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 EXTRAS: Dunmore’s Frank Damiano

AOW EXTRAS: Dunmore’s Frank Damiano

The Dunmore senior had 78 yards rushing an a touchdown, 27 yards receiving, and averaged 37.5 yards on his 10 punts in a state semifinal loss to Southern Columbia. Age: 17 Other sports you play: Baseball Any superstitions or rituals? The whole team, we usually go to a...
AOW EXTRAS: Dunmore’s Steve Borgia

AOW EXTRAS: Dunmore’s Steve Borgia

The Dunmore sophomore had six tackles and two pass breakups on defense; returned three punts for 65 yards; had six yards rushing and six yards receiving in a 23-20 win over Ligonier Valley in the PIAA Class 2A quarterfinals. Here’s more from his interview with...
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...