Panther Pregame Football Focus: Saucon v. Southern Lehigh

Here we go Saucon Valley, it is the time that all of you football fanatics have been waiting for.  Your Friday night, high school football-fix is near!  After a great run and doing Saucon proud, Coach Phil Sams is gone (to Southern Lehigh!).  Coach Trembler, however, has taken over and his players are roaring to go. The Saucon Valley Panthers will play host to crosstown rival Southern Lehigh in the 2019 Colonial League season opener. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.

2019 Saucon Valley Panther Football Preview

In preparation for next Friday’s 2019 Colonial League opener against the Southern Lehigh Spartans, new head coach Brad Trembler and the 2019 Saucon Valley Panther football team hosted the Fleetwood Tigers in a preseason scrimmage.  It was a very steamy Saturday morning, but a nice crowd was on hand to get their first glimpse at the 2019 Panthers.  With each team getting their first real taste of live action in the 2019 season, it seemed as if both offenses were just a little bit ahead of their respective defenses in their development.

Lady Panthers Past And Present Return For Kicks

With the start of the 2019 PIAA Sports season only two weeks away, Lady Panther soccer players, past and present, took part in the 13th annual alumni soccer game over the weekend.  About thirty graduates returned home to Saucon Valley in order to reconnect and compete on a sultry Saturday afternoon.

Saucon Seniors Shine In All-Star Soccer Classic

Five Saucon Valley seniors and a Panther soccer coach were selected to represent the Colonial League and participate in this year’s LVSSAF All-Star Classic against some of the best senior players who made their home in the East Penn Conference. Last Sunday, boys and girls teams from each league squared off in an afternoon of soccer competition on the turf at Salisbury High School.

SVHS Hosts 2019 Senior Awards Night

On Tuesday, Saucon Valley High School hosted their annual awards night.  Students and their families eagerly entered the high school auditorium to see if their efforts were to be recognized for a variety of awards and scholarships that were presented.  Principal Tamara Gary, Assistant Principal Tom Halcisak, Athletic Director Bob Frey and a few distinguished guests bestowed dozens of awards to dozens of Saucon seniors.

Panthers Face Cougars In PIAA State Playoff (Brought to You by Andrew & Sonya Hughes)

It was a PIAA state playoff game that was originally scheduled to take place on Tuesday at Northampton High School.  But with the crazy weather pattern this past week the game was postponed three times.  Finally on Friday, the Panthers and Springfield Cougars were able to avoid the thunderstorms and face off at Emmaus High School to see who would advance to the quarterfinal round of the PIAA State Championships.

Diggs Runs for Two Gold Medals In 2019 State Championships

Last year at the 2018 PIAA State Track & Field Championships Saucon Valley’s Talitha Diggs had to settle for silver medals in the 200m and 400m runs.  Diggs was second-best to Avonworth’s Hunter Robinson in both events.  In the 200m Diggs ran a 24.24 to Robinson’s 23.98.  In the 400m Diggs sprinted for a 54.95 with Robinson running a 54.10.  This year would be different.