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American is last BMT team standing

July 26th

Local players contine on road to Little League World Series


Assessing the unknown

July 19th

Trout Unlimited assists with PFBC’s Unassessed Waters Initiative


Phoenix wins Little League Major championship

Jul 26

The Phoenix won the 2014 Back Mountain Little League Major's softball championship by defeating the Sliders, 9-4, in the semi finals and then won the championship by defeating the Tornadoes, 17-2. This is the second consecutive...

Holy Redeemer golfers recognized by Senate

Jul 26

Holy Redeemer High School's 2013 PIAA Class 2A boys golf champions were recognized on the Pennsylvania Senate floor recently for their winning season. The team was welcomed by Sens. Lisa Baker, R-Lehman Township, and John...

SPORTS BRIEFS

Jul 26

SPORTS CAMPSThe Rock Rec Sports Complex is now accepting registrations for the following summer camps:

Paczewski ears three titles on golf tour

Jul 26

Dallas golfer wins two tournament in four days
Logan Paczewski from Dallas won two tournaments in four days, giving him three titles this season in Division II on the Anthracite Junior Golf Association Tour.

American is last BMT team standing

Jul 26

Local players contine on road to Little League World Series
The Back Mountain American Major baseball all-stars kept smashing home runs and piling up runs until they were the last Little League team from the Back Mountain area standing in any age group.

Paczewski ears three titles on golf tour

Jul 23

Dallas golfer wins two tournament in four days
Logan Paczewski from Dallas won two tournaments in four days, giving him three titles this season in Division II on the Anthracite Junior Golf Association Tour.

LITTLE LEAGUE ROUNDUP

Jul 21

Back Mountain American used its latest power display to win another title and advance along the Little League Baseball tournament trail.

SPORTS BRIEFS

Jul 21

BASKETBALL CAMP

Legion baseball season ends for Tunkhannock

Jul 21

Tunkhannock had a successful American Legion baseball season come to an end two games short of a Region 5 Tournament berth Tuesday night.

Gross named female Diver of the Year

Jul 21

Kiera Gross, Dallas High School diver, recently received the Outstanding Female Diver Award from the PIAA Wyoming Valley Chapter Swimming and Diving Officials. From left, are Carl and Lois Gross, parents; Susan Ryan, PIAA chapter...

Edkins named Diver of the Year

Jul 21

Matt Edkins, of the Lake-Lehman High School swim team, recently received the Wyoming Valley Swimming Officials Male Diver of the Year Award. From left, are Janice O'Brien, assistant coach; Susan Ryan, president, swimming officials...

DYB team wins Shootout Tournament

Jul 21

The Dallas Youth Basketball Sixth Grade Boys Travel Team recently won the Back Mountain Shootout Basketball Tournament by defeating Newport Township, 38-29, in the championship game.

Nanticoke opens Legion tourney with a bang

Jul 19

MANSFIELD — The onslaught of hits followed by a steady stream of runs was no accident.Nanticoke isn't messing around in the Pennsylvania American Legion Region 5 Tournament.

Paying more for trout?

Jul 19

I doubt anyone would argue with Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission president Norm Gavlick's idea to lower the cost of a fishing license.

Assessing the unknown

Jul 19

Trout Unlimited assists with PFBC's Unassessed Waters Initiative
Tom Jones and Rich Schwartz silently stalked along the edge of a small tributary meandering beneath the shady forest canopy of Nescopeck State Park last Saturday.

RailRiders get around town

Jul 19

It's been a little more than two years since Rob Crain was appointed President and General Manager of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.

No. 7: The captain's team

Jul 19

Twenty-five years ago, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons stepped on the field for the first time. In honor of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre franchise's 25th year anniversary, The Times Leader is counting down the Top 25...

Papi hits, runs and scores in pro debut

Jul 16

Tunkhannock graduate Mike Papi had a hit, drove in a run and scored a run in each of his first two games as a professional.

DCNR camp exposes students to a wide variety of careers in the outdoors

Jul 18

DCNR camp exposes students to a wide variety of careers in the outdoors
Nathan Bonham arrived at his summer camp this week hoping to use the experience to narrow down his decision on a major when he starts college this fall.Halfway through the week, the opposite happened.

PSU football schedules first new games under coach James Franklin

Jul 18

James Franklin's push into SEC country has led to a new name on Penn State's schedule.

Local Roundup Northwest tops Green Ridge, 6-2

Jul 16

PLAINS TWP. — Northwest advanced with a 6-2 victory over Green Ridge Wednesday in the Section 5 Senior Baseball tournament. Reese Godfrey was the winning pitching, allowing one hit and striking out six in five innings of...

Summer in the sand is a workout at PSU

Jul 16

Players tend to groan at the mention of it. The strength coach? He can't suppress a smile.

Luzerne County Hall of Fame to induct 13 new members

Jul 16

The Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame John Louis Popple Chapter will add 13 new members on Aug. 17 at its annual induction ceremonies.

Shavertown resident Patrick McGrath readies for second pro season

Jul 16

Every morning Patrick McGrath makes the drive from his Shavertown home to the Toyota Sportsplex at Coal Street to train for the upcoming season.

Sports league becoming big social event

Jul 16

SCRANTON — As a former high school and college athlete, Pete Fulton didn't come to the Scranton Social Sports Club looking for a date.

LITTLE LEAGUE ROUNDUP

Jul 16

Back Mountain American used its latest power display to win another title and advance along the Little League Baseball tournament trail.

Papi hits, runs and scores in pro debut

Jul 16

Tunkhannock graduate Mike Papi had a hit, drove in a run and scored a run in each of his first two games as a professional.

Legion baseball season ends for Tunkhannock

Jul 16

Tunkhannock had a successful American Legion baseball season come to an end two games short of a Region 5 Tournament berth Tuesday night.

Pressure doesn't bother Lions' Lewis

Jul 15

There's no reason to dance around it. Penn State's new offense needs someone who can stretch the defense. And right now, there's no better candidate than Eugene Lewis.

Back Mountain American defeats Dunmore 13-7 in seven innings to win Section 5 title

Jul 15

NANTICOKE — No matter how silent Back Mountain American's offense might be at a given time, it's always lurking. Always ready to unleash a savage barrage that renders opposing pitchers helpless.

Outdoor notes Pa. Fish and Boat Commission hosts meeting

Jul 19

The Pennsylvania Game Commission will host an educational program on black bears at the Northeast Region Office in Dallas at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 24.

Papi signs with Indians

Jul 10

Tunkhannock grad chosen as supplemental pick in fourth round
Tunkhannock graduate Mike Papi signed with the Cleveland Indians on July 3 after completing his junior season at the University of Virginia with a 3-2 loss to Vanderbilt in the championship game of the College World Series.

Locals receive Sem athletic awards

Jul 10

Wyoming Seminary Upper School Director of Athletics Karen Klassner recently announced Sem's Most Valuable Players, Coaches' Awards and Gold Award winners for spring sports. Athletes who earned four varsity letters or three...

Pirates win Little League championship

Jul 10

The Pirates defeated the A's, 12-7, to claim the Back Mountain Little League title.

Medico advances to semifinals

Jul 10

Shavertown's Mariano Medico advanced to the semifinals of the 11th R. Jay Sigel Match Play Championship, a state championship event, before falling early Wednesday.

DHS soccer stars take talents to college

Jul 10

Four Dallas High School seniors who all got their start on the fields of Back Mountain Youth Soccer Association will move on to play soccer at the collegiate level this fall.

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