Local Sports
Photo: Jason Plotkin/AP, License: N/A Not so long ago, Eugene Lewis spent his Saturdays making circus catches. The one off the tipped pass that became a highlight in Penn State’s win over Central Florida in Dublin. Another against Akron. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Hazleton native Joe Maddon is opting out of his contract to be manager of the Tampa Bay Rays and is leaving the team immediately, ESPN.com reported Friday. (read more)
Photo: Jason Farmer, License: N/A, Created: 2014:10:15 18:35:10 Sitting with his friends in the school cafeteria in December, A.J. Cantarella had an epiphany. He had just finished enjoying the 16-week ride as a fan for the Old Forge Blue Devils football team during its run to Hershey and the PIAA Class A final (read more)
Photo: Jake D.Stevens, License: N/A, Created: 2014:10:23 04:32:29 KINGSLEY — Unlike in recent years, when it was dominating District 2 competition, Mountain View found itself facing some adversity Thursday. But like those past seasons, the Eagles had a response and the end result was in their favor. (read more)
When Penn State has the ball Offensive line vs. Defensive line Well, what more can be said? Penn State might get a boost if star senior guard Miles Dieffenbach’s knee will finally allow him to play a few snaps here and there this week. (read more)

Recent High School Sports
District 2 BOYS SOCCER PLAYOFFS Class AAA Quarterfinals Wyoming Valley West 7, Pittston Area 1 Delaware Valley 4, Scranton 0 Abington Heights 6, Hazleton Area 0 Williamsport 2, Wallenpaupack 0 Monday’s semifinals 4-Delaware Valley (8-4-2) at 1-Wyoming Val (read more)
Abington Heights and Scranton Prep are getting used to making this trip. Both District 2 champion girls tennis teams are back in Hershey today for the quarterfinals of the PIAA tournament that begins this morning. (read more)
Melissa Lees had 20 points and six aces and Mallorie Deschaine had nine kills to lead North Pocono to a 3-0 win over Pittston Area in a Wyoming Valley Conference girls volleyball match Thursday. (read more)
Lorran Rodriguez had a goal and an assist to lead No. 3 Abington Heights to a 6-0 win over No. 6 Hazleton Area in a District 2 Class AAA quarterfinal boys soccer game Thursday at Scranton Memorial Stadium. (read more)