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Clarks Summit native Adam Rippon helps U.S. team earn medal in figure skating

Kelly Rippon has been touched by the show of support, from both near and far, for her son Adam as he competes in his first Olympic Games. A Clarks Summit native, Adam helped the United States earn a bronze medal in the team figure skating event Monday. Although Kelly is attending the Olympics in South […]

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High School Sports Roundup: Abington Heights earns win on the mats

BOYS BASKETBALL Sabers too tough for Lions Susquehanna defeated Lackawanna Trail, 58-45, in a Lackawanna League Div. 4 game Feb. 9. Mason Deakin scored 27 points to lead the Sabers. Griffin Holmes had 13 for Trail. Comets rout Wildcats Abington Heights defeated Western Wayne, 58-26, in a Lackawanna League Division 1-2 crossover game Feb. 6. […]

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Abington Heights uses fourth-quarter run to hold off Scranton

SCRANTON — Abington Heights guard Hannah Kowalski rattled off five consecutive points in the fourth quarter to help the Lady Comets earn a 43-38 win over Scranton in a Lackawanna League Division 1 girls basketball game Feb. 12. Scranton’s Colette Mulderig, who finished with 10 points and 12 rebounds, scored off her own miss to […]

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

Free Teens Fly Fishing School, every Saturday, for four weeks, starting Feb. 17, at the Scott Township Municipal Building. Classes: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For ages 14-18, no experience or equipment needed. The class qualifies for the Boy Scout Merit Badge and Girl Scout Stream Girl patch. Info: Charlie Charlesworth at 570-954-5042 or ffnepa@epix.net. […]

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Abington Heights’ Meghan Noone signs to play soccer at Mansfield

Abington Heights senior Meghan Noone signed a National Letter of Intent to play soccer for Mansfield University. From left, first row, are Griffen Noone, Meghan’s brother; Meghan Noone; Nikole Noone, Meghan’s mother. Second row, Lee Ann Theony, assistant principal; Errol Mannick, soccer coach; Dr. Mark Lemoncelli, assistant principal and Andrew Snyder, principal. https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/web1_ABJ-AH-Soccer-Noone.jpgSubmitted photo

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Abington Heights junior diver Carter Smith sets record in six-dive event

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Abington Heights diver Carter Smith set a new school record in the one-meter springboard six-dive event during the Comets’ meet against Elk Lake Feb. 1. Smith posted a score of 275.8, surpassing the former record of 250.10 set in 2016 by Colin Florey. “During the meet, I knew Carter had a […]

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Abington Heights’ Emily Clauss signs to play soccer at Bloomsburg

Abington Heights senior Emily Clauss signed a National Letter of Intent to play soccer for Bloomsburg University. From left, first row, are Elizabeth Clauss, Emily’s mother; Emily Clauss; Chris Clauss, Emily’s father. Second row, Lee Ann Theony, assistant principal; Errol Mannick, soccer coach; Mike Ludka, track and field coach; Dr. Mark Lemoncelli, assistant principal; and […]

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Abington Heights tops Central Columbia in age-group swim meet

BLOOMSBURG — The Abington Gators earned wins over the Central Columbia Blue Jays during a Northeastern Pennsylvania Age Group Swim League meet Feb. 3. The boys won, 161-66, and the girls earned a 133-110 victory. During the boys meet, Brody Goldberg placed first in the 8U 25 freestyle and 25 butterfly, Jason Casper finished first […]

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Abington Heights holds off West Scranton as Danzig joins 1,000 point club

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Jackson Danzig needed 13 points to become the 13th boys basketball player in the 1,000 point club at Abington Heights and the senior wasted little time joining the group while leading the Comets to a 52-30 Senior Night win over West Scranton in a Lackawanna League Division 1 game Friday. Danzig, […]

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Balanced effort fuels Lackawanna Trail’s win over Blue Ridge in boys hoops

CLINTON TWP. — Lackawanna Trail overcame a sluggish start to defeat Blue Ridge, 59-49, in a Lackawanna League Division 4 boys basketball game Feb. 6. Lions junior forward Zach Stec scored eight of his 14 points in the second quarter to help Trail take a 25-21 halftime lead. “We were playing aggressive and going to […]

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