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Fullerton cheerleading squads look to raise money for U.S. Finals

Thursday, February 19, 2015 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Three cheerleading squads from Fullerton Rec Co-ed Cheerleading are raising money to compete at U.S. Finals after winning first place at Nationals during the Garden State Championships competition last month in Toms River, N.J.

Coach and commissioner Nadia Duran Mullen and team manager Karin Cardenas are organizing coin tosses and bake sales at Redner's Warehouse Markets and Wal-Mart as part of their fundraising efforts.

Cheerleaders make states

Thursday, January 22, 2015 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Tears of joy overwhelmed Whitehall High School's cheerleaders, coaches, and fans when the Zephyrs medaled in the small division of the District XI Competitive Spirit Championships on Jan. 10 at Shawnee Middle School, Easton.

Whitehall scored 196.6 points and was runner-up to first place winner Wilson High School, with 212 points, both qualifying for the PIAA State Cheerleading Championships scheduled for this weekend at Hershey Giant Arena.

Lamm 5th at leagues

Thursday, October 16, 2014 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Whitehall High School senior, Gabe Lamm, took fifth place with a time of 16:52 at the East Penn Conference Cross Country Championships on Tuesday at Bethlehem Municipal Golf Course.

"I was feeling great [at the start]. I was trying to break away from the other guys as soon as I could," said Lamm. "I could have done better on the hills, but I pushed as hard as I could. I was with the chase pack after the last hill."

Soon after, Lamm set his sights on Michael Geiger from Parkland.

Duo makes quarters

Thursday, October 16, 2014 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Whitehall High School's Eiman Nazif and Emily Yenser made it to the quarterfinals of the District XI Class AAA Girls Doubles Tennis Tournament before being eliminated last week at Parkland High School.

Yenser said, "I'm happy about the level we reached and how we played in the last two games."

The Zephyrs' quarterfinal match resulted in a 2-6, 3-6 loss to Freedom's Flannery Johnston and Elizabeth McCarthy.

"They just came out to play. There were a lot of unforced errors on our end," said Yenser.

Nazif makes it to semis

Thursday, October 9, 2014 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Whitehall High School's number one singles player, Eiman Nazif, made it to the semifinal round of the District XI Girls Singles Tennis Tournament last week at Saucon Valley High School.

"I had no expectations. I was just going in for fun. I was in it last year, but I lost in the first round," Nazif said.

This year's first round match resulted in a 6-0, 6-1 victory for Nazif over Southern Lehigh's Naomi Li.

Klein makes Cup softball team

Thursday, June 19, 2014 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

Whitehall High School softball player, Karly Klein, has been named to the 2014 Lehigh Valley Carpenter Cup softball team.

The Lehigh Valley team is comprised of players from local high schools in the LVC and the Colonial League and is coached by John Eyer.

The Carpenter Cup Softball Classic is a tournament for teams from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, and is sponsored by the Philadelphia Phillies. It gives players exposure to college coaches.

Cheerleaders win District 11 title

Thursday, January 23, 2014 by KATIE MCDONALD in Sports

The Whitehall Zephyrs cheerleaders were crowned District XI Champions of the Small Division at the District XI Competitive Spirit Championships on Jan. 11 at Easton Area Middle School.

The Zephyrs, coached by Jean Marsteller, outscored Wilson, Emmaus, Bethlehem Catholic, Lehighton, East Stroudsburg North, and East Stroudsburg South for first place. Wilson came in second.

"It's a really good feeling. We worked really hard for it, and it's what our goal was this season," said Whitehall captain, Jenna Bowman.