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Abington Heights’ comeback falls short in D2-3A boys soccer semifinal

LA PLUME TWP. — Abington Heights struggled to generate much offensive production in the first half. After some adjustments during the break, the Comets started to click as a unit and attack the net. They broke through for a late goal, but it wasn’t enough as No. 3 seed Dallas used a strong start to […]

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Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of Nov. 1, 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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Lackawanna Trail blasts Montrose on Senior Night

CLINTON TWP. — Lackawanna Trail’s 6-foot-2, 290-pound offensive lineman Shawn Jones is usually the one creating holes for backs to run through. After three years of petitioning for a carry, Jones made the most of his opportunity by bursting through a gap for a 5-yard touchdown during the Lions’ 48-0 win over Montrose in a […]

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Delaware Valley overpowers Abington Heights to cap undefeated regular season

CLARKS SUMMIT — After stalling out on its first drive, Delaware Valley’s offense kicked into high gear. The Warriors scored touchdowns on three consecutive possessions in the first half and rolled to a 55-7 win over Abington Heights in a Lackawanna Football Conference Division 1 game Oct. 28. Delaware Valley quarterback Nick Reilly, who completed […]

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Abington Heights tops Scranton Prep in D2-3A girls soccer quarterfinals

CLARKS SUMMIT — For one of the few times this season, No. 1 seed Abington Heights faced adversity. The team trailed at halftime, but a pair of seniors — Hannah Kowalski and Kelly Seechock — provided the offensive firepower in the second half to lead the Lady Comets to a 5-1 win over No. 8 […]

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Abington Heights blanks Pittston Area in D2-3A boys soccer quarterfinal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights had several quality scoring chances early in the first half, but the Comets were unable to find the back of the net until Jimmy Lefchak scored on a penalty kick, after getting fouled inside the box, in the 14th minute of action. No. 2 seed Abington Heights, backed by a […]

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Honesdale tops Abington Heights to earn final field hockey playoff berth

HAWLEY — Mandy Gunuskey scored a goal off an assist from Chloe Nicolini to lift Honesdale to a 1-0 win over Abington Heights in a District 2 Class 2A field hockey play-in game Oct. 20 at Wallenpaupack. With the win, Honesdale (4-11) earned the No. 6 seed in the district playoffs. Abington Heights was eliminated […]

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Delaware Valley edges Lackawanna Trail in D2-3A field hockey semifinal

MILFORD — No. 2 seed Delaware Valley had plenty of quality opportunities in the first half and finally cashed in when Morgan Gifford scored in the 13th minute. The Lady Warriors scored much quicker in the second half and held on for a 2-1 win over No. 3 seed Lackawanna Trail in a District 2 […]

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College Sports Spotlight: Abington Heights grad Sebastianelli wins golf title

The Central Connecticut men’s golf team competed in the first-ever Metropolitan Intercollegiate Championship Oct. 16-17 at the Montclair Golf Club in West Orange, N.J. and the Blue Devils captured the team title in the 11-team field behind senior Anthony Sebastianelli. Sebastianelli, from Clarks Summit (Abington Heights), took medalist honors with rounds of 70 and 68 […]

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Scranton tops Abington Heights in Lackawanna Football Conference game

CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights started off strong, but Scranton’s defense tightened up in the second half and the Knights defeated the Comets, 31-19, in a Lackawanna Football Conference Division 1 game Oct. 21. Kaleb Sherman, who rushed for 144 yards on 26 carries, capped an 11-play, 54-yard drive with a 2-yard touchdown and Abington […]

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