News http://timesleader.com/section/feeds.rss Latest Stories from the Times Leader News en-us Copyright 2013 Civitas Media Dupont native Brandon Matthews selected to compete at NCAA Men’s Golf Championships http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/153318897/Matthews-selected-to-compete-at-NCAA-Championships PHILADELPHIA — Dupont native and Temple University junior golfer Brandon Matthews has been selected to compete as an individual at the 2015 NCAA Men's Golf Championships. Wed, 6 May 2015 16:40:16 EST Wyoming Area Alumni Golf Tournament set for July 25 at Four Seasons in Exeter http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/153337124/Wyoming-Area-Alumni-Golf-Tournament-set-for-July-25-at-Four-Seasons-in-Exeter EXETER — The Wyoming Area Football Alumni Open will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 25 at Four Seasons Golf Club. Wed, 6 May 2015 16:10:11 EST Dallas holds off Lake-Lehman in baseball http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/153344520/Dallas-holds-off-Lake-Lehman-in-baseball DALLAS — Dallas withstood a late rally Monday afternoon to complete a sweep of the season baseball series with rival Lake-Lehman by hanging on for a 7-6 victory.The Mountaineers had a six-run lead in the Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 game before Lake-Lehman scored five times in the top of the sixth inning. Wed, 6 May 2015 16:00:15 EST Bike ride in memory of Spencer Martin supports Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity http://timesleader.com/news/news-sports/153289928/Riding-for-Habitat LEHMAN TWP. — Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity and the cycling community came together on May 3 in the biggest special event fund raiser of the year for the charitable organization that provides affordable homes for families in need. Wed, 6 May 2015 15:15:13 EST Elm Street Sportsmen’s Club meeting Sunday, May 10 at Polish American Citizens Club http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/153337299/Elm-Street-Sportsmens-Club-meeting-Sunday-May-10-at-Polish-American-Citizens-Club DUPONT — The Elm St. Sportsmen's Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 10 at the Polish American Citizens Club. John Lizak will preside. Wed, 6 May 2015 15:00:11 EST Dallas High School tennis team reaches semis before falling http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/153335097/Mountaineers-reach-tennis-semifinals-before-falling Weather extended the team portion of the Dallas boys tennis season three more days.The Mountaineers added another day to the schedule themselves with an upset win before falling to eventual District 2 Class AA champion Scranton Prep. Wed, 6 May 2015 12:15:11 EST Katie Kravitsky’s high jump lifts Dallas over Pittston Area in girls track and field http://timesleader.com/news/hstrackfield/153328611/Kravitskys-high-jump-lifts-Dallas-over-Pittston-Area DALLAS — The track had been shut down for the night – and, for competitive purposes, the season.The Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 girls track and field title was still to be decided in the final event of the final meet of the regular season. Wed, 6 May 2015 00:00:15 EST Nanticoke volleyball sweeps Hazleton http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/153322339/Nanticoke-volleyball-sweeps-Hazleton Eddie Lukowski had 27 assists to go with his three kills, two blocks, three digs and two aces as Nanticoke beat Hazleton Area 3-0 on Tuesday in WVC boys volleyball play.The Trojans won by scores of 25-12, 25-7, 25-12 to improve to 9-2 in the league. Tue, 5 May 2015 23:45:26 EST Hazleton Area boys track tops Tunkhannock http://timesleader.com/news/hstrackfield/153322324/HIGH-SCHOOL-TRACK-Hazleton-Area-tops-Tunkhannock Stefan Scalleat finished first in the 100- and 200-meter dashes and was part of the first-place 400 relay as Hazleton Area rolled past Tunkhannock 86.5-63.5 in Wyoming Valley Conference boys track Tuesday. Tue, 5 May 2015 23:45:24 EST Local schedule http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/153323812/Local-schedule Wednesday, May 6IL BASEBALLGwinnett at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 10:35 a.m.HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL(4:15 p.m.)Pittston Area at Hazleton AreaTunkhannock at Lake-LehmanWyoming Area at Dallas Tue, 5 May 2015 23:45:22 EST Scranton/Wilkes-Barre bats silenced by Atlanta Braves prospect Matt Wisler http://timesleader.com/news/yankees/153322502/SWB-bats-silenced-by-prospect-Wisler MOOSIC — Less than a week ago, the RailRiders faced Gwinnett right-hander Matt Wisler and lit up the 22-year-old prospect.Wisler, who was acquired by the Braves from San Diego in the Craig Kimbrel trade prior to the start of the season, allowed seven runs to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in just 4 1/3 innings on April 29. Tue, 5 May 2015 23:45:12 EST Wyoming Seminary falls District 2 Class 2A Boys Tennis Team Championship http://timesleader.com/news/hstennis/153325837/Seminary-falls-in-district-tennis-final WILKES-BARRE — Parity is not tennis' strong suit. Tue, 5 May 2015 23:40:20 EST Wyoming Area girls, boys cap off unbeaten season with claim to WVC track titles http://timesleader.com/news/hstrackfield/153327433/Twice-is-nice-for-Wyoming-Area LEHMAN TWP. — At some point during the season, Wyoming Area coach Joe Pizano noticed a new attitude enveloping his girls track and field team.It revolved around a sudden quest for perfection. Tue, 5 May 2015 23:40:11 EST Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins face biggest challenge yet in AHL Playoffs http://timesleader.com/news/penguins-sports/153303633/Pens-ready-for-their-biggest-challenge-yet Bobby Farnham knows a thing or two about facing the reigning AHL MVP.During his four years at Brown University, Farnham's team frequently squared off against Yale and Brian O'Neill. Tue, 5 May 2015 23:05:13 EST Sleepless nights for Woods over Vonn split, father’s death http://timesleader.com/news/golf/153324684/Sleepless-nights-for-Woods-over-Vonn-split-fathers-death PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Tiger Woods felt rusty and tired Tuesday at The Players Championship — rust because he has played one tournament in three months, fatigue because of his personal life.He said only part of that was breaking up with Lindsey Vonn. Tue, 5 May 2015 22:50:12 EST