WRIGHT TWP. – Teams with aspirations of contending for titles have multiple goals during the non-league portion of the high school basketball season.
Tori Tansley scored a game-high 28 points to lead Old Forge to a 59-57 win over GAR in a girls basketball game on Wednesday night.Teammate Gabby Verespay scored 16 points in the victory.
EXETER — Led by a huge performance from Jeremy Zezza, Wyoming Area picked up its first win of the season on Wednesday night with a 65-60 win over Mountain View in a non-conference boys basketball game.
BERWICK — Participating in its first Wyoming Valley Conference Division I wrestling dual in three seasons, Tunkhannock had a grand debut defeating Berwick 45-22 on Wednesday night.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Penn State's bid for a second consecutive national championship runs through top-seeded Stanford.
Misericordia University men's soccer player Kevin Matlon has been named to the All-ECAC South Region team.
While Children's Hospital sought to tamp down any potential impact of Penguins forward Beau Bennett's presence there, the Penguins ramped up how they're dealing with the recent mumps outbreak.
BOSTON — When the Boston Celtics started playing better defense, the game swung in their favor. It didn't hurt that they hardly missed any shots down the stretch, either.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Chelsey Shumpert scored a career-high 18 points, including five 3-pointers, as Chattanooga stunned No. 7 Stanford 54-46 Wednesday for its second home victory over a top-10 opponent this season.
NEW YORK — Fred Claire can see the day when Major League Baseball teams open academies for prospects in Cuba.
DOVER, Del. — Kurt Busch testified Wednesday that he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave his motorhome the night she claims the NASCAR driver assaulted her.
OMAHA, Neb. — On the day he was introduced as Youngstown State's new head coach, the ugly nature of Bo Pelini's departure from Nebraska was revealed.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — D'Angelo Russell scored 21 points and Marc Loving had 15, leading No. 12 Ohio State to a 97-55 victory over North Carolina A&T on Wednesday night.
A row of water bottles lined the top of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins bench during Tuesday's practice at the Toyota Sportsplex, each labeled with a player's name.
By nature, Bill Belton is a man of few words.By the end of the regular season, he became a running back with fewer carries.
PLYMOUTH — Coughlin picked up the biggest win of the young wrestling season so far on Tuesday night by defeating three-time defending Wyoming Valley Conference Division I champion Wyoming Valley West 54-25.
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PLYMOUTH — Clare Winton (500 free, 200 free) and Alexis Ivanitch (100 breast, 50 free) won two events each to lead Wyoming Valley West to a 101-82 victory over Pittston Area on Tuesday in girls swimming action.
There's no doubt that Peter Alexis is the big man for the University of Philadelphia men's basketball team - and not just because he's a 6-foot-11, 250-pounder. Alexis (Holy Redeemer) is averaging 13.8 points and 10.4 rebounds with...
NEW YORK — Alex Rodriguez faces a diminished role in his return to the New York Yankees, who have stripped A-Rod of his third-base job and plan to limit his role to full-time designated hitter — at most.
The questions around the National Hockey League mumps outbreak that finally found its way to the Penguins this past weekend start with the obvious: Didn't we eradicate the mumps?The short answer: Well, we almost did.
BOSTON — When Boston College coach Steve Addazio met with Pinstripe Bowl officials to make his case for the Eagles, he grew so animated he knocked over his coffee.
Florida State leads the way with three first-team Associated Press All-Americans: tight end Nick O'Leary, guard Tre Jackson and kicker Roberto Aguayo, who is an All-American for the second straight season.
LANSING, Mich. — Athletes would be blocked from unionizing at public universities under a bill that won final passage in Michigan on Tuesday, making it at least the second state to respond after Northwestern University football players were...
CHICAGO — The new-look White Sox added another bat to their potent lineup on Tuesday, announcing a $42 million, three-year contract with free-agent outfielder Melky Cabrera.