Tigers’ sting stuns Hornets

Tunkhannock head coach Mike Marabell and his staff went into halftime Friday night at Honesdale with a familiar feeling — frustration at another poor first half from his team. The Tigers responded in the second half, however, scoring 21 unanswered points (read more)

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Dunmore outduels rival Lions

Cristian Buckley and his Dunmore teammates were motivated to avenge a loss that stung for the past year. Buckley hauled in three passes for 87 yards and two scores and added 66 yards rushing and another touchdown as the Bucks defeated No. 10 Lackawanna Tr (read more)

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TOURNEY BOUND: EL girls shine at pre-districts

A record number of girls met the qualifying standard for the District 2 individual championships in Wednesday’s pre-district golf tournament at Scranton Muni. The girls will advance to Fox Hill Country Club on Sept. 30 for district action. The Lady Warrio (read more)

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Trail stickgals roll on

Lackawanna Trail field hockey was able to continue its winning ways as the Lions shut out Berwick and Nanticoke Area. At home on Wednesday, Jordan Spencer scored two goals, Bella Jagoe and Liz Litwin got in on the scoring with a goal apiece, and the Lions (read more)

TA runners overpower Wolfpack, Patriots

Solid days from top runners at Tunkhannock, Lake-Lehman, and Valley West gave all three schools a pair of girls and boys victories in a meet held at Lake-Lehman. Pittston and Wilkes-Barre Area rounded out the competition. In the girls race, Madelyn Franko (read more)

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Keystone Giants resume football

It’s been a long time coming, but Keystone’s return to a full-fledged varsity football after a 71-year hiatus Saturday gave the Giants some pause on what the young team needs to work on moving forward.At the outset of the football game with Misericordia a (read more)

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Athlete of the Week:Jake Frisco

Tunkhannock Area senior Jake Frisco helped lead the charge for the Tigers on Friday night at Honesdale with two interceptions late in the game that led to 11 points. Those points bolstered the Tigers from being down 26-21 to taking a 32-24 lead.It was the (read more)

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Horsemen’s open house

Silver Springs Ranch in Monroe Township had a Horsemen’s Open House Friday for area enthusiasts to check out the latest training venue in NEPA. Here, Silver Springs’ owner Ken Churchill and racer/trainer Charlie Norris with The Erm, one of the best age trotting mares in the country, show off a stall in the ranch’s spacious barn. (read more)

Tunkhannock tennis claims three wins

Tunkhannock tennis is closing out its season on the right side of the win column, after picking up match wins against Hanover, Towanda, and Wilkes-Barre Area this week.The visiting Tigers took three wins on Wednesday, as the home Hawks got a victory at No (read more)

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Warrior runners making strides

Elk Lake’s cross country teams battled this week against runners from Abington Heights, North Pocono, and Valley View. The meet was a cluster, held at Montrose, and also involved Blue Ridge. In the girl’s race, Lady Warrior Krista Jones took top billing, (read more)

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Elk Lake duffers ready for boys golf districts

The Warriors dropped two contests on the links this week as they geared up for districts yesterday. Elk Lake lost the final three points in the match at Forest City on Thursday, ending the day 6-3. Colby Baker had two wins for Elk Lake. After some schedul (read more)

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Trail golf wins week

The Lions took top billing over Montrose earlier in the week before dropping a match to Western Wayne. Trail also earned a 6-3 win over Old Forge on Monday. The matches this week improved the team to 9-3 overall. Lackawanna Trail’s J.P. Gilroy eagled No. (read more)

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TA boys downed by Sem, L-L

Tunkhannock boys soccer was overwhelmed, 7-1, at Wyoming Seminary on Tuesday. Two of Sem’s players scored hat tricks against the Tigers in an attack that out-shot Tunkhannock 25-9. Drew DiMeolo scored the first goal of Tunkhannock’s season on an assist fr (read more)

Elk Lake VB falls

Elk Lake volleyball had one match this week, a loss to the Comets, as the scheduled competition with Forest City was postponed to Sept. 30. Tuesday at Elk Lake, the Lady Warriors struggled to put points on the board as they were swept by Abington Heights, (read more)

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Lady Lions succumb

The Lady Lions were still searching for their first win, as they lost contests to Susquehanna and Western Wayne this week. On Tuesday at Susquehanna, Abby Wilson had five kills for Lackawanna Trail and Madalyn Toth had four kills, but it wasn’t enough to (read more)

Trail drops cluster meet

At Mountain View on Tuesday, the Lions cross country teams lost four contests, two each to Scranton Prep and Holy Cross. Tori James was the highest finisher for the Lady Lions, coming in second place with at time of 22:27, only 0.06 seconds behind the top (read more)

Mountaineers top Tigers on links

Nick Budner and Coby Gilpin each carded 40s for the Tigers Friday at Shadowbrook, but it wasn’t enough to make up the difference as Matthew Dolan and Cooper Kelley of Dallas each posted even-par 37s to lead all scorers. The Mountaineers topped the Tigers, (read more)

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Soccer goes 1-1

The Lady Tigers soccer team gained the late game win early in the week before surrendering double digit goals in a loss in their home debut. Locked in a tie game at halftime on Tuesday, Tunkhannock scored twice in a 54-second span late in the second half (read more)

Lady Tigers split

Tigers volleyball split the week, beating Wyoming Area and falling to Holy Redeemer. Dana Macko shined all over the floor, helping the Tigers to a 3-1 road win on Wednesday at Wyoming Area. Macko lined 13 kills to lead the Tigers, part of a double-double (read more)


Tuesday, Sept. 10 Elk Lake girls volleyball 0, Abington Heights 3. EL girls cross country 39, Abington Heights 22. EL girls XC 36, North Pocono 25. EL girls XC 37, Valley View 24. EL boys XC 26, Abington Heights 30. EL boys XC 39, North Pocono 21. EL boys (read more)

Sports week ahead

Wednesday, Sept. 18 Elk Lake girls soccer vs. Mountain View, 4:15 p.m. EL girls volleyball at Blue Ridge, 5 p.m. Lackawanna Trail girls volleyball vs. Dunmore, 5 p.m. LT field hockey vs. Tunkhannock Area, 4:15 p.m. Tunkhannock Area cross country vs. Tunkh (read more)

Ready to hunt bow packages are not one size fits all

There will be an influx of first-time bowhunters taking to the field when the archery deer season opens Oct. 5 In another lifetime, or at least in the dark ages that predated the use of both compound bows and crossbows, deciding to purchase a bow and goin (read more)

Down Sports Memory Lane

20 Years Ago (1999) When Lackawanna Trail High School’s football team takes the field for this week’s game, it will mark for the first time ever that the Lions’ home games are under the lights. Last week at Susquehanna, Trail mauled the Sabers, 33-0. Lead (read more)

EL boys struggle on offense

The Elk Lake boys are still searching for their first win, as they were shut out on Friday at Mountain View and on Saturday in Dunmore by identical 3-0 scores. Against the Eagles, Caden Ramey registered three saves, and stopped 24 against the Bucks over t (read more)

Lady Warriors lose two

The Lady Warriors soccer team fell to league powerhouse Lakeland on Thursday and then to Western Wayne (6-1) on Monday.Lakeland shut down the Elk lake girls offense in a 10-0 win in a Lackawanna League Division II-III crossover. Tamara Voda and Mercedes Z (read more)

Tigers claim first win

Tunkhannock had one contest this week, against Hanover, and claimed it’s first win of the season. Lily Fetterman assisted goals by Mara Adams and Ashley Griffin before scoring a goal herself, leading the Tigers to a win Monday night at home. The Lady Tige (read more)

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Varsity Voice

Cross Country For the second time in as many weeks, freshman Peyton Jones, Elk Lake, has continued to push the lead pack, finishing third overall at the SUNY-Cobleskill Steven A. Warde Invitational held Sept. 7 in Cobleskill. Jones finished third overall (read more)

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Triton deferring agreement

Tunkhannock Mayor Stacy Huber confirmed Tuesday that Triton Hose Company has deferred entering into an agreement with Northeast Marcellus which has been working on a water line from the Susquehanna River to Lemon Township. Triton had been in discussion re (read more)