Times Leader Sports Report: New faces in new places

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WILKES-BARRE — In the latest Times Leader Sports Report podcast, host DJ Eberle and John Erzar, Derek Levarse, Tom Venesky, Paul Sokoloski, Alicia Johnson and Joe Soprano discuss the latest in Wyoming Valley Conference boys basketball, high school football and girls basketball, Penn State football, MAC Freedom basketball, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, what’s ahead for the outdoors and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Radicals.

Joining us on the podcast this week is Sandra Davison from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Radicals.

Eberle and Erzar open the podcast previewing Championship Weekend in the NFL.


— Introduction

— A Wyoming Valley Conference boys basketball update with John Erzar: Recapping the latest boys basketball action for Wyoming Area and Berwick and looking at an early dark horse for the District 2 playoffs = 3:55

— A look at a rumor swirling the Dallas football program = 6:52

— A Wyoming Valley Conference girls basketball discussion Paul Sokoloski: A recap of the season up to Thursday, highlighting Nanticoke’s hot start = 9:40

— A Penn State football discussion with Derek Levarse: A look at recruiting an some moving pieces for the Nittany Lions = 13:15

— A MAC Freedom discussion with Levarse: Previewing Saturday’s matchup between King’s College and Wilkes University = 17:19

— Outdoors Corner with Tom Venesky: Previewing Tom Venesky’s upcoming feature on the a program a local organization is doing to study brook trout in local streams = 21:52

— A Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins update with Tom Venesky: Recapping the Penguins’ recent road trip and previewing Friday’s game at Lehigh Valley Phantoms = 23:11

— A discussion with Alicia Johnson on the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Radicals’ decision to hire Gotham Roller Derby star Vanessa Sites as the new head coach; including an interview with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s Sandra Davison = 25:19

— Closing thoughts with Joe Soprano = 29:44


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