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Strunk steals show for sixth Freedom 76 victory at Grandview

By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media|

Saxton: Past champions, hopefuls vying for Freedom 76 Classic title

Many of the top names in dirt track Modified stock car racing have won the Freedom 76 Classic at Grandview Speedway. And there are many top names in the sport that are still without a win in the prestigious race. Many past winners and non-winners will...

By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media|

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    Defense carries Spring City past Exton 4-2 in Chester County opening round

    ROYERSFORD >> Not many pitchers can plunk eight batters, walk three others and live to tell about it.

    By Thomas Nash tnash@21st-centurymedia.com @Thomas_Nash10 on Twitter |

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    Kimberton rallies past Spring-Ford to claim title

    SPRING CITY >> District 4 finalists Kimberton and Spring-Ford staged a rematch in the finals of the Cal Ripken Pennsylvania Northwest Regional Tournament for 12-year-olds that ended July 4 at the Wall Street Elementary School complex.

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    Saxton: Modifieds making big return to Susquehanna Speedway on July 31

    For the first time since 2009, the rumble of Modifieds returns to Susquehanna Speedway Park on Sunday, July 31.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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    SAXTON: Phoenixville’s Aquilante wins Trans-Am race

    Phoenixville’s Andrew Aquilante came off an earlier SCCA Majors victory at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and repeated the feat in the Trans-Am Series recently at Millville, New Jersey Motorsports Park, driving flag-to-flag for the win.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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    Saxton: Broadcaster bias an increasing issue in NASCAR

    I don’t always agree with Brad Keselowski. Sometimes I think he comes across as somewhat arrogant. However I do agree with him when he talks about the NASCAR Fox Sports broadcast team and some of them being biased.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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    Von Dohren grabs 3rd modified win of season at Grandview

    BECHTELSVILLE >> Defending Grandview Speedway Modified point champion and current point leader Craig VonDohren damaged his primary car in his qualifying event forcing him to go to a back-up car in the consolation race. The multi-time track champion was able to win the consolation and then started 22nd in the T.P. Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified All-American Racing Series 30-Lap feature sponsored by Bechtelsville Car Wash on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway. By the 14th lap he was in a...

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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    Seiberlich preps for big stage at U.S. Olympic Trials

    SCHUYLKILL >> As a young girl just beginning all the details involved in sports, Emma Seiberlich watched on television with optimum interest as star United States swimmers competed against the best the rest of the world had to offer at the Olympic Games.

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    Buckwalter, Hershey win at Williams Grove

    WILLIAMS GROVE >> The Royersford Rocket Steve Buckwalter won a thrilling and hotly-contested sprint car event at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, holding off the furious challenges of Brian Montieth, Danny Dietrich and Greg Hodnett to pick up the victory.

    By Ken Johnson For Digital First Media |

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    Buckwalter sweeps Sprints; Pauch Sr., Bednar share SpeedSTR wins in Ronnie Tobias Memorial

    Kutztown >> “Us old guys need shorter races like these; we can handle these short ones,” smiled Billy Pauch Sr. after winning the first of six main events run at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds.

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    Common running injuries treated in physical therapy

    As the weather starts to heat up more people are lacing up their sneakers, grabbing their iPods, and hitting the road. Running and power walking outside are very popular forms of exercise and while they both have excellent health benefits, physical problems can still arise. Even running or walking a few miles per week can lead to pain in the hips, legs and feet. In this article we will review some of the common injuries that afflict runners.

    By John R. Mishock, PT, DPT, DC Mishock Physical Therapy & Associates, LLC. |

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