Wyoming Area girls basketball team holds off Hanover Area, moves to 9-0

EXETER — A fierce battle from the previous night followed by a furious flurry from a determined opponent had the Wyoming Area Warriors losing their legs. Cassidy Orzel helped make sure they never lost the lead, nor their season-opening winning streak. Orzel came off the bench to make two pivotal plays in the final six […]

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H.S. Wrestling: Coach Ron Swingle and Berwick knock off Mohawks, 48-21

WILKES-BARRE — One of the more successful wrestling coaches over the last 15 years has been Ron Swingle. He piled up countless division titles, district championships and state medals in a 14-year stint with Meyers before taking over at Berwick this season, where he hopes to instill the same kind of winning attitude. Swingle returned […]

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H.S. BOYS BASKETBALL: Dimitri Gnall scores 30 as Wyoming Seminary tops Tunkhannock

Dimitri Gnall scored a game-high 30 points as Wyoming Seminary defeated Tunkhannock 55-40 Tuesday night in a Wyoming Valley Conference boys basketball interdivisional game. Gnall had 18 points in the first half as the Blue Knights took a 25-14 lead at the break. He was the only player on either team to finish in double […]

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H.S. Swimming: Garrett Paul leads Wyoming Seminary boys past Wyoming Valley West

Garrett Paul won the 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly to help Wyoming Seminary defeat Wyoming Valley West 52-42 Tuesday in Wyoming Valley Conference boys swimming action. Yonah Wasik (100 back) and Bobby de Luna (100 breaststroke) were also individual winners for the Blue Knights. Valley West had two swimmers win two individual events. Maxim Kowalski […]

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WVC girls and boys basketball postponed Monday

Inclement weather Monday postponed the entire Wyoming Valley Conference girls basketball schedule and one WVC boys game. The following girls games have been moved to Tuesday: Berwick at Meyers; Crestwood at Wyoming Valley West; Dallas at Coughlin, playing at Plains-Solomon Junior High; Holy Redeemer at Northwest; Lake-Lehman at Hanover Area; Pittston Area at Hazleton Area; […]

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Coughlin comes out on top at competitive WVC Wrestling Tournament

LEHMAN TWP. – Senior Tashawn Qualls has been wrestling since he was in fifth grade. After his sophomore season, when GAR’s program merged with Coughlin. Qualls was out of a starting slot in the lineup. The 152-pounder, who leaves GAR everyday after school and heads to Coughlin’s wrestling room for practice, could easily have stopped […]

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WVC Wrestling Tournament Preview: Tourney kicks off a sprint to the finish

The high school wrestling season technically began a month ago, and all 13 Wyoming Valley Conference teams have been traveling all over the state to participate in individual or dual tournaments. Since only a handful of divisional duals have been held so far, the local teams all know the season doesn’t kick into high gear […]

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Wyoming Seminary boys basketball holds off Wyoming Area

KINGSTON — Friday’s game went full circle for Wyoming Area. Not that Wyoming Seminary minded. Wyoming Area trailed by 10 after the first quarter and after the fourth. In between, the Warriors went ahead only to see Seminary rally for a 44-34 Wyoming Valley Conference boys basketball interdivisional game. “We know that basketball is a […]

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WVC Wrestling Tourney rescheduled as one-day event Sunday due to severe weather

The Wyoming Valley Conference Wrestling Tournament will make history this weekend. For the first time in its nine-year history, the event will be held on one day. The tourney was postponed from Friday and Saturday this weekend and is being consolidated into a one-day tournament on Sunday at Lake-Lehman High School. That’s because with inclement […]

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Nanticoke boys basketball gets revenge with victory over Hanover Area

NANTICOKE — Some losses carry a little more weight, especially when they come against a long-time rival that had little success in recent seasons. That, though, was where Nanticoke Area found itself entering Wednesday night’s game with neighbor Hanover Area. “After that first loss, it was a tough loss. We only lost by three,” Nanticoke […]

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