AOW EXTRA: Rachael Tirjan, Wallenpaupack soccer

AOW EXTRA: Rachael Tirjan, Wallenpaupack soccer

In three victories by the Wallenpaupack girls soccer team, junior Rachael Tirjan had 9 goals and 2 assists. She scored twice, including the game-winner in OT, against Lakeland in the Kotula Classic semifinals; had four goals and an assist in the Kotula final against...
AOW EXTRA: Rheyse Green, Scranton football

AOW EXTRA: Rheyse Green, Scranton football

Welcome to the 68th season of the Times-Tribune Athlete of the Week program. And welcome to our new sponsor, Coordinated Health. Our first recipient is Rheyse Green. The Scranton High School senior running back carried 19 times for 252 yards and had touchdown runs of...
AOW EXTRA: Western Wayne’s Ryan Atcavage

AOW EXTRA: Western Wayne’s Ryan Atcavage

Western Wayne senior Ryan Atcavage came away with two medals in Class 2A at the PIAA Track and Field Championships at Shippensburg University. First, he took silver in the 300-meter hurdles in 39.39 seconds — .28 seconds behind winner Josh Booth of...
AOW EXTRA: Madelynn Guinane, Montrose softball

AOW EXTRA: Madelynn Guinane, Montrose softball

In three wins, the junior pitcher posted 21 scoreless innings, allowed just five hits and struck out 40 to help the Lady Meteors clinch the Lackawanna League Division IV title. She tossed a four-hit shutout with 15 strikeouts against Blue Ridge and hurled a no-hitter...
AOW EXTRA: Katie Dammer, Abington Heights

AOW EXTRA: Katie Dammer, Abington Heights

The Abington Heights junior competed with a heavy heart at the 62nd Jordan Relays. Earlier in the day, she attended the funeral for her grandfather, Bob Sulzbach. However, she never thought about not running and wound up helping the Lady Comets capture the Class 3A...