News Latest Stories from the Times Leader News en-us Copyright 2013 Civitas Media Party a century in the making for Wrigley CHICAGO 8212 There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main entrance.The famed marquee had a message, too.8220Happy Birthday, Wrigley Field,8221 it read. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:29:00 EST Champion Seahawks open vs. Packers NEW YORK 8212 As Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks get to kick off the NFL's regular season by hosting the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 4.It's the third straight season the Packers have traveled to face the defending Super Bowl champions. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:29:00 EST Ramos slams Nanticoke to victory WEST PITTSTON 8212 As a freshman, Nanticoke's Leandra Ramos will have many more opportunities to top Wednesday's performance. Doing so will be quite a task. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:29:00 EST Northwest track remains unbeaten SHICKSHINNY 8212 Tyler Burger won four events 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles, 3200, and high jump as Northwest continued its undefeated season with a with over Holy Redeemer 119-31 in a boys track-and-field meet.Mike Lewis took the 1600 and 3200 for Northwest.BOYS... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:29:00 EST Coughlin baseball rallies in seventh PLAINS TWP. 8212 Coughlin rallied for five runs in the bottom of the seventh to pull out a dramatic 9-8 win over Wyoming Area on Wednesday at Hilldale Park in WVC baseball action.Down by four runs entering the frame, Coughlin 6-2 scored two to make it 8-6 with no outs, bringing... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:28:00 EST PSU fans plan new statue of Paterno STATE COLLEGE 8212 With one Joe Paterno statue in storage, fans of the late Penn State football coach are commissioning a new one to be placed across from the university.A State College restaurant owner says he's interested in having the new statue put in front of his establishment. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:28:00 EST Senators' Grant ready to face old team Facing a former team is nothing new to Binghamton defenseman Alex Grant.He's already done it twice this year. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:28:00 EST Petty returning after tragic loss CHARLOTTE, N.C. 8212 Richard Petty is scheduled to return to the race track this weekend for the first time since the March 25 death of his wife, Lynda. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:28:00 EST Flyers look to solve Rangers' shot-blockers NEW YORK 8212 Henrik Lundqvist was busy while stopping 31 of 32 Philadelphia shots that got through to him in the New York Rangers' Game 3 playoff win over the Flyers.Who knows how exhausted he would have been if not for the 28 drives that never penetrated the wall of defense that shielded him? Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:28:00 EST Columbus rallies for another OT win COLUMBUS, Ohio 8212 Brandon Dubinsky scored with 22.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Nick Foligno's wrist shot just inside the blue line 249 into the extra session gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:28:00 EST LeBron, Heat take 2-0 series lead MIAMI 8212 LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:28:00 EST Crestwood wins girls lacrosse thriller DALLAS 8212 Down 4-3 after a low scoring first half, Crestwood bounced back in the second and scored with less than four seconds to go to defeat Dallas 11-10 in Wyoming Valley Conference girls lacrosse on Wednesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:28:00 EST Giants win on 11th-inning grand slam DENVER 8212 Hector Sanchez hit two of San Francisco's six homers, including a grand slam in the 11th inning Wednesday that gave the Giants a wild 12-10 victory over the Colorado Rockies. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:28:00 EST Pineda ejected in Yankees loss BOSTON 8212 Michael Pineda was ejected for using a foreign substance less than two weeks after appearing to get away with it in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 5-1 on Wednesday night. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:28:00 EST WINNING ONE FOR THE SKIPPER MOOSIC 8212 Ever since Dave Miley played one game for Marc Bombard in 1986 in Tampa, the two managing icons have been good friends. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:01:00 EST