News http://timesleader.com/section/feeds.rss Latest Stories from the Times Leader News en-us Copyright 2013 Civitas Media Keystone College athletes claim CSAC Weekly Awards http://timesleader.com/news/sports/50533766/Keystone-College-athletes-claim-CSAC-Weekly-Awards Keystone College men's cross country runner Justin Clarke, a Lackawanna Trail graduate, and women's soccer player Jem Crockford were honored by the Colonial States Athletic Conference Monday, Oct. 20 as the league announced their weekly award winners. Clarke was named the CSAC Runner of the Week while Crockford was selected to the... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:59:17 EST Wandel goal gives Lehman D3 hockey title http://timesleader.com/news/localsports1/50533088/Wandel-goal-gives-Lehman-D3-hockey-title Korri Wandel scored the game-winning goal in overtime to give Lake-Lehman a 4-3 win over Holy Redeemer and the Wyoming Valley Conference Division 3 title on Oct. 18 at Wyoming Valley West. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:58:19 EST Beamish third in Penn’s all-time players http://timesleader.com/news/collegesports-localsports-opinion_columns/50534581/Beamish-third-in-Penns-all-time-players Mike Beamish is wrapping up a great career with the University of Pennsylvania sprint football team.Beamish (Abington Heights) is a running back with the Quakers and he was named to the College Sprint Football League first team his first three seasons and is well on his way to a fourth straight selection. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:54:11 EST West Scranton aerial attack too much for Abington Heights http://timesleader.com/news/sports/50533489/Invaders-air-attack-too-much-for-Abington SCRANTON — For West Scranton senior wide receiver and defensive back Kyle Kroptavich, the Invaders 23-20 win over Abington Heights, Friday, Oct. 17, on Homecoming stirred up a lot of emotions. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:03:13 EST Keystone College cross country teams enjoy strong performances at Gettysburg Invitational http://timesleader.com/news/sports/50528238/Keystone-College-cross-country-teams-enjoy-strong-performances-at-Gettysburg-Invitational Keystone College's men's and women's cross country teams enjoyed strong showings at the Gettysburg College Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 18 in the final tune-up before the Colonial States Athletic Conference Championships. The Giants men's squad finished 25th out of 34 teams in an 8K race while the women's team... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:01:26 EST WVC FIELD HOCKEY: A golden goal for Coughlin http://timesleader.com/news/hsfieldhockey/50530975/A-golden-goal-for-Coughlin KINGSTON — Coughlin and Wyoming Valley West each made their first venture into overtime when the teams met Monday night to decide the Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 field hockey title.Coughlin left wing Kyra Wozniak made sure it did not last long. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:51:10 EST Larry Johnson ‘at peace’ with decision to leave Penn State http://timesleader.com/news/psu/50527571/It-was-my-time-to-move-on Other than his family, few people knew that Larry Johnson had already made up his mind. He was leaving Penn State.From outside the program, it had appeared that the revered defensive line coach had made the switch instantaneously. One day he was with the Nittany Lions, the next he was set to join rival Ohio State. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:51:08 EST Madness begins: Forty teams vying for D2 soccer gold http://timesleader.com/news/hssoccer/50529206/Madness-begins:-Forty-teams-vying-for-D2-soccer-gold You've heard about March Madness when every basketball team has a chance at postseason glory.Welcome to Off-the-wall October, the District 2 boys soccer equivalent of the famed hoops fascination. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:50:13 EST Redeemer volleyball earns decisive sweep http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/50530586/Redeemer-volleyball-earns-decisive-sweep Facing one of the top contenders to the throne this year, the Holy Redeemer girls volleyball team came through once again.The Royals moved closer to another unbeaten regular season with an impressive 25-10, 25-10, 25-15 sweep of a successful Crestwood squad on Monday. It was the 139th consecutive WVC win for Redeemer. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:49:16 EST Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series http://timesleader.com/news/baseball/50530536/Rest-or-rust-Royals-Giants-set-for-World-Series KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.Gordon let out a huge laugh, and so did a bunch of his Kansas City Royals teammates watching Monday's workout. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:49:14 EST Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run http://timesleader.com/news/baseball/50530254/Royals-fans-bond-over-improbable-postseason-run KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:49:12 EST Giants rely on core of 4 relievers http://timesleader.com/news/baseball/50530251/Giants-rely-on-core-of-4-relievers SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants have their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their recent October dominance. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:49:10 EST Keselowski marching to his own beat http://timesleader.com/news/autoracing/50529439/Keselowski-marching-to-his-own-beat TALLADEGA, Ala. — It didn't take long for Brad Keselowski to earn an unpleasant reputation in NASCAR. He was aggressive on the track, brash and arrogant off of it, and rubbed most of his competitors the wrong way. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:48:17 EST More records coming for Manning? http://timesleader.com/news/football/50530146/More-records-coming-for-Manning DENVER — Next up for Peyton Manning: the NFL passing yardage record. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:48:13 EST Harvin happy for new chance with Jets http://timesleader.com/news/football/50529684/Harvin-happy-for-new-chance-with-Jets FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Percy Harvin has been called lots of things during his NFL career.Talented but injury prone. Explosive on the field and combustible off. A playmaker but a troublemaker. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:48:10 EST