Action Underway in Hellertown at DGPT Match Play Championship

Est. Read Time: 3 mins

Tournament play at the 2021 Disc Golf Pro Tour Match Play Championship kicked off Friday morning at Steel Club in Hellertown. 16 of the top-ranked men’s disc golfers began playing their way through the course shortly after 10 a.m. under cloudy skies and a damp, low-70s forecast.

Pottsville Pounds Sloppy Saucon

Est. Read Time: 5 mins

Friday night the Saucon Valley Panthers packed their bags and traveled to Pottsville to take on the Crimson Tide.  This game stems from an agreement between the Colonial League and Schuylkill League to create a level playing field by scheduling matchups between the bigger and smaller schools in each league.  The Panthers will now play the bigger programs from the Schuylkill League like Pottsville, Blue Mountain and Lehighton while giving up the smaller Colonial League schools like Catasauqua, Northern Lehigh and Pen Argyl.  The agreement which was finally brokered in January, 2019 was meant to go into effect last season, but due to COVID-19 the inaugural plan had to quarantine until this season.

Panthers Clip Falcons For First Win

Est. Read Time: 5 mins

The Salisbury Falcons and Saucon Valley Panthers collided Friday night at Hellertown in a Week-Two showdown.  The Falcons were clipped last week by Catasauqua while Saucon was slammed by Notre Dame in the season opener. It was to be a bounce-back brawl for both teams who were each searching for their first win.

Crusaders Trip Up Panthers In Season Opener

Est. Read Time: 6 mins

Finally, the 2021 PIAA high school football season has arrived.  Sure, COVID is still harassing our society, but a new normal seems to be under way.  Even though a few games were cancelled this opening weekend, the Saucon Valley Panthers were fortunate enough to buckle-up and play on Friday.  In a much anticipated opening night in Hellertown, the Saucon Valley Panthers squared off against the Notre Dame Crusaders.

Working out doesn't have to feel like work

Take Work Out of Your Workout: Bar Talk With Eric Bartosz

Est. Read Time: 4 mins

Give some thought to activities you enjoyed in the past but have, over time, stopped doing. If you find yourself wanting to live a more active lifestyle but less than enthused about traditional workout options, try making a list of your favorite physical activities from when you were a kid on summer vacation.

Simone Biles

Simone Biles’ Decision Was Hers Alone to Make (OP-ED)

Est. Read Time: 4 mins

Even with Biles’ removal of herself from competition, the team was still able to claim a medal, and a new American gymnast was able to win gold in the individual competition, which likely wouldn’t have been possible if Biles had decided to compete.