HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL
H.S. Softball: Seniors come up big for Wyoming Valley West

KINGSTON — Styrofoam cups pushed into the chain link fence in left field Monday formed the numbers of the Wyoming Valley West softball players in their final season. If Senior Day was going to be a complete success then a couple of them needed to come through when needed. They did. Senior Audi Welles hit […]

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H.S. Softball: Tunkhannock shuts down Wyoming Area

WEST PITTSTON — Reality is setting in for the Tunkhannock softball team. The Tigers most likely won’t be winning a second consecutive Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 title with the way Nanticoke is pulling away from the field. All, though, is not lost. There is a goal very much alive — getting a high seed […]

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Nanticoke defeats Hazleton Area in battle of unbeatens

HAZLE TWP. — The Nanticoke softball team was all dressed up with nowhere to go Monday. The Trojanettes were getting set to board a bus for a game at Hazleton Area that day, only to have it postponed due to the threat of some nasty weather. Instead, they made the trip Wednesday and brought a […]

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Nanticoke rallies past Tunkhannock for a second time

TUNKHANNOCK — The one-run deficit entering the seventh inning Friday wasn’t a big deal to Nanticoke’s Cassie Novakowski. What mattered was who was responsible initially to erase it. Kiera Brown, then Novakowski and then Morgan Briggs — all seniors. “We had a lot of confidence,” Novakowski said. “It’s started out with Kee Brown and she’s […]

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Redeemer softball stays unbeaten behind Coffay’s 2-hitter

HANOVER TWP. — Kristen Coffay just missed perfection, but Tiana Wren didn’t miss the car. Despite another shutout win for Holy Redeemer — this one an 8-0 blanking of Hanover Area — there were some interesting moments in the Wyoming Valley Conference Division 3 softball matchup Wednesday. Foremost was Coffay, who took a perfect game […]

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H.S. SOFTBALLTunkhannock shuts out Crestwood

Jenna Simmons crushed a two-run homer in Tunkhannock’s four-run seventh inning as the Tigers pulled away for a 6-0 victory over Crestwood in Wyoming Valley Conference softball Monday. Paige Mokychic had two doubles for Tunkhannock. Hope Jones struck out nine in pitching a complete game. Morghan Murphy had a double and single for Crestwood’s only […]

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Times Leader Athlete of the Week: Nanticoke’s Miranda Bohn

MIRANDA BOHN School: Nanticoke Year: Junior Sport, position: softball, pitcher Family: Jay, dad; Sandy, mom Last week: Threw a complete game, striking out four and giving up one unearned run in the Trojans’ 2-1 win over Tunkhannock on Tuesday. In Thursday’s 4-1 win over Berwick, Bohn was 2 for 3 with a home run and […]

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Erika Book, Hazleton Area softball handles WVW

KINGSTON — Even with four consecutive divisional championships, the Hazleton Area softball team came into the season with a big question to answer. Junior pitcher Erika Book appears to have solved it. Book was impressive once again in the circle, limiting Wyoming Valley West to three hits after a rough second inning as Hazleton Area […]

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H.S. Softball: Nanticoke edges Tunkhannock in a Division 2 showdown

NEWPORT TWP. — Nanticoke hit just two balls out of the infield Tuesday. Yet, it was some weak contact that proved to be the difference. The Trojanettes scored both runs by barely getting the ball past the pitcher to defeat Tunkhannock 2-1 in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 softball game. Kiera Brown provided the […]

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Crestwood softball defeats Pittston Area, 3-2

HUGHESTOWN — A run here, a break there and the Pittston Area softball team is looking at a bright start to its season. Instead, the Patriots left Wednesday’s game on the wrong end of another close game and still seeking their first victory. Meanwhile, Crestwood is off to a better start than last year thanks […]

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