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Recent articles by Brian:

Chris Storck, Alex Seelig tied for lead after first round of BCGA Amateur Championship

Storck and Seelig each shoot a 3-under 69 at Golden Oaks Golf Club → Read More

Hailey Strunk’s home run in bottom of the seventh lifts Hamburg to PIAA softball win

The Hawks down Elizabeth Forward 5-4 in a Class 4A first-round game → Read More

Hamburg rallies to beat Fleetwood in District 3 Class 4A softball semifinal

Kylah Reading hits a tiebreaking single in a three-run fifth to help the Hawks down the Tigers 5-3 → Read More

Gov. Mifflin beats Hempfield 12-2 in six innings in District 3 Class 6A baseball quarterfinal

Gov. Mifflin junior Xander Velez wasn’t sure how long it had been since the Mustangs played their last baseball game. He just knew it was too long. Velez and his teammates came back hungrier than e… → Read More

Brandywine Heights beats Hamburg in Berks softball quarterfinal

Given a second chance, Aubrey Reinert responded and her Brandywine Heights teammates followed. Reinert knocked home Brandywine’s first run with a two-out triple in the fifth inning Tuesday af… → Read More

Antietam rolls past Greenwood in a District 3 Class 2A boys basketball semifinal

The Mounts advance to the district final for the third time in four years → Read More

Tucker Hogan helps Daniel Boone win team title at the District 3 Class 3A Section 1 wrestling tournament

Tucker Hogan wins the title at 172 pounds and is named the tournament’s Outstanding Wrestler → Read More

Exeter girls, Muhlenberg’s Sydney Gring set records at Central Penn League swim meet

Exeter’s 200-yard medley relay team sets meet and pool records, while Gring does the same in the 200 free and 50 free → Read More

Wilson defeats Berks Catholic to win second straight BCIAA wrestling team title

The Bulldogs down the Saints for their third Berks championship in four years → Read More

Daniel Boone’s Gavin Richard back at BCIAA wrestling tournament, into semifinals

Richard, a senior, is one of several wrestlers who lost out on a chance at four straight county titles due to the coronavirus pandemic → Read More

A final look at Berks sports in 2021 from A to Z

Despite the challenges of COVID-19, many Berks athletes excelled → Read More

Exeter’s Johnny Miller places third at Conestoga Valley wrestling tournament

Exeter’s Johnny Miller placed third at 189 pounds to highlight five medals earned Thursday by Berks County wrestlers in the Conestoga Valley Holiday Tournament. Miller lost a 3-2 decision to Max Agresti of Salesianum (Del.) in the semifinals before winning his next two bouts to finish third in the 27-team tournament. Nick Nettleton also had reached the semifinals for Exeter at 160 but fell to… → Read More

Gov. Mifflin’s Jayleah Pletz, Boyertown’s Chance Babb highlight return of Gov. Mifflin Holiday Tournament

Pletz becomes the first girl in the 47-year history of the tournament to earn a medal when she places fourth at 106 pounds → Read More

Wilson’s James Garcia wins wrestling title at Liberty

Wilson sophomore James Garcia wins the 113-pound title in the prestigious Bethlehem Holiday Classic at Liberty High School → Read More

12 Berks wrestlers reach semifinals of Gov. Mifflin Holiday Tournament

The Gov. Mifflin Holiday Wrestling Tournament returns for its 47th year after a one-year hiatus due to COVID → Read More

Wilson’s Cameron Jones, Jon Ramsey voted to the Class 6A All-State football team

Cameron Jones and Jon Ramsey of Wilson are the only Berks players voted to the Pennsylvania Football Writers’ Class 6A All-State team → Read More

Gov. Mifflin’s Nick Singleton is Player of the Year, 10 other Berks players named All-State in Class 5A

11 Berks players from four schools, led by five from Exeter, are voted to the Pennsylvania Football Writers’ Class 5A All-State team → Read More

Conrad Weiser’s Logan Klitsch and Aanjay Feliciano voted to Class 4A All-State football team

Conrad Weiser seniors Logan Klitsch and Aanjay Feliciano are voted to the Pennsylvania Football Writers’ Class 4A All-State team → Read More

Six Wyomissing players, Hamburg’s Ruiz named to Class 3A All-State football team

Six Wyomissing players — Tommy Grabowski, Aiden Mack, Jven Williams, Jack Miller, Nevin Carter and Amory Thompson — are named to the PA Football Writers’ Class 3A All-State team, as is Hambur… → Read More

Gov. Mifflin to host girls wrestling tournament on Tuesday

Gov. Mifflin tournament, to begin at 3 p.m.. will showcase the growth of girls wrestling → Read More