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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Derby team travels to Ireland to take on Dublin Roller Derby

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Derby team travels to Ireland to take on Dublin Roller Derby

From a press release: After months of fundraising, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Derby is heading to the Emerald Isle to represent Northeastern Pennsylvania in two roller derby bouts against the Dublin Roller Derby. Members of the league’s B-level travel team, the Low Rolling Deuces, have been preparing, fundraising, and practicing in the hope of squaring off […]

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Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre extends contract with Penguins, names new general manager

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre extends contract with Penguins, names new general manager

From a press release: The Luzerne County Convention Center Authority announced today that they have come to terms on contract extensions with the National Hockey League’s Pittsburgh Penguins and SMG Management, keeping both organizations at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township for the foreseeable future. “The Luzerne County Convention Center Authority was […]

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Philadelphia building $50 million video gaming venue, first esports arena in U.S.

Philadelphia building $50 million video gaming venue, first esports arena in U.S.

From a press release: Video games just leveled up in Philly. Today, Comcast Spectacor and The Cordish Companies announced plans for a $50 million, next-generation esports and entertainment venue in the heart of the Philadelphia Sports Complex. Adjacent to Xfinity Live!, the first-of-its-kind venue will seat up to 3,500 guests and stand as the largest […]

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Misericordia University in Dallas adds esports to athletics department this fall

Misericordia University in Dallas adds esports to athletics department this fall

From a press release: The Misericordia University Athletics Department in Dallas is introducing esports as a coed varsity activity beginning with the fall semester. Esports involves teams competing head-to-head in multi-player games online through gaming broadcasters. Misericordia will be the fifth team in the Middle Atlantic Conference to add esports and brings MU’s varsity offerings […]

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World Championship Ice Racing rides through Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 25

World Championship Ice Racing rides through Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 25

From a press release: As announced in May, World Championship Ice Racing will return to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township for one night only on Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the 2019 Fire on Ice Evolution Tour. Featuring the biggest names in professional motorcycle ice racing […]

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Spend an evening with baseball legend Pete Rose at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 15

Spend an evening with baseball legend Pete Rose at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 15

From a press release: Announced last month as part of the venue’s 2018-2019 season, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will host “An Evening with Pete Rose” on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The multimedia event featuring the baseball legend who played for the Philadelphia Phillies, the Cincinnati Reds, and the Montreal Expos will […]

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Professional Bull Riders buck into Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre for 1st time on Sept. 8

Professional Bull Riders buck into Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre for 1st time on Sept. 8

From a press release: Professional Bull Riders announced that Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza will host the Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour in Wilkes-Barre Township for the first time on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. For one night only, some of the best bull riders in the world will battle the sport’s […]

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World Championship Ice Racing returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 25

World Championship Ice Racing returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 25

From a press release: It was announced today World Championship Ice Racing will return to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township for one night only on Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the 2019 Fire on Ice Evolution Tour. Featuring the biggest names in professional motorcycle ice racing […]

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VIDEO: Lackawanna College in Scranton reveals new esports program with Falcons ‘video game’

VIDEO: Lackawanna College in Scranton reveals new esports program with Falcons ‘video game’

From a press release: With a special YouTube video presentation in the The Peoples Security Bank Theater, Lackawanna College in Scranton revealed the addition of a scholarship-supported collegiate esports program today that will be integrated into its athletics department. Collegiate esports – also known as electronic sports or e-sports – takes the form of organized […]

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Misericordia in Dallas hosts Color Run, kids’ Spring Fest Carnival, and knockerball game April 27-29

Misericordia in Dallas hosts Color Run, kids’ Spring Fest Carnival, and knockerball game April 27-29

From a press release: The Student Government Association at Misericordia University in Dallas will host the fourth annual David A. Evans, Jr. Memorial Color Run/Walk and a children’s Spring Fest Carnival with activities for the whole family as part of Spring Fest Weekend on Friday, April 27 through Sunday, April 29. The Spring Fest Carnival […]

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