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New face, same wrestling tradition

Gary Siegel was welcomed back to the Tunkhannock wrestling program as he was approved as head varsity wrestling coach on Sept. 25 by the school board. Siegel returns to the Tigers after a brief stint at Crestwood, where he held the same position. Before t (read more)

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Crestwood pounces on Tigers

Sometimes, it’s the simplest of statistics that tell the story. And two of them really hammered home that point. In the first half alone, Crestwood ran 52 plays to just 13 for Tunkhannock. The Comets racked up 19 first downs to just one from the Tigers, i (read more)

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Tigers overwhelm MMI

Tunkhannock volleyball lost a game to the Bulldogs, but came back with a vengence against the Preppers two nights later. The Bulldogs were tested by the Tigers, but managed to keep their record spotless with a five-game win in Tunkhannock on Tuesday. Berw (read more)

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Lions fall to Devils

With Old Forge quarterback Dante Lucarelli sidelined because of an illness, the Blue Devils turned Friday’s game over to their rushing attack and their defense. The Blue Devils ran for 264 yards, forced three turnovers and scored a touchdown on defense to (read more)

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Family used to keeping up with Joneses

If you’re in a gym at Elk Lake, it is hard not to notice one name that appears frequently on many of the championship banners. Jones. It is a fairly ordinary name, but the feats of this family are far from ordinary. Luke, Kenzie, Keri, Peyton, Krista, and (read more)

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Athlete of the Week:Dana Macko

Tunkhannock Area junior volleyball player Dana Macko led the defense with 26 digs and added eight kills against Berwick, and recorded 15 digs, 14 kills, 13 service points and four aces in the win over MMI.In recognition of her achievement, Macko has been (read more)

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Giants drop game on road

Keystone College football battled host Alfred State College in a 34-13 loss on Saturday at Pioneer Stadium. The Giants started the scoring with a six-yard strike by Thomas Roach to Angel Rodriguez to hand Keystone a 6-0 edge less than three minutes into t (read more)

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Trail volleyball pick up wins

The Lady Lions picked up two wins this week, over the Lady Sabers and Lady Warriors, after losing the first match of the week to Blue Ridge. At Lackawanna Trail, the Lady Lions lost three straight sets to the Red Raiders, 25-16, 25-16, and 25-14 on Tuesda (read more)

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Warriors have even week

With a handful of games remaining, the Warriors broke even this week, taking a big win over Montrose, and being shut out on homecoming night by Holy Cross.Alex Bradish and the Elk Lake Warriors played spoilers on Wednesday night at Montrose, as they domin (read more)

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Lady Warriors get chances

At Elk Lake, the Lady Warriors picked up two set wins in their battle against Montrose on Tuesday. Though the Warriors lost the match in a back and forth game, 3-2, it is a step in the right direction for the green and white team. Amanda Voll had five kil (read more)

TA boys lose in OT

The Tigers had one game in this news cycle, an overtime loss.Lake-Lehman came out on top in Wednesday’s 3-2 overtime win at home against Tunkhannock.All the scoring was done in the second half of the game and overtime.Shane Macko scored the first Tiger go (read more)

Lady Tigers battle in FH

Tunkhannock battled in Friday’s field hockey game on their home field, but came up short at the final buzzer.A Delaware Valley goal 19 seconds before halftime tied the game, and another with less than three minutes left in the second half won it for the W (read more)

Warriors winless in home cluster

Elk Lake hosted their home cluster on Tuesday, and Lady Warrior Krista Jones finished first for the fourth consecutive week, after finishing second- by a second- in the first week of the season. The Lady Warriors lost both head to head matchups, to Holy C (read more)

LT cross country struggles at Susquehanna

Abington Heights swept the top three spots to earn four wins in a Lackawanna League meet at Susquehanna that included Lackawanna Trail. The Lady Lions, who competed with the Comets, Lakeland, North Pocono, Mountain View, Valley View, and the home Sabers s (read more)

Sports Week Ahead

Wednesday, Oct. 9 Elk Lake boys soccer at Gregory the Great, 4:15 p.m. Lackawanna Trail field hockey at Hanover Area, 4:15 p.m. Tunkhannock Area cross country at Wyoming Area, 4:15 p.m. TA field hockey at Berwick Area, 4:15 p.m. TA girls soccer at Holy Re (read more)

Scoreboard

Tuesday, Oct. 1 Elk Lake girls soccer 2, West Scranton 1. EL girls volleyball 2, Montrose 3. EL girls XC 33, Holy Cross 26. EL girls XC 34, Scranton Prep 25. EL boys XC 21, Holy Cross 21. EL boys XC 29, Scranton Prep 27. EL girls golf 137, North Pocono 16 (read more)

New promo team at Penn Can track

Susquehanna natives, Gary and Eileen Folk along with their son Gary Folk Jr. will be taking the famed speedway into its 65th year and beyond. The 3/8ths mile dirt oval track will breathe life once again in 2020. Gary Sr. stated, “We know this is a big yea (read more)

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Trail picks up another win

The Lady Lions field hockey team secured a playoff spot this week with another win. Bella Jagoe led visiting Lackawanna Trail, scoring three goals — all in the first half — in a dominant, rain soaked 8-0 win over the Lady Tigers on Wednesday. Belle Colema (read more)

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Lady Warriors split games

The Lady Warriors had a little of everything this week, as they beat West Scranton, had a rainout, and lost on homecoming night.At Elk Lake, Megan Bosscher and Kaleigh Mayer scored in the second half to give the Lady Warriors a Division III win on Tuesday (read more)

Lady Tigers season ends

The Lady Tigers tennis team season has come to a close. Tunkhannock dropped the last match of the season, 3-2, on Tuesday to Berwick at home. The match was originally scheduled for Sept. 13. Meghan Keiser and Ashley Kenia won their singles matches for the (read more)

EL girls finish strong

Elk Lake girls golf finished its regular season with a strong win over North Pocono. Chloe Sipe shot 3-over 38 at Tall Pines to lead Elk Lake to a 137-166 win over the Trojans on Tuesday. The Lady Warriors are still competing, though, as they prepare for (read more)

Playoff dates announced by PIAA

As the fall season winds down, teams are looking forward to the postseason. Golf held its team districts already, and individual district competition last week. Doubles matches for Tunkhannock tennis will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 15, with the semifinals a (read more)

Tigers cross country picks up wins

Tunkhannock faced off against Valley West, Berwick, Northwest, Columbia-Montoursville Vo-Tech, and Lake Lehman on Wednesday at Berwick and came away with three wins in the girls race. The boys also picked up a win in the competition. In the girls race, Ka (read more)

Down sports memory lane

20 Years Ago (1999) Lackawanna Trail won its first home night football game ever, rolling over Mid Valley, 40-12. Richard Jackson had three touchdown runs and got 101 yards on 11 carries. John Glenn completed an even 7-for-7 and 110 yards. Coughlin crusad (read more)


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Athlete of the Week:Jack Chilson

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Tunkhannock Area High School junior Jack Chilson led the Tigers on Friday night to the school’s amazing fourth quarter comeback win over the Patriots.Chilson threw for 276 yards in the 35-32 win, and ran in two touchdowns.In recognition of his achievement (read more)