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Sarah Jane “Salty” Sands Ferguson, of Orangeville, talks about her career playing professional women’s baseball in the 1950s for the Rockford Peaches during Wednesday’s talk at Misericordia University. Sarah Jane “Salty” Sands Ferguson, of Orangeville, talks about her career playing professional women’s baseball in the 1950s for the Rockford Peaches during Wednesday’s talk at Misericordia […]

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Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez convicted of murder, sentenced to life

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens as the guilty verdict is read during his murder trial Wednesday at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Odin Lloyd in June 2013. FALL RIVER, Mass. — Former New England Patriots star […]

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Pittston Area Football Booster Club holds fundraiser

The Pittston Area Football Booster Club held a fundraiser on Friday, April 10 at the Susquehanna Brewing Company in Jenkins Township. From left, first row, are Sam Falcone, Chris Barnic, Jeremy Davis, Dave Galli, Kevin O’Boyle, Joe Donahue, Joe Oliveri, Sam Montagna. Second row, Jim Norris, Bob Breymeier, Scott Renfer, Tony Meeker, Jim Norris, Scott […]

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No verdict on Day 6 of deliberations in Hernandez case

Former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez, right, sits besides his attorney Charles Rankin during deliberations in his murder trial, Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is accused of killing Odin Lloyd in June 2013. (David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool) FALL RIVER, […]

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Clutch hits lead Scranton Prep past Abington Heights, 2-1, in Lackawanna League baseball game

Left fielder Eric Salerno led Abington Heights with two hits during the Comets 2-1 loss to Scranton Prep Tuesday afternoon. Abington Heights starting pitcher Tyler Ksiazek delivers a pitch during the Comets 2-1 loss to Scranton Prep Tuesday afternoon. SCRANTON — Seven innings were not enough to settle the Lackawanna League Division 1 baseball clash […]

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Penn State’s Nyeem Wartman eager to follow Mike Hull’s lead

Linebacker Nyeem Wartman (5) may not play in Saturday’s Blue-White Game, but he figures to be right in the middle of Penn State’s defense in the fall. Nyeem Wartman is already working on his Mike Hull impersonation. Right down to the calls before the snap. With Wartman perhaps in line to succeed Hull at middle […]

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Clark Seymour playing to his strength for the Wilkes-Barrre/Scranton Penguins

When Clark Seymour dropped the gloves with Lehigh Valley’s Oliver Lauridsen on April 8, he did it to send a message. But it wasn’t necessarily meant for Lauridsen. The Penguins led the game 1-0 at the time, and Seymour noticed that the momentum was still pretty even. He figured a fight could change that and […]

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Scranton Prep softball team off to fast start in this week’s local sports roundup

Comets clobber Warriors in baseball opener Designated hitter Zach Campbell had three hits and four runs batted in to lead Abington Heights over Delaware Valley, 12-4, in a Lackawanna League baseball crossover game April 6 in Milford. Shortstop Jimmy Fayocavitz had three hits and pitcher Tyler Ksiazek and left fielder Eric Salerno each added two […]

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Abington-area runners compete in Scranton Half Marathon

SCRANTON- Many local runners competed in the second annual Scranton Half Marathon held on Sunday, April 12. The full list of Abington-area finishers is below: 2-Thomas Daniels, 26, of Factoryville 1:13:27 7- Francis Spear, 29, of Clarks Summit 1:17:07 16- Jeffrey Pellis, 38, of Clarks Summit 1:20:11 21- Isaac Barbolish, 20, of Nicholson 1:23:15 23- […]

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Jordan Spieth is going places in a hurry

Jordan Spieth poses with his green jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday in Augusta, Ga. AUGUSTA, Ga. — The most important round in Jordan Spieth’s young career began with a little perspective from his caddie. Texas was playing a college match Sunday in California at Pasatiempo Golf Club. Spieth would have been in […]

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