Honesdale well represented at 2023 UNICO Cup Soccer Games
SCRANTON - The local high school soccer season officially came to a close this past weekend with the 2023 UNICO Cup. This year’s edition of the event was held Sunday evening at Riverfront Sports in Scranton. The highlight of the festivities was a pair of exhibition games featuring boys and girls from all across the Lackawanna League.
Dallas Mountaineers' Undefeated Season Continues, Heading to State Semifinals
Get ready for an adrenaline rush as the undefeated Dallas Mountaineers gear up for the state semifinals against Bishop McDevit. With a combination of skill, heart, and determination, they're ready to face any challenge and aim for another state title.
Skate safety: WB Fire Department donates neck guards to youth hockey players
Firefighter and paramedic Joseph Salsavage feels a little bit better about his son playing hockey now that he has some extra protection for his neck. “They’re a little bit safer on the ice,” he said. Salsavage is president of the Wilkes-Barre Fire Department Athletic Association. They donated 55...
Northwestern football finishes strong, moves into state semifinals for 1st time in 21 years
Northwestern Lehigh football coach Josh Snyder remembers the Tigers’ first two trips to the state semifinals very well. Now, he has the Tigers heading back to the PIAA final four. Northwestern erased an early six-point deficit on Friday night and then took control for a 27-6 home win over...
King’s mens basketball extends win streak to five games
WILKES-BARRE — Some early foul trouble left King’s without its leading scorer and floor general for much of the first half. When Carmine Castiello finally got back out on the court, he made every second count. Castiello scored 13 of his team-high 19 points in the second half,...
Western Wayne multi-sport standout Jamie Chapman excels in baseball, soccer and golf
VARDEN — When last we checked in with Jamie Chapman, he was just embarking on what promised to be a busy fall season. As it turned out, Western Wayne’s multi-sport standout excelled in soccer and golf, helping both teams to solid showings in Lackawanna League competition. ...
Friday Night Football Show 11/24 Part 2
Watch: Highlights of Steel-High’s win over Lackawanna Trail in PIAA quarterfinals
SCRANTON – Steel-High blew past an elite Lackawanna Trail defense in a 43-25 win during the PIAA Class 1A quarterfinals at Scranton High School’s Memorial Stadium on Friday. The Rollers were powered by Alex Erby, who threw 21-of-26 for 398 yards and five total touchdowns. Jaeion Perry (six...
Coaches vs Cancer media day
Riverfront Sports in Scranton was filled with high school basketball players getting set for the upcoming season at the 2nd annual Coaches versus Cancer of N.E.P.A media day. With the season set to tip off this Friday local teams had a chance to get their pictures taken, talk with local media and even take a shot or two.
Camp Hill's Historic Season Concludes with Dunmore's Dominant Ground Game
• Camp Hill's historic season came to an end in the PIAA 2A semifinals. • They faced a tough opponent in Dunmore with a relentless ground game. • Camp Hill knew they needed to play a near-perfect game to advance.
Newswatch 16 at 7:00
The latest news, weather and sports from the Newswatch 16 team.
H.S. Football: Sites set for Dallas, Dunmore state semifinal games
The District 2 champion Dallas Mountaineers will play District 2 champion Bishop McDevitt in the PIAA Class 4A football semifinals 7 p.m. Frid
Ireland Boxing Club to host international bouts Lackawanna County
DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA CO. (WOLF) — The Ireland Boxing Club will be hosting international boxing matches soon. It's happening at the Holiday Inn Scranton East in Dunmore. Doors open at 6 p.m. on Friday. It'll feature local and international boxers-- along with regional athletes from the Mid-Atlantic area in attendance....
Ireland boxing team welcomed to Scranton for a fight
Ireland's Cork County Boxing Team visited Scranton to face local boxers at the Ireland Returns event at the Holiday Inn in Dunmore. John Morrissey, coach of the team, said Scranton rolled out the red carpet once again for their second visit. “We were here last November with a smaller team,”...
Dunmore Football Looking to Reach First 3A State Semifinal Game in Six Years
Dunmore Football has put together an impressive two-month slate, winning eight straight games heading into tomorrow night’s state quarterfinal against Camp Hill. The Bucks were led by Danny Pigga, who rushed for over 200 yards and totaled five touchdowns. A win over the Lions could potentially set up a rematch of that 2017 semifinals matchup […]
Steel-High dominates Lackawanna Trail to advance to 1A State Semifinals
SCRANTON, Pa. (WHTM) — Defending State Champion Steel-High advances to the PIAA Class 1A State Semifinals with the 43-25 win over Lackawanna Trail.
Newswatch 16 Saturday at 10:00
Wyoming Valley Clutch get first win of ABA season; Game called at halftime
WILKES-BARRE — The Wyoming Valley Clutch needed just one half of basketball to break into the win column on Saturday night. And that’s all they got. The Clutch defeated the severely undermanned Western PA Wolverines 78-31 at the Wilkes-Barre Catholic Youth Center, in a game that was officially ended at halftime after the Wolverines opted not to return for the second half.
Steelton-Highspire advances to State Semifinals with victory over Lackawanna Trail
Tagged under: District 2, District 3, Gameday Hub, News, pfn. Statistically speaking, Lackawanna Trail was the toughest defense Steelton-Highspire faced so far this season. The Steamrollers offense was up for the challenge on this frigid night as Steelton-Highspire defeated Lackawanna Trail 43-25 to advance to the Class A State Semifinals. Senior quarterback Alex Erby about coming into Scranton and getting the victory. “We knew we had to come in here, two hours and 20 minutes away. It was a hostile environment. So coming into the game, we came in and played our game. We were ready to face adversity.” The senior quarterback said.
Scranton Turkey Trot
Running laced up for the festive 5-k race at Nay Aug Park.