News http://timesleader.com/section/feeds.rss Latest Stories from the Times Leader News en-us Copyright 2013 Civitas Media Another strong finish for Lions’ Lewis http://timesleader.com/news/psu/50939742/Another-strong-finish-for-Lions-Lewis Eugene Lewis beat his man to the spot on the goal line slant. The Boston College defender got a few fingertips on the pass anyway.That's how the last two months had gone for the former Wyoming Valley Conference star. Just a fraction off here and there, costing him some big plays. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:36:06 EST Comets’ ice Cole leader http://timesleader.com/news/hsfieldhockey/50930392/Comets-ice-Cole-leader There's always a level of calm when watching Casey Cole play field hockey.No matter how big the stakes, the Crestwood senior approaches every game situation with a measured intensity. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 18:51:07 EST No. 1 Kentucky holds off No. 4 Louisville 58-50 http://timesleader.com/news/basketball/50938933/College-Basketball-No.-1-Wildcats-hold-off-rival-Louisville LOUISVILLE, Ky. — There were moments when top-ranked Kentucky could have blinked against No. 4 Louisville with its veterans battling second-half foul trouble and shooting woes. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 22:57:23 EST Caught on Camera http://timesleader.com/news/outdoors/50916876/Caught-on-Camera Since we first ran photos of a pair of piebald fawns that John Duda photographed in his White Haven backyard, readers have asked for updates on if the fawns made it through deer season.They did. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 22:57:12 EST Chorney happy to be positive http://timesleader.com/news/penguins-sports/50929928/Chorney-happy-to-be-positive Taylor Chorney doesn't take much of the credit for his team-leading plus-15 rating. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 22:55:13 EST No baloney, Maloney leads Tigers http://timesleader.com/news/sports/50937124/No-baloney-Maloney-leads-Tigers EXETER — Four Tunkhannock players reached double figures led by Tony Maloney's 22 points as the Tigers topped Wyoming Area 72-56 on Saturday afternoon in boys basketball action.Eric Stramer's added 18 points for the Tigers, while Ryan Ell followed with 15 and Austin Yanora chipped in 13 points. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 22:55:11 EST Lions rally from Dieffenbach injury http://timesleader.com/news/psu/50936874/Lions-rally-from-Dieffenbach-injury NEW YORK — This was more than just a gut punch. It was a blow that Penn State almost didn't recover from.The Nittany Lions were driving at the end of the first quarter in Saturday's Pinstripe Bowl as Christian Hackenberg hit Chris Godwin for a third-down conversion. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 22:54:08 EST A fitting way to send out PSU seniors http://timesleader.com/news/psu/50939136/A-fitting-way-to-send-out-PSU-seniors NEW YORK — This time, it wasn't an 18-tackle game or making a play that helped save the day for Penn State that made Mike Hull smile.It wasn't even a dominating day for his Nittany Lions defense. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 22:53:10 EST Washington paces Royals to McGrane title http://timesleader.com/news/hsbasketball/50937494/Washington-paces-Royals-to-McGrane-title WILKES-BARRE — The Catholic Youth Center is supposed to be a neutral site for the annual Robert McGrane Boys Basketball Tournament.It doesn't work that way for Holy Redeemer's Darius Washington. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 22:53:07 EST Pens take away positives from loss http://timesleader.com/news/penguins-sports/50938875/Pens-take-away-positives-from-loss WILKES-BARRE TWP. – Of the 18 skaters who suited up for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Saturday, a third of them were in Wheeling when the season started.Four others were healthy scratches on opening night.And the Bridgeport Sound Tigers didn't mind one bit. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 22:52:15 EST Land and water, past and present, 2014 was a busy year http://timesleader.com/news/outdoors/50917737/Land-and-water-past-and-present-2014-was-a-busy-year There are no limits as to what to expect with the outdoors, and 2014 was no exception. The past year took us over the land and across the water for stories. We delved into the life of the snowshoe hare with a Pennsylvania Game Commission biologist, banded Canada geese and checked on wood duck boxes on the ponds of State Game Lands... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 22:44:05 EST Humphries, Pierce lead Wizards over Boston http://timesleader.com/news/nba/50939078/NBA-Wizards-nab-8th-win-in-last-10-games WASHINGTON — Kris Humphries scored 18 points, Paul Pierce had 17 and the Washington Wizards beat the Boston Celtics 101-88 on Saturday night. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 22:43:11 EST Authorities question Cubs’ Starlin Castro after shooting http://timesleader.com/news/mlb/50937876/MLB-Notebook-Authorities-question-Cubs-Castro-after-shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Authorities in the Dominican Republic questioned Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro after a nightclub shooting Saturday morning in which several people were injured. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 22:43:10 EST Arizona State beats Duke in wild Sun Bowl http://timesleader.com/news/football/50938406/College-Football-Bowl-Games-Arizona-State-beats-Duke-in-wild-Sun-Bowl EL PASO, Texas — Kalen Ballage returned a kickoff 96 yards to set up the winning score in No. 15 Arizona State's 36-31 victory over Duke on Saturday in the Sun Bowl. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 22:43:09 EST Devils replace DeBoer with 3-headed coaching staff http://timesleader.com/news/hockey/50938855/NHL-Notebook-Devils-replace-DeBoer-with-3-headed-coaching-staff 2 more Devils come down with mumpsEds: Updates with detailsNEW YORK (AP) — The New Jersey Devils are fielding a short-handed lineup in their first game with a new committee of coaches behind the bench. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 22:42:07 EST