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Dallas’ Jack Zardecki will continue his running career at Air Force

DALLAS TWP. — Dallas senior distance runner Jack Zardecki signed his National Letter of Intent to attend the Air Force Academy Wednesday, formalizing his recent verbal commitment to accept an appointment to the academy near Colorado Springs, Colo. “Between the hard work and dedication I was putting into my school work and my athletics, I […]

8 Comments - 11:47 pm

Johnsons, Saba team up with other senior stars for basketball win

WILKES-BARRE – Kelly Johnson got to coach her twin daughters Olivia and Hanna, along with classmate Kendra Saba, one last time while the Dallas seniors had some new teammates for their final game. “These kids have been playing against each other since they were in third or fourth grade, so it’s nice that in their […]

8 Comments - 4:09 pm

Tunkhannock offense looks strong in Dallas softball opener

DALLAS – That state runner-up finish a year ago will always be a great memory for the Tunkhannock softball team. Now the five starters form that team and the newcomers are trying to make some memories of their own. When the Tigers look back at Monday’s 13-4 win over Dallas, they could see it as […]

8 Comments - 8:58 am

Lehman’s Bob Robinson leads area runners in half marathon

Ben Robinson from Lehman finished seventh overall and won the male 19-24-year-old division April 8 at the fifth annual Scranton Half Marathon. Robinson finished the 13.1-mile course in 1:12:31.15. Joyce Foster from Dallas won the female 60-64 division in 1:53.50.58. Robinson was one of five Back Mountain runners to place in the top 100 out […]

8 Comments - 8:54 am

Forty Fort United Methodist Church Nursery School plans Open House

FORTY FORT — An Open House will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18 at the Forty Fort United Methodist Church Nursery School, corner of Wyoming and Yeager Avenues. Participants will be able to tour the school facilities, meet the teaching staff, and pick up of enrollment forms. The Forty Fort UMC […]

8 Comments - 11:02 am

Verve Vertu artists shown off art work at Misericordia University gallery

DALLAS — Victoria Brown, of Swoyersville, is an artist. At the gallery opening for Verve Vertu’s “Whimsy and Wonder” show at Misericordia University April 6, she wore a t-shirt that plainly said so. And, to prove it, she proudly stood near her splendid batik wall-hanging and talked to all visitors about dyes, crackle work and […]

8 Comments - 5:09 pm

Lake-Lehman track team gets 95-53 win over Holy Redeemer

LEHMAN TWP. – Looking out at the cold, soggy weather that dampened the opening of the high school track and field schedule only made Jace Garnick shrug. For her and the rest of the Black Knights, Tuesday was simply one more day Lake-Lehman spent battling the elements. And winning. “We’ve gotten outside most days this […]

8 Comments - 12:41 pm

WVC seniors take the court for charities in Dr. George P. Moses All-Star Classic

The top seniors from the Wyoming Valley Conference will get one more basketball game Friday in the annual Dr. George P. Moses Senior All-Star Classic at Holy Redeemer High School. The girls game starts at 6:30 p.m. The boys game follows at 8 p.m. The finals of the 3-point shooting contests will be held at […]

8 Comments - 11:01 pm

Lake-Lehman, Tunkhannock moving up in boys volleyball

The 2018 season has the potential to see across-the-board improvement for Back Mountain boys volleyball teams. A year after they all finished in the bottom third of the Wyoming Valley Conference standings, Lake-Lehman is already guaranteed a better finish than a year ago, Tunkhannock is close to that point and Dallas has reason to believe […]

8 Comments - 8:43 am

DeLuca, Oremus open outdoor track season with wins

Dominic DeLuca wrapped up his college cross country career in the fall with an appearance at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I National Championships. Now, the senior from Dallas has his final track and field season at Cornell University off to a strong start. DeLuca won the 3000-meter run at the Penn Challenge in […]

8 Comments - 1:00 pm

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