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  • Young bowler wins another title

    When it comes to bowling, 12-year-old Trent Pektas just keeps on rolling. Trent, a Wilmington Middle School sixth grader, claimed the boys 12 and under title of the 2013 Pennsylvania Pepsi Youth Championships over the weekend in Harrisburg.

    May 21, 2013

  • Yohman.jpg District 10, Class AA Track and Field Championships: Wilmington’s Yohman was good as gold

    Wilmington High’s Jon Yohman turned in a golden effort Saturday. Yohman captured gold medals in the shot put and the discus events at the District 10, Class AA Track and Field Championships at Harbor Creek High’s Paul J. Weitz Stadium.

    May 20, 2013 1 Photo

  • wilmprom11.jpg Photo Gallery: Check out our images from the Wilmington prom!

    The pomp. The pageantry. The pairs. The pictures. Yes, it’s prom season once again in Lawrence County and the New Castle News is on hand to document all the fun and excitement. We hope you enjoy our photo galleries! Today, Wilmington High.

    May 15, 2013 1 Photo 7 Slideshows

  • BRUMBAUGH.jpg Athlete of the Week: Meet Ryan Brumbaugh of Wilmington

    It was a simple single up the middle. The same type of hit, in fact, that Wilmington High’s Ryan Brumbaugh has made hundreds of times during batting practice and games in his baseball career.

    May 8, 2013 1 Photo

  • Petkas.jpg Youth, 12, wins state bowling title

    A Wilmington Middle School sixth-grader has claimed a pair of state bowling championships. Trent Pektas, 12, won the Class A all-events title and was a member of the winning Seneca Strikers team at the Pennsylvania USBC Youth Open Championships.

    May 6, 2013 1 Photo

  • school.jpg Wilmington fills school board vacancy

    Autumn Miller has been named to the Wilmington Area School Board. She was selected at a special meeting this week.

    May 3, 2013 1 Photo

  • school.jpg Wilmington plans security improvements

    The Wilmington school board approved a new security camera system for two district buildings. The district agreed to spend $26,874 to purchase security cameras for the New Wilmington Elementary school and $18,450 for the Pulaski elementary building.

    April 20, 2013 1 Photo 1 Story

  • Wilmington to fill board vacancy

    The Wilmington school board is seeking a new member.Board member Peggy Foht resigned April 8. The board has 30 days to select a replacement.

    April 20, 2013

  • 08.jpg Photo Gallery, Story: Wilmington aces hands Neshannock first softball loss

    Two perfect seasons were on the line at Wilmington High yesterday. The Lady Greyhounds softball team hosted Neshannock in a non-league battle of undefeated teams, featuring two of the best pitchers in western Pennsylvania.

    April 16, 2013 1 Photo 1 Slideshow

  • Smith.jpg Athlete of the Week: Meet Davis Smith of Wilmington

    He’s known by his coaches as “Davis Smith, baseball player.” The title certainly fits for the Wilmington High shortstop, who has been a cog for four seasons on the Greyhounds baseball team.

    April 10, 2013 1 Photo

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