SWB RailRiders add two in Rule 5 draft

SWB RailRiders add two in Rule 5 draft

With a full 40-man roster, the New York Yankees were in a position of loss, and not gain, during the Rule 5 draft.And that’s exactly what happen...

December 8th, 2016 updated: December 8th, 2016. |  


AP source: Chapman, Yankees reach deal for $86M, 5 years

AP source: Chapman, Yankees reach deal for $86M, 5 years

OXON HILL, Md. — Aroldis Chapman found a spot in a most familiar bullpen — a very rich spot, too.The hard-throwing closer reached agreemen...

December 8th, 2016 |  


James Franklin earns support from NEPA’s Penn State lettermen

James Franklin earns support from NEPA’s Penn State lettermen

Harry Hamilton had shown up at James Franklin’s office on a whim, his sons in tow. The former Penn State and Nanticoke football standout had com...

December 7th, 2016 updated: December 7th, 2016. |  


NCAA boss Mark Emmert ‘pleased’ to see Penn State football’s revival

NCAA boss Mark Emmert ‘pleased’ to see Penn State football’s revival

NEW YORK — NCAA President Mark Emmert says he is pleased to see how well Penn State’s football team has bounced back from the sanctions th...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Nationals pull off deal with White Sox for center fielder Adam Eaton

Nationals pull off deal with White Sox for center fielder Adam Eaton

OXON HILL, Md. — The Washington Nationals did make a deal with the Chicago White Sox during their hometown winter meetings, after all, only it w...

December 7th, 2016 |  


WBS Penguins return home after successful trip to Canada

WBS Penguins return home after successful trip to Canada

WILKES-BARRE — Things couldn’t have gone much better for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins during their weekend trip to Canada to play th...

December 7th, 2016 updated: December 7th, 2016. |  


Oregon hires Willie Taggart as new head football coach

Oregon hires Willie Taggart as new head football coach

Oregon has hired Willie Taggart, who spent the last four seasons as head coach at South Florida, to take over the Ducks following the dismissal of Mar...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Yankees make Holliday signing official

Yankees make Holliday signing official

OXON HILL, Md. — Free agent outfielder Matt Holliday and the New York Yankees have finalized a $13 million, one-year contract.Holliday, who turn...

December 7th, 2016 |  


College corner: Matt Edkins off to a fast start

College corner: Matt Edkins off to a fast start

Matt Edkins was an All-American diver as a freshman with the St. Lawrence University men’s swimming and diving team, and the sophomore appears w...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Nanticoke softball player ruled eligible by District 2

Nanticoke softball player ruled eligible by District 2

PLAINS TWP. — The District 2 athletic committee voted unanimously Tuesday to allow Nanticoke senior softball player Morgan Briggs to play her fi...

December 7th, 2016 |