WRESTLING: A look back at 2018-19

WRESTLING: A look back at 2018-19

Jeremy Seymour pumped his fist after a long three days at the PIAA championships. He took down Easton’s Dominic Falcone in a sudden-victory period to capture seventh in the state at 182 pounds. A week earlier at the Northeast Regional, Seymour lost to Falcone,...
AOW EXTRA: Joe Hester, Montrose wrestling

AOW EXTRA: Joe Hester, Montrose wrestling

Joe Hester finally got his district championship. As a freshman, he finished runner-up at 106 pounds. He was third at 126 pounds as a sophomore and a junior. But following a 6-5 decision of Lake-Lehman’s Bob Long in the finals, the Montrose senior captured the...
HS SPORTS: 2017-18 OVERALL LIAA REVIEW

HS SPORTS: 2017-18 OVERALL LIAA REVIEW

When Valley View lost in the PIAA Class 4A Baseball Final at Medlar Field last week, it brought an official close to the 2017-18 Scholastic Sports Season. Over the past few days, ON THE BLOG has looked back on each season and recognized the outstanding achievements of...
HS SPORTS: 2017-18 WINTER SEASON IN REVIEW

HS SPORTS: 2017-18 WINTER SEASON IN REVIEW

The 2017-2018 scholastic sports season saw teams and individuals dominate. The LIAA celebrated a state championship in the winter months as Abington Heights won the PIAA Class 5A title in Hershey. There was also a state individual champion in wrestling, and Holy Cross...
AOW EXTRAS: Lackawanna Trail’s Owen Hivner

AOW EXTRAS: Lackawanna Trail’s Owen Hivner

Here is plenty more from the Lackawanna Trail senior, who won the 170-pound championship at the Class 2A Northeast Regional tournament. Everything from how he prepares for a match, to who would win in a match between Owen and his twin sister, to what his plans are for...