HS FOOTBALL: More excitement among the big schools; Battle for the Bell is upon us

Good Thursday to everyone! WOW! I walked out of Scranton Memorial Stadium last Friday night shaking my head and appreciating what I had just covered. The showdown between Scranton and North Pocono gave high school football another jolt of energy this season. It was...
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Recipe for a celebration

First, your team needs to be winning. That's the most important thing, but you also don't address it until the fifth or sixth innings. Baseball and superstition go hand-in-hand, after all. Next, move out the furniture. In the RailRiders' clubhouse, the recliners and...
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HS FOOTBALL: Scranton is in the Fast Lane in first three weeks; Season heads into high gear

Good Thursday morning everyone! I am just giddy. It was 7:30 a.m. The smell of fresh brewed coffee and toaster-burned bagels filled the air. Now what I want you all to do is take your left index finger and put it in your ear. Not too far mind you, believe me I know...
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RailRiders: Notes from a dominant Game 2

Now, first to two wins, wins. The RailRiders walked out of Durham with a split in the first two games of the best-of-five Governors' Cup championship series after Domingo German's dominant seven innings in Game 2. The next three games are back at PNC Field. German was...
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HS FOOTBALL: Exciting game energizes interest; Dunmore dominating; A look at Week 3

Good Thursday everyone! It's been a dreary couple of days here in NEPA, and being someone who has family and has visited Florida many times, our thoughts should be with those who will be dealing with much more severe conditions in the next few days. OK, it's time to...
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Throwback Thursday – Cheerleading

Throwback Thursday – Cheerleading

Cheerleading practice at Memorial Stadium in September 1969 - Previous Throwback Thursday post -  Sept 14 - An Imperial Stallion in Scranton  Aug 24 – History of the 1900 block of N. Main...

HS TENNIS: Rivalry match on the horizon; Playoff race heats up

HS TENNIS: Rivalry match on the horizon; Playoff race heats up

Good Wednesday morning to you all! The early haze is burning off and it's going to be another summer-like afternoon in NEPA and I have leafed through the results from the last several days. There have been some outstanding matches and the calendar is going fast. The...

Recipe for a celebration

Recipe for a celebration

First, your team needs to be winning. That's the most important thing, but you also don't address it until the fifth or sixth innings. Baseball and superstition go hand-in-hand, after all. Next, move out the furniture. In the RailRiders' clubhouse, the recliners and...

Durham Bulls at PNC Field

Durham Bulls at PNC Field

Images from the Durham Bulls' practice at PNC Field on Monday, September 18, 2017 - [gallery type="rectangular" size="large"...

Bloom wants to replace Barletta in Congress

Bloom wants to replace Barletta in Congress

State Rep. Steve Bloom jumped today into the race for the congressional seat that Rep. Lou Barletta plans to give up with a full-throated appeal to President Donald Trump's voters. He just didn't mention Trump by name. If you've never heard of him around here, there's...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK EXTRA: More with Scranton’s Ky’Ron Harbin

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK EXTRA: More with Scranton’s Ky’Ron Harbin

Scranton’s Ky’Ron Harbin joined very elite company this week when he was named Athlete of the Week for the fourth straight school year. This was his first as a football player. The 18-year-old also has been AOW twice for track and field and once for basketball. You’ve...

Lake-Lehman’s Eury gets his chance, by popular demand

Lake-Lehman’s Eury gets his chance, by popular demand

Former Lake-Lehman running back Nick Eury looks for running room against Lakeland back in his high school days with Lake-Lehman. On Saturday night, he got his first chance to carry the ball for Penn State. STAFF PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER DOLAN One carry. Four yards. In the...