News Latest Stories from the Times Leader News en-us Copyright 2013 Civitas Media Suprise finishes bring WVC medal total to 19 at PIAA Track and Field Championships The victory was so unexpected, so astonishing, not even the gold medal guys who made up the Meyers short relay team knew how they pulled off a state championship run.“I don't know,” Raheem Twyman shrugged while walking around in a state of near-shock. Sun, 24 May 2015 23:20:16 EST WVC medal count from state track and field championships WVC State Medal CountClass 2ATyler Burger, Northwest, 4: Gold, 300 meter hurdles; Silver, 100 meter hurdles; 6th, long jump; 6th, 1600 meter relay (with Austin Mazonkey, Tanner Kennedy and Zach Briggs) Sun, 24 May 2015 23:20:12 EST Tracking Wyoming Valley Conference athletes at states Results of WVC competitorsin PIAA Track and Field championshipsCLASS 2ABOYS Sun, 24 May 2015 23:15:20 EST Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win INDIANAPOLIS — His career at a crossroads, his confidence shot, Juan Pablo Montoya received a lifeline from The Captain. Sun, 24 May 2015 23:15:15 EST Stamkos provides lift as Lightning beat Rangers NEW YORK — Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory Sunday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. Sun, 24 May 2015 23:15:14 EST Carl Edwards races to first victory for new JGR team CONCORD, N.C. — Carl Edwards won for the first time in two seasons — and the first time since joining Joe Gibbs Racing — moving in front 20 laps from the end to take the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night. Sun, 24 May 2015 23:15:11 EST Clutch final par gives Kirk win at Colonial FORT WORTH, Texas — Chris Kirk was prepared to need a putt for a playoff at Colonial.No extra holes were necessary Sunday for Kirk to get his fourth PGA Tour victory. Sun, 24 May 2015 22:50:13 EST Pitching propels WVC squads into D2 baseball finals Three Wyoming Valley Conference baseball teams have reached this point. And they all did it without allowing a single run between them in the postseason.Not too bad of an entrance to the biggest day on the local baseball calendar — today's four-game District 2 championship celebration at PNC Field in Moosic. Sun, 24 May 2015 19:50:11 EST RailRiders drop slugfest to Durham MOOSIC — In a act of patriotism, the RailRiders worse special stars and stripes jerseys for Sunday's game in observance of Memorial Day.It's the first of three times this season that Scranton/Wilkes-Barre will don the American Flag-themed tops. Sun, 24 May 2015 17:45:11 EST Abington Heights tops North Pocono, advances to District 2 Class 3A baseball title game COVINGTON TWP. — When Abington Heights pitcher Tyler Ksiazek struck out all three North Pocono batters in the bottom of the first inning, catcher Zach Campbell had a feeling there would be more success to follow. Sun, 24 May 2015 09:10:19 EST Dallas boys lacrosse falls to Crestwood to end district playoff run DALLAS TWP. — Dallas made it to its fifth straight District 2 boys lacrosse championship game and gave its best shot to date before falling short against visiting Crestwood, 14-9, in Thursday night's championship game. Sun, 24 May 2015 09:10:12 EST Last of Greater Pittston athletes place at track state meet SHIPPENSBURG – Pittston Area's Olivia Giambra finished 22nd and Wyoming Area's Marcyssa Brown was 24th in the state in the triple jump Saturday afternoon, May 23. Sun, 24 May 2015 09:05:12 EST