Holy Redeemer, Berwick advance to Class 2A boys volleyball semifinals

WILKES-BARRE — Their heads never hung. That very fact shows exactly how far the Berwick Area volleyball team has come in just one year’s time. And now, the chance is pretty good that a state berth may not be far behind. After dropping the first set, 35-33, to Nanticoke Area, Berwick rallied to win the […]

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Tough road awaits WVC volleyball teams in District 2 2A playoffs

It’s about how the coin turned. And this season, the flip just didn’t go the way most in the Wyoming Valley Conference would have liked. As the District 2 Class 2A playoffs begin Wednesday, it will turn into a collision course between the top half of the conference as four WVC teams descend upon Holy […]

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Holy Redeemer boys volleyball sweeps DelVal, earns share of WVC title

WILKES-BARRE — In the most tense moments, there was an aura of calmness on the Holy Redeemer sideline. Sure, players got loud to pump each other up. Head coach Jack Kablick stood with his arms folded, never thinking about calling a time-out when Delaware Valley was mounting game-changing runs. And in the end, it equaled […]

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Crestwood still in boys volleyball playoff hunt

WRIGHT TWP. — Mike Williams has seen his share of coin flips in terms of playoff seeding over the years. The Crestwood head coach is probably getting sick of them, to be honest. Some have gone his way. Other times, the toss of the coin didn’t fall right. And based on the current District 2 […]

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WVC boys volleyball: Nanticoke falls on the road in 5

COVINGTON TWP. — Based on the first set, one would have assumed Nanticoke Area was setting itself up for a short night at North Pocono and a victorious bus ride back to Luzerne County. That’s why you never assume anything. North Pocono, behind a match-high 29 kills from James Ildefonso, picked up the energy and […]

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Coughlin boys volleyball rallies to top Tunkhannock

Coughlin rallied from elimination, winning the final two games to defeat Tunkhannock 3-2 in Wyoming Valley Conference boys volleyball Monday. Tunkhannock won the opener 25-12, but Coughlin rallied for a 25-18 win in the second game. Tunkhannock then posted a 25-18 win before Coughlin came back in the fourth and fifth game to win 25-23 […]

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Once in jeopardy, Berwick’s boys volleyball program thriving

BERWICK — They didn’t know where to turn. Ethan Potter and Harsh Patel both admitted their hearts sank. Their sport, their passion for volleyball, was taken away from them. The sounds of sneakers squeaking off the hardwood floor or the brush-burn of skin hitting the court seemed to be a thing of the past. “I […]

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H.S. volleyball: Crestwood rallies past Wyoming Valley West for big win

WRIGHT TWP. — Mike Williams was granted the timeout. One point later than he wanted. The Crestwood head coach, after questioning why he wasn’t given it at the exact moment, walked back to the huddle to fire his Comets up. And rile them up Williams did. Crestwood fought off five match points to force a […]

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Coughlin boys volleyball nabs 1st win of the season

Coughlin won its first game of the season in a thrilling five-set match with Dallas in boys volleyball action on Tuesday. Set scores were 17-25, 25-17, 25-13, 29-31, 15-7. Coughlin’s Kyle Williams finished with 12 kills, 13 assists, 13 service points, 10 digs and four aces, while Joe Gayton chipped in with two kills, four […]

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Local roundup: Berwick boys volleyball holds off Crestwood

Berwick continued its strong start to the boys volleyball season with a 3-0 win over Crestwood that saw all three sets go down to the wire. Scores were 25-23, 27-25 and 26-24. Dylan Michael (13 kills, nine service points, nine digs), Yordin Cruz (two aces, 10 service points, eight digs) and Gabe Oliver (10 kills, […]

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