Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Norristown Area High School was one of six Montgomery County high schools to compete in the annual county Conservation District’s Envirothon.
The Montgomery County Conservation District Held its annual Envirothon May 1 – 3, which featured student teams from several of the county’s elementary, middle and high schools, including Norristown Area High School. The Envirothon, which started state-wide in 1976, is designed to expose youth to nature through which they can relate how humans impact the natural world, while providing invaluable lessons for understanding ecosystems and our environment, according to the Envirothon website. Montgomery County’s Conservation District has three versions of the Envirothon, one for each school level. As previously reported on Patch, at the high school level, teams of students worked together to test their knowledge in the following areas: This …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The NAHS varsity boys did battle with Lansdale Catholic on Monday and Cheltenham on Tuesday, logging another loss and their first win of the season.
According to Norristown Area High School Boys' Varsity Lacrosse Coach Jeffrey Calhoun, the Eagles tackled two teams so far this week with mixed results. On Monday, April 15, Norristown travelled to Lansdale Catholic and the host Crusaders handed the Eagles their seventh loss. Final score – 15-5. Scoring against Lansdale for Norristown were Sean Calhoun with 2 goals and 1 assist, Mike Smith with 1 goal and 1 assist, Tyeler Kingkiner and Drew Baltrus with 1 goal each and James Perkins with 1 assist. On Tuesday, April 16, the Eagles fared better hosting the Cheltenham Panthers for a shut out, logging their first win of the season with a final score of 13-0. Scoring against Cheltenham for Norristown were Sean Calhoun with 5 goals and 3 assists…
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The Eagles traveled to Colonials country and took a beating from the PW hosts, 20-6.
According to Norristown Area High School Boys' Varsity Lacrosse Coach Jeffrey Calhoun, the Eagles traveled to Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School on Tuesday, April 9 to take on the Colonials and lost 20-6. Scoreboard: 1st Quarter: Nor 1-PW 5 2nd Quarter: Nor 4-PW 13 3rd Quarter: Nor 5-PW 18 4th Quarter: Nor 6-PW 20 Norristown scorers included Sean Calhoun with 3 goals and 1 assist, Tyeler Kingkiner with 2 goals, Mike Smith with 1 goal, Justin Byrd with 2 assists and Connor McGee with 1 assist.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Eagles got mauled by the Bears, 18-8.
According to Norristown Area High School Boys' Varsity Lacrosse Coach Jeffrey Calhoun, the Eagles traveled to Upper Moreland on Tuesday to take on the Bears and lost 18-8. Scoreboard: 1st Quarter: Nor 2-UM 5 2nd Quarter: Nor 4-UM 9 3rd Quarter: Nor 6-UM 15 4th Quarter: Nor 8-UM 18 Norristown scorers included Sean Calhoun with 3 goals and 1 assist, Mike Smith with 3 goals and 2 assists, Drew Baltrus with 1 goal and 2 assists, James Perkins with 1 goal and Carson Lucard with 1 assist.
Monday, April 1, 2013
The Eagles played host to the Royals and lost, 12-6.
According to Norristown Area High School Boys' Varsity Lacrosse Coach Jeffrey Calhoun, the Eagles hosted the Upper Darby Royals today and lost 12-6. Scoreboard: 1st Quarter: Nor 2-UD 3 2nd Quarter: Nor 3-UD 5 3rd Quarter: Nor 4-UD 9 4th Quarter: Nor 6- UD 12 Norristown scorers included Andrew Baltrus with 4 goals and 1 assist, Sean Calhoun with 2 goals and Tyeler Kingkiner with 1 assist.
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Anthony Robey and Brandon Shippen were recruited out of Norristown Area High School to help the Owls build a program under new head coach Matt Rhule.
The Times Herald recently published a feature looking at the latest crop of Temple Owls and the prospective future of the team under new head football coach Matt Rhule. Two of Rhule's new recruits include Norristown natives – Anthony Robey and Brandon Shippen. According to the Herald, Robey is making waves despite a hamstring injury keeping him from his full potential on the field. Shippen, on the other hand, hasn't seen much play time thus far. but is looking forward to more time on the field in 2013 Read more about Robey and Shippen's accomplishments on and off the field here.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Michael Kapusta takes over as head coach of Hatboro-Horsham High School's football program this season.
Hatboro-Horsham High School is getting a new head football coachteam this season from an unlikely source – Norristown Area High School's art program. The Hatboro-Horsham School Board appointed Michael Kapusta as the high school's head football coach during its Monday, March 18 meeting. Kapusta, who will earn a $6,753.60 annual salary, replaces Gary Pagliaro, a 1980 Hatboro-Horsham High School graduate hired as head football coach in 2010 during a teacher contract stalemate. Kapusta, a 2000 North Penn High School graduate, currently teaches art at Norristown Area High School. He told Patch that he's been working with Hatboro-Horsham's football team for the last five weeks and has high hopes for the upcoming season, which gets underway on …
Monday, February 25, 2013
See the results of NAHS' matches.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Patch asked our readers for love stories on Valentine's Day and Michelle Stem shared her tale of high school friends turned sweethearts.
Matt Stem and Michelle Blattner met on the first day of high school. The year was 2000, and during the welcome assembly at Norristown Area High School, a sarcastic comment led to a friendship over the next several years. "We were friends, but each of us always had a significant other," wrote Michelle. "We even took our prom pictures at his house senior year." As the years wore on, the pair realized that they wer made for one another. Their son Ethan was born in May 2007, followed by another son, Parker, in February 2009. One day Matt won a free trip to Hawaii and during a seven-hour layover in Las Vegas, the couple were married. Hawaii become their honeymoon. According to Michelle, Matt owns his own carpentry business while she works at a …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Norristown High Assistant Basketball Coach Greg Bates was reportedly hit with a brick during a fight that happened after a game against Cheltenham High School on Friday.
A basketball game against Cheltenham High on Friday night turned ugly for the visiting Norristown Eagles when close to a hundred Cheltenham supporters reportedly attacked the visiting team on their way to the bus after the game. Norristown had won the game 59-38, and tensions from the heated game apparently spilled off the court. Norristown High Assistant Basketball Coach Greg Bates was reportedly injured during the melee and was taken to Chestnut Hill Hospital for stitches for a gash in his head. Bates told NBC10 that he had been trying to pull off several attackers who were stomping on one of his players on the ground when he was hit in the head. "One of the kids came off from the left – someone said he had a brick in his hand – and …