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Pair of Tigers strike gold field

Tunkhannock’s Matt Prebola (javelin) and Dalton Yeust (pole vault) won district gold and were crowned league champions on Thursday, May 16, at Scranton High School in the Class 3A track and field championships. They will represent Tunkhannock at the state (read more)

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Lions, Warriors show their stuff

Krista Jones will be the lone representative from our coverage area to head to the PIAA District 2 2A State Championships for track and field on Friday and Saturday May 24 and 25 at Shippensburg University. Jones, an Elk Lake freshman, finished second in (read more)

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Original speedster

It was 120 years ago next Monday (May 27) that Tunkhannock resident Walter Tewksbury won the 100- and 220- yard dashes for the second year in a row at Manhattan Field in New York City, site of the Intercollegiate Athletic Association of America outdoor tr (read more)

Memorial Day Quest for Cup

Tunkhannock does Memorial Day right.From the baseball and softball games, to the traditional chicken barbecue, to the community parade, the hometown feeling of American values is on display.After a successful first year, the Tunkhannock Little League will (read more)

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Athlete of the Week:Dalton Yeust

Tunkhannock Area junior Dalton Yeust claimed his second straight pole vaulting district gold on Thursday in the PIAA District 2 Class 3A Championship. His height of 14-feet beat all the other competitors, as well as his last district score by a foot, send (read more)

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Tiger volleyball advances to semis

Berwick had momentum.The Bulldogs dropped the first set to Tunkhannock, but Sarah Warner’s club quickly regrouped- grabbing a 20-15 lead in the next stanza.That momentum quickly diminished.Tunkhannock ripped off a 10-1 run on serves by Joao Oldoni and Pau (read more)

Lady Tiger softball earns top seed

The Tunkhannock Tigers ended their regular softball season on a 14-game win streak, riding Kendra Schultz’s marvelous complete-game shutout with nine strikeouts to a 8-0 win at Dallas.Mackayla Quick homered for Tunkhannock.Faith Jones, Jena Simmons, Nicol (read more)

Tigers ready for postseason

Mike Astegher and Tyler Faux each had two hits for Tunkhannock on Wednesday, May 15, but the Tigers closed out the season with a 4-2 loss to Nanticoke. Dylan Mislevy had a single and scored one run. Nanticoke struck out the side in the top of the seventh (read more)

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Lions baseball finishes season on top

The Lions won their last game of the sesaon on Thursday 9-3 over Mountain View.At Lackawanna Trail, Nate Rolka struck out 15 in 5⅓ innings and Ray Melnikoff had two hits and four RBIs to lead the Lions.Brycen Decker and Miles Edwards each drove in two run (read more)

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EL softball gets first round bye

The Lady Warriors dropped two games to end the season this week.Elk Lake softball played at the University of Scranton’s Magis Field, facing Holy Cross for the top billing in Class 2A softball on Tuesday, May 14. The Warriors lost, 7-1 to the Crusaders in (read more)

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Warriors blanked to end regular season

Elk Lake baseball couldn’t catch a break, getting shut out of the last two outings of the season. On Wednesday, the Warriors dropped a heartbreaker in New Milford to Blue Ridge, 1-0. Adam Roe’s sacrifice fly scored Gabe Waldowski with the game’s only run (read more)

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Varsity Voice

Track and Field In the mid-distance events, Morgan Manglaviti (Tunkhannock) PR’ed in the 800m with a time of 2:31.10, good for fifth place, at their last competition before the PSAC Outdoor Championships on Friday, May 3 at the Slippery Rock Last Chance e (read more)

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Lady Lions over

The Lady Lions season ended on Monday, May 20, with a 15-0 playoff loss to the Rangers at Northwest Area. Lackawanna Trail lost to the third-seeded Rangers who powered past the Lions with two home runs, including a grand slam. At home on Thursday, May 16, (read more)

Down sports memory lane

20 Years Ago (1999) Tunkhannock’s Tigers will send four district gold medalists to compete in this year’s state track meet at Shippensburg. Lady Tigers on the prowl will be Keri Beckhorn who won the district long jump at 16-11; Barbara Grimaud who won the (read more)

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Watkins Qualifies for NCAAs

Mansfield University senior Hunter Watkins, a standout athlete from Elk Lake, has qualified in the javelin for the 2019 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Texas A&M University-Kingsville from May 23-25. It marks the third con (read more)

Scoreboard

Wednesday, May 15 Playoff quarterfinals: Tunkhannock Area volleyball 3, Berwick 0. Elk Lake baseball 0, Blue Ridge 1. EL softball 4, Blue Ridge 5. EL girls team score at districts: 14th place (14 points). EL boys track score at districts: T-15th place (8 (read more)

Sports Week Ahead

Thursday, May 23 Tunkhannock Area volleyball finals. TA softball semifinals. Elk Lake softball semifinals. Lackawanna Trail softball semifinals. Friday, May 23 Elk Lake baseball semifinals at winner of Mountain View/Blue Ridge, TBA. Lackawanna Trail baseb (read more)

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