Mackenzie Love, Amanda Ayers’ big nights not enough as Lake-Lehman girls soccer falls to Midd-West

DANVILLE — Tuesday night was nothing short of routine for the Lake-Lehman girls soccer team: Mackenzie Love, hat trick. Amanda Ayers, three assists. Unfortunately, common thread at Lake-Lehman for the past four years — through two district championships, a PIAA semifinal appearance run, and two Wyoming Valley Conference titles — finally ran its course. Not […]

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Coughlin upsets Dallas in district semifinals

DALLAS TWP. — From embarrassment in August to vengeance in November. On the same field where Coughlin lost by 44 points to Dallas in the season opener, the Crusaders delivered a big dose of payback with a 28-0 victory Friday night in a District 2 Class 4A football semifinal game. Seventh-seeded Coughlin (5-6) will head […]

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Lake-Lehman makes crucial stop to seal win over Western Wayne

SOUTH CANAAN TWP. — The decision was made. Randy Wolff was going for the win. The Western Wayne coach had no hesitation sending his Wildcat offense back on the field for the winning two-point conversion. And Matt Kurtz was going to make sure Lake-Lehman didn’t leave Wayne County with a loss. Kurtz slid down the […]

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Dallas dominates Lake-Lehman in the Battle for the Old Shoe

DALLAS TWP. — He stood on a make-shift platform around the 50-yard line with the Most Valuable Player trophy gripped tightly in his hands. With his Dallas teammates chanting MVP, sophomore quarterback Michael Starbuck let out a small grin, and followed it up by patting the shoulder pads of his offensive linemen. Those boys in […]

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Dallas stops conversion try to defeat Wyoming Area in overtime

WEST PITTSTON — Dallas’ Christian Motley is often the shortest player on the field on Friday nights. But he often plays like the smartest as well. So when Wyoming Area’s best receiver went in motion on a two-point conversion try in overtime, the 5-foot-5 junior knew what was coming. More importantly, he stopped it. Motley […]

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Lake-Lehman races out to its 5th straight win

LEHMAN TWP. — Lake-Lehman got off to a hot start on the way to a 35-7 home triumph over Holy Redeemer. The Black Knights, whose starters on offense only played the first half, scored on five of their first six drives as the Royals had no answer for Lake-Lehman’s overpowering run game and timely passes. […]

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High School Preview: Improved Dallas heads to Wyoming Area

The boundaries for Dallas and Wyoming Area meet, yet the two schools haven’t really established a neighborhood rivalry. Perhaps because there’s a good amount of wilderness between the two. Perhaps because Dallas is too preoccupied with Back Mountain rival Lake-Lehman. Likewise, Wyoming Area just needs to look across the Susquehanna River to see its most-disliked […]

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Lake-Lehman senior Fry cooking up the perfect season in girls cross country

Jade Fry found her sport when she decided to try cross country with a friend as she entered Lake-Lehman Junior High in seventh grade. After mixing the lows of having injuries disrupt plans with the highs of achieving season-ending goals, Fry arrived at the start of her senior year knowing she had found a passion […]

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Athlete of the Week: Jade Fry (Updated)

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK (for week ending Sept. 24, 2017) Jade Fry School: Lake-Lehman Year: Senior Sport/position: Cross country Family: Chris, dad; Pam, mom; Tristan, brother. Last week: Fry has placed first in every Wyoming Valley Conference meet this season. In the Sept. 20 meet, Fry placed first individually, completing her home, 3.1-mile course in […]

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Strong second half powers Lake-Lehman past Nanticoke, 42-21

NANTICOKE — Lake-Lehman is becoming a second-half team. For the second straight week, the Black Knights overpowered an opponent in the final 24 minutes en route to a victory. On Friday night at Nanticoke, Lehman scored two touchdowns, forced three takeaways and held the Trojans to just 39 total yards in the second half of […]

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