PIAA BASEBALL QUARTERFINALS

PIAA BASEBALL QUARTERFINALS

Three Lackawanna League baseball teams try to take the next step toward a state title in the PIAA quarterfinals. North Pocono and Valley View are paired in a doubleheader at Easton Area High School. The Trojans meet Lower Dauphin in Class 5A at noon. Then at 4 p.m.,...
HS BASEBALL: Sibling rivalry

HS BASEBALL: Sibling rivalry

It’s pretty easy to tell how competitive Mason and Dixon Black are with each other. I asked them a couple questions about who’s the better video game player and, well, the debate sort of spiraled out of control with each brother claiming to be superior....
AOW EXTRAS: Mason Black, Valley View

AOW EXTRAS: Mason Black, Valley View

Valley View’s senior ace struck out eight in a four-hit shutout of Dallas in the District 2 Class 4A championship, the Cougars’ first district title since 2000. Age: 18 Family: Father, George; mother, Tara; brother, Dixon. Favorite sports teams: Philadelphia Phillies,...
AOW EXTRA: Brendan Kucharski, Mid Valley baseball

AOW EXTRA: Brendan Kucharski, Mid Valley baseball

Tony Lazzeri. Frank Robinson. Robin Ventura. Nomar Garciaparra. Fernando Tatis. Those are some of the players in Major League Baseball history who hit two grand slams in one game, a feat accomplished just 13 times. In a 15-3 victory over Holy Cross at PNC Field, Mid...