Local Sports
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:07:30 10:03:17 BLAKELY — As football evolves into a high-speed race up and down the field that more resembles a video game, players from Old Forge and their coach stay true to its tradition of a bruising, punishing style. (read more)
Nine months ago, Owen Perih was laying on a lumpy hospital bed in a chilly emergency room, staring at a television while holding back his tears. Scranton Prep had suffered its only loss of the football season that night. (read more)
A shifty running back, Kyle Carney helped Honesdale rebuild its football program during his three years as a starter. Interestingly, though, in his final game, he helped lead the County all-star team to victory with his defense. (read more)
Photo:                                     , License: N/A, Created: 2014:07:30 13:36:49 MOOSIC — A stellar pitching performance gave Scranton/Wilkes-Barre a chance for a much-needed win. But two fielding miscues and missed opportunities at the plate cost the RailRiders dearly, as they dropped another tough game to Gwinnett, 3-1, in front of a crowd of 5,711 fans at PNC Field on Wednesday afternoon. (read more)
Winning pitcher Evan Dempsey struck out 15 and also hit two home runs to lead Abington National to a 14-0 win over Dunmore in a District 17/32 City-County Little League Tournament game Tuesday. (read more)

Recent High School Sports
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Valley View’s storied athletic tradition has lost a legend. A quiet leader with a raspy voice and a raucous sense of humor, Frank Nicolosi knew how to guide a team to victory no matter the sport. He died Sunday at age 66. (read more)
Kacy Manning was named the head field hockey coach and assistant women’s lacrosse coach at Marywood University on Monday. (read more)
Jordan Art scored the winning run on a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the eighth inning as Carbondale/Lakeland defeated Wissahickon, 4-3, on Monday in the American Junior Legion State Tournament in West Lawn. (read more)
Throwers from North Pocono took the Keystone State Games by storm. Matt Slagus, who is heading into his sophomore year at North Pocono, won three gold medals. (read more)

Local College Sports