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Tunkhannock senior Tyler Faux was named to the Citizen’s Voice boys basketball all-star team.

The Times-Tribune recently published the Lackawanna League coaches all-star picks for Division IV boys and girls basketball.

Elk Lake’s Mercedes Zajaczkowski, a junior, was selected to the first team in the girls league.

Making honorable mention for their respective teams were Elk Lake’s Nate Preston, Hunter Bomboy, Tamara Voda and Krista Jones and Lackawanna Trail’s Richard Helbing, Cali Fauquier, and Rachael Beemer.

D’Amato, Evans named All-Stars

Tunkhannock juniors Gavin D’Amato (145) and David Evans (120) were recently named to the Citizen’s Voice all-star wrestling team for the 2018-19 season.

Both Tigers won gold medals at the district competition, Evans took gold and D’Amato bronze at regionals, and both wrestled at states.

KC soccer ID camp

The Keystone College men’s soccer program will be holding a spring ID clinic, for boys ages 15 and up, on Saturday, Apr. 27 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the Turf Field Complex, Keystone College

The cost is $40.

Participants should bring cleats, running shoes, indoor shoes, water bottle, and shin guards.

The clinic will be held immediately following the college’s spring open house event that runs on campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, please contact head men’s soccer coach Joe Schneck at (570) 945-8238 or

TASD swim lessons

The Tunkhannock Area School District will conduct its Spring Swim Lessons in two separate sessions.

Both sessions start Monday, Apr. 22 through Friday Apr. 26. The first class is scheduled from 5 to 6 p.m. and will offer Levels 1-3.

The second session is from 6 to 7 p.m.and will include Tiny Tots, as well as Levels 1, 4, 5, and 6.

The cost for the lessons are $30 for district residents and $35 for non-residents. Enrollment is limited, so please call early.

To register, contact Colleen Mislevy at 570-836-8255 or Kenny Janiszewski at 570-836-8264 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Safe Boating class

Safe boating classes are offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla at Harveys Lake American Legion, Route 415, Harveys Lake.

This will entitle those who pass to obtain a Pa. Boaters Education Certificate and Card, which entitles them to operate boats and personal watercraft on Pennsylvania rivers and lakes.

Eight hours of instruction will be offered Apr. 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 14 and 15 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., June 11 and 12 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

You must be at least 12 years old to participate.

Contact Jim Johnson at 570-63-2898 for reservations. Fee is $25.


pool activities

The Tunkhannock Area swimming pool hours for the spring have been released.

The pool will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays for open swim, 7-9 p.m., at $2 per hour.

It will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays for water aerobics, 5-6 p.m., at $3 per hour.

For more pool information call Kenny Janiszewski at 570-836-8264 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Elk Lake

pool activities

The Elk Lake School District Aquatic center in Dimock has planned activities for this spring.

The water fitness program ($2.50/person) will be held on Mondays and Thursdays beginning Mar. 11 from 6-7 p.m. and Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:45-4:45 p.m. beginning Mar. 18.

Open swim is available Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 6:30-8:30 p.m., and Saturday from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

The fee for open swim will be $1 a person.

Adult swim and water fitness will be held Saturday mornings 10:15-11:30 and the cost is $2 per person.

For pool rentals, please call the pool office for available times at a reasonable cost. For all pool inquiries and information on pool activities, please call Marion Austin at 570-278-1106, ext. 739.

Sports Shorts items will not be accepted over the telephone. Items may be faxed to 570-836-3378, emailed to, dropped off at the Wyoming County Press Examiner or mailed to Examiner Sports, P.O. Box 59, 16 E, Tioga St., Tunkhannock, PA 18657.