Elk Lake swim grabs pair in pool

The Elk Lake boys swimming team got back on track with a 115-56 victory over Wallenpaupack on Tuesday, Feb. 7, in a Lackawanna League meet before cruising to a 116-36 win against Sayre on Friday in an exhibition meet. (read more)

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Papi set for spring training

Contrary to what Mother Nature would lead you to believe — at least in the Northeast — baseball season has arrived, with pitchers and catchers having reported Monday to Spring Training. (read more)

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Condeelis beginning next chapter off diamond

In a few short weeks, ballplayers from around the country will take to the diamond at their respective Spring Training facilities for the start of another season. (read more)

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Capturing the pioneer spirit

The spirit of Daniel Boone ascended on American Legion Post 510 in Black Walnut on Saturday at the Endless Mountains Winter Rifle Frolic. (read more)

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Athlete of the Week: Anna Moffitt

On Wednesday, Feb. 8, Tunkhannock Area senior Anna Moffitt won the 100 butterfly, finished second in the 50 free and was a leg on the winning 200 free and 400 free relay teams to help lead the Lady Tigers to a 106-75 victory over Wyoming Valley West. (read more)

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Lady Tigers dunk Valley West on senior night

The Tunkhannock Area girls swimming team picked up a 106-75 victory over Wyoming Valley West on Senior Night Wednesday, Feb. 8. (read more)

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TA Jr. High wrestlers 3rd at WVC

The Tunkhannock Area Junior High wrestling team saw 10 of its 11 wrestlers place en route to a third place finish at the Wyoming Valley Conference Junior High Wrestling Championships Saturday at Pittston Area. (read more)

Cougars win, clinch last Freedom berth

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Misericordia’s men’s basketball team was playing for the opportunity to clinch its eighth consecutive berth in the Freedom Conference tournament. (read more)

Tunkhannock on five-game skid

The Tunkhannock Area boys basketball team has hit a skid and is in the midst of a five-game losing streak. The Tigers lost 58-43 at Meyers Friday night after falling 54-40 at Coughlin on Wednesday, Feb. 8, and 57-45 to GAR the day before. (read more)

Warriors take down Sabers in OT

The Elk Lake boys basketball team picked up its first win of the second half by edging Susquehanna 66-64 in overtime on Tuesday, Feb. 7, to open the week. (read more)

Lions drop two divisional games

The Lackawanna Trail boys basketball team dropped to 1-3 in second half play in Division IV of the Lackawanna League after losing 62-57 to Susquehanna Friday night in overtime and 65-13 at Blue Ridge on Tuesday, Feb. 7. (read more)

Lady Tigers edged by Lake-Lehman

The Tunkhannock Area girls basketball team lost 56-45 at Lake-Lehman on Saturday afternoon to drop to 3-11 in Division 2 of the Wyoming Valley Conference and to 5-15 overall. (read more)

Lady Lions defeated by Susquehanna

The Lackawanna Trail girls basketball team lost 58-33 at Susquehanna Friday night to fall to 1-3 in second half play in Division IV of the Lackawanna League and to 1-19 overall. (read more)

Carbondale knocks off Lady Warriors

The Elk Lake girls basketball team lost 60-39 at Carbondale Friday night in a Division III-IV crossover game. Carbondale pulled ahead 19-11 after the opening quarter and led 35-22 at the half. (read more)

Meyers wrestling drops Tunkhannock

The Tunkhannock Area wrestling team lost 48-27 at Meyers Thursday night in an exhibition match. The Tigers, who were down several of their starters because of illness, picked up a pin from senior Chris Franko (160), junior Connor Munley (170) and junior D (read more)

LT pins Nanticoke

The Lackawanna Trail wrestling team edged Nanticoke 40-30 in a non-league match on Wednesday, Feb. 8, to finish the season with a 4-5 overall record. (read more)

Giants wrestling drops last two on mat

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Lycoming College won all six contests bouts to defeat Keystone College 56-0 in the regular season and home finale for the Giants Sunday afternoon in the Gambal Athletic Center. (read more)

KC’s playoff hopes dashed with loss

Gwynedd Mercy University ended the Keystone College men’s basketball team playoffs hopes with a 101-67 victory on Saturday afternoon in Colonial States Athletic Conference action in the Gambal Athletic Center. (read more)

Bird county easy work and largely rewarding

Here’s a chance to do something outdoorsy without leaving the sofa. The Great Backyard Bird Count happens from Feb. 17-20. To take part, just look out the window. (read more)

Down Sports Memory Lane

20 Years Ago (1997) The Tunkhannock Area boys’ swim team unofficially took the Wyoming Valley Conference title back on Feb. 4 with its win over Wyoming Valley West, but sealed the claim with a 138-42 win over Hanover Feb. 13 and Berwick on Monday. (read more)


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County mulls support of UGI line

The Wyoming County Commissioners met with representatives from the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce and the Northern Tier Regional and Planning Development Commission on Monday to discuss the possibility of supporting a proposal from UGI to establish a natural gas pipeline in Tunkhannock. (read more)