Valley Sports Report is dedicated to providing the most extensive, accurate and well-written coverage of high school and youth sports in the Valley. It is our goal to promote the three Valley schools and their athletes in an effort to provide the scholar-athletes exposure that may lead to future opportunities in athletics at the next level.
Tim Birney was born and raised in the Valley, graduating from Waverly High School in 1984. He earned an Associate's Degree in Journalism from SUNY Morrisville in 1986 and a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism/Public Relations from Utica College of Syracuse University in 1988. He began his newspaper career at The Daily Review in Towanda in 1989, before moving on to The Evening Times in 1995. He spent more than 10 years at the Times, the last four as Managing Editor.