Dallas graduate Ryan Zapoticky named to 2017-18 PSAC Fall Top 10 Squad

Shippensburg University senior quarterback Ryan Zapoticky, of Dallas, was named to the 2017-18 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Fall Top 10 squad after voting results were announced by the league office. Zapoticky, a biology major concentrating in pre-med, graduated magna cum laude in December with a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.69. He is one […]

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Back Mountain teams fall in first-place battles; Lake-Lehman alone in wrestling lead

Before weather again interrupted the winter sports schedule, wiping out out every contest on Tuesday and Wednesday, the five-day stretch that ended Monday went a long way toward determining Wyoming Valley Conference divisional leaders. The Dallas boys basketball and girls swimming teams and the Lake-Lehman girls basketball teams all lost a share of first place […]

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Dizbon, Maloney take on larger roles at Susquehanna, King’s

helped Susquehanna University snap a five-game men’s basketball losing streak Jan. 13 when he scored nine of his 15 points after halftime of an 82-81 overtime victory over host Elizabethtown College. Dizbon has worked his way up through the ranks to become a starter for the River Hawks as a senior. After appearing in 14 […]

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Boys Basketball: Hazleton Area defeats Dallas in battle of WVC unbeatens

DALLAS TWP. — Every time Dallas would build momentum, Hazleton Area would dash it. Every time the home-court crowd would be whipped into a frenzy, it would be quelled. The undefeated Cougars have been doing that all season. And they did it again Friday night. As soon as Dallas would come within striking distance, Hazleton […]

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Lake-Lehman’s Kaleb Konigus wins consecutive heavyweight showdowns

LEHMAN TWP. – Kaleb Konigus and Damon Barhight are no strangers on the wrestling mat. Two of the top Wyoming Valley Conference heavyweights met two more times in four days when the WVC held its tournament and got its Division 2 season underway. Lake-Lehman’s Konigus beat Wyoming Area’s Barhight both times, giving Lake-Lehman its only […]

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Mountaineers keep rolling in boys basketball, swimming

DALLAS TWP. – Dallas had one of the last three unbeaten overall records among District 2 girls basketball teams. The Lady Mountaineers did not let that distinction get away easily. After seven straight wins to open the season, Dallas fell at home, 44-42, to Pittston Area in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 game Jan. […]

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Zombies lacrosse team competes in Dick’s Sporting Goods Tournament

Zombies Lacrosse, a club team made up of high school players from northeast Pennsylvania, wrapped up 2017, proving that, even though lacrosse is still a new sport to the region, it can compete at a National Level. The Zombies won championships in two of the three tournaments they attended this past summer, earning them a […]

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Living the dream: Dallas alum Jonathan Sabatini will volunteer at Winter Olympics

Imagine celebrating your 21st birthday in South Korea. Then take it one step further. You’re celebrating your 21st birthday in Pyeongchang, South Korea, at the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics after volunteering at the Games. That’s how Jonathan Sabatini, a 2015 Dallas High School graduate, will spend his 21st birthday. The Ithaca College sports […]

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Ruth’s Chris Golf Classic funds Dinners for Kids

DALLAS — Area golfers took to the greens at the Huntsville Golf Club, Shavertown, for Ruth’s Chris Golf Classic to ensure that local children could access greens of their own — as well as proteins, vegetables, fruit and healthy carbs. As a result of the golf fundraiser, event sponsors Metz Culinary Management and Ruth’s Chris […]

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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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