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Assessing the unknown

July 19th

Trout Unlimited assists with PFBC’s Unassessed Waters Initiative


Emanon Day for Autism to benefit SAFE on Aug. 23

Jul 26

The Emanon Day for Autism Golf TOurnament, benefiting S.A.F.E. (Supporting Autism and Families Everywhere), will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 at Emanon Country Club.

KWIK 'N EZ Market makes push back to .500

Jul 26

KWIK 'N EZ Market did a complete about face this week by winning all three matches to even their record at .500. The marketeers are led by the ever youthful Sonny Bonomo with able assistance from Ed Seprish, Dino Rhodegherio and...

Pittston Township team finishes campaign a perfect 16-0

Jul 26

Pittston Township scores first unbeaten season since '84
The Pittston Township Little League Capozucca Bros. Oil team finished play in the Greater Pittston Interleague with a perfect 16-0 record. This was the first time a Pittston Township team finished unblemished since 1984, according to...

Legion Youth playoffs opened Saturday

Jul 26

Tim Cavanaugh had four hits, including a pair of doubles, when Plains defeated Mountain Post 10-3 in the championship game of the Wyoming Valley American Legion Youth baseball playoffs July 21.

Jenkins Seniors Softball takes third in Pennsylvania

Jul 26

They were the last local team standing. And, with that, they became one of the best teams in the state.

Seven Blue Devils set for 80th Dream Game

Jul 26

Mike Schuback was early in his career when he was asked to make a switch in Old Forge's place in the Dream Game coaching rotation.

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL

Jul 20

Greater Pittston will prepare for states Tuesday at PNC Field
After dominating local competition throughout most of the regular season, the Greater Pittston Youth American Legion baseball team is preparing to test itself against the best teams in the state.

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...

48th Annual Exeter Open is Aug. 17

Jul 19

The 48th annual Exeter Open will be held on Sunday, Aug. 17 at Emanon Country Club.

Warrior Pride hits national stage

Jul 19

Bednarski selected to U17 Junior National Squad
Bree Bednarski's friends delivered the news.

ONWARD TO VICTORY

Jul 19

The smell of the fresh cut grass. The infamous crack of the bat. Crossing home plate to score a run. These are things everyone should enjoy at one point in their lives.

Wyoming Area swim team holds swim clinic

Jul 19

The Wyoming Area swim team held a week-long “Swim with a Warrior” Clinic from June 16 through June 21. The goal for the 76 Wyoming Area students who participated in the clinic was to improve their swimming...

UPON FURTHER REVIEW

Jul 19

July 2004Duryea won the 9-10-year-old Savo's Little League tournament by defeating Pittston Township, 7-6.

Kohut leads Minooka to title

Jul 19

Cameron Kohut, of Jenkins Township, recently won the Moosic Mountain Babe Ruth League championship while playing for Minooka Subaru's 11-12-year-old team.

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL

Jul 19

The Greater Pittston American Legion baseball season came to an end with consecutive losses in the Wyoming Valley League Senior playoffs.

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.

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.

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.

Big hit from Cody Brown gives Tunkhannock to WVALL title shot

Jul 14

KINGSTON — Scott Zaner was in the dugout waiting five innings for his Tunkhannock team to get a big hit when needed.

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.

Granteed's big day lifts Greater Pittston in playoff opener

Jul 12

Jake Granteed put Greater Pittston ahead and kept it there Saturday afternoon when the Wyoming Valley American Legion baseball playoffs opened at Spartan Stadium.

O'Connor Plumbing maintains Emanon lead

Jul 12

Dyller claims first half Bocce title
O'Connor Plumbing defeated Ashley Machine 2-1 to maintain the lead of the Emanon Golf League. Ted Matthews' 2-under par 32 and Jerry Gavin's 37 led the winners while Len Coleman had 1-under 33 for...

PASSING THE TIME

Jul 12

Dunmore gets set at the line of scrimmage, and the Wyoming Area defense responds.“Hawk! Hawk! Hawk!” the Warriors shout to each other as they recognize the offensive formation.

Lady Patriots attend basketball camp in South Bend

Jul 12

The Pittston Area girls basketball team recently went to team camp at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind.

Inaugural Rivalry Run set for Aug. 30

Jul 12

It's certainly something different.The two schools have played just about every sport against each other. But what about a 5k?

Jenkins Township senior softball locks up Section 5 title

Jul 12

It just seems like they can't be beaten. And now, the Jenkins Township senior girls softball team is heading to the state tournament.

PA, WA Class of 1989 holding inaugural 'Rivalry Run'

Jul 10

It's certainly something different.The two schools have played just about every sport against each other. But what about a 5k?

UTA Karate opening location on Main Street, Pittston

Jul 11

Main Street is about to get a bit stronger.

Wyoming Area swim team holds swim clinic

Jul 10

The Wyoming Area swim team held a week-long “Swim with a Warrior” Clinic from June 16 through June 21. The goal for the 76 Wyoming Area students who participated in the clinic was to improve their swimming...

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