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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins rookie Reid Gardiner rounding out his game as a pro

WILKES-BARRE — Just 20-years old, Reid Gardiner is the youngest player on the Penguins roster. And he’s in no hurry to grow up. “I want to stay young as long as possible. Being 20 is pretty fun,” Gardiner said. But while Gardiner may not want his age to advance, his game has been progressing at […]

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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins’ 6 Degrees

Hockey is a small world and players often cross paths with each other at some point. But what about current Penguins crossing paths with former Wilkes-Barre/Scranton players? It’s happened at virtually every level, and each week we’ll highlight six degrees of separation that connects current Penguins to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton players of the past. Chad Ruhwedel — […]

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Penguins Plate: Rowney allows for a fast food stop

It takes a lot of fuel to power through a 60-minute hockey game. Constant skating alone burns countless calories, and players have become increasingly attuned to what they eat as a major part of their daily training regiment. Hockey players are as particular about their meals as they are their sticks. Ever wonder about what […]

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Celebrating 17 years of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey

Patrick McGrath was just 6 years old when he sat in the stands at what used to be called the Northeastern Pennsylvania Civic Arena and Convention Center and watched the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins play on home ice for the first time. The date was Nov. 13, 1999 and now, 17 years later, the Shavertown native could […]

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Casey DeSmith’s steadies Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in win over Providence

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have lost three times this season. After each one, there has been two common denominators. Most important is the fact the Penguins have followed each loss with a win. Also key is that Casey DeSmith has been in net for each of those bounce-back games. One day after being […]

8 Comments - 10:21 pm

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins dominated by Toronto in battle of Eastern Conference’s best

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — In a battle of the top two teams in the Eastern Conference on Friday, one dominated and the other fell flat. The first place Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins turned in a lackluster effort against a Toronto Marlies team that used its speed and size to earn a 3-0 win. The game marked the second […]

8 Comments - 10:22 pm

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins ready to face Toronto on Friday

It’s only the 11th game of the season for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, but it’s one that could reveal just how good this year’s team is when they host the Toronto Marlies on Friday. The Penguins (8-1-1-0) are the top team in the AHL with a winning percentage of .850. Right behind them in the Eastern […]

8 Comments - 9:04 am

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins’ 6 Degrees

Hockey is a small world and players often cross paths with each other at some point. But what about current Penguins crossing paths with former Wilkes-Barre/Scranton players? It’s happened at virtually level, and each week we’ll highlight six degrees of separation that connects current Penguins to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton players of the past. Jake Guentzel — Jayson […]

8 Comments - 2:16 pm

Penguins Plate: Goers’ changes it up

It takes a lot of fuel to power through a 60-minute hockey game. Constant skating alone burns countless calories, and players have become increasingly attuned to what they eat as a major part of their daily training regiment. Hockey players are as particular about their meals as they are their sticks. Ever wonder about what […]

8 Comments - 11:50 pm

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins top Binghamton Senators, 4-1

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Breaking into the offensive zone on an odd-man rush, Garrett Wilson lifted his foot and faked a shot. A split second later, Wilson shot it for real, freezing Binghamton goaltender Matt O’Conner and beating him with a wrist shot for his first goal as a Penguin and contributing to Friday’s 4-1 win […]

8 Comments - 10:33 pm

LOCAL VIDEO
Lady Eagles' Goins is Salem-bound

Grayce Goins probably had one of the most difficult tasks of any local volleyball player during the 2016 season. The Surry Central defensive specialist and libero was one of the focal points of the Lady Eagles' defense, during a season in which the team was rebuilding.

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Rising to the occasion

Kaylee Freed played an important role on North Surry volleyball teams that won 46 matches and two Western Piedmont Athletic Conference titles the past two seasons, but expected her sports career would end when she graduated.

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Hurley to coach at state games again

The Powerade State Games High School Soccer Showcase will take place June 24-25 at the UNC Greensboro Soccer Stadium, and as usual, Mount Airy head soccer coach Will Hurley will be a part of it.

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Lady Cards move Into second-place tie

Mount Airy already knew it had its work cut out for it on Thursday evening, when East Surry came calling. It didn't help the Lady Bears' cause that they had to figure out a way to stop the likes of Greensboro College recruit Mary Jo Lowe.

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Bears batter Villains again

On Wednesday night, the Granite Bears of Mount Airy registered a 9-2 win over Bishop McGuinness, and as a result, tallied back-to-back wins over the Villains in the last two days.

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Cards sweep two from Camels

Conference co-leader East Surry had to be reminded of that on Tuesday evening, when the fourth-ranked Cardinals started slowly in game one of a doubleheader with Atkins at Barry Hall Field.

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Strong second half lifts Central

Surry Central's girls' soccer team earned its second Western Piedmont Athletic Conference win on Monday evening, earning a 3-0 victory over North Surry in Dobson.

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Lankford inks with Presbyterian

After a four-year career that included four All-Conference honors and two Northwest 1A Conference Player of the Year citations, the senior walked off the court at the Dean E. Smith Center on the afternoon of March 11 as a state champion.

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Cardinals just miss team victory

The East Surry tennis team has encountered rough sailing in the early part of its 2017 season, struggling against several of the area's top programs.

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