News http://timesleader.com/section/feeds.rss Latest Stories from the Times Leader News en-us Copyright 2013 Civitas Media Dallas could name head football coach Monday night http://timesleader.com/news/hsfootball-sports/151609594/Dallas-could-name-coach-tonight If all goes as planned, Dallas will have a new football coach appointed at Monday night's school board meeting. The finalists, according to numerous sources, are former Dallas coach Ted Jackson, former King's College coach Rich Mannello and former Pittston Area coach Lon Hazlet. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 16:55:14 EST Confusion among shared Wyoming Valley Conference Division I wrestling champs http://timesleader.com/news/hswrestling/151611125/Confusion-among-shared-champs If anything was settled in terms of the Wyoming Valley Conference Division I three-team tie it's that not much was settled at the District 2 Class 3A Duals Tournament.Sounds confusing right? Sun, 1 Feb 2015 16:55:12 EST Ice fishing derby draws crowd http://timesleader.com/news/outdoors/151607671/Ice-fishing-derby-draws-crowd FRANKLIN TWP. — Paige Holgate forgot all about how cold it was when she saw the flag of her tip-up spring into the air. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 23:45:17 EST Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins squander two-goal lead, lose 6-2 to Lehigh Valley http://timesleader.com/news/penguins-sports/151610792/Penguins-cant-answer-Phantoms WILKES-BARRE TWP. — During a 15-minute stretch in Saturday's game against Lehigh Valley, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins limited the Phantoms to just two shots.And both were goals. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 23:00:12 EST Sheary’s offense thriving in Pens system http://timesleader.com/news/penguins-sports/151583251/Shearys-offense-thriving-in-Pens-system Conor Sheary's team-leading 13 goals this season are the result of a balancing act. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:30:11 EST Damian Clark paces Coughlin past Tunkhannock http://timesleader.com/news/sports/151607956/Clark-paces-Coughlin-past-Tunkhannock TUNKHANNOCK — Damian Clark scored 22 points and Jose Rivera added 17 as Coughlin defeated Tunkhannock 66-58 Saturday afternoon in Wyoming Valley Conference Division I boys basketball.Tony Maloney netted 25 for Tunkhannock.Meyers 66, MMI Prep 51 Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:25:11 EST Times Leader’s Super Bowl picks http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/151522252/Times-Leaders-Super-Bowl-picks Super Bowl XLIX kicks off today when the New England Patriots square off against the Seattle Seahawks at 6:30 p.m. on NBC. The Seahawks are looking to defend their title, while the Patriots are out for their fourth Super Bowl title.So which team is going to win? Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:20:27 EST Berwick coach George Curry has seen many changes in his five decades of football http://timesleader.com/news/hsfootball/151592035/Curry-sees-change-in-his-5-decades-of-football When a guy has coached so long that his grandson becomes his quarterback, he's seen plenty of changes in football.That guy would be Berwick coach George Curry, who coached his first high school game the same year of the first Super Bowl in 1967. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:20:26 EST Nanticoke Area staves off Wyoming Area http://timesleader.com/news/hsbasketball/151608859/Trojans-stave-off-Wyoming-Area EXETER — An upset-minded opponent, a sloppy ball-handling night and an erratic offense all threatened to knock Nanticoke Area right off its game.But a determined defensive effort sent the Trojans off in triumph.Nanticoke Area got 14 points from... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:20:25 EST Sem clubs No. 1 Blair http://timesleader.com/news/hswrestling/151610867/Sem-clubs-No.-1-Blair KINGSTON — For many years, decades even, Blair Academy has been a nemesis for Wyoming Seminary.A little less than a year ago, the Blue Knights finally overcame the Buccaneers by dethroning them as the national champions. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:20:23 EST Huertero’s pin caps off championship for Meyers http://timesleader.com/news/hswrestling/151610669/Huerteros-pin-caps-off-championship-for-Meyers WILKES-BARRE – Squeeze hard, and roll him on his back.Those were the only thoughts going through Kevin Huertero's mind.The situation was simple. The Mohawks trailed Western Wayne by five with only Huertero's bout left. The 126-pounder needed a pin to win. It's as simple as that. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:20:20 EST Hazleton Area Wrestling last 3A team standing at District 2 Duals http://timesleader.com/news/hswrestling/151606340/Cougars-last-3A-team-lef-standing WILKES-BARRE — Hazleton Area entered the District 2 Class 3A Duals Tournament as the No. 3 seed from the Wyoming Valley Conference. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:20:18 EST Making the Team http://timesleader.com/news/penguins-sports/151575718/Making-the-Team Throughout their careers, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguin players had to prove themselves at various levels and tryout for a team or two. Not every tryout went their way and the experience often provided a learning lesson that would be applied throughout their careers. Each week we'll ask a Penguin player to look back at some of their... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:20:16 EST Pens in the NHL http://timesleader.com/news/penguins-sports/151584570/Pens-in-the-NHL A weekly look at how former Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are performing in the NHL:Player: Devan DubnykTeam: Minnesota WildPlayed with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton: 2006-07 Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:20:13 EST Caught on Camera http://timesleader.com/news/outdoors/151590273/Caught-on-Camera This photo, sent in by Philip Mathers is a reminder of warmer times as we endure the middle of winter. Mathers captured the image with a trail camera set up in Kingston Township last Oct. 29. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 22:10:13 EST