Erika Book, Hazleton Area softball handles WVW

KINGSTON — Even with four consecutive divisional championships, the Hazleton Area softball team came into the season with a big question to answer. Junior pitcher Erika Book appears to have solved it. Book was impressive once again in the circle, limiting Wyoming Valley West to three hits after a rough second inning as Hazleton Area […]

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Crestwood softball defeats Pittston Area, 3-2

HUGHESTOWN — A run here, a break there and the Pittston Area softball team is looking at a bright start to its season. Instead, the Patriots left Wednesday’s game on the wrong end of another close game and still seeking their first victory. Meanwhile, Crestwood is off to a better start than last year thanks […]

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Holy Redeemer softball continues Division 3 streak with shutout of Seminary

WILKES-BARRE — Little by little, the Holy Redeemer softball team kept building its lead Monday afternoon. Two runs here. Then a run here and another and another and another. All building up to the offensive outburst that has been Redeemer’s trademark in recent years. The outburst came in the sixth as the Royals scored five […]

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Nanticoke defeats Wyoming Area in softball

WEST PITTSTON — Miranda Bohn feels like a part of the Nanticoke softball team again. The junior left-hander missed the entire Wyoming Valley Conference season last year when she broke her right wrist in an exhibition game against Holy Redeemer. She managed to come back for a few games in the District 2 playoffs, but […]

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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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