Crusaders remain perfect in WVC

FORTY FORT — In the game of musical chairs that is Coughlin’s lineup, it’s fortunate when you can score four goals on an off day. Coughlin emerged unscathed in a battle of the last remaining undefeated teams in Wyoming Valley Conference girls soccer Monday. The Crusaders came out on top with a 4-1 over Holy […]

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H.S. soccer: Crestwood girls prevail in overtime

KINGSTON — Sam Brumagin had two clear shots in overtime. The first one just sneaked over the crossbar. The second skidded left of the net. Luckily for the Crestwood sophomore, there was a third opportunity. And this time, she couldn’t be denied. Brumagin took a nice feed from Bella Termini, dribbled down the left side […]

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Girls Soccer Roundup: Crestwood stuns Dallas in OT

Bella Termini scored the game-winning goal six minutes in overtime as Crestwood stunned Dallas 2-1 in girls soccer WVC action on Tuesday. The Mountaineers haven’t lost a regular season game since losing to Berwick two years ago. It’s the first loss to any other team not named Berwick since the sport switched to the fall […]

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Lehman finally hoists the Cleary Trophy

By Dave Rosengrant [email protected] DALLAS — When it comes to high school rivalries in the Wyoming Valley Conference, regardless of sport, Lake-Lehman and Dallas is one of the most intense whenever the two schools meet up, and anyone can win on any given day no matter the records. In boys soccer however, the Mountaineers have […]

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Girls soccer roundup: Emma Sukowaski, Mary Tona lead Coughlin charge

Emma Sukowaski and Mary Tona tallied a goal each in the first half, which proved to be all the offense Coughlin needed to defeat Berwick 2-0 in Wyoming Valley Conference girls soccer on Monday. Hailee Dumont and Kendall Pearage picked up assists during the game. The Crusaders outshot the Bulldogs, 23-14 and keeper Paige Davis […]

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Holy Redeemer uses strong second half to top Meyers

WILKES-BARRE — The Holy Redeemer boys soccer team was playing its best at the end of last season and in the postseason. With a large group of players returning from that squad, the Royals looked to carry the momentum earned last October into their season opener on Monday. It took one half, but the Royals […]

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Girls Soccer: Mulhern’s second-half hat trick lifts Nanticoke

HANOVER TWP. — After 52 minutes of narrow misses and failed open looks, something had to give for the Nanticoke girls soccer team. Either one the many Nanticoke crosses would find its way or Hanover Area would disrupt the whole thing with a counter attack. Fortunately for the Trojans, Elizabeth Mulhern had other plans, posting […]

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H.S. Boys Soccer Preview: Tougher competition awaits reigning division champs

Year 2 of the Wyoming Valley Conference’s newfound divisional alignment in boys soccer is already underway. The first year of the experiment went as planned without controversy heading into the postseason, and even showed that upsets are possible in an open-format District 2 Tournament. During last season, the WVC picked up a pair of District […]

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WVC Boys Soccer Capsules

Hazleton Area Coach: Rob Schoener, 4th season Home Field: Maple Manor Field (former Bishop Hafey football field) 2014 record: 4-9-1 Key players lost: Caleb Ancharski, Christian Matricini, Brandon Watt Key players returning: Shane Jordan, Sr.; Jonathan Poziak, So.; Brendan Lohr, Sr.; Josh Covrrubias-Capriotti, Jr. Outlook: The players the Cougars lost from last season are big […]

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WVC Girls Soccer Capsules

Class 3A Hazleton Area Coach: Jim Paisley 2014 WVC record/finish: 3-12-1 2014 Postseason: Lost to Williamsport 2-0 in first round Key returners: Seniors – Madison Polombo (2g-2a), Michelel Stojkov; Juniors – Summer Paisley (1a), Nancy Cruz (GK); Sophomore – Halene Yencha (1g) Outlook: “I’m excited about the upcoming season. We lost 12 seniors last year, […]

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