Canadiens beat Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Carey Price made 25 saves to extend his franchise-best road winning streak to 10 games, P.K Subban had a goal and two assists, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Thursday night.Rookie Jacob De La Rose scored twice, Andrei Markov had a goal and an assist, and Max Pacioretty also scored to help Montreal get its seventh win in 10 games and 11th in the last 13 on the road.Maple Leafs 3, Flyers 2...

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District 2 boys basketball schedule

BOYS BASKETBALLRecords are overall. Teams in all but Class 4A were seeded based on league records.CLASS 4A(One team to states)Wednesday, Feb. 18Scranton 74, Wyoming Valley West 63Williamsport 64, Delaware Valley 34...

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Josh Archibald returns to WBS Penguins with confidence

Before he joined the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins as a rookie this season, Josh Archibald was a point-per-game producer at the college level.Now, after a few struggles this season when he missed time with an injury and was a healthy scratch - followed by a demotion to Wheeling - Archibald feels his recent stint with the Nailers helped him re-discover that offensive touch.Archibald, along with Jean-Sebastien Dea, was sent to Wheeling earlier this month and he returned l...

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McIlroy stumbles at Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Playing in America for the first time this year, Rory McIlroy’s first shot was a 2-iron out of play.A relentless wind with gusts that approached 35 mph provided a rude welcome to just about everyone Thursday at the Honda Classic except for Jim Herman, who somehow made it around PGA National without a bogey for a 5-under 65 and a one-shot lead.McIlroy managed to salvage a tough day with by holing a 30-foot birdie putt and two-putting...

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Nationals’ Jayson Werth hopes to be ready for opening day

VIERA, Fla. — The Washington Nationals’ Jayson Werth is back on the field, just not 100 percent yet.Werth participated in outfield drills Thursday during the Nationals’ first full-squad workout Thursday. But the left fielder was generally limited as he recovers from offseason shoulder surgery.Still, the fact Werth was with his teammates instead of hanging out with the trainers spoke volumes for manager Matt Williams.

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Wilkes, King’s set for East Regional

It may be regional weekend for high school wrestlers in the PIAA, but it’s also regional weekend for Divsion III college schools.The most notable for locals is the East Regional being held on Sunday at the Berglund Center in Roanoke, Va. where Wilkes and King’s will be participating.The Colonels and the Monarchs will each have a full lineup in the event which is also an NCAA qualifier as the top three placers at each weight advance to the NCAA Championships, ...

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Notre Dame tops Pitt; Wignot closes on mark

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Jewell Loyd scored 16 points, Brianna Turner had 15 points and nine rebounds and Notre Dame made its first 11 shots of the second half Thursday night in an 87-59 victory over Pittsburgh, clinching at least a share of the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season league title.Pittsburgh’s Monica Wignot, playing basketball for the first time since starring at Holy Redeemer after four years of volleyball, has 72 blocked shots this season. She needs two mo...

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Northeast Regional Pairings

Northeast Regional PairingsCLASS 3A(at Liberty H.S., Bethlehem)106Luke Werner (Liberty, So. 25-7) bye; Pat Clarke (Coughlin, Fr. 34-8) vs. Stephen Veneziale (Archbishop Wood, Fr. 30-14); Zachary Robles (Central, Jr. 29-8) vs. Nick Dolak (Parkland, Fr. 23-10); Casin Corallo (Easton, Jr. 26...

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Wyoming Seminary wrestlers looking for more history

The Wyoming Seminary wrestling team is on a mission to make history, something the Blue Knights have done a lot of over the last two seasons.Fresh off a record-breaking performance at the Pennsylvania Prep Championships when Sem shattered the points record scoring 375 points for its ninth straight state crown, the team heads to the National Prep Wrestling Championships at Lehigh University this weekend trying to win a national title in consecutive seasons for the first time in scho...

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Wyoming Valley Conference Regional Qualifiers

Here’s an up close look at the 53 Wyoming Valley Conference 2015 Regional QualifiersCLASS 2A GAR Zac Faust (195) – Grade: 12; Record: 32-3 First round: Allen Yancoskie (29-9), a junior from Mount Carmel who took fourth in District 4. Notes: Faust won his third district title last weekend and is now a four-time regional participant. He’s had some tough luck finishing th...

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