August 22, 2013 RSS feed / Sports

EL Golfer Second in Tournament

Elk Lake’s Cole Tyler finished second in the Irving Jackman Memorial Tournament at Scranton Municipal golf course on Aug. 16. Tyler shot a one-under 71, five strokes back of Abington Heights’ Anthony Sebastianelli, who fired a 67. More...

Red Cross Tourney Slated

Racing Legend Amato Named Honorary Chair

Well-known former drag race champion Joe Amato will serve as honorary tournament chairman for the American Red Cross golf tournament, slated for Monday, Sept. 23 at Glenmaura National Golf Club. More...

YMCA Co-Ed Slowpitch Tourney Set

Sports Brief

A co-ed 50/50 slowpitch softball tournament is slated for Sept. 14- 15 at Mountaineer Field in Monroeton. Proceeds from the tournament will go toward upkeep and improvements of the ball park. There is a $175 entry fee. More...

Wilbur Wins Half Marathon

Matthew Wilbur of Columbia Cross Roads won the Catherine Valley Half Marathon in Watkins Glen, NY, on Aug. 18. His time was 1:16:30. Chris Gaddis was second in 1:19:12, followed by Elliott Rosenberg in 1:19:56. More...

PGC Sets Migratory Seasons

The Pennsylvania Game Commission recently announced the migratory game bird seasons and bag limits for 2013-2014. Duck season in the North Zone, which includes the Rocket Courier readership area, runs from Oct. 12 to Nov. 30 and Dec. 24 through Jan. More...

Smith, Meitzler Win Riverfest Run

Simon Smith cruised to an easy victory in the Riverfest 5K in Towanda on Saturday, Aug. 17. The Towanda teenager finished the run up and back the Merrill Parkway in 16:43. Adam Russell was second, 55 seconds back, with a time of 17:38. More...

Goodwin Paces Chemung Super Stock Feature

Jeff Goodwin took the checkered flag in a caution-filled Super Stock feature at Chemung Speedrome on Aug. 16. Joe Snell and Nick Robinson brought out a red flag midway through the race after they crashed at the finish line. More...

Dushore Lions Tournament Set

The Dushore Lions Club Golf Scramble is slated for Eagles Mere Country Club on Sunday, Sept. 22, starting at 1 p.m. More...

Area Weightlifters Excel

Greg Shotwell deadlifted 525 pounds to win the super heavyweight open competition at the State Games of America in Harrisburg on Saturday, Aug. 3. More...

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