WVC District 2 boys basketballl preview: D2 teams ready to roll

The Meyers Mohawks left Coughlin High School on Thursday with a 61-52 overtime victory against rival GAR believing they clearly secured a District 2 Class 4A boys basketball playoff spot. They were right. The GAR Grenadiers departed thinking they fell just short of the D2-4A playoffs. They were wrong. “I didn’t think we were in […]

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Samec, Kreitzer, Gnall lead WVC boys all-stars

Hazleton Area’s Josh Samec, Nanticoke Area’s Nate Kreitzer and Wyoming Seminary’s Dimitri Gnall were named divisional MVPs by the Wyoming Valley Conference Boys Basketball Coaches Association on Sunday. Divisional Coaches of The Year were Hazleton Area’s Mike Joseph in Division 1, Nanticoke Area’s John Beggs in Division 2 and Wyoming Seminary’s C.J. Kersey in Division […]

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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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WVC boys basketball: Meyers defeats Berwick to keep playoff hopes alive

WILKES-BARRE — The game was insignificant as far as the Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 boys basketball race. Nanticoke Area locked up the crown last Friday. However, if either Berwick or Meyers wanted to make the eight-team District 2 Class 4A field, then the winner would have an upper hand Tuesday night. Meyers was that […]

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H.S. Local Roundup: Alyssa Lewis helps Nanticoke Area girls basketball team recover quickly

Here’s one way to get over the loss of a long winning streak. Start another. Alyssa Lewis scored the last seven of her game-high 19 points in the fourth quarter Saturday and Nanticoke Area pulled away from a stubborn Berwick squad, 45-38, in a high school girls basketball rematch of last season’s District 2 Class […]

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H.S. boys basketball: Trojans defeat Grenadiers to clinch division title

WILKES-BARRE — After waiting 15 years, what’s another eight minutes? That’s how long it took Nanticoke Area — eight minutes, or the first quarter — to heat up in the sweltering GAR gymnasium. Once the Trojans did, they were one their way to the school’s first Wyoming Valley Conference boys basketball divisional championship since the […]

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Boys Basketball: Wyoming Seminary tops Holy Redeemer in showdown

KINGSTON — The victory was huge, no doubt. But Wyoming Seminary knows the 58-51 win over Holy Redeemer on Tuesday night was just a step toward the goal of a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 3 boys basketball championship. “We’ll see,” Seminary coach C.J. Kersey said. “I just said to the guys our No.1 goal this […]

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Nanticoke Area gallops past Meyers

NANTICOKE — Before Nanticoke Area had the opportunity to honor its past boys basketball players Saturday night, the current group showed the program is in good shape. The demonstration was in full force in the second quarter. Led by the inside-outside duo of Trahjan Krupinski and Nate Kreitzer, the Trojans tore open the game with […]

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Wyoming Seminary swimmers battle Hazleton Area, flu in dual meet split

HAZLETON — Add the defending district swimming champions to the insurmountable list of flu sufferers this week. Wyoming Seminary’s swimming team was ravaged by influenza this week. Six swimmers were out of the lineup due to the outbreak (plus another to injury), leaving the Blue Knights in a tight spot against a formidable Hazleton Area […]

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