Community Classroom: A host of events have been held at The Gathering Place

Two snowfalls within the week; it seems strange that only a few weeks ago I was writing about the lingering color in the landscape. Now there is little to remark on but the evergreen of the spruce, pine and hemlock — oh and, of course, the Christmas trees (those that are still cut from the […]

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Summit Wrestling Club wins two Penn League matches

DALLAS — The Summit Wrestling Club defeated Benton, 84-15, and Lake-Lehman, 74-15, in Penn League matches Dec. 10 at Dallas High School. During the win over Benton, Eddie Scavone (46 lbs.), Alex Marchetti (50), Dakota Sandy (54), Connor Beck (62), Brady Holmes (70), Rodman Azar (74), Anthony Curra (98), Logan Fayocavitz (105) and Caleb Marzolino […]

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Alley Cats Bowling League scores for weeks of Nov. 27 and Dec. 12

The Alley Cats Bowling League scores for the week of Nov. 27 are as follows: Team Standings: Siamese-33, Wildcats-31.5, Calicos-27, Tigers-25.5, Manx-23, Lynx-23, Bobcats-23, Panthers-22 High Individual Game: Bette Connell & Nancy Connors-179, Linda Bourbeau 176, Barb Borek-160 High Individual Series: Bette Connell-499, Nancy Connors-442, Carole Hamersly-434 High Team Game: Wildcats-728, Tigers-695, Manx-675 High Team […]

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Western Wayne uses strong defensive effort to defeat Lackawanna Trail

CLINTON TWP. — Lackawanna Trail’s inefficiency on the offensive end of the floor proved to be its downfall as Western Wayne defeated the Lions, 53-30, in the second game of the Cal King boys basketball tournament Dec. 15. “We had 24 turnovers, so that’s 24 shots that we don’t get,” Lackawanna Trail head coach Christian […]

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Holy Redeemer uses strong third quarter to defeat Abington Heights

S. ABINGTON TWP. — A furious third-quarter rally carried Holy Redeemer past Abington Heights, 51-45, in a non-league girls basketball game Tuesday night. Sharon Houlihan and Erin Albright each scored four points in the first quarter to help Abington Heights build an 11-8 lead. Hannah Kowalski and Hannah Hughes knocked down back-to-back 3-pointers to stretch […]

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HS HOOPS ROUNDUP: Abington Heights finishes third in Lady Cougar tourney

Lady Comets go 1-1 in tourney Abington Heights finished third in the Lady Cougar Tip-Off Tournament by defeating host Hazleton Area, 55-46, in the consolation game Dec. 9. The Lady Comets were defeated by Harrisburg, 47-37, Dec. 8. In the win over Hazleton, Sharon Houlihan scored a team-high 13 points and added four steals for […]

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Abington Heights places third, Lackawanna Trail sixth at Wyalusing Duals

Abington Heights placed third with a 4-1 record while Lackawanna Trail went 2-3 to finish sixth at the Gary Woodruff Memorial Duals Dec. 9 at Wyalusing High School. During Abington Heights’ 61-15 win over Waverly (NY), Ty Wilmot (120 lbs.) 1:18, Scott Jacoby (152) :26, Sam Northup (160) :14, and Christopher Langan (170) 1:02 won […]

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Abington Gators open season with split in youth swim league meet

S. ABINGTON TWP. — The Abington Gators youth swim teams opened their seasons against the CYC Sea Lions Dec. 2. at Abington Heights High School. The boys won their meet, 166-56, and the girls were defeated, 130-122. In the boys meet, Kevin Guditus placed first in the 14U 200 freestyle, Ryan Walsh placed first in […]

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Lackawanna Trail wrestling team building toward success

CLINTON TWP. — The Lackawanna Trail wrestling team may have finished last season with an 8-12 record, but head coach Keith Youtz believes the program is moving in the right direction. “I think the kids are going to compete and battle more,” Youtz said. “I think they are going to survive longer in matches and […]

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Abington Heights swimmers and divers excel during Comet Classic

S. ABINGTON TWP. — The Abington Heights varsity swimming and diving teams opened their season Dec. 8-9 by hosting the Comet Classic. The Comets started the season off strong by winning 11 events throughout the meet, more than any other participating team. Carter Smith placed first in the 1-meter diving event on Dec. 8 with […]

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