DeMatteo’s RBI fuels Abington Heights’ 8-7 softball win over Delaware Valley

DeMatteo’s RBI fuels Abington Heights’ 8-7 softball win over Delaware Valley

S. ABINGTON TWP. — In a game dominated by walks, 20 in all, third baseman Kaylee DeMatteo delivered a big hit in the bottom of the eighth inning...

April 25th, 2017 |  


High school sports roundup: Abington Heights track and field teams on a roll

High school sports roundup: Abington Heights track and field teams on a roll

BASEBALLWarriors too much for LionsElk Lake defeated Lackawanna Trail, 8-2, in a Lackawanna League Division 4 game April 24 in Clinton Township. Shawn...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Abington Gators age group swim team holds awards banquet

Abington Gators age group swim team holds awards banquet

The Abington Gators age group swim team held its annual awards banquet April 1 at the Montdale Country Club. The boys and girls 8U teams along with th...

April 25th, 2017 |  


College Corner: Alyssa McMinn shining in three events for Messiah College

College Corner: Alyssa McMinn shining in three events for Messiah College

Messiah College track coach Dale Fogelsanger feels Alyssa McMinn is ahead of schedule this spring as the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Outdoor Cham...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Keystone College names Joseph Ambrose as first women’s golf head coach

Keystone College names Joseph Ambrose as first women’s golf head coach

LA PLUME — Joseph Ambrose has been named Keystone College’s first-ever women’s golf head coach, according to an announcement by Dr. ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Tunkhannock grad Colin Franko named to conference’s all-sportsmanship team

Tunkhannock grad Colin Franko named to conference’s all-sportsmanship team

ASTON — Keystone College men’s tennis player Colin Franko, a Tunkhannock High School graduate, was named to the Colonial States Athletic C...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of April 26, 2017

Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of April 26, 2017

Newton Recreation Center fall and winter hours, 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Lackawanna Trail graduate Keith Gavin named head wrestling coach at Pittsburgh

Lackawanna Trail graduate Keith Gavin named head wrestling coach at Pittsburgh

Keith Gavin became an NCAA Division I national champion during his wrestling days at the University of Pittsburgh.Now, almost a decade later, the Lack...

April 19th, 2017 |  


High school sports roundup: Abington Heights tennis team earns three wins

High school sports roundup: Abington Heights tennis team earns three wins

BASEBALLComets shut down CougarsJake Swank and Colin McCreary combined to throw a no-hitter as Abington Heights defeated Valley View, 3-1, in a Lackaw...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Sixth-inning rally carries Scranton past Abington Heights in baseball game

Sixth-inning rally carries Scranton past Abington Heights in baseball game

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Neither starting pitcher allowed many baserunners, but Scranton used small ball to pull out a 3-1 win over Abington Heights i...

April 18th, 2017 |