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Assessing the unknown

July 19th

Trout Unlimited assists with PFBC’s Unassessed Waters Initiative

Lackawanna Trail youth football camp molds future Lions

Jul 23

The Sixth Annual Lion Cub Football Camp was held July 14-15 at Lackawanna Trail High School. Approximately 36 camps participated in the event. Under the direction of head coach Steve Jervis, assistant coaches and players, the campers...

Steve Bilko's teammates recall how the Nanticoke native blasted his way to the top of the Pacific Coast League

Jul 19

Old teammates remember Bilko the Great
The most dangerous hitters in baseball sometimes fill opposing teams with feelings of fear.The sight of Steve Bilko standing at the plate with a bat in his hands inspired sheer terror.

Nanticoke opens Legion tourney with a bang

Jul 19

MANSFIELD — The onslaught of hits followed by a steady stream of runs was no accident.Nanticoke isn't messing around in the Pennsylvania American Legion Region 5 Tournament.

Paying more for trout?

Jul 19

I doubt anyone would argue with Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission president Norm Gavlick's idea to lower the cost of a fishing license.

Assessing the unknown

Jul 19

Trout Unlimited assists with PFBC's Unassessed Waters Initiative
Tom Jones and Rich Schwartz silently stalked along the edge of a small tributary meandering beneath the shady forest canopy of Nescopeck State Park last Saturday.

RailRiders get around town

Jul 19

It's been a little more than two years since Rob Crain was appointed President and General Manager of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.

No. 7: The captain's team

Jul 19

Twenty-five years ago, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons stepped on the field for the first time. In honor of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre franchise's 25th year anniversary, The Times Leader is counting down the Top 25...

DCNR camp exposes students to a wide variety of careers in the outdoors

Jul 18

DCNR camp exposes students to a wide variety of careers in the outdoors
Nathan Bonham arrived at his summer camp this week hoping to use the experience to narrow down his decision on a major when he starts college this fall.Halfway through the week, the opposite happened.

PSU football schedules first new games under coach James Franklin

Jul 18

James Franklin's push into SEC country has led to a new name on Penn State's schedule.

Summer in the sand is a workout at PSU

Jul 16

Players tend to groan at the mention of it. The strength coach? He can't suppress a smile.

Sports league becoming big social event

Jul 16

SCRANTON — As a former high school and college athlete, Pete Fulton didn't come to the Scranton Social Sports Club looking for a date.

Lackawanna Trail hosts annual field hockey camp

Jul 16

Lackawanna Trail Field Hockey held its annual Field Hockey Camp July 7-10, for grades 4-9. It was conducted by Rachel Boyle, a 1992 Trail graduate and current women's field hockey head coach at Washington...

Abington American falls to North Pocono

Jul 16

SPRING BROOK TWP. — North Pocono defeated Abington American, 11-1, in four innings, in the District 17 10-11 year-old baseball championship July 11 at the Robert Aston Baseball Complex.

Abington Little League All-Stars selected

Jul 16

Members of the Abington National and Abington American 12-year-old All-Star teams are: Abington American- Zachary Allen, Nick Colombo, Zach Bednarz, Nick Davenport, Charlie Kutz, Dylan Wharton, Luke Glidewell, Dante Deriggi, Michael...

Abington Little League results

Jul 16

9-10 Year Age GroupNorth Pocono 24- Abington American 13

Pressure doesn't bother Lions' Lewis

Jul 15

There's no reason to dance around it. Penn State's new offense needs someone who can stretch the defense. And right now, there's no better candidate than Eugene Lewis.

Big hit from Cody Brown gives Tunkhannock to WVALL title shot

Jul 14

KINGSTON — Scott Zaner was in the dugout waiting five innings for his Tunkhannock team to get a big hit when needed.

Outdoor notes Pa. Fish and Boat Commission hosts meeting

Jul 19

The Pennsylvania Game Commission will host an educational program on black bears at the Northeast Region Office in Dallas at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 24.

Abington American falls to North Pocono in district title game

Jul 11

North Pocono defeated Abington American, 11-1, in four innings, in the District 17 10-11 year-old baseball championship. Shortstop Mike Show drove in Abington's lone run. Left fielder Jimmy Miller had two hits and third baseman...

Allied golf tournament raises funds for autism programs

Jul 9

Nearly 130 golfers teed off recently at the Huntsville Golf Club in Lehman for 21st annual Allied Services Autism Golf Classic, which has collected more than $1 million for the local non-profit health and human services provider in the...

Trail senior softball players honored

Jul 9

Senior members of the Lackawanna Trail Softball team and their parents were honored at their last home game on May 8.

Impact Panthers win softball tournament

Jul 9

The Impact Panthers 16U Black softball team took first place in the USSSA State Championship in Easton on June 22.

Impact Panthers win PONY state championship

Jul 9

The Impact Panthers 16U Gold girls fast pitch softball team, out of Lackawanna County, traveled to Philadelphia to compete in the Pennsylvania Pony State Championship tournament. The teamwas a fifth seed before heading on to win the...

Sanderson Street Salon team wins softball Classic

Jul 9

Sanderson State Street Salon, a 12U team from the Abington Area Girls Softball League won the Valley Petunia League Classic Championship in Jessup on June 24. The team defeated Oaktree Photography from Scott Township, 9-7. Sanderson...

Abington American All-Star results

Jul 9

District 17 9-10June 26Abington American 11 Christy Mathewson 1

BMX race raises money for the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society

Jul 9

The annual Race for Life at Cedar BMX Park in Newton Twp. was held on June 28. The riders collected donations for the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society. This year's top three collectors were Bryan Zuraski - $1,000, Kaitlyn Simpson - $865...

Kromko's spirit lives on through annual race

Jul 9

The 4th annual Kristyn Kromko Celebration of Life Memorial Race will be held July 12 at 9 a.m. at Baptist Bible College and Seminary in Clarks Summit.

Lackawanna County 3-on-3 basketball tourney slated for downtown Scranton

Jul 8

Downtown Scranton will be the site of Lackawanna County's annual 3 on 3 tournament on August 1, 2, and 3.

Football tournament coming to WB

Jul 2

The Wilkes-Barre Shootout 7 on 7 high school football tournament will be held om Sunday, July 20 at McCarthy Stadium at Betzler Fields, 221 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp.

LT football golf tourney set for August 8

Jul 2

The Lackawanna Trail football team will host its second annual “Kick-Off Classic” golf tournament at Shadowbrook Golf Course on Friday, August 8 with a 1 p.m. shotgun start.

Sandlot to host baseball camp for boys/girls

Jul 2

The Sandlot Baseball Academy announced its 3rd annual “Swing into Fall Camp” will be held August 5-30.

Baptist Bible Golf Classic adds to student scholarships

Jul 2

The tradition of raising funds for Baptist Bible College & Seminary scholarships through play at a championship-caliber golf course continued on May 19, with a record $72,000 raised for students.

Abington-based soccer team wins Honesdale tournament

Jul 2

The U14 Abington Narwhals won their division during the Honesdale Invitational Soccer Tournament during Memorial Day weekend.

Davenport wins Home Run Derby

Jul 2

Nick Davenport was the winner of the home run derby at the Abington Little League Family Fun Field Day June 8 at Ackerly Field in Clarks Summit.

LT senior baseball players honored

Jul 2

Senior members of the Lackawanna Trail baseball team and their parents were honored at their last home game on May 8.

Annual Lion Club football camp set for July

Jul 2

Lackawanna Trail head football coach Steve Jervis announced the 6th annual Lion Cub Football Camp will be held July 14-15 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

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