College Basketball: Wilkes men clinch top seed with win; King’s women clinch postseason berth

WILKES-BARRE — When opponents have fallen to the Wilkes men’s basketball team this season, it’s often been a death by a thousand cuts with different Colonels contributing to the win column each and every night. In fact, Wilkes has four players who are averaging double-figures this season — Marcus Robinson, Rob Pecorelli, Mark Mullins and […]

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College Corner: Coughlin’s Bourdeau running strong for St. Joseph’s

Nathaniela Bourdeau is primed for another big performance in the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships. The St. Joseph’s junior, a Coughlin grad, had a solid winter with the women’s indoor track team. She stands fourth on the A-10 performance list in the 60-meter dash with a personal-best time of 7.69 seconds, which she recorded when she […]

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Going for gold: Berwick native Jayson Terdiman ready to turn dreams into reality

Jayson Terdiman has been having dreams about standing on the podium at the Winter Olympics this month. As the Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games approached, the Berwick native’s dreams started occurring more frequently. Now that Terdiman’s big day is finally here, the 29-year-old will have his first of two chances of turning them into reality. Wednesday […]

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Girls Basketball: Julia Makowski hits 1,000th point as Crestwood clinches title

WRIGHT TWP. — They say turnabout is fair play. And Julia Makowski, along with her Crestwood teammates, turned Monday into a night to remember. Makowski scored her 1,000th career point among her game-high 25 as the Comets clinched the Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 girls basketball title with a resounding 51-28 pounding of last year’s […]

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Elliott Almond: Clark Summit native Adam Rippon, Gus Kenworthy embrace authenticity on Olympic stage

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — They proudly wear the Team USA emblem as established Winter Olympians. But every time freeskier Gus Kenworthy and Clarks Summit native figure skater Adam Rippon head into their respective competitive arenas they carry more than the red, white and blue flags of their citizenry. The men shoulder the weight of the […]

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Berwick native Jayson Terdiman gets final practice in before Wednesday

Jayson Terdiman and Matt Mortensen got in their final prep ahead of their Pyeongchang debut Monday and Tuesday. And they did so with flying colors. After recording the fourth-fastest time in both the first (46.502 seconds) and second (46.583) training runs on Sunday, the duo turned it up a notch in the final practice runs. […]

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Olympics Roundup: Canada gets skating gold, Anderson wins slopestyle

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Canada skated to the gold it had been dreaming about for four years. American Jamie Anderson got another to match the one she won in Sochi. The Canadians kicked off the third day of full competition at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Monday by winning the team figure skating competition, finishing with […]

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Spinning into the spotlight: Clarks Summit native Adam Rippon, Mirai Nagasu shine in team event

When Adam Rippon and Mirai Nagasu didn’t make the United States figure skating team for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, they hunkered down together on Nagasu’s roof and ate In-N-Out. Fast-forward four years, and the pair are still hunkering down together. But this time its in Pyeongchang. And they’re roommates. In the Olympic Village. […]

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Clarks Summit’s Adam Rippon helps U.S. to team bronze

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Canada walked away with the gold, but a Clarks Summit native got plenty of attention in helping the United States to a bronze medal Adam Rippon, replacing U.S. champ Nathan Chen, skated a fluid and at times mesmerizing performance in the men’s free skate that helped the U.S. put a […]

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Clarks Summit native Rippon helps Team USA to ice skating bronze medal

With the help of Clarks Summit native Adam Rippon, the United States earned the bronze medal in team figure skating at the Winter Olympics — and it clinched third even before its ice dancers took the ice. Canada already was assured of the gold and the Russians had taken silver heading into the final discipline. […]

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