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Remember When - July 1978: Squidget League Champions

August 5, 2018

The Springville Cubs won the SUSWYCO crown. Front from left: Joey Arnold, Allen Fitch, Timmy Dougher, Jeramy Watkins, Donnie Watkins, Stevie Grow and Mark Rinker. Back: David Boner, Scott Williams, Eric Pierson, Paul Lauer, Ralph Button, Nick Andrejack, David Andrejack and manager Gary Pierson.

30 years ago

Mike Sakulich had four hits and five RBIs for Throop in a 15-5 win over Carbondale in the District 5 Babe Ruth

14-15 championship. ...

Maureen McLaughlin scored 20 points for Bishop Hannan in a 63-41 win over West Scranton in the Girls High School Summer Basketball League. ... Beth Finnerty had two hits, including a home run, for Old Forge in a 17-3 win over Throop in Senior ASA softball. ... Mike Panunzio had a two-run triple as South Scranton beat Abington, 12-4, in the District 17 Junior League baseball

tournament.

20 years ago

Pat Laffey had three hits and two runs for Green Ridge in a 6-4 win over Hazleton in the Region 5 Senior Legion tournament. ... Mike Jurkewicz threw a no-hitter with 12 strikeouts as the Northeastern Pennsylvania Big League all-stars beat Penn Ridge, 12-0, to sweep the best-of-3 sectional series. ... Chris Jones had a home run and a double for West Scranton in a 10-0 win over Big Pocono in the Section 4 Little League baseball tournament. ... Deserae Owens tripled for Christy Mathewson in a 15-5 win over West End in the sectional Little League softball tournament.

10 years ago

Tar Barrett of Scranton caught a 35-yard touchdown pass for the City in a 14-8 win over the County in the 74th annual Dream Game. ... Bryan Kearney hit a three-run home run as Christy Mathewson won the Section 5 10-11 baseball title with a 5-4 win over Hanover. ... Nick Mazza scored a run and drove in one as Carbondale/Lakeland defeated Abington, 6-3, to win the District 11 Senior Legion baseball championship. ... Winning pitcher Mike Malia homered as Connell Park/South Scranton/East Scranton beat Weston Park, 13-10, to win the Section 5 Junior League baseball title.

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