WVC athletes rise to the occasion at PIAA track & field

WVC athletes rise to the occasion at PIAA track & field

The seeding made Jonathan Weybrecht scoff a bit.His hard-charging, District 2 champion Holy Redeemer 3,200 relay team was slotted at No. 19 among boys...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Meyers’ Nalasjia Harris-Johnson takes 4th straight PIAA track and field medal

Meyers’ Nalasjia Harris-Johnson takes 4th straight PIAA track and field medal

*This story has been updated to note a correctionSHIPPENSBURG — The pain shooting from her right knee seemed to be telling Nalasjia Harris-Johns...

May 27th, 2017 updated: May 28th, 2017. |  


Montana wins state gold medal in track and field; 3 from WVC take 2nd

Montana wins state gold medal in track and field; 3 from WVC take 2nd

SHIPPENSBURG — The decision was an extremely difficult one.Ultimately, Payden Montana chose to give up playing basketball this winter and turn h...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Lake-Lehman’s Emily Johns trying to complete comeback with state gold

Lake-Lehman’s Emily Johns trying to complete comeback with state gold

She was poised to power her way to state glory throughout her whole track and field high school career.Then Emily Johns crumpled from the pain of a li...

May 26th, 2017 |  


TL Athlete of the Week: GAR’s’ Emmanuel Edoukou

TL Athlete of the Week: GAR’s’ Emmanuel Edoukou

EMMANUEL EDOUKOUSchool: GARYear: SeniorSport, position: Track & Field, 100m, 200m, 4X100 relayFamily: Marie Attiah, motherLast week: Seeded ninth ...

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


Lake-Lehman’s Emily Johns makes record-shattering return

Lake-Lehman’s Emily Johns makes record-shattering return

SCRANTON — Lake-Lehman senior Emily Johns did not want spend last year’s district championships in the stands. It made no sense for her to...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Wilkes-Barre standouts grab District 2 track and field gold

Wilkes-Barre standouts grab District 2 track and field gold

SCRANTON — His high school team didn’t win a single meet and his name wasn’t at the front of anyone’s mind at districts.But wi...

May 17th, 2017 |  


District 2-3A Track: WVC boys win five district titles

District 2-3A Track: WVC boys win five district titles

SCRANTON – Six steps was all Coughlin’s Vincent Todd needed to know that he could race ahead for a come-from-behind victory.Todd anchored ...

May 16th, 2017 |  


District 2-3A Track: Coughlin’s Madisyn Hawkins, Hazleton Area’s Kayla Merkel set records

District 2-3A Track: Coughlin’s Madisyn Hawkins, Hazleton Area’s Kayla Merkel set records

SCRANTON — Really, their spot in the middle of the medal stand was pretty secure.But Kayla Merkel wanted to take things a little farther.Madisyn...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Marc Minichello takes aim at title in District 2 track and field championships

Marc Minichello takes aim at title in District 2 track and field championships

This whole idea of throwing a javelin was simply supposed to give Marc Minichello something to do before he got healthy enough to begin throwing a bas...

May 16th, 2017 |