D2/11 Class 5A Subregional Preview: WVW faces different challenge in Whitehall

Everything is going to go up a notch. It always does when a District 2 team plays a District 11 team in the PIAA football playoffs. Starting at 7 p.m. Friday, D2 champion Wyoming Valley West (6-6) will see that for itself when the Spartans play at D11 champion Whitehall (9-3) in the D2/11-5A subregional […]

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Shoemaker scores 4 TDs as Berwick romps past North Pocono in D2 semis

BERWICK — All the anger that’s been building up in the Berwick football team came rushing out all at once. Evan Klinger ran with it. Owen Shoemaker ran through it. And Jared Marshman helped Berwick get over it. By the end of Berwick’s 48-14 pasting of North Pocono on Friday, all that was left from […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Coughlin’s season ends in semifinal loss

PECKVILLE — Coughlin’s first possession Friday night went as planned. Touchdown. Extra point. The lead. The momentum, though, deteriorated by halftime. The defense couldn’t stop Valley View’s running game. The offense lost standout running back Jake Cole to a shoulder injury. And a punt team gaffe allowed the Cougars to punch in a touchdown just […]

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Scranton Prep hammers Lake-Lehman in D2-3A championship

SCRANTON — With one long, punishing drive on its first possession, Lake-Lehman seemed to show the formula it would need to produce an upset. With a series of quick strikes throughout the second quarter, Scranton Prep made it clear that nobody was going to get in the way of its third straight District 2 Class […]

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Hazleton Area stalls against Delaware Valley in D2-6A title game

MILFORD — If it weren’t for the third quarter, maybe things would have been different. Trailing by just a touchdown at halftime, Hazleton Area had a chance to tie the game or take the lead. All the Cougars had to do was stop Delaware Valley on its opening possession. But they couldn’t get the job […]

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Latest scores for Friday’s high school football playoffs

WEEK 12 SCORES Delaware Valley 31, Hazleton Area 3, final Valley View 40, Coughlin 7, final Berwick 48, North Pocono 14, final Scranton Prep 54, Lake-Lehman 7, final https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_Football-24.jpg

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HS FOOTBALL: Lake-Lehman faces major task vs. Scranton Prep

The Wyoming Valley Conference has sent 15 opponents to play Scranton Prep since the start of the 2015 football season. All attempts to defeat the Cavaliers have resulted in failure. Now it’s Lake-Lehman’s turn — for the second time this season, no less — to end the dismal streak. The Black Knights (7-4) will play […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Wyoming Valley West rolls to D2-5A championship

PALMYRA TWP. – The Wyoming Valley West defense got off to a slow start in Thursday night’s District 2 Class 5A football championship game. The Spartans’ offense started slower and was slower to recover. Wyoming Valley West had plenty of finishing power, however, in a 35-7 rout over top-seeded host Wallenpaupack that avenged a loss […]

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WVW gets another crack at Buckhorns

Wyoming Valley West did plenty of good things when it played Wallenpaupack earlier in the football season. The Spartans, though, did a couple bad things. Stuff that proved costly. Like fumbling inside the red zone, twice, including a turnover turned into a 96-yard TD return. Like having a special teams breakdown, allowing a 72-yard punt […]

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Times Leader Sports Report After Dark: Recapping the first week of districts

WILKES-BARRE — Welcome to Times Leader Sports Report After Dark, a weekly high school football wrap-up podcast. Hosted by DJ Eberle, John Erzar recaps the opening week of districts in the Wyoming Valley Conference and takes a look at next week’s action. https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_podcast-icon-1.jpg Times Leader Reach Times Leader sports at 570-829-7143 or on Twitter @TLsports

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