Posts tagged ‘Football’

Ron Gassert ’78 Inducted into Berks County Football Coaches Hall of Fame

Ron Gassert ’78, who starred in football and track & field at LVC, was one of eight inductees into the Berks County Football Coaches Hall of Fame. He had NFL tryouts with the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles and was inducted into the LVC Athletic Hall of Fame in 1994.

 

 

Anthony Calabrese ’73 Inducted into Geneva Sports Hall of Fame

Anthony Calabrese ’73, psychology, a three-sport star in high school and a football and lacrosse star at LVC, was inducted into the 2018 class of the Geneva Sports Hall of Fame. In 1989, he was inducted into the LVC Athletic Hall of Fame and in 2013 Calabrese was named to the Middle Atlantic Conference All-Century Lacrosse Team.

Barry Streeter ’71 Retires After Four Decades of Coaching

Barry Streeter ’71, sociology, retired after 39 years as head football coach of Gettysburg College. He began as an assistant coach at Cumberland Valley High School then the University of Delaware. He was inducted into the Lebanon Valley College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2003, where he was a star football player and lacrosse player as an undergraduate. Streeter finished his college coaching career with 196 wins, 10th best among current NCAA Division III football coaches.

Football Wins Homecoming Battle with Defense and Offense

The Flying Dutchmen football squad used a combined defensive and offensive effort to defeat defending conference champions Stevenson University 31-24 on Henry and Gladys Arnold Field last weekend. The largest Homecoming crowd in history saw the Dutchmen defense force seven turnovers and senior Jon Jones run for a pair of touchdowns and toss another.

Hayes and Jones Run Over FDU-Florham, 24–14

LVC improved to 2–1 in the Middle Atlantic Conference after the football team’s 24–14 victory over Jersey’s FDU-Florham on Saturday. Senior Jon Jones, a sociology major with a law and society minor, led all rushers with 73 yards on the ground. Classmate Paxson Hayes, a business administration major, led the scoring with two rushing touchdowns. It was the teams’ annual Coach to Cure MD game at Henry and Gladys Arnold Field. Levi Haines, who is battling Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, once again served as honorary caption.

De La Cruz’s TD’s Highlighted

Jeremy De La Cruz ’18, a criminal justice major with a Spanish minor, hauled in a pair of touchdown receptions during the football team’s 36–0 road victory over Wilkes University. De La Cruz, a wide receiver and Lebanon High School graduate, caught TD passes of 55 and 10 yards from quarterback Tyler Sterner ’18, business administration.

Football Team Recognized for Community Service

The LVC football team—a record 129 strong—and a dozen coaches spent a recent Sunday helping clean up the area near Stoever’s Dam in Lebanon at the suggestion of Mayor Sherry Capello. Led by Head Coach Joe Buehler ’89, the student-athletes and coaches cleared a popular hiking trail, made some minor repairs on a bridge, and even helped push a work truck out of the mud.