New Wyoming Area team members learning sport of swimming

Natalie Carr is providing lessons, perhaps teaching more than coaching during the preseason. After finding her Wyoming Area swimming program in jeopardy of not being able to proceed with team competition because of low numbers, Carr went on the recruiting trail. She concentrated on freshmen, with the intentions of retaining newcomers for years to come. […]

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Sports Briefs: PA boys basketball lottery money due

PA boys basketball lottery money/tickets due Lottery ticket returns are now due for all Pittston Area boys basketball players in grades 7 through 12. Parents are to return their lottery money/tickets in an envelope with their child’s name printed clearly on the front. They may be given to a team parent or coach. Stan Waleski […]

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Pittston Area, Wyoming Area varsity athletic schedules

MONDAY, DEC. 11 Boys basketball: Pittston Area at Holy Cross, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Hanover Area at Pittston Area, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Wyoming Area at Montoursville, 7:15 p.m. TUESDAY, DEC. 12 Girls swimming: Hazleton Area at Wyoming Area, 4:15 p.m. Wrestling: Wyoming Area at Lackawanna Trail, 7 p.m. Boys basketball: Wyoming Area at Mountain […]

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Jordan Black thriving in second season on LCCC basketball team

Pittston Area graduate Jordan Black is ranking among the top players in the country in National Junior College Athletic Association Division III men’s basketball in his second and final season at Luzerne County Community College. The 6-foot-4 sophomore center is 11th in the nation in field goals, 12th in offensive rebounds and total rebounds and […]

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With experience and size in the backcourt, Pittston Area’s guard may be asked to help an inexperienced frontcourt. Alex McAndrew, a four-year player who was the team’s point guard before a season-ending knee injury, is back along with Matt McGlynn, the team’s top 3-point shooter. “We may mix and match quite a bit,” Patriots coach […]

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Versatile leaders may hold key to continued climb by Warriors

Versatility among key players could hold the key for Wyoming Area in what is becoming an increasingly difficult pursuit – to continue climbing through the ranks of Wyoming Valley Conference boys basketball. The task is more challenging because the Warriors are no longer trying to improve upon minimal wins. Two-time, all-star forward Sam Greenfield joins […]

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Lady Patriots will need to redistribute scoring

Pittston Area only has to replace two players from a girls basketball team that came within an overtime loss of reaching the state tournament a year ago. Leah Hodick and Alexa Noone each return after scoring in double figures last season, but the team lost its top two scorers in Taryn Ashby and Kirsten Durling. […]

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Four Patriots part of field hockey all-star win

KINGSTON – Pittston Area had four players on the winning team Nov. 26 when the first District 2 Field Hockey Senior Classic was held at Wyoming Valley West’s Spartan Stadium. Bailey Jordan, Nina Cirelli, Abbie Vaxmonsky and Hannah Robbins all played for the East team in a 3-1 win over the West. Wyoming Area’s Jalen […]

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

PA Swim and Dive Team Booster Clud holding fundraisier Dec. 8 PITTSTON — The Pittston Area Swim and Dive Team Booster Club will hold an adults only fundraiser night at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 at the Red Mill, 340 S. Main St. Money raised will be used to provide an end of season banquet, […]

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Pittston Area golfer Allie Craig honored

Pittston Area golf coach Len Benfante presents Allie Craig with an award honoring her second straight championship in the Wyoming Valley Conference qualifier for the District 2 Class 3A girls individual tournament. photo

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