Dallas boys soccer erases early deficit to beat Wyoming Valley West

DALLAS TWP. — Aside from a one-goal win over Tunkhannock on Sept. 19, the Dallas boys soccer team hadn’t faced adversity like it would Tuesday night against Wyoming Valley West. The Mountaineers were facing a two-goal deficit less than five minutes into the game. The Spartans had unbeaten Dallas on its heels. But it was […]

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Local Roundup: Early five-goal surge allowed Royals to cruise past Hanover Area, 7-5

Lucas Barnak and Collin Dougherty scored two goals each for the Royals, leading an early five-goal surge in the first half that allowed Holy Redeemer to cruise past Hanover Area, 7-5 on Monday. Lance McGrane saved three shots in goal to preserve the victory. Modou Janneh scored three goals, and Zack Evans made five saves […]

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Youth and talent a good mix for Holy Redeemer boys soccer

FORTY FORT — The story of the Holy Redeemer boys soccer team’s 2017 campaign is a bit two-fold. The Royals had seven underclassman starting, and eight new starters altogether, when they took on Wyoming Seminary on Wednesday. With all of that youth, this season is a learning experience full of big-time minutes for most of […]

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Adjustments pay off for Coughlin girls soccer vs. Pittston Area

PLAINS TWP. — The Wyoming Valley Conference’s increasingly brutal schedule was beginning to wear down on Coughlin, and coach Desiree Boris pinpointed exactly where her team needed to right the ship — in the midfield. Her midweek adjustments panned out as the middies controlled the pace of play to propel Coughlin to a 3-1 come-from-behind […]

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Boys Soccer: Wyoming Seminary has Edge against Holy Redeemer

FORTY FORT — With the game in the balance most of the second half, Edge Miller took things into his own hands. Just as Holy Redeemer would inch closer to tying the game, the Wyoming Seminary junior widened the gap. Miller’s two goals proved to be the difference as the Blue Knights defeated Holy Redeemer […]

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Lake-Lehman boys soccer stays unbeaten with key division win over Meyers

WILKES-BARRE — The Lake-Lehman boys soccer team was thought to be in a bit of a re-tooling season after losing several key pieces to graduation and returning just two seniors on the roster. It’s early, but so far, the transition has been very smooth for the Black Knights. Last week, they roughed up defending Wyoming […]

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Holy Redeemer girls soccer perseveres in win over Lake-Lehman

FORTY FORT – Annie Bagnall routinely yelled to Holy Redeemer athletic director J.P. Aqualina to ask for how much time was remaining on the clock. It was all the Royals’ forward could do to contain her excitement and contribute in some way from the bench in the waning minutes. Holy Redeemer knocked off Lake-Lehman by […]

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Lake-Lehman’s Mackenzie Love named Times Leader Girls Soccer Player of the Year

Two or three girls marking Mackenzie Love quickly became the norm for the Lake-Lehman junior forward during the postseason. The unwelcomed pressure meant that Love worked two or three times harder to lead the Black Knights (21-2) to both their first girls soccer district championship in 19 seasons, and farther in states than any other […]

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2016 Times Leader Girls Soccer All-Stars

TIFFANY MICHALEK Wyoming Valley West Junior, midfield Michalek makes a repeat appearance on the all-star team after leading the Spartans to the district semifinals. She complemented a defensively sound midfield with a team-best 12 goals and 27 points. Michalek scored both goals in an overtime victory that gave Dallas its only regular season blemish. LAUREN […]

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2016 Times Leaders Boys Soccer All-Stars

David Cortez Jr., M, Coughlin Cortez was one of the WVC’s top scorers this year, and was Coughlin’s leading scorer. The junior was named to the Division 1 first team, leading Coughlin to a District 2 3A quarterfinals appearance. Drew Tinna Sr., F, Tunkhannock A Division 1 first-team all star, Tinna played a big role […]

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