GW’s Raineri wins East Atlantic weekly honor
The George Washington senior co-captain was named East Atlantic Gymnastics League Co-Specialist of the Week (Feb. 8). It was the fourth time this season that she has won or shared the honor. She captured the floor exercise, tying her career-high with a score of 9.900, finished second in vault (9.875) and tied for sixth on uneven bars (9.800) to lead the No. 14 Colonials to victories over New Hampshire, Towson and Ball State on Feb. 5 in Washington, D.C. to go 11-0 on the season.
The sophomore is running middle distances for the St. Joseph’s men’s indoor track team. At Yale’s Giegengack Invitational on
FINAL REGULAR SEASON Liberty Division
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Frontier Division ---Semifinals Friday, Feb. 10 ---Championship Tuesday, Feb. 14 Division Division
xy-Upper Merion Phoenixville Pottsgrove Upper Perkiomen Pottstown Pope John Paul II x-Clinched division title. y-Clinched playoff berth.
(Seeds in parentheses) First Round Tuesday, Feb. 7
Norristown 51, Methacton 46, OT
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Spring-Ford 57, Upper Merion 46 Perkiomen Valley 60, Norristown 43 Spring-Ford (3) vs. Perkiomen Valley (1) at Norristown, 7 p.m.
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xy-Upper Merion Pope John Paul II Pottsgrove Phoenixville Pottstown Upper Perkiomen x-Clinched division title. y-Clinched playoff berth.
(Seeds in parentheses) First Round Tuesday, Feb. 7
Spring-Ford 56, Perkiomen Valley 53, OT
---Semifinals Saturday’s Results
Methacton 38. Upper Merion 28 Boyertown 57, Spring-Ford 51, OT
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Methacton (3) vs. Boyertown (1) at Perkiomen Valley, 7 p.m. BLAIR: Douglas 3 0-0 9, Curcio 4 5-7 13, Brown 6 5-6 19, Martinsen 4 0-0 10, Akinbode-James 5 1-1 11, Daniels 1 0-0 3, Grant 1 0-0 3, Peppard 2 0-0 4, Bruggeworth 0 0-0 0. Totals 26 11-14 72. HILL SCHOOL: Dunn 0 0-0 0, Robertson 0 0-0 0, Percy 1 1-2 3, Forrest 0 0-0 0, Mayza 1 1-2 5, Lockhart 0 2-2 2, Giacche 1 6-6 8, Delahaye 1 0-0 2, Sweeney 0 0-2 0, Ebner 3 0-0 6. Totals 7 10-14 25.
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0 1 1 3 4 4 5 7 7 8 Feb. 3-4 in New Haven, Conn. he finished 4th in the 1000 meter run with a time of 2:31.30. He also ran a leg on the distance medley relay which finished fifth in 10:19.10. At the Penn State National on Jan. 28 in University Park, he was 13th in the 1000 (2:31.86) and in Lehigh’s Angry Bird Challenge on Jan. 14, Eddinger finished seventh in the 800 meter run (2:00.49).
The La Salle senior has recorded personal best efforts in both the 5,000 meter run and the 3,000 meter run this winter. She captured the 5k at the Giegengack Invitational in New Haven, Conn on Feb. 4 with a time of 18:07.57. And, she finished third in the 5k at Lehigh’s John Covert Invitational in Bethlehem on Jan. 27 with a time of 10:34.98. That later time was a big Methacton Spring-Ford Perkiomen Valley Norristown
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Division WL At Giant Center, Hershey Thursday, Feb. 9 First Round
Council Rock South 30, Canon McMillan 29 Cathedral Prep 42, DuBois 22 Nazareth 53, Owen J. Roberts 13 Cedar Cliff 43, Hazleton 16 Kiski Area 52, Central Dauphin 11 Bethlehem Catholic 49, Central Mountain 12 North Allegheny 45, Father Judge 12 Exeter 36, Boyertown 26
---Friday, Feb. 10 First-Round Consolations
Canon McMillan 46, Dubois 14 Owen J. Roberts 45, Hazleton 27 Central Mountain 33, Central Dauphin 26 Boyertown 42, Father Judge 22
Quarterfinals Overall W L
Council Rock South 31, Cathedral Prep 22 Nazareth 46, Cedar Cliff 18 Bethlehem Catholic 26, Kiski Area 18 North Allegheny 36, Exeter 26
Canon McMillan 42, Exeter 21 Kiski Area 56, Owen J. Roberts 13 Central Mountain 34, Cedar Cliff 31 Cathedral Prep 42, Boyertown 22
Nazareth 45, Council Rock South 19 Bethlehem Catholic 50, North Allegheny 23
---Saturday’s Results Third-Round Consolations
Kiski Area 29, Canon McMillan 24 Cathedral Prep 40, Central Mountain 15
Cathedral Prep 27, North Allegheny 26 Kiski Area 42, Council Rock South 14
Nazareth 30, Bethlehem Catholic 29
Kiski Area 41, Cathedral Prep 21
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The Misericordia sophomore ranks seventh in the 5,000 meter run on the Middle Atlantic Conference performance list with a time of 19:19.58. She recorded that when she finished fifth at the Orange & Maroon Invitational on Jan. 12 in Selinsgrove. She had a personal record to kick off the season when she finished 7th in the mile (5:54.16) at the River Hawk Invitational Dec. 3 in Selinsgrove. Hartz has been running the 3k of late and had a personal record time of 11:25.36 at the Bison Open on Jan. 28. Bloomsburg athletic director George Schmidt by phone (484-447-2221) or e-mail (george. email@example.com). Application deadline is Feb. 17.
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Pottstown High School is currently seeking a head varsity football coach for the 2017 season. Pottstown is located one hour west of Philadelphia, Pa. and is a public 4A school in District 1 competing in the Pioneer Athletic Conference Frontier Division. Previous experience as a head high school football coach preferred. Teaching certificate preferred. Previous high school coordinator experience required. Interested candidates should apply through school recruiter on the school districts website at http://www.pottstownschools.com/ EmploymentOpportunities.aspx.
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Sophomore Dix (Perkiomen Valley) is seeded first in the 100 butterfly (49.06) and second in both the 200 butterfly (1:51.47) and the 50 freestyle (20.06). The 50 free time is fifth in NCAA Division II.
“Kyle was PSAC Freshman of the Year and an AllAmerican and he’s having another great year for the Huskies,” coach Stu Marvin said. “He won six events (three individual and three relays) against our rival Indiana last week.”
Junior Feiser (Owen J. Roberts) is ranked third in the 50 free (20.30) and fourth in the 100 butterfly (50.25). The team captain is a four-time PSAC champion.
“Sam is grinding out another Regular Season is $175.00 for each player and includes fifteen $5 raffle tickets as a fundraiser for the league. Trouts will be announced at a later date. For more information, visit ww.phoenixbaberuth. com, contact deSanno Field at 610-9338677 or email phxbaberuth@hotmail. com. A Pottstown-area 13U travel team is looking for 2-3 players to complete its roster for the Spring/Summer 2017 season. More information: Contact Jerry at 267-304-3644. Register for private lessons and group instructional classes with Boyertown American Legion manager Rick Moatz and New York Mets Triple-A prospect Zach Lutz at the Rick Moatz Baseball and Softball Training Center by contacting email@example.com or calling 610-763-4053. Rick Moatz 14U Fall Developmental Team is accepting registrations for private instruction. More information: Contact Moatz at www.rickmoatzbst.com or 610-763-4053. Register now for private or group sessions with Elite Baseball at 1100 Grosser Rd., Gilbertsville. Elite Baseball is also accepting registrations for the fall 14U developmental team. More information: Contact Josh at firstname.lastname@example.org or 484-363-0567. The Kingplex is open for individual lessons or group instruction at its 116 N. Limerick Rd, Limerick facility. Lessons will begin Nov. 13, executing all phases of the game. All ages welcome. More information: Calls 610-639-6863 or e-mail email@example.com. Instructional sessions for area catchers ages 6-16 years are available by calling Joe Pachik (484-529-7348) and leaving a message. The Fencor AAU girls club has begun holding tryouts for its spring elite travel teams (Grades 4-8) at Germantown Academy. Tryouts for Grades 9-11 start tremendous season,” Marvin said. “His leadership carried the team to its first-ever undefeated regular season in program history (7-0).
And the duo’s individual performances are just half of the story. Both are members of the 200 free and 200 and 400 medley relay teams that are all ranked first in the PSAC with the 200 free ranked first, the 200 medley fourth and the 400 medley seventh in Division II.
The George Washington senior co-captain was named East Atlantic Gymnastics League Co-Specialist of the Week (Feb. 8). It was the fourth time this season that she has won or shared the honor. She captured the floor exercise, tying her career-high with a score of 9.900, finished second in vault (9.875) and tied in February. More information: Go to www.fencor.org or email: fencor@ fencor.org. The Tri-County Hoops organization is searching for players and coaches for its 10U through 15U boys and girls’ teams. Tryouts will be in mid-February. More information: E-mail Tri-County Hoops@comcast.net. Coach Sharr’s Hoops Academy is scheduling training for middle and highschool age boys and girls. More information: Call Ed Sharr at 610-659-4667. D.I.V.A. Squad travel basketball team is looking for high school girls in Grades 9-12. More information: Contact Adrienne Smith at 484-274-1017 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Paul Kochu Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser will be held 1 to 3 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. today at Jay Lanes Bowling Center, 1428 Ben Franklin Hwy., Douglassville. A 50-50 Raffle and Silent Auction will be part of the event, with tickets at $15.00 per individual. More information: Call either Jack or Ellena t610-469-6418 or 610-304-2412. 380 Lacrosse is creating fitness classes for athletes and parents. More information: Contact Dani at 380Lacrosse@ gmail.com. Speed and agility workouts at 422 SportsPlex, 1400 Industrial Hwy., conducted by Rian ”Goo” Wallace, former Pottstown High and Temple University standout and member of Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2006 Super Bowl championship team. More information: Contact Wallace at 610-718-6536 or info@ goalsoverobstacles.com. for sixth on uneven bars (9.800) to lead the No. 14 Colonials to victories over New Hampshire, Towson and Ball State on Feb. 5 in Washington, D.C. to go 11-0 on the season.
The Ursinus junior has competed in the shot put in four meets thus far this winter and has three victories and a third. On Feb. 4, he set a personal record when he captured the title at the Frank Colden Invitational in Collegeville with a toss of 46 feet, 3½ inches. That bettered his previous best mark of 45 feet, 7 inches that he threw to win the title at the Muhlenberg Invitational on Jan. 27. His other victory came in the Bow-Tie Classic on Dec. 3 (45-1¾). His third came in the Collegeville Classic on Jan. 21 (45-03). The Pottstown Penguins are looking to fill roster spots at the following levels: Midget 18 A (1997 and 1998); Midget goalie; Peewee A (2003 and 2004) one spot available; Mite (2007 and under); and accepting registration for the beginner-level Learn to Skate/Play program. More information: Contact Tim Moyer at email@example.com. American Icebird Youth Boys U16/U18 tournament team is looking for players at all positions. More information: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 757952-2767. 380 Lacrosse’s 10th year of training gets underway this winter, with sessions running through Feb. 25. The training program uses a unique, fast-paced curriculum to push each athletes’ lacrosse IQ while using high-rep drills to create a solid base of fundamentals, muscle memory and technique. Sessions will be held at The All Sports Center located at 1511 W Main St. Upper Providence (Trappe) PA. 19426. More information or registration: Go to 380Lacrosse.com. FC Montco Soccer Club has additional playing and training opportunities for current U14 and older males interested in working with Premier Level/College Soccer Coaches, who have proven track records of player development. More information: Visit http://www. fcmontco.com or go the website and email the team manager or the coach. 16U Hurricanes Travel Team is looking to round out its 2017 roster. All positions are welcome, with only three spots available. More information: Call Rocco Moyer at 484-704-7476.