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North Pocono boys new No. 1

North Pocono brought the first three runners across the finish line in a six-team Lackawanna League cluster meet that included former No. 1 Abington Heights and the Trojans used that performance to take over as the new...

Jones, Elk Lake win invitational

Elk Lake’s Krista Jones Krista Jones won the individual title and led Elk Lake to the team title Friday night in the Lasagna Invitational at Wyalusing Valley. Jones was not only the only runner out of 58 in the...

CROSS COUNTRY ROUNDUP: LaTourette, Korty finish first

Honesdale’s Aidan LaTourette and Luke Murray finished first and second in a six-team cluster meet at Mountain View Thursday, helping the Hornets to three victories in Lackawanna League boys cross country. Delaware...

Today in NEPA Sports Nation, 9/18

The Lackawanna Football Conference schedule gets underway Saturday at 1 p.m. when Lackawanna Trail (2-1 overall) travels to Susquehanna (0-3). The teams have two common opponents. Lackawanna Trail defeated Riverside, 34...

Thursday’s District 2 scoreboard

FIELD HOCKEY Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 Abington Heights 2, Tunkhannock 0 Berwick 2, Hanover Area 1 GOLF Lackawanna League Division 1 Wallenpaupack 6, Honesdale 3 Scranton Prep 8, Valley View 1 Lackawanna...

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY: 1-2-3 finish carries North Pocono

Caleb Kenyon, Aiden Horne and Mason Natalini finished within three-tenths of a second of each other to give North Pocono a sweep of the top three spots, guaranteeing the Trojans three victories Tuesday in a Lackawanna...

District 2 Honor Roll

The top performances in District 2 sports from the week of Sept. 6-12. ADAM HOWANITZ, Valley View, football In his third straight game rushing for more than 100 yards, the quarterback also went over 100 passing during a...

Tuesday’s District 2 scoreboard

FIELD HOCKEY Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 Tunkhannock 12, Berwick 0 Pittston Area 8, Hanover Area 0 BOYS GOLF Lackawanna League Division 2 Riverside 8½, Delaware Valley ½ Lackawanna League Division 3 Mid Valley...

Today in NEPA Sports Nation, 9/11

West Scranton and Scranton will determine the best football team in the Scranton School District Saturday at 2 p.m. in Dunmore, playing there while repairs continue at Scranton Memorial Stadium. Both teams enter the...

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY: Tiebreaker gives Comets victory

Abington Heights coach Ed Bath with his daughter, Grace Bath, who clinched Wednesday’s third win for the Comets. The sixth-runner tiebreaker was needed to separate two defending District 2 championship girls teams...

12 Girls Runners To Watch

Some of District 2’s teams were able to enter into their conference schedules Wednesday. Others are still waiting to get started. The same is true of the weekend invitational schedules that many teams took advantage of...

Key Contributors

Below the headlines there are many efforts that contribute to team success. NEPA Sports Nation takes a weekly look at some of those contributions. Here are the Key Contributors from the week of Aug. 30-Sept. 5: HAYDEN...

Wednesday’s District 2 scores

FIELD HOCKEY Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 Abington Heights 8, Berwick 0 Wallenpaupack 6, Nanticoke 4 Pittston Area 3, Tunkhannock 2 Non-League Dallas 1, Wilkes-Barre Area 1 (overtime) GOLF Lackawanna League...

District 2 Honor Roll

The top performances in District 2 sports from the week of Aug. 30-Sept. 5. ISAIAH COBB, Wyoming Valley West, football Cobb carried 53 times for 293 yards and all 4 of his team’s touchdowns in a 28-27, overtime loss to...

12 Boys Runners To Watch

With cross country entering into conference competition around District 2 Wednesday, here are 12 Boys Runners To Watch: Brayden Clarke, Lackawanna Trail sophomore One of three Lackawanna League freshmen to qualify for...

Today in NEPA Sports Nation, 9/8

Tuesday’s 58 events across 6 sports had made it the busiest day of the new school sports year. With more sports reaching Opening Day of conference competition, those numbers are scheduled to be exceeded Wednesday with...

AH boys, Crestwood girls No. 1

The Abington Heights boys and Crestwood girls occupy the top spots for the first Century Dental Associates Cross Country Power Rankings of District 2 teams. Four programs are responsible for the top four teams in each...

McCormack, Korty win Robbins

Youngsters ruled the day Saturday at the 46th annual Cliff Robbins Sr. Invitational, a season-opening cross country meet conducted at Misericordia University’s Letterkenny Fields. Sophomores Brian McCormack from...

AH teams 1st, 4th at invitational

Gianna Sabatini led three top-10 finishers Friday as Abington Heights opened the cross country season by claiming the girls championship at the Moravian Academy Lions Invitational in Bethlehem. Sabatini completed the 3...

Today in NEPA Sports Nation, 9/4

The running of the 46th annual Cliff Robbins Sr. Invitational at Misericordia University’s Letterkenny Field, the last four football games of the weekend and a variety of sports make for a busy Saturday schedule around...

Bath leading AH cross country

DUNMORE – Abington Heights is opening its boys and girls cross country seasons this afternoon in Bethlehem with Ed Bath serving as interim coach, in place of Mike Ludka. Bath, an English teacher in the Abington Heights...

Today in NEPA Sports Nation, 9/3

The second weekend of the high school football season coincides with the first legal competition date in girls volleyball, boys and girls soccer, field hockey and boys and girls cross country. With golf matches also...

Dates To Know for fall sports

The first formal sports activity of the 2021-22 academic year for Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association member schools will take place Monday when football teams report for heat acclimatization drills. That...

DeMarzo wins alone, with teammates

PHOTO: Crestwood’s Molly DeMarzo. (Zachary Allen Photo) By Tom Robinson, NEPASportsNation.com SHIPPENSBURG – Molly DeMarzo has made trips to the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Cross Country...

Jones appreciates return to competition

By Tom Robinson, NEPASportsNation.com MOSCOW – All around the state, track and field athletes began preparation for the 2020 season with aspirations of winding up at Shippensburg University for the Pennsylvania...

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