Upon Further Review: Dallas eighth grade boys basketball team won Wyoming Valley Conference title in 2005


By Nick Wagner - [email protected]



The Dallas eighth grade boys basketball team celebrates its Wyoming Valley Conference championship after a win over Pittston Area in 2005.


Dallas Mike Carey goes up for two against Hanover during a game in 1975.


Dallas students are shown after completing a fitness test in February of 1985. From left first row, Veronica Bauter, Jean Novitsky, Roseanne Rostock, Amanda Kauffman, Megan Kozemchak and Erika Bullock. Second row, Wendy Hozempa, Heather Davey, Shannon Cleary, Lori Warneka, Lynn Bednar and Ann Seitz.


By Nick Wagner

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The Dallas eighth grade boys basketball team celebrates its Wyoming Valley Conference championship after a win over Pittston Area in 2005.
http://mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_TDPDallas-8th.jpgThe Dallas eighth grade boys basketball team celebrates its Wyoming Valley Conference championship after a win over Pittston Area in 2005.

Dallas Mike Carey goes up for two against Hanover during a game in 1975.
http://mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_TDPdallascarey.jpgDallas Mike Carey goes up for two against Hanover during a game in 1975.

Dallas students are shown after completing a fitness test in February of 1985. From left first row, Veronica Bauter, Jean Novitsky, Roseanne Rostock, Amanda Kauffman, Megan Kozemchak and Erika Bullock. Second row, Wendy Hozempa, Heather Davey, Shannon Cleary, Lori Warneka, Lynn Bednar and Ann Seitz.
http://mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_TDPfitness.jpgDallas students are shown after completing a fitness test in February of 1985. From left first row, Veronica Bauter, Jean Novitsky, Roseanne Rostock, Amanda Kauffman, Megan Kozemchak and Erika Bullock. Second row, Wendy Hozempa, Heather Davey, Shannon Cleary, Lori Warneka, Lynn Bednar and Ann Seitz.

February 2005

The Dallas eighth grade boys basketball team won the Wyoming Valley Conference championship with a 45-44 win over Pittston Area.

Tom Youells led Dallas with 17 points, while Scott Skammer had 12 points. Pittston Area took a one-point lead with 30 seconds left, but Derek Martin landed two foul shots with 10 seconds remaining to seal the win.

February 1995

The Hanover boys basketball team took down Dallas, 56-50, in the Division 2 Class AAA playoffs. The game was played at King’s College.

Ted Jackson scored a game-high 25 points and JP Cosgrove scored 10. Rich Klick had five points and Jeff Kunkle had four points. The Mountaineers finished the season 9-15.

February 1985

The Dallas Junior High School seventh and ninth grade girls physical education classes, under the direction of Anne Seitz, participated in the President’s Council Physical Fitness Test. All girls scored in the 80th percentile or better on the national level.

February 1975

The Dallas boys basketball failed to win the second half title of the Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 with an 88-82 loss against Hanover.

The Mountaineers had to overcome a 15-point deficit in the second quarter to keep the game close. Mike Carey led the way for Dallas with 27 points. Bill Rhines had 24 points, while George Third had 16.

Reach Nick Wagner at 570-991-6406 or on Twitter @Dispatch_Nick

Reach Nick Wagner at 570-991-6406 or on Twitter @Dispatch_Nick

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