Turning point: King’s women’s basketball improves to return to postseason

WILKES-BARRE — If they had the choice, the Lady Monarchs would never bring up last month’s loss at Misericordia ever again. But that 64-38 defeat on Jan. 17 is key to understanding the impressive turnaround for the King’s women’s basketball team. That 26-point loss has proved to be a season-altering moment. At the time, it […]

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College Basketball: Wilkes men clinch top seed with win; King’s women clinch postseason berth

WILKES-BARRE — When opponents have fallen to the Wilkes men’s basketball team this season, it’s often been a death by a thousand cuts with different Colonels contributing to the win column each and every night. In fact, Wilkes has four players who are averaging double-figures this season — Marcus Robinson, Rob Pecorelli, Mark Mullins and […]

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Flexibility the key for new Wilkes coach Jon Drach

WILKES-BARRE — Jose Tabora can’t wait to get his hands on his new playbook. The rising junior quarterback could sense the excitement in the room when he watched his new head coach, former Hobart offensive coordinator Jon Drach, introduced Thursday afternoon in the Marts Center. Tabora has seen all of Drach’s accolades during his 11 […]

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College Basketball: Wilkes’ Brunner, Mullins punish Cougars, clinch playoff berth

WILKES-BARRE — Zach Brunner worked his way through the lane out of the half-court offense to dig Wilkes University out of a hole late in the first half. Mark Mullins got the Colonels extra chances from close range by crashing the offensive boards in the second half. With Brunner and Mullins punishing Misericordia University in […]

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Berwick alum Kirah Koshinski shining for West Virginia gymnastics

Kirah Koshinski is having another All-American season with the No. 25-ranked West Virginia women’s gymnastics team. The Berwick grad currently ranks 19th in the country in the vault (9.865 average), moving up four spots in the past week. She’s also ranked fourth in the Southeast Region in the vault and 16th on floor (9.815). In […]

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Wilkes introduces Jon Drach as new head football coach

WILKES-BARRE — “I always say, ‘Go get your one percent,’” newly introduced Wilkes head football coach Jon Drach said during his press conference Thursday. “That’s something for me that’s really important because all we can do — any person — is just get better every day.” Two hundred forty-seven people applied for Wilkes’ head football […]

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Notre Dame signs 6 to complete top-10 signing class

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame finished off a top-10 recruiting class by filling positions of need. After signing 21 players in the early period just before Christmas, the Fighting Irish received six more signed letters of intent Wednesday in areas where the team was thin after player departures at offensive line, running back, wide […]

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Local College Basketball: King’s women upset Manhattanville on the road

The King’s College women’s basketball team began the second half of conference play with a huge 65-62 overtime victory at Manhattanville College in a battle for first place. The Monarchs (12-8, 6-2) moved into a first-place tie with FDU-Florham, while also earning their first season sweep over Manhattanville (14-3, 5-2) since 2014-15. Holy Redeemer grad […]

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Richmond’s Kyle Lauletta goes from FCS to Senior Bowl star

MOBILE, Ala. — Richmond’s Kyle Lauletta threw three second-half touchdown passes and Texas-San Antonio’s Marcus Davenport scored on a 19-yard fumble recovery to lead the South team to a 45-16 victory over the North in the Senior Bowl on Saturday. FCS standout Lauletta more than held his own in elite quarterback company to cap the […]

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Mayfield, Allen embracing scrutiny at Senior Bowl

MOBILE, Ala. — Baker Mayfield and Josh Allen are getting plenty of looks from the pros this week. Mayfield, college football’s top player, and Allen, a potential No. 1 overall draft pick, are competing at the Senior Bowl’s North practices in front of NFL coaches, scouts and executives. “Hopefully we can come out and compete […]

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