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Hunters go after coyotes

For the 21st year, the District 9 Northeast Pennsylvania Trappers Association will sponsor the Coyote Hunt beginning this Friday, Jan. 24 and running through Sunday, Jan. 26. The weigh ins will end at 2 p.m. sharp on Sunday. Bill Kalinauskis, the District (read more)

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Undefeated Lion matmenclinch LL tie

Lackawanna Trail is tops in the Division IV wrestling category, beating Montrose and Blue Ridge this week. All but four of Lackawanna Trail’s wins in a 74-0 blanking of Montrose on Tuesday night came via pinfall. In a highly anticipated match-up carrying (read more)

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Locals rally against LL,Hanover

Tunkhannock’s boys basketball team has a bunch of tall, high-flying, long-armed athletes. Those athletes — and their attributes — created a stifling pressure defense that turned a nine-point deficit into a 12-point win Friday at Lake-Lehman. Ryan Harder s (read more)

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Tiger mania draws Farr

This time last year, Hailey Farr was wrapping up a student internship with Tunkhannock Area Athletic Director Kenny Janiszewski as a student assistant in the press box at Friday night home football games. Flash forward, and the now TAHS graduate, a freshm (read more)

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New Montrose football coach selected

The Montrose school board appointed Kerry Patton as its new head football coach at a meeting Monday, Jan. 13. Montrose hired its seventh head coach since Tom Lucenti, who won 110 games in 19 seasons, resigned following the 2005 season. The program is comi (read more)

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TA grapplers pound Warriors, Hawks

The Tigers won both matches this week, over Wyoming Area and Hanover, to inch closer to hosting the first round of district duals. Seven pins- by Gavin D’Amato (152), Luke Carpenter (170), Jeff Meader (182), Jhamal Zacharias (285), Matt Morone (120), Matt (read more)

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Athlete of the Week:Ryan Harder

Tunkhannock Area junior basketball player Ryan Harder scored 37 points in the Tigers last two games, both rallies. In the game against Lake-Lehman, Harder scored the final six points of the third, to swing TA’s momentum, and hold the lead until the end of (read more)

Down sports memory lane

20 Years Ago (2000) Lackawanna Trail stunned previously unbeaten Abington Heights in wrestling Wednesday. Grabbing wins for the Lions were Adam Johnson (103), Keith Gavin (112), Mike Shupp (119), Jeff Phillips (125), Austin Decker (130), Alex Josephite (1 (read more)

Scoreboard

Tuesday, Jan. 14 Elk Lake girls swimming 126, Sayre 44. EL boys basketball 56, Mountain View 71. Lackawanna Trail boys basketball 61. Montrose 48. LT wrestling 74, Montrose 0. Tunkhannock Area boys basketball 53, Hanover Area 49. Wednesday, Jan. 15 Elk La (read more)

Sports Week Ahead

Wednesday, Jan. 22 Lackawanna Trail boys basketball at Susquehanna, 5:30 p.m. LT wrestling vs. Western Wayne, 6:45 p.m. Tunkhannock Area girls basketball at Wyoming Seminary, 6 p.m. TA wrestling at Lake-Lehman, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23 Elk Lake girls bask (read more)

Tunkhannock girls lose three in a row

The Lady Tigers had three contests this week, losing games to Lake-Lehman and Wyoming Area, and Northwest. Thursday at Tunkhannock, Lake-Lehman raced out to a big lead at the half to pick up the girls basketball win, 71-36. Lexi Corby led Tunkhannock with (read more)

Tigers brave storm, take second in NY tourney

The Tigers braved the snow and cold to travel north to the 2020 Phoenix Mid-Winter Scramble at John C. Birdlebough High School. Owen Woods (106) and David Evans (132) brought home first place finishes, as Tunkhannock claimed second place overall in the to (read more)

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Varsity Voice

Wrestling King’s College senior Dakota Quick, Tunkhannock, returned to the mats this weekend after a hand injury on Nov. 17. The Monarchs picked up their first dual match victory of the season on Jan. 11, knocking off Montclair State University 30-22 in t (read more)

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Warriors matmen searching for first dual win

Elk Lake came close to winning against the Eagles, but also fell to the Wildcats this week. At Mountain View, the home team earned pins in the final two matches to give the Eagles a 27-21 win over Elk Lake on Wednesday. Joseph Merschen had a pin at 132 fo (read more)

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EL wins again in the pool

Elk Lake girls swimming sank Sayre on Tuesday, 126-44, in a non-league competition. The Lady Warriors swept the relays and had four different swimmers take first individually. Megan Bosscher (200 free, 100 breast) topped the races twice. On Thursday, both (read more)

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Shartle meet postponed

The third annual Ernie Shartle Invitational was delayed by weather this past weekend. Tunkhannock coaches Tim Mislevy and Tori King hosted the diving meet on Friday night, but with the impending storm being unpredictable, made the decision to postpone the (read more)

Tiger swim teams sweep Berwick

Tunkhannock swept the relays across boys and girls competition en route to a meet sweep over Berwick on Wednesday in WVC swimming and diving. Emma Holdredge had wins in the 100 free and 100 breast for the Tigers girls in a 101-69 win. Julien Madus was an (read more)

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Warriors finding their winning ways

Elk Lake picked up two wins this week, after dropping a contest to Mountain View. The Warriors started the week sluggish, losing to Mountain View at home, 71-56, on Tuesday. In the second quarter of the Division IV match-up, the Eagles outscored Elk Lake, (read more)

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Elk Lake girls split week on court

Elk Lake girls basketball split the week, topping Forest City and Blue Ridge, but losing to Montrose. Wednesday at Elk Lake, Mercedes Zajaczkowski had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Lady Warriors to a 54-25 win over the Lady Foresters. Krista Jones (read more)

Lackawanna Trail grabs two wins

Lackawanna Trail grabbed two more wins this week, over rivals Montrose and Blue Ridge. Tuesday night at home, Richard Helbing shot 10 for 10 from the free-throw line and scored 26 points to lead the Lions to a 61-48 win over Montrose. Nico Berrios added 1 (read more)

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Lady Lions pick up Division win, drop crossover

The Lackawanna Trail Lady Lions added to their win column this week, before falling to the Sabers and Mid Valley. The Lady Lions picked up another win, this time at home on Wednesday against the Red Raiders. Megan Gatto scored 23 points in the 58-34 Trail (read more)

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Drug court grads get community boost

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The area turned out in droves Thursday night as six individuals graduated from the Wyoming-Sullivan County Drug Treatment Court after a rigorous 30 months of getting their lives back together. President Judge Russell Shurtleff said he was elated by the re (read more)