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Two decades on the prowl

Twenty years ago, John Glenn was a standout quarterback and linebacker for Lackawanna Trail’s first District 2 Class A championship. Today he is still combing the football sidelines with the NFL contending Seattle Seahawks - a team that has given him a pa (read more)

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Reindeer 5K draws runners

Factoryville veteran runner Tim Nowakowski topped a field of some 43 runners who braved a December chill Saturday morning to tackle the Fourth Annual Reindeer Run through the streets of Tunkhannock. Nowakowski’s repeat win was two seconds better than a ye (read more)

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Chew is a win-win

Elk Lake hosted Tunkhannock for the third annual Greg Chew Memorial Invitational Meet on Wednesday, Dec. 4. While the teams split, with the Tigers winning the girls race and the Warriors taking the boys, both teams were able to honor and remember a teache (read more)

Tiger wrestling hits 600

Tunkhannock Area Wrestling picked up the program’s 600th dual win on Saturday at the Case-Flynn Duals at Pottsville High School against Wyoming Valley West. The Tigers beat the Spartans 48-30 in their fourth match of the day to hit the mark.Tigers iconic (read more)

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Lady Warriors topple Tunkhannock

Saturday afternoon in Elk Lake, Krista Jones scored 11 of her game-high 19 points in the fourth quarter as the Lady Warriors rallied for a win. “I expected we might start a little slow, with two new starters and girls being amped up for that first game,” (read more)

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Trail wrestling captures Bloomsburg tourney

On Saturday, Lackawanna Trail captured first place overall at the Darren Klingerman Invitational at Bloomsburg High School behind a championship performance of freshman Robbie Schneider (126). The Lions were also boosted by winning records of Max Bluhm (1 (read more)

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Cat fight yields Tiger win Monday

At Lackawanna Trail on Monday night, Ryan Harder scored 17 points to lead Tunkhannock to an opening night win over local foe Trail, 46-28. Harder was also a perfect 4-for-4 in free throws. Jack Chilson chipped in 10, while Ben Chilson added eight points. (read more)

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Warriors open season with Wallace win

At Elk Lake, Caden Ramey hit a jumper with 4 seconds left in overtime to lift the Warriors to a 46-45 victory in the annual Red Wallace Game. Carbondale Area’s Jaehim Brooker sent the game into the extra period when he beat the buzzer for a layup at the e (read more)

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Lady Tigers earn sportsmanship award

Members of the John F. Shields/Wyoming Valley Chapter PIAA Volleyball Officials presented the Tunkhannock Area girls volleyball team with the 2019 Sportsmanship Award. According to the president of the chapter of volleyball officials, Joe Yozviak, the awa (read more)

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TA takes third in Berwick tourney

Tunkhannock competed in the Berwick tournament this weekend, coming home with third place. Tunkhannock lost to East Stroudsburg South in the first game on Friday 50-41. The Tigers were up by four at the end of the third quarter, but ran out of gas and ESS (read more)

Elk Lake 0-2 at Wyalusing duals

Elk Lake participated in the Gary Woodruff Duals at Wyalusing High School on Saturday. The Warriors lost to Sayre, and were shut down by the host Rams. Against Sayre, Todd Snyder (138), Codi Bomboy (145), and John Tyler (182) had pins. The Warriors head t (read more)

Coyote Hunt returns for 20th year

The District 9, Pa. Trappers Association will host the 20th annual Northeast Regional Coyote Hunt Jan. 24 through the 26. A $2,000 grand prize will be awarded to the hunter with the heaviest coyote. Also, a $250 daily prize will be awarded for the heavies (read more)

Scoreboard

Wednesday, Dec. 4 Elk Lake boys swimming 86, Tunkhannock 81. Tunkhannock girls swimming 102, Elk Lake 77. Friday, Dec. 6 Elk Lake boys basketball 46, Carbondale 45 (OT) Elk Lake girls swimming 110, Abington Heights 68. EL boys swimming 73, Abington Height (read more)

Down sports memory lane

20 Years Ago (1999) Lackawanna Trail won its season-opening boys basketball invitational tourney, taking down Notre Dame East Stroudsburg, 77-42, and Lakeland in OT, 61-52. John Glenn was tourney MVP. Other Lions named to the all-tourney team were Matt Jo (read more)

Sports Week Ahead

Wednesday, Dec. 11 Elk Lake boys basketball at Tunkhannock Area, 6 p.m. EL wrestling at Lackawanna Trail, 6:45 p.m. LT boys basketball vs. Wyoming Area, 6 p.m. TA boys basketball vs. Elk Lake, 6 p.m. TA girls basketball at Carbondale Thursday, Dec. 12 Elk (read more)


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Two decades on the prowl

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Twenty years ago, John Glenn was a standout quarterback and linebacker for Lackawanna Trail’s first District 2 Class A championship. Today he is still combing the football sidelines with the NFL contending Seattle Seahawks - a team that has given him a pa (read more)