D2 wrestling: WVC standouts begin their quest for gold

The wait for three Wyoming Valley Conference wrestlers is finally over. It’s been nearly a year since Hanover Area’s D.J. Erickson, Lake-Lehman’s Bob Long and Tunkhannock’s Tommy Traver walked off the floor at Giant Center without a state medal. The quest to get back to Hershey and the PIAA Championships begins Friday for those three, […]

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D2 wrestling: Predictions and analysis for every weight class

CLASS 3A Team 2017 champion: Hazleton Area Top 5 prediction: 1. Coughlin; 2. Tunkhannock; 3. Delaware Valley; 4. West Scranton; 5. Scranton Upset pick: Hazleton Area Analysis: This has the potential to be a very close team race between the top five clubs. All five enter with at least three wrestlers seeded first or second. […]

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Sharing a unique bond: Dallas, Redeemer divers work together to prep for districts

While they may not wear the same colored swimsuits, the Holy Redeemer and Dallas divers are teammates in every sense of the word. They practice together. They share the same coach. They even traveled to Lewisburg in a snow storm to root each other on at states. But on Saturday, the six girls will become […]

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D2 boys basketball: Jake Krupinski’s three-pointer gives Nanticoke win over Meyers

EXETER — The Krupinski brothers had a friendly argument this season. Freshman Jake said he’s the better basketball player. Junior Trahjan, as expected, offered a rebuttal. There was no doubt who was better Wednesday night. With Trahjan out with an ankle injury, Jake Krupinski hit a 3-pointer with seven seconds left as Nanticoke Area escaped […]

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Tunkhannock boys swimming narrowly edges Dallas to win league crown

TUNKHANNOCK — Tunkhannock and Dallas waited as long as possible to decide the Wyoming Valley Conference boys swimming championship. Both teams were unbeaten into the final meet of the season, contested a week after originally scheduled. At that point, why not push it all the way to the limit? The conference championship came all the […]

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D2 girls basketball: Pittston Area stifles West Scranton

EXETER – Pittston Area hung on the brink of calamity. The Patriots are not particularly known for a stylish brand of girls basketball — even coach Kathy Healey would admit that much. Those are the risks that are run with defensive-minded teams. But the fourth quarter – it was not pretty by any sense of […]

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Mensinger, Berwick best Lake-Lehman in District 2 girls basketball playoffs

EXETER — Those fluid 3-point shots she’s continually swished throughout her splendid career have made Reese Mensinger a marked player lately. So she used the opening of her final District 2 girls basketball playoffs to make another mark. Mensinger scored a game-high 17 points Tuesday and made sure her teammates received their fair share, too, […]

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Wrestling notebook: Wyoming Seminary aiming for a prep national title this weekend

Fresh off its 12th straight Pennsylvania Prep championship, Wyoming Seminary is gearing up for the 83rd National Prep Wrestling Championships, which begin Friday at Lehigh University’s Stabler Arena. After crowning seven state titlists last weekend and qualifying all 14 wrestlers for nationals, the Blue Knights are looking to dethrone rival Blair Academy for the second […]

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WVC District 2 boys basketballl preview: D2 teams ready to roll

The Meyers Mohawks left Coughlin High School on Thursday with a 61-52 overtime victory against rival GAR believing they clearly secured a District 2 Class 4A boys basketball playoff spot. They were right. The GAR Grenadiers departed thinking they fell just short of the D2-4A playoffs. They were wrong. “I didn’t think we were in […]

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Samec, Kreitzer, Gnall lead WVC boys all-stars

Hazleton Area’s Josh Samec, Nanticoke Area’s Nate Kreitzer and Wyoming Seminary’s Dimitri Gnall were named divisional MVPs by the Wyoming Valley Conference Boys Basketball Coaches Association on Sunday. Divisional Coaches of The Year were Hazleton Area’s Mike Joseph in Division 1, Nanticoke Area’s John Beggs in Division 2 and Wyoming Seminary’s C.J. Kersey in Division […]

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