Wyoming Area places second in Casey Classic

Wyoming Area’s power play came through but the team struggled at even strength and fell short Dec. 30 with a 6-2 loss to Wyoming Seminary in the championship game of the Casey Classic at the Toyota Sportsplex in Wilkes-Barre. Wyoming Area was 2-for-4 on the power play. C.J. Rome scored in the second period after […]

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Wyoming Area placed three players, including two defensive linemen, on the first team of the Times Leader Football All-Star Team that was revealed in the newspaper’s Christmas Eve edition. Senior defensive lineman Shane Eslick, junior defensive lineman Cameron Carr and senior wide receiver Marc Anthony Minichello were the Warriors named to the team, which also […]

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Liz Waleski is averaging four points in 15 minutes per game as part of the rotation on the 5-4 Misericordia University women’s basketball team. The junior from Pittston Area is in her third season on the team. She started four of 25 games as a freshman, two of 28 as a sophomore and one of […]

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High School sports varsity schedule for Dec. 31 to Jan. 6

VARSITY ATHLETIC SCHEDULES Dec. 31-Jan. 6 TUESDAY, 1/2 Girls basketball: Pittston Area at Coughlin, 7:15 p.m. Girls basketball: Wyoming Area at Meyers, 7:15 p.m. WEDNESDAY, 1/3 Girls swimming: Pittston Area at Wyoming Seminary, at Wyoming Seminary Lower School, 4:30 p.m. Boys basketball: Coughlin at Pittston Area, 7:15 p.m. Boys basketball: Lake-Lehman at Wyoming Area, 7:15 […]

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High School Sports Roundup: Pittston Area falls, Wyoming Area wins in WVC girls basketball openers

YATESVILLE – Pittston Area coach Kathy Healey came away from a lengthy meeting with her team following Thursday night’s 39-35 home loss to Crestwood in the Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 girls basketball opener vowing that the Lady Patriots will take better care of the ball in the future. Sophomore center Leah Hodick led Pittston […]

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Holy Redeemer graduate Rebecca Prociak putting talent to work for Lady Monarchs

WILKES-BARRE – As an assistant coach at the time, Caitlin Hadzimichalis saw a lot of Rebecca Prociak and Mackenzie Yori as seniors in the 2015-16 high school season. “I followed the two of them all over northeastern Pennsylvania,” the second-year King’s College head coach said after her team’s final game before Christmas. As Hadzimachlis and […]

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Beyond the Byline: Let 2018 be a year of growth for all of us

As a reporter, I have had many opportunities to interview candidates who have lost an election, and I must say …. it’s been inspiring. Without fail (at least in my experience), the candidates have been gracious in their concession and committed to continuing to serve their community in any way possible. Many have, in that […]

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Sports Briefs: Registration open for Waleski Basketball Camp

Stan Waleski Basketball Camp is Dec. 27 and 28 LAFLIN — Registrations are being accepted for the Stan Waleski Holiday Basketball Camp to be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Joseph’s Oblates gym Wednesday, Dec. 27 and Thursday, Dec. 28. This camp is for boys and girls in grades one through […]

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Twins Ryan and Michael Murphy running together at Dickinson

Ryan and Michael Murphy, twin brothers from West Pittston, are working together on the Dickinson College indoor track and field team. In the last competition of the first semester, Michael and Ryan ran the second and third legs of the 2 x 200-meter Dickinson relay team that finished second at the Haverford College Holiday Invitational. […]

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Kiersten Grieco leads Pittston Area to opening swimming win

YATESVILLE – Kiersten Grieco and Olivia Norwillo won four events each and Pittston Area swept the top three spots in five of eight individual swimming events Tuesday to open the Wyoming Valley Conference girls swimming season with a 134-34 romp over visiting Wyoming Area. The Lady Patriots began the process of replacing graduated swimmers by […]

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