Ashleigh Thomas takes Crestwood field hockey team over the top

LEHMAN TWP. – When it came time to score another go-ahead goal, Ashleigh Thomas said she shut her eyes. When she opened them, her Crestwood team still had control of a perfect season. Thomas scored twice Monday and the Comets never blinked in a battle of unbeatens, using an aggressive second half to put away […]

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Kelsey Reznick lifts Wyoming Seminary field hockey to division title

FACTORYVILLE — The most thrilling play in field hockey sent the Wyoming Seminary Blue Knights into wild shouts of excitement. It also left Lackawanna Trail with heads hung in heartbreak. Freshman Kelsey Reznick scored on a penalty stroke with 2:19 remaining in overtime Wednesday, lifting Sem over Trail 2-1 and to the Wyoming Valley Conference […]

Comments - 10:21 pm - updated: 10:51 am.

Field hockey: More questions than answers as PIAA expansion hits WVC fields

The news last week came at Wyoming Valley Conference field hockey teams like a trailing midfielder sneaking from behind a pack of players to score the winning goal. They never saw it coming. But when the PIAA decided last Wednesday to expand some high school sports — starting with football — to have more state […]

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Jordan Olenginski helps Crestwood survive major scare from Dallas

Jordan Olenginski scored with 4:16 remaining in the game Monday as Crestwood survived it’s biggest scare of the regular season and remained unbeaten in the Wyoming Valley Conference with a 1-0 victory over Dallas in a field hockey game at Dallas High School. Dallas goalie Melinda Ratchford stopped 14 shots to keep the upset-minded Mountaineers […]

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High school field hockey: Liz Colemire scores two goals in Nanticoke’s win

Liz Colemire scored a goal in each half to help Nanticoke defeat GAR, 3-0, in field hockey game on Thursday. Carly Grabowski netted the other goal and also recorded two assists during the game. Nanticoke goaltender Miranda Gola made three saves to secure the shut out. Wyoming Valley West 2, Pittston Area 2 OT Pittston […]

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Wyoming Area field hockey claims groundbreaking win

KINGSTON — That rollicking, revved-up Wyoming Area went free-wheeling into new territory. And it came out not only celebrating a statement victory, but a piece of history, too. Bree Bednarski scored all three goals for the Warriors and Katie Wolfgang saved 15 shots Wednesday as upstart Wyoming Area dominated Wyoming Seminary 3-1 at Klassner Field. […]

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WVC field hockey: Coach who beat cancer is always thinking pink

They will play another “Pink Game” of field hockey on Tuesday at Guthrie Field, home of the unbeaten Coughlin Crusaders, in hopes of raising awareness for breast cancer and raising more funds to help battle it. These types of games go on all over the country in all sports, from high school to the pros, […]

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Kalie Reed and Coughlin defense move closer to division title

WILKES-BARRE — The ball rolled into Coughlin’s end of the field and a Crusader charged forward to swat it away. Another one of her defensive-driven teammates did the same thing the next trip down. Then another. Senior co-captain Kalie Reed and the rest of the ball-swatting Crusaders did it again. They protected their goalies and […]

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Lake-Lehman lets loose on Abington Heights

LEHMAN TWP. – Katie Supey scored two goals and assisted on three others Monday night as Lake-Lehman remained unbeaten in Wyoming Valley Conference field hockey with a 9-0 romp over visiting Abington Heights. The Division 3-leading Black Knights overwhelmed the second-place team from Division 2, allowing just one shot that was wide of the goal […]

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Wyoming Valley West drives their Mercedes to victory

HAZLETON — A constant and cold rain never did blur the focus of Mercedes Jasterzenski and her Wyoming Valley West teammates. They simply had their sights set on atoning for a spoiled season opener. Jasterzenski scored the game’s first goal Thursday, then assisted on two other scores as the Spartans avenged their first loss of […]

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