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Morning Stroll

Two fawns took a leisurely stroll in Auburn Center. While their mother foraged for some breakfast, the twins frolicked and wandered the road.

Sports Shorts
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LT close to milestone

Lackawanna Trail can become the seventh program in the Lackawanna Football Conference with 400 wins in its program history if it can win two games this season.

Last Friday, the Lions topped Carbondale (28-0), and face Lakeland at home this Friday, Sept. 3, at 7 p.m.

The Lions entered 2021 with an overall record of 398-271-9. Dunmore (702), Old Forge (556), Abington Heights (529), West Scranton (414), Lakeland (413) and Valley View (411) are the other programs that have reached the milestone.

Trap Shoots

Mill City Sportsman Club holds Trap Shooting on Thursdays at 3 p.m., weather permitting. Shoots will continue each Thursday until the end of October, weather permitting.

The Pistol Range will be open on those days. There is a fee for use of either range.

Social Distancing will be observed. Please bring a chair and wear a face mask. Restrooms are available; soda and water will be available for purchase.

Sports Shorts items will not be accepted over the telephone. Items may be faxed to 570-836-3378, emailed to cmcaleer@wcexaminer.com, dropped off at the Wyoming County Press Examiner or mailed to Examiner, P.O. Box 59, 16 E, Tioga St., Tunkhannock, PA 18657.

Sports Week Ahead
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Wednesday, Sept. 1

Elk Lake girls golf at Hazleton, 4 p.m. Lackawanna Trail golf vs. Western Wayne, 4 p.m. Tunkhannock Area girls golf vs. Dunmore, 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 2

Elk Lake boys golf at Mid Valley, 4 p.m. EL girls golf vs. Scranton Prep, 4 p.m. Lackawanna Trail golf at Montrose, 4 p.m. Tunkhannock Area boys golf vs. North Pocono, 3 p.m. TA girls golf vs. North Pocono, 3:30 p.m. TA tennis vs. Wilkes-Barre Area, 4 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 3

Elk Lake boys golf vs. Montrose, 4 p.m. EL volleyball vs. Forest City, 5 p.m. Montrose football vs. Riverside, 7 p.m. Lackawanna Trail golf at Honesdale, 4 p.m. LT volleyball vs. Abington Heights, 5 p.m. LT football vs. Lakeland, 7 p.m. Tunkhannock Area boys golf at Berwick, 3 p.m. TA volleyball at Wyoming Area, 4:30 p.m. TA football at Pittston, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 4

Elk Lake girls soccer at Northeast Bradford Tournament, TBA.

Monday, Sept. 6

Tunkhannock Area field hockey vs. Lackawanna Trail, 4:15 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 7

Elk Lake boys golf vs. Blue Ridge, 4 p.m. EL girls soccer at Montrose, 4:15 p.m. Lackawanna Trail golf vs. Old Forge, 4 p.m. LT field hockey at Tunkhannock Area, 4:15 p.m. Tunkhannock Area girls golf vs. Elk Lake, 4 p.m. TA boys golf vs. Wyoming Valley West, 3 p.m. TA tennis at Wyoming Valley West, 4 p.m.

Around the Links
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Wyoming Valley

Country Club The WVCC Women’s Golf Association played a T and F tournament on May 11. Winners were:

Class A: Natalie Sokoloski, low gross; Kathy Goeringer, low net. Class B: Rose Senunas, low gross; Pat Alansky, low net. Class C: Becky Kulbaski, low gross; Molly Churnetski, low net.

Crystal: Julia Chmielowski, low gross; June Olszewski, low net.

Birdies: Natalie Sokoloski (No. 3), Debbie Mileski (Nos. 8, 9).

Chip-ins: June Olszewski, Melissa DeFine, Karen Kempinski, Raelene Daring, Maureen Umphred, Marie Mihalos, Debbie Mileski.

Closest to pin: Karen Hazleton (Nos. 13, 15).

Emanon Country Club

Red Mill defeated Fiscus Law, 2-1, to take the lead in the Emanon Thursday Night League. Alex Brogna led Red Mill with a 41, and Pich Petrillo topped Fiscus at 40.

Other results included: Durland Golf 3, Ashley Machine 0 (Jim Charney 39, Bill Yurkon 37); Selenski Insurance 3, Fort Cafe 0 (Randy Marcotte 36, Dave Kettrick 39); Reliable Transport 2.5, O’Connor Plumbing 0.5 (Dave Granteed/Joe Arnone 42, Ted Matthews 39); Bryan Construction 2.5, Central Air Freight 0.5 (Dave Lewis 43, Joe Bartell 41).


On Aug. 13, Clarks Summit native Dave Kettrick recorded his fourth-career ace on the 154-yard Hole No. 6 while playing in the Emanon Industrial Thursday Night League. Witnesses were Mike Amitia, Anthony Bellino and Zach Mulhern.

Tigers lose three straight on links

The Tigers were sliding on a three-game losing streak headed into Monday’s Tryba Tournament at Fox Hill Country Club.

Medalist Jake Palermo carded a 37 to lead Hazleton Area in its 164-180 win over Tunkhannock on Tuesday. Josh Brown led the Tigers carding a 43, while Ethan Tench shot a 45.

Although medalist Brown carded a 41 for Tunkhannock on his par-37 home course, Pittston Area managed to defeat the Tigers on Wednesday, 178-182.

Tench, Jakob Baltrusitis, and Dayton Kandrovy each carded a 47 to tie for second and keep the score within fighting distance.

At Blue Ridge Trail on Friday, Crestwood’s medalist had an even-par 36 and led his team to a 158-200 win over the Tigers. Brown and Aidan Montross each topped the Tigers at 48.

Hazleton 164, Tunk. 180

Hazleton: 1. Jake Palermo, 37; 2. Jonathan Joseph/Connor Matteo, 41; 3. Hunter Nye, 45; 4. Brian Billig, 49.

Tunkhannock: 1. Josh Brown, 43; 2. Ethan Tench, 45; 3. Caleb Georgetti/Chase Wenrich, 46; 4. Jakob Baltursitis, 47.

Pittston 178, Tunk. 182

Pittston Area: 1. Zach Valeski, 44; 1. Karl Pecha, 44; 3. Tyler Wassel, 45; 3. Matt Mesaris, 45.

Tunkhannock: 1. Josh Brown, 41; 2. Ethan Trench, 47; 2. Jakob Baltrusitis, 47; 2. Dayton Kandrovy, 47.

Crestwood 158, Tunk. 200

Tunkhannock: Josh Brown 48; Aidan Montross 48; Jakob Baltrusaitis 51; Ethan Tench 53. Crestwood: Derek Johnson 36; Owen Blazick 38; Isaac Saullo 41; Ray Joseph 43.