News http://timesleader.com/section/feeds.rss Latest Stories from the Times Leader News en-us Copyright 2013 Civitas Media Greater Pittston high school sports schedule for week of April 5 http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/152642872/THIS-WEEK-IN-SPORTS Monday, April 6BaseballTunkhannock at Wyoming Area, 4:15 p.m.Pittston Area at Wyoming Valley West, 4:15 p.m.Girls lacrosseWyoming Area at Coughlin, 4:15 p.m.Pittston Area at Delaware Valley, 5 p.m. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:35:11 EST Upon Further Review: Seton’s Jason George, Sean Rooney shut down MMI in 2005 http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/152687944/UPON-FURTHER-REVIEW April 2005Seton Catholic's Jason George went 2-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI as the Eagles opened Wyoming Valley Conference play with a 16-1 win over MMI Prep. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 14:30:15 EST Pittston Area graduate and Temple golf standout Brandon Matthews wins Furman Intercollegiate, continues impressive career http://timesleader.com/news/home_top-localsports/152635922/THE-NEXT-LEVEL Three years ago, Pittston Area graduate Brandon Matthews had a decision to make: Go down south and work on his game all year round, or stay close to home and polish his game inside the Commonwealth.There was some deliberation, but in the end it came down to the university and Temple golf coach Brian Quinn. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 14:25:11 EST Wyoming Area’s Ryan Gorki picks Juniata College in Huntingdon to continue football career http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/152637799/Wyoming-Areas-Gorki-picks-Juniata-to-continue-football-career Wyoming Area's Ryan Gorki just wants to play quarterback. That's why he picked Juniata College to continue his football career.The Wyoming Area senior announced Monday, March 30 he will be playing for Juniata College, which is located in Huntingdon. The college sits roughly 30 miles south of State College. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 14:05:17 EST Lake-Lehman’s Grant, Symeon, Devine contribute to boys basketball all-star win http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/152682820/L-L-boys-contribute-to-all-star-win WILKES-BARRE – Holy Redeemer's Darius Washington, Pittston Area's Tyler McGarry and Shahee Aurelus from Meyers put on the biggest individual shows in helping make the boys half of the 46th annual Dr. George P. Moses Wyoming Valley Conference Senior All-Star Classic a wildly entertaining game. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 12:30:17 EST Upon Further Review: Lake-Lehman’s Beth Finn and Jill Solinski pace Black Knights to softball win in 1984 http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/152672852/UPON-FURTHER-REVIEW Editor's note: The Dallas Post is rich in all kinds of history, especially sports history. Each week, the Post will bring you several different highlights from a particular decade. For this week, we chose to highlight the decades ending in “4.”April 2004 Wed, 1 Apr 2015 11:40:12 EST College field hockey recruit Volpetti, of Kingston Township, enjoys girls all-star basketball game http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/152683907/Volpetti-enjoys-final-game WILKES-BARRE – As a field hockey recruit at Division I Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, Wyoming Seminary senior Gabbie Volpetti has more sports in her future.Stepping on the basketball court in competition for the last time, however, took on special significance for Volpetti, of Kingston Township. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 11:10:13 EST Coaches name Back Mountain athletes Yanora, Symeon, McGovern all-stars http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/152684137/Coaches-name-Yanora-Symeon-McGovern-all-stars Tunkhannock senior Austin Yanora and Lake-Lehman senior Mike Symeon were first-team divisional selections on the Wyoming Valley Conference boys basketball all-star teams that were selected by WVC coaches.Yanora was a first-team choice in Division 1 while Symeon made the Division 2 first team. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:40:14 EST Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Bryan Rust making strides since returning from injury http://timesleader.com/news/penguins-sports/152661842/Rust-making-strides-since-returning-from-injury During the first period in last Friday's game against Binghamton, Bryan Rust found himself engaged in a battle.Rust wasn't necessarily squaring off against an opponent, but rather himself. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:55:12 EST Adam Davis an ace on the mound for University of Delaware http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/152674300/Davis-an-ace-on-the-mound-for-Univ.-of-Delaware When it comes to quality starts, University of Delaware senior Adam Davis is right up there with the best of them in Division I college baseball. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:50:21 EST Tunkhannock falls to Delaware Valley, 3-0 http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/152670388/Tunkhannock-falls-to-Delaware-Valley-3-0 Delaware Valley 25-13, 25-12, 25-14 defeated Tunkhannock in straight sets in a boys volleyball game on Tuesday.Alex Clark finished with one ace and four assists, Max Hardy chipped in with one ace, two digs and two kills and Shane Straley made 12 digs for the Tigers. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:50:17 EST Big Ten shines bright with Final Four in its backyard http://timesleader.com/news/basketball-ncaa/152675573/Big-Ten-shines-bright-with-Final-Four-in-its-backyard MADISON, Wis. — After Michigan State clinched a spot in the Final Four last weekend, Wisconsin's Sam Dekker wrote something on Twitter that packed as much of a punch as one of his dunks.“The Big Ten had a down year right?” Dekker asked. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:50:15 EST MLB salary breaks $4M benchmark http://timesleader.com/news/mlb/152676063/MLB-salary-breaks-$4M-benchmark NEW YORK — Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:50:13 EST NHL’s top scorers struggling this season http://timesleader.com/news/hockey/152676663/NHLs-top-scorers-struggling-this-season DENVER — When it comes to scoring, Sid the Kid's pace this season is no match for the greatest by the Great One. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:50:12 EST Lydia Ko rolling toward history on LPGA Tour http://timesleader.com/news/golf/152671787/17-year-old-rolling-toward-LPGA-history The pressure from playing in the first major of the year is clearly getting to Lydia Ko. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:45:18 EST