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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 […]

8 Comments - 10:30 pm

Abington Heights falls to Crestwood in D2-3A boys golf team title match

EXETER — Troy Kelleher of Abington Heights recorded the low round of the match with a 2-under-par 69, but Crestwood won the District 2 Class 3A Golf Team Championship with a 308-315 win over the Comets Monday at Fox Hill Country Club. Connor Kelleher carded an 81 for Abington Heights, Will Brown shot an 82, […]

8 Comments - 12:52 pm

Alley Cats Bowling League scores for the week of Oct. 3, 2017

The Alley Cats Bowling League scores for the week of Oct. 3, 2017 are as follows: Team Standings: Manx-12, Wildcats-12, Bobcats-11, Siamese-10, Calicos-10, Lynx-10 Panthers-7.5, Tigers-7.5 High Individual Game: Bette Connell-167, Karron McGowan-163, Mary Kay Nealon & Josephine Petry-159, Jeanne Nicholas-154 High Individual Series: Bette Connell-454, Karron McGowan-453, Barb Borek-423 High Team Game: Siamese-678, Manx-664, […]

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Keystone College softball team earns Easton/NFCA All-Academic award

LOUISVILLE, KY. — Keystone College’s softball team earned its first-ever Easton/NFCA All-Academic Team Award as the National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced its 2016-17 team award winners. The rankings recognize the academic prowess of collegiate and high school teams across the country. To be considered for the award, a team must post an overall grade point […]

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Keystone College soccer teams earn academic awards from United Soccer Coaches

KANSAS CITY Mo. – Keystone College’s men’s and women’s soccer teams were both honored as the United Soccer Coaches announced the team academic award winners at the high school and college levels to recognize exemplary performance in the classroom during the 2016-17 academic year. A total of 813 collegiate teams (282 men, 531 women) earned […]

8 Comments - 4:44 pm

Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of Oct. 11, 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 […]

8 Comments - 4:06 pm

Valley West uses big plays to defeat Abington Heights in non-league game

KINGSTON — Abington Heights was able to move the ball through the air with success, however many sizable losses as the result of bad snaps were the undoing of the Comets. Sparked by explosive runs by Sean Mikovitch, Wyoming Valley West defeated Abington Heights, 38-7, in a non-league football game Friday night at Spartan Stadium. […]

8 Comments - 3:58 pm

Sean Mikovitch’s big day on the ground carries Valley West past Abington Heights

KINGSTON — Sparked by explosive runs by Sean Mikovitch, Wyoming Valley West defeated Abington Heights, 38-7, in a non-league football game Friday night at Spartan Stadium. Mikovitch, who accounted for 212 yards on 14 carries, took advantage of big running lanes and broke several tackles to score two touchdowns. “The offensive line played perfectly today,” […]

8 Comments - 11:04 pm

Abington Heights tops Wallenpaupack to win Lackawanna League Class 3A golf title

MOSCOW — Abington Heights defeated Wallenpaupack, 6-3, to win the Lackawanna League Class 3A championship Oct. 4 at Elmhurst Country Club. Daniel Flickinger, Nick Sebastianelli, Andrew Kirtley and Troy Kelleher had individual wins for the Comets. The teams of Connor Kelleher/Flickinger and Kirtley/Troy Kelleher earned wins in better-ball play. Abington Heights (16-0) will compete in […]

8 Comments - 10:23 am

Abington Heights uses strong second half to defeat Wallenpaupack

CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights faced one of its toughest challenges of the season and responded in a big way. The Lady Comets picked up their intensity in the second half and held off Wallenpaupack, 2-1, in a Lackawanna League Division 2 girls soccer game Tuesday afternoon. Wallenpaupack’s Rachael Tirjan, who missed the previous matchup […]

8 Comments - 7:59 pm

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