Month: October 2016

Regina P. Brilhart

Regina P. Brilhart, 84, of Reading, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey.

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James Romberger

James “Jim” Romberger, 67, of 358 Long Road, Gratz, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 at his home.

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Katie Rothermel

Katie Rothermel, 91, of Harleysville, formerly of Warminster, and Pitman, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 at Peter Becker Community.

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Williams Valley taking control in Schuylkill League standings

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MIKE LEITER/For The Citizen-Standard Williams Valley’s Colten Rebuck, in white, works the ball down field against Tri-Valley’s Cameron Schultz during boys soccer action on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Williams Valley won this game in the crosstown rivalry, 7-0.

Minersville 3, Tri-Valley 0
HEGINS — Tri-Valley was shutout for the second-straight game, this time to Minersville in action on Oct. 1
Kole Ney stopped 12 shots in goal for the 0-13 Tri-Valley Bulldogs
Minersville — 2 1 — 3
Tri-Valley — 0 0 — 0
M — Rinaldo (unassisted), 12:00
M — Hertz (unassisted), 26:38
M — Smith (unassisted), 58:04.
Salisbury 5, Pine Grove 1
ALLENTOWN — Luke Reiter was the only scorer for Pine Grove as they suffered their third defeat of the season, this one a non-league loss to Salisbury.
Jason Soper stopped six shots in the loss.
Pine Grove — 1 0 — 1
Salisbury — 5 0 — 5 (more…)

Bulldogs dominate Millersburg

By Rob Wheary, Staff Writer • csrobwheary@gmail.com

MILLERSBURG – All things were clicking for Tri-Valley in their matchup with Millersburg on Sept. 30 as the Bulldogs left Indian Stadium with a 42-7 victory in Tri-Valley football action.
The biggest stat of the night was Millersburg having minus-3 yards offense for the entire game, despite putting seven points on the board. Compare that to the Bulldogs, who had 410 yards of offense on the night, 181 of that coming from the rushing attack of Danny Scheib.
It was Millersburg that struck first on the scoreboard in the matchup. After both teams exchanged possessions, Millersburg took advantage of the Tri-Valley mishandled punt, getting the ball on the Bulldog 44.
With a bit of trickery on the receiver from quarterback Aiden Harman to Cole Shomper who passed it to Matthew Koppenhaver for a 26-yard gain. From there, Shomper took the ball the rest of the way, scoring four plays later with a six-yard run that gave Millersburg a 7-0 lead. (more…)