Hazleton Sports News

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  • 4 hrs ago | via Standard Speaker 

    Cougars, Abington Heights at Lackawanna College

    The Hazleton Area-Abington Heights boys basketball game for the District 2 Class AAAA championship will be played Saturday at 2 p.m. at Lackawanna College .


  • 7 hrs ago | via The Times-Tribune 

    HS Basketball: Championship weekend takes centerstage

    Once the hallowed arena of local hardwood games, the recently renovated venue will host six title games in two days, including all of the boys finals. It all tips off tonight with the District 2 Class A final between MMI Prep and Old Forge at 6 p.m. followed by the Class AAA championship game between GAR and Scranton Prep at 8 p.m. 2 p.m., while the Class AA showdown between Mid Valley and Holy Cross caps things off at 7 p.m. "We love having the opportunity to host all of these games," Lackawanna College assistant athletic director and game manager Dan Berg said.


  • 7 hrs ago | via The Citizens' Voice 

    Girls basketball: Hazleton Area, Pittston Area, Rede...

    Up next: The winner advances to the PIAA Championships to play the seventh seed from District 1. The loser does not advance. How they got here: Hazleton Area had a bye, then beat Valley West 53-40.


  • Sunday Feb 22 | via The Citizens' Voice 

    Cougars edge Williamsport in thriller

    With his players dribbling and passing into trouble for turnover after turnover against Williamsport's relentless pressure and time and the season winding down in their District 2-4 Class AAAA semifinal Sunday, he peeked up at the scoreboard on the far end of the Berwick gymnasium. "It wasn't looking good at the time,'' Joseph said, after his team pulled out a nail-biting 57-56 victory.


  • Sunday Feb 22 | via The Times-Tribune 

    HS Basketball: Toro leads top-seeded Abington Height...

    Fending off Scranton's attempt to slow the game to a crawl, top-seeded Abington Heights pulled out a grueling 35-22 win Sunday at Carbondale Area High School to advance to the championship game of the District 2-4 Class AAAA subregional playoffs. Abington Heights will play Hazleton Area, which defeated Williamsport, in the title game Saturday at a site and time to be determined.


  • Tuesday Feb 17 | via The Citizens' Voice 

    District 2 Boys Basketball Preview

    Holy Redeemer's Len Radziak goes in for a layup past Hanover Area's Brandon Chafin during the McGrane Tournament championship on Saturday. Christopher Dolan / The Citizens' Voice a Seeds: 1. Abington Heights.


  • Monday Feb 16 | via The Times-Tribune 

    DISTRICT 2 BASKETBALL: Tournament outlook

    TRIBUNE FILE Clay Basalyga is averaging 12.9 points per game for Abington Heights. The Comets are the top seed for the District 2-4 Class AAAA subregional.


  • Monday Feb 16 | via The Citizens' Voice 

    Comets claim sercond straight WVC Division 1 title

    With memories of its net-cutting celebration last year still fresh in its mind, Crestwood set out to repeat history on Sunday. Just as they did at Wilkes University last February, the Comets kept the defensive heat turned up against rival Hazleton Area until their offense thawed enough to spark a 52-38 grind-it-out victory in the WVC Division 1 boys basketball championship game.


  • Sunday Feb 15 | via The Times-Tribune 

    DISTRICT 2 GIRLS: Class AAAA capsule

    PLAYERS TO WATCH: Bridgette Mann, Wallenpaupack, 18.9 points per game; Jaynell Robinson, Williamsport, 17.4; Makenzie Yori, Hazleton, 17.4; Ciaira Lloyd, Scranton, 15.3; Liz Waleski, Pittston, 14.6; Chloe Jennings, Williamsport, 13.9; Allie Barber, Pittston, 11.8; Megan Kane, Wyoming Valley West, 10.6; Alyssa Aragona, Delaware Valley, 10.5; Molly Jansco and Liv Scartelli, Wallenpaupack, 8.5. SLEEPER TEAM: Williamsport. The Millionaires have a pair of players who combine for more than 31 points per game, and the unknown is always the strength of schedule that Williamsport plays.


  • Sunday Feb 15 | via Standard Speaker 

    Berwick coach breaks down Cougars, Comets

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Berwick's boys basketball team lost twice to Hazleton Area and Crestwood this season, but the young Bulldogs recently played the two Wyoming Valley Conference Division I heavyweights tough, losing by eight points to both teams at home.


  • Friday Feb 13 | via Standard Speaker 

    Cougars knock off Berwick, tie for DI title

    BERWICK - For Hazleton Area's boys basketball team, Thursday's game at Berwick had a playoff-like feel.


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