Basketball tournaments set to open Tuesday, Wednesday

Three of the four Greater Pittston high school basketball teams earned seeds in the top halves of their fields for the District 2 tournaments, which begin play this week. The Wyoming Area girls landed the third seed in Class 4A; the Pittston Area girls (5A) and Wyoming Area boys (4A) are seeded fourth and the […]

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Pittston Area, Wyoming Area athletic schedules for week of Feb. 19, 2018

TUESDAY, FEB. 20 Boys basketball (pairings unofficial): District 2 Class 5A quarterfinals, Pittston Area vs. Crestwood, TBA Girls basketball (pairings unofficial): District 2 Class 4A quarterfinals, Wyoming Area vs. Dallas, TBA WEDNESDAY, FEB. 21 Boys basketball (pairings unofficial): District 2 Class 4A quarterfinals, Wyoming Area vs. Hanover Area, TBA Girls basketball (pairings unofficial): District 2 […]

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Addison Orzel’s return helps pave way for Wyoming Area upset

Spending most of her time in the low post, Addison Orzel has been hit in the nose “a lot.” There was something different, however, after the elbow in the face in a game against GAR Jan. 12. As Orzel wandered around in what she now describes as a “haze” and a “dream-like state,” her teammates […]

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Holy Redeemer grad Alexis Lewis scores over 1,000 points at Iona

Alexis Lewis picked up momentum as a career milestone approached in January. Lewis is on a roll again in February. After surpassing 20 points in the previous two games, the 5-foot-10 junior guard posted her second straight double-double and 11th of the season Thursday night to lead the Gaels of Iona College to just their […]

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Pittston Area basketball teams close regular season with wins

Naseem Guillaume scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half Thursday night to lead Pittston Area past visiting Wyoming Valley West, 65-55, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 boys basketball finale. The win gave the Patriots a boost in District 2 Class 5A seeding. The Patriots entered the night in danger of […]

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Warriors, Patriots junior high wrestlers excel

Wyoming Area won four individual championships and host Pittston Area put together the second-place team score Feb. 10 in the Wyoming Valley Conference Junior High Wrestling Championships. Lake-Lehman outscored Pittston Area, 201-162, for the team title. Coughlin was third with 143 ½, followed by Wyoming Area with 138 and Hazleton Area with 135. Garrett Pocschi […]

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Pittston Area, Wyoming Area 2018 football schedules set

Wyoming Valley Conference football teams learned the home-and-away portions of their 2018 and 2019 schedules following a meeting of WVC athletic directors this week. The Pittston Area 2018 football schedule is: Aug. 24, at Nanticoke; Aug. 31, at Berwick; Sept. 7, TUNKHANNOCK; Sept. 14, DALLAS; Sept. 21, at Coughlin; Sept. 28, at West Scranton; Oct. […]

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Pittston Area grad Liz Waleski matches season-high at Misericordia

WILKES-BARRE – Liz Waleski made the most of her playing time and shots Feb. 10 when Misericordia University visited Wilkes University. Waleski scored nine points in 11 minutes to help Misericordia to an 87-54 Middle Atlantic Conference Freedom women’s basketball romp. The junior from Pittston Area made both of her foul shots, both of her […]

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Brandon Matthews keeps earning on Tour

Brandon Matthews returned from an unexpected, one-week absence to make the cut and cash in his third straight Tour event. The former state high school golf champion at Pittston Area is now 5-for-6 in making cuts in parts of two seasons on the tour after his performance in the Club Colombia Championship Feb. 8-11. […]

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Sports Briefs: Jenkins Township Little League registration is Feb. 18

Jenkins Township Little League registration is Feb. 18 JENKINS TWP. — Registrations for the upcoming Jenkins Township Little League season will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18 at the municipal building, 46 1/2 Main St. Cost is $80 for majors, minors and coach pitch and $50 for tee ball. Registrations are […]

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