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Coyote Hunt marks 20th year

For the twentieth year, the District 9 Northeast Pennsylvania Trappers Association will sponsor the Coyote Hunt beginning this Friday, Jan. 25 and running through Sunday, Jan. 27. The weigh-ins will end at 2 p.m. sharp on Sunday. Bill Kalinauskis, the Dis (read more)

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TA grad organizing national trail race

Ben Robinson knew he had something special. Come June, he hopes to prove it to runners across the country. That’s when Montage Mountain will host the U.S. Track and Field’s Trail Half-Marathon national championship. “I’ve raced in trail half-marathon cham (read more)

Winter weather wins

Elk Lake, Lackawanna Trail, and Tunkhannock Area High Schools took on an additional opponent this weekend, Mother Nature. All of the local contests scheduled for the weekend were moved up or postponed with the threat of impending snow from Winter Storm Ha (read more)

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Warriors nab pair of wins

With three games slated for the week, Elk Lake got off to a good start with a dominating 71-46 win over Forest City, and a 54-48 charged up win Friday at Montrose. Saturday’s game against Townada was postponed to this upcoming Saturday, Jan. 26 at 2:30 p. (read more)

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Tigers regroup after trio of injuries

As the new year dawned, the Tunkhannock Area wrestling program was riding high on a third place finish at their hometown tournament, bolstered by two titles and seven medals. Then came the injuries. Not even mentioning the athletes who have fallen victim (read more)

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Athlete of the Week:Gavin D’Amato

After Tunkhannock Area junior Gavin D’Amato finished second in the Tunkhannock Holiday Classic and first in Wyoming Valley Conference tournament, he continued to add on wins to his already stellar record.This week, the 145-pounder defeated Wyoming Area’s (read more)

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TA swimmers beat Berwick, lose to Sem

The swim teams at Tunkhannock took a win and a loss this week, as the girls are in sixth place with a 4-3 record and the boys are in seventh with an even 3-3 record.Tunkhannock’s girls swim team struggled at home on Tuesday against Wyoming Seminary, while (read more)

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Tunkhannock bball win streak halted

The Tigers ended a three game win streak on Tuesday at Holy Redeemer, as the Royals defeated Tunkhannock, 55-44. Then, on Thursday, the Tigers played Hanover in a game originally scheduled for Friday but moved due to the impending snow storm. The Tigers w (read more)

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Lackawanna Trail tops Raiders, falls to Sabers

The Lions played two division games this week, swiping a win from the Blue Ridge Red Raiders, 56-48, at home on Tuesday but dropping the game at Susquehanna, 48-36, on Friday. On Tuesday at Trail, team scoring leader Richard Helbing scored 15 points to le (read more)

Lady Tigers downed by Hawkeyes

Tunkhannock girls basketball played only once this week, losing a close game to Hanover (39-35) on Thursday. Monday’s game against Wyoming Seminary was rescheduled to the next day due to the weather. At Hanover Area on Thursday, the Lady Tigers couldn’t o (read more)

Lady Lions stunned by Sabers

Lackawanna Trail girls basketball had one home game in this newscycle, losing to Susquehanna, 62-22. The home game scheduled against the Mid Valley Spartans scheduled for Monday was postponed to Tuesday, Jan. 22, due to school not being in session. The La (read more)

Elk Lake girls beat by Meteors

The Lady Warriors hit the hardwood with the home crowd support Thursday night againt rival Montrose in league action. Elk Lake lost the game, 44-37. Thursday night at Elk Lake, Montrose posted a Division IV win over the Lady Warriors, 44-37. Though Elk La (read more)

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Keystone College hiresnew lax head coach

The Keystone College Department of Athletics has announced the hiring of Justin Ross as the head men’s lacrosse coach, effective for the 2019 season. Ross was most recently the head coach at Northland College in Ashland, Wisc., leading the Lumberjacks in (read more)

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Tigers overcome obstacles on the mat

After yet another Tunkhannock wrestler was injured, the Tigers had to contend with battles against their roster as well as the opposition on the mats.The Tigers went 1-1 in this week’s competition, with a loss to Lake-Lehman and win over Wyoming Area. The (read more)

Trail wrestlers drop two division meets

The Lions faced division leader Montrose in a competition at home Wednesday night before heading to Blue Ridge to face another division foe on Friday night. The Meteors beat Trail 51-27, and set Trail at an even 2-2 record. The Lions fell to the Red Raide (read more)

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Warriors earn first win

The Warriors earned their first win of the season on Monday night, taking a forfeit filled contest over Mountain View, 42-18. There were two matches in the competition, and Kaleb Bennett earned a win in his first match back after an injury sidelined part (read more)

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Varsity Voice

Swimming Against the University of Scranton on January 13, former Elk Lake swimmer Austin Dolaway, a sophomore at Elizabethtown, won the men’s 1,000-yard freestyle and took second in the 500-yard freestyle. Sophomore and Elk Lake graduate Miranda Decker w (read more)

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Maloney returns for King’s hoops

In his first game back since recovering from an injury in late November, Tunkhannock graduate Tony Maloney registered four offensive rebounds, as well as two in the defensive zone, in a game against Manhattanville on Jan. 9. Maloney, a junior at King’s Co (read more)

Scoreboard

Tuesday, Jan. 15 Elk Lake boys basketball 71, Forest City 46. Lackawanna Trail boys basketball 56, Blue Ridge 48. Tunkhannock Area boys basketball 44, Holy Redeemer 55. TA wrestling 33, Lake-Lehman 43. TA boys swimming 46, Wyoming Seminary 48. TA girls sw (read more)

Sports Week Ahead

Wednesday, Jan. 23 Lackawanna Trail wrestling at Western Wayne, 7 p.m. Tunkhannock Area wrestling vs. Meyers, 7 p.m. TA swimming vs. Wyoming Area, 4:30 p.m. TA girls basketball at Northwest Area, 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 Lackawanna Trail girls basketball (read more)

Picture That: RailRiders seeking fan photos

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders will spend the 2019 season honoring 30 years of professional baseball in Northeast Pennsylvania. During January, the club is seeking help to begin the celebration. Until January 25, the RailRiders are asking fans to fi (read more)

Down sports memory lane

20 Years Ago (1999) Tunkhannock Area football coach Don Holl has resigned to become assistant head coach at NCAA Division II Gannon University in Erie. Tiger head coach Ernie Shartle experimented with his lineup allowing David Dussinger to get four wins w (read more)


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River search suspended for now

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The search for Haley Lorenzen, the Mill City woman whose body is believed to be in the Susquehanna River, is on hold, Tunkhannock Twp. Police Chief Ed Morristell said Wednesday (Jan. 16). “We met with the family last night, and told them we were on hold r (read more)