HIGH SCHOOL GOLF
Many firsts, and one final swing, in state golf qualifier

Emotions are always sky high when the stakes are going to the state tournament. For three Wyoming Valley Conference programs, there was some added emotions on Monday at the PIAA East Regional Golf Tournament. Crestwood’s Shane Angle became the first golfer for his school to qualify for states in 27 years. Pittston Area’s Allie Craig […]

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Comets win first District 2 team golf championship

EXETER – Mark Jarolen coached the Crestwood golf program from its formation in 1985 through countless successes, including division titles and appearances in District 2 team championship matches. But the Comets never had a day on the golf course like the one they experienced between rain showers Monday at Fox Hill Country Club. Jeremy Harper […]

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First-time regional qualifiers from WVC highlight District 2 Championship

EXETER – For many years, golfers from the Wyoming Valley Conference have played second fiddle to those from the Lackawanna League when it has come time for the individual postseason. Not anymore. For the first time in at least the last 12 seasons, the WVC will have more competitors in the next round of the […]

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Holy Redeemer, Crestwood capture WVC golf team titles

EXETER — In its last match of the regular season, Holy Redeemer lost to Wyoming Seminary — the only time the Royals lost all season. Playing together on Wednesday for the first time as a team since that setback, Redeemer needed to get back into the win column to claim the Wyoming Valley Conference Class […]

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High school golf season gets into swing with Monday’s Tryba Tournament

The high school golf season may have officially started last week when less than half of the teams opened up play. But for the 17 teams in the Wyoming Valley Conference, the season doesn’t get into full swing until the Tryba Tournament. The longtime event will be held for the 16th time on Monday at […]

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2016 Times Leader’s High School Golf All-Stars

Brittany Zamber Senior, Tunkhannock Zamber fired the low score for any Wyoming Valley Conference Class 3A female at the District 2 Tournament to qualify for the regional tournament for the first time. She played her best golf at the end of the season taking fifth at the WVC Pre-District event to advance to districts. Playing […]

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Dallas’ Mason Gattuso named Times Leader Golfer of the Year

Mere moments after helping Dallas win the Tryba Preseason Tournament in August, Mason Gattuso turned to his already emotional coach Jane Kilduff and reminded her he was the last golfer to be coached by Dallas’ legendary coach Tom Kilduff. Tom Kilduff, Jane’s father, passed away in 2015. But Gattuso wanted to live up to expectations […]

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WVC golfers begin march to state championship

For the past three seasons, Tunkhannock has put a stellar girls golf team on the course. The Tigers advanced to the District 2 Class 3A team championships three years in a row with consecutive titles the last two seasons before not being able to field a full female squad in 2016. All was not lost […]

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Dallas’ Mason Gattuso shoots way to District 2 Class 3A boys golf championship

ROARING BROOK TWP. – Not even a bad finish to his round was going to keep Mason Gattuso from winning a District 2 gold medal on Tuesday. The Dallas junior made five birdies on the back nine at Elmhurst Country Club en route to a tournament-low 33 on the last nine holes and a District […]

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WVC golfers set their sights on a District 2 title

Since the season began, Dallas has been the top golf team in the Wyoming Valley Conference. The Mountaineers won the Preseason Tryba Tournament, tied for the Division 2 championship and won the WVC Class 3A team title. One thing the team has missed along the way has been an individual winner in an 18-hole event. […]

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