Lake-Lehman’s Kaleb Konigus wins consecutive heavyweight showdowns

LEHMAN TWP. – Kaleb Konigus and Damon Barhight are no strangers on the wrestling mat. Two of the top Wyoming Valley Conference heavyweights met two more times in four days when the WVC held its tournament and got its Division 2 season underway. Lake-Lehman’s Konigus beat Wyoming Area’s Barhight both times, giving Lake-Lehman its only […]

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Mountaineers keep rolling in boys basketball, swimming

DALLAS TWP. – Dallas had one of the last three unbeaten overall records among District 2 girls basketball teams. The Lady Mountaineers did not let that distinction get away easily. After seven straight wins to open the season, Dallas fell at home, 44-42, to Pittston Area in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 game Jan. […]

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Zombies lacrosse team competes in Dick’s Sporting Goods Tournament

Zombies Lacrosse, a club team made up of high school players from northeast Pennsylvania, wrapped up 2017, proving that, even though lacrosse is still a new sport to the region, it can compete at a National Level. The Zombies won championships in two of the three tournaments they attended this past summer, earning them a […]

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Living the dream: Dallas alum Jonathan Sabatini will volunteer at Winter Olympics

Imagine celebrating your 21st birthday in South Korea. Then take it one step further. You’re celebrating your 21st birthday in Pyeongchang, South Korea, at the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics after volunteering at the Games. That’s how Jonathan Sabatini, a 2015 Dallas High School graduate, will spend his 21st birthday. The Ithaca College sports […]

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Ruth’s Chris Golf Classic funds Dinners for Kids

DALLAS — Area golfers took to the greens at the Huntsville Golf Club, Shavertown, for Ruth’s Chris Golf Classic to ensure that local children could access greens of their own — as well as proteins, vegetables, fruit and healthy carbs. As a result of the golf fundraiser, event sponsors Metz Culinary Management and Ruth’s Chris […]

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Coughlin comes out on top at competitive WVC Wrestling Tournament

LEHMAN TWP. – Senior Tashawn Qualls has been wrestling since he was in fifth grade. After his sophomore season, when GAR’s program merged with Coughlin. Qualls was out of a starting slot in the lineup. The 152-pounder, who leaves GAR everyday after school and heads to Coughlin’s wrestling room for practice, could easily have stopped […]

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Pittston Area girls basketball edges Dallas, 44-42

DALLAS TWP. — Leah Hodick scored 14 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and helped Pittston Area secure a 44-42 road victory Saturday afternoon, handing Dallas its first loss of the season in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 girls basketball game. Pittston Area won with assistant coach Mark Casper filling in for head coach Kathy Healey, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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