Lake-Lehman’s Dominic Hockenbury leads WVC track and field competitors to PIAA championships

It wasn’t enough for Dominic Hockenbury to leave a long-distance legacy as the fastest two-miler in the history of District 2 track and field. Now he wants the state record too. “That’s definitely a goal,” said Hockenbury, Lake-Lehman’s senior star who already won two PIAA Class 2A championships in the 3,200. “Definitely, it’s been a […]

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Meyers’ Raheem Twyman wins two District 2 Class 2A boys track and field gold medals; Lake-Lehman’s Dominic Hockenbury breaks district record

SCRANTON — During the half-hour drive to Scranton, Raheem Twyman couldn’t help wondering how his cranky hip would hold up. He turned it into no worries at all. Twyman tore through the 110 and 300 meter hurdles, winning gold medals in both Tuesday while leading Meyers to a third-place team finish in the District 2 […]

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Holy Redeemer girls win District 2 Class 2A team gold

SCRANTON — As the Holy Redeemer girls track and field team made its victory lap around the Scranton Memorial Stadium track, coach Kevin Walters attempted to stop them 50 yards short to give them words of wisdom. The Royals mostly ignored him and indifferently jogged right through their coach towards the finish line. “That’s the […]

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Wyoming Area’s Bree Bednarski has golden day at Districts Class 3A track and field championships

SCRANTON — Even with a career filled with crazy athletic accomplishments, Bree Bednarski felt she had one last goal on her list to chase. She came in looking for her first individual District 2 gold medal in track and field. “I had never won one as an individual,” Bednarski said. She got two. Bednarski put […]

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Coughlin boys win Class 3A team title

SCRANTON – Coughlin’s Franco Balbuena appeared to be done for after three laps. Trailing heading into the final lap of the 1,600 run, the senior distance runner had six runners and a sizeable margin separating him from a gold medal. Balbuena surpassed them one by one. He quickly stole the crowd’s attention away from a […]

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Wyoming Area sprinter Bree Bednarski leads talented field of WVC athletes into District 2 track and field championships

This isn’t her main sport. That would be field hockey, where Wyoming Area standout Bree Bednarski committed to play for the University of Michigan before her senior season this past fall, then led the whole nation in goals scored for most of the 2015 season before settling for a national third-place finish. She also plays […]

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Lindsey Williams goes the distance as Holy Redeemer girls, Coughlin boys dominate Cross Invitational

PLAINS TWP. — Somewhere along the route of her long-distance runs, something kicked in for Lindsey Williams. She’s been in high gear ever since. Williams dominated the 1,600 and 3,200 Saturday, easily winning both races while leading the Holy Redeemer girls to a resounding team victory in the 19th annual James Cross Wilkes-Barre Invitational at […]

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Track and field teams gear up for Cross Invitational

Athletes around the Wyoming Valley Conference have been talking about it for weeks. Now, the big non-conference meet is finally here as competitors from all over the WVC will get a chance to gauge where they are and how much ground they need to make up in Saturday afternoon’s James Cross Wilkes-Barre Invitational. “It’s like […]

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Caroline Banas wins high jump to clinch at least share of division title for Holy Redeemer girls

YATESVILLE — With their championship dreams on the line, the Holy Redeemer Royals needed one more win at the wire. Caroline Banas took them over the top. Banas cleared 5 feet, 4 inches to win the high jump in the meet’s final event Thursday, lifting Redeemer over defending Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 girls track […]

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Meyers boys remain unbeaten, set up showdown with Hanover Area for Wyoming Valley Conference title

WILKES-BARRE — With a season-ending showdown just around the corner for Meyers and a struggling opponent standing in the way, Wednesday’s slippery track and field meet could have resembled a trap. The Mohawks refused to fall into it. Instead, Carson Kosloski won three times, Jannsen Wilborn, Rudy Rivera and Je’ Vondrea McClair all won twice […]

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