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COLLEGES 3 honored at Miseri

Three former Wyoming Valley Conference athletes were among the spring sports Most Valuable Players and coach’s award recipients for the spring season at Misericordia University.

Jude Schappert, a Hanover Area graduate, was the MVP in men’s track and field while Meyers graduate Ali Ostrum was the coach’s award recipient in women’s track and field.

Jared Smith, a Tunkhannock graduate, received the coach’s award in men’s lacrosse.

GOLF Kresge wins tourney

Janet Kresge carded the lowest score to win the first flight in the Blue Chip Ladies League 18-hole Tuesday Morning League Tournament at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Course on Tuesday.

Ann Parkhurst was the second flight winner followed by Erin Gallagher, who took the third flight. Fran Getz was the winner of the fourth flight.


NHL Pens to show games

The Pittsburgh Penguins will show road games on Mellon Arena’s large scoreboard screens during the Stanley Cup finals.

The Penguins have attracted thousands of fans to big-screen telecasts of games outside the arena. That will continue during home games, but not when the Penguins play in Detroit.

Fans must buy $5 tickets to enter the arena to watch the away games. The money will go to the Mario Lemieux Foundation, which benefits cancer and neonatal medical research. Parking at arena lots will be free after 6 p.m. Concession and souvenir stands will be open.

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