Local Sports
STATE COLLEGE — The ball sailed over the middle, and he read it perhaps a step faster than even the receiver did. So Brian Tomasetti sprinted, and he leaped, and had he been a few inches taller or that collision between receiver and another defender hadn’t knocked him off course (read more)
RailRiders, Bisons will play pair Thursday; other game put off until early July.Well, at least the RailRiders can’t say it’s the rain that cost them another day on the baseball field.This time, winter’s temporary return got them. (read more)
St. John’s Lavin will be guest speaker at Coaches vs. Cancer gala at Mohegan Sun.No one knows better than Steve Lavin how cancer can transform a life. (read more)
WILKES-BARRE — Izzi Metz has seen the game of basketball through a variety of lenses and has had the chance to experience coaching college basketball at the highest level in one of the sports most powerful conferences. (read more)
When two former Wilkes-Barre/Scranton head coaches square off tonight in the first round of the NHL playoffs — Dan Bylsma for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Todd Richards for the Columbus Blue Jackets — Bylsma will be wearing a Stanley Cup ring and Richards will want one. (read more)

Recent High School Sports
Kevin Schumacher had nine kills and 15 assists and Jeremy Critchley had nine digs to lead Abington Heights to a 3-1 win over Lackawanna Trail in a Lackawanna League boys volleyball match Tuesday. (read more)
Tom Occhipinti and Kyle Copeland won their singles matches to lead Dunmore to a 4-1 win over Montrose on Monday in a Lackawanna League boys tennis match.Austin Smith won No. 3 singles for Montrose.Singles: Tom Occhipinti (DUN) over Bryan Shultz, 7-6 (6), (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:04:13 17:11:25 DUNMORE — Instinct. Can’t teach it, can’t coach it.But sometimes, when you’ve got it, there’s nothing more important in the game.Holy Cross’ first baseman Gabby Giordano showed that Monday. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:04:13 19:13:09 Things didn’t start out so well for starting pitcher Nick Ivanoff and West Scranton in Monday night’s game against Scranton. Four of the Knights’ first six batters reached base, and by the time the Invaders got their first chance to hit, the team faced a two-run deficit. (read more)