College corner: Matt Edkins off to a fast start

College corner: Matt Edkins off to a fast start

Matt Edkins was an All-American diver as a freshman with the St. Lawrence University men’s swimming and diving team, and the sophomore appears w...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Nanticoke softball player ruled eligible by District 2

Nanticoke softball player ruled eligible by District 2

PLAINS TWP. — The District 2 athletic committee voted unanimously Tuesday to allow Nanticoke senior softball player Morgan Briggs to play her fi...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Nick Barbieri hired as Pittston Area football coach

Nick Barbieri hired as Pittston Area football coach

The Pittston Area School Board didn’t waste much time finding a new high school football coach, appointing Nick Barbieri as on Tuesday night jus...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Local Sports: Holy Redeemer’s Amanda Curcio, Brynn Kukosky and Kylar Osenkarski named to all-state team

Local Sports: Holy Redeemer’s Amanda Curcio, Brynn Kukosky and Kylar Osenkarski named to all-state team

Holy Redeemer’s Amanda Curcio, Brynn Kukosky and Kylar Osenkarski were all named to the Pennsylvania College Coaches Association 2A All-State te...

December 7th, 2016 updated: December 7th, 2016. |  


Penn State players finishing their ride on an emotional rollercoaster

Penn State players finishing their ride on an emotional rollercoaster

The disappointment was real. For many Penn State players, it was fleeting.Naturally the Nittany Lions felt they should have cracked the four-team Coll...

December 6th, 2016 updated: December 6th, 2016. |  


Red Sox get ace Chris Sale from White Sox

Red Sox get ace Chris Sale from White Sox

OXON HILL, Md. — No surprise that Chris Sale got traded. The real shocker? That the Boston Red Sox swooped in to snag him.The reloading Red Sox ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Defense pacing Steelers’ turnaround

Defense pacing Steelers’ turnaround

PITTSBURGH — Lawrence Timmons leapt into the air to snag an Eli Manning pass and Pittsburgh Steelers teammate James Harrison felt like he was in...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Andrew Luck throws for 4 TDs in Colts rout of Jets

Andrew Luck throws for 4 TDs in Colts rout of Jets

Andrew Luck was nearly perfect in his return from a concussion, throwing for four touchdowns, three to Dwayne Allen, in the Indianapolis Colts’ ...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Melancon heads to Giants; Hill stays with LA

Melancon heads to Giants; Hill stays with LA

OXON HILL, Md. — Albeit too late to save them this year, the San Francisco Giants got their closer.All-Star righty Mark Melancon and the Giants ...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson among Heisman finalists

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson among Heisman finalists

NEW YORK — Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is a Heisman Trophy finalist for the second consecutive season, joining Louisville quarterback Lam...

December 5th, 2016 |