Pittston Area rallies to beat Coughlin, clinch playoff spot

YATESVILLE — Down by a point and with six minutes left, Pittston Area had already clinched a playoff spot thanks to Honesdale losing. The Patriots, though, didn’t go into Friday night’s game with Coughlin wanting someone else doing their work. They wanted to earn a postseason berth on their own merit, and thanks to senior […]

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Dallas stops conversion try to defeat Wyoming Area in overtime

WEST PITTSTON — Dallas’ Christian Motley is often the shortest player on the field on Friday nights. But he often plays like the smartest as well. So when Wyoming Area’s best receiver went in motion on a two-point conversion try in overtime, the 5-foot-5 junior knew what was coming. More importantly, he stopped it. Motley […]

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Keemar Woodruff leads Pittston Area past Nanticoke

YATESVILLE — Running game. Passing game. Offense. Defense. It made no difference in the first 16 minutes Friday night. Keemar Woodruff found a way to get involved in all of them, getting Pittston Area out to a fast start on the way to a 46-21 Senior Night victory over visiting Nanticoke. Pittston Area opened a […]

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High School Preview: Improved Dallas heads to Wyoming Area

The boundaries for Dallas and Wyoming Area meet, yet the two schools haven’t really established a neighborhood rivalry. Perhaps because there’s a good amount of wilderness between the two. Perhaps because Dallas is too preoccupied with Back Mountain rival Lake-Lehman. Likewise, Wyoming Area just needs to look across the Susquehanna River to see its most-disliked […]

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Wyoming Area football team rolls past winless GAR in 44-7 victory

WILKES-BARRE — With a tough three-game stretch ahead, Wyoming Area could have easily looked past winless GAR on Saturday night. The Warriors didn’t, scoring on their first three possessions on the way to a 44-7 rout of the Grenadiers in a Wyoming Valley Conference interdivisional game. Wyoming Area improved to 3-4 as it heads into […]

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Jared Marshman leads Berwick past Pittston Area in his return

YATESVILLE — The domination by Berwick’s defense was the old news. Berwick threw in a new twist Friday night. Bulldogs quarterback Jared Marshman threw for three touchdowns and ran for another in the first appearance of his senior season, helping the Bulldogs break away from host Pittston Area, 36-0, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Class […]

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Wyoming Area loses in Class 4A state softball opener

ALLENTOWN — One early smash off Jess Parente’s bat and a later fly ball that settled gently into Annie Karcutskie’s glove were the two biggest signs. Wyoming Area made it clear Monday afternoon. Bangor’s latest victory, playing close to home in the first round of the PIAA Class 4A softball playoffs, was not going to […]

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Wyoming Area stuns Nanticoke to advance to district title game

NEWPORT TWP. — As the losses piled up in late April, Wyoming Area softball coach John McNeil kept mentioning the need for his team to mature. The Warriors, perhaps, came of age Tuesday as they fought through a gut-wrenching, emotional 10 innings to knock off top-seeded Nanticoke 6-5 in a District 2 Class 4A semifinal […]

8 Comments - 10:20 pm

WVC Girls Lacrosse All-Stars released

Wyoming Seminary’s Kate Romanowski was named WVC Girls Lacrosse MVP as selected by the coaches. Lake-Lehman’s Ron Strohl was named Coach of the Year. WVC Girls Lacrosse All-Star Team MVP: Kate Romanowski, midfield, Wyoming Seminary Coach of the Year: Ron Strohl, Lake-Lehman First Team Attack: Natasha Koslop, Crestwood; Katie Strohl, Lake-Lehman; Samantha Delamater, Dallas; Abby […]

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Crestwood defeats Wyoming Area in District 2 Boys Lacrosse semifinals

WYOMING — When Wyoming Area closed within two goals for the second time, Crestwood goalie Reed Karaska went to work. Karaska made six of his 10 saves while holding the top-seeded Warriors scoreless over the final 18:20 when the visiting Comets pulled away for a 13-6 victory in the District 2 Class 2A boys lacrosse […]

8 Comments - 10:27 pm

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