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Concerts

THIS WEEK: Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2014Robin Trower, the British blues-rock guitarist. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. $27 advance; $32 day of show. 866-605-7325.Michale Graves Halloween, the former Misfits frontman known for his high-energy live shows and moving acoustical interpretations. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. $20. 570-325-0249.Q...

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Stage

THIS WEEK: Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2014The Rocky Horror Show, the campy musical and cult classic about a young couple who take shelter in a spooky mansion full of ghoulish and strange characters. Little Theatre, 537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Opens Friday, Oct. 24 with an opening-night gala and continues through Sunday, Nov. 2 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Special midnight performance Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1. $20. Special c...

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Outdoors

For Kids this week: Oct. 31 to Nov. 6Halloween Trick or Treat. Come to Community Park in Dupont where candy bags will be passed out to children. 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. 570-655-6216.Halloween Parade, the annual event along Main Street with trick-or-treat bags for all children and cash prizes for 20 costume winners. Followed by a “Trunk or Treat” at the parking lot of Wyoming Valley West High School in Plymouth. Friday, O...

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Reads

THIS WEEK: Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2014Forevermore: A Tribute to Edgar Allan Poe, a dramatic reading of four selected works performed by the American Readers Theatre Company. Grey Towers National Historic Site, 122 Old Owego Turnpike, Milford. 6 and 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. $20. 570-296-9625.Drew Magary, a talk by the acclaimed author of “The Postmortal,” about a future where a cure for aging is discovered. Abeloff Center for the P...

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Florida State remains perfect after late rally

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Jameis Winston threw three touchdowns to offset a three-interception start and Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over Louisville on Thursday night.Florida State overcame a 21-0 deficit for its 24th straight victory, with Cook giving the Seminoles the lead with a 38-yard run with 3:46 remaining.Out of sorts and on the verge of having its College Football Playoff prospects damaged, th...

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Added value to Old Shoe Game

Rewind to 2000. The site — Dallas’ football stadium.Lake-Lehman showed up that Saturday afternoon. The Black Knights were 2-6. They had given up a bundle of points while failing to score more than one touchdown four times. Dallas was 6-2. The Mountaineers had a strong offense and a stingy defense that held five opponents to 15 points or less.Final score — Lake-Lehman 12, Dallas 7. Goodbye District 2 Class 3A playoffs, hello Eastern Conference....

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Kozich brothers pave the way for Spartans success

PLYMOUTH — Their contributions to Wyoming Valley West’s football program started six years ago, when Jared and Jeremy Kozich served as water boys.And together, the brothers helped grow a golden era of success for the Spartans.The senior offensive linemen are thirsting for one last memorable home win as the two starting offensive linemen lead the charge onto Spartan Stadium when Wyoming Valley West wraps up its home schedule against Williamsport at 7 p.m. toni...

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Royals win 8th straight district title

WILKES-BARRE — Kassie Schinski has been waiting one year for this.And the Holy Redeemer junior made sure every play counted.The outside hitter was golden behind the service line, and her play in the back row might have been even better as Holy Redeemer captured its eighth straight District 2 Class 2A championship with a 3-0 victory over Dunmore Thursday at Wilkes’ Marts Center.Redeemer, which is an amazing 166-0 against District 2 competition since...

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Spartans fall short in bid for D2 title

SCRANTON — Up until the final seconds were ticking off the clock, Wyoming Valley West kept packing on the pressure trying for the equalizer.The Abington Heights defense didn’t help the Spartans in the tense situation kicking several balls out of play and hanging on for a 1-0 victory in the District 2 Class 3A championship game at Scranton High School.“We just kinda pounded it down their throat for a little while there,” Valley West coach Charlie W...

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Patriots shut out Millionaires to win D2 title

KINGSTON — A last second decision led to the biggest win in school history.With 13 minutes to play in the first half, Pittston Area’s Katelyn Pugliese took a direct kick from about 25 yards out against Williamsport in the PIAA District 2/4 Class AAA girls soccer title game. At first, she was thinking of going far post and trying to set up one of her teammates.Right before the kick, Pugliese decided otherwise. She went top shelf and scored the...

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