Dallas breaks state slump, goes out in double-OT game

HAZLETON – The Dallas boys basketball team turned its first Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association state tournament appearance since 2008 into a special experience. Before they were done, the Mountaineers and their all-senior starting lineup gave the school its first state tournament win since 1991 and turned in a memorable effort in elimination with a double-overtime […]

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Caroline Banas makes history for Scranton track

Caroline Banas became the first University of Scranton athlete to earn All-American honors in track and field March 10 with a seventh-place finish at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Ala. Banas cleared 5-6 at nationals. The Holy Redeemer graduate, a sophomore from Dallas, cleared a high of 5-7 ¼ […]

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Dallas wrestler Steven Newell wins twice in Hershey

Dallas junior Steven Newell, Tunkhannock sophomore Dave Evans and Lake-Lehman senior Kaleb Konigus each won at least one bout at the Giant Center in Hershey before being eliminated from the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Individual Wrestling Championships March 9-10. Newell went 2-2 at the tournament and lost a pair of one-point decisions. Both Newell and […]

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Jake Koretz provides Wyoming Seminary boost in state win

WILKES-BARRE – Jake Koretz was Wyoming Seminary’s top contributor off the bench March 10 when the Blue Knights won a Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association boys basketball state tournament game for the first time since 1992 and won a game above the Class A level for the first time ever. Koretz did not miss a shot […]

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Dallas School District swimming contingent competes at states

The Dallas School District had a large contingent competing in Class 2A in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championships Friday and Saturday at Bucknell University. From left, first row, are Ryan Spears, Kevin Allen, Shane Szczecinski, Tony Caravaggio and Mikail Krochta. Second row, Abbey Sutzko, Gabby Krochta, Emma Thomas, Missy Leonard, Jaelyn […]

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Back Mountain Shootout fifth-grade champions

Shown here are members of the Back Mountain Shootout fifth-grade championship team. From left, first row, are From left to right: Mike Barrouk, coach; Iris Hobson-Thomascik, Sophia Maier, Kyla O’Brien, Madison Hedglin. Second row, Abe Hobson, coach; Casey Bryant, Nina Barrouk, Cora Finn, Megan Albrecht, Morgan Langdon, Lexie Faux and Chris O’Brien, coach. photo

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Dallas seniors hoping to extend careers with win over Allentown Central Catholic

Only six of the 96 boys basketball teams left in the PIAA state playoffs will finish the season with victories. That means plenty of heartbreak and for many, the end of their playing days. Sure, a fortunate few will go on to play in college. But for most, when the season ends so does the […]

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Dallas Youth Basketball holds skills competition

Dallas Youth Basketball held a skills competition March 10 at Wycallis Elementary School in Dallas. From left, are Gracie Coyne, first place, lay-ups; Angela Loftus, second place, lay-ups; Savannah Rose Remus, third place, lay-ups; Catlin Finn, first place, free throws; Kaylee Smith, third place, free throws; Isabella Evans, second place, free throws. photo

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Dallas Youth Basketball holds free throw contest

Dallas Youth Basketball held a free throw contest March 10 at Wycallis Elementary School in Dallas. From left, are Cora Finn, first place, fifth grade; Lexie Faux, second place, fifth grade; Madison Hedglin, third place, fifth grade; Zoe Hakim, first place, sixth grade; Samantha Alaimo, third place, sixth grade; and Kaylee Carver, second place, sixth […]

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St. Therese’s Prayer Shawl Ministry reaches goal of 500

SHAVERTOWN — St. Therese’s Prayer Shawl Ministry recently celebrated its second anniversary and is pleased to announce it reached the milestone of creating over 500 prayer shawls. The ministry currently has 28 members and, in the last two years, has donated handmade items to the following organizations: Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Oncology, Domestic Violence Resource Center, […]

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