Season over for TA swimmers

The Tunkhannock swim team returned from states on Thursday with more experience. The team, made up of seniors Dylan Mislevy, Dyllan Henning, AJ Hodge and sophomores Davis Tidball and Julien Madus, did not medal at Bucknell University’s Kinney Natatorium.“ (read more)

Sports show expands withShadowbrook

On Saturday, March 23, the 18th annual J & B Sportsmens Hunting and Fishing show and sale will be held at Shadowbrook Inn and Resort. Bob Kester, Jr. is glad to be back in Wyoming County. “The folks at Shadowbrook reached out to us. It worked great becaus (read more)

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Against all odds

Every athlete has nightmares about injuries. How would they handle not being able to get back out there? How would they recover? Lackawanna College’s Amanda Mowry endured that nightmare. Twice. The Elk Lake grad, who is a sophomore hurler for the Falcons, (read more)

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Football faces no offseason

The players hung up their jerseys and put away the pads at the end of the high school football season last year. Though the sports calendar might currently feature spring sports on district websites, to football players across the area, it will always be (read more)

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Tiger Sharks break 20-year record

At the Northeastern Pennsylvania Swim League league championship event at the CYC pool Wilkes Barre on March 3, the Tunkhannock Tiger Sharks 14u girls 200 free relay team beat the 20-year old school record. The team of Sage Brown, Ava Newman, Hannah Aitke (read more)

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Baseball is fun again at Elk Lake

Tony Rezykowski, who is entering his sixth year coaching at his alma mater, could be seen smiling across the gym. With the music pumping classic rock mixed with contemporary hip-hop at a recent practice in the high school gym, the atmosphere was palpable. (read more)

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Senior heavy Tigers look to make run

With a roster full of seniors, seven to be exact, 10-year head baseball coach Gary Custer is looking to make a run to states. “We want a state championship. We’re going to shoot for the stars, worst that can happen we land on the moon,” said the coach. He (read more)

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Lions look to capitalize on sports success

“All three of our seniors were on the football team, they know what it feels like to win. We want them to bring that attitude here, to the diamond, and pass it along to the other players,” said Lackawanna Trail’s head baseball coach Todd Peters.The Lions (read more)

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WVC announces coach selections

The Wyoming Valley Conference basketball coaches recently released their all-conference teams, Most Valuable Players and Coaches of the Year from the season. On the boys side, Tunkhannock senior Tyler Faux was selected first team, and sophomore Ryan Harde (read more)

Sports Week Ahead

Wednesday, Mar. 20 Elk Lake softball at Disney/ESPN. EL boys track and field vs. Mid Valley, 4 p.m. EL girls track and field vs. Mid Valley, 4 p.m. Lackawanna Trail boys track vs. Holy Cross, 4:15 p.m. LT girls track vs. Holy Cross, 4:15 p.m. Tunkhannock (read more)

Down sports memory lane

20 Years Ago (1999) Frank Britt was appointed by the Tunkhannock Area School Board last week to replace Frank Sisle as head coach of the boys’ track program. The TA boys’ track team will put its 50-plus winning streak on the line next week against GAR. Si (read more)

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Tunkhannock tennis team sees roster growth

The Tigers tennis team lost two players from last year’s squad, a senior and a foreign exchange student.This year, head coach Justin Muthler has six members of the class of 2019, and the size of the team has nearly doubled.“Last season was successful in m (read more)


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Nicholson man admits drug possession, escape

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A 29-year-old Nicholson man who escaped from police custody last August after authorities found 630 packets of heroin in his home, could face as much as 17 years in state prison and $255,000 in fines. Ryan Forrest Kiernan, of Lenape Lane, appeared before (read more)