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...
A son’s gift to his father on Father’s Day

A son’s gift to his father on Father’s Day

During a drive home from work one early morning, a familiar song came on the radio, one not heard in a very long time. As is sometimes the case, lyrics and harmonies stir up thoughts and visions in my mind. Harry Chapin’s voice came through with his classic...
HS SPORTS: LIAA honors 2016-17 Scholar-Athletes

HS SPORTS: LIAA honors 2016-17 Scholar-Athletes

The Lackawanna Interscholastic Athletic Association honored outstanding achievement in academics and athletics at a breakfast ceremony Wednesday at Genetti Manor. It’s the third year for the awards and 47 student-athletes — 24 females and 23 males —...
AOW EXTRAS: Scranton’s Ky’Ron Harbin

AOW EXTRAS: Scranton’s Ky’Ron Harbin

Here’s more from Marty Myers’ Athlete of the Week interview with Ky’Ron Harbin. Who’s the most famous athlete you’ve met? I just met Tony Carr yesterday, Penn State’s point guard. He’s a nice person. Was there one watershed moment when you knew you...
AOW EXTRA: Angelina Ioppolo, Wallenpaupack softball

AOW EXTRA: Angelina Ioppolo, Wallenpaupack softball

Wallenpaupack’s junior first baseman Angelina Ioppolo went 7 for 10 with two doubles and a triple as the Lady Buckhorns started the season 3-0, including a 10-4 win over preseason co-favorite Delaware Valley.   Give me one funny or loose moment from your years on...