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Times Leader
Wyoming Seminary moves to the brink of WVC Division 1 field hockey titleto clinch the top seed and a first-round bye in the three-team District 2 Class
Times Leader / Posted 5 hours ago
to clinch the top seed and a first-round bye in the three-team District 2 Class 3A playoffs. Jenna Corra made two saves as Hazleton Area improved to 5-8. The Cougars will finish the regular season against Tunkhannock on Wednesday, then face the... Read more
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Times Leader
Losen ends the wait: Hazleton Area wins District 2 girls team tennis titleWILKES-BARRE – Hazleton Area waited a quarter of a century for the school to pr
Times Leader / Posted 5 hours ago
WILKES-BARRE – Hazleton Area waited a quarter of a century for the school to produce its first district team tennis championship. Another hour wasn’t going to matter. District 2-4 Class 3A Subregional singles finalists Stephanie Mazurek and Lily... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
HS TENNIS: District 2 Doubles Tournament brackets settennis singles players who finished second in last week’s District 2 tournament
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
tennis singles players who finished second in last week’s District 2 tournament will shift their attention to doubles. Hazleton Area’s Lily Nowak in Class 3A and Scranton Prep’s Gabi Jakubek in Class 2A are part of the top-seeded teams for the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
H.S. Tennis: Lady Cougars capture first district team titleWILKES-BARRE — Sofia Losen was exactly where she wanted to be: having Hazleton
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
WILKES-BARRE — Sofia Losen was exactly where she wanted to be: having Hazleton Area’s first District 2 Class 3A team tennis championship on her racket. One year ago, the Lady Cougars’ bid for the subregional title ended with a defeat to Abington... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton Area stickers turn back PatriotsArticle Tools Hazleton Area opened up a 2-0 lead in the first half, then relie
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 hours ago
Article Tools Hazleton Area opened up a 2-0 lead in the first half, then relied on its defense to shut down Pittston Area for a 2-1 Wyoming Valley Conference field hockey win on Monday. The visiting Lady Cougars got on the board early, as Gabby... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
H.S. Tennis: Lady Cougars capture first district team titleWILKES-BARRE — Sofia Losen was exactly where she wanted to be: having Hazleton
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 hours ago
WILKES-BARRE — Sofia Losen was exactly where she wanted to be: having Hazleton Area’s first District 2-4 Class AAA team tennis championship on her racket. One year ago, the Lady Cougars’ bid for the subregional title ended with a 3-2 loss to... Read more
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Times Leader
Accused Hazleton robber pleads guilty for two robberiesWILKES-BARRE — A man accused of a string of armed robberies in the Hazleton are
Times Leader / Posted 17 hours ago
WILKES-BARRE — A man accused of a string of armed robberies in the Hazleton area pleaded guilty to two of them on Monday. Kurt Mumie, 30, was arrested in April after police said he robbed two Hazleton convenience stores and an individual in West... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Much will change if property relief tax question is approvedis one scenario that would be really harmful,” she said. Toohil said the Legis
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
is one scenario that would be really harmful,” she said. Toohil said the Legislature’s solution will have to prevent the Hazleton Area School District from losing revenue. “That math has to work in our favor,” she said. Argall said the math... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Job Corps students impress at Tastes of Greater Hazletontheir food. “This is our girls’ day,” explained Tina Sabo, who sat with friend
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
their food. “This is our girls’ day,” explained Tina Sabo, who sat with friends Colleen Koval and Mary Makuta, all of the Hazleton area. Sabo said she enjoyed the chicken Parmesan and pasta salad prepared by Frankie’s Pizzeria and Restaurant in... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
LFC Standings Week 827, Tunkhannock 16 Crestwood 41, Hanover Area 7 Lake-Lehman 35, Holy Redeemer
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
27, Tunkhannock 16 Crestwood 41, Hanover Area 7 Lake-Lehman 35, Holy Redeemer 7 Northwest Area 45, GAR 8 Donegal 20, Hazleton Area 14 WEEK 9Friday’s games Wallenpaupack at Delaware Valley Scranton Prep at West Scranton Honesdale at North... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
PV wins Pool A at Martz Madness ClassicOlympians (15-5) were led by Kelsey Carroll’s eight aces, nine digs, eight assi
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Olympians (15-5) were led by Kelsey Carroll’s eight aces, nine digs, eight assists and seven kills. Freshman Football Hazleton Area 32 Nanticoke Area 0 Dante Matarella ran for touchdowns of 13 and 7 yards, and Nick Damiano sparked the defense... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cougar water polo team tastes success at Spartan ClassicArticle Tools The Hazleton Area boys’ water polo team swept a pair of contests
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools The Hazleton Area boys’ water polo team swept a pair of contests, and the girls gained a split at the Spartan Classic Saturday at Wyoming Valley West. The Cougars outlasted Muhlenberg 12-9, and overpowered Upper Dublin 14-5.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cougars hope to put Donegal loss behind themto good football teams. Going up against a Class 4A team, a Donegal team that
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
to good football teams. Going up against a Class 4A team, a Donegal team that had struggled through a 2-4 season to date, Hazleton Area appeared to be the favorite. But on this night it was the Indians who had the upper hand. They ran their... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Schools ponder setting policy on national anthemgiven to the flag and this is the direction in which we will continue,” said Wy
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
given to the flag and this is the direction in which we will continue,” said Wyoming Area athletic director Joe Pizano. Hazleton Area has some of the most vast capabilities of where it could play the anthem — it’s played at the venues for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
James Schneider honored as 50-year lawyerlawyers of the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association/The Bar Association of
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
lawyers of the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association/The Bar Association of Luzerne County recently gathered and honored Hazleton area attorney James A. Schneider for 50 years of community service to the bar. Schneider was admitted to the bar in... Read more
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Times Leader
Local Roundup: Aby Davis leads Coughlin girls soccer past Wyoming Areashots in goal. Crestwood 6, Wyoming Area 0 On Friday, Crestwood’s Hubert Herr
Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
shots in goal. Crestwood 6, Wyoming Area 0 On Friday, Crestwood’s Hubert Herrera and Max Gariano scored two goals each. Hazleton Area 1, Holy Redeemer 0 Megan Reed scored the lone goal for Hazleton Area, and Jenna Corra made 16 saves in goal... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Donegal beats Cougars on Senior NightHAZLETON — One year ago, Hazleton Area’s football team traveled to Mount Joy an
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
HAZLETON — One year ago, Hazleton Area’s football team traveled to Mount Joy and spoiled Donegal’s homecoming festivities, rallying for a 20-14 win that gave the winless Cougars their first victory of the season. On Friday night, the Indians paid a... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
LFC Standings Week 827, Tunkhannock 16 Crestwood 41, Hanover Area 7 Lake-Lehman 35, Holy Redeemer
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
27, Tunkhannock 16 Crestwood 41, Hanover Area 7 Lake-Lehman 35, Holy Redeemer 7 Northwest Area 45, GAR 8 Donegal 20, Hazleton Area 14 Today’s gamesDivision III Riverside at Holy Cross, 1 p.m. Old Forge vs. Lakeland at PNC F... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
HS TENNIS: Pizzano, Mazurek repeat as D2 championsPizzano said. “I had to play such great competition to win again, so I am excit
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Pizzano said. “I had to play such great competition to win again, so I am excited.” Mazurek, the top-seeded senior from Hazleton Area, rolled to the title by beating teammate, Lily Nowak, 6-2, 6-4 in another rematch from last season. This year,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
GAR soccer team rallies past MMIgoal. Jimmy Kelly was in goal for MMI, making 13 stops. Joel Aldaco made three
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
goal. Jimmy Kelly was in goal for MMI, making 13 stops. Joel Aldaco made three saves for GAR. Jr. High Field Hockey Hazleton Area 1 Berwick 0 Molly Znachko had the game’s only goal, scoring off a Gabby Barker feed to give the Lady Cougars... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HS FOOTBALL:HAZLETON — One year ago, Hazleton Area’s football team traveled to Mount Joy an
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
HAZLETON — One year ago, Hazleton Area’s football team traveled to Mount Joy and spoiled Donegal’s homecoming festivities, rallying for a 20-14 win that gave the winless Cougars their first victory of the season. On Friday night, the Indians paid a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 14Article Tools HAZLE TWP. HASD incidents The following was reported by Hazlet
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Article Tools HAZLE TWP. HASD incidents The following was reported by Hazleton Area School District police: ■ A 13-year-old female faces possession of a weapon on school property after she was found with a canister of pepper spray while entering... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
H.S. GIRLS' TENNIS: Hazleton Area's Mazurek crowned D2-4 3A championtournament schedule and laser-like focus kept Mazurek pointed toward another sh
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
tournament schedule and laser-like focus kept Mazurek pointed toward another shot at the title. For the mega-talented Hazleton Area senior, her redemption finally came on Friday at chilly, breezy Kirby Park, where she defeated teammate Lily... Read more
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Island Packet
PennDOT plow blade provides canvas for local studentsLike other students in her Visual Arts III class, Hazleton Area High School jun
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
Like other students in her Visual Arts III class, Hazleton Area High School junior Abby Vardner was used to creating art on paper. So when instructor Angela Glowatch mentioned that her students would be painting a PennDOT snow plow blade for a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
PennDOT plow blade provides canvas for local studentsHAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — Like other students in her Visual Arts III class, Hazleton
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — Like other students in her Visual Arts III class, Hazleton Area High School junior Abby Vardner was used to creating art on paper. So when instructor Angela Glowatch mentioned that her students would be painting a PennDOT snow... Read more
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Times Leader
Second-half surge carries Donegal past Hazleton AreaHAZLETON — Hazleton Area allowed three consecutive touchdowns in a 20-14 loss t
Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
HAZLETON — Hazleton Area allowed three consecutive touchdowns in a 20-14 loss to Donegal Friday in inter-district competition. The Cougars went ahead midway through the first quarter when David Smith leaped to snag a 6-yard catch from Sparky Wolk in... Read more
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Times Leader
Latest scores for Friday’s high school football gamesRedeemer 0, Lake-Lehman 0, first quarter GAR 0, Northwest 0, first quarter Cr
Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
Redeemer 0, Lake-Lehman 0, first quarter GAR 0, Northwest 0, first quarter Crestwood 0, Hanover Area 0, first quarter Donegal 0, Hazleton Area 0, first quarter http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1... Read more
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Times Leader
Hazleton’s Stephanie Mazurek, Wyoming Area’s Brianna Pizzano repeat at tennis districtsWILKES-BARRE — Hazleton Area’s Stephanie Mazurek and Wyoming Area’s Brianna Piz
Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — Hazleton Area’s Stephanie Mazurek and Wyoming Area’s Brianna Pizzano repeated District 2 girls tennis championships Friday at Kirby Park, but Mazurek was able to find a way to add to that accomplishment. Mazurek beat teammate Lily... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
No. 1 Delaware Valley at No. 4 Scranton is the Game of the Weekovercome its defensive struggles. Williamsport scored two touchdowns in the fi
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
overcome its defensive struggles. Williamsport scored two touchdowns in the final 2 minutes to rally past the Knights, but Hazleton Area just hit Scranton with a tidal wave, winning 34-8. In six of seven games, the Knights have given up at least... Read more
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Times Leader
High Schooll football capsules for Friday’s gamesyards. The defense has issues vs. the run. What To Expect: Crestwood to locked
Times Leader / Posted 4 days ago
yards. The defense has issues vs. the run. What To Expect: Crestwood to locked up a D2-4A playoff spot. Donegal (2-4) at Hazleton Area (4-3) The Coaches: Donegal’s Jeff Polites (99-103, 20th year); Hazleton Area’s Mike Brennan (125-88, 16th... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
HS TENNIS: Top seeds hold in D2 singles tournamentafternoon. The semifinals begin today at 1 p.m. at Kirby Park with the finals
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
afternoon. The semifinals begin today at 1 p.m. at Kirby Park with the finals to follow. No. 1 Stephanie Mazurek of Hazleton Area won her two matches in straight sets, losing only one game to reach the semifinals where she will play... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
LFC Standings after Week 732, Lackawanna Trail 20 Lakeland 32, Riverside 20 Carbondale Area 41, Holy Cr
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
32, Lackawanna Trail 20 Lakeland 32, Riverside 20 Carbondale Area 41, Holy Cross 13 Mid Valley 21, Montrose 3 Delaware Valley 55, Williamsport 17 Hazleton Area 34, Scranton 8 Dallas 21, Wallenpaupack 20 W. Valley West 38, Abington H... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Obiso comes up big in big gamesway. The Warriors have a two-game lead over Williamsport (5-2, 630) and Scranto
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
way. The Warriors have a two-game lead over Williamsport (5-2, 630) and Scranton (5-2, 540), and a three-game cushion over Hazleton Area (4-3, 480). The three Class 5A teams qualify for the playoffs, with the No. 1 seed earning a bye.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
No. 2 Scranton Prep at No. 8 Western Wayne is the Game of the Weekovercome its defensive struggles. Williamsport scored two touchdowns in the fi
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
overcome its defensive struggles. Williamsport scored two touchdowns in the final 2 minutes to rally past the Knights, but Hazleton Area just hit Scranton with a tidal wave, winning 34-8. In six of seven games, the Knights have given up at least... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cougars face Donegal in home finaleIt all began one year ago almost to the day. Trailing 14-7 midway through the
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
It all began one year ago almost to the day. Trailing 14-7 midway through the fourth quarter, Hazleton Area appeared headed toward an eighth straight loss in what had been a frustrating season. In a matter of minutes that all changed. David Smith... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
With perfect week, Stallone surges into leadgames — the latter which are sure to test not only our knowledge, but our loyal
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
games — the latter which are sure to test not only our knowledge, but our loyalty as well. And here we go ... Donegal at Hazleton Area— A year ago, the Cougars went to Mount Joy in Week 8 and stunned the Indians on homecoming for their first win.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
COLLISION COURSE? Mazurek, Nowak reach D2-4 Class 3A semisWILKES-BARRE — One match. That’s all that separates Hazleton Area’s Stephanie
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — One match. That’s all that separates Hazleton Area’s Stephanie Mazurek and Lily Nowak from the chance to face one another and eventually become the first District 2-4 Class AAA singles tennis champion in the Lady Cougars’ 25-year... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Crestwood golfers headed to statesin 16:24 ahead of teammates Gabe McKittrick (third) and Zach Keiner (fourth).
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
in 16:24 ahead of teammates Gabe McKittrick (third) and Zach Keiner (fourth). The Bulldogs’ Grif Keller was fifth against Hazleton Area, before Charlie Valdez and Bobby Earley rounded out the Cougars’ scoring in sixth and seventh place,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Longtime Y swimming coach leavesWind at local races. Throughout his life, Gould has shuttled between Hazleton
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
Wind at local races. Throughout his life, Gould has shuttled between Hazleton and Florida. After he was born in the Hazleton area, his parents moved to Florida, where he grew up and graduated from high school in Oviedo. Because his father,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Richard James Hall Oct. 9, 2017Richie was a life resident of Hazleton, having lived the last 30 years in Old C
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
Richie was a life resident of Hazleton, having lived the last 30 years in Old Cranberry. He was a former member of the Hazleton Area Highlanders. Many knew Richie through his coaching several area football teams. As coach of Ernie’s Steakhouse,... Read more
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Times Leader
Long day ends in success for Royals sophomore in D2 tennis tourneymultiple wins Thursday. Defending Class 2A champion Brianna Pizzano from Wyomi
Times Leader / Posted 4 days ago
multiple wins Thursday. Defending Class 2A champion Brianna Pizzano from Wyoming Area lost just one game in six sets. Hazleton Area teammates Stephanie Mazurek and Lily Nowak made it to opposite semifinals in the District 2-4 Class 3A... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mazurek, Nowak earn top two seeds for D2-4 singles tourneyBoth returning champions earned top seeds for the District 2 girls’ tennis sing
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Both returning champions earned top seeds for the District 2 girls’ tennis singles tournament that is set to begin today. Hazleton Area’s Stephanie Mazurek was named the No. 1 seed for the District 2-4 Class 3A subregional, while Wyoming Area’s... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
H.S. CROSS COUNTRY: Bears, Spartans wrap up division titles(BM) 22:53, 8. Klotz (L) 23:04, 9. Ahner (L) 23:19, 10. Mease (L) 23:24 Jr. Hi
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
(BM) 22:53, 8. Klotz (L) 23:04, 9. Ahner (L) 23:19, 10. Mease (L) 23:24 Jr. High Boys Steven Domanski led a sextet of Hazleton Area runners in the top 10 as the Cougars swept past Holy Redeemer and Wyoming Seminary in a Wyoming Valley... Read more
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Times Leader
Morgan Murphy’s four goals lead Crestwood to 8th straight field hockey winan assist apiece and the Black Knights kept their faint hopes for a second stra
Times Leader / Posted 5 days ago
an assist apiece and the Black Knights kept their faint hopes for a second straight WVC Division 1 title alive by handling Hazleton Area. Lehman improved to 10-2 with two regular season games remaining, just behind 11-1 Wyoming Valley West and... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
HS TENNIS: Abington Heights advances to D2 Class 3A finalchampionship match had to be moved to Monday at Kirby Park at 3 p.m. because th
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
championship match had to be moved to Monday at Kirby Park at 3 p.m. because the other semifinal between top-seeded Hazleton Area and fourth-seeded North Pocono turned into an epic battle of wills at No. 2 singles. Lily Nowak defeated Sarah... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
HS TENNIS: Hazleton Area's Mazurek and Wyoming Area's Pizzano earn top seedsreturning champions earned top seeds for the District 2 girls tennis singles to
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
returning champions earned top seeds for the District 2 girls tennis singles tournament that is set to begin Thursday. Hazleton Area’s Stephanie Mazurek was named the No. 1 seed for the District 2-4 Class 3A subregional, while Wyoming Area’s... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Nanticoke girls spike Hazleton AreaArticle Tools Hazleton Area’s girls’ volleyball team bounced back from a 25-14
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton Area’s girls’ volleyball team bounced back from a 25-14 loss in the opening set to top Nanticoke 25-23 in the second to forge a 1-1 tie. However, the Trojanettes responded with 25-12 and 25-18 victories to clinch the 3-1... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 11resisting arrest or other law enforcement, terroristic threats and numerous rel
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
resisting arrest or other law enforcement, terroristic threats and numerous related charges following an incident at Hazleton Area High School on Oct. 4. According to Hazleton Area School District police, the youth became belligerent and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
H.S. GIRLS' TENNIS: Lady Cougars advance to subregional finals for first timeup in an ice bath or wherever she wants and stay there until, well, whenever sh
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
up in an ice bath or wherever she wants and stay there until, well, whenever she chooses. At least until Thursday, when Hazleton Area’s star junior tennis player competes in the District 2-4 Class 3A Singles Championships. At the subregional... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hybrid learning shows promise, educators sayArticle Tools Did a teaching method that makes learning more personal help pup
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Article Tools Did a teaching method that makes learning more personal help pupils on standardized tests in the few Hazleton Area classes where it was introduced? It’s too soon to tell, according to a consultant helping the district incorporate the... Read more
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