PIAA says winter/spring sports still on hold

The board of directors for the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Association, met via conference call Monday and stuck to the agenda. There was no talk about rescheduling the PIAA Basketball Championships and the PIAA Swimming & Diving Championships. Everythin (read more)

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On track to continued success

The Tigers finished 2019 with a 6-1 record. Did quite well at districts. Sent two athletes to states. 2020 doesn’t look to be any different for Tunkhannock Area track and field. Behind captains Nate Myers, Dalton Yeust, and Matt Prebola, coaches Randy Whi (read more)

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Versatility, expectation drive Lady Tigers

Coach Kenny Young is excited for his girls track and field team at Tunkhannock Area this season. “We have a great group of girls that are very versatile. They can excel in many different events, both on the track and in the field,” he revealed. “I believe (read more)

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Senior heavy team to lead Elk Lake

The Warriors will have to replace big performers and team leaders this season, but will be able to rely on a core of nine seniors. Members of the class of 2020 were eager to speak about their upcoming season. “Peyton (Jones) and Shyanne (Bennett) had a bi (read more)

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Trail T&F turnout promising

In a small school like Lackawanna Trail, it is not uncommon to have your classmates as teammates. But for the Lions track and field team, odds are team members will find quite a few teammates alongside them. Almost a quarter, 23 percent, of the school’s p (read more)

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Maybe an ‘I’ in team

In the world high school athletes are living in now, where everyone is facing the same opponent in COVID-19, players across the nation are trying to come up with safe, and creative, ways to stay in shape while waiting for word if their seasons will begin, (read more)

PFBC announces consolidated trout season

Amid concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) announced on Monday, March 16, several changes to the 2020 trout season intended to protect the safety of the public and staff, while preserving the opportuni (read more)

Sports Shorts

Special Olympics Canceled The Special Olympics, which were originally scheduled for Tuesday, May 19 at Tunkhannock Area High School, have been canceled. Organizers look to be back bigger and better next year. KSG continuing as scheduled The Keystone State (read more)

Down sports memory lane

20 Years Ago (2000) Tunkhannock Area opened its track season with a convincing 108-42 boys win, but 92-53 girls loss to Berwick. Jonathan Evans led the Tigers with a win in the 400 meters and was a leg of the winning 1600 and 3200 relay teams. The Lady Ti (read more)

UNICO footballgame still a go

The annual UNICO football game has been a staple in the Wyoming Valley dating all the way back to the early 1950s. But with the coronavirus pandemic creating havoc around the world, UNICO officials are going to take a wait-and-see approach for this year’s (read more)

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Registration open for student paddling sojourn

The annual Youth Heritage Sojourn coordinated by the Endless Mountains Heritage Region is set for Thursday to Saturday, May 28 to 30. The unique combination of day-time paddling on the North Branch Susquehanna River Water Trail, overnight lodging at Camp (read more)

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BREAKING NEWS: Wyoming County reports first case

Wyoming County reported its first positive case of the coronavirus on Thursday. As of noon Thursday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 1,211 additional positive cases of COVID-19 - including one in Wyoming County - bringing the statewide tota (read more)