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Written by Bradley Schlegel, Staff Writer
August 16, 2018

            Upper Perkiomen's football team is determined to qualify for the District One playoffs for the third consecutive season, according to Austin DiDomenico.

Tom Hontz, Upper Perkiomen's head football coach,
goes over plays with the offense during practice on
Tuesday.

He says that tenacity is visible during offensive drills.

            "We will run the same play until we get it right," DiDomenico said.

            While the team's numbers may be down, head coach Tom Hontz did not rule a third consecutive post-season appearance. Hontz identified multiple factors, which included a schedule limiting opponents with larger student bodies and multiple returning offensive linemen, for the third straight year.

            "It's a mystery to me how we're going to be and where we end up," said Hontz, whose team opens its schedule on Friday, Aug. 24 at Boyertown before kicking off its home schedule against Kutztown seven days later.  "We're very young."

            According to DiDomenico, the Indians are hungry to ...



Written by Bradley Schlegel, Staff Writer
August 16, 2018

            Expectations for Upper Perkiomen's field hockey team remain high. In order to contend for a Pioneer Athletic Conference title and get back to the state tournament,

AiYi Young participates in a passing drill during practice
on Tuesday.

the team will rely on significant contributions from a strong group of 11 freshmen and 10 sophomores.

            "Our numbers are really up," head coach Jamie Warren said Tuesday morning. "This is a good group."

            With only five returning starters, the underclassmen will vie for the remaining six spots and receive plenty of playing time, according to Warren. She expressed hope that internal competition would enhance their development.

            The coach declined to identify most of the ninth graders, four of whom played on a club team over the summer. "They are going to contribute," Warren said.

            Abriana Gatto and Morgan Fiorito are the only seniors remaining from the team reached the PIAA Class 2A Championships last season. Juniors Jenna Fiorito, AiYi Young and Tori Williams also played a major role for the Indians, who finished ...



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