HS BASKETBALL: District 2 Tournament Projections

Folks, the Lackawanna League and the Wyoming Valley Conference both concluded their regular seasons without any unnecessary playoff games to determine league champions. Now, for the first time in probably 20 years, teams do take a much needed break to recharge the...
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HS SWIMMING: 2018 Les Richards Championship Meet Seeds

This weekend is the always exciting Les Richards Championship meet held and hosted by Scranton High School, and organized by Scranton coach Dave Drouse. In The Times-Tribune there is a story about Aidan Drouse, who is much more than a record-setting swimmer who is...
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HS BASKETBALL: Heading down the home stretch; Playoff picture clearing in final week

The second week of February often produces the most intense competition within the Lackawanna League. And this year should be no exception. Just ask Honesdale. The Hornets saw their season slipping away as only eight of 12 teams reach the District 2 Class 4A playoffs....
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HS BASKETBALL: Teams chasing division championships; One week remains in regular season

The storm that wasn't reached NEPA and for boys basketball it had little to no impact. So, what fans have to look forward to from now until Feb. 15 is three official play dates and the chase for division championships and playoff spots. Remember, District 2 uses a...
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HS BASKETBALL: Things heat up as the season winds down; Tuesday games will be critical

Now things get interesting. What a week that was in the Lackawanna League. A couple of outstanding performances, late game heroics, and some tough nonleague matchups certainly impacted the regular season, as it enters the final two weeks. We begin with the traditional...
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HS SWIMMING: 2018 Les Richards Championships (Results)

HS SWIMMING: 2018 Les Richards Championships (Results)

Hello, everyone. Tonight is the 2018 Les Richards Championships from the Scranton High School Natatorium. We will try to keep everyone updated after the official completion of each event. GIRLS 200 Medley Relay: Wyoming Seminary (Skylar Roerig, Madi Federici, Tara...

HS TRACK: The Run at The Rec III (Results)

HS TRACK: The Run at The Rec III (Results)

A lot of marquee performers from the Lackawanna Track Conference came out and had outstanding individual performances at The Run at The Rec III at Clarks Summit University, hosted by Rob Ahrens and scored by our good friends at Wil-Time. Here are the results (I think...

HS BASKETBALL: District 2 Tournament Projections

HS BASKETBALL: District 2 Tournament Projections

Folks, the Lackawanna League and the Wyoming Valley Conference both concluded their regular seasons without any unnecessary playoff games to determine league champions. Now, for the first time in probably 20 years, teams do take a much needed break to recharge the...

It’s rigged!

It’s rigged!

Olympic and local figure-skating hero Adam Rippon has made no secret of his distaste for the Trump administration. This got me to blue-skying about Trump's complete reluctance to criticize Russia, and Rippon's curious third-place finish earlier this week to a Russian...

Thoughts, prayers and cellphone video

Thoughts, prayers and cellphone video

This morning, I watched video of Wednesday's school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. A student made the chilling footage on a cellphone as the carnage unfolded. It was live-streamed on social media, and the victim of a past school...

HS SWIMMING: 2018 Les Richards Championship Meet Seeds

HS SWIMMING: 2018 Les Richards Championship Meet Seeds

This weekend is the always exciting Les Richards Championship meet held and hosted by Scranton High School, and organized by Scranton coach Dave Drouse. In The Times-Tribune there is a story about Aidan Drouse, who is much more than a record-setting swimmer who is...

The longest yard

The longest yard

How bad is the Scranton School District's financial picture? Bad enough that athletics might be on the chopping block.