LAA Home Run Derby winners

The Langhorne Athletic Association Majors Home run Derby was held June 24th at Community Park in Langhorne. First place went to Michael Donato, second place to Matt Edwards, and third place to Chris James.

Pictured in front from left are Tyler Schmidt, Mason Sermarini, Jake McGinty, Michael Donato, and Chris James; back row, Andrew Garwo, Kyle Maher, Matthew Edwards, Cole Carson, Hunter Miller, Nick Miller, Liam Delgarago, and Henry Buser.


LAA 12U Travel team champs

The Langhorne Athletic Association 12U Suburban Travel baseball team won their championship game, 5-3, against Deep Run on June 11th at Community Park in Langhorne.

Pictured are, in front on ground, Matthew Edwards; second row from left, Andrew Garwo, Michael Donato, and Nick Miller; third row (kneeling), Jake Schweiker, Tyler Schmidt, Mason Sermarini, Jake McGinty, Jesse Kovaschetz, and Hunter Miller; fourth row standing, Bryan McGinty (coach), Kyle Maher, Michael D’Aulerio, Chris James; back row standing, Tom Maher (coach) and Erik Sermarini (coach).


Patriot FC U12 Girls are Beach Blast champs – again!

The Patriot FC U12 Girls soccer team won their bracket for the second consecutive year at the annual Jersey Shore “Cape Express Beach Blast” tournament on the weekend of June 27th-28th.

Pictured back row from left, the Patriot FC ‘Seagals’ include: Pete Hondros, Rebecca Hutchinson, Kimmie Herritt, Stella Puckett, Karly Wunder, and Bill Wunder; front row, Taylor McCaffrey, Bryanna Reynolds, Brianna Hondros, and Aubrey Hondros. Photo by Carol Hondros.


Langhorne Lightning win state championship

The Langhorne Lightning 10U Girls Softball Team won the United States Specialty Sports Association 2015 State Championship hosted in Hilltown, PA, on the weekend of July 10th-11th. The team went 4-0-1 in the weekend tournament and both wins on the final day were come-from-behind wins.

The girls, from left, are Kendall Fletcher, Carena Barr, Abby Windish, Theresa Hoffman, Mia Martin, Maria Gordon, Zoe Shimp, Lauren Rebl, Brynn Davis, and Hannah Cieszkowski. Not pictured is Maddie Nelson. The coaches, from left, are Bill Gordon, Bill Davis, and Bob Cieszkowski. Congratulations team!


County-wide Tennis Play Day part of Olympic celebration

Youth ages seven through 15, from the Bucks County Tennis Association’s Seasons 1 and 2 Learn, Practice & Play programs (which ran from mid-April through the end of June in various public parks throughout Lower, Central, and Upper Bucks County) enjoyed two separate gatherings to implement their new and improved tennis skills in fun team tennis match play.

And for Season 2, teens and adults were able to register for competition in their respective 14-and-over age division. Both Seasons 1 and 2 involved two age divisions – Little Aces (ages 7–10) and Juniors (ages 11–15), which competed in fun games and round-robin team matches to determine standings.

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YMS U11 team wins tourney

The Yardley Makefield Soccer girls U11 team “Force” are the FC Delco Tournament Champs. The tournament was held Memorial Day weekend in Downingtown, PA.

Pictured in the front row, from left, are Samantha Strausbaugh, Samantha Zug, Victoria Woodruff, Amanda Prall, Maren Hunter, Mary Katharine Peters, and Mandy Vogel; back row, Coach Amanda Kirby, Darrien Furiness, Maggie Golder, Annabella Katz, Olivia Pogyor, Olivia Hass, Rileigh Studley, Emma Hagan, and Coach Chris Studley.

Congratulations ladies!


Congrats to Penndel Wildcats Cheerleaders!

The Penndel Wildcats Athletic Association Youth Competition Cheerleading Squad has been on a rampage on the Eastern seaboard. They captured the National and Grand Championship titles during the “Battle at the Capitol,” held in National Harbor, Maryland on March 22nd, and the National and Grand Championship titles during the “Grand Cheer and Dance National Championship by the Sea,” held in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on March 14th and 15th. And they took first place in their division during the “Cheer Tech National Cheerleading Championships” held March 7th and 8th in Wildwood, New Jersey.

The girls are, front row from left, Delancy Turchi, Alivia Murphy, Grace Heenan, Ashley Drummond, Amaya DeShield, Vanessa Delello, and Hannah Stanton; back row, Molly Swartz, Chloe Barber, Kylie Amarhanov, Dana Harris, Giovonna O’Sullivan, Tiera Jallah, Siera Jallah, Marisa DeNucci, Jordan Winchester, Mia Courtney, Maggie Wiley, and Hailey Cross. The coaches are Dana Burroughs and Stephanie Delello (not pictured).


Patriot FC Teams are EPIC Tournament Champs!

The Patriot FC U12 Red Vipers and U11 Red Thunder girls’ soccer teams each won the 8 v 8 Elite Division Championship at the three-day YMS EPIC Tournament in Yardley earlier this month.

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Youth soccer news

The FC Bucks Raptors U14 boys soccer team won their bracket in the recent MAPS Easter Kickoff tournament, held in Pittsgrove, NJ.

Pictured front row from left are Victor Sloan, Joey Brown, Dan Cunicelli, Vincent Colon, Frankie Green, Vincent Sciarrotta, Stefen Melekos, and Nick Kennerly; back row, Zack Burger, Tim McNamara, TJ Grube, Corey Shefsky, and Christian Rogers. Not pictured are Dante Demeo, Nils Dahlin, Zack Saifer, Colin Ochs, and Justin Segal.

FC Bucks Raptors is a part of the Council Rock Soccer Association.


ICBA champs

The Inter-County Basketball Association Eighth Grade team won the Division A Championship this year against Towamencin by a score of 54-45.  The team has been coached by Mike Stock and Kevin Ochs since the boys were in fourth grade.  The team won the B Division Championship in fifth grade, the A Division Championship in sixth grade and came back to win the championship this year (they lost to Towamencin in last year’s championship game). This was the last game that the boys will play together since they will begin playing high school basketball in the fall.

Pictured from left are Brian Schwartz, Bryce Stock, Ashton Johnson, Shawn Blank, Zak Saifer, Bradley Kraut, Konrad Kiska, Colin Ochs, Nick Gallo, Kevin McNamee, Seamus McKeever and Coach Mike Stock (not pictured is Coach Kevin Ochs).