On the RailRiders: Sending Gleyber Torres back to Triple-A is the right move in the long run

Gleyber Torres is headed back to Moosic. And honestly, it’s not the worst thing in the world. In the long run, it’s probably a good idea. With a strong start to the spring from Tyler Wade and Monday’s signing of Neil Walker, it was only a matter of time until the New York Yankees’ top […]

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DJ Eberle’s Bracket Breaker: The ACC will reign supreme once again

For the amateur bracketologist like myself, a lot of March Madness prep is done during Championship Week. Basically every Division I conference in the nation has their league broadcast nationally at some point the last 14 days. Catching glimpses of all of the major conference tournaments — and some mid-majors too — many national analysts […]

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Paul Posluszny retires after 11 seasons with Jaguars, Bills

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny, the second-leading tackler in franchise history, is retiring from the NFL after 11 seasons. The 33-year-old Posluszny announced his decision in a letter to fans Tuesday, one day before he was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent. Posluszny started his career in Buffalo before playing […]

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Time to get ready for ticks

If you think the recent snowfall will help to reduce tick numbers this spring, don’t get your hopes up. The snow will actually aid ticks as it provides a layer of insulation over the forest floor they inhabit, allowing them to emerge in full force once spring arrives. Michele Cassetori, director of education and outreach […]

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Holy Redeemer senior Sam Rajza has Royals rolling in PIAA playoffs

After injuring her knee twice in a matter of weeks while playing two different sports, the pain became so limiting that it sent Sam Rajza the doctor’s office. No wonder. The two-sport senior standout at Holy Redeemer High School had suffered a torn ACL while playing in summer leagues in July. And doctors told her […]

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Dallas seniors hoping to extend careers with win over Allentown Central Catholic

Only six of the 96 boys basketball teams left in the PIAA state playoffs will finish the season with victories. That means plenty of heartbreak and for many, the end of their playing days. Sure, a fortunate few will go on to play in college. But for most, when the season ends so does the […]

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Bucknell, Penn looking to make first-round noise in tournament

Will there be March madness in Pennsylvania this year? The NCAA National Basketball Tournament starts Tuesday and three teams from the state of Pennsylvania are among the field of 68 with aspirations of bringing home a national title. Bucknell, Penn and Villanova will have a tough road to get to the championship game. Some have […]

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Rush of a lifetime: Crestwood grad Matt Wotherspoon ready for season to start

There isn’t much in common between hunting and baseball. In fact, there’s almost nothing in common. For Matt Wotherspoon, however, there is one similar thread between the two. When the phone rings in the bullpen and Wotherspoon hears his name called, his adrenaline starts pumping, just like when he has a buck in his sights. […]

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PIAA sets sites for WVC basketball teams

The sites for the PIAA state basketball second round games involving Wyoming Valley Conference teams have been announced. On Tuesday, the Dallas boys will play Allentown Central Catholic at 8 p.m. at Hazleton Area High School. Also Tuesday, the Holy Redeemer girls play St. Basil at 7:30 p.m. at Bethlehem Freedom High School. Three WVC […]

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PIAA basketball: Wyoming Seminary boys advance; Holy Redeemer beaten at the buzzer

WILKES-BARRE – When time counting down eventually became an ally, Wyoming Seminary used it expertly, protecting the ball until Mastery Charter South fouled, then converting enough free throws to gradually expand a lead. Two plays when the Blue Knights were fighting the clock, however, were instrumental in getting Wyoming Seminary into position to excel in […]

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