Dallas stops conversion try to defeat Wyoming Area in overtime

WEST PITTSTON — Dallas’ Christian Motley is often the shortest player on the field on Friday nights. But he often plays like the smartest as well. So when Wyoming Area’s best receiver went in motion on a two-point conversion try in overtime, the 5-foot-5 junior knew what was coming. More importantly, he stopped it. Motley […]

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Lake-Lehman races out to its 5th straight win

LEHMAN TWP. — Lake-Lehman got off to a hot start on the way to a 35-7 home triumph over Holy Redeemer. The Black Knights, whose starters on offense only played the first half, scored on five of their first six drives as the Royals had no answer for Lake-Lehman’s overpowering run game and timely passes. […]

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Well-executed shovel pass sparks Meyers in win over Tunkhannock

WILKES-BARRE — Meyers had installed the play during practice this week — a shovel pass to elusive wideout Reese Patronick. There were some hitches. “It was working well at first in practice, but we didn’t get it down pat exactly,” Patronick said. “But the last few days we got it down. Kind of a last-minute […]

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Keemar Woodruff leads Pittston Area past Nanticoke

YATESVILLE — Running game. Passing game. Offense. Defense. It made no difference in the first 16 minutes Friday night. Keemar Woodruff found a way to get involved in all of them, getting Pittston Area out to a fast start on the way to a 46-21 Senior Night victory over visiting Nanticoke. Pittston Area opened a […]

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Crestwood football runs past Hanover Area

HANOVER TWP. — It was one of those games where you just needed to grind out a victory on an unseasonably humid October night. Luckily for Crestwood, the Comets’ rushing attack — even on a somewhat muddy turf — was nearly unstoppable Friday at Hanover Area. The Comets rushed for almost 400 yards and had […]

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David Piestrak leads Northwest football past GAR

UNION TWP. — In a must-win situation to still have a chance to reach the postseason against a winless GAR team, it seemed like Northwest would have an easy time on Friday night at Lewis and Miller Memorial Stadium as pressure mounted. Like every other game this season, it took a little time for the […]

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Latest scores for Friday’s high school football games

WEEK 8 SCORES Dallas 21, Wyoming Area 20, final Berwick 44, Wyoming Valley West 22, final Pittston Area 46, Nanticoke 21, final Meyers 27, Tunkhannock 16, final Lake-Lehman 35, Holy Redeemer 7, final Northwest 45, GAR 8, final Crestwood 42, Hanover Area 7, final Donegal 20, Hazleton Area 14, final http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_Football-36.jpg

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High Schooll football capsules for Friday’s games

Wyoming Valley West (2-5) at Berwick (6-1) 7 p.m. Friday The Coaches: WVW’s Pat Keating (71-28, 9th year); Berwick’s Frank Sheptock (15-5, 2nd year) Last Meeting: Valley West 48-24 in 2016 All-Time Series: Berwick leads 24-17 Quick Fact: Valley West lost 10 in a row to Berwick from 1987-1996. Scouting WVW: The Spartans played one […]

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High School Preview: Improved Dallas heads to Wyoming Area

The boundaries for Dallas and Wyoming Area meet, yet the two schools haven’t really established a neighborhood rivalry. Perhaps because there’s a good amount of wilderness between the two. Perhaps because Dallas is too preoccupied with Back Mountain rival Lake-Lehman. Likewise, Wyoming Area just needs to look across the Susquehanna River to see its most-disliked […]

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Northwest uses outburst to down Hanover Area

HANOVER TWP. – Northwest needed to play spotless football to close out the season to manage any district playoff aspirations. The Rangers were able to show their ability to put points on the board easily in a 55-22 win over Hanover Area Friday to stay afloat in the Class A playoff hunt. Northwest scored five […]

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