Holy Redeemer wins D2-3A boys basketball championship

Holy Redeemer wins D2-3A boys basketball championship

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — If overtime beckoned Thursday night, so be it. Holy Redeemer wasn’t going to let Mid Valley win with a buzzer-beating ...

March 2nd, 2017 updated: March 2nd, 2017. |  


Nanticoke snatches away District 2 girls basketball title

Nanticoke snatches away District 2 girls basketball title

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — They had been down this road before, banging on the door of a district title, only to be turned away again and again.This ti...

March 2nd, 2017 updated: March 3rd, 2017. |  


Pieces fall into place for WVC boys basketball title hopefuls

Pieces fall into place for WVC boys basketball title hopefuls

The Hazleton Area boys basketball team arrived at Mohegan Sun Arena a year later than it expected. A year later than many expected.Thanks to a quirk i...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Nanticoke defeats Meyers to earn state berth

Nanticoke defeats Meyers to earn state berth

WILKES-BARRE — Nanticoke sophomore point guard Nate Kreitzer took control of the ball with a minute left. He dribbled under the basket, made a b...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Previewing the District 2 girls basketball championships

Previewing the District 2 girls basketball championships

One way or another, they made it here.Now, they plan to make a mark on history.A Nanticoke team short on height. A Berwick team enduring a double-deca...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Scranton Prep shuts door on Dallas’ state hopes

Scranton Prep shuts door on Dallas’ state hopes

DUNMORE — They came this close to playing for a district title and that close to playing in the state tournament.So it’s hard for the Dall...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Nanticoke boys hoops fall in double OT heartbreaker

Nanticoke boys hoops fall in double OT heartbreaker

SCRANTON — For nearly 23 hours, the basketball clock remained stuck.Any anxiousness Nanticoke faced over having to wait to continue its upset bi...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Erin Gibbons and Valley West girls make D2 Class 5A basketball finals

Erin Gibbons and Valley West girls make D2 Class 5A basketball finals

WILKES-BARRE — When it was finally over, the meatgrinder that turned a seemingly safe lead for Wyoming Valley West into an overtime thriller, Er...

February 25th, 2017 |  


GAR defeats Meyers in District 2 Class 4A boys basketball semifinal

GAR defeats Meyers in District 2 Class 4A boys basketball semifinal

WILKES-BARRE — Meyers’ Jawane Buckner was pretty much lights out Saturday afternoon, but come on this was ridiculous.After Buckner hit his...

February 25th, 2017 |  


UPDATE: Severe weather suspends Nanticoke’s District 2 boys basketball game

UPDATE: Severe weather suspends Nanticoke’s District 2 boys basketball game

SCRANTON — The Nanticoke-Scranton Prep boys basketball game in the PIAA District 2 Class 4A was suspended Saturday afternoon and will be complet...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |