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Tiger football accepts challenges

Last season, Tunkhannock Area High School football was challenged. They had a new head coach, with no varsity experience. They won six games, combined, in the previous four seasons. But that was in the past. Now, with a year under his belt, Mike Marabell (read more)

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Trail encore big order

“Last season was the best season in school history, that is a very special accomplishment considering the rich football tradition at Lackawanna Trail,” said head football coach Steve Jervis. “But our expectations are high and our players are working hard. (read more)

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Off-season surprise

A season that started so full of promise spiraled steadily downhill. Elk Lake’s Taegan Mills emerged as one of the area’s top female golfers a year ago. Her fourth-place finish in the Irving Jackman Memorial Girls tournament was the best of anyone in the (read more)

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Getting over golf jitters

On a beautiful sunny day, a close, balanced competition was recorded in the Jerry Smith Memorial First Friday Invitational at the Towanda Country Club. Nine teams were invited to the event, and Tunkhannock Area finished an impressive second overall with a (read more)

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Warriors helping Montrose stay afloat

Last season, coach Bill Sandly stood on the sidelines at Riverside High School and watched as the Montrose Meteors hung their heads in defeat, yet again. “I felt for Ethan (Cina) and Brayden (Timms) as they left the field,” said Sandly. “It was an eerie f (read more)

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TA Field Hockey ready for new season

The Lady Tigers field hockey team is moving in the right direction. They have new coaches at each level, fresh young faces eager to learn and grow the game, and are building a fantastic team dynamic. All these aspects add up to a promising future for the (read more)

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Trail FH coming out strong

Lackawanna Trail varsity field hockey is coming off a successful 11-6-2 record from last season and head coach Gary Wilmet is excited. “We lettered 18 players last year, and return 14, including six sophomores,”said Wilmet. “We have a great mix of senior (read more)

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Giant steps for Keystone football

Justin Higgins wondered if these days would ever come. After building the Keystone College football program from scratch following a 71-year hiatus, the Giants finally hit the practice field for the first time this week. “From the time I got hired to our (read more)

KC Giants schedules

Keystone College has announced all of its fall athletic schedules. The Giants will compete against familiar Colonial States Athletic Conference, as well as out of conference foes. For up to date scores, please check the Giants athletic page, GoKCGiants.co (read more)

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Bunker project improves Stonehedge

Over the past two seasons, Stonehedge Country Club has seen major improvements, leveling and resodding tee boxes, and widening, smoothing and in some cases, building new cart paths. But the one bugaboo that still irked golfers was the condition of the bun (read more)

Sports Week Ahead

Wednesday, Aug. 21 Elk Lake golf vs. Lakeland, 4 p.m. Lackawanna Trail golf vs. Mid Valley, 4 p.m. (S) Tunkhannock Area girls soccer vs. Valley View, 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 Tunkhannock Area golf vs. Wilkes Barre Area, 3:30 p.m. TA girls tennis vs. Da (read more)

Scoreboard

Friday, Aug. 16 Tunkhannock Area golf finished second overall with a 360 in the Towanda Invitational. Monday, Aug. 19 Elk Lake golf 2.5, Montrose 6.5. Lackawanna Trail golf 7, Mountain View 2. (read more)

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Anglers struggle with Harveys Lake bass

The line of anglers waiting to weigh their bass at the end of the Duke’s Wednesday Night Bass Tournament at Harveys Lake was a bit short July 31. And lately, that’s been the norm. Unlike last year, when persistent rainfall limited the catch rate of the we (read more)

Look Back: Almost even year for area sports

As the fall begins, it is time to look back at how each of our area schools- Tunkhannock Area, Lackawanna Trail and Elk Lake- performed athletically this past school year. With a larger enrollment and more sports available, Tunkhannock competed in 280 gam (read more)

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Holy Cross suspends football program for 2019

Lackawanna Trail and Montrose Area High Schools will have an open date on their varsity schedules this season, as Holy Cross officials have suspended the varsity football program for the 2019 season due to lack of participation. “There had been some rumbl (read more)

Down sports memory lane

20 Years Ago (1999) Questions remain about the upcoming Tiger football season as the Jan Cechak era begins. Top of the list is who will be Ryan Crispell’s chief passing target now that Matt Davis has graduated? A new chapter was written in Shadowbrooks’s (read more)

Opening LT and EL golf results

Monday opened the sesaon for Lackawanna Trail and Elk Lake golf teams. At Rock Creek, JP Gilroy and Richie Cocchini swept three points in the final group to lead Lackawanna Trail to the 7-2 win over Mountain View. At Montrose Country Club, Jason Mowry had (read more)


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Meshoppen man gets time for assault

A 45-year-old Meshoppen man was sentenced to time served for a simple assault that occurred in April. John David Saul Sr. appeared before Wyoming County President Judge Russell Shurtleff Wednesday and said he accepted responsibility for his actions. His A (read more)