Panther Baseball Squeezed By Pirates In Clunker

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Friday evening the sixth seeded Palisades Pirate high school baseball team traveled to Saucon Valley to take part in the quarterfinals of the single elimination Colonial League baseball tournament against the third-seed Panthers.  It would be the third time this season that the two teams went head-to-head.   In regular season play, the Panthers got the best of the Pirates with a pair of 5-2 wins.  This time, however, things would be different.

Spartans Overcome Panthers In Boys Lacrosse

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You never know what you’re gonna get when the Saucon Valley Panthers and neighboring Southern Lehigh square off against each other in competition.  On Wednesday, the Spartans and Panthers battled lacrosse style. The Panthers came out swinging, but it ended up as a tale of two halves.

Saucon Coed Soccer Crushes Catty

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For the past few years Saucon Valley Athletics has provided an opportunity for middle school students in seventh and eighth grade to participate in organized soccer.  The team is co-ed with boys and girls typically competing together against most of the other Colonial League schools.  This year however, with COVID concerns, only Saucon, Bangor, Catasauqua, Salisbury and Northern Lehigh are fielding middle school teams. After missing last year because of the pandemic, the Panthers have a talented bunch of participants and are off to a pretty good start.

Panthers, Falcons Trade Punches In Softball Showdown

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The Saucon Valley High School softball program hosted the Salisbury Falcons in a softball showdown Monday.  The Panthers and Falcons laced up their cleats to hit the field on Saucon’s campus and treated the fans to a very entertaining competition.  It was a rollercoaster ride between the Panthers and Falcons.

Panther-Spartan Baseball Cliffhanger

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Saucon Valley and Southern Lehigh squared off on the baseball diamond in another spirited competition between the cross-creek rivals.  The 2-2 Panthers played host to the 5-1 Spartans on a chilled and cloudy Wednesday afternoon.  It wasn’t a great day for baseball, but it was a great baseball game.

Record-Setting Day for Saucon Valley Track and Field

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The PIAA 2021 spring sports season is off and racing after missing the 2020 due to COVID.  The Panther women had a great day last Tuesday as they swept both the Bangor Slaters and the Catasauqua Rough Riders.  On the men’s side, Saucon Valley split with a win over the Roughies, but falling to the Slaters.  Tuesday was also a record-setting day as senior Matt Chaikowsky set a new Panther school record by running the 1600m run in 4:23!

Panthers, Spartans Battle In Midseason Clash

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The Saucon Valley high school girls lacrosse team started red-hot on Saturday morning jumping out to a 3-0 lead over the Southern Lehigh Spartans.  Sophomore Sophie Engelhardt got the Panthers on the scoreboard first with an unassisted goal only a minute into the contest.

SV Wrestling Club Celebrates Another Season Of Success

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It was a slightly watered-down setting at the Steel Club on Sunday as the Saucon Valley Wrestling Club celebrated another season of success.  Missing from the annual event were the members of the youth program who, due to COVID concerns, had their Valley Elementary Wrestling League (VEWL)  season cancelled.  Nonetheless, those present relived and rejoiced with another memorable year of wrestling success.