North Eastern PA Report


Neast Beat: District 2 Girls Division Preview

January 2, 2018 Jon K

DISTRICT 2 GIRLS DIVISION PREVIEWS     WYOMING VALLEY CONFERENCE   DIVISION 1   Crestwood (Ed Stepanski) 5A Hazleton Area (Joe Gavio) 6A Pittston Area (Kathy Healey) 5A Dallas (Kelly Johnson) 4A Wyoming Valley West (Gary Ferenchick) 5A Wilkes-Barre Coughlin (John Quinn – 1st year) 5A   Rivals Hazleton Area and Crestwood should be on […]

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Neast Beat: District 2 Boys Division Preview

January 1, 2018 Jon K

DISTRICT 2 BOYS DIVISION PREVIEWS     WYOMING VALLEY CONFERENCE   DIVISION 1   Hazleton Area (Michael Joseph) 6A Dallas (Mark Belinski) 5A Crestwood (Mark Atherton) 5A Wyoming Valley West (Richard Jones) 5A Pittston Area (Alan Kiesinger) 5A Wilkes-Barre Coughlin (Mike Day) 5A   Unlike the other races in the Wyoming Valley Conference, Division 1 […]

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Neast Beat – Holiday Tourneys (updated scores)

December 29, 2017 Jon K

  2017 DISTRICT 2 BOYS HOLIDAY TOURNEYS   Lynett 67th Memorial Tournament (Lackawanna College Student Union on 12-27 and 12-29) Dunmore 55, Holy Cross 50 Scranton Prep 64, Scranton 43 Scranton Prep 70, Dunmore 46 (Championship) Scranton 59, Holy Cross 58 (Consolation)   Robert McGrane 52nd Tourney (Wyoming Valley CYC on 12-26 and 12-28) Holy […]

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District 2 Upcoming (Non-Tourney) Games

December 26, 2017 Jon K

  UPCOMING DISTRICT 2 BOYS GAMES   TUESDAY, 12/26 Lackawanna Trail at Tunkhannock   WEDNESDAY, 12/27 Wilkes-Barre Coughlin at Hazleton Area (WVC) Blue Mountain at Berwick   THURSDAY, 12/28 Benton at MMI Prep   SATURDAY, 12/30 Hazleton Area at Williamsport Abington Heights at Methacton Western Wayne at Wyoming Area West Scranton at Montrose MMI Prep […]

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LLHoops Neast Beat Players of the Week

December 20, 2017 Jon K

BOYS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK   George Tinsley (6-5 junior forward), one part of a key trio of returning starters, has Abington Heights poised to contend in league, district, and statewide play this season.  He started out with a hot hand, connecting on 5 triples and 25 points in a 72-32 opening night win over […]

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Neast Beat: District 2 hoops season gets underway TONIGHT !!!

December 8, 2017 Jon K

The District 2 exhibition season gets underway TONIGHT night with 20 boys’ and girls’ tilts to be played across the area.  There are also 12 Tip-Off tourneys taking place throughout the region involving another 28 hoops teams (including Williamsport, a District 4 squad which competes through the 6A District 2/4 sub-regional).  As always, there is tremendous […]

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NORTHEAST BEAT (District 2 Season Gets Underway Friday Night)

December 6, 2017 Jon K

  WELCOME BACK TO THE NEAST BEAT  !!!    PRE-SEASON EDITION now enters its 18th unbelievable season covering high school hoops across eastern PA.  This year brings some big changes, highlighted by the first major overhaul of the website in, oh, probably 18 years.  It’s a bit of a work-in-progress so check back […]

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Northeast beat- latest update

November 23, 2017 Dell Jackson

ed note: We are pleased to have the some info from the North Eastern part of the state. We are pleased to have a long time LLHoops fan , Jon K. to contribute. Thanks Jon. Hope you enjoy. test 4 PLEASE HIT YOUR BROWSER “REFRESH” BUTTON TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE VIEWING THE MOST RECENT […]

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