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Lions roar into state title game

Lock-down defense in the second half kept Juniata Valley at bay. However, the reason Lackawanna Trail is playing in Thursday’s PIAA Class 1A championship game against Farrell came much earlier. Ray Melnikoff’s 57-yard touchdown run answered a game-tying s (read more)

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Tunkhannock takes Chew swim meet

On Friday, the Tunkhannock Tigers swept the Elk Lake Warriors in the second annual Greg Chew Memorial Swim Meet. At the end of the school year, an Elk Lake swimmer will be chosen to receive the memorial scholarship by Greg Chew’s family. The scrimmage is (read more)

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Bar set high for TA girls

“My expectations are high this year for the girls. I believe that we can have a very positive year. We are looking to improve on the record from last year and learning to work well together on the court. I know the girls have also set completely attainabl (read more)

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Elk Lake looks to fill spots

The value of hard work and not being afraid to take risks in life is a lesson Elk Lake wrestling coach Rob Gagliardi hopes to impart upon his athletes. Wrestling is a sport that fosters teamwork as well as individual goals. For the past few years, the War (read more)

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Athlete of the Week:Zac Cost

Lackawanna Trail senior Zac Cost has been the target of many opposing coaching staff’s gameplan.The 6-foot-2, 220-pound tight end and defensive end is a devastating blocker, a pass catcher and a physical defender. Last Friday against Juniata Valley, his h (read more)

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Athletic Tigers looking to postseason

The Tigers basketball team will boast an athletic squad this upcoming winter, with almost every member of the team suiting up for more than just this team. Coming off a good season, head coach Spencer Lunger, who is in his third season leading the team, w (read more)

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Elk Lake basketball banks on experience

With a roster boasting seven seniors, the Warriors boy’s basketball team is ready to contend again this season. “Last year we were bitten by the injury bug. That being said, we still had 14 wins and should have been able to close out four more wins if not (read more)

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No excuses for Lady Warriors basketball

“Last year was a tough year, we lost our top three scorers from the previous year’s team and we were very inconsistent offensively. Winning only three games in league play is unacceptable for this program,” stated Elk Lake girls head basketball coach Kevi (read more)

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Trail’s Lady Lions are working together

“We don’t have one girl on this team who cares about her own individual stats, it’s all about the team performing well,” projected Lackawanna Trail head girls basketball coach Lauren Strempek. The coach, who is in her fourth year at the front of the progr (read more)

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Tigers look to compete for district title

Coming off of their second straight 5-1 season, coach Bob Hedgedty and the Tunkhannock Area Tigers wrestling team look to start this year strong.Hegedty, an Elk Lake grad who is in his tenth year at the helm of the Tigers grappling program, lost some seni (read more)

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Lackawanna Trail wrestling starting fresh

With only three wins last season in Lackawanna League’s Division 2, the Lackawanna Trail wrestling team is again looking towards the future. “We are still rebuilding, but should be competitive in the league this season,” said head coach Keith Youtz. The L (read more)

Down sports memory lane

20 Years Ago (1998) Elk Lake’s girls took the Tunkhannock Kiwanis Invitational Tourney with wins over GAR, 57-50, and Tunkhannock, 56-38. MVP was Rhi Shingler. Also named to the All-Tourney Team were EL’s Stacy Newell and Alicia Mowry and Lady Tiger Andre (read more)

2019 fishing licenses available

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is pleased to announce that 2019 fishing licenses are now available. A license purchased now is valid for up to 13 months, from December 2018 through December 31, 2019. Licenses and related permits can be p (read more)

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Jervis builds on Trail pride

Steve Jervis is a mild-mannered coach who doesn’t even use a whistle at practice. He quietly draws passion from his athletes while inspiring them to battle even against the greatest of odds. The crafty strategist has Trail headed for the first trip to the (read more)


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