MOOSIC — After missing nearly a month of game action, Masahiro Tanaka really wasn't looking for anything special.
WILKES-BARRE — With some of the Wyoming Valley's biggest Penn State fans in front of him, James Franklin decided to have a little fun with a captive audience.
DALLAS — It's hard to defend a title one time. Just imagine defending it multiple times.Well, Holy Redeemer made it look pretty easy Thursday night at Dallas High School.
HANOVER TWP. – Hanover Area hurler Kyle Kowalski may never top this game in high school career, certainly at this stage. Mid Valley starter Alex Varaksa will surely remember mowing down the Hawkeye lineup for nine innings.
WILKES-BARRE — In his second visit to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area, Penn State wrestling coach Cael Sanderson was honest about his knowledge of Wilkes-Barre and certain professional wrestling moves.
EXETER — Wyoming Area found a way to get runners into scoring position in four out of seven innings Thursday afternoon, including the last two.
UNION TWP. — The Northwest Area School Board hired a new varsity boys' basketball coach on Wednesday night.
KINGSTON — They might have been tempted to come out swinging.
ARCHBALD — Joyce Tinner was out of the dugout immediately after the game's biggest hit Wednesday afternoon.
HAZLETON — At one point, it began too much for the Scranton High School student section to bear.
WILKES-BARRE — On the verge of yet another mercy rule victory, things suddenly went haywire for Holy Redeemer in the fifth inning Wednesday.
Jenna Lipowski ripped a two-run double in the bottom of the sixth inning and Miranda Bohn pitched two hitless innings of relief as Nanticoke Area came back for a dramatic 2-1 victory over Pittston Area in a District 2 Class 3A softball quarterfinal...
MOOSIC — In the opening game of the homestand at PNC Field earlier in the week, the RailRiders shutout one of the top offenses in the International League.
Everyone on Penn State's spring roster returned to campus as expected for the start of summer session classes this week. One, however, is no longer on the team.
Field hockey official Robyn Jones, left, and Wyoming Valley Field Hockey Officials' Association President Devon Holcomb, right, present scholarship checks to Hazleton Area's Madison Reed, second from left, GAR's Brea Seabrook, and...
King's College's Scandlon Center is getting a bold, new look.The resurfacing of the McGrane Gymnasium hardwood floor has begun.
WASHINGTON — Cleanup hitter Bryce Harper and manager Matt Williams were both ejected in the third inning Wednesday night, but the Washington Nationals came back to beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Denard Span's tiebreaking RBI single in...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speedway Motorsports Executive Chairman Bruton Smith and two-time Sprint Cup champion Terry Labonte topped the newest group of five headed to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
ATLANTA — LeBron James scored 31 points and J.R. Smith made eight 3-pointers and added 28, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers past the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks 97-89 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night.
TAMPA, Fla. — Nikita Kucherov scored 3:33 into overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 6-5 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.
CHICAGO — The top four defensemen for the Chicago Blackhawks carried a heavy load in the first two games of the Western Conference finals. A couple of Chicago's biggest stars were shut out in Anaheim, and the Ducks' fourth line...
FORT WORTH, Texas — Jordan Spieth occasionally pulls that green jacket out of his closet and holds it like the great trophy that it is.
NEW YORK — Now that Alex Rodriguez has more home runs than lawsuits, the New York Yankees are happy with him.
HANOVER TWP. — Eventually, Hanover Area is going to give up a run.Probably.For now, a youthful Hawkeyes team is just enjoying the ride.
WILKES-BARRE – One year later, same story in District 2 Class 2A volleyball.
Everett Golson came oh-so close to beating Florida State with Notre Dame last year.Now, he has another chance for victory at Doak Campbell Stadium — only this time, he'll be playing for the home team.
NEW YORK — The Minnesota Timberwolves won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, the first time since 2004 the team with the worst record won the No. 1 pick.
WEST PITTSTON — Wyoming Area made full use of all of its outs Tuesday afternoon.
ROSEMONT, Ill. — Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith had high praise for college football's playoff system — and a warning to the NCAA about adding another round.More bandages will be needed.
LEHMAN TWP. – Hopelessness turned into opportunity. Opportunity turned into despair. Despair turned into elation.
BERWICK — Berwick used a six-run third inning to take control and defeat West Scranton 10-0 in five innings Tuesday in a District 2 Class 3A first-round softball game.
WASHINGTON — Ryan Zimmerman's two-run shot with two outs in the 10th inning off Yankees closer Andrew Miller, who hadn't allowed a run this season, lifted the Washington Nationals to an 8-6 comeback victory over AL East-leading New...
ATLANTA — The Cleveland Cavaliers could only watch enviously as LeBron James made a run at another NBA title in Miami.The Atlanta Hawks were trying to move on after a tough loss in the opening round of the playoffs.
Temple University junior Brandon Matthews came up short in his bid to qualify for the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships.
DETROIT — Looking no worse for wear a couple days after his car flipped through the air at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Ed Carpenter sized up next weekend's big race.
LAS VEGAS — Boxing fans across the country and their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. a fraud and want their money back, and then some.
CLARKS SUMMIT — Taylor Baloga and Mindina Lieback were each 2 for 4 as Pittston Area scored three early runs and held on for a 3-1 win Monday over Abington Heights in District 2 Class 3A softball.
MOOSIC —The last 12 meetings between Charlotte and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre consisted of the teams combining for an average of 12.25 runs per game.
HAZLETON — The lightning bolt didn't flash at Monday's most dramatic moment. But it still prolonged the tension in Hazleton Area's playoff opener.
DALLAS — Marred in a batting slump, Dallas' Sadie Trudgen didn't even get to bat in the regular-season finale against Tunkhannock. She made up for lost time Monday in a huge way.
SCRANTON — With a simultaneous goal by Scranton Prep and a call from an official, Dallas fell behind for the second time and went shorthanded for the fifth time early in the second half of Monday's District 2 boys lacrosse...
2015 District 2 WVC Lacrosse All-Conference TeamOffensive Player of the Year: Nick Pampalone, Delaware Valley
Conor Sheary shrugged when asked about his hot play in the postseason and summed it up simply.“I just kind of had a hot stick,” Sheary said before packing up and heading home for the summer last Thursday.
He had made his decision back in February. But Monday was the first time Penn State could acknowledge that Kevin Reihner had come home.
The most thrilling hurdles run of Raheem Twyman's life didn't just beat his Wyoming Valley Conference nemesis and three-time defending champion Tyler Burger for the District 2 gold medal.
The thread sticking out of Bobby Farnham's bottom lip is a reminder of a stubborn wound that won't heal.
One thing's for certain when the District 2 softball playoffs begin today — uncertainty.In other words, all four championships are wide open with each containing several teams capable of winning titles.
WILKES-BARRE — Jeff Skwierz ran away from the field to capture overall honors and Emily Bell scored a come-from-behind victory in the women's division in the River Street 3 Mile Run on Sunday.
Rob Refsnyder launched a pair of home runs and Miguel Sulbaran authored a successful debut as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders shutout the Durham Bulls 5-0 on Sunday afternoon at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
The Nanticoke Area boys' volleyball team is heading back to states.