Local roundup: Back Mountain softball protesting state tournament loss

Local roundup: Back Mountain softball protesting state tournament loss

Back Mountain managed just one hit as it lost 4-1 to Indiana in an elimination game Thursday in the 9-10 State Softball state tournament at Wellsboro ...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Kyle Busch looks to add Pocono to his conquests

Kyle Busch looks to add Pocono to his conquests

The pencil was out ready to mark yet another conquest by Kyle Busch. Then came the sound of an engine starving for fuel, only there wasn’t enoug...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Valley West’s Bleich earns national ranking from ESPN

Valley West’s Bleich earns national ranking from ESPN

Wyoming Valley West standout Chris Bleich is on track to become the Spartans’ highest-rated college prospect since Eugene Lewis.Bleich debuted a...

July 28th, 2016 |  


College Football Playoff moving away from New Year’s Eve for semifinals

College Football Playoff moving away from New Year’s Eve for semifinals

The College Football Playoff has abandoned a plan to play most of its semifinals on New Year’s Eves after television ratings tumbled last year, ...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Jimmy Walker opens PGA Championship with first-round lead

Jimmy Walker opens PGA Championship with first-round lead

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — The search for another first-time major champion in the final one of the year began Thursday with Jimmy Walker at the PGA Ch...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Swoyersville downs Quakertown in American Legion state playoffs

Swoyersville downs Quakertown in American Legion state playoffs

Tyler Yankosky struck out nine and allowed just five hits as Swoyersville defeated Quakertown 9-3 Wednesday at the American Legion Baseball state tour...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Brad Lail pitches RailRiders to win over Buffalo

Brad Lail pitches RailRiders to win over Buffalo

MOOSIC — Things were sailing along so smoothly, Brady Lail didn’t ever want his day to end.By the time it did, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre R...

July 27th, 2016 |  


LA Rams release QB Nick Foles on eve of camp

LA Rams release QB Nick Foles on eve of camp

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Rams released quarterback Nick Foles on Wednesday after failing to find a trade destination for the disgruntled ve...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


Gary Sanchez has big day in RailRiders’ doubleheader sweep of Buffalo

Gary Sanchez has big day in RailRiders’ doubleheader sweep of Buffalo

MOOSIC — Whether he was standing at the plate or behind it, Gary Sanchez found a way to make a difference for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRide...

July 26th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


Local sports: Derek Cease’s home run lifts Nanticoke to victory

Local sports: Derek Cease’s home run lifts Nanticoke to victory

Derek Cease hit a three-run homer to break a tie in the bottom of the fifth inning and make sure Nanticoke headed home from the Pennsylvania Little Le...

July 26th, 2016 |