High school sports roundup: Scranton Prep edges Abington Heights in key boys basketball game

High school sports roundup: Scranton Prep edges Abington Heights in key boys basketball game

BOYS BASKETBALLCavs edge CometsScranton Prep defeated Abington Heights, 54-51, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 game Jan. 11 in South Abington Townsh...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Abington Heights uses fast start to defeat West Scranton in Division 1 clash

Abington Heights uses fast start to defeat West Scranton in Division 1 clash

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Coming off a loss to division rival Scranton Prep two days earlier, Abington Heights wanted to make sure it didn’t s...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of Jan. 18, 2017

Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of Jan. 18, 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....

January 16th, 2017 |  


Abington Gators split with Central Columbia in youth swim meet

Abington Gators split with Central Columbia in youth swim meet

SCRANTON — The Abington Gators boys team defeated the Central Columbia Blue Jays, 156-47, but the girls team lost, 126-103, in a Northeastern Pe...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Marywood University’s Catie Nealon named North Region Player of the Week

Marywood University’s Catie Nealon named North Region Player of the Week

DANBURY, Conn. — Marywood University junior Catie Nealon, an Abington Heights graduate, was selected as the Eastern College Athletic Conference ...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Abington Heights junior high wrestling team tops West Scranton

Abington Heights junior high wrestling team tops West Scranton

The Abington Heights junior high wrestling team defeated West Scranton, 48-31, in a dual meet Jan. 4. Sal Schiavone picked up a pin in 1:13 and Cade K...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Alley Cats Bowling League scores for the week of Jan. 10, 2017

Alley Cats Bowling League scores for the week of Jan. 10, 2017

Below are the scores for the Alley Cats Bowling League for the week of Jan. 10:Team Standings: Wildcats-7, Panthers-7, Manx-6, Calicos-5, Bobcats-4, T...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Keystone College adds women’s golf as 21st varsity sport

Keystone College adds women’s golf as 21st varsity sport

LA PLUME — Keystone College announced the addition of women’s golf as a varsity sport beginning in the 2017-18 academic year. Women’...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Mid Valley boys soccer team raises money for cancer research

Mid Valley boys soccer team raises money for cancer research

SCRANTON — The Mid Valley High School boys varsity soccer team hosted its second annual “Kicking for a Cause” soccer game fundraiser...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Olivia Baker’s game-winning basket leads Abington Heights over Scranton Prep

Olivia Baker’s game-winning basket leads Abington Heights over Scranton Prep

SCRANTON — Abington Heights fought back from a nine-point deficit and two serious offensive droughts Monday night.The Lady Comets gave themselve...

January 10th, 2017 |