Pittston Area grad Pat Mitchell contributing to King’s basketball team

Pat Mitchell has gotten playing time in the last four King’s College men’s basketball games. The 6-foot-5 freshman forward/center from Pittston Area did not play in the first two games, but has played 27 minutes in the four games since for the Monarchs (3-3). Mitchell had two points and a rebound Tuesday in a 74-72 […]

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Peeking into the past: Lack of published sports photos due to feud

Editor’s note: This article originally published on Dec. 2, 2012 Question #1 In 1954, on a visit to his hometown, former Pittston native and major league baseball legend Bucky Harris was surprised to find many residents were upset with him for something that happened in 1948. What was it? 1954 – 63 YEARS AGO The […]

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Pittston Area, Wyoming Area varsity athletic schedules

VARSITY ATHLETIC SCHEDULES Friday, Dec. 8 Boys basketball: Hanover Area at Pittston Area, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Pittston Area at GAR, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Susquehanna at Wyoming Area, 7 p.m. SATURDAY, Dec. 9 Wrestling: Wyoming Area at Saucon Valley Tournament, 8:30 a.m.

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Wyoming Area junior varsity football team presented ‘Moose Cup’

The Wyoming Area junior varsity football team was recently presented the “Moose Cup” by by Moose Lodge #1207 Governor Douglas Warabak for its victory over the Pittston Area Patriots in this year’s game. Afterwards, both teams were guests of the Moose Lodge for a pizza party. Here, Wyoming Area JV football coach Jason Speece, left, […]

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Penn State-bound Mytych driven by Sem’s state final loss

Aubrey Mytych reached a special milestone for a high school athlete last week when she played in a state championship game. The Wyoming Seminary junior from Wyoming is more interested, however, in what the experience may do for her in the future than the memories she will carry from the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class […]

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YATESVILLE — With a new boost from neighboring Old Forge, the number of participants are up in the Pittston Area girls swimming team for Heather Clancy’s second year as head coach. Pittston Area entered into a cooperative sponsorship of the sport with Old Forge for the first time. “We have a lot of numbers,” Clancy […]

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Thanksgiving Day football in Yatesville game draws big crowd

YATESVILLE — Members of the Greater Pittston community gathered at the practice field at Pittston Area High School for an annual game of Thanksgiving football. The sizeable crowd included people of all ages, including players from outside Greater Pittston. Thanksgiving Day’s Turkey Bowl wasn’t for just the big boys as Patrick Francis (7) looks for […]

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Dave Krantz named new Pittston Area wrestling coach

YATESVILLE — The Pittston Area School Board appointed Dave Krantz Tuesday night to take over as the school’s new head wrestling coach. Krantz had worked with former coach James Woodall in leading the program through the first four days of official practice while waiting for the appointment to take place. Woodall will remain with the […]

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NEXT LEVEL: Mia Hopkins back on the court at West Chester

Mia Hopkins is back for one last season of college basketball and off to a fast start at West Chester University. The 5-foot-9 senior from Pittston Area is the second-leading scorer and leads the Golden Rams in rebounds and assists through four games. Hopkins, a 2013 Pittston Area graduate, started her college career at Division […]

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Wyoming Area football team will compete in 3A bracket next year

Wyoming Area’s most recent District 2 title and state football playoffs appearance came in 2012 when the Warriors were a small school. After four years competing on the big school level, the Warriors are dropping back down for the next two years, improving the prospects of success for a talented sophomore class. During the state […]

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