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Pro QB to speak at local Penn State chapter meeting

June 17, 2017 by Standard Speaker

A Scranton native and West Scranton High School alum, he joined the Nittany Lions as a walk-on and became a three-year starting quarterback for the team from 2010-12. The record-setting signal-caller broke nine school passing records and tied another ...

Inspiring Scranton (PA) Firefighters Through Artwork

June 15, 2017 by

FireEngineering.comThree West Scranton High School students were just as proud to see their version of David displayed inside Scranton's Fire Headquarters on Mulberry Street. Fire chief Pat DeSarno commissioned the work. He thought the firefighters' gym needed some ...

Jazz Age comes to West Scranton High School

March 22, 2017 by Scranton Times-Tribune

Scranton Times-TribuneNothing captures the essence of the Jazz Age quite like the music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin. West Scranton High School Players perform some of the brothers' classic songs in the musical comedy “Nice Work If You Can Get It” on Friday and ...

HS DIVING: West Scranton's Bruno and DV's Burns claim championships at Les Richards

February 18, 2017 by Scranton Times-Tribune

Scranton Times-Tribune... Bruno repeated as champion, while Burns smashed a meet record with an 11-dive score of 428.25 in claiming her title at the Les Richards Diving Championships on Friday night at Scranton High School. “This is fantastic,” Bruno, a West Scranton senior ...

Delaware Valley Warriors meet West Scranton Invaders in 'Court Battle'

February 3, 2017 by The Pike County Courier

Delaware Valley managed to creep up on West Scranton and tighten the score 46-40 at 1:28 in the fourth period. Both teams got into foul trouble as regulation time wound down. Missed free throws hurt Delaware Valley and West Scranton. But the final ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Mulderig's late putback lifts Scranton past West

January 10, 2017 by Scranton Times-Tribune

Scranton Times-TribuneThat honor belonged to Scranton freshman Colette Mulderig, whose biggest basket of her career with 10.8 seconds left lifted No. 3 Scranton to a 42-41 win over the sixth-ranked Invaders in the battle of rivals at Scranton High School. “It was pretty ...

HS BASKETBALL: No. 1 Scranton Prep defeats No. 4 West Scranton

January 8, 2017 by Scranton Times-Tribune

Scranton Times-Tribune4 West Scranton, and rolled to a 72-44 win Saturday afternoon in a Lackawanna Division I boys basketball game at Scranton High School. “West Scranton always plays us tough because there are a lot of kids on the team who we know,” said Scranton Prep ...

Ten things to know about Raiders QB Matt McGloin

December 27, 2016 by East Bay Times

East Bay TimesHe can relate to Bay Area legend Jack Del Rio in that he was a three-sport star at West Scranton High School in Scranton, Pa. — football, basketball and baseball. In his first varsity start at West Scranton, after beating out the incumbent starter ...

Beware the Krampus! West Scranton High students exhibit region's traditions, imported from Europe

December 10, 2016 by Scranton Times-Tribune

Scranton Times-TribuneOn Saturday, Christian Guerra, a 17-year-old junior at West Scranton High School, played the creature with horns on his head, a black cape around his shoulders and a slight German accent. “It's me doing all the dirty work I do for St. Nicholas,” he ...

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: West Scranton's Howard standing out on Lackawanna's offensive line

December 2, 2016 by Scranton Times-Tribune

Scranton Times-TribuneFormer Falcon Donnie Jackson-Bey, a coach at West Scranton, referred Howard to Lackawanna. When he arrived at the school, however, he was a little on the heavy side. So he redshirted his first year. Howard kept working hard in the weight room and on ...

Sanders stumps for Clinton in Scranton

October 9, 2016 by Citizens Voice

Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greets members of the Scranton High School Marching Band following a rally in support of Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senate candidate Katie McGinty at Scranton High School in Scranton, Pa. on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. Christopher Dolan ...

Scranton board names new school, considers air conditioning

September 14, 2016 by Scranton Times-Tribune

After debate on whether the board should vote on a motion not on the agenda, directors approved a lease with T-Mobile to place a 5-to-6-foot tall cell phone antenna on top of West Scranton High School. The company will pay the district $1,500 a month ...

U of S professor, a West Scranton native, will study policing in London

August 12, 2016 by Scranton Times-Tribune

Scranton Times-TribuneAs a senior at West Scranton High School, Michael Jenkins picked a research topic out of a hat. “Does the death penalty deter crime?” The question in Barbara Holmes' Advanced Placement English class helped spark an interest in criminal justice that now ...

In obituary, a family pleads for more understanding of mental illness

August 8, 2016 by Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)

Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)Katie Schoener is going to be remembered and buried today in Scranton, Pa., and her family isn't shy about the circumstances. In her obituary, they write that she took her ... She was a graduate of Scranton High School, received her Bachelor of Science ...

Facebook feud, dispute over man led to teen mom's deadly stabbing

June 1, 2016 by

SCRANTON, Pa. -- An ongoing Facebook dispute over a man turned tragic during the holiday weekend, leaving a young woman dead and another facing serious charges, according to WNEP. A 16-year-old high school sophomore will most likely be charged with ...

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