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With the Paris Olympics coming up shortly in France, veteran Bucks County track followers might think back a few decades to when one of our own competed in the Games just down the road in Europe.

There were plenty of reasons to celebrate. Eighteen to be exact.

Peyton Manning opened Lucas Oil Stadium. But multiple Pro Bowler Andrew Luck was the Indianapolis Colt with the more stellar career there. Duquesne senior Haley Scholer competed at Lucas Oil Stadium on June 20. It had nothing to do with luck. And everything to do with her skill.

The Pennsylvania American Legion Region 2 championship began Saturday morning in Emmaus.The defending champion Quakertown Blue Jays (24-2) earned another trip to the regional finals and awaited …

Justin McCuen was recently named the new head boys basketball coach at Plumstead Christian School. He takes the place of the retiring John Elton, who spent the last 17 seasons on Plumstead’s hardwood as an assistant or head varsity coach.

Rugby notes

On July 13, the Doylestown Rugby Academy high school boys team traveled to its final 7s tournament of the summer – Surfside 7s located just off the beach in Stone Harbor, N.J.

Faith Christian head wrestling coach Ben Clymer understood that task ahead for his contingent at the recent U.S. Marine Corps Junior and 16U Nationals at North Dakota’s Fargo Dome.

Kennedi Dobson is excited for her future. And the Levittown resident has every right to feel that way. Dobson, entering her senior year at Neshaminy, just competed at the U.S. Olympic Swim Team Trials.

The inaugural East Coast Collegiate Baseball League regular season came to a close Sunday, July 21.

Owen Dillon, a rising senior lacrosse player at Council Rock South High School, raised over $700 for locally headquartered nonprofit Twilight Wish Foundation.

Entering the final weekend of the East Coast Collegiate Baseball League regular season, the Quakertown Blazers needed to win four of their final six games.

The Bux-Mont American Legion tournament is double elimination. But No. 1 Quakertown didn’t need any losses whatsoever to claim the league title.

It’s a bit like Christmas in July. Runners in the Bucks County Roadrunners Club’s Winter Series found out who won what in a ceremony at the tail end of June and this month is one for celebrating, even if the thermometer has been pushing 100 lately.

Holy Family University held a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new athletic fieldhouse on July 11, as construction is set to begin on the University’s Northeast Philadelphia campus.

For some pitchers, seven innings of shutout, two-hit baseball with eight strikeouts might be the highlight of a college career.

Five baseball players with strong area ties were selected in the 2024 Major League Baseball Draft held Sunday through Tuesday.

Solebury School star student-athlete Sawyer Wesp, Class of 2024, will attend Westminster College in New Wilmington, and join its men’s soccer program this fall.

Central Bucks East senior third baseman Chase Harlan was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday in the third round of the 2024 Major League Baseball Draft. Harlan was the 98th pick of the draft.

Like Lions at feeding time. It is an appropriate analogy for how the Faith Christian Lions attacked their competition this spring.

Peyton Fries made history as a member of Quakertown’s first varsity girls wrestling team. She added to her legacy by medaling at the first sanctioned PIAA state tournament, finishing seventh at 235.

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