SHAMOKIN — The Bernie Romanoski Sr. Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will induct five new members at its annual induction breakfast at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at Masser’s Banquet Hall, Paxinos.

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On the way to reaching PIAA Class A state championship game last year, Lourdes Regional pulled a major upset by defeating District 12 champion Sankofa Freedom Academy 57-49 in the second round at Hamburg.

Results from last Sunday’s Fastlane pay per view, the accelerated build for WrestleMania on this week’s television, which included a retirement announcement from a celebrated former champion, and a glance at this year’s Hall of Fame class, are some of our major headlines this week “In This Corner.”

HAZLETON — Late in Friday’s PIAA Class 1A state quarterfinal game with Nativity B.V.M., the Red Raiders’ Thomas Schultz went to the foul line and heard chants of “overrated, overrated” coming from Nativity’s student section.

LEWISBURG — The other seven swimmers in the 500-yard freestyle final in Thursday’s PIAA Class 2A Swimming and Division Championships might still be looking for Abby Doss.

Lucas Wolfe scored the 2019 Northeast Season opener last weekend, leading all 25 laps of the 410 sprint car feature at Lincoln Speedway, repeating his 2018 opening day victory at the Abbottstown oval.

WINGATE — Lourdes Regional flew out of the gates and witnessed several players contribute in a 49-44 win over District 6 champion Bishop Carroll in the PIAA Class 1A second round, Wednesday, at Bald Eagle Area High School.

LEWISTOWN — Mount Carmel came into its matchup with Bellwood-Antis with intensity and a style of play that backed the Blue Devils into a corner. However, the Devils made the right plays with just seconds left to earn a 47-45 win in the PIAA Class 2A second round at Mifflin County High School…

In another incredibly busy news week for the pro wrestling scene, we take a look at the card for this evening’s final pay per view before WrestleMania 35, Fastlane, a big announcement about WM 36, the death of two prominent wrestlers of the past, the revelation of a former eight-time NWA wor…

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The three area high school basketball teams surviving in the PIAA state playoffs will all take to the road for fairly lengthy trips for second round games this week.

HERSHEY — Southern Columbia junior Gaige Garcia (44-0) got a takedown with 50 seconds remaining in the third period against St. Joseph's Kolby Franklin (41-6) and followed it up with back points to power to a 5-2 win and a 195-pound Class 2A state title Saturday at Giant Center.

HERSHEY — Southern Columbia's Kole Biscoe (43-7) opened with a quick takedown against Forest Hills' Jackson Arrington (38-4) but couldn't hold the lead during Saturday's 113-pound PIAA Class 2A state championship match at Giant Center. Arrington won the bout 9-3.

COAL TOWNSHIP — Lourdes Regional shot 67 percent from the floor in the first half, building a 24-point lead on the way to downing Mount Calvary 68-41 Friday in a PIAA Class 1A first round boys basketball game at Shamokin Area.

Lourdes Regional girls basketball (19-6) put its championship caliber defense on full display in the District 4 Class 1A playoffs and will need similar production against Faith Christian Academy on Saturday, at 5:30 p.m., at Shikellamy High School.

Eleven area wrestlers will begin the road to a possible PIAA Class AA individual wrestling title Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Giant Center in Hershey.

There are some weeks during the year when WWE television can seem quite mundane and relatively uneventful. This past week was certainly not one of them as we had the emotional return of Roman Reigns to start Raw with the wonderful announcement that his leukemia is currently in remission and …

WILLIAMSPORT — Abby and Gabrielle Doss showed why they are a couple of the best swimmers in the area, and Shamokin girls swimming continued to make a name for itself in the PIAA District 4 Swimming Championships, Thursday.

SUNBURY — Shamokin girls basketball lost a state playoff berth in heartbreaking fashion Saturday, dropping a 57-56 decision to Jersey Shore on a buzzer-beating three-point shot by the Bulldogs Hannah Kauffman in the District 4 Class AAAA consolation game.