Injured 76ers rookie Ben Simmons won’t play this season

Injured 76ers rookie Ben Simmons won’t play this season

CAMDEN, N.J. — Ben Simmons won’t make his NBA debut this season.His surgically repaired right foot hasn’t healed sufficiently for th...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Dallas, Holy Redeemer looking strong for District 2 diving championships

Dallas, Holy Redeemer looking strong for District 2 diving championships

Paul Mierzwa was supposed to dial down his coaching role after his daughter graduated two years ago. Instead, he finds himself coaching two teams with...

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


District 2 wrestling spotlight shines on 132-pound brackets

District 2 wrestling spotlight shines on 132-pound brackets

Every year, there is at least one bracket in the District 2 Wrestling Tournament that catches the attention of wrestlers, coaches and fans from all ov...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Times Leader Sports Report: There’s no podcast like this podcast

Times Leader Sports Report: There’s no podcast like this podcast

WILKES-BARRE — In the latest Times Leader Sports Report podcast, host DJ Eberle and John Erzar, Derek Levarse, Tom Venesky and Joe Soprano discu...

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


Hilbrich using his size in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins debut

Hilbrich using his size in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins debut

WILKES-BARRE — At every stop during his 10-year pro career, Tom Sestito was always the tallest player in the room.Standing 6-foot-5, there aren&...

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


Misericordia basketball’s Justine Seely, Jason Rhine win top league honors

Misericordia basketball’s Justine Seely, Jason Rhine win top league honors

With the season on the line, Misericordia went right to Justine Seely.The Cougars’ senior forward was in the spotlight again on Wednesday night,...

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


WBS Pens forward Danny Kristo traded

WBS Pens forward Danny Kristo traded

The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired defenseman Ron Hainsey from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for a 2017 second-round draft pick and forward D...

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


AP Source: Mavericks get Noel from 76ers for Bogut, Anderson

AP Source: Mavericks get Noel from 76ers for Bogut, Anderson

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Dallas Mavericks have acquired big man Nerlens Noel from the Philadelphia 76er...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Wyoming Area wears down Hazleton en route to a 6-2 win

Wyoming Area wears down Hazleton en route to a 6-2 win

JENKINS TWP. — The Wyoming Area Warriors entered Wednesday’s first-round playoff game with a chip on their shoulders.The Warriors lost to ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Big 3rd period propels Wyoming Valley West past Back Mountain

Big 3rd period propels Wyoming Valley West past Back Mountain

JENKINS TWP. — During the regular season Wyoming Valley West forward Bo Johnson scored one goal.But his second goal, which came in the second pe...

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