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Becca Dougherty Embracing New Chapter in Life and Athletics

Becca Dougherty Embracing New Chapter in Life and Athletics

Since she was a young girl, New Bethlehem native Becca Dougherty has always had a high amount of enthusiasm for sports. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 29, 2020 · Local News, News, Sports, Uncategorized
20 D9 Athletes Named to the PA Football News Coaches’ All-State Team

20 D9 Athletes Named to the PA Football News Coaches’ All-State Team

On December 26-27, 20 D9 football athletes were named to the PA Football News Coaches' All-State Team. To make the team, athletes are nominated and then voted on by coaches from around the state. The selections are divided up into "first team" and "second team" for each classification. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 28, 2020 · Local News, Sports
Boaters, Anglers, and Hunters Should Be Aware of Dangerous Water Conditions Caused by Heavy Rains and Snow Melt

Boaters, Anglers, and Hunters Should Be Aware of Dangerous Water Conditions Caused by Heavy Rains and Snow Melt

HARRISBURG, Pa. - With a combination of heavy rain, warmer temperatures, and accelerated snowmelt forecasted throughout central and eastern portions of Pennsylvania over the next several days, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) encourages boaters, anglers, and hunters using boats to use added caution on and around the water. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 24, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News, Sports
Brookville’s Krug Named to Pa. Football Writers’ All-State Team

Brookville’s Krug Named to Pa. Football Writers’ All-State Team

On December 22, four District 9 football players were named to the Pa. Football Writers' All-State team. Redbank Valley defensive end Joe Mansfield received a Class A all-state nod, while Brookville quarterback Jack Krug and Karns City linebacker Nathan Waltman made the Class AA squad. St. Marys offensive lineman Garrett Bauer received Class AAA all-state honors. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 23, 2020 · Local News, Sports
VIDEO: Top Ten Plays of the 2020 High School Football Season

VIDEO: Top Ten Plays of the 2020 High School Football Season

The slightly shortened 2020 high school football season had no shortage of big plays. Leaping catches, defensive stands, and key turnovers were as present as always in the fight for the D9 Titles. To highlight some of the most exceptional plays of the season, D9sports.com and Explore Your Town have compiled their top ten plays of the season. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 18, 2020 · Local News, Sports
Blane Gold Shines On and Off Field at Redbank Valley

Blane Gold Shines On and Off Field at Redbank Valley

NEW BETHLEHEM, Pa. (EYT) - Blane Gold is a man who is always thinking of others before himself. This is true in all cases with those who are educators and coaches, but seriously, he is quick to credit nearly everyone else before himself. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 15, 2020 · Local News, News, Sports
D9 Football All-Conference Teams Released

D9 Football All-Conference Teams Released

On Thursday night, District 9 selected football all-conference teams for each of the four divisions. Full teams were selected for each division, while some players received higher honors for their elite level work. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 12, 2020 · Local News, Sports
Sierra Hillman Excited for Track and Field Career at Robert Morris

Sierra Hillman Excited for Track and Field Career at Robert Morris

In her time representing the Kane Lady Wolves, Sierra Hillman proved to be consistent, resilient, and versatile. The now Robert Morris Colonial was a three sport athlete from 2016 to 2020. Hillman was a key contributor in basketball, volleyball, and track and field. However, it was not always these three sports that she loved most. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 8, 2020 · Local News, News, Sports
Several Local Players Named to All-State Volleyball Team

Several Local Players Named to All-State Volleyball Team

Twelve District 9 volleyball athletes were named to the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association (PVCA) all-state teams for the 2020 season. (Photo by Kirkland Photography.) FULL ARTICLE
by · December 7, 2020 · Local News, Sports
Sports Aren’t Fair in the Era of COVID-19, and That’s Okay

Sports Aren’t Fair in the Era of COVID-19, and That’s Okay

Sports leagues are obsessed with the idea of fairness, and for good reason. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 5, 2020 · Local News, News, Sports