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Behney — Melusky - People  Republican & Herald

Nina Behney, Minersville, and Scott Behney, Pottsville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Behney, to Matthew Melusky, son of Thomas and ...



Minersville Area Girls Basketball Team Feted After First State Championship Win  wnep.com

MINERSVILLE -- It was a hero's welcome home in Minersville as the Minersville Area High School Girls' Basketball team got a victor's escort through the ...



Students of the month, April 1, 2018 - News  Republican & Herald

Mahanoy Area. Mahanoy Area High School seniors Hannah Bruce and Matthew Lewandowski were named students of the month for January as announced by ...



Winning athletes among those turning tassels at Minersville Area  Republican & Herald

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Little League Softball: Pittston Area wins Section 5 title  Citizens Voice

OLD FORGE — Pittston Area All-Stars manager Mike Callahan likes to tell his players to “win every inning.” With the way Gianna Adams pitched in Saturday's ...



A Scare to Care  wnep.com

MINERSVILLE -- A haunted house in Minersville will have you screaming. For 18 years, Jamie Kuhen and his family have hosted a haunted house in the ...



W-B Area will merge 3 city high school athletic programs  Citizens Voice

Meyers High School athletic director Michael Namey looks through a binder with athletics transportation costs during a school board meeting at Solomon/Plains ...



High School Football: Wilkes-Barre consolidation forces minor schedule adjustments  Citizens Voice

When the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board elected to combine the athletic programs of GAR, Meyers and Coughlin beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Dallas routs Tunkhannock - Sports  Citizens Voice

DALLAS — Heading into Friday night's contest, Dallas wanted to establish the line of scrimmage on both sides of the football. That mission was accomplished, ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Valley West edges Hazleton Area  Citizens Voice

HAZLETON — Valley West's Carson Canavan was a beast Friday night. The junior running back rushed for 251 yards on 29 carries and scored on a 42-yard ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Advantageous Crestwood holds off Coughlin rally  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE- Chalk it up as a typical season opener for both Crestwood and Coughlin. There were mistakes, penalties, opportunities and missed chances.



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Furious fourth quarter lifts Valley West past Scranton  Citizens Voice

KINGSTON — For the second straight season, Valley West won the fourth-quarter battle against Scranton. This year, it was good enough to seal the victory.



High school football: Otero delivers in UNICO Game  Citizens Voice

WEST PITTSTON — It took Dwayne Downing less than the five allotted practices in advance of Friday night's 67th annual UNICO Game to identify Hazleton ...



There's a new game in town - Sports  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Basketball's been good to Chris Shovlin and Dave Jannuzzi. Shovlin was entering his senior year at GAR when he was selected to play at a ...



Football: Tunkhannock hires new coach - Sports  Citizens Voice

Tunkhannock has its new football coach. The Tunkhannock school board voted unanimously Thursday night to name Mike Marabell the varsity head coach for ...



Athlete of the Week: Damon Horton, Hazleton Area football  Citizens Voice

Hazleton Area's Damon Horton placed himself among the greatest performers in Wyoming Valley Conference history on Friday night. The senior running back ...



Canzler, Bertoni named Hazleton Area baseball, softball coaches, respectively  Citizens Voice

HAZLE TWP. — It seems like only yesterday that Russ Canzler was routinely swatting mammoth home runs at Joe Maddon Field and baseball fields throughout ...



WVC Softball: Stetz stepping away as Nanticoke Area head coach  Citizens Voice

The time is right for Ryan Stetz to move on. That's what Stetz told his players Friday, the day he announced he will not be reapplying for his job as head softball ...



Maxwell appears in Sports Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd  Citizens Voice

Wyoming Seminary junior field hockey standout Hannah Maxwell, of Forty Fort, appears in the latest edition of Sports Illustrated. A photograph and brief writeup ...



Senior running back, backup quarterback spark Pittston Area in 2nd half  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Coughlin changed its quarterback out of necessity. Pittston Area changed its own to provide a spark. Even though the battle between the ...



HS GOLF: WVC field once again deep, talented as new season begins  Citizens Voice

This high school golf season has only just begun. But Dallas' team victory at last week's Tryba Preseason Tournament was so convincing that it's hard to imagine ...



Rome takes 4th in Class 2A race - Sports  Citizens Voice

HERSHEY — After about a mile of running, Mitchell Rome found himself in the lead pack. Then the midway point of his final meet with Dallas cross country came ...



Wyoming Area defense shuts down Nanticoke Area - Sports  Citizens Voice

WEST PITTSTON — Twice in the first half, Nanticoke Area had its golden opportunity. Both times, the Trojans were inside the Wyoming Area 10-yard line.



Students of the month - News  Republican & Herald

Frackville Rotary. Douglas Weist, a student at North Schuylkill High School, was honored as the Frackville Rotary Club student of the month for September at a ...



Penn State vs. Kent State: Players to watch - Sports  Citizens Voice

RB Jo-El Shaw, Kent State. Football fans in Scranton might remember Shaw as the powerful back at Lackawanna College who ran for 1,449 yards in his career ...



Wyoming Area Ring of Pride inductees - Sports  Citizens Voice

Kim Pace. Kim Pace, class of 1971, lives in Wilkes-Barre with his wife, the former Carol Lombardo. They have a daughter, Lindsay Pace Jankowski, and a ...



CROSS COUNTRY ROUNDUP: McKenna tops the field, Lake-Lehman tops the meet  Citizens Voice

At Lake-Lehman, Valley West sophomore Tavian McKenna won a season-opening tri-meet in 18 minutes, 30 seconds as his Spartans picked up a win, 24-33 ...



Foreign language educators encourage fluency, but students say it's a challenge  Republican & Herald

Spanish is the foreign language of choice in Schuylkill County high schools with German a close second. Meanwhile Latin, a traditional part of the curriculum 50 ...



Curry, Henzes, Klassner picked for PA Sports Hall of Fame  Citizens Voice

Curry. Henzes. Klassner. The names carry a lot of weight in sports in Northeastern Pennsylvania and beyond. The three coaching legends will receive some ...



Football Game of the Week: Valley View at Dallas  Citizens Voice

VALLEY VIEW (7-0) at DALLAS (7-0). When: 7, tonight. Last meeting: Valley View 18, Dallas 12 (2011 district playoffs). Series history: Valley View leads 2-1.



HS FOOTBALL: Hazleton Area at Delaware Valley preview  Citizens Voice

(2) HAZLETON AREA (6-5) at (1) DELAWARE VALLEY (8-3). When: 7, tonight. Tournament: District 2 Class 6A championship game. Up next: The winner will ...



Cross Country preview: Race to top of WVC wide open  Citizens Voice

If the first week of Wyoming Valley Conference cross country showed the league anything, it's that the field is a bit more wide-open than usual. On the boys side, ...



Dallas, Lake-Lehman boys soccer meet today in latest Cleary Cup match  Citizens Voice

It quickly becomes clear that Dallas vs. Lake-Lehman boys soccer isn't like most rivalries. Though the schools' proximity to each other makes them natural rivals, ...



FIELD HOCKEY: Top WVC prospects detail recruiting process  Citizens Voice

The opportunities are boundless for a field hockey player in the Wyoming Valley Conference. There are countless ways in which a player can get from point A to ...



HS FOOTBALL: Ammons, Nanticoke Area rout GAR - Sports  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — There is something about Saturday night football and Nanticoke Area running back Joe Ammons that seems to click. Because when the ...



Penn State vs. Michigan State: Report card - Sports  Citizens Voice

Quarterbacks: Michigan State wanted to at least temper what Trace McSorley could do offensively, and it succeeded. The senior rushed for just 37 yards, and he ...



PIAA Girls soccer quarterfinal capsule - Sports  Citizens Voice

(2-1) Wyoming Area (17-5) vs. (3-2) Boiling Springs (18-3). What: PIAA Class 2A quarterfinals. When: 2 p.m. today. Where: Danville HS. How they got here: ...



Students of the month, Nov. 29, 2015 - News  Republican & Herald

Ashland Rotary. Tyler Troup, Ashland, a North Schuylkill High School senior, was named student of the month for October by Ashland Area Rotary Club.



PIAA Field Hockey capsules - Sports  Citizens Voice

(2-1 Wyoming Seminary (18-2-1) vs. (11-1) Lehighton (17-4-1). What: PIAA Class A quarterfinals. When: Noon, today. Where: Central Columbia HS. How they ...



Wyoming Area powers past Lake-Lehman - Sports  Citizens Voice

LEHMAN — Wyoming Area found itself in a spot that is becoming all too familiar in recent weeks: Another slow start on the offensive side of the ball. But, that had ...



West Scranton pulls away from Pittston Area - Sports  Citizens Voice

SCRANTON — Kevin Williams walked off of the field at Memorial Stadium with the West Scranton flag over his shoulder. He just ran for 213 yards and three ...



Little League Softball: South Williamsport wins 8-9-10 Eastern Regional  Citizens Voice

South Williamsport softball couldn't be stopped all week, and it left Jenkins Twp. Little League with an 8-9-10 Eastern Regional championship Thursday.



CROSS COUNTRY ROUNDUP: Rome wins at Kirby Park  Citizens Voice

At Kirby Park, Dallas senior Mitchell Rome won by nearly a minute in 16 minutes, 38 seconds as his Mountaineers took a pair of races but fell to Hazleton Area, ...



Penn State's Sanderson to help with clinic at Valley West  Citizens Voice

Local wrestlers hoping to become the best in the district, region or state are getting the chance to learn from one of the best of all-time. Penn State wrestling ...



Wyoming Area finishes perfect regular season - Sports  Citizens Voice

YATESVILLE — The mission for Wyoming Area was to dominate the line of scrimmage. That mission was accomplished as the Warriors racked up 392 yards of ...



Holy Redeemer rolls to 12th straight district title  Citizens Voice

Jason Farmer / Staff PhotographerHoly Redeemer's Liv Moore celebrates with the team. Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2018: Jason Farmer / Staff ...



GOLF ROUNDUP: Pick shoot 1-under, Hazleton Area tops Crestwood  Citizens Voice

At Blue Ridge, Hazleton Area's Jordan Pick's 1-under-par 35 bested the field in a 164-174 Cougar win. Teammate Brady Antolick was close behind with a 39.



Live updates: Tunkhannock softball wins 17-0 at LLWS - Sports  Citizens Voice

The Tunkhannock majors softball team will play at 10 p.m. tonight against Europe-Africa (Northwest Czech Republic) in the Little League World Series in ...



WVC FIELD HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Wyoming Area's Big 3 all chip in to beat Crestwood  Citizens Voice

At Crestwood, Lauren Parente, Toni Minichello and Kayla Kiwak scored a goal apiece in undefeated Wyoming Area's best win yet, a 3-1 win at perennial power ...



Luzerne County Hall of Fame announces new class  Citizens Voice

The Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame will induct a diverse class of its 15 newest members next month. The high school, college and professional ranks will ...



Athlete of the Week: Ryan Anderson, Wyoming Seminary boys soccer  Citizens Voice

Ryan Anderson is the goalie for the Wyoming Seminary boys soccer team. Last week the Blue Knights won the District 2 Class 2A championship, shutting out ...



Cougars roll past Scranton - Sports  Citizens Voice

MOOSIC — Jacob Hunsinger scored touchdowns three different ways, Sparky Wolk threw for a pair of scores, and Hazleton Area snapped a two-game slide ...



Penn State vs. Michigan: View from the other sideline  Citizens Voice

Breaking sports news, national sports news from The Citizens Voice and citizensvoice.com covering all of Luzerne County from local leagues to high schools to ...



GAME OF THE WEEK: GAR at Meyers - Sports  Citizens Voice

GAR (1-8) at MEYERS (6-3). When: 3:30, Saturday. Last meeting: Meyers 26, GAR 19 (OT) (2017). Series history: Meyers leads 44-41-1. How they fared last ...



HS FOOTBALL: Week 11 Game Capsules - Sports  Citizens Voice

CLASS 4A. (7) HONESDALE (3-7) at (2) Dallas (9-1). When: 7, tonight. Tournament: District 2 Class 4A playoffs. Up next: The winner advances to the semifinals ...



PIAA FIELD HOCKEY ROUND 1 PREVIEW - Sports  Citizens Voice

(2-1) Wyoming Seminary (17-2-1) vs. (3-4) Bermudian Springs (21-2-1). What: Class A first round. When: 5, tonight. Where: Crestwood HS. How they got here: ...



Hanover Area earns first win since 2016 - Sports  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Joe Curcio could sense it when the horn sounded to signal halftime. With his Hanover Area team ahead by just a point, the running back ...



GAR falls to Scranton Prep in final game  Citizens Voice

SCRANTON — Tucker Johnson burst through a gaping lane through the middle of the GAR defense for a long touchdown. Then, he did it again. And again.



Berwick tops Coughlin in Crusaders' final game - Sports  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Berwick rolled into Wilkes-Barre Memorial Stadium on Friday night with a district playoff spot locked up and did what it was supposed to do.



Fish and Boat Commission increasing some permit prices  Citizens Voice

Rather than close some hatcheries in a savings proposal that angered lawmakers, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission opted to raise money by ...



Franklin backs OC Rahne - Sports  Citizens Voice

James Franklin on Tuesday offered a decisive backing of his first-year offensive coordinator, just days after Penn State's worst scoring output in nearly two years ...



State cross country preview - Sports  Citizens Voice

What: PIAA Cross Country Championships. Where: Parkview Cross Country Course, Hershey. When: Today, starting at 9:30 a.m.. Online: Follow staff writer Eric ...



HS FOOTBALL: Lakeland at Wyoming Area preview - Sports  Citizens Voice

(3) Lakeland (8-3) at (2) Wyoming Area (11-0). When: 7, tonight. Last meeting: Wyoming Area 20, Lakeland 7 (2012). Series history: The series is tied 1-1.



Lackawanna Trail cruises vs. Haweyes - Sports  Citizens Voice

HANOVER TWP. — Lackawanna Trail is used to beating Wyoming Valley Conference teams. The Lackawanna League small school won seven of its last eight ...



Keystone State Games: Young Pocono 2 squad opens baseball play with loss  Citizens Voice

HUGHESTOWN — If the Keystone State Games resemble the Olympics, then one of its baseball games looked a bit like a local Futures Game on Thursday.



WVC CROSS COUNTRY ROUNDUP: Royals girls take top 3, Zapusek wins boys race  Citizens Voice

At State St. Elementary, Madison Dewees was the first of three Holy Redeemer runners to finish as the Royals took three victories Wednesday in Wyoming ...



WVC Cross Country Results - Sports  Citizens Voice

Ed Narkiewicz Cross Country Meet/Conference Championships results. Wednesday, at Wyoming County Fairgrounds. Varsity Boys. Team standings. 1.



Tunkhannock to play for world championship tonight - Sports  Citizens Voice

PORTLAND — The Tunkhannock all-stars will be playing for a title when they take the field tonight at the Little League Softball World Series after scoring a ...



PA Cage Fight makes Genetti's debut tonight - Sports  Citizens Voice

No matter what happens, fight fans will experience a PA Cage Fight unlike any other tonight. That's because the local mixed martial arts showcase, which has ...



STEAMTOWN MARATHON: Shifa, Peoples are race winners - Sports  Citizens Voice

It is the fifth time that the former Riverside High School and Moravian College standout has been Steamtown female champ. “That was my goal. I wanted a ...



Dallas controls up front to beat Hazleton Area  Citizens Voice

DALLAS — For anybody not familiar with the behind-the-scenes action that surrounds the Dallas football program, coach Rich Mannello, when he is standing on ...



Scranton Prep powers past Pittston Area - Sports  Citizens Voice

YATESVILLE — Leo O'Boyle has had some pretty sensational nights on the basketball court for Scranton Prep. But his Friday on the gridiron might top some of ...



Cornhole one of the unique offerings at Keystone State Games  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE – Around the Scranton area, he's known as “Bean Bag Johnny.” The form was almost the same every time the bean bag left John Bovenkamp's ...



Midd-West too much for Blue Knights - Sports  Citizens Voice

WRIGHT TWP. — Sometimes, your team is simply outmatched. That proved to be the case Tuesday night at Crestwood, where Midd-West used speed and skill ...



GAR can't keep up with Lake-Lehman  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Oh, how the points were scored Friday night at Wilkes-Barre Memorial Stadium. Lake-Lehman set a new season-high for itself in points, ...



Girls soccer roundup: Francis leads Dallas rally - Sports  Citizens Voice

At Coughlin, Ali Francis had her hand in every score for Dallas, as she tallied four goals and one assist in Dallas' 5-3 win Tuesday against Coughlin in WVC girls ...



Mountaineers hope to improve for next year - Sports  Citizens Voice

LEHMAN TWP. — Minutes after Mechanicsburg rolled to a state tournament victory, Dallas girls soccer coach was looking forward to the next time the teams will ...



New rules enhance pheasant hunting - Sports  Citizens Voice

For generations it was the pursuit of small game in general and ringneck pheasants and rabbits in particular that was the highlight of the fall hunting seasons.



WVC Tennis: Landau's singles win, doubles sweep lifts Dallas  Citizens Voice

At Dallas, Morgan Landau won her No. 3 singles match, and the Mountaineers swept doubles play to take the overall match, 3-2. Reese Lewandowski and ...



WVC CROSS COUNTRY ROUNDUP: Zapusek leads HR sweep, Zambetti wins girls race  Citizens Voice

At Kirby Park, Bryce Zapusek led five consecutive Holy Redeemer runners across the finish line with his win in 17:52 in Wyoming Valley Conference boys cross ...



Valley View pulls away from Dallas with 3rd-quarter burst  Citizens Voice

DALLAS — There was still plenty of football left to be played and that one big momentum shift had yet to happen. But in the span of 21 seconds in the third ...



Basketball more than just game for Dallas' Johnson, daughters  Citizens Voice

DALLAS TWP. — Not every mother is so lucky to have a daughter, or son, with whom they share common interests. It takes work, time and a give-and-take ...



GAME OF THE WEEK: Williamsport at Hazleton Area  Citizens Voice

CLASS 6A. (3) WILLIAMSPORT (5-5) at (2) HAZLETON AREA (5-5). When: 7, tonight. Tournament: District 2-4 Class 6A subregional playoffs. Up next: The ...



Mitchell out as RailRiders manager - Sports  Citizens Voice

Bobby Mitchell is out as RailRiders manager. After one season with the team, and three seasons in the Yankees organization, Mitchell said he was told the club ...



PIAA Track & Field: Minichello closes Wyoming Area career with state gold  Citizens Voice

SHIPPENSBURG — The road to states ended for Marc Anthony Minichello sometime Saturday around 1:30 a.m.. Wyoming Area's star thrower made sure he got ...



Knowing where to go: Herrera's 2 goals keep Crestwood boys soccer undefeated in win over Dallas  Citizens Voice

DALLAS — Hubert Herrera knew where he wanted to shoot, even before kickoff. Crestwood boys soccer's leading scorer said he was breaking down the ...



Valley West dominant in victory over Crestwood - Sports  Citizens Voice

KINGSTON — A lot of points were scored, a lot of turnovers were committed, and a lot of time elapsed. Valley West and Crestwood played just into the 10 o'clock ...



COLLEGES: Misericordia optimistic entering new season - Sports  Citizens Voice

DALLAS — Each of the last five Misericordia football seasons have ended the same — with a 1-9 record — yet the latest chapter in the Cougars' program still ...



COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Wilkes hangs tough, but falls to Hawks  Citizens Voice

EDWARDSVILLE — Jonathan Drach told everyone to expect a different type of offense from his Wilkes University team. Don't expect that trendy up-tempo, ...



DISTRICT 2 CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS - Sports  Citizens Voice

District 2 Cross Country Championships. Wednesday, at Lakeland. Class A Girls. Team Scores: 1. Holy Cross (HC) 66, 2. Elk Lake (EL) 68, 3. Montrose (Mon) 69 ...



Athens ends Crestwood's season - Sports  Citizens Voice

LEHMAN TWP. — As the final buzzer sounded, Max Gariano stood on Lake-Lehman's midfield logo for a few moments and got a hug from his coach, David ...



HS FOOTBALL: Meyers pulls away from Holy Redeemer in second half  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Holy Redeemer's defense wasn't bending or breaking in the first half on Thursday night, it was making stops. And in the process frustrating ...



Meet the 2018 Citizens' Voice Boys Swimming and Diving All-Stars  Citizens Voice

Mikail Krochta. School: Dallas. Year: Senior. A returning CV All-Star, Krochta won three golds at districts: two individual (200 IM and 100 back) and one relay ...



Meyers the winner in final Wilkes-Barre rivalry game  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — The end. The storied rivalry between GAR and Meyers came to a close on Saturday afternoon at Wilkes-Barre Memorial Stadium under dark ...



Girls soccer championship previews - Sports  Citizens Voice

District 2 Class 3A Girls Soccer Championship. No. 4 Dallas (16-2-2) vs. No. 2 Scranton Prep (15-2). 3:15 p.m. today at Scranton Prep. How they got here: Dallas ...



Nanticoke Area rallies to edge Coughlin - Sports  Citizens Voice

NANTICOKE — Frustrations on the sideline were audibly clear, and for good reason. Nanticoke Area put up zero points for three quarters. But, while the offense ...



PIAA BASKETBALL: Lincoln ends Hazleton Area's season in OT thriller  Citizens Voice

BETHLEHEM — Khalif Meares bounced the ball near midcourt, teasing Hazleton Area defenders as the packed house inside Joseph J. McIntyre Gymnasium ...



SOFTBALL: Pitchers shine as Tunkhannock edges Nanticoke Area for 4A title  Citizens Voice

EDWARDSVILLE — This year's District 2 softball championships hadn't been a breeding ground for pitchers duels or close games. Final scores: 10-6, 13-2, 8-0, ...



Wrestling: Davis commits to PSU - Sports  Citizens Voice

Jack Davis will be wrestling closer to home than previously thought. He could be that much closer to celebrating another national championship, too.



WVC Roundup: Crestwood tops Coughlin to open boys soccer season  Citizens Voice

At Coughlin, reigning Citizens' Voice Player of the year Hubert Herrera played a role in all four of Crestwood's goals (1G-3A) in a 4-0 win on Friday in the WVC ...



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