That one time Mark Payton faced Roger Clemens

That one time Mark Payton faced Roger Clemens

With Roger Clemens coming to PNC Field tonight … In 2012, Roger Clemens pitched an inning of the University of Texas alumni game. Batting third for the Longhorns that day: Mark Payton. Payton, the RailRiders outfielder, paid attention to the first two hitters....
Postgame notes: Higashioka headed for doctor

Postgame notes: Higashioka headed for doctor

A few notes from the clubhouse after tonight’s game. Higashioka leaves game Catcher Kyle Higashioka left Wednesday’s game between the bottom of the seventh and top of the eighth inning. Higashioka hit a high flyout to left in the seventh, then Eddy...
HS SPORTS: 2016-17 Athlete of the Week Ceremony

HS SPORTS: 2016-17 Athlete of the Week Ceremony

Well, it’s over, and we made it. Tuesday night brought a conclusion to the 2016-17 Scholastic Sports season for us at The Times-Tribune. It was a wonderful ceremony in the fifth-floor auditorium of The Scranton Times Building and honestly, there are so many...
AOW EXTRAS: Mid Valley’s Abbie Mills

AOW EXTRAS: Mid Valley’s Abbie Mills

Here’s more from Marty Myers’ interview with the final Athlete of the Week for the 2016-17 school year, Mid Valley’s Abbie Mills. Sports teams you follow: New York Yankees, but that’s about it. Why did you want to go to the state final to see the...
HS SPORTS: 2016-2017 Fall Sports Season In Review

HS SPORTS: 2016-2017 Fall Sports Season In Review

Hello sports fans! Congratulations to the Dallas Mountaineers, who captured the PIAA Class 4A championship that capped the 2016-17 scholastic sports season in the state. That means it is time to look back at the season that was, beginning with a recap of the Fall...