The first win is out of the way and Misericordia enters the 2014 season having not lost a game now in more than nine months.
SAN DIEGO — Abington Heights 2009 graduate Cory Spangenberg had a two-run single for his first big league hit and Tyson Ross pitched six strong innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on...
ATLANTA — On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter.
MOOSIC — Don't try to convince Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders catcher Austin Romine the final games of a lost Triple-A season were a lost cause.Don't tell that to the RailRiders pitching staff, either.
Even in spite of Dallas' Wyoming Valley Conference title, the Mountaineers entered the state playoffs last year as gigantic underdogs. District 3 continually churned out quality teams that had lashed WVC girls soccer teams at states, and the...
Good things come to those who wait. After waiting out a rain delay that lasted two hours, ten minutes on Sunday and forced the game's continuation Monday morning, the RailRiders pulled out a 2-1 victory over Lehigh Valley, then posted a 4-1...
It's no secret why the Wyoming Valley Conference boys soccer league realigned for the 2014 season.
Wyoming Valley Conference Boys Soccer CapsulesDIVISION I (Class 3A)Hazleton AreaCoach: Rob Schoener, 3rd season
The King's College football team is coming off its best season in seven years.
Casey Eichfeld is the only man to represent the United States in the Olympics in both singles and doubles canoes.
MOOSIC — A struggle with the tarp ultimately forced the suspension of Sunday's next-to-last game of the season for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
Another season of high school tennis kicks into full gear this week and this season could be full of surprises. Last year's 3A WVC champions, Crestwood, lost all seven starters from last year's 12-4 team. Despite losing last year's...
NEW YORK — Roger Federer regrouped after a fortuitously timed rain delay to move on at the U.S. Open in four sets.
HAMPTON, Ga. — Tony Stewart's return to the track has ended only a little over halfway through his race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
BILBAO, Spain — They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier.Instead, the Americans were the ones on the ropes for nearly three quarters.
WACO, Texas — RG3 in bronze and boats on the water at Baylor.Before the 10th-ranked Bears played their first game at McLane Stadium on Sunday night, a 9 1/2-foot bronze statue of Robert Griffin III was unveiled.
NEW YORK — Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.
DALLAS TWP. — That darn whistle. Every time it blew during a scrimmage to protect the quarterback from harm, that was it. Dallas' Matt Harrison had no opportunity to improvise.
CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights' senior Jake Henzes opened the scoring with a 49-yard punt return touchdown and added the final blow with a 49-yard touchdown catch with under four minutes remaining in the fourth quarter to key Abington...
Erica Johnson thought climbing the Appalachian Mountains on a bike was challenging … until she hit the Rocky Mountains.
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is going to throw everything it can at Lake Jean.
DUNMORE — The emphasis has been on defense. Apparently, the Holy Redeemer players have been paying close attention to head coach Scott Dennis.
DALLAS TWP. — Dominic Hockenbury was sure he was going to do really well on Saturday at Letterkenny Fields in the 40th annual Cliff Robbins Sr. Memorial High School Invitational Cross Country Races Varsity Boys 5K Run.
Twenty-five years ago, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons stepped on the field for the first time. In honor of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre franchise's 25th year anniversary, The Times Leader counted down the Top 25 memorable moments in its...
HAZLETON — Kara Sanford scored her second goal of the game 2:10 into overtime Saturday, lifting Hazleton Area to a 4-3 victory over Easton at Harman Geist Stadium.
The trade deadline passed last month and the waiver trade deadline will arrive today.With those deadlines over, any help the Yankees will receive will come from their minor leagues, mostly from players on the 40-man roster.
It's the equivalent of the first day of trout season, somewhat.
Former Luzerne County deputy wildlife conservation officer Thomas P. Grohol has been named the new director for the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Bureau of Wildlife Protection.
Doug Gross' words stuck with me.
The Stanley Cooper Sr. Chapter of Trout Unlimited will kick off thir 28th year of chapter meetings beginning Tuesday Sept. 9 with guest speaker Mike O'Brien. Mike is the co founder of the monthly Mid Atlantic...
Highlights of recent sightings conducted throughout northeastern Pennsylvania by area birders. For a complete list along with area hot spots, visit the Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society website at:...
Bass tournament results and standings. To submit results, email them to firstname.lastname@example.orgHarveys Lake Wednesday Night Bass Tournament
Nick Wagner set out one evening earlier this month to put up his trail camera, but luckily, he also had his handheld camera. Wagner encountered this fisher and was able to snap a shot as the furbearer gave him a stare.
Cam Perkins lined an RBI single off outfielder Taylor Dugas in the bottom of the 11th inning Saturday as the Lehigh Valley IronPigs swept a two-game series against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders at Coca-Cola Park.
ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. Coach Jeff Fisher repeated over and over that it was purely a football decision.
BALTIMORE — Redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett threw for 226 yards and two touchdowns in his college debut, and No. 5 Ohio State got their 25th consecutive regular-season victory with a 34-17 win over Navy.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Everett Golson threw touchdown passes of 75 and 53 yards and ran for three more scores in his return after missing the 2013 season for academic impropriety, leading No. 17 Notre Dame to a 48-17 victory over Rice on...
NORTON, Mass. — With an orange ribbon on his hat and nine birdies on his card, Matt Kuchar pulled within a shot of the lead Saturday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Not that he needed a reminder, but a message posted on the scoring table...
NEW YORK — Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was stunned in the third round of the U.S. Open by a scrambling, moon-balling qualifier ranked No. 145.
Cage tourneyThe Rock Rec Center will hold its second annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Saturday, Sept. 6. The tournament is open to girls and boys in fourth through 12th grades.
Penn State's opener couldn't have had more drama. And we're not talking about volcanoes.
WRIGHT TWP. — The burden was on the other sideline all night Friday, just the way Crestwood wanted it.And while Berwick was able to throw a scare into the Comets at times, it...
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NANTICOKE — Brett Hepler's contribution to getting Susquehanna the halftime lead was subtle.
LEHMAN TWP. – Vic Mallory read the papers. He saw the predictions.OK, maybe he didn't read all the scores, but he got the gist.
The first game of the James Franklin era is finally here. Of all of the unknowns surrounding this 2014 Penn State team, there's one thing that's certain.
KINGSTON — Brady Davison took over for a pretty established quarterback heading into the 2014 Wyoming Valley West season.
HAZLETON — As usual, a traditionally-powerful ground game led by new faces got the Coughlin Crusaders off to a strong start.
SHICKSHINNY — Lakeland scored a pair of late fourth-quarter touchdowns to break open a scoreless game and defeat Northwest, 14-6, in a non-conference high school football game Friday night.
CARBONDALE — Hanover Area used a balanced offensive attack to keep Carbondale off balance and roll to a 51-6 win over Carbondale in a nonleague game Friday night.