AOW EXTRA: Ivan Balavage, Scranton Prep wrestling

AOW EXTRA: Ivan Balavage, Scranton Prep wrestling

For the second year in a row, Ivan Balavage of Scranton Prep won an individual title at the Lackawanna League Wrestling Championships. Last year, it was at 195 pounds. This year, he won at 220 pounds. He pinned Jose Falcon of Delaware Valley in the quarterfinals;...
AOW EXTRA: Lexi Walsh, Holy Cross basketball

AOW EXTRA: Lexi Walsh, Holy Cross basketball

In Holy Cross’ season-opening 60-44 win over Scranton, senior Lexi Walsh scored 22 points, grabbed six rebounds, has four assists and two steals. That effort earned her Athlete of the Week honors for the third time in her career. The other two occasions were for...
AOW EXTRA: Gavin Darcy, Dunmore football

AOW EXTRA: Gavin Darcy, Dunmore football

It appeared as if Dunmore would take a two-touchdown lead into the locker room at halftime of its DIstrict 2 Class 2A final against Carbondale Area. But Gavin Darcy had other ideas. The senior quarterback threw a pair of touchdown passes in the final minute of the...
2017 PIAA CROSS COUNTRY PREVIEW CAPSULES

2017 PIAA CROSS COUNTRY PREVIEW CAPSULES

Saturday in Hershey, at the PIAA Cross Country Championships, has the potential to be a very big day for the Lackawanna League, in particular, and District 2, in general. A number of teams and individual runners are expected to do well. Montrose boys (Class 1A), Holy...