News http://timesleader.com/section/feeds.rss Latest Stories from the Times Leader News en-us Copyright 2013 Civitas Media http://timesleader.com/news/sports/50040809/Local-players-may-have-big-impact-on-Dream-Game&source=RSS Local players may have big impact on Dream Game Abington Heights and Scranton Prep graduates could have a lot to say about the outcome of Wednesday's 80th annual Dream Game at Henzes Memorial Stadium in Peckville. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:36:00 EST http://timesleader.com/news/sports/50040809/Local-players-may-have-big-impact-on-Dream-Game&source=RSS http://timesleader.com/news/sports/50040694/Scranton-Tennis-Club-holds-Mixed-Doubles-Championship&source=RSS Scranton Tennis Club holds Mixed Doubles Championship One day after knocking out the top seeds, North Pocono H.S. ace Zac Lehman and his partner Angie Kluss edged Bob Cullen and Marion Reese 6-77, 7-68, 10-7 to win the Scranton Tennis Club Mixed Doubles Championship. Lehman's powerful serve and all-court game paired with Kluss' steady baseline play enabled them to pull off the... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:05:00 EST http://timesleader.com/news/sports/50040694/Scranton-Tennis-Club-holds-Mixed-Doubles-Championship&source=RSS http://timesleader.com/news/sports/50039627/Slow-start-stifles-Nanticoke&source=RSS Slow start stifles Nanticoke BRIAR CREEK 8212 For the first time all season, Nanticoke found itself a challenger. And, for once, the typically animated bench was taciturn.Nanticoke finally met its match in West Point in a 10-5 loss Sunday in the Little League 10-11 softball state tournament winner's bracket finale. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:18:00 EST http://timesleader.com/news/sports/50039627/Slow-start-stifles-Nanticoke&source=RSS http://timesleader.com/news/sports-yankees/50038344/Mitchell-mows-em-down&source=RSS RailRiders starter Bryan Mitchell mows down red-hot PawSox MOOSIC 8212 For the last two nights, Bryan Mitchell sat and watched a potent Pawtucket team roll up runs while flooding the basepaths with danger for the ScrantonWilkes-Barre RailRiders.He wasn't about to fall into that trap. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:47:00 EST http://timesleader.com/news/sports-yankees/50038344/Mitchell-mows-em-down&source=RSS http://timesleader.com/news/outdoors-sports/50038511/Utilizing-a-resource&source=RSS Utilizing a resource Rob Rosencrans raised a nearly three-pound bass and ignited a vocal reaction from the crowd that had gathered around his tent. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:47:00 EST http://timesleader.com/news/outdoors-sports/50038511/Utilizing-a-resource&source=RSS http://timesleader.com/news/psu-sports/50035612/Franklin-set-to-take-the-stage-in-Chicago&source=RSS Franklin set to take the stage in Chicago CHICAGO 8212 On Saturday, James Franklin stayed out of the spotlight. The Penn State coach stuck to the side of the room at Beaver Stadium as the school's new athletic director, Sandy Barbour, was introduced up front.Today? It's showtime. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:47:00 EST http://timesleader.com/news/psu-sports/50035612/Franklin-set-to-take-the-stage-in-Chicago&source=RSS http://timesleader.com/news/sports/50039225/Rowing-with-success&source=RSS Rowing with success Sam Casto helped the University of Virginia crew team become among the best in the country this season.When she turned her rowing concentration to individual competition this summer, the 2011 Dallas graduate wound up competing with the best in the world. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:46:00 EST http://timesleader.com/news/sports/50039225/Rowing-with-success&source=RSS http://timesleader.com/news/sports/50039609/Scranton-Tennis-club-crowns-champs&source=RSS Scranton Tennis club crowns champs One day after knocking out the top seeds, North Pocono H.S. Zac Lehman and partner Angie Kluss edged Bob Cullen and Marion Reese 6-77, 7-68, 10-7 to win the Scranton Tennis Club Mixed Doubles Championship on Saturday. Lehman's powerful serve and all-court game paired with Kluss' steady baseline play enabled them to pull off... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:45:00 EST http://timesleader.com/news/sports/50039609/Scranton-Tennis-club-crowns-champs&source=RSS http://timesleader.com/news/outdoors/50030450/Outdoor-notes&source=RSS Outdoor notes The Factoryville Sportsmen's Club will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday at 730 p.m. in the Clubhouse. A limited number of 8220SuperGun8221 tickets are available please see Board Chairman Bruce Weisenfluh. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:43:00 EST http://timesleader.com/news/outdoors/50030450/Outdoor-notes&source=RSS http://timesleader.com/news/yankees/50038265/THE-T.L.-EXPRESS&source=RSS THE T.L. EXPRESS How do you stop a streaking team? Bryan Mitchell found the simple answer don't let runners reach base. Mitchell pitched a gem through seven innings Sunday, limiting Pawtucket to three hits without a walk. The RailRiders offense produced just enough to snap Pawtucket's franchise-record 11-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:38:00 EST http://timesleader.com/news/yankees/50038265/THE-T.L.-EXPRESS&source=RSS http://timesleader.com/news/baseball-sports/50039182/The-Big-Hurt-and-Torre-headline-HOF-class&source=RSS The Big Hurt and Torre headline HOF class COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. 8212 Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.Being enshrined in the Hall of Fame can have those effects, even on the greats. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:34:00 EST http://timesleader.com/news/baseball-sports/50039182/The-Big-Hurt-and-Torre-headline-HOF-class&source=RSS http://timesleader.com/news/football-sports/50039017/Vick-embracing-role-as-mentor-to-Smith-with-Jets&source=RSS Vick embracing role as mentor to Smith with Jets CORTLAND, N.Y. 8212 Michael Vick dropped back, peered down the field and flicked his wrist.The football zipped through the air about 50 yards and dropped into the arms of a wide receiver running in stride. And it all looked so effortless for the New York Jets quarterback. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:34:00 EST http://timesleader.com/news/football-sports/50039017/Vick-embracing-role-as-mentor-to-Smith-with-Jets&source=RSS http://timesleader.com/news/basketball-sports/50039199/James-ditches-No.-6-jersey-will-sport-No.-23-again&source=RSS James ditches No. 6 jersey, will sport No. 23 again LeBron James is finished with the Miami Heat. He's also finished with the No. 6 he has worn during the past four NBA Finals and to celebrate his only two NBA championships. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:34:00 EST http://timesleader.com/news/basketball-sports/50039199/James-ditches-No.-6-jersey-will-sport-No.-23-again&source=RSS http://timesleader.com/news/sports/50038583/Italys-Vincenzo-Nibali-wins-Tour-de-France&source=RSS Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France PARIS 8212 Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:34:00 EST http://timesleader.com/news/sports/50038583/Italys-Vincenzo-Nibali-wins-Tour-de-France&source=RSS http://timesleader.com/news/football-sports/50038987/Strahan-goes-from-DE-to-TV-to-HOF&source=RSS Strahan goes from DE to TV to HOF Michael Strahan had one objective in mind when he came to the New York Giants as a second-round draft pick in 1993 out of Texas Southern. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:33:00 EST http://timesleader.com/news/football-sports/50038987/Strahan-goes-from-DE-to-TV-to-HOF&source=RSS