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Lake-Lehman falls; Dallas, Tunkhannock boys move to 2-0 in WVC

EXETER – Nathan Schlichter looks forward to the day when he can remove the “we’re very young” excuse from his postgame analysis. For now, the explanation remains valid and the Lake-Lehman boys basketball coach has to look for positive signs that his team is making improvements. Bench play provided that encouragement Wednesday night when the […]

8 Comments - 10:29 am

Unbeaten Dallas girls basketball team wins early showdown

DALLAS TWP. – As a widening hole threatened to bury Dallas deeper and deeper, the Mountaineers started feeling extremely anxious. They just didn’t show it. And then, they showed why they could be a prime contender for the Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 girls basketball title. Lauren Charlton finished with a double-double, Hanna Johnson swished […]

8 Comments - 5:01 pm

Young Black Knights figure to contend on mats

Freshmen make up nearly half the lineup, but that should not be taken as a sign of weakness for the Lake-Lehman wrestling team. The Black Knights are regarded as the favorite in Division 2 of the Wyoming Valley Conference heading into their conference opener Wednesday at home against Wyoming Area. Lake-Lehman and other potential contenders […]

8 Comments - 4:10 pm

Jesse leads Back Mountain to semifinals in Casey Classic

Brenden Jesse averaged four points per game to lead the way for Back Mountain, which went unbeaten in the preliminary round before being knocked off in the semifinals of the Casey Classic. The tournament, featuring Northeastern Pennsylvania Scholastic Hockey League teams, was conducted at the Toyota Sportsplex in Wilkes-Barre during the holiday week. Back Mountain […]

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Joan Harris dancers collect for Marines Toys for Tots program

The Joan Harris Dancers collected hundreds of toys for the United States Marines Toys for Tots program during their 36th annual holiday shows. From left, are Cades Linder, Dallas; Grace Nicolai, Dallas; Isabella Locke, Lehman; Corporal Blair Blakeslee and Corporal Katelynn Roman-Lebo, United States Marine Corps; Grace Reed, Nanticoke; Hemily Heffner, Kingston; Mia Linder, Dallas; […]

8 Comments - 12:50 pm

Lake-Lehman grad Connor McGovern, Penn State line shine in Fiesta Bowl win

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Anchored by the Pac-12’s best defensive player, Washington finished the regular season leading the nation in rushing defense, allowing just 92 yards per game on the ground. Penn State matched that in one play in the second quarter of Saturday’s Fiesta Bowl, springing Saquon Barkley loose for a 92-yard touchdown run, a […]

8 Comments - 12:43 pm

Enjoying artistic fun at the Dietrich Theater

TUNKHANNOCK — Children from ages 5 to 12 utilized their creativity during the holiday break when they attended Holiday Camp at the Dorothy Sheldon Art Studio (next to Dietrich Theater) Dec.26-28. Artists-in-residence Steve and Amy Colley gave children a different project every day — a day of pottery, a day of making trash to treasure, […]

8 Comments - 12:15 pm

Back Mountain athletes recognized by Wyoming Seminary

KINGSTON – Wyoming Seminary Upper School recently named the Back Mountain athletes who received Most Valuable Player Awards, Coaches Awards and Gold Awards for the fall season. Athletes who earned four varsity letters or three varsity and one junior varsity letters in their sport receive Gold Awards. In boys cross-country, junior Robert deLuna, of Dallas, […]

8 Comments - 8:24 pm

Books donated to Back Mountain Memorial Library remember loved ones

DALLAS — The following memorial books have been added to the shelves of the Back Mountain Memorial Library, 96 Huntsville Road, for the month of December 2017: In memory of Dorothy Wadas, “Sewing to Sell” by Virginia Lindsay, presented by Bernie Mihal The following books are in memory of James T. Reese and are presented […]

8 Comments - 10:34 am

Holl, Lipski, Maransky among postseason All-Star honorees

Former Tunkhannock football coach Don Holl and current Lake-Lehman field hockey coach Jean Lipski were each honored for their team’s successes this season. Holl was named state Class 5A Coach of the Year by Pennsylvania Sports Writers after leading Gateway to the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association championship game. Holl, who coached the Tigers from 1995 […]

8 Comments - 4:07 pm

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