NEWS STORIES ABOUT BEST

News stories about BEST through the years.

MORNING CALL - BE AN ANGEL

BEST featured in a full-page visual piece in The Morning Call on November 29th, 2015. “BEST offers college scholarships for economically disadvantaged students from the Lehigh Valley.”

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MORNING CALL - MLB LEGENDS JENKINS & BLUE HEADLINE CELEBRITY WEEKEND

Major League Baseball legends Ferguson Jenkins and Vida Blue (pictured below) were the headliners at BEST's Celebrity Meet & Greet and Golf Tournament in 2015. Click the image below to read the full story originally published on July 16, 2015 in The Morning Call's Sports section.

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MORNING CALL - FIFTH ANNUAL CELEBRITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

More than 30 Major League Baseball legends joined BEST's supporters for the Fifth Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament. Gary Lavelle, Liberty High School grad and big league pitcher, was joined by Hall of Famer Andre Dawson. Click the image below to view the story originally published in The Morning Call on July 23, 2013. 

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EXPRESS TIMES - HALL OF FAMER JOINS BEST SCHOLARSHIP RECEPTION

Enough former ballplayers to fill a major league roster, including Hall of Famer Jim Rice, showed their support for the work of BEST at the organization’s fourth annual scholarship reception at the Sands Hotel. Click the image below to view the story originally published in The Express Times on June 25, 2012. 

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EXPRESS TIMES - PHILLIES GREAT "DUTCH" JOINS BEST RECEPTION

Phillies' great Darren "Dutch" Daulton, and players from the Mets, Phillies, and Yankees and football players from the Giants supported the work of BEST at the third annual scholarship reception at the Sands Hotel. Click the image below to view the story originally published in The Express Times on July 25, 2011. 

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MORNING CALL - MIKE NIKORAK BASEBALL CLINIC

Mike Nikorak, former Stroudsburg High star who was drafted first round by the Colorado Rockies in June 2014, joined BEST for a baseball clinic with kids at the Pocono Dome in Sciota. Click the image below to see the original story from "Around the Valley" in The Morning Call on October 24, 2015.

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EXPRESS TIMES - SIXTH ANNUAL CELEBRITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

Former Major League Baseball stars, including New York Yankees outfielder Roy White, raise money at the sixth annual BEST Celebrity Golf Tournament. Click the image below to read the article published on July 21, 2014 in The Express Times.

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EXPRESS TIMES - FIRST GRADUATING CLASS AT FIFTH ANNUAL CELEBRITY WEEKEND

BEST celebrated the graduation of its first class and welcomed a new class of high school graduates. Hall of Famer Andre Dawson and legends including Lee Smith, Paul Blair, and Steve Braun joined the reception at the Sands Hotel and golf outing at Green Pond Country Club. Click the image below to view the story originally published in The Express Times on July 22, 2013.

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MORNING CALL - 30+ BASEBALL LEGENDS ATTEND SCHOLARSHIP RECEPTION

Baseball Hall of Famer Jim Rice and ex-Phillies such as Tommy Greene, Jim Eisenreich, Ozzie Virgil Jr. and Allentown resident Art Mahaffey joined BEST's 2012 scholarship reception. In total, more than 30 Major League Baseball legends attended. Click the image below to view the story originally published in The Morning Call's Sports page on June 24, 2012.

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MORNING CALL - BASEBALL AND FOOTBALL LEGENDS JOIN BEST RECEPTION

A long list of former Yankees, Phillies, Mets, football Giants and other sports personalities joined BEST at the scholarship reception at the Sands Hotel. Familiar names like Tommy John, Darren Daulton, Bud Harrelson, and Jim Eisenreich signed autographs, mingled with guests, and even shared some stories. Click the image below to view the story originally published in The Morning Call on July 22, 2011.

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