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Pittston Area pole vaulter Abby Norwillo off to University of Pennsylvania

PITTSTON – Soaring over the bar and climbing the ranks to be among the top high school pole vaulters in the country opened doors that Abby Norwillo once thought might be closed to her. “I never thought that I could go Ivy League,” Norwillo said of accepting an offer to attend the University of Pennsylvania […]

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Pittston Area wrestling coach James Woodall hopes to turn program around

After suffering through a 1-15 season as Pittston Area head coach in the 2016-17 season, James Woodall sees hope for the Patriots as they try to turn the program around moving forward. The Patriots struggled with declining numbers during a season in which they finished last of seven teams in Division 1 of the Wyoming […]

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Warriors return veterans, add junior high promotions to wrestling lineup

Wyoming Area returns six wrestlers who placed at the District 2 Class 2A Tournament last season, but just as importantly for the hopes of team success, the Warriors have expanded the number of wrestlers in the program. “This being our second year at Wyoming Area, it takes a little bit to grow your numbers,” said […]

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Gallagher returns for all-star soccer game, assists on two goals

KINGSTON – Erica Gallagher missed out on finishing her senior season at Wyoming Area when she suffered a concussion in the regular-season finale, costing her a chance to play in two playoff games. Gallagher made it back on to the field one last time Monday night for the Wyoming Valley Conference Coaches Senior Classic at […]

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Wyoming Area Boys Basketball Fall Elementary League participants to be recognized

The Wyoming Area Boys Basketball Fall Elementary League concluded on Nov. 4 and Elementary Night will be held Saturday, Dec. 16 when Wyoming Area takes on Carbondale Area at the Wyoming Area Secondary Center, 20 Memorial St., Exeter. Admission is free for boys who participated in the fall league. Players will be recognized prior to […]

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Sports Briefs: Stan Waleski Basketball Camp is Nov. 24 in Laflin

Stan Waleski Black Friday Basketball Camp is Nov. 24 LAFLIN — Registrations are being accepted for the Stan Waleski Black Friday Basketball Camp to be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24 at the St. Joseph’s Oblates Gym in Laflin. This camp is for boys and girls in grades 1 through 7. […]

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Pittston Area graduate Hassan Maxwell leads King’s past Wilkes

Hassan Maxwell’s fourth-quarter interception helped King’s College finish off a 40-26 win over Wilkes University Nov. 11 in the Mayor’s Cup football game. Maxwell, a Pittston Area graduate, and Jake Manetti, an Old Forge graduate, each finished out their college careers with a win to complete a 5-5 season for the Monarchs. King’s scored in […]

8 Comments - 7:21 pm

Man on the street: ‘How do you cook a turkey?’

“You pour broth on it then put it in the oven. Then you check on it and take it out when it’s done.” Alexis Bowman, 12 Pittston “You stuff it with a butter sandwich and put it on the grill.” Eli Marranca, 3 Pittston “First, you put it in a pan. Then you put the […]

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Old Forge wins state game; Ivan Balavage leads Scranton Prep

Brendan Mozeleski carried 25 times for 190 yards and three touchdowns while becoming Old Forge’s all-time leading rusher and leading the Blue Devils deeper into the state football playoffs with a 41-0 rout of Delaware County Christian Friday night in the District 1-2 Class A Subregional championship at Marple Newtown High School. Mozeleski became the […]

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Elena Falcone closes college career with goal

Elana Falcone finished up her career with the Temple University women’s soccer team by scoring a goal in her final game Oct. 27 when the Owls lost to the University of Connecticut, 3-2. A Scranton Prep graduate from Pittston, Falcone started all 18 matches for Temple and finished tied for third on the team in […]

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