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Abington Heights tops Tunkhannock, will face Honesdale in D2-2A play-in game

TUNKHANNOCK — Abington Heights entered Thursday’s game knowing a win would extend its season. The Lady Comets faced some early adversity, but closed the first half with a flurry and held off Tunkhannock, 2-1, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 field hockey game. Abington Heights (3-11) will face Honesdale (3-11) in a play-in game […]

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Abington Heights’ Lauren Carroll reaches tennis semifinals

WILKES-BARRE – Lauren Carroll from Abington Heights became one of just two players to reach the semifinals of District 2-4 Class 3A Subregional girls tennis in singles, doubles and team play. A semifinalist in the singles tournament, Carroll was part of the Comets making it to the team championship match. At presstime, she was still […]

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Abington Heights blanks Scranton Prep to cap undefeated regular soccer season

CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights finished the regular season undefeated and did it in style. During Lackawanna League Soccer Media Day in August, Lady Comets senior Emily Clauss laid out three goals for the upcoming season: an undefeated record, a league championship and a district championship. After defeating Scranton Prep, 5-0, in a Division 2 […]

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Dalton Borough Council discusses water flow problems

DALTON — At the Oct. 12 borough council meeting, member Bill Brandt, in his public works report, talked about plans to resolve the matter concerning resident Barbara Cutler’s property, in which water is flowing from neighbor Tom Stec’s property. Brandt said council member Bill Montgomery asked him to receive a second plan to compare with […]

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Alley Cats Bowling League scores for the week of Oct. 10, 2017

The Alley Cats Bowling League scores for the week of Oct. 10, 2017 are as follows: Team Standings: Wildcats-16, Bobcats-14, Siamese-13, Calicos-13, Manx-12, Lynx-11, Panthers-8.5, Tigers-8.5 High Individual Game: Bette Connell-188, Nancy Connors-185, Anna Aten-169 High Individual Series: Nancy Connors-491, Bette Connell-486, Anna Aten-435 High Team Game: Wildcats-701, Manx-693, Lynx-672 High Team Series: Wildcats-2013, Manx-1923, […]

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Keystone College softball players recognized for success in classroom

Louisville, Ky. — Six Keystone College softball players were honored Oct. 10 as the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) announced its All-America Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2016-17 academic year. Ashley Constable, Tunkhannock High School graduate Ryleigh Fitch, Kaylee Hartman, Alyssa Hughes, Shannon Lloyd, and Samantha Monetti were each recognized for their excellence in the classroom […]

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Lackawanna Trail overwhelms Susquehanna with strong run game, stout defense

CLINTON TWP. — Lackawanna Trail found the end zone on all four of its possessions in the first half and rolled to a 41-12 win over Susquehanna in a Lackawanna Football Conference Division 3 game Oct. 13 at Lions Pride Stadium. Lions running back Jeffrey Resto, who finished with 106 yards on 13 carries, ran […]

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Abington Heights uses second-half surge to defeat Tunkhannock in boys soccer

CLARKS SUMMIT — Tunkhannock had several quality scoring changes in the first half, but the Tigers were unable to convert. Abington Heights took full advantage of its opportunities in the second half and defeated Tunkhannock, 3-1, in a non-league boys soccer game Oct. 14. Comets goalkeeper Parth Patel drew the start on Senior Day and […]

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Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of Oct. 18, 2017

Newton Recreation Center fall and winter hours, 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, through May 31, 2018. The center is located at 1814 Newton Ransom Blvd., Clarks Summit. Introduction to the Japanese martial art of Aikido, classes […]

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Abington Heights tops Williamsport, will play Hazleton Area for district title

WILKES-BARRE — Third-seeded Abington Heights defeated second-seeded Williamsport, 4-1, in a District 2-4 Class 3A girls team tennis semifinal match Tuesday afternoon at Kirby Park. “The girls were really sharp and persevered throughout the matches,” Abington Heights head coach Kelly Arp said. The Lady Comets won each of the singles matches in straight sets. Lauren […]

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