehigh Bulldogs on their Senior Night in a Colonial League Track & Field competition.  Because of the gusting winds, PIAA officials cancelled the pole vault and javelin events.  Nonetheless, the other events went on as scheduled in this competitive affair that saw Notre Dame sweep the meet.

Brown Steps Down As Panthers’ Basketball Coach

Last Friday, the Saucon Valley School District Athletic Department announced that Matt Brown had stepped down as the Panthers high school varsity basketball coach.  Brown, who is a 1991 graduate of Saucon Valley, was hired back in 2001 and took over for thirteen year veteran coach, Rich Matus.  After eighteen years of calling the basketball shots, Brown made the decision that it was time for him to go.