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Local Sports

Monday, February 11, 2013
nancy scholz/special to the times news Pleasant Valley's Bryan Sharpe (left) looks to go around Stroudsburg defender Jacob Battle.

The Stroudsburg Mounties traveled to Pleasant Valley and took over Brodheadsville Saturday night.

Both games came down to the wire, but saw Stroudsburg prevail in the final minutes. The Mountie girls won 28-25 while the boys won 42-41.


The girls' game wasn't for the faint of heart and it showed in the 28-25 final score.

Pleasant Valley managed to score just seven points in the second half, including one in the fourth quarter, and allowed Stroudsburg to come from behind and win the season finale 28-25.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

When it comes to battling big fish, few destinations have the allure of New York's Lake Ontario, an impressive body of water that's known for its trophy-sized trout and salmon.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

With two weeks in the books, Batter's Box and Joey B's/Joe's Place are tied atop the standings as the lone undefeated teams in the Eastern Schuylkill Recreation Commission winter basketball league.


Mike Stower Coal & Oil-

Shawn's Construction

The one-two punch of Jon Veet and Brandon DeCosmo provided a knockout blow to Shawn's Construction, as Mike Stower Coal & Oil delivered a 73-49 victory.

Veet scored a league-high 29 points, including five three-pointers, while DeCosmo accounted for 25 points for Mike Stower Coal & Oil .

Saturday, February 9, 2013
All in the family

On January 29,,1990, in a game against Beaver College, a Melissa Porzio's jump shot scored her 1000th point for Cedar Crest College and earned an accomplishment for her family's name that she thought would never be equaled on a basketball court..

Move over mom.

Sixteen years later, Melissa's daughter, Courtney Porzio, playing for the same school, sank two free throws against Marywood to join her mother as two of only nine members in the 1000 point club for the Cedar Crest Falcons

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Regardless of the undertaking, I admire thoroughness and excellence.

The Corn Refiners Association has demonstrated both. That's why it has my admiration as well as my postal and e-mail addresses.

And that's why I'm expecting a letter from them. No later than Monday.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Multiple charges for dozens of criminal and game code violations have been filed against Mark Nicholas Jarema, 37, Leesburg, N.J., who was extradited Monday, Jan. 28, from New Jersey Mid-State Correctional Facility, Wrightsville, NJ, by Wayne County Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife conservation officer Frank Dooley, with assistance from the Wayne County District Attorney's Office and Pennsylvania State Police officers from the Honesdale barracks.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

February 9, 2000 Pleasant Valley jumps out to an early lead and holds off Lehighton for a 34-25 Mountain Valley Conference wrestling win. The Bears, coached by Dan McIntyre, open the match with pins from Ian McGoldrick (103 pounds) and John Henry Zarzycki (112) en route to a 21-0 lead. Mick Economy also registers a fall for PV at 189 while Brian Richardson adds a major at 171. Decision wins for the Bears come from Corrado Tridente (119), Justin Micklos (125) and Mike Ferrara (130).

Friday, February 8, 2013
ron gower/times news The Fillies' Gabby green looks to split Weatherly defenders Dom Adamczyk and Alexis Boyarski in order to get the deuce. Marian took care of the Wreckers by a score of 47-27.

Paul Brutto would like to see three of his Marian girls' basketball players score double digits in a game. It means his team is putting forth a balanced scoring effort.

Against Schuylkill League Division III counterpart Weatherly last night none of the Fillies got to double digits, but they did acheive a balanced effort in their 47-27 senior night win.

"We'd like to get three in doubles, but it didn't happen tonight," Brutto said. "We like to balance it out. It makes us tougher to guard. It gives them more to worry about, think about, prepare for.

Friday, February 8, 2013
rich george/special to the times news Austin Luers (center) of Palmerton splits Northern Lehigh defendersLucas Pierce (5)) and Caleb Johnson.

Northern Lehigh head boys basketball coach Jeff Miller knew it was important for his team to pick up a win in its final regular season game against arch-rival Palmerton last night so it would head into the District 11 Class 3A playoffs on a positive note.

After a slow start, the Bulldogs (14-8, 9-7) went on a 28-7 run and rolled to a 61-41 Colonial League victory.

Friday, February 8, 2013
Raiders finish regular season strong

The Tamaqua Lady Raiders are hitting their stride and just at the right time.

With district playoffs looming Tamaqua has been playing their best basketball of the season and continued their strong play, handling Panther Valley 59-41 to end the 2013 regular season.