Boys Basketball: Dallas rolls past Lake-Lehman

Brody Strickland scored nine of his 11 points in the first quarter as Dallas took control early to defeat Lake-Lehman 66-29 in a Wyoming Valley Conference boys basketball game. Alex Charlton paced Dallas with 13 points. The Mountaineers led 20-9 after the initial eight minutes. C.J. Cercone and Max Paczewski scored nine points each to […]

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WRESTLING PREVIEW: Swingle takes over at Berwick

After 14 years of being the head wrestling coach at Meyers, unfortunate situations occurred beyond Ron Swingle’s control last year, and the longtime mentor moved on to other opportunities prior to the start of last season. Swingle spent the 2016-17 campaign as an assistant coach at Berwick. As the new season gets underway this weekend, […]

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H.S. swimming preview: WVC looking to build on last year’s success

The first snowfall of the year signals the start of the swimming season. After a rare March blizzard pushed back last year’s state swimming championships, naturally, this season begins with Wyoming Valley Conference teams leaving their early morning practices to beat out the first winter storm. Swimming fans can expect more than the weather complicating […]

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Boys Basketball: Dallas opens season with win

Joey Parsons scored 16 of his game-high 29 points in the first half as Dallas defeated Boys Latin 65-53 Saturday afternoon in a boys basketball non-conference game. Jay Bittner added 21 for the Mountaineers. Holy Redeemer 65, Hunter College 40 Colin Cook scored 20 points and Nick Prociak added 16 more as the Royals came […]

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H.S. Wrestling: Lake-Lehman strikes gold at tournament

Lake-Lehman started the season in grand fashion, winning the team title at the Rough Rider Tournament at Catasauqua High School by crowning four champs including the tournament’s Outstanding Wrestler. Freshman Hunter Burke claimed the OW award en route to winning a gold medal in his first varsity tournament. Bobby Long, Garrett Kolb and Kaleb Konigus […]

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H.S. Basketball: Hanover Area boys get well-rounded effort in win over Pittston Area

The Hanover Area boys basketball team had three players score in double-figures as the Hawkeyes held off a fourth-quarter run to beat Pittston Area 59-58. Mike Piscotty scored a team-high 19 points for the Hawkeyes, followed by a 16-point effort from Desmond Cannon and a 10-point output from Asas Whitehead. Four of Cannon’s six field […]

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Parker returns to WVC with different team, similar goals for success

WILKES-BARRE — The last time the Wyoming Valley Conference saw Chris Parker, he was coaching the Holy Redeemer girls basketball team to a third straight state quarterfinal game. The team he’s with now would be thrilled with three consecutive wins. Yet, Parker’s every bit as excited about coaching a rebuilding Hanover Area team as he […]

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Wyoming Valley West’s Chris Bleich flips college commitment to Florida

Wyoming Valley West lineman Chris Bleich made a verbal commitment to the University of Florida on Wednesday after decommitting for a second time during the recruiting process. Bleich made the announcement via Twitter. He had committed to UCLA in June, but head coach Jim Mora was fired on Nov. 19 — a day after UCLA […]

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Holy Redeemer’s Leah Mullery leads return of D2 field hockey all-star game

KINGSTON — Right after scoring the second goal of the first field hockey all-star game District 2 has seen in awhile, Leah Mullery took some ribbing. “It was exciting,” Mullery said. “But everybody was like, ‘It was rigged.’ “ Even if it was set up for Mullery to score, nobody was complaining. Because Mullery not […]

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Archbishop Wood handles Wyoming Valley West football

SLATINGTON — Even if Wyoming Valley West played its best game of the season — something the Spartans didn’t do Saturday afternoon — the task would have remained daunting. Philadelphia-area power Archbishop Wood had too much speed, too much talent and too big a state football resume for Valley West to overcome. Led by Virginia […]

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