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The Morning Call
DISTRICT 11 BASKETBALL SCHEDULE: Allen-Parkland rematch would have to come in 4A semisDISTRICT 11 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE BOYS CLASS 4A FIRST ROUND Wednesd
DISTRICT 11 BASKETBALL SCHEDULE: Allen-Parkland rematch would have to come in 4A semis
The Morning Call / Posted 29 minutes ago
DISTRICT 11 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE BOYS CLASS 4A FIRST ROUND Wednesday No. 9 Liberty (12-11) at No. 8 Nazareth (13-9), 7 p.m. No. 11 Freedom (11-11) at No. 6 Stroudsburg (14-9), 7 p.m. No. 10 Whitehall (12-10) at No. 7 Southern Lehigh... Read more
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Times News
Fillies fall to MinersPOTTSVILLE — With over 500 career wins in his three decades as a head coach, Ma
Fillies fall to Miners
Times News / Posted 6 hours ago
POTTSVILLE — With over 500 career wins in his three decades as a head coach, Marian’s Paul Brutto knows what a great team looks like. With league, district and state titles under his belt, Brutto also knows the kind of effort it takes to win a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
NDES downs ColtsSherod Sharif scored all eight of Notre Dame of East Stroudsburg’s points in th
NDES downs Colts
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 hours ago
Sherod Sharif scored all eight of Notre Dame of East Stroudsburg’s points in the fourth quarter as the visiting Spartans downed Marian 37-28 in non-league boys basketball action on Friday in Hometown. Sharif finished with a game-high 18 points.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
GIRLS' HOOPS: Minersville tops Marian to win 2nd Schuylkill League titlePOTTSVILLE — Abby Schoffstall has felt what it’s like to both win and lose cham
GIRLS' HOOPS: Minersville tops Marian to win 2nd Schuylkill League title
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 hours ago
POTTSVILLE — Abby Schoffstall has felt what it’s like to both win and lose championships. The latter is something she never wanted to feel again. So far, so good. Schoffstall scored a game-high 21 points as undefeated Minersville claimed the... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
31 people sentenced in Lycoming County CourtThree were sentenced to state prison. They are: Thomas J. Ray, 52, of Benner S
31 people sentenced in Lycoming County Court
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
Three were sentenced to state prison. They are: Thomas J. Ray, 52, of Benner State Prison, one to two years for bad checks. Edward J. Bickel, II, 29, of Lycoming County Prison, 24 to 60 months with credit for time served and $1963.77 restitution... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
GIRLS' HOOPS: Mealey's big night fuels Minersville's title victoryPOTTSVILLE — Only to the watchful eye does Emily Mealey’s work in the post get
GIRLS' HOOPS: Mealey's big night fuels Minersville's title victory
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 hours ago
POTTSVILLE — Only to the watchful eye does Emily Mealey’s work in the post get noticed by those not wearing Blue and White or scouting Minersville. The 6-foot center grinds in the post, cleaning up misses and gaining position for buckets off dishes... Read more
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Times News
Marian Fillies fall to Minersville in SIAL ChampionshipMinersville captured its second Schuylkill League girls basketball championship
Marian Fillies fall to Minersville in SIAL Championship
Times News / Posted yesterday
Minersville captured its second Schuylkill League girls basketball championship in the last three years, defeating Marian, 55-44, in Friday's title game at Martz Hall in Pottsville. The Miners' potent 1-2 combination of point guard Abby Schoffstall... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Tide survive Blue Devils’ upset bidPOTTSVILLE — With 1:56 to go Thursday night, two “It’s all over chants” broke o
Tide survive Blue Devils’ upset bid
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
POTTSVILLE — With 1:56 to go Thursday night, two “It’s all over chants” broke out from the Pottsville student section at Martz Hall. The Crimson Tide were in the process of finishing off their 19th double-digit victory of the season. It was quite a... Read more
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Times News
Fillies fend off PottsvillePOTTSVILLE — Confidence is contagious. During the opening moments of the Schuy
Fillies fend off Pottsville
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
POTTSVILLE — Confidence is contagious. During the opening moments of the Schuylkill League semifinals against Pottsville, Marian watched the ball go through the basket frequently. The Fillies’ fast start established the poise they needed to defeat... Read more
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Times News
Solehi dominates N’westernFor a while, Northwestern Lehigh head coach Chris Deutsch thought his team play
Solehi dominates N’western
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
For a while, Northwestern Lehigh head coach Chris Deutsch thought his team played some pretty good defense in the first eight minutes to trail Southern Lehigh by just three points. The Lady Spartans took control in the second period, however, and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fillies put clamps on Tide, move into SIAL title gamePOTTSVILLE — It wasn’t with its typical full-court press, but Marian still foun
Fillies put clamps on Tide, move into SIAL title game
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
POTTSVILLE — It wasn’t with its typical full-court press, but Marian still found a way to control the tempo. The Fillies employed a tight man-to-man defense and showed they can execute in a half-court offense Wednesday night to beat Pottsville 46-40... Read more
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The Morning Call
Tonight's basketball tournament games are postponed; Wednesday will be a very busy nightWhile not nearly as bad as it was on Jan. 23, today's wintry weather is bad eno
Tonight's basketball tournament games are postponed; Wednesday will be a very busy night
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
While not nearly as bad as it was on Jan. 23, today's wintry weather is bad enough to cause area school administrators and officials to postpone tonight's scheduled playoff games in the EPC, Colonial League and Schuylkill League. In the EPC, the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
State rankingsSTATE RANKINGSBoys By City of Basketball Love (records through games of Feb.
State rankings
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
STATE RANKINGSBoys By City of Basketball Love (records through games of Feb. 7) CLASS AAAA Rec Pvs 1. Allderdice (8) 19-1 1 2. Roman Catholic (12) 18-4 2 3. Parkland (11) 20-3 3 4. Coatesville (1) 22-1 5 5. Downingtown West (1) 21-2 4 6.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cougars close in on WVC DI championship❒ Hazleton Area 68, Pittston Area 47 — The Cougars achieved one goal with their
Cougars close in on WVC DI championship
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
❒ Hazleton Area 68, Pittston Area 47 — The Cougars achieved one goal with their 12th straight win Saturday night; another awaits on Tuesday. Bobby Planutis poured in 25 points as Hazleton Area (17-3, 12-0 Wyoming Valley Conference Divison I)... Read more
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Times News
Name change official for Schuylkill Football LeagueMARLIN – It’s now official. The former Anthracite Football League has been mov
Name change official for Schuylkill Football League
Times News / Posted 8 days ago
MARLIN – It’s now official. The former Anthracite Football League has been moved under the umbrella of the Schuylkill Interscholastic Athletic Association. During a press conference Thursday morning at the Schuylkill Intermediate Unit, Stephen Toth... Read more
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The Morning Call
Notebook: Lehighton girls basketball team thriving in Schuylkill LeagueThe future looks bright for the Lehighton High School girls basketball team. An
Notebook: Lehighton girls basketball team thriving in Schuylkill League
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
The future looks bright for the Lehighton High School girls basketball team. And the present, led by sophomores Skylynn Faust and Aubrey Blasiak, isn't too shabby either. Faust, a 5-11 forward, and Blasiak, a 5-5 guard, have led the Indians to their... Read more
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Times News
Woman cited for violating PFAA Schuylkill County woman has been charged with violating a protection from abu
Woman cited for violating PFA
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
A Schuylkill County woman has been charged with violating a protection from abuse order. State police at Frackville said Tracey Lynn Wike, 38, of Minersville, went to the home of her husband inNew Ringgold, East Brunswick Township, on Wednesday... Read more
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Times News
Fillies cruise by Golden GirlsThe two lone Marian seniors are more than just the veteran leaders. They’re be
Fillies cruise by Golden Girls
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
The two lone Marian seniors are more than just the veteran leaders. They’re best friends. Vanessa Whitecavage and Savanna Krushinsky showcased their lifelong chemistry during one final Fillies’ home game, en route to a 49-29 Schuylkill League... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Lady Cougars win 10th straightThe Hazleton Area girls continued their winning ways on Wednesday, dumping Tunk
Lady Cougars win 10th straight
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
The Hazleton Area girls continued their winning ways on Wednesday, dumping Tunkhannock 67-34 for their 10th consecutive win. In other WVC girls basketball action, Dallas edged Crestwood 48-43, Holy Redeemer eased past MMI 70-7. In a Schuylkill... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
State RankingsSTATE RANKINGS By City of Basketball Love (Records through games of Jan. 31)
State Rankings
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
STATE RANKINGS By City of Basketball Love (Records through games of Jan. 31) CLASS AAAA Rec Pvs 1. Allderdice (8) 17-1 1 2. Roman Catholic (12) 16-4 2 3. Parkland (11) 17-3 4 4. Downingtown West (1) 19-1 3 5. Coatesville (1) 19-1 5 6.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Palisades, Southern Lehigh still honorable mentions in girls basketball state rankingsDespite perfect weeks by Class 3A Southern Lehigh and 2A Palisades, neither tea
Palisades, Southern Lehigh still honorable mentions in girls basketball state rankings
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
Despite perfect weeks by Class 3A Southern Lehigh and 2A Palisades, neither team was able to move into the top 10 in their respective class and out of the honorable mention listing. Four area teams from Class 4A - Parkland, Easton, Nazareth,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Plenty at stake when Crestwood girls host Hazleton Area tonightThe two hottest teams in the Wyoming Valley Conference’s first division will go
Plenty at stake when Crestwood girls host Hazleton Area tonight
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
The two hottest teams in the Wyoming Valley Conference’s first division will go toe to toe this evening in Wright Township, when the Crestwood girls play host to rival Hazleton Area in a showdown of teams harboring championship hopes. The Lady... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Spartans knock off Miners; Blue Devils outlast PanthersNorth Schuylkill dealt Minersville just its third defeat of the season on Satur
Spartans knock off Miners; Blue Devils outlast Panthers
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
North Schuylkill dealt Minersville just its third defeat of the season on Saturday, posting a 52-41 non-league boys basketball victory in Fountain Springs. Also on Saturday, Shenandoah Valley held off Panther Valley 71-68 in a non-league game, while... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HSFB: Tamaqua previewThey’re all saying the same thing. “A good season would be characterized as wi
HSFB: Tamaqua preview
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
They’re all saying the same thing. “A good season would be characterized as winning as many games as we can and making it to the playoffs,” Tamaqua senior lineman Jake Marcolla said. “Definitely making it to the playoffs,” fellow Blue Raider senior... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Miners hold off Blue Devils, clinch Division III titleMINERSVILLE — Shane Hoffman has never experienced the atmosphere of Martz Hall
Miners hold off Blue Devils, clinch Division III title
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
MINERSVILLE — Shane Hoffman has never experienced the atmosphere of Martz Hall during the Schuylkill League playoffs as a player. The Minersville junior will get his chance in two weeks. Hoffman scored the go-ahead bucket late in the fourth quarter... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Annual homeless count underwaySchuylkill County’s Local Housing Options Team has started its annual count of
Annual homeless count underway
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
Schuylkill County’s Local Housing Options Team has started its annual count of the homeless. LHOT members, who represent various service agencies and nonprofits, have 10 different sites throughout the county this week to offer free meals, clothing... Read more
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The Morning Call
Good games to see before playoffs beginThey used to say you needed a score card to know the players. This week area b
Good games to see before playoffs begin
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
They used to say you needed a score card to know the players. This week area basketball fans needed a cellphone with a bunch of contact numbers to be able to keep pace with all of the schedule changes area athletic directors had to make in the wake... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
H..S. BOYS BASKETBALL: Yedsena, defense lead Bears past MarianThe first shot Mahanoy Area’s Matt Yedsena took Wednesday night was an airball
H..S. BOYS BASKETBALL: Yedsena, defense lead Bears past Marian
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
The first shot Mahanoy Area’s Matt Yedsena took Wednesday night was an airball on a foul shot. Not much went wrong for Yedsena offensively after that. Yedsena poured in a game-high 29 points to back a solid defensive night from the Golden Bears in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Anthracite Football League officially now Schuylkill League FootballTAMAQUA --- The Anthracite Football League will be known now as Schuylkill Leag
Anthracite Football League officially now Schuylkill League Football
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
TAMAQUA --- The Anthracite Football League will be known now as Schuylkill League Football, Schuylkill League president Stephen Totha announced. It will be made official at a Feb. 4 press conference. Also, Pottsville will join SLF, which will be... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man dies in Pottsville apartment fire; 10 people displacedA Pottsville man died in a fire that started in his East Norwegian Street apart
Man dies in Pottsville apartment fire; 10 people displaced
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
A Pottsville man died in a fire that started in his East Norwegian Street apartment early Tuesday morning. Pottsville Fire Chief Todd March said the man was found inside his second-floor apartment at 324 E. Norwegian St. following the fire. The fire... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
New SCIDA officers welcomedPOTTSVILLE — David L. Snyder was introduced Thursday as the new chairman of the
New SCIDA officers welcomed
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
POTTSVILLE — David L. Snyder was introduced Thursday as the new chairman of the Schuylkill County Industrial Development Authority during its 46th annual meeting. Brian P. Canfield, Pottsville, who had been chairman for four years, said officers... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fast start not enough for WreckersNativity overcame Weatherly’s fast start for a 64-52 victory in Schuylklill Lea
Fast start not enough for Wreckers
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
Nativity overcame Weatherly’s fast start for a 64-52 victory in Schuylklill League Division III boys basketball action on Monday at Weatherly Middle School. Elsewhere in the league, North Schuylkill downed Lehighton 60-48. The Mahanoy Area at... Read more
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The Morning Call
Four area 4A girls basketball teams honorable mentions in latest state rankingsCompiled by Jeff Reinhart, here is PennLive’s top 10 girls basketball rankings
Four area 4A girls basketball teams honorable mentions in latest state rankings
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
Compiled by Jeff Reinhart, here is PennLive’s top 10 girls basketball rankings for each class through Jan. 24, plus honorable mention selections, with home district in parenthesis and overall record. 1. Norwin (7) 17-0 — previously: 1 2. Cumberland... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Ritsick proves all records made to be brokenWhen Crestwood senior Maddie Ritsick became the school’s all-time leading score
Ritsick proves all records made to be broken
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
When Crestwood senior Maddie Ritsick became the school’s all-time leading scorer in girls basketball last Thursday, it was a milestone that some close to the program thought may never be topped. After all, 30 years had come and gone since Diane Madl... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Nov. 8City police seek info on gunshots Hazleton police said that at 3:54 a.m. Sunda
Police, Nov. 8
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
City police seek info on gunshots Hazleton police said that at 3:54 a.m. Sunday, someone fired gunshots in the area of Birch Street and Fulton Court. There were no reports of injuries or property damage, police said. Anyone with information is... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley high school sports schedule changes, postponements roll in ahead of snowHigh schools across District 11 are adjusting their athletic schedules due to t
Lehigh Valley high school sports schedule changes, postponements roll in ahead of snow
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
High schools across District 11 are adjusting their athletic schedules due to the approaching snow storm. Here is a list of the latest changes schools have made. East Stroudsburg North at Stroudsburg, Friday, 4 p.m. North Penn at Quakertown,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
State RankingsSTATE RANKINGSBoys By City of Basketball Love (records through games of Jan.
State Rankings
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
STATE RANKINGSBoys By City of Basketball Love (records through games of Jan. 17) CLASS AAAA Rec Pvs 1. Allderdice (8) 12-1 1 2. Roman Catholic (12) 10-4 2 3. Plymouth-Whitemarsh (1) 15-0 3 4. Downingtown West (1) 16-1 4 5. Parkland (11) 12-3... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Colts fall in 4 OTs; Weatherly, PV winMarian and Lincoln Leadership Academy played to four overtimes on Saturday befo
Colts fall in 4 OTs; Weatherly, PV win
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 27 days ago
Marian and Lincoln Leadership Academy played to four overtimes on Saturday before Lincoln emerged with a 49-45 non-league boys basketball victory in Hometown. Meanwhile, Weatherly topped Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech 49-36 on Hall of Fame Night in... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Jan. 17, 2016Slide stops traffic on Highway 299 A rock slide caused the closure of Highway
Jan. 17, 2016
The Record Searchlight / Posted 27 days ago
Slide stops traffic on Highway 299 A rock slide caused the closure of Highway 299 at Big French Creek in Trinity County before 11 a.m. Saturday, the California Highway Patrol reported. California Department of Transportation workers were at the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Debra J. PalkoJan. 14, 2016 , 64, of Freeland passed away Thursday morning at her home, with
Debra J. Palko
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 28 days ago
Jan. 14, 2016 , 64, of Freeland passed away Thursday morning at her home, with her loving family at her side. She had battled cancer bravely for two years and eight months. She was the daughter of the late Arthur Sr. and Elizabeth... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Williams Valley routs Wreckers❒ Holy Redeemer 44, MMI 35 — Visiting Holy Redeemer started the game on a 10-0
Williams Valley routs Wreckers
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 28 days ago
❒ Holy Redeemer 44, MMI 35 — Visiting Holy Redeemer started the game on a 10-0 run, and held on throughout for a nine-point win over MMI in Division II-III play. John Carr powered his way to 19 points to lead the Royals (2-2 WVC). Jason Stachokus... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Sports CardCollege Men’s Basketball Penn State Hazleton at Penn State Fayette Boys Baske
Sports Card
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 29 days ago
College Men’s Basketball Penn State Hazleton at Penn State Fayette Boys Basketball Pittston Area at Hazleton Area Crestwood at Berwick Holy Redeemer at MMI Weatherly at Tri-Valley Marian at Schuylkill Haven Mahanoy Area at... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fillies rout Schuylkill Haven, Weatherly winsMarian and Weatherly posted Schuylkill League Division II-III crossover wins on
Fillies rout Schuylkill Haven, Weatherly wins
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 29 days ago
Marian and Weatherly posted Schuylkill League Division II-III crossover wins on Thursday evening. Schuylkill League ❒ Marian 61, Schuylkill Haven 17 — The Fillies used a 26-2 second-quarter push to blow the game open, and cruised from there to the... Read more
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