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Trail outrushes Hanover Area

Dominating in all three phases, Lackawanna Trail beat Hanover Area, 35-7, in a non-conference game Friday night. Trail (7-1) out-rushed the Hawkeyes (3-5), 253-33. Jeffrey Resto returned the opening kickoff 85 yards to give the Lions a 7-0 lead. “(Resto) (read more)

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Lady Lions take FH catfight

Both Lackawanna Trail and Tunkhannock field hockey have felt the sting of the wet fall this season. Each team is battling the elements, and the clock, to get all the games in before playoffs begin on Monday, Oct. 22. Paige Hyde scored two goals and Alyssa (read more)

It all comes down to this

Tunkhannock cross country has had it’s fair share of postponed meets this season. 39 dual meets, from four clusters that were not rescheduled, will be decided on October 17. All in all, the Tigers will run six races on Wednesday at the Wyoming County Fair (read more)

Tiger volleyball bounces back

Tunkhannock volleyball didn’t let one loss sideline its goal for the season. The Lady Tigers swept the week, shutting out all three foes. At Meyers, the visiting Tigers got back on top with a sweep, improving to 11-2. Molly Goodwin led Tunkhannock with fi (read more)

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LC Hall of Fame recognizes All-Stars

The Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame John Louis Popple Chapter presented a Meritorious Achievement Award Saturday night to the Tunkhannock Little League Softball All-Stars who participated in the World Series in August. HOF President James Martin said h (read more)

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Athlete of the Week:Lilly Rejrat

Lackawanna Trail freshman field hockey goalie Lilly Rejrat (pronounced RAY-rat) is having a stellar season. In the Lion’s first 10 games, Rejrat has only allowed 10 goals and racked up four shutouts.This week, Rejrathas made over 20 saves, including 3 aga (read more)

Tunkhannock boys soccer drops two in week

The Tigers soccer team split their results this week, beating Pittston before falling to Dallas.The team will play everyday from Monday through Saturday of this week.At Pittston Area on Wednesday evening, Eddie Melan and Alex Paduck provided all the offen (read more)

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Buckhorns give Tunkhannock Area a tough time

Wallenpaupack racked up some impressive offensive numbers Friday night against Tunkhannock. With senior Nick Ruggieri leading the way, the No. 4 Buckhorns had 474 total yards in a 47-7 non-conference win. Ruggieri carried 15 times for 258 yards and four t (read more)

Elk Lake cross country stumbles at McDade

Elk Lake went 1-3 in its cluster meet on Tuesday, Oct. 9. Krista Jones (20:17) finished third, Sadie Bosscher (20:38) in fourth and Shyanne Bennett (20:43) in fifth to lead Elk Lake girls cross country to a win at McDade Park. Mia Bellucci won her team’s (read more)

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Lady Tigers soccer falls

Tunkhannock’s girls soccer team struggled to get on the board this week, going winless in four straight games. The Tigers lost 3, and tied one in the span.Monday night at Coughlin, the Crusaders shut out the Lady Tigers, 5-0. Finally getting back on their (read more)

Honesdale football runs way past Montrose Area

It seemed that no matter who touched the ball for Honesdale on Friday, good things happened. Five players scored rushing touchdowns and Ethan Dunn threw a pair of touchdown passes as the Hornets rolled to a 49-13 win over Montrose in a non-league game at (read more)

Lackawanna Trail tops Warriors in volleyball

Lackawanna Trail and Elk Lake squared off on the hardwood this week, ending with Trail collecting its second win of the season.Thursday night at Elk Lake, Ashtyn Mecca had 12 kills and nine assists to lead Trail to a sweep over the Warriors. For the Lady (read more)

EL holds off Carbondale

The Lady Warriors continued to win, this time over Carbondale. Elk Lake beat the Chargers at home Tuesday, 1-0 behind a second half goal off the foot of Katie Cusatis from Maddie Gustin. Lucy Ives continued to be a wall in goal, making seven saves in the (read more)

Warriors make playoff push

Despite the weather, the Elk Lake boys soccer team was able to get one game in this week. On Wednesday, sounds of a bagpipe and drum filled the air as Gregory the Great Academy arrived at Elk Lake with a full contingent of students in tow. With a school t (read more)

Sabers shutout Trail runners

On Tuesday at Susquehanna, Lackawanna Trail cross country suffered six defeats. Both of the Trail teams lost matches to Abington Heights, North Pocono, and Valley View. Susquehanna, Mountain View and Lakeland were also at the cluster meet. JJ Sharpe finis (read more)

Tennis postponed

Due to the threat of inclement weather, the District 2 singles tennis championships, which were originally scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 11, were postponed to Monday, Oct. 15.. The singles tournament has been postponed again because of a rainy weather fore (read more)

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Varsity Voice

The Misericordia University men’s golf team competed in the DeSales Fall Invitational, on September 20, at Mountain Laurel Golf Club. The Cougars (364) were eighth of nine teams.Tunkhannock graduate Alex Frear led the Cougars with an 86 in 27th place.Tunk (read more)

Junior Lion football takes two from Wilkes Barre

The Wilkes-Barre Bears traveled to Lions Pride Stadium Saturday. D Team Action Lions 13, Bears 0 Daniel Jones picked up a touchdown in the first half for the Lions. James Bartholomew had two fumble recoveries. An overall defensive effort by Trail kept the (read more)


Tuesday, Oct. 9 Elk Lake girls soccer 1, Carbondale 0. Elk Lake girls volleyball 0, Forest City 3. Elk Lake boys cross country 26, Scranton Prep 26 (Scranton won on tiebreaker). Elk Lake boys cc 35, Holy Cross 21. Elk Lake girls cross country 32, Scranton (read more)

Sports Shorts

Sipe out of Reginals Elk Lake’s Chloe Sipe shot 100 and missed the cut for individual states competition by three shots, finishing ninth. District 2 Class 2A champ Jess McClellan of MMI Prep won the girls regional title with 77, and Hanover Area’s Kyleen (read more)

Sports Week Ahead

Wednesday, Oct. 17 Tunkhannock boys soccer at Berwick, 4:15 p.m. TA girls soccer vs. Berwick, 4:15 p.m. TA field hockey at Trail, 4:15 p.m. TA boys/girls cross country at WVC League at Wyoming County fairgrounds, 4:15 p.m. Elk Lake girls soccer at Dunmore (read more)

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Assault lands KC coed in jail

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A former Keystone College student was sentenced Wednesday to 4-18 months in county jail for assaulting a fellow coed in 2015 in an apparent case of mistaken identity. Larissa Valerie Roker, of Fort Myers, Fla., appeared before Wyoming County President Jud (read more)