WVC athletes rise to the occasion at PIAA track & field

WVC athletes rise to the occasion at PIAA track & field

The seeding made Jonathan Weybrecht scoff a bit.His hard-charging, District 2 champion Holy Redeemer 3,200 relay team was slotted at No. 19 among boys...

May 28th, 2017 |  


D2 baseball: Four WVC squads hunting for district titles

D2 baseball: Four WVC squads hunting for district titles

Holy Redeemer has already earned a trip to the state tournament. Three more Wyoming Valley Conference squads will be hoping to join them over the next...

May 28th, 2017 |  


PGC officers recognized by State Police

PGC officers recognized by State Police

Two Wildlife Conservation Officers of the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s northeast region recently received Letters of Commendation from the Pen...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Rattlesnake, gator among the wild items on the menu for upcoming festival

Rattlesnake, gator among the wild items on the menu for upcoming festival

Rattlesnake sausage, wild boar belly sliders, gator bites and mini elk kabobs are among the delicious offerings guests can sample during the “Ta...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Caught on Camera

Caught on Camera

It’s rare that a photo of a fish is submitted for Caught on Camera, but this week the subject represents a pretty unique catch.Walter Gulitus wa...

May 28th, 2017 |  


PGC bands 4 peregrine falcon chicks at cliff nest in Luzerne County

PGC bands 4 peregrine falcon chicks at cliff nest in Luzerne County

While two adult peregrine falcons darted angrily above, Pennsylvania Game Commission biologist Mike Scafini rappelled down a cliff on Wednesday to col...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Dustin Fowler paces RailRiders past Toledo

Dustin Fowler paces RailRiders past Toledo

Dustin Fowler was 4 for 5 with a double, a stolen base and two runs scored as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders defeated the host Toledo Mud Hens 5...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Tunkhannock, Wyoming Area move to D2-4A softball semifinals

Tunkhannock, Wyoming Area move to D2-4A softball semifinals

Paige Mokychic knocked in two runs and Faith Jones added another RBI as Tunkhannock scored three times in the first inning to defeat Scranton Prep 3-0...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Former Philadelphia Philly Jim Bunning dead at 85

Former Philadelphia Philly Jim Bunning dead at 85

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Meyers’ Nalasjia Harris-Johnson takes 4th straight PIAA track and field medal

Meyers’ Nalasjia Harris-Johnson takes 4th straight PIAA track and field medal

*This story has been updated to note a correctionSHIPPENSBURG — The pain shooting from her right knee seemed to be telling Nalasjia Harris-Johns...

May 27th, 2017 updated: May 28th, 2017. |