June 27, 2013 RSS feed / Sports

Inaugural Ride Surpasses Hopes

Raises $5,800 for Eric Latini Memorial Scholarship Fund

“It far exceeded my expectations.”  Sue Latini’s goal for the first Eric’s Ride Motorcycle Run was a modest $1,000 for the Eric Latini Scholarship Fund.  On Saturday, June 22, a total of 145 riders negotiated 85 mil More...

Time for Fore 81

Tracey Huffman will be among the golfers playing in the Fore 81 Golf Classic, slated for Friday, June 28, at StoneHedge Country Club outside Tunkhannock, starting at 9 a.m. More...

Bobcats Baseball Begins Season

The Bradford County Bobcats, a travel team managed by former Wyalusing Valley standout Brendon Hitchcock, competed in a tournament at State College, going 2-2 last weekend.  Previously, the Bobcats finished with a 3-1 record in a tournament in B More...

Sports Briefs

District Senior Grid Game Slated   Two recently graduated Wyalusing Valley football players are on the North roster for the annual District Four Kiwanis Senior Football Game at South Williamsport on Friday, June 28. Game time is 7 p.m.  More...

Omurwa, Porfirio Top Run for Boston

Bornfase Omurwa won the Run for Boston 15K run in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, June 23. More...

Tournament Raises $38K For Guthrie Hospice

Guthrie’s 11th Annual Golf for Guthrie Hospice, held at The Club at Shepard Hills on June 21, raised over $38,000 for Guthrie Hospice.  More...

Family Fishing Underway

Join the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission as it conducts a Family Fishing Program at the Wilkes-Barre River Common’s fishing pier on the following dates:   Wednesday, July 31, and   Wednesday, Aug. More...

Rest in Peace, Mom

I lost my biggest fan last week.  When I wrote this column last month prior to Mother’s Day weekend, I told about my mother’s influence on my love of sports.  As she was battling serious health issues, I feared it might be the l More...

EMG Eagles Place at AAU Championships

Several members of the Endless Mountains Gymnastics (EMG) Eagles team brought home medals from the AAU agegroup national championships, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Center in Orlando, FL, from June 12-16.  More...

Little League All-Star Playoffs Underway

Five Roosevelt Trail League (RTL) teams are slated to compete in their respective District 15 Little League All-Star tournaments, some of which began last weekend.  RTL has four baseball teams and one softball team entered in their respective di More...

Zacharias, Kent Split at Chemung

Jimmy Zacharias and J.R. Kent split Twin 25 Modified features at Chemung Speedrome in Chemung, NY, on June 21.  Zacharias won the first feature. More...

Clubs Wanted to Host Jr. Pheasant Hunts

After more than a decade of success, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is working to expand its Junior Pheasant Hunt Program and is seeking partners to do so.  The commission is asking sportsmen’s clubs and other conservation organizations More...

PA Hunting Licenses on Sale

It’s that time again.  Hunting and furtaker licenses for Pennsylvania’s 2013-14 seasons went on sale Monday, June 10.  And once again in the 2013- 14 license year, all license fees remain unchanged since 1999.  Licenses can More...

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