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Old Forge uses big plays to hold off Lackawanna Trail in D2-A title game

OLD FORGE — Lackawanna Trail got off to a promising start, but three plays quickly shifted the momentum the other way. The Lions struck first when Jeffrey Resto scored on a powerful, 6-yard touchdown run after Noah Coleman returned a punt to the Old Forge 23-yard line. Nate Rolka’s extra point gave Trail a 7-0 […]

8 Comments - 6:29 pm

Nanticoke tops Abington Heights to repeat as D2-3A girls volleyball champs

WILKES-BARRE — Kasey Radginski and Jilann Baron dominated in the front row as No. 2 seed Nanticoke defended its title with a 3-1 win over top-seeded Abington Heights in the District 2 Class 3A championship match Nov. 2 at Wilkes University. Set scores were 17-25, 25-16, 25-18 and 25-16. The win wasn’t an easy one, […]

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Wyoming Valley West routs Abington Heights in D2-5A football semifinal

KINGSTON — Wyoming Valley West picked the perfect time to start playing its best football of the season. For the second straight week, the Spartans dominated their opponent at home. In the District 2 Class 5A semifinal Nov. 3, they avenged a loss to Abington Heights in the district championship game a year ago by […]

8 Comments - 6:24 pm

Steamtown Marathon runner Tony Cerminaro recognized by county commissioners

Tony Cerminaro, of Jermyn, was recognized by the Lackawanna County Commissioners for participating once again in the 80-plus age division at the 2017 Steamtown Marathon. Cerminaro is an accomplished runner who has competed in numerous marathons along the east coast. He has participated in and completed well over 100 marathons. From left, are Commissioner Jerry […]

8 Comments - 6:10 pm

Wyoming Valley West routs Abington Heights to get back to district title game

KINGSTON — Wyoming Valley West has picked the perfect time to start playing its best football of the season. For the second straight week, the Spartans absolutely dominated their opponent at home. On Friday night, in the District 2 Class 5A semifinal, they avenged a loss to Abington Heights in the district championship game a […]

8 Comments - 12:47 am

Abington Heights falls to Dallas in D2-3A girls soccer title game

CLARKS SUMMIT — The end result was unfavorable, but Abington Heights’ season was filled with many highlights — both on and off the field. No. 2 seed Dallas, backed by a stellar performance by goalkeeper Rachel Nelligan, defeated the top-seeded Lady Comets, 3-0, in the District 2 Class 3A girls soccer championship game Nov. 2. […]

8 Comments - 2:25 pm

Abington Heights sweeps Western Wayne in D2-3A girls volleyball semis

CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights has six seniors in its starting lineup, but a sophomore provided a spark in the first set and the top-seeded Lady Comets defeated No. 4 seed Western Wayne, 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-22), in a District 2 Class 3A girls volleyball semifinal match Tuesday evening. Abington Heights will play No. 2 […]

8 Comments - 3:47 pm

Abington Heights tops Crestwood in PKs to reach D2-3A girls soccer title game

CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights senior Hannah Kowalski recognizes the importance of taking an early lead in a high-pressure playoff game. Kowalski scored the opening goal of the game and also netted the first goal in penalty kicks to help No. 1 seed Abington Heights defeat No. 4 seed Crestwood, 1-1 (3-1 PKs), in a […]

8 Comments - 3:45 pm

Katie Dammer, Abington Heights girls repeat as D2 cross country champions

SCOTT TWP. – Katie Dammer and the entire Abington Heights girls team repeated as Class 3A champions Oct. 25 in the District 2 Cross Country Championships at Lakeland High School. And, they made it look easy. Dammer finished the 3.1-mile course in 19:00.14 to win what was technically a District 2-4 Subregional title because of […]

8 Comments - 8:12 pm

South Abington Lions Club holds Pumpkins at Park event

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — South Abington Park was beginning to look a lot like autumn with a warm fireplace on a chilly evening, children dressed in costumes and pumpkins on the picnic tables. These pumpkins were provided by the South Abington Lions Club, which purchased them from Landseidel Farms at half the cost. The club […]

8 Comments - 6:31 pm

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