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Keith Groller
Reporter, Sr
My Role

Keith covers all levels of sports -- high school, college and professional. Writes features, game stories amd columns and also hosts The Morning Call's weekly sports radio and television shows.
My Biography

Keith has been covering sports at The Morning Call for more than 30 years and has won numerous community service awards in the Lehigh Valley in his career. He was The Morning Call's "Publisher's Excellence" award winner in 1999 and has been inducted into the Lehigh Valley Softball Hall of Fame and Blue Mountain Baseball League Hall of Fame for his coverage.
My Interests

Traveling with family. Love animals and music of various genres and taking in Broadway-style productions.
My Recent Articles

Shafnisky starts slow, finishes strong during Lehigh's Brown and White Game 4/19/2014
Lehigh coach Andy Coen said he was hoping to see good things from quarterback Nick Shafnisky during Saturday's Brown and White Game.It took awhile, but Coen got his wish.Shafnisky, the rising sophomore from Whitehall, started slow but finished strong as the White (offense) rallied past the Brown (defense) for a 37-35 win in the modified scoring system at Goodman Stadium.Expected to compete with Matt McHale, among others, for a starting job once training camp begins in August, Shafnisky was plagu...

The obituary and funeral arrangements for Whitehall assistant coach Ron Madouse 4/18/2014
I know a lot of people have been asking about the funeral arrangements for Ron Madouse.Obviously, he touched a lot of lives as a coach at Whitehall and Catasauqua and a teacher at Freedom.Here is his obit and the funeral details courtesy of Gilbert Funeral Home of Whitehall: Ronald William Madouse 51 years of Whitehall, passed away on Tuesday April 15, 2014at his home. He was the husband of Wendy L. (Eichelberger) Madouse for 26 years. He was born in Allentown to the late William and Sandra (Mel...

Wednesday's softball recap and standings update: Big wins by Parkland and Northampton 4/17/2014
With each day we're starting to get more clarity on the local softball landscape.It is clear to me by now that Parkland is the team to beat in the LVC, but Northampton, even without Marly Laubach, is a very good team that just might return to the league playoffs.Both the Trojans and Konkrete Kids posted big wins on Wednesday, and first-year coaches at Salisbury and Bangor seem to be making their mark. A look back:LEHIGH VALLEY CONFERENCEBecahi 12, Allen 3 -- Elyse Cuttic HR; Emily Brandstetter 3...

My time on a Bethlehem sidewalk, and a Wednesday I won't soon forget 4/16/2014
In his famous ESPYs speech in 1993, the late Jim Valvano talked about what constitutes a good, full day and he talked about the need to experience a variety of emotions in any given day. Remember these words from Jimmy V:"To me, there are three things we all should do every day. We should do this every day of our lives. Number one is laugh. You should laugh every day. Number two is think. You should spend some time in thought. Number three is, you should have your emotions moved to tears, could ...

Big loss in the Whitehall, Catasauqua and Freedom communities 4/16/2014
It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Ron Madouse, who was a member of the Whitehall High basketball coaching staff. He died on Tuesday. Ron, a member of Whitehall's Class of 1980, was ingrained in the Zephyrs community and a friendly face to see whether it was in the football pressbox or on the coaching sideline. I know he was very close to head coach Jeff Jones and John "Beet" Bowman, the Zephyrs' scorekeeper and a stat man for RCN4.I've also learned he was a roommate of well-k...