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Sport Scene Top Plays – Fall Week 7

This week's edition of top plays features a return to the frozen surface, an unbelievable milestone in field hockey, and some outstanding performances on the gridiron. Originally aired: 10/12/21

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LV Phantoms – Training Camp

With the 2021-22 campaign on the horizon, Kristi Fulkerson visited the PPL Center to check in with the Phantoms as they kicked off training camp. Originally aired: 10/6/21

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LV Phantoms – Ian Laperriere Sit Down (Part 2)

Kristi Fulkerson continues her conversation with new Phantoms bench boss Ian Laperriere as he prepares for his first season as a head coach, discussing what he expects from his players and staff and Lehigh Valley's young talent. Originally aired: 10/1/21

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LV Phantoms – Ian Laperriere Sit Down (Part 1)

Kristi Fulkerson sat down with new Phantoms bench boss Ian Laperriere to discuss his life in hockey, his time with the Flyers organization, and what he hopes to accomplish with Lehigh Valley. Originally aired: 9/29/21

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Flyers Update

Kristi Fulkerson checks in with the Flyers organization as the season nears, and catches up with some former Phantoms. Originally aired: 9/22/21

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Saquon Barkley – Jersey Retirement

New York Giants superstar Saquon Barkley began his football journey at Whitehall, and he returned this past week to have his #21 jersey retired. He spent time with friends, family and fans, remembering his accomplishments and looking forward to what he wants to achieve in the NFL. Originally aired: 9/15/21

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LV IronPigs – Darick Hall

Pigs slugger Darick Hall is in the midst of a huge season at the dish; he sat down with Doug Heater to discuss the adjustments he made in the box. Originally aired: 9/1/21

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Clay Chemnitz – A Hockey Journey

Clay Chemnitz graduated from Southern Lehigh a year early to pursue his dream of playing hockey at the next level, joining the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Knights as a 17 year-old. Originally aired: 8/23/21

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LV IronPigs – Charlie Tilson

Like many minor league ball players, Charlie Tilson was out of the game during the 2020 season. He returned to the diamond with the Pigs this season, and he's taken advantage, swinging a hot bat and playing a huge role for Lehigh Valley. Originally aired: 8/18/21

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LV Phantoms – Ian Laperriere Interview (Part 2)

New Phantoms bench boss Ian Laperriere joined Doug Heater and Steve Degler in the IronPigs booth to chat about his excitement for the upcoming season, the talent pipeline, and the fan support. Originally aired: 8/18/21

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T.J. Chillot’s Hockey Journey

TJ Chillot doesn't have the typical announcer's origin story, but he's excited to start his new chapter as play-by-play for the Charlotte Checkers. Originally aired: 8/4/21

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LV IronPigs – Matt Vierling

Matt Vierling has taken the field for the Reading Fightin' Phils, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, and the Philadelphia Phillies this season. He caught up with Steve Degler to chat about his wild ride on the diamond this year. Originally aired: 8/3/21

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LV IronPigs – Mike Adams

Steve Degler caught up with Pigs righty Mike Adams to discuss his recent success, his love for the Phillies, and his baseball journey. Originally aired: 7/29/21

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Gabe Castano – Olympics 2020

Gabe Castano was sensational in the pool for the Central Catholic Vikings, and he hasn't stopped improving since he left for Penn State. Now, the 50M freestyle swimmer has the opportunity of a lifetime as he looks to secure some hardware while representing Mexico in the 2020 Olympics. Originally aired: 7/28/21

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LV IronPigs – Dalton Guthrie

Dalton Guthrie has been on an absolute tear the past couple weeks, swinging one of the hottest bats in the minors. He caught up with Steve Degler to chat about his baseball journey. Originally aired: 7/27/21

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LV Phantoms – Schedule Release

Fall hockey returns to the PPL Center for the first time in 2 years as the AHL and Phantoms look for a return to normalcy in the 2021-2022 season. The puck drops in three months! Originally aired: 7/23/21

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Lehigh Baseball – Pitchers Get Picked

Mountain Hawk pitchers Mason Black and Matt Svanson were selected in the 2021 MLB Draft, with Black joining the San Francisco Giants organization and Svanson heading to the Toronto Blue Jays farm system. Originally aired: 7/22/21

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Enes Kanter Visits Slate Belt YMCA

NBA players don't often find themselves in the Slate Belt. The Greater Valley YMCA and Chestnut Retreat Center teamed up with Portland center Enes Kanter to bring the big man to the Lehigh Valley, and a fun, educational day camp to local youngsters. Originally aired: 7/20/21

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LV IronPigs – Spencer Howard (Part 1)

Spencer Howard spent the last few years as one of the Phillies' top prospects before graduating to the big leagues last season. He's been on the shuttle this season but is looking forward to helping out the big club any way that he can. Originally aired: 7/20/21

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Tough Mudder Pocono 2021

Competitors from around the area traveled to the Pocono Raceway to get as dirty as possible in this year's Tough Mudder. Originally aired: 7/19/21

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LV IronPigs – Mark Appel

After stepping away from the game for three years, Mark Appel was drawn back to the diamond. The former number 1 overall pick sat down with Doug Heater to discuss his time away, his comeback, and what it means to pitch for the IronPigs. Originally aired: 7/13/21

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LV IronPigs – J.D. Hammer

Days before getting called up to the big club, Doug Heater sat down with IronPigs reliever J.D. Hammer to chat about the changes he made in the offseason, his mindset on the mound, and what he's looking forward to the rest of the season. Originally aired: 7/9/21

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Velodrome Cyclist – Maddie Godby

Local cyclist Maddie Godby will be representing the United States at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and she caught up with Cassie Schmidt on her journey and what she's looking forward to the most. Originally aired: 7/7/21

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LV Phantoms & Philadelphia Flyers Update

Former Phantom and current Flyers standout, Oscar Lindblom, discusses what it means to him to be awarded the Bill Masterson Memorial Trophy, plus a look at a few contract extensions for Lehigh Valley. Originally aired: 6/16/21

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LV IronPigs – Mickey Moniak

No one's been swinging a hotter bat in the last couple weeks than Mickey Moniak, and the former 1st overall pick is hoping his success elevates him to the big leagues. Originally aired: 6/16/21

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LV Phantoms Head Coach – Ian Laperriere

Ian Laperriere has spent most of his life around the frozen surface, including his final season as a player with the Philadelphia Flyers. As his 13th year with the organization approaches, the Phantoms new bench boss looks forward to the challenges of being a first-time head coach. Originally aired: 6/10/21

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An Interview with AHL President Scott Howson

Kristi Fulkerson chats with American Hockey League President Scott Howson about successes and challenges of the 20-21 season, plans for division playoffs, and expectations for the 21-22 campaign.

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LV Phantoms – Linking Up with TJ Brennan

Kristi Fulkerson hit the range with former Phantoms defenseman TJ Brennan to chat about his time in Allentown, his participation in the upcoming Pennsylvania Mid-Amateur, and what's next for his hockey career. Originally aired: 9/9/20

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LV Phantoms – Phantoms Spelling Bee 2020

The 2020 Phantoms Spelling Bee is here! Goaltender Alex Lyon is this year's host challenging four teammates to try and spell their way to victory. Three rookies and one captain vie for the title in the 5th edition of the Phantoms Spelling Bee.

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Phantoms Host PCFLV Families

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms hosted some families from the Pediatric Cancer Foundation this past week, as they got to tour the locker room and team facilities. Originally aired: 1/14/20

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Phantoms Teddy Bear Toss Delivery 2019

Ever wonder what happens to the thousands of stuffed animals thrown to the ice on Teddy Bear Toss night? They’re counted one-by-one and delivered to local non-profit, Valley Youth House. Part of the annual delivery tradition includes the help of the LV Phantoms players who set up and scored the Teddy Bear Toss goal! Originally aired: 12/16/19

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Phantoms Host U.S. Sled Hockey Team

Just before the LV Phantoms opened their 2019-20 season, they welcomed a fellow group of elite hockey players to Allentown. The U.S. National Men’s Sled Hockey Team called PPL Center home for 4 days of training camp, spending time with both the professionals and the Phantoms Charities Sled Hockey Team. The 3-time reigning Paralympic gold medalists and 2019 World Champions continue to compete at a high level while working tirelessly to grow the game. Originally aired: 9/30/19

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LV Phantoms – Skills Camp

Phantoms Annual Youth Hockey development Camp took place last week at the Steel Ice Center in Bethlehem. The young athletes learned the fundamentals of hockey and trained on the ice alongside Phantoms Goaltender Alex Lyon and Phantoms Assistant Coach Kerry Huffman. Originally aired: 7/26/19

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LV Phantoms – Youth Goalie & Shooting Clinic

The Phantoms hosted their Annual Youth Goalie and Shooting Clinic this past week at the Steel Ice Center. The specialized clinic helps the young athletes fine-tune their skill set on the ice. Originally aired: 7/26/19

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LV Phantoms – Phantoms Spelling Bee 2019

Phantoms forward, fan favorite, and honorary TV2 personality, Cole Bardreau, has some fun with four of the team’s rookies - Connor Bunnaman, Pascal Laberge, David Kase, and Carsen Twarynski — putting them to the test as part of the 2019 Phantoms Spelling Bee. Originally aired: 4/8/19

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Colin McDonald Comes Full Circle

Following in the footsteps of his father and making his hockey dream a reality, Colin McDonald began his pro career with the Springfield Falcons in 2007. More than a decade later, the 34-year old returned to the same Massachusetts arena as captain of the 2019 AHL All-Star Classic, taking time to reflect on his decorated career. His passion for the game and dedication as a leader making the fourth-year Phantoms captain invaluable to the Flyers organization on and off the ice. Originally aired: 4/1/19

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Carter Hart Makes the Leap

It's been an eventful season for both the Flyers and Phantoms front office with head coaching changes, injuries, call-ups, and trades but one constant has been the overwhelming support for the team's youngest goaltender. Kristi Fulkerson caught up with Carter Hart to talk about his pro career start with the Phantoms and how he's handling life in the NHL. Originally aired: 2/25/19

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Phantoms Christmas Shopping 2018

Tis the season of giving and members of the Phantoms organization continued to find ways to give back to their community. Alex Lyon, Colin McDonald, and Greg Carey joined Kristi Fulkerson on a holiday shopping trip to Target, each adopting a child as part of Valley Youth House's holiday gift campaign, teaming up to check items off the kids' wish list. The trio later wrapped and delivered the gifts themselves. Originally aired: 12/17/18

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Phantoms Feud

Phantoms forward Cole Bardreau hosts the first annual edition of Phantoms Feud, pitting the USA vs. the World (Canada, in this case) in an entertaining spoof of the lovable game show. Are you ready to Feud? Originally aired: 11/19/18

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Cole Bardreau’s Fearless Comeback

After suffering a serious neck injury in college, Cole Bardreau beat the odds to return to the ice alongside his teammates. The Phantoms third-year center has continued to battle injuries in his professional career but perseveres with an attitude and energy fueled by his passion for the game. Kristi Fulkerson tells the comeback story. Originally aired: 3/19/18

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T.J. Brennan: A Hockey Life

A veteran AHL defenseman and life-long Flyers fan, T.J. Brennan signed with his favorite childhood team in the summer of 2016 joining the club's AHL affiliate Lehigh Valley Phantoms. After growing up in New Jersey and playing seven seasons of professional hockey, his career had come nearly full circle with one step left to take. Kristi Fulkerson tells the story of T.J's dedicated hockey life and why making his way back to the Flyers organization is a dream come true. Originally aired: 4/3/17

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