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SCOREBOARD
(2022-11-29)
BOYS BOWLING
LANSING .. 0 ... 2,387
WAVERLY . 4 ... 3,016

TIOGA ... 1 ... 2,475
EDISON .. 3 ... 2,765

GIRLS BOWLING
LANSING .. 0 ... 1,735
WAVERLY . 4 ... 2,717

TIOGA ... 4 ... 2,129
EDISON .. 0 ...... 0
...more

SCOREBOARD
(2022-11-25)
FOOTBALL
New York State Playoffs
Class D Semifinals
RANDOLPH .. 34
TIOGA ....... 41

CAM-SALEM . 47
MORIAH ..... 22 ...more

IT'S ALL-VALLEY WEEK — FALL 2022
(2022-11-23)Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY - "All-Valley Week" for the 2022 fall season is a little different. It begins today, and will conclude when Tioga’s run in the state football playoff is complete.

As usual though, we will be honoring the top athletes, newcomers, and coaches in each sport, and featuring "Crystal Ball" prognostications for the 2023 fall season.

We will update the schedule as soon as it becomes possible.

The schedule is as follows:

TUESDAY
All-Valley Boys Cross Country team;
All-Valley Girls Cross Country team;
Crystal Ball look ahead to 2023 XC, NTL golf, girls swim, and field hockey seasons.

WEDNESDAY
All-Valley Girls Soccer Super 7;
All-Valley Boys Soccer Super 7;
Crystal Ball look ahead to 2023 soccer seasons.

FRIDAY
All-Valley Volleyball teams;
Crystal Ball look ahead to 2023 volleyball season.

TBA
Super 7 Female Newcomers of the Fall;
Super 7 Male Newcomers of the Fall.
Super 7 Storylines of the Fall.

TBA
Super 7 Coaches of the Fall;
"Super 7" and All-Valley Football team;
Crystal Ball look ahead to 2023 football season.

TBA
Super 7 Female Athletes of the Fall;
Super 7 Male Athletes of the Fall.
"The Final Word" on Fall 2022. ...more

SCOREBOARD
(2022-11-18)
FOOTBALL
New York State Playoffs
Class D Quarterfinals

TIOGA ....... 42
DOLGEVILLE . 6

SATURDAY
Class C Quarterfinals

WAVERLY
GEN.BROWN .. 6 p.m. ...more

SCOREBOARD
(2022-11-12)
VOLLEYBALL
N.Y. State Playoffs
Class D Quarterfinals

MOUNT AC . 25-25-25
TIOGA ...... 16-17-12

FOOTBALL
District 4 Playoffs
Class 3A semifinals

4-ATHENS ..... 0
1-DANVILLE .. 49

3-MIF’BURG .... 42
2-LOYALSOCK .. 69

Class 2A semifinals
3-S.COLUMBIA .. 48
2-TROY .......... 12

4-HU’VILLE ...... 0
1-MT. CARMEL . 48

Class A Finals

2-CANTON .. 42
1-MUNCY ..... 7

Section IV Playoffs
Class B Finals

NORWICH .... 13
M-ENDWELL . 37 ...more

SCOREBOARD
(2022-11-11)
FOOTBALL
Section IV Playoffs
Class D Finals
@ Johnson City H.S.
2-DELHI ... 14
1-TIOGA ... 42

Class C Finals
2-WAVERLY ... 28
1-C.FORKS .... 14

Class A Finals
2-VESTAL .... 14
1-UN-END .... 30

Class AA Finals
2-ELMIRA ... 24
1-CORNING . 46

Independent
2-SCHUYLER .. 12
1-DRYDEN ...... 6


THURDSAY
District 4 Playoffs
Class 4A Finals

2-S’GROVE ... 7
1-J.SHORE .. 35 ...more

SCOREBOARD
(2022-11-08)
VOLLEYBALL
New York State Playoffs
Sub-Regional

TIOGA ... 25-25-22-25
A.HAM ...  6-11-25- 8
...more

SECTION IV, DISTRICT 4 FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SCHEDULES
(2022-11-07)Valley Sports Report
The postseason football schedule hits title weekend in Section IV, while District 4 has two brackets in the semifinals, and two with championship games.

The football schedule for this weekend is as follows:

SECTION IV PLAYOFFS

Championship Games
FRIDAY

Class D
Delhi vs. Tioga, 3 p.m. @ Johnson City H.S.

Class A
Vestal at U-E, 4 p.m.

Class C
Waverly at Chenango Forks, 7 p.m.

Class AA
Elmira at Corning, 7 p.m.

Independent
Schuyler at Dryden, 7 p.m.

SATURDAY
8-Man
Moravia vs. Groton, noon @ Dryden

Class B
Norwich at Maine-Endwell, 1:30pm

DISTRICT 4 PLAYOFFS
THURSDAY
Class 4A Championship
Selinsgrove at Jersey Shore, 7 p.m.

SATURDAY
Class A Championship
Canton at Muncy, 7 p.m.

Class AA Semifinals
Southern Columbia at Troy, 1 p.m.
Hughesville at Mount Carmel, 1 p.m.

Class 3A Semifinals
Athens at Danville, 1 p.m.
Mifflinburg at Loyalsock, 1 p.m.
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IAC BOWLING: TIOGA BOYS FALL 3-1 AT EDISON; LADY TIGERS PICK UP FOUR POINTS (2022-11-29)
Valley Sports Report
ELMIRA — Thomas A. Edison used a pair of big 600 series to pull out a 3-1 win over Tioga in IAC boys bowling action, while the Lady Tigers picked up four points here Tuesday afternoon at Dixie Lanes. ...more

IAC BOYS BOWLING: TRIO OF WOLVERINES ROLL 600 SERIES IN SEASON-OPENING SWEEP OF LANSING (2022-11-29)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Three Waverly bowlers, led by senior Zach Vanderpool, rolled 600 series in a season-opening sweep of Lansing here Tuesday afternoon in IAC Large School Division boys bowling action at the Valley Bowling Center. ...more

IAC GIRLS BOWLING: DECKER LEADS WAVERLY IN SEASON-OPENING SWEEP OF LANSING (2022-11-29)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Seniors Shantilly Decker and Victoria Houseknecht each rolled 600 series to lead Waverly in a season-opening sweep of Lansing here Tuesday afternoon in IAC Large School Division girls bowling action at the Valley Bowling Center.
...more

NTL BOYS BASKETBALL: ATHENS' LISTER LOOKING FORWARD TO 2022-23 SEASON (8 PHOTOS) (2022-11-29)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — Athens boys basketball coach Jim Lister, entering his third season, is chewing at the bit as he puts the finishing touches on the preparation for the 2022-23 season. ...more

IAC WRESTLING: TIOGA'S HARRINGTON USE TO GETTING LATE START (3 PHOTOS) (2022-11-29)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER — If you coach winter sports at Tioga, you can count on getting a late start thanks to the success of the football program. Tiger wrestling coach Kris Harrington, whose program’s success rivals, if not exceeds, the football team’s, has grown accustom to it. ...more

IAC BOYS BASKETBALL: TIOGA BASKETBALL STILL WAITING ON FOOTBALL PLAYERS AS 2022-23 SEASON APPROACHES (7 PHOTOS) (2022-11-29)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER — Tioga boys basketball coach Brian Card is encouraged by an increase in his program’s numbers, but as usual able-bodies are still scarce as more than half his varsity team is still at football practice as the 2022-23 season approaches. ...more

IAC BOWLING: WAVERLY COACH BELIEVES BOYS, GIRLS WILL BOTH BE 'IN THE MIX' FOR DIVISION TITLES (2022-11-29)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — The Waverly boys won the IAC Large School Division title, and the IAC Championship tournament, and the Lady Wolverines finished in the division, and third at the league meet. Second-year coach Derek Bowman is looking for similar success for the Wolverines in 2022-23. ...more

ON TAP TODAY: BOWLING TAKES CENTER STAGE TUESDAY (2022-11-29)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — The Waverly bowling teams tip off the 2022-23 campaign this afternoon at the Valley Bowling Center, while Tioga is on the road for the first time this season. ...more

IAC GIRLS BASKETBALL: TIOGA WORKING WITH LOW NUMBERS AGAIN IN 2022-23 (2022-11-28)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER — Despite low numbers again this year, Tioga girls basketball coach Stephanie Hills is happy to be back on the court preparing for her second season. ...more

IAC BOYS BASKETBALL: JUDSON SAYS WAVERLY PLAYING CATCH-UP AFTER FOOTBALL TEAM'S SUCCESS (8 PHOTOS) (2022-11-28)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Waverly basketball coach Lou Judson enjoyed watching the Wolverines’ success on the gridiron this fall, but now his team is behind in its preparation for the rapidly approaching 2022-23 season. ...more

FROM THE PRESS BOX: SOME THOUGHTS ON THE 2022 FOOTBALL SEASON (2022-11-28)
It’s been quite a ride for the Valley football teams in 2022, and it’s not quite over yet.

At 13-0, Tioga has won 26 games in a row, and is ranked first in the state. The Tigers will defend their Class D state title Saturday against unbeaten Cambridge-Salem at the venue formerly known as the Carrier Dome. ...more

(UPDATED) THE WEEK AHEAD: TIOGA FOOTBALL SEEKS STATE TITLE REPEAT IN WEEK'S MAIN EVENT (2022-11-27)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — The 2022-23 winter seasons gets underway this week, but the marquee event of the week has the Tioga football team in action at the JMA Wireless Dome (formerly the Carrier Dome) Saturday afternoon in defense of its New York State Class D football state title. ...more

FROM THE PRESS BOX: A CRYSTAL BALL LOOK AHEAD TO THE 2023 VOLLEYBALL SEASON (2022-11-25)
Three of the four Valley volleyball teams reached the postseason, with Tioga winning a Section IV title, and reaching the Class D state quarterfinals.
...more

NEW YORK STATE FOOTBALL: TIOGA HEADED BACK TO THE DOME; FENDS OFF OLD NEMESIS RANDOLPH IN 41-34 SHOOTOUT IN CLASS D SEMIFINALS (24 PHOTOS) (2022-11-25)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ENDICOTT — What looked to be a laugher in the first 14 minutes of the game, turned into a shootout as Tioga held off an old nemesis in Randolph to pull out a 41-34 win here Friday afternoon in a battle of the state’s top-ranked teams at Ty Cobb Stadium in the semifinals of the New York State Class D playoffs. ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: TIOGA'S HOWEY, ATHENS' RYAN SHARE VOLLEYBALL 'PLAYER OF YEAR' HONORS; TIOGA'S VANCE, FORD ALSO EARN TOP HONORS (2022-11-25)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Tioga senior Reese Howey and Athens senior Jenny Ryan are two of the more physically-gifted and well-rounded players in the region this season, and are the 2022 Valley Sports Report Volleyball “Co-Players of the Year.” ...more

FROM THE PRESS BOX: WEEK 14 PICKS — CAN TIOGA REACH ANOTHER STATE FINAL? (2022-11-24)
Tioga is the lone team standing in the Valley after winning Friday, and advancing to its 10th New York State Class D semi-final game in 11 postseason. The Tigers will take on Section VI champ Randolph Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. at U-E High School. ...more

NEW YORK STATE FOOTBALL: TIOGA'S AIELLO EXCITED TO PLAY RANDOLPH IN CLASS D SEMIFINALS (2022-11-24)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER — With its 10th Central Region championship in 11 years in the books after a convincing win over Dolgeville last week, Tioga turns its attention toward a New York State Class D semi-final match-up against Section VI champ Randolph Friday at 3 p.m. at Union-Endicott High School. ...more

IAC GIRLS BOWLING: GILLETTE, CHAPMAN LEAD TIOGA IN SWEEP OF O-M (2022-11-23)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Junior Chloe Gillette and senior Caroline Chapman paced Tioga in a season-opening sweep of Odessa-Montour here Tuesday afternoon in IAC Small School girls bowling action at the Valley Bowling Center. ...more

IAC BOYS BOWLING: TIOGA DROPS 3-1 DECISION TO DIVISION RIVAL O-M (2022-11-23)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Tioga started fast, but O-M rallied to win the next three points in a season-opening, 3-1, win here Tuesday afternoon in IAC Small School Division boys bowling action here at the Valley Bowling Center. ...more

WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: ELMIRA COLLEGE (TIOGA GRAD AYRES, WAVERLY GRAD NITTINGER) OFF TO 4-0 START (2022-11-23)
Valley Sports Report
ELMIRA — Tioga grad Olivia Ayres, a sophomore on the Elmira College women’s basketball team, and Waverly grad Olivia Nittinger, a freshman, each saw playing time in Lady Soaring Eagles’ third straight win to open the season — a lopsided win over Wells College Saturday. ...more

FROM THE PRESS BOX: A CRYSTAL BALL LOOK AHEAD TO THE 2023 SOCCER SEASONS (2022-11-23)
It was a pretty good soccer season in the Valley with four of the six teams qualifying for the postseason, and a fifth showing marked improvement from last year.
...more

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: MORRISVILLE (TIOGA GRADS WILLIAMS, WOOD) DROPS HEARTBREAKER TO RPI IN ECAC BOWL (2022-11-23)
Valley Sports Report
TROY, N.Y. — Morrisville State led for the majority of the game, but RPI scored with 40 seconds remaining to pull out a 10-6 win here Saturday in the ECAC Scotty Whitelaw Bowl.
...more

MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: ATHENS GRAD BABCOCK SCORES FIRST COLLEGIATE POINTS IN FIRST ACTION OF SEASON (2022-11-23)
Valley Sports Report
ELMIRA — Athens grad J.J. Babcock, a freshman on the Elmira College men’s basketball team, scored his first collegiate points in his first action of the season Tuesday night in the Soaring Eagles’ 95-93 overtime win over Hilbert College. ...more

WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: ATHENS GRAD MILLER KNOCKS DOWN TRIO OF 3-POINTERS IN PENN COLLEGE WIN (2022-11-23)
Valley Sports Report
WILLIAMSPORT — Athens grad Kayleigh Miller, a sophomore on the Penn College women’s basketball team, knocked down a trio of 3-pointers in a recent win over Mount Aloysius. ...more

IAC GIRLS BASKETBALL: KELLY SAYS NUMBERS STRONG THROUGHOUT WAVERLY PROGRAM (11 PHOTOS) (2022-11-23)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Just two years removed from playing a season without a junior varsity team, longtime Waverly coach Bob Kelly’s is pleased with his program’s numbers as they prepare for the 2022-23 season. ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: WAVERLY'S SCHILMOELLER NAMED BOYS SOCCER 'PLAYER OF YEAR;' TIOGA'S ROE, BROWNE, ATHENS' CAMPBELL, LIECHTY, AND WAVERLY'S RYCK ALSO EARN TOP HONORS (2022-11-23)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Junior Griff Schillmoeller led Waverly into the playoffs for the second consecutive season, and was among the leading goal-scorers in the region. He is the 2022 Valley Sports Report Boys Soccer “Player of the Year.”
...more

NTL BOYS BASKETBALL: FIRST-YEAR SAYRE COACH PLEASED WITH NUMBERS; OPTIMISTIC ABOUT 2022-23 SEASON (2022-11-23)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — Jon Ward is just two years removed from playing college basketball, and has one year of coaching under his belt, but the Waverly grad is ready to lead the Sayre boys basketball program into the future as it prepares for the 2022-23 season. ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: WAVERLY'S WESTBROOK NAMED GIRLS SOCCER 'PLAYER OF YEAR;' ATHENS' THOMPSON, BARTLOW, SUTTON, AND WAVERLY'S HOGAN ALSO EARN TOP HONORS (2022-11-23)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — A speedy and versatile all-around player, senior Kennedy Westbrook led Waverly to the Section IV, Class B semifinals, and is the 2022 Valley Sports Report Girls Soccer “Player of the Year....more

FROM THE PRESS BOX: A CRYSTAL BALL LOOK AHEAD TO CROSS COUNTRY, NTL GOLF, GIRLS SWIMMING, AND FIELD HOCKEY IN 2023 (2022-11-22)
The fall season offers an interesting mix of sports in the Valley.

All four schools have cross country and volleyball programs, but only three have football, boys soccer, and girls soccer programs, while Tioga is the only school with a field hockey program. ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: ATHENS' DENLINGER NAMED BOYS CROSS COUNTRY 'RUNNER OF THE YEAR,' TIOGA'S WOOD TOP NEWCOMER IN 2022 (2022-11-22)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Athens senior Ethan Denlinger was the No. 2 runner on the Wildcats for the majority of the season, but peaked for the postseason and earned a berth in the PIAA Championships. He is the 2022 Valley Sports Report Boys Cross Country “Runner of the Year.” ...more

DISTRICT 4 VOLLEYBALL: ATHENS' RYAN, CLARE EARN ALL-STAR HONORS (2022-11-22)
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — Seniors Jenny Ryan and Audrey Clare were both selected recently to the District 4, Class AA volleyball all-star teams. Ryan was a first-team selection, while Clare garnered second-team honors. ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: ATHENS' BRONSON NAMED GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY 'RUNNER OF THE YEAR;' WAVERLY'S CHAMBERLAIN TOP NEWCOMER (2022-11-22)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Athens sophomore Sara Bronson was one of two Valley runners to reach States, and led the Lady Wildcats to their first NTL Large School Division title since 1990. She is the 2022 Valley Sports Report Girls Cross Country “Runner of the Year.” ...more

NTL WRESTLING: NUMBERS IMPROVING, WARNER BELIEVES SAYRE WRESTLING ON WAY BACK (7 PHOTOS) (2022-11-22)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — Sayre won’t have a full line-up, but coach Ralph Warner believes the 2022-23 season may be the start of a resurgence for Redskin wrestling.
...more

NTL GIRLS BASKETBALL: MILLER GOOD WITH NUMBERS AS ATHENS PREPARES FOR 2022-23 SEASON (12 PHOTOS) (2022-11-22)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — Veteran Athens coach Brian Miller is pleased with his numbers, and excited to be back on the court preparing for the 2022-23 season.
...more

IAC BOWLING: TIOGA'S COACH HAS HIGH HOPES FOR BOYS, GIRLS TEAMS IN 2022-23 (2022-11-22)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER — The numbers continue to be high for the Tioga bowling squads, and that matches coach Kathy Pond’s hopes for both the boys and girls teams in 2022-23.
...more

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