Colonial League

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This article is about the Pennsylvania high school conference. For the baseball league, see Colonial League (baseball). For the NCAA conference originally known as the Colonial League, see Patriot League.
Colonial League
Colonial League logo.png
Formation 1975
Legal status
Association
Purpose Athletic/Educational
Region served
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
Delaware Valley, Pennsylvania
Northeastern Pennsylvania
Membership 14 schools
Official language
English
President
Bryan Geist
Parent organization
PIAA
Affiliations PIAA District XI
Website colonialleague.org
Remarks (610) 767 – 9840

The Colonial League is an athletic conference consisting of 14 high schools mostly from the Lehigh Valley portion of eastern Pennsylvania in the United States. It is part of District XI of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association. The Colonial League is designed for mid and small-size schools in the Lehigh Valley. Larger schools in the region compete in the Lehigh Valley Conference.

History[edit]

In 1975, nine schools from the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania merged to form the Colonial League. Since then, a total of six teams have joined the league, with one team leaving.

Charter members[edit]

The Colonial League was founded in 1975, with the following teams as charter members.

1994 Additions[edit]

The following teams moved from the neighboring Centennial League in 1994.

1994 Departure[edit]

In 1994, the Nazareth Blue Eagles decided to leave the Colonial League to compete with larger schools from the Lehigh Valley in the Mountain Valley Conference. Since then, they joined the Lehigh Valley Conference in 2001.

2014 Additions[edit]

The following schools were formerly associate members of the Colonial League; they participated in a number of sports, with some in league play and others as independent status. In time for the 2014–15 sports seasons, they were promoted to a full-time membership.

Recent champions[edit]

The champions of the 2012–13 athletic seasons.

NOTE: As the seasons end, the champions will be updated.

Fall sports[edit]

  • Boys Cross Country – Regular Season: Bangor
  • Boys Cross Country – League Meet: Bangor
  • Boys Cross Country – League Meet Individual: Kyle Gonoude, Salisbury
  • Girls Cross Country – Regular Season: Northwestern Lehigh
  • Girls Cross Country – League Meet: Northwestern Lehigh
  • Girls Cross Country – League Meet Individual: Elizabeth Chikotas, Saucon Valley
  • Field Hockey: Northern Lehigh
  • Football: Catasauqua
  • Golf: Notre Dame GP
  • Girls Tennis: Bangor
  • Boys Soccer: Southern Lehigh
  • Girls Soccer: Saucon Valley

Winter sports[edit]

  • Boys Basketball: Notre Dame Green Pond
  • Girls Basketball: Northwestern Lehigh
  • Wrestling – Team: Saucon Valley

Spring sports[edit]

  • Baseball: Notre Dame GP
  • Softball: Catasauqua
  • Boys Tennis: Moravian Academy
  • Boys Track – Team: Bangor Area
  • Boys Track – Individual:
Event Name School Time / Distance
100
200
400
800
1600
3200
400 Relay
1600 Relay
3200 Relay
110 HH
300 IH
Shot Put
Discus
Javelin
High Jump
Long Jump
Triple Jump
Pole Vault

$: New Colonial League Meet Record

  • Girls Track – Team: Northwestern Lehigh
  • Girls Track – Individual:
Event Name School Time / Distance
100
200
400
800
1600
3200
400 Relay
1600 Relay
3200 Relay
100 HH
300 IH
Shot Put
Discus
Javelin
High Jump
Long Jump
Triple Jump
Pole Vault

$: New Colonial League Meet Record

See also[edit]

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