Hanyu defends Olympic gold medal; Rippon 10th

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The figure skater from Clarks Summit put on one final show to remember. Rippon wowed he crowd with his free skate program despite the lack of some of the more difficult moves of other skaters. He doesn’t do quads, but his mesmerizing presentation and dramatic flair earn him points. The […]

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WBS Penguins surrender franchise-worst 12 goals in loss to Rochester

A span of 2 minutes, 11 seconds in the first period was already enough to wreck Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s night. By the end of the third? It was the most goals ever allowed in Penguins franchise history. The Penguins lost their composure throughout the night, racking up 64 minutes in penalties in a 12-3 demolition at the […]

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Nanticoke Area, Holy Redeemer battle for WVC girls basketball title again

The wounds are still fresh and stinging. Holy Redeemer won’t forgive Nanticoke Area for snapping a continuous string of league titles last season. Nanticoke Area can’t forget how Redeemer ruined the Trojanettes’ longest winning streak this decade last week. Forgive and forget? Not when there’s a league championship on the line. After finishing tied at […]

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District 2 boys basketball tournament pairings announced

The pairings are set for next week’s District 2 boys basketball playoffs, but the sites and times haven’t been released yet. The Wyoming Valley Conference will have 14 teams playing, with Berwick, Coughlin, Lake-Lehman and MMI Prep the only ones failing to make the postseason. However, MMI Prep could continue its season in the District […]

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Boys Basketball: Meyers tops GAR in OT

WILKES-BARRE — The usual prize — a possible Wyoming Valley Conference divisional title — wasn’t available Thursday night. That didn’t stop Meyers and GAR from continuing their city rivalry with the same fervor as in the past. In front of a full house in a sweltering Coughlin High School gym, Meyers possibly put GAR’s season […]

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Cramarossa expected to join WBS Penguins’ lineup on Friday

WILKES-BARRE — Joseph Cramarossa has spent the last three seasons playing on the West Coast, so he’ll be a relatively new face when he joins his Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguin teammates. Cramarossa, 25, who was acquired in a trade for Colin Smith on Wednesday, was expected to meet the Penguins in Rochester on Thursday night and will […]

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UPDATED: Berwick native Jayson Terdiman finishes fourth in team relay

Jayson Terdiman’s goal at the Olympics was to leave Pyeongchang with at least one medal. Maybe even two. He had even been dreaming about standing on the Olympic podium as the Winter Games neared. Thursday’s luge team relay was the Berwick native’s last chance. While his dreams never came to fruition. Terdiman came pretty darn […]

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Wyoming Area upends Nanticoke Area, forces playoff for WVC title Saturday

EXETER — For a big chunk of the season, Addison Orzel was forced to sit and watch her Wyoming Area teammates sputter as she recovered from a lingering concussion. When she came back, she made Nanticoke Area look wobbly. Orzel scored Wyoming Area’s final eight points Wednesday and blocked two critical shots in the final […]

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WBS Penguins center Gage Quinney finds remedy for goal drought

WILKES-BARRE — Gage Quinney has established himself as a relatively consistent point-producer during his rookie season with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. After scoring a goal in each of the first three games of the season, Quinney settled in to produce six goals and 14 points over his next 30 contests while focusing on his development as […]

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UPDATED: Berwick native Jayson Terdiman finishes 10th in doubles luge

Jayson Terdiman and Matt Mortensen had to go for broke. Sitting in sixth place heading into their final run and just .313 seconds out of medal contention — .424 out of first — the U.S. Olympians knew they had to take some risks in their second doubles luge run if they wanted a shot at […]

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