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Wilkes University biology group conducting grassland habitat study

July 24th

Wilkes conducting grassland habitat study


Could Bear Grylls film in PA?

July 23rd

‘Man vs. Wild’ host tackles new project


D2 wrestling all-star team competes at top offseason events

July 12th

D2 wrestling all-star team competes at top offseason events


Brandon McCarthy, Yankees top Texas for 6th win in 7 games

Jul 24

NEW YORK — Brandon McCarthy threw six more solid innings, fellow newcomer Chase Headley delivered another timely hit and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 Thursday for their sixth win in seven games.

Taiwan sweeps US in first day of LPGA International Crown

Jul 24

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — A winless day left the top-seeded United States with the feeling there's nothing left to lose in their quest to capture the International Crown

Kingston/Forty Fort Junior Softball loses state game

Jul 24

BERWYN — Kingston/Forty Fort moved to the elimination bracket after being shutout by Section 2 champ West Point 9-0 Thursday in the Little League Junior Softball state tournament at Berwyn-Paoli Little...

Wilkes University biology group conducting grassland habitat study

Jul 24

Wilkes conducting grassland habitat study
HUNLOCK CREEK - Members of Wilkes University research team converged across expansive farm fields on Thursday morning and netted insects, caught birds and collected vegetation.

Phils' Cole Hamels masterful in Phillies win over Giants

Jul 24

PHILADELPHIA — The 90th strike fired by Cole Hamels was an 85-mph changeup that darted to a precise spot, low and away from Michael Morse. The San Francisco outfielder flailed at Hamels' signature offering. Hamels, who has...

Pucker up! NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Brickyard

Jul 24

INDIANAPOLIS — Dale Jarrett loved his win so much he had to celebrate it with a kiss.

Could Bear Grylls film in PA?

Jul 23

'Man vs. Wild' host tackles new project
Bear Grylls spoke on a cell phone while ducked under a fallen tree during a rainstorm in a cove along the coast of England.

Evan McCue and Chris Nixon help Swoyersville fend off Nanticoke for PA American Legion Region 5 baseball title

Jul 23

Hard charge by Nanticoke gets nixed in championship
MANSFIELD — One big game by Nanticoke standout Mike Bugonovicz in the regional finals slapped Swoyersville with its first loss of the season.Evan McCue wasn't going to let it happen again.

BMA falls to Red Land in Little League tourney

Jul 23

SKIPPACK — Let those other managers play small ball, utilize the hit and run and hit behind the runner.

RailRiders surge spoiled by rain

Jul 23

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Rain spoiled Zoilo Almonte's big day after just two at-bats. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre led the Gwinnett Braves 8-0 through 2 2/3 innings; however, umpires were forced to suspend the game after an hour-long...

Steelers ready for resurgence

Jul 23

PITTSBURGH — The faces Ike Taylor grew so accustomed to seeing line up alongside him over the past decade have disappeared.Ryan Clark? Gone. Ditto Brett Keisel. And LaMarr Woodley. Larry Foote too.

Gronk cleared to play at Patriots training camp

Jul 23

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Rob Gronkowski was a training camp spectator last summer while recovering from surgery.

NFL Notebook Broncos owner giving up control due to Alzheimer's

Jul 23

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Even as dementia began to rob him of some of his fondest memories over the past few years, Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen reported to work every day to oversee multimillion-dollar upgrades to the team's...

Jets confident, but 'talking won't get it done'

Jul 23

CORTLAND, N.Y. — Rex Ryan's hair was a bit wet and so was his shirt, the result of a strong thunderstorm that drenched the New York Jets as they arrived for training camp.

Egenski ignites Nanticoke win

Jul 22

Ethan Egenski ignited Nanticoke's offense with a triple and two RBI in the 5-2 victory over Mountain Top in the 9-10 baseball Tommy's Pizza Corner tournament game Tuesday. Pticher Derek Cease got...

Kids get a kick out of Pocono Downs Harness camp

Jul 22

PLAINS TWP. — The smile on the face of Andrea Patterson beamed brighter than if she'd hit it big on a long shot.

Mike Blazaskie leads Nanticoke to PA American Legion Region 5 title shot

Jul 22

Still smarting from its first regional defeat, the Nanticoke American Legion baseball team received some uplifting advice from its leader.

Swoyersville moves within one win of capturing Region 5 Legion title

Jul 22

The key to Swoyersville's ride to the brink of an American Legion regional baseball title isn't just held by a couple of star players.It's owned by all of them.

BMA hangs on, advances in title push

Jul 22

SKIPPACK — Back Mountain American scored early and often, but still had to hang on to top Warwick, 10-6, to stay alive in the Pennsylvania State Little League Tournament Tuesday night at Skippack's Palmer Park.

Soccer Notebook James Rodriguez signs 6-year deal with Real Madrid

Jul 22

MADRID — After scoring the most goals of any player at the World Cup, Colombia forward James Rodriguez signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid on Tuesday.

Pyrenees please Nibali, Rogers in Tour Stage 16

Jul 22

BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France — The Pyrenees on Tuesday lived up to their reputation for causing ups and downs at the Tour de France: A French rider climbed in the standings, an American went down, and an Australian rebounding from...

CEO: Rivers to quit Clippers if Sterling stays

Jul 22

LOS ANGELES — The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team.

Back Mountain American advances in Major Baseball state tournament

Jul 21

Local champ stays alive for state title
SKIPPACK — Lucas McGeehan might get a repair bill. Lionville might want to bring sunglasses next time.

North Pocono wins Section 5 title

Jul 21

North Pocono came out on top for a 6-4 victory over Back Mountain National Monday for the Section 5 10-11 Baseball championship. North Pocono advances to states with the help of Jake Millan's three-run home run.

NFL Notebook Veteran guard Snee retires from Giants

Jul 21

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The pain got to be too much for Chris Snee.So the veteran guard told the New York Giants on Monday that he is retiring.

Ryan Hogan, Justin Montalvo power Swoyersville's trip to American Legion Region 5 baseball finals

Jul 21

MANSFIELD — Continuing a season-long hitting streak straight through a baseball playoff series is impressive enough.But turning into a guy nobody could keep off the basepaths?

Paving the way for the future

Jul 20

Charlie Wysocki to be inducted into Univ. Maryland Hall of Fame
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — It's been called a hidden injury but that's not to say Charlie Wysocki's condition could have been any less apparent. Stuck in a nursing home. Morbidly obese. A danger to himself.

Jeremy Worlinsky shines as Swoyersville advances in Pennsylvania American Legion Baseball Region 5

Jul 20

MANSFIELD — Once again, the unyielding speed of Swoyersville and hot shots off the teams bats broke open another American Legion playoff game and broke down another opponent's pitching staff.

Back Mountain American falls in Little League state opener

Jul 20

Red Land scores 10 times in fifth
SKIPPACK — All things considered, Back Mountain American pitchers were doing a heck of a job through four innings Sunday afternoon.

Nanticoke gets boost from former Northwest High stars Zac White and Eric Grzynski

Jul 20

MANSFIELD — When he first joined the Nanticoke American Legion baseball team, Northwest High School standout Zac White wasn't quite sure how he'd be accepted by players he'd previously viewed as...

Local Roundup Mountain Top, Nanticoke nab tourney wins

Jul 20

Nathan Lyons went 3 for 4 from the plate with a triple to steer Mountain Top's 17-7 win over West Side at the Tommy's Pizza Corner 9-10 Baseball Tournament at Kingston/Forty-Fort on Sunday.

Local Softball Stripes & Strikes come up short in World Series tourney

Jul 20

WILLIAMSBURG, VA — The Stripes & Strikes 12u Softball Team finished 17th of 37 teams at the NSA World Series this week.

Railriders end skid with 16-5 thumping

Jul 20

Charlotte, N.C. — Solid pitching coupled with powerful hitting helped the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders solve the riddle of the Charlotte Knights in a 16-5 victory over the Knights Sunday afternoon at BB&T...

Conway wins 2nd race of Toronto doubleheader

Jul 20

TORONTO — IndyCar ran two races in Toronto on Sunday, where rain wreaked havoc on both the schedule and driver strategy.

Steelers' Tomlin still not satisfied

Jul 20

As Steelers coaches gathered at Seven Springs Mountain Resort to celebrate their Super Bowl win in February 2009, the mood was festive.

Eagles have high hopes for the season

Jul 20

PHILADELPHIA — After a worst-to-first season that far surpassed expectations, the Philadelphia Eagles finished with a bitter taste because of a first-round playoff loss.It also made them more determined.

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