Fast start carries Abington Heights past Dallas in D2-5A boys hoops semifinal

Fast start carries Abington Heights past Dallas in D2-5A boys hoops semifinal

SCRANTON — Abington Heights limited Dallas to 13 first-half points and rolled to a 61-42 win over the Mountaineers in a District 2 Class 5A boys...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Jeff Bennett, R.J. Driscoll hoping for District 2 Class 2A gold

Jeff Bennett, R.J. Driscoll hoping for District 2 Class 2A gold

WILKES-BARRE — Each one had a bad taste in his mouth.For Jeff Bennett, admittedly, it wasn’t quite his best showing at the regional tourna...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Outdoor expo continues through Sunday at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Outdoor expo continues through Sunday at Mohegan Sun Pocono

PLAINS TWP. — It was a night out for Hunter Kreig and his dad, Hank. The father and son enjoy the outdoors, so spending a 70-degree day together...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Pittston Area finds its stride at District 2 Class 3A Championships

Pittston Area finds its stride at District 2 Class 3A Championships

WILKES-BARRE — It’s been a down year for the Pittston Area team.For the second straight season, the Patriots missed the District 2 Class 3...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Misericordia faces DeSales for Freedom Conference men’s basketball title

Misericordia faces DeSales for Freedom Conference men’s basketball title

Things have been going pretty well for Misericordia basketball. Five straight wins. Home-court advantage for the conference finals. An award for the l...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Baby Bombers Watch: Young bats power New York Yankees in opener

Baby Bombers Watch: Young bats power New York Yankees in opener

It’s been five months, but the wait for New York Yankees baseball is over.The Yankees took the field at George M. Steinbrenner Field for the fir...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Injured 76ers rookie Ben Simmons won’t play this season

Injured 76ers rookie Ben Simmons won’t play this season

CAMDEN, N.J. — Ben Simmons won’t make his NBA debut this season.His surgically repaired right foot hasn’t healed sufficiently for th...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Dallas, Holy Redeemer looking strong for District 2 diving championships

Dallas, Holy Redeemer looking strong for District 2 diving championships

Paul Mierzwa was supposed to dial down his coaching role after his daughter graduated two years ago. Instead, he finds himself coaching two teams with...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


District 2 wrestling spotlight shines on 132-pound brackets

District 2 wrestling spotlight shines on 132-pound brackets

Every year, there is at least one bracket in the District 2 Wrestling Tournament that catches the attention of wrestlers, coaches and fans from all ov...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Times Leader Sports Report: There’s no podcast like this podcast

Times Leader Sports Report: There’s no podcast like this podcast

WILKES-BARRE — In the latest Times Leader Sports Report podcast, host DJ Eberle and John Erzar, Derek Levarse, Tom Venesky and Joe Soprano discu...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |