News http://timesleader.com/section/feeds.rss 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 http://timesleader.com/news/hstrackfield/153691396/Pulling-off-a-few-surprises 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 http://timesleader.com/news/hstrackfield/153690250/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 http://timesleader.com/news/hstrackfield/153690112/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 http://timesleader.com/news/autoracing/153693742/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 http://timesleader.com/news/hockey/153695834/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 http://timesleader.com/news/autoracing/153695888/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 http://timesleader.com/news/golf/153694601/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 http://timesleader.com/news/hsbaseball/153651634/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 http://timesleader.com/news/yankees/153689841/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 http://timesleader.com/news/home_top-sports/153679927/Comets-advance-to-district-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 http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/153689322/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 http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/153689315/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