WVC girls basketball teams depend on defense to start up state runs

WVC girls basketball teams depend on defense to start up state runs

All season long, they concentrated on making stops.And that mindset started a state run that could get even more exciting for four Wyoming Valley Conf...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Holy Redeemer boys basketball faces tough task in Neumann-Goretti

Holy Redeemer boys basketball faces tough task in Neumann-Goretti

Dhamir Crosby-Roundtree stands 6-foot-8. He averages 16.2 points and 11.9 rebounds per game. He’s listed as Pennsylvania’s fourth-best boy...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Away From The Game: Holy Redeemer boys basketball coach Paul Guido

Away From The Game: Holy Redeemer boys basketball coach Paul Guido

Led by head coach Paul Guido, the Holy Redeemer boys basketball team won its first district title since 2011 earlier this month, and advanced to the s...

March 13th, 2017 |  


TL’s Athletes of the Week: Nanticoke’s Cody Piestrak, Berwick’s Tori Talanca

TL’s Athletes of the Week: Nanticoke’s Cody Piestrak, Berwick’s Tori Talanca

TORI TALANCASchool: BerwickYear: SeniorSport, position: Basketball, centerFamily: Victoria, mom; Leo, dad; Sara, sister; Cody, brotherLast week: Talan...

March 13th, 2017 |  


Irelyn Jannuzzi, Talia Kosierowski trigger Holy Redeemer’s romp in PIAA girls opener

Irelyn Jannuzzi, Talia Kosierowski trigger Holy Redeemer’s romp in PIAA girls opener

WILKES-BARRE — In her first PIAA game, Irelyn Jannuzzi wasn’t messing around.On the same floor where her father once dropped shot after sh...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Nanticoke rallies to defeat Bethlehem Catholic

Nanticoke rallies to defeat Bethlehem Catholic

Nanticoke more than doubled its output in the first three quarters in the fourth quarter Saturday afternoon.The result was the District 2 third-seeded...

March 11th, 2017 |  


GAR defeats Selinsgrove in boys basketball state opener

GAR defeats Selinsgrove in boys basketball state opener

WILKES-BARRE — Crunch time came at precisely 2:48 of the fourth quarter Saturday.Selinsgrove was on a run. Some shoving resulted in double techn...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Erin Gibbons leads Valley West to 1st girls basketball state win

Erin Gibbons leads Valley West to 1st girls basketball state win

WILKES-BARRE — The thought of failure in a disappointing District 2 final was fleeting for Erin Gibbons.She was too focused on helping Wyoming V...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Redeemer overcomes slow start to win state opener

Redeemer overcomes slow start to win state opener

WILKES-BARRE — Perhaps it was fitting Holy Redeemer didn’t pull away from World Communications until the third quarter because everything ...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Holy Redeemer’s Sam Rajza knows all about success in state tourneys

Holy Redeemer’s Sam Rajza knows all about success in state tourneys

It seems success in state sports tournaments is in Sam Rajza’s blood.The junior guard and most experienced player on Holy Redeemer’s girls...

March 11th, 2017 |