HS FOOTBALL: New two-year cycle brings a new look to LFC

The high school football season in Pennsylvania came to an official conclusion last weekend with six title games at HersheyPark Stadium. With the crowning of the state champions -- Pine Richland (Class 6A), Archbishop Wood (Class 5A), Erie Cathedral Prep (Class 4A),...
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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...
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2017 Lackawanna Football Conference Coaches All-Star Teams

2017 Lackawanna Football Conference Coaches All-Stars   DIVISION I       Offense QB: Nick Reilly Delaware Valley RB: Rhyese Green Scranton RB: Joe Ingulli Wallenpaupack RB: Ryan Obiso Delaware Valley FB: Aiden Maldacker Wallenpaupack WR: Dylan...
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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 staff...
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HS FOOTBALL: 2017 District 2 Playoffs Finalized

Yes, I know it's Sunday, but it's also playoff season. That means Mike Ognosky doesn't stop working. So, neither do I. After crunching all the numbers late Friday night and double-checking those again late Saturday after the last of the regular-season battles were...
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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...

Politico writes about GOP targeting Matt Cartwright

  Politico has weighed in on the congressional districts held by Democrats that Republicans will target next year.  As I've previously reported, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-17, Moosic, represents a major target for the GOP, who think former Wall Street financier...

2017 Lynett Tournament pairings announced Thursday

2017 Lynett Tournament pairings announced Thursday

On Thursday, the sports department hosted the coaches and athletic directors for the teams who compete in the Lynett Memorial Basketball Tournament at Stirna's Restaurant in North Scranton. Kudos go out to Kathy Gavin and crew at Stirna's for a wonderful meal and...

Another PSU assistant heading south?

Another PSU assistant heading south?

Penn State running backs coach Charles Huff literally tries to bat the football free from the clutches of sophomore RB Miles Sanders during an August practice in State College. PHOTO BY JOE HERMITT, Pennlive.com, via ASSOCIATED PRESS. This is still a developing story,...

67th annual Lynett Tournament matchups coming Thursday

67th annual Lynett Tournament matchups coming Thursday

On Thursday night, The Times-Tribune sports department will host the annual coaches meeting to select pairings for the 67th annual Lynett Memorial Basketball Tournament. We will announce those matchups via Twitter @SportsTT as soon as they are selected. Then, be sure...

Bowl predictions (Nov. 29 edition)

Bowl predictions (Nov. 29 edition)

Let's get right to it this morning, because obviously, we're entering a big weekend that will ultimately determine who gets picked to go where on Sunday afternoon. The final rankings before the conference title games will take a little bit of predicting and a little...

Talking in code

Talking in code

Give Trump credit: When you think he can't go any lower with regard to race, ethnicity, religion or immigration, he says "hold my Diet Coke" and goes...

Report: Moorhead a candidate for Mississippi State job

Report: Moorhead a candidate for Mississippi State job

Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead works with two of his best weapons, quarterbacks Trace McSorley (9) and Tommy Stevens (2). Moorhead is reportedly a candidate for the head coaching job at Mississippi State after leading the Nittany Lions' offense to new...

Review: “The Exterminating Angel”

Review: “The Exterminating Angel”

“The Exterminating Angel” 4.5 stars out of five. Before Nov. 18, I had never seen an opera. I had some classical vocal training when I was a teenager, and I grew up with musicians and singers who would eventually perform on national stages. I had the pleasure of...

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 staff...