Alley Cats Bowling League scores for week of March 13, 2018

The Alley Cats Bowling League scores from the week of March 13 are as follows: Team Standings: Wildcats- 28.5, Panthers-28, Lynx-26, Tigers-26, Siamese-21, Calicos-20, Bobcats-18.5, Manx-8 High Individual Game: Pat Chipak-191, Linda Bourbeau-190, Georgette Mecca-166 High Individual Series: Pat Chipak-440, Georgette Mecca-431, Josephine Petry- 425 High Team Game: Wildcats-738, Siamese-680, Bobcats-676 High Team Series: Lynx-1974, […]

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Danzig’s 38-point night helps lead Abington Heights past Northeastern

POTTSVILLE — Jackson Danzig scorched the nets for a career-high 38 points, but it was a defensive play by the Comets senior guard that helped Abington Heights put the game away. Northeastern senior guard Fred Mulbah made a steal and was looking to cut the Bobcats’ deficit to seven points with 1:45 left in the […]

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Slow start proves costly for Abington Heights in loss to Harrisburg

POTTSVILLE — Harrisburg’s swarming defense caused problems for Abington Heights from start to finish. The Lady Cougars forced 17 turnovers, including a steal on the opening possession followed by a 10-second violation in the backcourt, and defeated the Lady Comets, 55-34, in a PIAA Class 5A second round girls basketball game March 15 at Martz […]

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Abington Heights tops Chester in thriller to reach PIAA Class 5A quarters

BETHLEHEM — For the second consecutive season, Abington Heights’ Jackson Danzig delivered in the clutch against Chester. After scoring 18 of his 30 points in two overtime periods last year to lift the Comets to the PIAA semifinals, the senior guard scored the game-winning basket on a strong drive to the hoop with 24 seconds […]

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Lackawanna Trail’s Owen Hivner earns medal at PIAA Wrestling Championships

Owen Hivner’s dreams of winning a gold medal were dashed after his first match at the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) Class 2A Wrestling Championships March 8-10 in Hershey. That didn’t stop the Lackawanna Trail senior from battling back to earn a state medal. Hivner (38-6) pinned Littlestown junior Carl Harris (33-7) in 49 seconds […]

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Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of March 14, 2018

Eighth annual Sandlot Spring Training, six weeks on Saturdays or Sundays, March 17, 24, 31 and April 7, 14, 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or March 11, 18, 25 and April 8, 15, 22 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Sandlot Baseball Academy, 337 E. Gibson St., Scranton. For players age 6-14. […]

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Alley Cats Bowling League scores for week of March 6, 2018

The Alley Cats Bowling League scores from the week of March 6 are as follows: Team Standings: Panthers-27, Wildcats- 26.5, Tigers-23, Lynx-23, Siamese- 19, Bobcats-17.5, Calicos-17, Manx-7 High Individual Game: Josephine Petry-169, Judy Wolfe-164, Anna Aten-161 High Individual Series: Anna Aten-446, Judy Wolfe-439, Barb Borek and Josephine Petry- 423 High Team Game: Calicos-665, Panthers-661, Tigers-654 […]

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Fast start keys Abington Heights’ state playoff win over Solanco

SCRANTON — It didn’t take long for Abington Heights senior guard Sharon Houlihan to recognize this time might be different. Senior forward Cassie Ksiazek and Houlihan each knocked down both of their 3-point attempts in the first quarter as Abington Heights stormed out to a 23-6 lead and cruised to a 53-34 win over Solanco […]

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Derry provides boost as Abington Heights routs Garden Spot in PIAA opener

SCRANTON — Abington Heights’ Alex Derry isn’t afraid to do the dirty work and Comets head coach Ken Bianchi appreciates that team-first mentality. The senior forward made several plays in the second quarter to help Abington Heights take control, after Garden Spot got off to a quick start, and roll to a 75-47 win in […]

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AH’s Schofield qualifies for states; many Comets swim well at districts

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Abington Heights head coach Zack Haney knew early on that Lauren Schofield had a lot of talent. The freshman swimmer had an impressive performance in the Kinney Natatorium High School Invitational at Bucknell University Dec. 16 and continued to improve throughout the season. “Right from the get-go, she won the 200 […]

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