Wilkes University


Wilkes University Ice Hockey Announcement Receives Media Coverage

Wilkes University’s announcement that it will add men’s and women’s ice hockey to its roster of intercollegiate sports earned significant news media coverage in the region. The announcement was made on August 29 in partnership with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at the Toyota SportsPlex. Both of the new Colonels teams and the Penguins will practice at the city-owned facility.

Stories about the announcement appeared in the Times-Leader, the Times-Tribune, the Citizens’ Voice and in stories aired on newscasts on WBRE and WNEP.

To read the Times-Leader story by Thomas Venesky, please click here.

To read the Citizens' Voice story by Seth Lakso, please click here.

To view the story that aired on WBRE News, please click here.