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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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Holy Redeemer softball advances to Class 3A state title game  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

BLOOMSBURG — Gaining a different perspective on softball, Holy Redeemer catcher Tiana Wren knew when the ball got past her North Schuylkill ...



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 ...



Awards highlight best and brightest in theater | News, Sports, Jobs  Williamsport Sun-Gazette

While many young actors and actresses won awards at the 10th annual Ray of Light Awards at the Community Arts Center Saturday afternoon, it was humility ...



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.



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.



District playoffs begin Tuesday for Lbg., Miff. | Local  Milton Daily Standard

The District 4 field hockey playoffs are set and Lewisburg and Mifflinburg begin their quests for gold and a slot in the state playoffs on Tuesday.



High school soccer round-up - Sports  Citizens Voice

BY STAFF REPORTS. At Nanticoke Area, three straight goals to open the second half broke open a close game and powered Tunkhannock to a 7-4 win over the ...



Midd-West too much for Blue Knights - Sports  Citizens Voice

WRIGHT TWP. — Sometimes, your team is simply outmatched. That proved to be the case Tuesday night at Crestwood, where Midd-West used speed and skill ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



PIAA FIELD HOCKEY ROUND 1 PREVIEW - Sports  Citizens Voice

(2-1) Wyoming Seminary (17-2-1) vs. (3-4) Bermudian Springs (21-2-1). What: Class A first round. When: 5, tonight. Where: Crestwood HS. How they got here: ...



High School Football: Wilkes-Barre consolidation forces minor schedule adjustments  Citizens Voice

When the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board elected to combine the athletic programs of GAR, Meyers and Coughlin beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, ...



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.



Warriors cruise to quarterfinals - Sports  Citizens Voice

At Central Columbia, Wyoming Area's season of historic field hockey success continued with a 5-1 win against Mifflinburg in the first round of the PIAA Class A ...



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 ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Lake-Lehman falls short vs. Western Wayne  Citizens Voice

LEHMAN TWP. — Western Wayne never threw in the towel when its back was against the wall. Its defense had to set up at the goal line early on? The Wildcats ...



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 ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Six first-half touchdowns power Wyoming Area  Citizens Voice

WEST PITTSTON — The Wyoming Area Warriors turned three Coughlin firsthalf turnovers into points on their way to a 42-14 victory over the Crusaders Friday ...



DISTRICT 2 FIELD HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Sem's 13 unlucky for Northwest  Citizens Voice

At Wyoming Seminary, Alex Wesneski (four goals, two assists), Julia Christian (three goals, two assists), Aubrey Mytych (two goals, assist) and Hannah Maxwell ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Meyers runs wild, gets 1st win  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — The difference in Meyers between the first and second weeks of the season? A more direct focus on fundamentals and execution.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL: Tunkhannock earns community's support before trip to World Series  Citizens Voice

This may very well be remembered as “The Championship Summer” for a handful of families in Tunkhannock. Having already won district, sectional, state and ...



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.



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 ...



GAME OF THE WEEK: GAR at Meyers - Sports  Citizens Voice

GAR (1-8) at MEYERS (6-3). When: 3:30, Saturday. Last meeting: Meyers 26, GAR 19 (OT) (2017). Series history: Meyers leads 44-41-1. How they fared last ...



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 ...



WVC Cross Country Results - Sports  Citizens Voice

Ed Narkiewicz Cross Country Meet/Conference Championships results. Wednesday, at Wyoming County Fairgrounds. Varsity Boys. Team standings. 1.



WVC Tennis: Landau's singles win, doubles sweep lifts Dallas  Citizens Voice

At Dallas, Morgan Landau won her No. 3 singles match, and the Mountaineers swept doubles play to take the overall match, 3-2. Reese Lewandowski and ...



GAR can't keep up with Lake-Lehman  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Oh, how the points were scored Friday night at Wilkes-Barre Memorial Stadium. Lake-Lehman set a new season-high for itself in points, ...



Athlete of the Week: Ryan Anderson, Wyoming Seminary boys soccer  Citizens Voice

Ryan Anderson is the goalie for the Wyoming Seminary boys soccer team. Last week the Blue Knights won the District 2 Class 2A championship, shutting out ...



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 ...



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 ...



Valley West dominant in victory over Crestwood - Sports  Citizens Voice

KINGSTON — A lot of points were scored, a lot of turnovers were committed, and a lot of time elapsed. Valley West and Crestwood played just into the 10 o'clock ...



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 ...



Wyoming Area defense shuts down Nanticoke Area - Sports  Citizens Voice

WEST PITTSTON — Twice in the first half, Nanticoke Area had its golden opportunity. Both times, the Trojans were inside the Wyoming Area 10-yard line.



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 ...



Black Knights keep rolling - Sports  Citizens Voice

LEHMAN TWP. — Give it some time. There was no panic after the first week of September, when Lake-Lehman struggled and lost its first two matches.



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 ...



DISTRICT 2 SOCCER ROUNDUP: Porfirio sends Warriors to finals  Citizens Voice

At Pittston Area, Aleah Kranson scored three goals and then she assisted Tierney Porfirio's overtime game-winner, as Wyoming Area edged Holy Redeemer 4-3 ...



Curry, Henzes, Klassner picked for PA Sports Hall of Fame  Citizens Voice

Curry. Henzes. Klassner. The names carry a lot of weight in sports in Northeastern Pennsylvania and beyond. The three coaching legends will receive some ...



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 ...



LOCAL GOLF: Semifinal matchups set for Potentate - Sports  Citizens Voice

DALLAS — Two former Wyoming Valley Conference golfers are making the most of their time playing together while their paths cross. Holy Redeemer graduate ...



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.



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.



HS FOOTBALL: Susquehanna outscores GAR in opener - Sports  Citizens Voice

SUSQUEHANNA — Offensively and defensively, running and throwing, Susquehanna turned opportunity into points. By making timely plays, the Sabers ...



DISTRICT 2 BOYS SOCCER PREVIEW: New format could bring some more excitement  Citizens Voice

There aren't many pushovers in this year's District 2 boys soccer tournament. The power rating system implemented this season kept the Class A-3A ...



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 ...



Players look toward future as one program - Sports  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Following Meyers' 21-14 win in the final edition of its storied rivalry with GAR, Meyers junior offensive lineman Josh Jones walked through ...



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 ...



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

BERWICK (3-0) at VALLEY WEST (3-0). When: Tonight, 7. Last meeting: Berwick 44, Valley West 22 (2017). Series history: Berwick leads 25-17. How they fared ...



WVC FIELD HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Jordyn Catina's hat trick sparks GAR to first win  Citizens Voice

At Wyoming Seminary, Hannah Maxwell (four goals), Julia Christian (two goals, three assists), Alex Wesneski (two goals, assist) and Aubrey Mytych (goal, two ...



Old Forge blanks Holy Redeemer - Sports  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Dante Lucarelli almost achieved perfection. Literally. The Old Forge starting quarterback completed all but one pass, and threw four ...



FOOTBALL: Pittston Area, Coughlin played six overtimes in 2008  Citizens Voice

Each week, staff writer Steve Bennett is highlighting coaches, players, games and more as Coughlin, GAR and Meyers play their final seasons as separate ...



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 ...



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 FIELD HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Fumanti, Bielski, Baird lead Redeemer over Coughlin  Citizens Voice

At Coughlin, Lexi Fumanti and Addy Bielski each scored and goalkeeper Meredythe Baird recorded a 15-save shutout, leading Holy Redeemer to a 2-0 win ...



Warriors get the job done - Sports  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Randy Spencer walked the fine line Saturday afternoon of getting done what he needed to accomplish, and at the same time, not ...



Lindberg makes it to Wilkes-Barre, 7 months after being traded  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Sam Lafferty and Will O'Neill were first to step onto the freshly resurfaced ice for practice on Tuesday afternoon. Only a few moments later, ...



GAR runs through Holy Redeemer in big win  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Being able to get the skill position players to operate freely in space via the perimeter is a problem GAR coach Paul Wiedlich Jr. identified as ...



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 ...



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, ...



LOCAL COLLEGES: Misericordia continues winning streak - Sports  Citizens Voice

Misericordia football added another dramatic victory to its season Saturday, when the Cougars put together a late fourth-quarter rally and defeated FDU-Florham ...



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.



Keystone State Games: Young Pocono 2 squad opens baseball play with loss  Citizens Voice

HUGHESTOWN — If the Keystone State Games resemble the Olympics, then one of its baseball games looked a bit like a local Futures Game on Thursday.



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.



WVC GIRLS SOCCER ROUNDUP: Bagnall hits milestone in Royals win  Citizens Voice

At Holy Redeemer, junior forward Annie Bagnall passed a milestone by scoring three goals, the third of which was the 100th in her career, as she and the ...



Spartans run into red hot Warriors - Sports  Citizens Voice

MILFORD — As the temperature outside is cooling down, Delaware Valley is heating up. The fifth-ranked Warriors earned their fourth straight win, 45-7, over ...



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, ...



Sauter carries Western Wayne with 6 TDs - Sports  Citizens Voice

SOUTH CANAAN TWP. — Western Wayne senior tailback Kobe Sauter knew what his job was Friday night: follow his offensive line. Sauter did that to the tune of ...



Dallas, Lake-Lehman boys soccer meet today in latest Cleary Cup match  Citizens Voice

It quickly becomes clear that Dallas vs. Lake-Lehman boys soccer isn't like most rivalries. Though the schools' proximity to each other makes them natural rivals, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Kranson scores only goal in Wyoming Area title win  Citizens Voice

LEHMAN TWP. — The bar has been raised for girls soccer at Wyoming Area. In 2016, the Warriors were delighted to win one district playoff game as an ...



Tunkhannock softball advances to LLWS semifinals - Sports  Citizens Voice

PORTLAND, Ore. — Erin Van Ness stood on third base just waiting for a chance to score. She knew she could count on her friend Ella McNeff to bring her home.



WVC FIELD HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Wyoming Area's Big 3 all chip in to beat Crestwood  Citizens Voice

At Crestwood, Lauren Parente, Toni Minichello and Kayla Kiwak scored a goal apiece in undefeated Wyoming Area's best win yet, a 3-1 win at perennial power ...



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 ...



Finally back, Hamler's personality leading the way for Lions  Citizens Voice

K.J. Hamler's teammates say he might be the most positive, effervescent personality on a day-to-day basis around the Penn State football team. But even he had ...



HS FOOTBALL: Ammons, Nanticoke Area rout GAR - Sports  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — There is something about Saturday night football and Nanticoke Area running back Joe Ammons that seems to click. Because when the ...



PIAA Boys Lacrosse: York Catholic ends Crestwood's run  Citizens Voice

EMMAUS — A stout, physical York Catholic defense limited Crestwood's boys lacrosse team to its lowest scoring output of the season Saturday in the PIAA ...



Live updates: Tunkhannock softball wins 17-0 at LLWS - Sports  Citizens Voice

The Tunkhannock majors softball team will play at 10 p.m. tonight against Europe-Africa (Northwest Czech Republic) in the Little League World Series in ...



Berwick runs over Crestwood - Sports  Citizens Voice

BERWICK — Before Owen Shoemaker's run to the left could even develop, it looked for sure like he'd be brought down in the backfield. That's until the senior ...



Boys tennis: Dallas reaches District 2 final - Sports  Citizens Voice

KINGSTON — A chance meeting several years ago changed the course of Dallas' boys tennis program. Some current sophomores were then in seventh grade, ...



GOLF ROUNDUP: Pick shoot 1-under, Hazleton Area tops Crestwood  Citizens Voice

At Blue Ridge, Hazleton Area's Jordan Pick's 1-under-par 35 bested the field in a 164-174 Cougar win. Teammate Brady Antolick was close behind with a 39.



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: ...



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 ...



HS FOOTBALL: Riverside beats Meyers in OT - Sports  Citizens Voice

TAYLOR — For 48 minutes Friday night, visiting Meyers and Riverside battled themselves as much as each other. Penalties and turnovers mounted as neither ...



INDYCAR: Bad crash mars start of ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway  Citizens Voice

LONG POND — For the second time in three years, a serious crash marred the Verizon IndyCar Series race at Pocono Raceway. Rookie Robert Wickens was ...



Tunkhannock locks up No. 1 seed for quarterfinal - Sports  Citizens Voice

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Tunkhannock all-stars had one goal when they took the field to wrap up their round-robin schedule Saturday morning at Alpenrose ...



Tunkhannock to play for world championship tonight - Sports  Citizens Voice

PORTLAND — The Tunkhannock all-stars will be playing for a title when they take the field tonight at the Little League Softball World Series after scoring a ...



Cornhole one of the unique offerings at Keystone State Games  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE – Around the Scranton area, he's known as “Bean Bag Johnny.” The form was almost the same every time the bean bag left John Bovenkamp's ...



Berwick wins battle of unbeatens vs. Valley West  Citizens Voice

KINGSTON — Sometimes it is not about the number of chances you get, but what you do with those opportunities when you are presented with them. Berwick's ...



Dallas rumbles over Pittston Area - Sports  Citizens Voice

Week after week, Rich Mannello preaches physicality and toughness. The Dallas offensive line proved it possesses those qualities, paving the way for six ...



Lackawanna Trail cruises vs. Haweyes - Sports  Citizens Voice

HANOVER TWP. — Lackawanna Trail is used to beating Wyoming Valley Conference teams. The Lackawanna League small school won seven of its last eight ...



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