Holy Redeemer, Wyoming Valley West athletes sign with colleges

Four Holy Redeemer athletes will be continuing their athletic and academic pursuits at Division I colleges in the fall. Leah Mullery and Kayla Kruk are heading to Division I schools to play field hockey. Mullery signed to Lehigh University and Kruk signed to Sacred Heart University. Morgan Bienkowski will play softball at Binghamton University. Ben […]

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Crestwood boys soccer blanked by Hershey in first round of states

LEHMAN TWP. — Hershey had just one shot in the first 35 ½ minutes of Wednesday night’s PIAA Class 3A boys soccer opening-round game. Brendan Kerr made sure the Trojans made the most of it. Kerr ripped a high, hard shot into the net from 22 yards out just 6:16 into the game and it […]

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Dallas girls soccer edged in state tournament opener

LEHMAN TWP. — Dallas’ Nikki Pekarski began her head coaching career this season by borrowing one of Penn State coach James Franklin’s motivational techniques. She wrote #opportunityisnowhere on a poster board. The team misread it as “opportunity is nowhere,” instead of “opportunity is now here.” The slogan, which Franklin adopted from his own coach when […]

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Cameron Forgash and Valley West score victory in PIAA field hockey opener

KINGSTON — The last time Wyoming Valley West Spartans won a PIAA playoff game, their seniors were just starting high school and their current crop of fabulous freshmen were in grade school. But it didn’t take long for Cameron Forgash to get swept away by a feeling of success at states. Forgash assisted on the […]

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Wyoming Seminary trounces Tulpehocken in PIAA Class A field hockey opener

WRIGHT TWP. — A light snow covered the field as Wyoming Seminary warmed up. By the end of the game, small chunks of ice littered the turf while a finger-freezing cold became nastier with each breeze. But freezing slush and frigid temperatures didn’t do much to cool off the unbeaten Blue Knights. Aubrey Mytych had […]

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Meyers’ memorable boys soccer season ends in states

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP. — When the Meyers boys soccer team boarded the bus to head back to Wilkes-Barre Tuesday night, it did so with a sense of accomplishment but also uncertainty. The Mohawks’ season was over and with the future of the school up in the air, Tuesday could have been the last time a […]

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Mackenzie Love, Amanda Ayers’ big nights not enough as Lake-Lehman girls soccer falls to Midd-West

DANVILLE — Tuesday night was nothing short of routine for the Lake-Lehman girls soccer team: Mackenzie Love, hat trick. Amanda Ayers, three assists. Unfortunately, common thread at Lake-Lehman for the past four years — through two district championships, a PIAA semifinal appearance run, and two Wyoming Valley Conference titles — finally ran its course. Not […]

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Nanticoke volleyball swept out of states

YATESVILLE – It wasn’t due to lack of effort. There was plenty of fight and desire from the Nanticoke Trojanettes. Really, it was the story of running into an opponent that’s just better. And that was West York Tuesday night. With senior setter Trilby Kite running a perfect offense, and classmate Kate Tate ripping powerful […]

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Dallas boys’ third try no charm as state cross country title streak ends

HERSHEY – The Dallas boys went out hard Saturday in their pursuit of a third straight state championship. The Mountaineers remained in title contention as long as they could before arriving at the Parkview Cross Country Course finish line exhausted and at the end of one of the most impressive streaks ever produced by a […]

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Times Leader Sports Report After Dark: Recapping the first week of districts

WILKES-BARRE — Welcome to Times Leader Sports Report After Dark, a weekly high school football wrap-up podcast. Hosted by DJ Eberle, John Erzar recaps the opening week of districts in the Wyoming Valley Conference and takes a look at next week’s action. http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_podcast-icon-1.jpg Times Leader Reach Times Leader sports at 570-829-7143 or on Twitter @TLsports

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