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College Sports Spotlight: Lastauskas improving for Lehigh men’s swim team

Nico Lastauskas is having a solid season with Lehigh University’s men’s swim team. The sophomore from Clarks Summit (Scranton Prep) competes mainly in the 200 butterfly, the 200 breaststroke and the 200 individual medley (IM) for the Mountain Hawks, who are 5-4 overall and 3-2 in the Patriot League after a 155-133 league victory over […]

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Alley Cats Bowling League scores for the week of Jan. 9 and 16

Below are the scores for the Alley Cats Bowling League for the week of Jan. 16: Team Standings: Panthers-9, Bobcats-8, Wildcats-8, Calicos-8, Lynx-5, Tigers-5, Siamese-3, Manx-2 High Individual Game: Anna Aten-170, Georgette Mecca-166, Pat Chipak-165 High Individual Series: Karron McGowan-444, Pat Chipak-434, Anna Aten-432 High Team Game: Panthers-676, Calicos-669, Bobcats-658 High Team Series: Wildcats-1872, Panthers-1863, […]

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Abington Heights’ comeback bid falls short against Scranton in girls hoops

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Abington Heights played a spirited second half, but the Lady Comets were unable to overcome a poor shooting effort during a 39-32 loss to Scranton in a Lackawanna League Division 1 girls basketball game Jan. 18. After scoring just seven points in the first half, Abington Heights outscored Scranton, 16-6, in […]

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Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of Jan. 24, 2018

8th annual Sandlot Winter Camps, open to boys and girls ages 6-18, beginning Jan. 27-28, at the Sandlot Baseball Academy, 337 E. Gibson St., Scranton, and running for six weeks. Boys ages 6-12: Saturdays 10 a.m. to noon or 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. and Sundays 2:15 to 4:15 p.m. Boys grades 6-12: Sundays noon to […]

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Abington Heights track and field athletes excel in competitions

Many members of the Abington Heights indoor track and field team competed in events during the weekend of Jan. 20-21. Katie Dammer placed second in the invitational girls one-mile run (5:00.12) and Dani Heine finished third in the varsity girls pole vault (11-06.00) during the New Balance Games at The Armory Track and Field Center […]

8 Comments - 3:39 pm

Abington Heights tops Scranton, Bianchi passes Prezelski in career wins

SCRANTON — Jackson Danzig and George Tinsley combined to score 50 points, but it was the contributions from a few other players that helped Abington Heights pull away from Scranton as head coach Ken Bianchi earned his 758th career win. Sophomore guard Corey Perkins and junior guard Jack Nealon each added eight points to help […]

8 Comments - 2:20 pm

Lackawanna Trail holds off Blue Ridge in Division 4 girls basketball game

CLINTON TWP. — Lackawanna Trail managed to score only 11 second-half points, but the Lady Lions held off Blue Ridge, 40-39, in a Lackawanna League Division 4 girls basketball game Jan. 15. Trail’s Lexie Kwiatkowski scored six of her 11 points, on two 3-pointers, and Blue Ridge’s Abby Hartman scored all eight of her points […]

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HS SPORTS ROUNDUP: Abington Heights girls, boys basketball teams earn win

BOYS BASKETBALL Bucks blast Lions Dunmore defeated Lackawanna Trail, 61-40, in a Lackawanna League Division 3-4 crossover game Jan. 12. Zac Cost scored 10 points to led the Lions and Nate Fangio led Dunmore with 21. Comets coast past Cougars Abington Heights defeated Valley View, 56-38, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 game Jan. 10. […]

8 Comments - 11:30 am

Summit Wrestling Club wins three Penn League matches

DALLAS — The Summit Wrestling Club won three Penn League matches Jan. 14 at Dallas High School. During Summit’s 96-6 win over Wilkes-Barre YMCA, Dane Malone (42 lbs), Eddie Scavone (46), Alex Marchetti (50), Dakota Sandy (54) and Brian Heard (98) won by pinfall. Ayla Seigle (58), JJ Beck (62), Connor Beck (66), Brady Holmes […]

8 Comments - 11:28 am

Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of Jan. 17, 2018

8th annual Sandlot Winter Camps, open to boys and girls ages 6-18, beginning Jan. 27-28, at the Sandlot Baseball Academy, 337 E. Gibson St., Scranton, and running for six weeks. Boys ages 6-12: Saturdays 10 a.m. to noon or 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. and Sundays 2:15 to 4:15 p.m. Boys grades 6-12: Sundays noon to […]

8 Comments - 5:07 pm

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