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CONTINUING THE TRADITION

April 15th

New Wilkes coach Metz draws from diverse background


Chilly lake will greet triathletes

Apr 16

On Sunday, I had a column about the area's newest triathlon — the Wally Man Triathlon.

Rain a blessing for Phillies, Braves

Apr 15

PHILADELPHIA — Rain gave a pair of depleted bullpens a little boost.

A season of frustration for Adelman, Wolves

Apr 15

MINNEAPOLIS — As the clock ticks down on the Minnesota Timberwolves' regular season finale on Wednesday night, one of the most quietly successful coaching careers the NBA has ever seen could be coming to a close right with...

Deng wins NBA citizenship award

Apr 15

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Luol Deng has never once forgotten home.

Top-seeded Pacers to rest starters in finale

Apr 15

INDIANAPOLIS — The Pacers finally have a chance to relax.

Marlins snap 8-game skid

Apr 15

MIAMI — Giancarlo Stanton tied a career high with five RBIs, including a three-run homer off Stephen Strasburg, and the Miami Marlins broke an eight-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals 11-2 Tuesday...

Yankees comfortable with current roster

Apr 15

NEW YORK — Despite a string of infield injuries, Yankees fans shouldn't expect New York to add free-agent Stephen Drew.

Selig calls replay start 'remarkable'

Apr 15

NEW YORK — Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport's new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks.

Lions set to face Ohio State in primetime

Apr 15

Once again, Penn State and Ohio State will be playing under the lights.

RailRiders snowed out

Apr 15

Snow, yes snow, postponed play between the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders and the Buffalo Bisons on Tuesday in Buffalo.

CONTINUING THE TRADITION

Apr 15

New Wilkes coach Metz draws from diverse background
WILKES-BARRE — Boston College is the job that jumps out the most on Izzi Metz's resume.But just as important to Wilkes is the one he held before that — at Hobart.

Panel says NCAA system must change

Apr 15

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A panel of college administrators agree the NCAA business model has to change to survive.

Va. State player pleads guilty in luncheon assault

Apr 15

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Virginia State football player pleaded guilty Tuesday to assaulting Winston-Salem State's starting quarterback during a November luncheon, the day before the teams were going to play for the league...

Memorial service marks Hillsborough anniversary

Apr 15

LIVERPOOL, England — Scarves donated by soccer clubs across the world were laid out in the center circle at Anfield, forming the shape of the number “96” beneath a blue sky on Tuesday.

Rupp Arena financing plan remains uncertain

Apr 15

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A last-minute proposal to insert state-backed bonding into the financing package to renovate Rupp Arena remained in limbo Tuesday as supporters tried to win over reluctant Republican senators on the final day of...

Nanticoke sweeps Hazleton Area

Apr 15

NANTICOKE — Ed Lukowski had 25 assists in Nanticoke's 3-0 win over Hazleton Area in Wyoming Valley Conference boys volleyball Tuesday.The Trojans won by scores of...

NHL PLAYOFFS PREVIEW CAPSULES

Apr 15

EASTERN CONFERENCEBOSTON (54-19-9) vs. DETROIT (39-28-15)SEASON...

Roy making right moves in first season

Apr 15

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Patrick Roy's fiery personality was on full display in the opening game when the Colorado coach got into a heated exchange with Anaheim, banging his hands again and again on the glass partition until it...

Penguins set goalie depth chart

Apr 15

Coach Dan Bylsma left little room for interpretation in terms of the Penguins' depth chart at goalie heading into the playoffs.

A quiet post-Masters for Watson

Apr 15

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Bubba Watson decided to keep his post-Masters victory more low key this year. Instead of going to New York for a media tour, he headed home to Orlando, Fla., and kept plans for a five-day vacation with his...

Michigan losing two to NBA

Apr 15

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III are skipping their last two seasons at Michigan to enter the NBA draft and chase a dream they've had since they were kids.

On the Mark

Apr 15

Perfect Alliance is back and leads the way in for two divisions of the Bobby Weiss Series tonight, featuring the three & four-year old trotting mares. After a week off, the Julie Miller trained trotter looks to resume her perfect season...

Changes to postseason have advantages

Apr 15

If you're having some trouble figuring out the NHL's new playoff format, you're not alone. A few Penguins players haven't quite nailed it down, either.

Franklin, Lions wrapping up spring

Apr 15

Spring ball is over. Monday began the heaviest film study and today the recruiting effort will kick back into gear as coaches hit the road.

Kearney's work paying off with DelVal

Apr 15

Mike Kearney is starting on the mound for the Delaware Valley baseball team.

Athlete of the Week

Apr 15

Michelle McNair
School: Hanover AreaGrade: SophomoreSport: SoftballPosition: Shortstop

Green jacket and golden moment for Bubba

Apr 15

AUGUSTA, Ga. — For all the crazy stunts Bubba Watson does for fun, the green jacket was off limits.

WVW baseball back in win column

Apr 15

KINGSTON — Looking to put a frustrating start to the season in the rearview, the Wyoming Valley West baseball team broke out on Monday, winning 13-3 over Tunkhannock in five innings at Spartan Stadium.

Nationals hand Marlins 8th straight loss

Apr 15

MIAMI — Jordan Zimmermann bounced back from the shortest start of his career to pitch seven innings and lead the Washington Nationals to a 9-2 win over the Miami Marlins, who endured their eighth loss in a row.

Redeemer holds off Hanover Area rally

Apr 15

KINGSTON — It's a moment catchers live for the first time they strap on the equipment — a play at the plate.

Flyers starting with clean slate

Apr 15

It began with a three-game skid so stale, so uninspiring that Peter Laviolette's head rolled just 6 days into a 195-day slog.

RailRiders lose another to the weather

Apr 15

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders continued to have problems with the weather on Monday as the team's scheduled road trip opener against the Buffalo Bisons was rained out. It's the fifth time already this season that the...

Red-hot Utley baits Marlins

Apr 13

PHILADELPHIA — Chase Utley extended his hot start with the tiebreaking homer among three hits, sparking the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday for a three-game sweep.

Another day in the dugout for Jeter

Apr 13

NEW YORK — Derek Jeter was out of the New York Yankees' lineup for the second consecutive day Sunday night after feeling tightness in his right quadriceps.

Pens third period collapse leads to loss

Apr 13

WILKES-BARRE TWP. – Up 2-0 going into the third period against the Toronto Marlies on Sunday, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins figured they were well on their way to another two points.

Watson's in the green again

Apr 13

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Bubba Watson's second Masters title was nothing like the green jacket he won two years ago.

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