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Granteed's arm, bat leads GP

July 12th

Granteed’s arm, bat leads GP in opener


Granteed's arm, bat leads GP

July 12th

Granteed’s arm, bat leads GP in opener


Pennsylvania considers study on impact of coyotes on deer

July 12th

PA debates merits of studying impact of coyotes on deer


D2 wrestling all-star team competes at top offseason events

July 12th

D2 wrestling all-star team competes at top offseason events


Kadri wins 8th Tour stage in entree to Vosges

Jul 12

GERARDMER, France — In a solo breakaway, Blel Kadri gave France its first stage winner at the Tour de France in the entree to the Vosges mountains on Saturday.

Pennsylvania considers study on impact of coyotes on deer

Jul 12

PA debates merits of studying impact of coyotes on deer
A study being considered by the Pennsylvania Game Commission board looking at the impact of predators on deer populations could provide some valuable insight, but it's only part of the bigger picture, according to a researcher in...

Red Wings snap SWB win streak

Jul 12

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Sooner or later Rochester was going to beat the RailRiders.

Granteed's arm, bat leads GP

Jul 12

Granteed's arm, bat leads GP in opener
KINGSTON — Missing their coach might have brought out the best of the Greater Pittston American Legion team.

BMA uses long ball, rolls into finals

Jul 12

NANTICOKE — It's been almost one week since Back Mountain American has seen live-game pitching and felt the pressure of an actual contest.Well, not much has changed in one week's time.

D2 wrestling all-star team competes at top offseason events

Jul 12

D2 wrestling all-star team competes at top offseason events
It's six o'clock on a hot Tuesday night in the middle of summer and more than a dozen wrestlers are drilling inside a wrestling room instead of doing other activities most high-schoolers normally do during the dog...

Outdoor news Doe licenses go on sale tomorrow

Jul 12

Pennsylvania deer hunters who want to better their chances of obtaining an antlerless license will want to send in applications during the first round of sales set to kick off on Monday, July 14.

No. 8: Baseball with the stars

Jul 12

Twenty-five years ago, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons stepped on the field for the first time. In honor of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre franchise's 25th year anniversary, The Times Leader is counting down the Top 25...

Birder's Corner

Jul 12

Highlights of recent sightings conducted throughout northeastern Pennsylvania by area birders. For a complete list along with area hot spots, visit the Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society website at:...

Looking back at the first half of 2014

Jul 12

This weekend marks the unofficial midway point of the season in most of professional baseball with the numerous All-Star Games being played in the next few days.

Streak has SWB in playoff hunt

Jul 12

A three-game winning streak and victories in four of their last five games have the RailRiders playing their best ball of the season.

Wounded Lions get chance to lead at Lift For Life

Jul 12

STATE COLLEGE — The scooter Ben Kline was riding wasn't going to get the job done. The Penn State linebacker was much more at home after commandeering a full-blown equipment cart to tear around the turf and direct the...

Local bass tournament scene

Jul 12

Bass tournament results and standings (to submit results, email them to tvenesky@timesleader.com):

Outdoor notes Pa. Fish and Boat Commission hosts meeting

Jul 12

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will hold its quarterly business meeting July 14-15 at its Harrisburg headquarters, located at 1601 Elmerton Ave., Harrisburg, PA 17110.

The T.L. Express

Jul 11

The RailRiders picked up their third straight win to close out a nine-game homestand on Friday night at PNC Field by knocking off Rochester, 5-1 to sweep the three-game series and win for the fourth time in five...

Heredia dazzles in RailRiders win

Jul 11

MOOSIC – Some scouts have compared Jairo Heredia to Pedro Martinez.However, in his first four appearances for the RailRiders, he looked like an anti-Pedro.

Bob Horlacher softball team splits two state games

Jul 11

A timely sacrifice bunt by Gabby Rosenthal led Bob Horlacher to a 16-7 victory over West Point and split a pair of games played Friday in the Pennsylvania state 11-12 double-elimination softball tournament.

Man arrested for striking Game Commission officer

Jul 11

A Monroeton man was remanded to the Bradford County Correctional Facility after being charged with assaulting a Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer, according to the agency's Northeast Region...

PSU's Lift For Life reaches out to fans

Jul 11

That most impressive of milestones is right on the horizon for Penn State's Lift For Life.

Giants Despair a mountain of work for Jack and Darryl Danko

Jul 11

The most successful driver in Giants Despair history describes the event's carnival-like atmosphere as equivalent to your average summer bazaar.

RailRiders sweep twinbill from Red Wings in dramatic fashion

Jul 10

MOOSIC — It took exactly one year, but the RailRiders finally stopped being dominated by Rochester.

Phillies fire back to sweep Brewers

Jul 10

MILWAUKEE — Jimmy Rollins broke up Matt Garza's no-hit bid with a single in the seventh before sparking a seven-run outburst an inning later, helping the Philadelphia Phillies complete a four-game sweep of the Milwaukee...

Argentina, Germany gear up for fierce finale

Jul 10

RIO DE JANEIRO — The best player in the world goes up against the ultimate team machine, on the world's biggest stage.

Brazil's misery worsens with Argentina in final

Jul 10

SAO PAULO — After their own World Cup hopes fell apart in the most humiliating way, Brazilians must now grapple with the prospect that things could get even worse.Argentina could win.

Tanaka's elbow lands him on DL

Jul 10

CLEVELAND — Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who is on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow, was expected to meet with a team doctor Thursday night in Seattle.

Progress slow for Phelps in comeback try

Jul 10

ATHENS, Ga. — Michael Phelps has never been the patient type.He wants to go faster — right now.

Much of NBA quiet as free agency opens

Jul 10

Signing day arrived Thursday in the NBA, though the biggest free agents didn't rush to grab their pens.

Greipel wins 6th Tour stage in a sprint

Jul 10

REIMS, France — Sprint specialist Andre Greipel won a drizzly sixth stage of the Tour de France on Thursday, as crashes again thinned the pack of support riders for rivals hoping to strip Vincenzo Nibali of the yellow...

Uehara leads Women's British Open

Jul 10

SOUTHPORT, England — Ayako Uehara of Japan felt confident with the putter and played in the best weather Royal Birkdale has to offer. It was the right combination to take the lead Thursday in the Women's British Open. And...

Helton: Talladega races still have impact

Jul 10

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Mike Helton has seen Talladega Superspeedway's capacity expand in boom times and shrink along with the crowds at one of NASCAR's signature tracks, moving in tandem with the sport's ebbs and...

Three Little League district champs crowned

Jul 10

Back Mountain National posted 16 hits en route to a 19-4 victory Thursday over Back Mountain American to win the District 31 10-11 Little League baseball championship.

Waiting game continues for LeBron, NBA

Jul 10

LAS VEGAS — When it comes to LeBron James, all that's certain is this: One fan base is about to feel scorned, and other is about to feel absolute joy.Miami or Cleveland?

Penguins re-sign Megna, Samuelsson

Jul 10

The Penguins re-signed two of their restricted free agents on Thursday. The only question is whether they will both be spending the bulk of next season in Pittsburgh or Wilkes-Barre.

Au revoir, Froome: Tour champ drops out in Stage 5

Jul 9

ARENBERG, France — An injured wrist was just too much for Tour de France champion Chris Froome, in one of the most memorable and crash-marred stages in recent race history.

Mountain Top topples Plains in Little League matchup

Jul 9

PLAINS — Aiden Murphy tossed 5.2 innings and allowed three runs in the winning effort for Mountain Top in the District 16 10-11 year old Little League game on Wednesday. Murphy, Zach Andrews, Shea Makowski and Brennan Magin all...

Penn State's strength will have to come from TE spot

Jul 9

Two words, spoken two years ago, have followed Jesse James ever since.Penn State's top tight end received perhaps the most impressive bit of public praise from Bill O'Brien.

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