News http://timesleader.com/section/feeds.rss Latest Stories from the Times Leader News en-us Copyright 2013 Civitas Media My Team: Abington All Stars, undefeated http://timesleader.com/news/home_top-local-news-myedition-news-sports/151591700/Abington-All-Stars-undefeated The undefeated Abington All Stars girls basketball team won the Christmas Tournament at Backcourt Hoops against Western Wayne Lady Cats and the Tunkhannock Tigers. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:35:18 EST Abington Heights football team donates to Wounded Warriors http://timesleader.com/news/sports/151560988/AH-football-donates-to-Wounded-Warriors CLARKS SUMMIT — As part of the annual preseason Comets Combine, the players raise money for an organization by “Competing for a Cause.” The money raised is donated to the organization that is selected by the members of the team. Accepting the donation on behalf of the Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors was one of the... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:25:22 EST New faces in District 2 Duals http://timesleader.com/news/hswrestling/151574319/New-faces-in-District-2-Duals Year two of the wrestling postseason being held at the Kingston Armory begins today with the District 2 Duals Tournament. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:20:17 EST McGarry scores 30 on night when legend was honored http://timesleader.com/news/hsbasketball/151601180/McGarry-scores-30-on-night-when-legend-was-honored Tyler McGarry broke out for 30 points to help Pittston Area knock off visiting Wyoming Valley West 78-55 in a WVC Division 1 boys basketball matchup on Friday night. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:20:14 EST Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins stay hot in 5-0 win over Springfield Falcons http://timesleader.com/news/hockey/151602774/Penguins-stay-hot-in-5-0-win-over-Falcons SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Playing with the same measure of confidence they displayed before the All-Star break, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins picked right up where they left off. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:20:13 EST Crestwood knocks off Hazleton Area in OT http://timesleader.com/news/hsbasketball-sports/151591978/Crestwood-knocks-off-Hazleton-Area-in-OT HAZLETON — Even though Jason Dotzel missed a chance to win the game in regulation, he felt confident going to overtime. So did his Crestwood teammates Friday night.It showed in those extra four minutes. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:15:11 EST Despres’ OT goal rallies Pens over Devils http://timesleader.com/news/hockey/151603096/Despres-OT-goal-rallies-Pens-over-Devils NEWARK, N.J. — Defenseman Simon Despres scored 2:21 into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied late and beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Friday night. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:00:25 EST Serena vs. Sharapova, what to watch http://timesleader.com/news/tennis/151599535/Serena-vs.-Sharapova-what-to-watch MELBOURNE, Australia — It's been five years since Serena Williams won the last of her five Australian Open singles titles. Maria Sharapova's one and only trophy at Melbourne Park came in 2008 when she defeated Ana Ivanovic. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:00:23 EST Laird leads at Phoenix Open http://timesleader.com/news/golf/151601456/Laird-leads-at-Phoenix-Open SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Rain wasn't the only thing that put a damper on the Phoenix Open on Friday. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:00:15 EST Woods posts 82, highest score of his pro career http://timesleader.com/news/golf/151600023/Woods-posts-82-highest-score-of-his-pro-career SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Tiger Woods never shot a score this high in his 1,267 official rounds as a pro.He never looked more lost on a golf course. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:00:14 EST Elliott headlines 5 drivers in NASCAR Hall of Fame class http://timesleader.com/news/autoracing/151602203/Elliott-headlines-5-drivers-in-NASCAR-Hall-of-Fame-class CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Bill Elliott headlined the sixth class of inductees into NASCAR's Hall of Fame, a group that included three champions, the first African-American winner and a driver with movie star looks. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:00:12 EST Misericordia University cheerleading takes fourth place at national competition http://timesleader.com/news/home_top-localsports-news/151586300/Sweet-cheers-for-victory DALLAS TWP. — Locals from the Greater Pittston area recently competed in a national cheerleading competition with Misericordia University. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:25:11 EST Greater Pittston Stoners youth soccer making big changes heading into 2015 season http://timesleader.com/news/localsports-news/151552113/Greater-Pittston-Stoners-making-changes-this-season PITTSTON — The Greater Pittston Stoners are making some changes. Changes the organization's officials hope will make a great year in 2015. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:05:11 EST High school basketball canceled due to weather http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/151588319/High-school-basketball-canceled-due-to-weather Inclement weather forced the cancellation of many of the high school boys basketball games on Friday night. However, the Wyoming Valley West at Pittston Area and the Crestwood at Hazleton Area games will be played this evening.H.S. BOYS BASKETBALL(7:15 p.m. unless noted) Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:30:12 EST Liz Waleski’s monster week keeps Pittston Area girls unbeaten on the basketball court http://timesleader.com/news/home_top-localsports/151543346/HIGH-SCHOOL-GIRLS-BASKETBALL YATESVILLE — Liz Waleski won't have any issue remembering this past week.The Pittston Area senior, coming off a week in which she scored her 1,000th career point, she continued to reek havoc on opposing Wyoming Valley Conference teams. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:35:21 EST