WILKES-BARRE — The month of August was cooler than usual in our area. So when boys soccer practice officially started, most players didn't have an opportunity to experience hot weather for the upcoming season.
Penn State's buses pulled up in Happy Valley a few ticks before 3 a.m. on Sunday. Some 13 hours later, the Nittany Lions were back on the field.
In his first season as a head football coach, new Wilkes mentor Trey Brown was expecting some rough patches during his first five-plus months on the job.
KINGSTON – Last season is a distant memory for the Hazleton Area girls soccer team. Even with the same cast of players, the Cougars did not look like the same team that finished at the bottom of the Wyoming Valley Conference standings, behind...
FREELAND — Eric Schramm and Josh Perta each struck the back of the net for Holy Redeemer in a 2-0 boys soccer win over MMI on Tuesday.
Karissa Levenoski led Crestwood to a 3-2 girls volleyball victory over Wyoming Area on Tuesday with 17 service points, 21 assists, 15 digs. The Comets Crestwood survived a five-set thriller 19-25, 25-17, 26-24, 24-26, 15-7.
The questions were over, but James Franklin had a few more things he wanted to say.Unsolicited, the Penn State coach wrapped up Tuesday's press conference by addressing his staff's philosophy on the two-minute drill.
NEW YORK — Gael Monfils follows his own rules.
Class 3AHazleton AreaCoach: Jim Paisley2013 WVC record/finish: 2-13, 14th place
The first win is out of the way and Misericordia enters the 2014 season having not lost a game now in more than nine months.
SAN DIEGO — Abington Heights 2009 graduate Cory Spangenberg had a two-run single for his first big league hit and Tyson Ross pitched six strong innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on...
ATLANTA — On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter.
MOOSIC — Don't try to convince Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders catcher Austin Romine the final games of a lost Triple-A season were a lost cause.Don't tell that to the RailRiders pitching staff, either.
Even in spite of Dallas' Wyoming Valley Conference title, the Mountaineers entered the state playoffs last year as gigantic underdogs. District 3 continually churned out quality teams that had lashed WVC girls soccer teams at states, and the...
Good things come to those who wait. After waiting out a rain delay that lasted two hours, ten minutes on Sunday and forced the game's continuation Monday morning, the RailRiders pulled out a 2-1 victory over Lehigh Valley, then posted a 4-1...
It's no secret why the Wyoming Valley Conference boys soccer league realigned for the 2014 season.
Wyoming Valley Conference Boys Soccer CapsulesDIVISION I (Class 3A)Hazleton AreaCoach: Rob Schoener, 3rd season
The King's College football team is coming off its best season in seven years.
Casey Eichfeld is the only man to represent the United States in the Olympics in both singles and doubles canoes.
MOOSIC — A struggle with the tarp ultimately forced the suspension of Sunday's next-to-last game of the season for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
Another season of high school tennis kicks into full gear this week and this season could be full of surprises. Last year's 3A WVC champions, Crestwood, lost all seven starters from last year's 12-4 team. Despite losing last year's...
NEW YORK — Roger Federer regrouped after a fortuitously timed rain delay to move on at the U.S. Open in four sets.
HAMPTON, Ga. — Tony Stewart's return to the track has ended only a little over halfway through his race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
BILBAO, Spain — They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier.Instead, the Americans were the ones on the ropes for nearly three quarters.
WACO, Texas — RG3 in bronze and boats on the water at Baylor.Before the 10th-ranked Bears played their first game at McLane Stadium on Sunday night, a 9 1/2-foot bronze statue of Robert Griffin III was unveiled.