The Nazareth Varsity Football team was home this past Friday for the first time this season as they played host to Freedom. It was a great game with the Blue Eagles coming up a little short 31-27 to even the season record. The Blue Eagles will be back home this Friday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. vs. Liberty High School. This year’s homecoming game for Nazareth will be October 2 vs. Northampton. The Nazareth varsity girls soccer team had an exciting week of soccer as they beat Easton 3-1 at home on September 8. Unfortunately the girls fell to Parkland at home on September 12 with a score of 4-1. The girls will be at Whitehall at 7:30 p.m. September 16 and then at home vs. Central Catholic on September 18 at 3:30 p.m.
The Nazareth field hockey team is doing well. On September 8 they won 4-0 at Becahi but then fell short on September 9 at home against Easton with a score of 4-2. The field hockey girls beat Dieruff 3-0 on September 11 and will play at Whitehall at 7:30 p.m. on September 17. Shortly after, the girls will play at home vs. Pocono Mountain East on Saturday, Sept. 19 at noon and home vs. Pleasant Valley at 4 p.m. on September 21. The Nazareth varsity girls tennis team played September 8 at Stroudsburg and won 7-0. Afterwards it was back to home vs. East Stroudsburg North on September 11 and won 7-0. The tennis team will travel to Emmaus at 3:30 p.m. on September 17 and then will have Senior Day on September 21 at 3:30 p.m. vs. Whitehall.
The Nazareth boys soccer team is having a tough start. On September 8 the boys traveled to Easton where they fell 3-1. The boys will host Whitehall at home on September 16 and at Central Catholic at 3:30 p.m. on September 18. Afterwards, it’s off to Pleasant Valley at 7 p.m. on September 22.
The Nazareth varsity girls volleyball team traveled to Easton on September 8 and won 3-0 and then played host to Dieruff on September 10 winning with a score of 3-0. The volleyball team will host Whitehall at 5:45 p.m. on September 16 and on Saturday, September 19 they can look forward to hosting the Annual Blue Eagle Invitational in the Ray Nunamaker Gym starting at 8 a.m. On Saturday, September 12, Nazareth celebrated their 275th birthday with a parade where old Nazareth Speedway racecars were present with local emergency vehicles and sports teams. Stay tuned next week for more Blue Eagles news.