A word to the rise: NFL hopeful Shakir Soto stops at local elementary school

A word to the rise: NFL hopeful Shakir Soto stops at local elementary school

WILKES-BARRE — This is arguably the biggest week of Shakir Soto’s life.The start of the NFL Draft is a mere two days away. By Saturday, th...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


Stephen Walski wins 2nd annual Navient Ladders & Laces 5K

Stephen Walski wins 2nd annual Navient Ladders & Laces 5K

HANOVER TWP. — Stephen Walski ran to his second straight victory and Nadalie Solomon won top female honors in the 2nd annual Navient Ladders &am...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 23rd, 2017. |  


Pittston Area freshman wins Max Fine 5K

Pittston Area freshman wins Max Fine 5K

WILKES-BARRE — Nathan Ridgley scored a wire-to-wire victory and Karen Moskel won top female honors in the 6th annual Max Fine Memorial 5K Run on...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


WVC grads in the minors: Wotherspoon bounces back for Thunder

WVC grads in the minors: Wotherspoon bounces back for Thunder

Crestwood grad Matt Wotherspoon has had a strong week for Double-A Trenton.Appearing in two games this week, Wotherspoon pitched three innings of shut...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Michael Oravic’s homer powers Seminary’s win

Michael Oravic’s homer powers Seminary’s win

Michael Oravic launched a solo home run to break a tie in the bottom of the fifth, and Wyoming Seminary baseball continued its strong start to the sea...

April 19th, 2017 |  


College Corner: Coughlin grad Nathaniela Bourdeau starring for St. Joseph’s track

College Corner: Coughlin grad Nathaniela Bourdeau starring for St. Joseph’s track

Sophomore Nathaniela Bourdeau came up with a big effort to help the St. Joseph’s women’s track team finish second at the Rider Invitationa...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Local Roundup: Retired wrestling legend Ned McGinley honored by state

Local Roundup: Retired wrestling legend Ned McGinley honored by state

Recently-retired King’s College wrestling coach Ned McGinley was honored Tuesday by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in recognition of ...

April 18th, 2017 |  


WVC grads in the minors: Mike Papi off to hot start in Double-A

WVC grads in the minors: Mike Papi off to hot start in Double-A

Tunkhannock grad Mike Papi has been off to a fast start for Double-A Akron this spring.Batting .368 with a pair of runs scored and 4 RBI in seven game...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Times Leader Sports Report: Baseball’s back, alright

Times Leader Sports Report: Baseball’s back, alright

WILKES-BARRE — In the latest Times Leader Sports Report podcast, host DJ Eberle and Tom Venesky, Joe Soprano and Brigid Edmunds discuss the Scra...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Crestwood edges Coughlin in 13 innings in WVC baseball

Crestwood edges Coughlin in 13 innings in WVC baseball

Anthony Kovalchik knocked in two runs and Connor Kaminski pitched two innings of relief for the win as Crestwood outlasted Coughlin 5-2 Saturday in Wy...

April 8th, 2017 |