THIS WEEK (2014-05-25)
SPRING SEASON COMPLETE ...more

2014 SPRING SPORTS COACHES (2014-03-24)
BASEBALL — BOB SEYMOUR

SOFTBALL — JIM WOOD

TRACK & FIELD — ERIC GUTIERREZ

GOLF — JOE ROBINSON

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2014 TIOGA SOFTBALL SCHEDULE (2014-04-07)
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2014 TIOGA BASEBALL SCHEDULE (2014-04-07)
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2014 TIOGA BOYS & GIRLS TRACK & FIELD SCHEDULE (2014-03-11)
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2014 BOYS GOLF SCHEDULE (2014-03-24)
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YOUTH BASEBALL (8U): WEST ELMIRA POSTS 4-3 "WALK-OFF" WIN OVER NICHOLS-TIOGA (2014-07-22)
Valley Sports Report
ELMIRA — West Elmira scored a run in the bottom of the sixth for a "walk-off" 4-3 win over Nichols-Tioga here Monday evening in the opening round of the Elmira 8U Tournament. ...more

YOUTH SOCCER: VALLEY YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION KICKS OFF SILVER ANNIVERSARY WITH ANNUAL SUMMER CAMP (2014-07-22)
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS TOWNSHIP — The Valley Youth Soccer Association will host its annual summer soccer camp from July 28 through Aug. 1 at the VYSA Soccer Complex on Wilawana Road. ...more

YOUTH BASKETBALL: WAVERLY HOST LARGEST-EVER CAMP WITH 143 IN ATTENDANCE (20 PHOTOS) (2014-07-20)
By BRIAN FEES
WAVERLY — The annual Waverly boys’ basketball camp wrapped up Friday with championship games, contests, an all-star game and awards.

The camp had its second biggest turnout ever with 143 players at the camp. ...more

YOUTH SOFTBALL: EYOTA NATION FINISHES THIRD AT GUILDERLAND INVITATIONAL (2014-07-18)
Valley Sports Report
GUILDERLAND, N.Y. — The Owego-based Eyota Nation 12U travel softball team went 4-2 to finish third in the 16-team field last weekend here at the Guilderland Invitational.

Eyota Nation, which includes Athens' Amelia Martin, Waverly's Riley Hall and Tioga's Kelsey Vosburg, has finished second in three tournaments this summer and third in two others. ...more

YOUTH SOFTBALL: VALLEY STORM HOLDING TRYOUTS FOR 12U, 14U, 16U TEAMS IN MID-AUGUST (2014-07-17)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — The Valley Storm travel softball program will be holding try-outs for its 12U, 14U and 16U teams in mid-August for the 2014-15 season.
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VALLEY ASA SOFTBALL (SENIORS): LADY LIGHTNING KNOCK OFF FIRST CITZIENS TO WIN CHAMPIONSHIPS (15 PHOTOS) (2014-07-15)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — Towanda's Lady Lightning scored three runs in each of the first two innings and cruised to an 11-6 win over Sayre-based First Citizens in the championship game of the Valley ASA Senior Division softball playoffs.
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NEW YORK STATE SOFTBALL: TIOGA'S WOOD, WAVERLY'S MENNIG EARN ALL-STATE HONORS (2014-07-15)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Waverly junior Sam Mennig and Tioga sophomore Sam Wood are fierce foes on the softball diamond, but in 2014 they share a similar honor as both received third-team, all-state recognition from the New York State Sportswriters Association.
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VALLEY ASA SOFTBALL (SENIORS): LADY LIGHTNING ADVANCES TO TITLE GAME WITH 5-1 WIN OVER MAXIMUM MOBILITY (20 PHOTOS) (2014-07-15)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — The top-seeded Lady Lightning scored a pair of runs of runs in the fourth to erase an early deficit and then added two insurance runs in the sixth en route to a 5-1 win over Maximum Mobility here Tuesday evening in the semifinals of the Valley ASA Senior Division playoffs at the Snyder Field.
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GILBERT-BROWN TOURNAMENT (7-8): RTL BALNKS NICHOLS-TIOGA, 15-0, TO ADVANCE TO TITLE GAME (8 PHOTOS) (2014-07-14)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — RTL scored five runs in each of three turns at-bat en route to a 15-0 whitewashing of Nichols-Tioga here Monday evening in the semifinals of the Gilbert-Brown 8U Tournament at Riverfront Park.
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WORST MISTAKE OF HIS LIFE HAS HELPED RESHAPE FORMER SAYRE STANDOUT PODOLINSKI'S OUTLOOK ON LIFE (2014-07-14)
By BRIAN FEES
Andy Podolinski walks toward the ball field and the small section of bleachers.

He talks about how well the Waverly field has been kept this year.

It’s only fitting that Podolinski is still involved with baseball, still going to the ball field day after day.

It wasn’t that long ago that Podolinski dreamed of playing in the big leagues.

He imagined taking the field in front of 50,000 fans, closing out the win for his team.

But, that dream is gone, taken away by an addiction that could have taken his life. ...more

GIRLS YOUTH BASKETBALL: MORE THAN 100 ATTEND WAVERLY GIRLS BASKETBALL CAMP (22 PHOTOS) (2014-07-14)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — More than 100 girls took part in the Waverly girls’ basketball camp last week.

The camp wrapped up on Friday with championship games, competitions and then the awards ceremony. ...more

THIRD ANNUAL HARRY J. HOOVER MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT SLATED FOR SATURDAY (2014-07-13)
Valley Sports Report
CATATONK — Waverly High School's Class of 1984 is hosting the third annual Harry J. Memorial Golf Tournament Saturday here at the Catatonk Golf Course.
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TROY'S BRENNAN EARNS MVP HONORS AT LT PREPARATORY ACADEMY — ATHENS' STIVASON AND KEATHLEY, TIOGA'S HUTCHISON ALSO HONORED (10 PHOTOS) (2014-07-13)
By BRIAN FEES
ATHENS — The LaDainian Tomlinson Preparatory Academy attracted players from throughout the region and beyond — many of them with the dreams of playing football at the collegiate level.

By the time the two-day camp wrapped up on Saturday, it was a Troy player who stood out among the crowd as the Trojans’ Dylan Brennan was named the camp’s MVP. ...more

GILBERT-BROWN TOURNAMENT (7-8): NICHOLS-TIOGA RALLIES FOR 9-8 "WALK-OFF" WIN OVER SAYRE, BERTH IN SEMIFINALS (23 PHOTOS) (2014-07-12)
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — Karson Sindoni's walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the sixth completed Nichols-Tioga's comeback from a six-run deficit in a 9-8 win over Sayre in pool play at the Gilbert-Brown 7- & 8-year Tournament here Saturday afternoon. ...more

FORMER NFL MVP IN VALLEY TO HOST "LT PREPARATORY ACADEMY" (2014-07-11)
By BRIAN FEES
SAYRE — For area football players this weekend will be a dream come true.

A chance to learn from a former NFL MVP as LaDainian Tomlinson is in town to host his LT Preparatory Academy at Athens High School.
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GILBERT-BROWN TOURNAMENT (7-8): NICHOLS-TIOGA ROLLS OVER TOWANDA, 11-1 (10 PHOTOS) (2014-07-10)
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — Nichols- Tioga evened its mark at 1-1 in pool play with an 11-1 win over Towanda here Thursday afternoon in the Gilbert- Brown 7- & 8-year-old Tournament.
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VALLEY ASA SOFTBALL (SENIORS): FIRST CITIZENS HOLDS OFF TIOGA, 9-7 — ADVANCES TO TITLE GAME (14 PHOTOS) (2014-07-09)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — First Citizens pounded out 13 and held on for a 9-7 win over Tioga here Wednesday evening in the semifinals of the Valley ASA Senior Division playoffs. ...more

YOUTH SOFTBALL (16U): SOUTHERN TIER SMIOKE FALLS IN SEMIFINALS AT DARIEN LAKE TOURNAMENT (2014-07-09)
Valley Sports Report
CORFU, N.Y. — The Southern Tier Smoke White 16U softball team reeled off four straight wins before dropping a 10-2 decision to the Rochester Revenge here Sunday afternoon in the semifinals of the Darien Lake Tournament.
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YOUTH SOFTBALL (12U): EYOTA NATION FINISHES SECOND AT HORSEHEADS SUMMER BLAST (2 PHOTOS) (2014-07-09)
Valley Sports Report
HORSEHEADS — Eyota Nation ran roughshod over nearly everyone, but the Lady Bandits of Elmira proved too much in a pair of wins, including a 2-0 decision in the championship game of the 12U Horseheads Summer Blast here June 28-29.
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YOUTH SOFTBALL (10U): VALLEY ASA SUFFERS SEVERAL CLOSE LOSSES AT U-E TOURNAMENT (24 PHOTOS) (2014-07-08)
Valley Sports Report
OWEGO — The Valley ASA U10 travel team struggled with an 0-5 record at the Union-Endicott Tournament recently, but three of the losses were by two runs or less.
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