District 2 Duals: Honesdale upsets Lake-Lehman in Class 2A semifinals

LEHMAN TWP. — Honesdale head coach Ryan Chulada admitted on Wednesday that before the season started, everyone in Class 2A picked Lake-Lehman as the team to beat. Well, the Hornets went to Lake-Lehman and knocked off the team to beat in the semifinals of the District 2 Class 2A Duals Tournament. Honesdale, the defending tournament […]

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H.S. Basketball: Kyra Antolick, Hazleton Area girls hold off Wyoming Area

EXETER — For a short stretch there, Kyra Antolick got a little gun-shy. No more. And no dramatic rally for Wyoming Area, either. Antolick helped Hazleton Area make sure of it, scoring all 14 of her points in the second half Wednesday as the Cougars held off desperate Wyoming Area, 67-59, at Wyoming Area Secondary […]

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Wrestling postseason opens with bang: Lake-Lehman, Coughlin host district duals

When it comes time for the wrestling postseason, one team is always consistent and a contender: Lake-Lehman. In the 22-year history of the District 2 Duals Tournament, Lake-Lehman has missed out on the tournament just once. That’s more appearances than any other Wyoming Valley Conference team. The Black Knights have also been in the finals […]

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H.S. Boys Basketball: Hazleton Area rallies to defeat Meyers

Josh Samec scored 20 of his game-high 23 points in the second half as Hazleton Area rallied from a five-point deficit at halftime to defeat Meyers 57-51 Tuesday in Wyoming Valley Conference boys basketball. Jeff Planutis added 16 for Hazleton Area, which trailed 27-22 at the break. Jawane Buckner scored 22 to pace Meyers. Wyoming […]

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Andrejko, Yencha keep Holy Redeemer girls basketball team unbeaten in WVC

WRIGHT TWP. — In a beautifully-balanced offensive attack that boasts a knack for passing the ball to open players, Julia Andrejko had the hot hand for Holy Redeemer when it came to points in the basket. Sam Yencha put her hands in just about everything else. Yencha altered opposing shots, grabbed rebounds and scored 15 […]

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Ex-player recounts St. Gabriel’s hoops history in new book

“Hoosiers” is regarded as one of the best sports films in the history of cinema. It focuses on a small-town high school basketball team in Indiana that overcomes adversity to win the state championship. Hazleton had its own version of “Hoosiers” — the Saints at Saint Gabriel’s Parochial High School. Inspired by the movie “Hoosiers,” […]

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Boys basketball: Jawane Buckner leads Meyers past Holy Redeemer

WILKES-BARRE — Wednesday night’s 48-40 victory over Holy Redeemer pretty much epitomized the Meyers Mohawks’ season thus far. At times, they looked formidable. At others, they looked quite shaky. But through it all, they had someone able to keep things moving along — senior guard Jawane Buckner. Buckner, the Times Leader Player of the Year […]

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H.S. Wrestling: Hanover Area, Meyers join forces in battle for greater good

On the mat, Hanover Area and Meyers have one of the most fiercest rivalries in the Wyoming Valley Conference. Over the previous two years, the two teams have battled each other for Division 2 and District 2 Class 2A championships. Just last year, the Mohawks claimed the division, while the Hawkeyes were team district titlists. […]

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H.S. Boys Basketball: Dallas keeps rolling, takes down Wyoming Area

EXETER — If the Feb. 15 rematch with Hazleton Area is to have even more significance, the Dallas boys basketball team needs to take care of business between now and then. Like on Tuesday night at Wyoming Area. Dallas used a 10-0 burst to end the first half and then kept pushing Wyoming Area away […]

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Grilz and Nanticoke Area roll over Hazleton Area for 13th straight win

HAZLE TWP. — Be careful what you wish for. Maddy Grilz and Nanticoke Area are granting requests and turning them into nightmares. Grilz scored 15 points Monday and the Trojanettes tortured fellow up-tempo team Hazleton Area with a dizzying press defense that forced 24 turnovers in a 53-32 victory in a high school girls basketball […]

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