Times Leader 2017 wrestling all-stars

J.J. White, Wyoming Valley West Freshman, 106 pounds With a 34-7 record, White picked up a District 2 Class 3A title and a WVC Tournament gold in his rookie season. David Krokowski, Wyoming Valley West Sophomore, 113 pounds A two-time District 2 Class 3A titlist, Krokowski concluded with a 31-5 mark and has 68 career […]

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Hazleton Area’s Jimmy Hoffman advances to PIAA semis

HERSHEY — The accolades continue to pile up for Jimmy Hoffman. On Friday at Giant Center during the Class 3A PIAA Championships, the Hazleton Area senior advanced to the 132-pound semifinals for the second straight year. In doing so, he also picked up career win No. 160 becoming just the second wrestler in Wyoming Valley […]

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Wyoming Seminary’s girls wrestling program sparks interest

During last year’s Summer Olympics history was made when Helen Maroulis became the first United States woman to ever win a gold medal in wrestling. Since the monumental event occurred, the popularity of the sport has risen. “There’s been a huge uptick in numbers of girls participating,” Wyoming Seminary coach Scott Green said. “But now […]

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WVC Wrestling Tournament kicks off today

One of the biggest weekends of the Wyoming Valley Conference wrestling season is here. The conference tournament kicks off Friday and Saturday at Lake-Lehman High School. Some wrestlers would even argue that this weekend is more important than the District 2 Individual Championships because this event is where rivalries are guaranteed to be brewed or […]

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Meyers wrestler, Colin Pasone, hopes to find success at PIAA Class 2A state tournament

WILKES-BARRE — He’s a three-time District 2 Class 2A champ, and has only been defeated less than 10 times in his three varsity seasons. Yet, Colin Pasone and Williamsport have had a love-hate relationship. Pasone, the Meyers’ 113-pound junior, didn’t even wrestle his freshman season in the Magic Dome – even though he won a […]

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Abington area students named to dean’s list at Penn State University

STATE COLLEGE — The following Abington area students were named to the dean’s list at Penn State University for the fall 2015 semester: Matthew R. Aten, Rachel L. Johnson and Shane L. Sebjan, of Factoryville; Udai S. Aulakh, of Waverly; David T. Beichler, of Fleetville; Michael J. Bohenek, Mikaela R. Brutico, Matt T. Bruzzano, Jo […]

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