Pottsville Pounds Sloppy Saucon

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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

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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.

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!