Monday, May 13, 2013
Players from Lansdale, Glenside, Norristown get their Frisbee on.
It's just a simple, plastic disc, but don't tell that to the hundreds of local players that take the game quite seriously. Sunday's match-up in Plymouth Whitemarsh was proof positive that something as basic as a Frisbee can get the fans moving. According to the Times Herald, "Ultimate" as it is known to fans "is something of a hybrid between soccer and football, only instead of a ball, flying plastic is used." Sunday, a match-up between Philadelphia Spinners and the New York Rumble was hosted at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School. In the day's game, Norristown resident Jack Casey, Lansdale natives Mike and David Baer and Jonah Wisch from Glenside all played, according to the Herald. The team promoted its event prior to the match-up at area …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
It's all fun and games until the losses pile ups o high that the fans start turning on the hometown stars.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Norristown hosted PW for Senior Night on Friday and lost 16-5.
According to Norristown Area High School boys varsity lacrosse coach Jeffrey Calhoun, Norristown hosted Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School on Friday for Norristown's Senior Night and the visting Colonials crushed the Eagles, 16-5. Scoreboard: 1st Quarter: Nor 1-PW 8 2nd Quarter: Nor 4-PW 11 3rd Quarter: Nor 4-PW 16 4th Quarter: Nor 5-PW 16 Norristown scorers included Sean Calhoun with 2 goals and 1 assits, Drew Baltrus with 2 goals and Tyeler Kingkiner with 1 goal.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The Eagles took on both the Spartans and Trojans for a set of losses.
According to Norristown Area High School boys varsity lacrosse coach Jeffrey Calhoun, the Norristown Eagles traveled to Springfield on Tuesday, April 30, to take on the Spartans and lost 17-9. Scoreboard (vs. Springfield): 1st Quarter: Nor 3-Spring 5 2nd Quarter: Nor 5-Spring 10 3rd Quarter: Nor 6-Spring 12 4th Quarter: Nor 9-Spring 17 Norristown scorers included Sean Calhoun with 3 goals and 3 assists, Drew Baltrus with 2 goals and 2 assists, Tyeler Kingkiner with 2 goals and 1 assist, Justin Byrd with 1 goal and 1 assist and Mike Smith with 1 goal. On Wednesday, May 1, the Eagles hosted the Wissahickon High Trojans and were handed another defeat, this time 16-1. Scoreboard (vs. Wissahickon): 1st Quarter: Nor 0-Spring 8 2nd Quarter: …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Runners are being encouraged to bring as little as possible with them this year.
Following the backpack bombings at the Boston Marathon two weeks ago, runners in this year's Broad Street Run in Philadelphia won't be able to tote their gear in a backpack, race organizers announced in a mass email to participants Monday. Taking a page from the Transportation Safety Administration's playbook, race organizers are mandating runners use clear plastic drawstring bags, which will be handed out at the expo Friday and Saturday, to stow their gear this year. “You are strongly encouraged to bring as little as possible with you to the start of the race,” race organizers said in the email to runners. “All items brought into the start area are subject to search and/or confiscation.” Race organizers only indicated backpacks would be …
Monday, April 29, 2013
FC Montco will give elite local players a chance to get professional training and to compete at the premier level.
From FC Montco: Methacton United, Towamencin and Jeffersonville soccer clubs have joined to form FC Montco, a premier-level program created to provide elite players a local opportunity to compete at the premier level while receiving professional training and development in preparation for playing at the high school and collegiate levels. FC Montco is not exclusive to the partner clubs and is open to all serious players in the area. The Methacton United, Towamencin and Jeffersonville clubs have formed this unique partnership with the youth player in mind. Under FC Montco, players will stay with their local clubs until they reach the age of 12 and then the elite players will be able to join other elite players from area clubs. "I have seen…
Friday, April 26, 2013
Visiting Upper Moreland High School overcame Norristown, 16-3.
According to Norristown Area High School boys varsity lacrosse coach Jeffrey Calhoun, Norristown hosted Upper Moreland High School on Thursday and the visting Golden Bears beat the Eagles, 16-3. Scoreboard: 1st Quarter: Nor 0-UM 7 2nd Quarter: Nor 1-UM 9 3rd Quarter: Nor 2-UM 13 4th Quarter: Nor 3-UM 16 Norristown scorers included Sean Calhoun, Tyeler Kingkiner and Carson Lucard with 1 goal each and Cody Baker with 1 assist.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The visiting Upper Dublin squad took on the Eagles and won.
According to Norristown Area High School boys varsity lacrosse coach Jeffrey Calhoun, Norristown hosted Upper Dublin High School on Wednesday and the visting Cardinals crushed the Eagles, 16-2. Scoreboard: 1st Quarter: Nor 1-UD 2 2nd Quarter: Nor 1-UD 8 3rd Quarter: Nor 2-UD 14 4th Quarter: Nor 2-UD 16 Norristown scorers included Mike Smith with 1 goals and 1 assist and Sean Calhoun with 1 goal.
Philadelphia's runners are showing support for Boston with their socks.
As the nation reels from the happenings of the Boston Marathon, many will find unique ways to show support for the city that lost so much. From Facebook posts, to charitable donations, citizens are rallying to show support for Beantown. From the City of Brotherly Love, one popular way to show the love is apparently through one's socks. According to a recent Philly Mag blogger, many area sporting good stores are stocking up on red socks. Why? Because Philadelphians are preparing to show they care. Those participating in the Broad Street Run, slated for Sunday, May 5, are planning to wear red running socks to show the love for Boston. Get it? Red ... Sox ... The city may be home to the loyalest of Phillies sports fans, but for one race, the…
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The Eagles hosted the Tigers on Monday and won.
According to Norristown Area High School boys varsity lacrosse coach Jeffrey Calhoun, the Eagles hosted Harry S. Truman High School Tigers on Monday and won 15-2. Scoreboard: 1st Quarter: Nor 2-HST 1 2nd Quarter: Nor 7-HST 2 3rd Quarter: Nor 12-HST 2 4th Quarter: Nor 15-HST 2 Norristown scorers included Sean Calhoun with 6 goals and 2 assists, Mike Smith with 1 goal and 7 assists, Tyeler Kingkiner with 5 goals and 1 assist, Justin Byrd with 2 goals and 1 assist and Jimmy Perkins with 1 goal. Norristown's JV team also won their match, 3-2. JV scorers included Ethan Sylvester, Ashon Pearson and Hector Villeda, each with 1 goal.