Majority of players dismissed from varsity roster
Nolan Graber took his position at third base Tuesday surrounded by unfamiliar faces. Most of the teammates he has grown up playing with, and those he's
befriended in recent years, are no longer on Upper Perkiomen's varsity baseball roster.
"It was weird not having them there," Graber said.
In their first game since school officials dismissed several players from the team, the Indians suffered a 5-2 non-league loss Tuesday against Brandywine Heights. Playing mostly with former members of the junior varsity team, they managed just two hits at Bonekemper Field.
Head coach Frank Mercon and high school Principal Robert Carpenter deferred all questions on the situation to ...
A proposal floated by District One would have eliminated conference play for high school football teams. However, a lack of approval by the member conferences forced district officials to abandon a plan to schedule all games for its member schools.
Earlier this month, the committee voted unanimously to discontinue any discussion or action on the topic following a straw vote of conferences in the district, according to Sean Kelly, the assistant executive director for District One.
"I'm sure anything is possible, but I don't see this topic returning to the district committee," Kelly wrote in an email.
The vote means Upper Perkiomen will ...