KC lady laxers make history

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It’s been an historic April so far for the Keystone College women’s lacrosse team.On April 7, the Giants posted their first career shutout in the program’s four-year history, a 20-0 win over Centenary University in Hackettstown, NJ. Then on April 10, they (read more)

Elk Lake runners take gold

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Seniors Lydia Ofalt and Cody Oswald both captured gold medals in the girls’ and boys’ 400 meter dash on Saturday. The Warriors traveled north to compete in the Molly Dry High School Invitational meet at Mansfield University. The overall team winner for bo (read more)

Skaters get down and derby

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During the school day, Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center welding instructor Heather Charles is all business. After school, she is a junior high softball coach for the Elk Lake Warriors. But on her own time, Charles is better known as Cheshir (read more)

Athlete of the Week:Tori James

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On Wednesday, April 11, Lackawanna Trail’s Tori James posted four wins in the Lions’ track and field meet against Blue Ridge.Her times of 2:39 in the 800, 5:47 in the 1600, and 14:14 in the 3200 took first in the events. James also ran the anchor leg of t (read more)

Giants undefeated in CSAC

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If pitching cures all ills, then veteran Keystone College head coach Jamie Shevchik shouldn’t have to worry about going to see a doctor. The Giants got several strong pitching performances this week- Tuesday from freshman Nathan Hinkley, in a 6-1 win over (read more)

TA lacrossedoes battle in overtime

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The Tigers lacrosse team roared this week with two wins, one in triple overtime, and a heartbreaking overtime loss. Aiden Brown scored the game winner in triple overtime on Saturday at Abington Heights. The Tigers won the game, 5-4. Jake Hawley, Jaxson Mo (read more)

Lions’ baseball splits on week

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Lackawanna Trail baseball split this week after two Lackawanna League Division V games. After a walk-off single on Thursday against the Eagles, Friday saw the Lions fall to the Foresters. D.J. Klinges hit a walk-off, two-run single as the home team Lions (read more)

James, Moyle lead Lions to win

In a Lackawanna League Division IV matchup, Cody Moyle of Lackawanna Trail won the 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles and 100 to lead the home team to a 100-32 win over Blue Ridge. Trail’s Tori James won the 800, the 1,600 and 3,200 to lift the Lady Lions to a 99-3 (read more)

Tunkhannock track falls to Hazelton

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At Tunkhannock, Hazelton swept Wednesday’s track and field events, 120-30 and 100-50 for girls and boys respectively. Nicole Macko took first in the triple jump. Smith first in the pole vault. For the boys, the 400 relay team took first with a time of 46. (read more)

LT softball dominates MV

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The Lady Lion’s softball team is on a roll. Not only is the team actually getting games in, but it is dominating. Trail has had back to back 16-2 games last week followed by yet another convincing win. This moves their record to 3-1. Allison Melnikoff dro (read more)

TA baseball goes 1-2 on week

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Tunkhannock baseball went 1-2 this week in two league games and an exhibition. The Tigers began the week with an exhibition game against Elk Lake at home, winning 16-4. At Tunkhannock, Nick Reposa had two hits including a double, for Tunkhannock. It wasn’ (read more)

Baseball game continues friendly rivalry

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The game flip-flopped locations up until lunch, but both teams were determined to get it in. Elk Lake baseball travelled south down Route 29 to Tunkhannock’s home field for an exhibition game on Tuesday., Apil 10. The game was originally scheduled to take (read more)

Lady Tigers lax get boost from St. Clair

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In front of a good-sized home crowd on Thursday, Tamara St. Clair scored six goals and added an assist as the Tigers beat Pittston 17-8. Rachel Martin and Eve Lohmann each posted three goals, while Ashli Quick and Laurel Hopfer tallied two goals each. Sar (read more)

Tigers’ VB drops games

The Volleyball team at Tunkhannock suffered a setback this week, losing an exhibition match to Whitehall 3-0 on Saturday, and a Conference game against Berwick on Monday, 3-1. In an exhibition match, stats are not kept as closely as a regular match. On Mo (read more)

EL lose LL opener

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At Elk Lake on Friday, the Warriors’ baseball team took to the field for its first Lackawanna League competition. The hosts lost to the Meteors, 13-6. Nick Warriner had a double and a home run, three runs and three RBIs to lead Montrose. Andrew Rapisardi (read more)

Elk Lake volleyball remains winless

The Warriors volleyball team is holding its own, but still searching for the first win. On April 10, Elk Lake fell to Abington Heights in three sets. On his home court, Jake Werle had seven digs, two aces, and three blocks for the Warriors. Trevor Gabura (read more)

Mokychic leads KC softball

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The Keystone College softball team had a case of the jitters last Wednesday afternoon at Edmunds Field. The Giants committed 11 errors in dropping a doubleheader to Wilkes University in non-conference action. Both games were decided in five innings. In th (read more)

Scoreboard

APRIL 10 Elk Lake baseball 4. Tunkhannock Area 16, EL volleyball 0, Abington Heights 3 APRIL 11 Tunkhannock Area boys lacrosse 11, Lake-Lehman 6. Lackawanna Trail girls track 99, Blue Ridge 32. LT boys track 100, Blue Ridge 32. TA tennis 2, Hazleton 3. TA (read more)

Sica leads tennis

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The Tiger tennis team took two losses on the week to Crestwood and Wyoming Area, with Vitto Sica pulling out victories in his matches.On Monday (April 9) at Crestwood, Sica earned a win to put the Tigers on the board, but the Tigers lost 4-1. SINGLES: 1. (read more)

Sports Shorts

PFBC fly fishing program The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is providing a free ‘Introduction to Fly Fishing’ program on Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Lackawanna State Park. This course is designed for families and individuals interested (read more)

Tunkhannock softball splits

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The pitching staff of the Tigers’ softball team has been working well together and the batters are doing their job. Seven different Lady Tigers contributed hits on Thursday in the win over Nanticoke, 4-1. At Tunkhannock, Hope Jones and Kendra Schultz team (read more)

Fishing and boating report

The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission is providing a free Fly Fishing Introduction Program on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Lackawanna State Park. Preregistration is required. For more information and to pre-register please visit: www. (read more)

College signing

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Lackawanna Trail Senior Quinn Jagoe recently signed his NCAA letter of intent to play football at Wilkes University. From left, Quinn Jagoe and sister Isabella Jagoe; back row, father Chris Jagoe, mother Tanisha, Coach Steve Jervis, Athletic Director Harry Powell, and Principal Mark Murphy. (read more)


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TA school board hires COO

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The Tunkhannock Area School Board appointed a new chief operating officer last Thursday at an annual salary of $102,744. Shane Powers, who for the past three years has been a general manager of DHL Supply Chain, which oversees the giant Procter & Gamble w (read more)