HS BASKETBALL: 2019 District 2 Tournament tips off; Top seeds hold court; Friday’s sites and times set

The opening day of the District 2 Basketball Tournament proved the teams that earned the top seeds, did so for a reason. All of the top four seeds in Class 5A and Class 3A held and did so impressively. Abington Heights, Dallas, Wallenpaupack and Crestwood won their...

A Monday in Cooperstown

When you don't have Regular Person Weekends off, you take random day trips on Mondays. Today, my dad and I went to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown for the first time in at least a decade. If you've never been, it's well worth the trip to the little...

HS BASKETBALL: 2018-19 District 2 Basketball Pairings; Lackawanna League Champions

The regular season has come to a conclusion. All four Lackawanna League chamionships have been determined. All of the preseason favorites by the league coaches won tiles after Susquehanna defeated Moutain View in a playoff game Saturday at Carbondale Area High School....

HS SWIMMING: 2019 LES RICHARDS CHAMPIONSHIPS (Results — FINAL)

It is the first big championship meet of the season as we bring you the 2019 Les Richards Championships from Scranton High School. This morning, Scranton's Aidan Drouse set a meet and pool record in qualifying for the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 52.29 seconds....

HS SWIMMING: Les Richards Meet starts with Diving; Races on Saturday

Good Friday to you all. The Lackawanna League swimming regular season had a fantastic finish as Scranton Prep girls captured the championship with a win over Delaware Valley in a battle of undefeated teams and the Delaware Valley boys completed yet another undefeated...
More change coming on PSU staff

More change coming on PSU staff

Penn State special teams coordinator Phil Galiano speaks to the media during a press conference last August. (Phoebe Sheehan/Centre Daily Times via Associated Press) Here's an interesting start to your Friday, if you're a Penn State fan. The university posted a help...

Presidential playtime

Presidential playtime

He's not the first president to install a golf simulator in the White House, although his is certainly the most expensive and elaborate to date. Along with tweeting and watching Fox News, it's a perfect "executive time" toy.

Juwan Johnson heading west

Maybe the worst-kept secret in college football became official today. It appears former Penn State receiver Juwan Johnson is going to play his final season this fall at Oregon. Eugene, see you this fall #GoDucks 🦆 pic.twitter.com/NwLKQrK1nj— Juwan Johnson...

Road to Gold: You’ve won an Oscar — now what?

Road to Gold: You’ve won an Oscar — now what?

Now until the Feb. 24 Oscar telecast, Take 2 will run a series of posts focusing on issues and subjects involving the Academy Awards. Winning an Oscar is the top prize in cinema, and new doors open once someone grabs hold of the golden statuette. Since 2010, Academy...

Shot In The Arm

Shot In The Arm

Back in early January, while searching for sledding images, I discovered a folder marked "Stop Measles." I found it interesting and thought I could use this folder some day. Vaccinations and measles have been in the news of late due to the outbreak of the disease in...

Recruiting staffer Sanders heads to Oregon

Recruiting staffer Sanders heads to Oregon

You can probably argue that this one is the biggest loss Penn State has suffered in the year of the transfer portal. Kenny Sanders, who has worked in the Nittany Lions' recruiting department since 2014, announced that he is heading to the University of Oregon to...

These products will have you feeling yourself this Valentine’s Day

These products will have you feeling yourself this Valentine’s Day

Call me a sucker, but I’ve always loved Valentine’s Day. It’s a celebration of love and relationships, and the most important relationship you have is the one with yourself. We all deserve to feel good, and that’s why I put together this list of must-have products to...

REPORT: One more name in the portal for Penn State

REPORT: One more name in the portal for Penn State

Looks like there could be at least one more player looking for a new opportunity away from the Penn State football program. Lions247 is reporting that receiver Cameron Sullivan-Brown is entering the transfer portal. New name in the NCAA Transfer Portal from Penn State...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK EXTRA: SCRANTON’S COLETTE MULDERIG

Scranton’s 6-foot-3 junior center scored 12 points in a loss to Scranton Prep, then had 16 points and 13 rebounds in a win over No. 7 Valley View, and a career-best 31 points with 15 rebounds in a victory over No. 10 Western Wayne. Age: 17 Athletes you admire?...

Expert on the scene

Expert on the scene

Retired Delaware Valley Schools Superintendent Candis Finan arrives this week as the state-appointed recovery specialist tasked with helping right the foundering financial ship that is the Scranton School District.

Archives at the Movies

Archives at the Movies

Once a month the National Archives proposes a theme for libraries, museums an archives to share materials from their collections based on that theme. This month is is Archives at the Movies. You can follow along on social media with the hashtags #archiveshashtagparty...