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UPDATE: Central Columbia High School Graduation Ceremonies  wnep.com

UPDATE: The school district says there will be one ceremony on June 10 but students will not get their diplomas then. They will get diplomas after classes are ...



Social Media Scare for Many ‘C.H.S.’ Schools  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SOUTH CENTRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A threatening photo posted on social media put school districts all across the country on alert, including a high school in ...



PIAA Field Hockey capsules - Sports  Citizens Voice

(2-1 Wyoming Seminary (18-2-1) vs. (11-1) Lehighton (17-4-1). What: PIAA Class A quarterfinals. When: Noon, today. Where: Central Columbia HS. How they ...



BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Black Knights down Warriors - Sports  Citizens Voice

At Wyoming Area, Max Paczewski scored all of his team-leading 16 points before the fourth quarter, and he was one of three players in double figures for ...



Lancaster Catholic baseball rallies and advances to PIAA championship game  LancasterOnline

BLOOMSBURG — As it has all season, rain once again played a factor in the high school baseball schedule on Monday.



Career day by Gaby Markunas leads Lewisburg field hockey in rout  Milton Daily Standard

ALMEDIA — After a little bit of a slow start in Tuesday's District 4 Class A quarterfinal against Muncy, Lewisburg coach Jess Zeller went around to each one of ...



High School Roundup: Pittston Area wins Ashby Game  Citizens Voice

At Hughestown, Dylan Spurlin had three hits, including a double, and drove in three runs to lead Pittston Area over Wyoming Area, 15-9 in the annual Andy ...



One final look back at the 2018 high school football season  Citizens Voice

With Dallas being eliminated from the postseason on Sunday night by Valley View in the Class 4A district championship game, there are no more teams left ...



Mifflinburg earns first title since 1987  Sunbury Daily Item

ALMEDIA — Maybe it was because they were playing their archrival, but more likely it was because there was a district championship at stake.



Valley West defeats Bangor to advance to semifinals - Sports  Citizens Voice

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — One year ago, Valley West field hockey made a statement. The Spartans cashed in on early scoring chances with three first-half goals ...



Sem sets record in state quarterfinal win - Sports  Citizens Voice

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — The suspense was short-lived. Sort of like watching a movie where you already know the ending, spectators at Central Columbia High ...



PIAA BOYS SOCCER ROUND 1 PREVIEW - Sports  Citizens Voice

Class 3A Athens vs. Crestwood. When: 5 p.m. tonight. Where: Lake-Lehman. How they got here: Athens was District 4's top seed and won its tournament with a ...



W-B Area will merge 3 city high school athletic programs  Citizens Voice

PLAINS — Beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, it will be a brand new ballgame for the three Wilkes-Barre City public high schools. At a school board ...



L-L baseball coaches name 'Sweet 16' All-League team, led by 3 from league champion Ephrata  LancasterOnline

Lancaster-Lebanon League baseball coaches have released their “Sweet 16” All-League team, capping off an impressive spring for area squads. Eleven L-L ...



Mifflinburg field hockey falls to Wyoming Area in PIAA first round  Milton Daily Standard

ALMEDIA — Despite being the champion out of District 4, Mifflinburg's field hockey team had the unenviable task of facing a tough District 2 runner-up Wyoming ...



Trio of District 2's best coaches enter PA Sports Hall of Fame  Citizens Voice

PLAINS TWP. — They are three of the greatest coaches to walk the sidelines in the history of District 2 athletics. When you hear the names George Curry, Jack ...



Hamburg repeats as Pa. American Legion Division 2 champions  Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers

HERSHEY >> The Hamburg Reds are still the only state champions the Pa. American Legion baseball Division 2 tournament has ever known.



Without Belenski, Dallas routs Pittston Area - Sports  Citizens Voice

DALLAS — The Dallas Mountaineers played arguably their best game of the season Friday night. But some chatter around the court focused more on who ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Dallas routs Tunkhannock - Sports  Citizens Voice

DALLAS — Heading into Friday night's contest, Dallas wanted to establish the line of scrimmage on both sides of the football. That mission was accomplished, ...



High School Sports Live Scores  wnep.com

Official WNEP Sports final scores available here. Live Scores are powered by you, the fans! Download the ScoreStream app today to share your team scores, ...



Rome takes 4th in Class 2A race - Sports  Citizens Voice

HERSHEY — After about a mile of running, Mitchell Rome found himself in the lead pack. Then the midway point of his final meet with Dallas cross country came ...



2018 Citizens' Voice Boys Tennis All-Stars - Sports  Citizens Voice

Nick Bazadona. School: Valley West. Year: Senior. Heading to Bloomsburg for soccer, Bazadona was one of two WVC players to receive a seed for the Class 3A ...



H.S. Girls Soccer: SCA not intimidated by East Juniata record  News Item

A good bounce here, a questionable call there — variance is a very real aspect to the game of soccer.



Bats gain protection in Pennsylvania - Sports  Citizens Voice

A disease put bats in danger a dozen years ago, but listing some of these bats as endangered in Pennsylvania now could take a small step toward saving them ...



Eyewitness News at the Bloomsburg Fair- Candice's Adventure- Wednesday  PA home page

BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY(WBRE/WYOU) Candice Kelly has some fun on Wednesday at the Bloomsburg Fair.



WVC GIRLS SOCCER ROUNDUP: Wesp wins it for Pittston Area  Citizens Voice

At Pittston Area, Katelyn Wesp scored the game-winning goal in the 64th minute of the Patriots' 3-2 win against Valley West in WVC girls soccer Thursday.



WVC BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Shoats leads Royals past Rangers  Citizens Voice

At Holy Redeemer, the Royals broked open a tied game with a big second-quarter run, beating Northwest 65-47,. The win improved the Royals to 7-1, 3-0 in the ...



2018 Field Hockey All-Stars - Sports  Citizens Voice

School: Holy Redeemer. Class: Senior. Position: Forward. After Holy Redeemer graduated its top players in 2017, Dolan took charge. Fairfield commit helped ...



Senior running back, backup quarterback spark Pittston Area in 2nd half  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Coughlin changed its quarterback out of necessity. Pittston Area changed its own to provide a spark. Even though the battle between the ...



Odds favor hunters as deer season begins - Sports  Citizens Voice

Recent trends indicate the odds favor hunters when they take to the woods today for the opening of Pennsylvania's two-week firearms deer season. According to ...



State cross country preview - Sports  Citizens Voice

What: PIAA Cross Country Championships. Where: Parkview Cross Country Course, Hershey. When: Today, starting at 9:30 a.m.. Online: Follow staff writer Eric ...



CAGED BEAST: Jordan headlines PA Cage Fight event this weekend  Citizens Voice

LARKSVILLE — Jimmy Jordan considers himself to be somewhat of a natural athlete. Jordan recalls his late grandfather Don Lewis, who once marveled at ...



DISTRICT 2 FIELD HOCKEY: Playoffs get started - Sports  Citizens Voice

The District 2 field hockey playoffs got underway with Tuesday's quarterfinal round in Classes A and 2A, where pretty much everything went according to plan.



Dragons edge Panthers to advance to final | Local  Milton Daily Standard

SELINSGROVE — In their pregame huddle, Bloomsburg's players said they wanted to make Lewisburg cry following the two teams' District 4 Class A semifinal.



HS BASKETBALL: Wyoming Seminary powers to another victory  Citizens Voice

At Dallas, Dimitri Gnall scored 22 points, while Todd Phillips added 13 to lead Wyoming Seminary over Dallas, 65-32 in boys basketball action Saturday.



Luzerne County Hall of Fame announces new class  Citizens Voice

The Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame will induct a diverse class of its 15 newest members next month. The high school, college and professional ranks will ...



Holy Redeemer rolls to 12th straight district title  Citizens Voice

Jason Farmer / Staff PhotographerHoly Redeemer's Liv Moore celebrates with the team. Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2018: Jason Farmer / Staff ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Furious fourth quarter lifts Valley West past Scranton  Citizens Voice

KINGSTON — For the second straight season, Valley West won the fourth-quarter battle against Scranton. This year, it was good enough to seal the victory.



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Advantageous Crestwood holds off Coughlin rally  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE- Chalk it up as a typical season opener for both Crestwood and Coughlin. There were mistakes, penalties, opportunities and missed chances.



WVC SWIMMING ROUNDUP: Spartans, Patriots split - Sports  Citizens Voice

At Pittston Area, Valley West diver Sophia Ginocchetti broke her own school record with 271.15 points, but the Pittston Area girls claimed a meet win.



Quinn resigns as Coughlin girls coach - Sports  Citizens Voice

Sources have confirmed Coughlin girls basketball coach John Quinn III has stepped down as the head coach following a suspension that was handed down by ...



Football: Dallas grad Zapoticky invited to Bills camp  Citizens Voice

A total of 13 quarterbacks were selected in the 2018 NFL Draft. Several more were signed as undrafted free agents by late Saturday night. Through it all, former ...



DISTRICT 2 GIRLS SOCCER PREVIEW: Lake-Lehman 2A top seed, Crestwood ranked first in 3A  Citizens Voice

CLASS A. Defending champ: Lakeland. Moving on: The champion advances to the PIAA tournament, where it will play the District 3 runner-up in the first round ...



PSU FOOTBALL: Lake-Lehman grad Connor McGovern entering NFL Draft  Citizens Voice

Never one to back away from a challenge, Lake-Lehman graduate Connor McGovern soon will be staring down his biggest one yet. McGovern, a junior ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Valley West edges Hazleton Area  Citizens Voice

HAZLETON — Valley West's Carson Canavan was a beast Friday night. The junior running back rushed for 251 yards on 29 carries and scored on a 42-yard ...



HS FOOTBALL: Scranton Prep rolls over Montoursville - Sports  Citizens Voice

DUNMORE — It had the potential for a disastrous start. Scranton Prep fumbled on the game's first play deep in its territory. Montoursville recovered and had the ...



McGrane Tournament: Piontkowski's diverse skill set key for Redeemer  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Jared Piontkowski stands out on any basketball court. This week, it's at the Wyoming Valley Catholic Youth Center, where Piontkowski will ...



WVC BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Smith, Johnson lead GAR  Citizens Voice

At GAR, Curtis Smith poured in a game-high 27 points, and Will Johnson added 24 as GAR held off Pittston Area on Thursday, 76-62. GAR held a 13-point lead ...



Football Game of the Week: Valley View at Dallas  Citizens Voice

VALLEY VIEW (7-0) at DALLAS (7-0). When: 7, tonight. Last meeting: Valley View 18, Dallas 12 (2011 district playoffs). Series history: Valley View leads 2-1.



Wyoming Area Ring of Pride inductees - Sports  Citizens Voice

Kim Pace. Kim Pace, class of 1971, lives in Wilkes-Barre with his wife, the former Carol Lombardo. They have a daughter, Lindsay Pace Jankowski, and a ...



Kissinger started racing young -- and hasn't stopped  Sunbury Daily Item

SELINSGROVE — When Wally Winn took his grandson, fifth-grader Ryan Kissinger, to Greenwood Valley Action Track 17 years ago to watch the go-kart and ...



BOYS BASKETBALL: Nanticoke Area routs Old Forge - Sports  Citizens Voice

At Nanticoke Area, Nate Kreitzer scored 18 points, leading three Trojans in double-figures scoring in a 73-49 win against visiting Old Forge on Monday in boys ...



FIELD HOCKEY: Wyoming Seminary wins Class A state championship  Citizens Voice

Wyoming Seminary defeated Newport, 2-0, for the PIAA Class A field hockey title, the Blue Knights' seventh state title. Hannah Maxwell and Kelsey Reznick ...



Preview: PIAA boys soccer playoffs  Allentown Morning Call

NORTHWESTERN (22-0-1) VS. DANIEL BOONE (14-8). When: 11 a.m. today. Where: Hamburg Area High School. At stake: A berth in Tuesday's state semifinals ...



Berwick tops Coughlin in Crusaders' final game - Sports  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Berwick rolled into Wilkes-Barre Memorial Stadium on Friday night with a district playoff spot locked up and did what it was supposed to do.



HS FOOTBALL: Imhotep Charter ends Valley View run in PIAA Class 4A  Citizens Voice

SLATINGTON — Most fighting back tears, Valley View players walked off the rain-soaked turf and were received by a proud and passionate contingent of fans ...



WVC ROUNDUP: Valley West girls swim past Meyers on final relay  Citizens Voice

At Meyers, Valley West's girls edged out the Mohawks 89-84. The meet came down to the final race, the 400 freestyle relay, where Lexy Schweizer, Kendra ...



HS GOLF: WVC field once again deep, talented as new season begins  Citizens Voice

This high school golf season has only just begun. But Dallas' team victory at last week's Tryba Preseason Tournament was so convincing that it's hard to imagine ...



HS FOOTBALL: Dunmore's Henzes sidelined after heart procedure  Citizens Voice

Dunmore head football coach Jack Henzes is recovering from heart valve surgery he underwent 10 days ago at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.



Lackawanna Trail's active defense leading team into PIAA Class 1A final  Citizens Voice

Lackawanna Trail needed stops. As it has throughout the second half of the season, the defense rose to the challenge. Juniata Valley quarterback Quinn ...



DISTRICT 2 FIELD HOCKEY PREVIEW - Sports  Citizens Voice

CLASS A. Favorite: Wyoming Seminary. Moving on: The champion and runner-up advance to the PIAA tournament, which begins Tuesday, Nov. 6. The D2 ...



New rules enhance pheasant hunting - Sports  Citizens Voice

For generations it was the pursuit of small game in general and ringneck pheasants and rabbits in particular that was the highlight of the fall hunting seasons.



GOING FOR THE GOAL: Lake-Lehman beats Redeemer, chasing district's top seed  Citizens Voice

FORTY FORT — The fall high school sports season is coming to a close. Golf and tennis are already in the playoffs. The regular seasons in field hockey, soccer ...



Rocket, Qadry Ismail look back on time playing for Meyers  Citizens Voice

When they came to Wilkes-Barre in 1982, Meyers High School was as much of a mystery to Rocket and Qadry Ismail as the Ismail brothers were to Meyers.



Overtime field goal sends Dallas to title game  Citizens Voice

DALLAS — The kick was certainly high enough. It was definitely long enough. The only thing left to determine was what would the wind do with the football once ...



Penn State's Sanderson to help with clinic at Valley West  Citizens Voice

Local wrestlers hoping to become the best in the district, region or state are getting the chance to learn from one of the best of all-time. Penn State wrestling ...



WVC CROSS COUNTRY ROUNDUP: Royals girls take top 3, Zapusek wins boys race  Citizens Voice

At State St. Elementary, Madison Dewees was the first of three Holy Redeemer runners to finish as the Royals took three victories Wednesday in Wyoming ...



NFL: Scranton native Munchak joins Fangio in Denver  Citizens Voice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Scranton native Mike Munchak, who had been a finalist for Denver's head coaching job, is making a lateral move from the Pittsburgh ...



Holy Redeemer (24-1, District 2 champion) vs. Bald Eagle (22-0, District 6 champion) - Sports  Citizens Voice

What: PIAA Class 2A volleyball championship game. When: 1 p.m. today. Where: Cumberland Valley High School. Online: Follow @TonyCVSports on Twitter for ...



FIELD HOCKEY: Top WVC prospects detail recruiting process  Citizens Voice

The opportunities are boundless for a field hockey player in the Wyoming Valley Conference. There are countless ways in which a player can get from point A to ...



Dallas gets past Berwick in defensive-dominated game  Citizens Voice

BERWICK — When he delivered the initial blow to Berwick quarterback Ryan Laubach, who was attempting to run around the left end of the Dallas defense, ...



Teacher indecency can get lost in state's system, Trib analysis reveals  Tribune-Review

When Tracy A. Bergen stepped before a Columbia County chemistry class in the fall of 2010, state education officials were investigating her alleged sexual ...



Cougars roll past Scranton - Sports  Citizens Voice

MOOSIC — Jacob Hunsinger scored touchdowns three different ways, Sparky Wolk threw for a pair of scores, and Hazleton Area snapped a two-game slide ...



District 2 golf: Lugiano, McClellan, Williams lead 9 regional qualifiers  Citizens Voice

ROARING BROOK TWP. — Wyoming Valley Conference golf is on the rise. Or, maybe, Monday's District 2 Individual Golf Championships signaled the WVC has ...



Dallas starts strong, but sees season end at Valley View  Citizens Voice

PECKVILLE — On its first drive of the night, Dallas checked off all the boxes. The Mountaineers completed a few passes, established a little bit of the run game ...



Michael S. Slusser | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Michael S. Slusser, 59, of New Providence, PA, passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017. He was the husband of Elaine S. Pelletier Slusser. They had ...



CHAMPS RALLY: Tinsley leads Abington Heights' comeback against Sem  Citizens Voice

KINGSTON — The state champs were in town Tuesday night. But longtime Abington Heights head coach Ken Bianchi would prefer that label stay attached to the ...



CROSS COUNTRY ROUNDUP: McKenna tops the field, Lake-Lehman tops the meet  Citizens Voice

At Lake-Lehman, Valley West sophomore Tavian McKenna won a season-opening tri-meet in 18 minutes, 30 seconds as his Spartans picked up a win, 24-33 ...



Mifflinburg falls in first round on unearned run  Sunbury Daily Item

By Brett R. Crossley. For The Daily Item. ALMEDIA — Mifflinburg's Tony Bennage never looked concerned or nervous as he opened the American Legion ...



PIAA FOOTBALL: Lackawanna Trail falls to Farrell - Sports  Citizens Voice

HERSHEY — Ray Melnikoff rocked Farrell's kickoff return speedster Jourdan Townsend, dislodging the ball and Josh Brown pounced on it for Lackawanna Trail.



WVC BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: GAR pulls away from Dallas  Citizens Voice

The GAR boys basketball team broke open a one-point game after three quarters with a strong fourth that carried them to a 62-54 home win over visiting Dallas.



LOCAL ROUNDUP: Holy Redeemer routs Lady Cougars in WVC opener  Citizens Voice

Four players scored in double figures as Holy Redeemer cruised past visiting Hazleton Area 82-49 in the Wyoming Valley Conference girls' basketball opener ...



WVC Basketball Roundup: Dallas routs Valley West - Sports  Citizens Voice

At Valley West, Dallas, coming out of halftime with a six-point lead, erased any possibility of a Spartan rally with a third-quarter spurt that powered the ...



Fish and Boat Commission increasing some permit prices  Citizens Voice

Rather than close some hatcheries in a savings proposal that angered lawmakers, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission opted to raise money by ...



WVC Wrestling Tournament Results - Sports  Citizens Voice

Team scores. Hazleton Area (HAZ), 249; Lake-Lehman (L-L), 189.5; Dallas (DAL), 161; Tunkhannock (TUN), 157.5; Coughlin (COU), 136; Valley West (VW), 123 ...



Savoy helps Pittston Area beat rival - Sports  Citizens Voice

At Wyoming Area, Lily Savoy scored four points in the first quarter, six in the second, and five in the third, finishing with 15 points as she and the Pittston Area ...



WVC GIRLS BASKETBALL: Meyers pulls away from Wyoming Area  Citizens Voice

At Wyoming Area, Allycia Harris scored 23 points and made seven of eight free throws in a decisive fourth quarter for visiting Meyers as the Mohawks beat the ...



FOOTBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: Valley View at Berwick  Citizens Voice

VALLEY VIEW (5-0) at BERWICK (5-0). When: 7, tonight. Last meeting: Valley View 24, Berwick 17 2OT (2017 4A district championship game). Series history: ...



WVC FIELD HOCKEY PREVIEW: Players to watch, analysis, power rankings  Citizens Voice

Since 2014, many Wyoming Valley Conference field hockey teams have played with aspirations of winning a state championship, only to come up short. It's hard ...



CROSS COUNTRY ROUNDUP: Rome wins at Kirby Park  Citizens Voice

At Kirby Park, Dallas senior Mitchell Rome won by nearly a minute in 16 minutes, 38 seconds as his Mountaineers took a pair of races but fell to Hazleton Area, ...



Berwick can't rally back - Sports  Citizens Voice

BERWICK — The Berwick Bulldogs were down, but not out. Despite a first half in which it allowed 21 unanswered points and committed 108 yards worth of ...



Hit me with your best shot - Sports  Citizens Voice

KINGSTON — Wyoming Seminary is playing this season with a target on its back. The Blue Knights are going to absorb every opponent's best shot — literally ...



WVC's top wrestlers looking to take extra step this season  Citizens Voice

By the final day of last season's state wrestling tournament, everyone in the Wyoming Valley Conference was relegated to spectator status. Those who tuned in ...



WVC Boys Soccer Preview: New system, new season starts tonight  Citizens Voice

Starting today, every game counts in Wyoming Valley Conference boys soccer. A *fresh* classification cycle for the 2018 regular season, which kicks off today with ...



Penn State vs. Kent State: Players to watch - Sports  Citizens Voice

RB Jo-El Shaw, Kent State. Football fans in Scranton might remember Shaw as the powerful back at Lackawanna College who ran for 1,449 yards in his career ...



PSU Football: Second Lackawanna prospect commits to Nittany Lions  Citizens Voice

For years, Lackawanna College's football program has provided a pipeline of elite junior college prospects to some of the top major college teams in the nation.



Athens ends Crestwood's season - Sports  Citizens Voice

LEHMAN TWP. — As the final buzzer sounded, Max Gariano stood on Lake-Lehman's midfield logo for a few moments and got a hug from his coach, David ...



Canzler, Bertoni named Hazleton Area baseball, softball coaches, respectively  Citizens Voice

HAZLE TWP. — It seems like only yesterday that Russ Canzler was routinely swatting mammoth home runs at Joe Maddon Field and baseball fields throughout ...



Lakeland beats Wyoming Area to advance to 3A title game  Citizens Voice

WEST PITTSTON — Lakeland fooled Wyoming Area once, and it helped set up a quick touchdown. Lakeland fooled the Warriors twice, and it led to the ...



Dallas shuts down Hornets' upset bid - Sports  Citizens Voice

DALLAS — A year ago, Xander Shaner watched from the sideline as Dallas football suffered a district quarterfinals upset to a No. 7 seed. Shaner's commitment ...



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