Sunday, August 07, 2016



By Andy Weaver

Welcome to Andy's Corner to the 2016-2017 Nazareth Blue Eagles Sports Athletic Season.  The Nazareth Varsity Football Team will have a few days of Heat Warm up Morning Practices this week before they officially start next week.  The Fall Sports Season for all teams will get underway on Monday August 15th as Tom Falzone will be the Head Football Coach, Copeland Lewis will be the Girls Soccer Coach and Marissa Rotz will be the Field Hockey Coach and Ryan Peck will be the Boys Soccer Coach.  The Nazareth Marching Band will start their season on Monday August 8th with their Practices at the School Monday through Thursday.  The Nazareth Cheerleaders have already started their practices last week on August 2nd.  The Nazareth Football Team will have 1 Scrimmage which will be at home vs Notre Dame at 9am on August 20th and start the year at Pleasant Valley on August 26th before hosting Parkland on September 2nd which is also being Senior Night this year for the Senior Football Players and Cheerleaders and Band Members.  This year Nazareth will have Homecoming Weekend on September 30th when the Football Team hosts Northampton and this year's Soundfest will be held at Nazareth on Saturday October 8th at Andy Leh Stadium.  In other tidbits, let's take a look back at Summer Sports as the Nazareth SR Legion Baseball Team saw their season end in the Regional Tournament at Quakertown to Northern Valley 7-6 back on July 18th to end their season 19-10.  The Nazareth Junior Legion Baseball Team ended their season on July 11th with a 3-2 loss to Freemansburg to end the season at 8-8. The Upper Nazareth Clippers Softball Program was strong this year as the 8th/9th Grade team reached the playoffs and made the Championship with Palisades North where they fell to Palisades North in 2 games 14-13 in both games on June 23rd in a team coached by Wayne Deegan and yours truly as they  end the season while the Senior Clipper Team also made the playoffs but fell on July 7th to Upper Mt Bethel 7-6. Lastly, there is a new website started for everything Nazareth which can be located at GO BLUE EAGLES!

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