Monday, February 11, 2013
A number of Hellertown area college students were recently named to Dean's lists at their respective colleges and universities.
Monday, February 11
The following students were named to the Fall 2012 Dean's List at their colleges and universities, according to information provided by readMedia Newswire: Millersville University of Pennsylvania Emily Horvath of Hellertown James Madison University Andrew Shank of Hellertown, who graduated with a Bachelor of business administraton degree in marketing during the Dec. 2012 commencement exercises. Wilkes University John Lynch of Hellertown University of Hartford Tanya Johnson of Hellertown Elizabethtown College Jessica Lehr, a sophomore actuarial science major from Hellertown Lebanon Valley College Jeannine L. Riley, a sophomore music recording technology major. Riley is a graduate of Saucon Valley High School. Ithaca College Colton …
Friday, January 27, 2012
The Saucon Valley area students listed below have been named to Dean's Lists at their respective colleges and universities.
Friday, January 27, 2012
Delaware Valley College - Fall 2011 Catherine Felix of Hellertown Eric Gimbar of Hellertown Laura Heintzelman of Hellertown Lebanon Valley College - Fall 2011 Thomas D. Rasich of Hellertown, a senior history major Mansfield University - Fall 2011 Colin Chapman of Hellertown Christine Masucci of Hellertown Quinnipiac University - Fall 2011 Lauren Truskowski of Hellertown The College of New Jersey - Fall 2011 Megan Stack of Hellertown University of Delaware - Fall 2011 Colleen Kelly, a Sophomore Arts and Sciences major from Hellertown Ian Majczan, a Sophomore Arts and Sciences major from Hellertown Wake Forest University - Fall 2011 Jessica Argenti of Hellertown Wilkes University - Fall 2011 John Lynch of Hellertown
Friday, March 11, 2011
Standout wrestler Lynch has been a Southeast Regional and state qualifier two years in a row. He is also the reigning 2011 District XI AA 152-pound Champion.
Saucon Valley senior John Lynch was introduced to wrestling as a five-year-old participant in the area's youth wrestling association. Last summer, after his first year on the Panther varsity team, Lynch became a member of the Pennsylvania freestyle wrestling club that traveled to Fargo, N.D., to compete in the National Freestyle Tournament. Although he did not medal at the tourney, he did acquire better wrestling techniques and gained information to improve his training and fitness. John (31-6) likes to wrestle at 145 pounds, which is just about his normal weight, and the weight at which he qualified to wrestle at the state championships in Hershey. However, as a senior he was also successful when he wrestled up one weight class. John …
Monday, February 28, 2011
Following Saturday's District XI AA Finals in Bethlehem, the Panthers advanced six wrestlers to Southeast Regionals. Saucon Valley's Ian Gimbar (189 pounds) and John Lynch (152 pounds) were both first place finishers.
After Friday's opening rounds held at Freedom High School, four Panther wrestlers advanced to the District XI AA Finals held at Liberty High School's Memorial Gym on Saturday. In the consolation round, junior Paul Sloand placed fourth at 125 pounds and sophomore Travis Buddock placed third at 145 pounds. Following the parade of champions at 7pm, the finals began. In the first match at 103 pounds, Bryan Israel was pinned by Darian Cruz of Bethlehem Catholic at 4:57, placing second. In a tough match-up at 152 pounds, Saucon Valley senior John Lynch delivered an upset by decisioning an unbeaten Sam Scheib of Tri-Valley 7-5 and placing first. At 171 pounds, sophomore Ray O'Donnell lost 5-2 to Colin Hedash from Northern Lehigh and placed …
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Panthers hand Spartans a 47-12 loss.
The red hot mats at Saucon Valley High School belied the freezing cold temperatures outside as the Panther wrestlers easily rolled over neighboring rival Southern Lehigh, 47-12, Monday. The Panthers won 11 of the 13 matches wrestled, losing one match by forfeit due to the lack of a heavyweight wrestler. Cheering fans who braved the cold to attend the meet were rewarded with an action-packed night. Despite the lopsided score, the Spartans fought valiantly against the tough Panther team, losing several matches by close decision. Of special note were the matches pitting top-ranked wrestlers against each other, including the match-ups of Bryan Israel and Southern Lehigh's Adam Ziegler and Saucon Valley's Travis Buddock and Luke Gotzon. …