Valley Sports Report for Penn York Valley


VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: IT'S TIME FOR THE YEAR-END AWARDS
(2020-06-29)Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — The 2019-20 high school sports year was one like no other, with the Covid-19 pandemic resulting in the cancellation of the spring sports season.

There were, however, many great performances turned in by Valley athletes in the fall and winter seasons, so this weekend Valley Sports Report will be honoring the top athletes, newcomers, and coaches in the abbreviated 2019-20 school year.

The schedule is as follows:

FRIDAY
2019-20 Super 7 Boys Newcomers;
2019-20 Super 7 Girls Newcomers;

SATURDAY
2019-20 Super 7 Coaches of the Year;
Super 7-Plus One Top Storylines of 2019-20;

SUNDAY
2019-20 Super 7 Male Athletes of the Year;


MONDAY
The Final Word” on 2019-20. ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: IT'S ALL-VALLEY WEEK
(2020-03-22)Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — "All-Valley" week begins Monday and stretches through Sunday, honoring the top athletes, newcomers, and coaches, as well as "Crystal Ball" prognostications for the 2020-21 winter seasons.

The schedule is as follows:

MONDAY

All-Valley Boys & Girls Bowling Super 7
All-Valley Girls Swimming & Diving Super 7;

TUESDAY

All-Valley Boys Swimming & Diving Super 7;
Crystal Ball look ahead to bowling, swimming, indoor track.

WEDNESDAY

All-Valley Girls Basketball Super 7;
Crystal Ball look ahead to 2019-20 girls hoop season;

THURSDAY
All-Valley Boys Basketball Super 7;
Crystal Ball look ahead to 2019-20 boys hoop season.

FRIDAY
All-Valley Wrestling Super 7;
Crystal Ball look ahead to 2019-20 wrestling season.

SATURDAY

Super 7 Male Newcomers of the Winter;
Super 7 Storylines of the Winter;

SUNDAY

Super 7 Female Athletes of the Winter;
Super 7 Male Athletes of the Winter;
"The Final Word" on Winter 2019-20.
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PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD
(2020-03-07)
BOYS BASKETBALL
PIAA Playoffs
Class AA Opening Round

SAYRE ..... 35
H.CROSS .. 72

GIRLS BASKETBALL
PIAA Playoffs
Class AAAA Opening Round

A’TOWN CC . 41
ATHENS ..... 15
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PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD
(2020-03-06)
BOYS BASKETBALL
PIAA Playoffs
Class AAAA Opening Round

ATHENS ... 58
V.VIEW .... 70
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PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD
(2020-02-29)
GIRLS BASKETBALL
District 4 Playoffs
Class AAAA Championship

2-ATHENS ... 29
1-D’VILLE ... 49

Section IV Playoffs
Class B Quarterfinals

6-WAVERLY .. 37
3-N.VALLEY .. 55

BOYS BASKETBALL
District 4 Playoffs
Class AAAA Consolation

6-J.SHORE .. 70
5-ATHENS ... 79 ...more

SCOREBOARD
(2020-02-28)
BOYS BASKETBALL
Section IV Playoffs
Class B Quarterfinals

5-WAVERLY ... 53
4-ONEONTA … 65 ...more

PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD
(2020-02-26)
BOYS BASKETBALL
District 4 Playoffs
CLASS AAAA Semifinals

5-ATHENS .. 49
1-M’VILLE .. 70

Class AA Consolation
6-SAYRE ..... 62
5-CANTON .. 54 ... 2 OTs

GIRLS BASKETBALL
Section IV Playoffs

13-TIOGA ...... 54
4-U.SPRINGS .. 59
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PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD
(2020-02-25)
GIRLS BASKETBALL
District 4 Playoffs
Class AAAA Semifinals

3-SHAMOKIN .. 38
2-ATHENS ..... 41 … OT ...more

YOUTH BASKETBALL (12U, 14U, 16U): REGISTRATION FOR FIRST ANNUAL LONNIE HAWKINS SR. TOURNAMENTS CONTINUES (2020-07-07)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Registration for the Fist Annual Lonnie Hawkins Sr. Basketball Tournaments, which will be held at Waverly High School and St. Mary’s of the Assumption in Binghamton Aug. 7-9 is still on-going.
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ROLFEMAN REMINISCES: NEXT TIME, THROW ME A CURVE! (2020-07-07)
He's back!

Sorry Valley Sports Report sports fans for the extended gap between reminiscing chats, but there's a lot of craziness down in here in Lower Slower Delaware right now, as one might imagine. ...more

BAKER'S SPORTS PEN: WHERE HAVE YOU GONE JOE DiMAGGIO? (2020-07-06)
I really enjoy sports memorabilia and trivia.

Looking back at sports history is one of those hobbies that presents an opportunity to delve into my past and travel back in time. ...more

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: TIOGA GRAD HUTCHINSON EARNS EMPIRE 8 PRESIDENT'S LIST RECOGNITION (2020-07-05)
Valley Sports Report
MORRISVILLE — Tioga grad Zach Hutchinson, now a Morrisville State grad, was recognized recently for academic excellence as part to eh Empire 8 Athletic Conference President’s List for the 2020 Spring semester. ...more

TIOGA COUNTY PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS — YOU PICK 'EM (2020-07-03)
BY TIM TAYLOR
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA COUNTY — Here it is — the first-ever Tioga County Peoples Choice Awards. This is an opportunity for the readership of the Tioga County Sports Report and Valley Sports Report websites to select a "Peoples Performer of the Year" in each varsity sport.
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YOUTH BASEBALL: NICHOLS-TIOGA LITTLE LEAGUE RETURNS TO DIAMOND WITH BIT OF A TWIST (2020-07-02)
BY TIM TAYLOR
Valley Sports Report
NICHOLS — Dust off home plate. Baseball has returned to Kirby Park as Nichols-Tioga Little League opened its 2020 season with a Major division game here Wednesday.
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WAVERLY BOYS BASKETBALL SUMMER LEAGUE, BASKETBALL CAMPS CANCELED (2020-07-01)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Due to New York State regulations regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, the Waverly Boys Basketball Summer League, and the annual Waverly basketball camps this summer have been canceled.
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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: WAVERLY GRAD NITTINGER FEMALE SCHOLAR ATHLETE OF YEAR AT DOMINICAN COLLEGE (2020-07-01)
Valley Sports Report
ORANGEBURG, N.Y. — Waverly grad Elle Nittinger, a redshirt sophomore, was the 2019-20 Female Scholar Athlete of the Year at Dominican College, attaining a 4.0 GPA for the school year. ...more

YOUTH BASKETBALL: WAVERLY REC. / HEMP GEEK 12U AAU CAMP UNDERWAY (17 PHOTOS) (2020-07-01)
Valley Sports Report
CHEMUNG — The Waverly Rec. / Hemp Geek AAU Sports program is hosting its weeklong camp this week at the Chemung Elementary School outdoor courts, with 24 athletes in attendance.
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YOUTH SOFTBALL: VALLEY STORMS 2020-21 TRY-OUT DATES SET (2020-06-30)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE —  Try-out dates for the 2020-21 Valley Storm 16U and 18U travel softball teams are set. ...more

THE FINAL WORD: PUTTING A BOW ON THE 2019-20 SEASON (2020-06-29)
The first two-thirds of the 2019-20 high school sports year provided more tremendous performances and accomplishments from our Valley athletes. The final one-third … well,  that’s a completely different story. ...more

BAKER'S SPORTS PEN: SIGHTS AND SOUNDS WE'VE ALL MISSED (2020-06-29)
With the cancelation of the latter part of the winter sports season and the entire spring campaign, we missed out on the many sights, sounds and happenings we have become so accustomed to over the past number of years. ...more

AUTO RACING: SHAW TAKES CHECKERED FLAG IN 4-CYLINDER DIVISION AT LAKE ERIE SPEEDWAY (2020-07-29)
Valley Sports Report
ERIE — One night after a runner-up finish, Waverly’s D.J. Shaw took the checkered flag here Saturday night in the Race of Champions 4-Cylinder Division at Lake Erie Speedway.
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VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: WAVERLY'S TALADA LEADS SUPER 7 AS GIRLS "ATHLETE OF THE YEAR" (2020-06-29)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Waverly senior Sheridan Talada had a record-setting senior season, and is the 2019-20 Valley Sports Report Girls “Athlete of the Year.
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VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: TIOGA'S WORTHING HEADLINES SUPER 7 AS BOYS "ATHLETE OF THE YEAR" (2020-07-28)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Tioga senior Brady Worthing capped a tremendous high school career with his third appearance in a championship match at the New York State Division 2 wrestling championships, and a first-team all-state selection on the gridiron, helping the Tigers to tremendous team success in both sports. He is the 2019-20 Valley Sports Report Boys “Athlete of the Year.” ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: THE "SUPER 7-PLUS ONE STORYLINES OF THE YEAR" (2020-06-27)
The 2019-20 school year, in particular the ending, was unlike anything we’ve ever experienced before.

I've talked about storylines in the past and how they normally come in one of four realms: the start of a storyline, the continuation of one, the likely culmination of one, or a storyline totally out of the blue. ...more

AUTO RACING: WAVERLY'S BAILEY, SHAW FINISH 1-2 IN 4-CYLIDER FEATURE AT LAKE ERIE SPEEDWAY (2020-06-27)
Valley Sports Report
ERIE — Waverly’s Bryce Bailey and Waverly’s D.J. Shaw finished 1-2 in the Race of Champions 4-Cylinder Division here Friday night at the Lake Erie Speedway. ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: TIOGA'S HARRINGTON LEADS SUPER 7 AS 2019-20 "COACH OF THE YEAR" (2020-06-27)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — It was another historic season for the Tioga wrestling program — another Section IV, Division 2 championship, another Section IV Duals title, and another team title at the New York State Division 2 Championships — resulting in Kris Harrington repeating as the Valley Sports ReportCoach of the Year.” ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: WAVERLY'S WESTBROOK TOPS GIRLS SUPER 7 AS "NEWCOMER OF YEAR" (2020-06-26)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Freshman Kennedy Westbrook made an immediate impact at Waverly, helping both the Lady Wolverine soccer and basketball teams to the postseason, and earning the 2019-20 Valley Sports Report Girls “Newcomer of the Year.” ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: TOMASSO NAMED BOYS "NEWCOMER OF YEAR" FOR 2019-20 (2020-06-26)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Only an 8th-grader, Waverly’s Joey Tomasso was a major contributor at the two of the toughest positions in sports — quarterback and point guard — and is the 2019-20 Valley Sports Report Boys “Newcomer of the Year.”
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YOUTH SOFTBALL (18U): VALLEY STORM GOES 2-2 AT SUMMER SIZZLER TOURNAMENT (2020-06-24)
Valley Sports Report
JERSEY SHORE — After a promising start, the Valley Storm went 2-2 and finished ninth in the 20-team field at the Summer Sizzler Tournament here this weekend at Antes Fort Park.
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WAVERLY TEEN GIVING BACK TO COMMUNITY, SPORT BY HELPING WITH LOCAL AAU HOOP PROGRAM (2 PHOTOS) (2020-06-24)
BY TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
CHEMUNG — Waverly’s Ryan Lambert, who will be a senior in the fall, is looking to give a little back to the community and his sport as an assistant coach with the newly-minted Waverly Rec. / Hemp Geek AAU basketball program. ...more

YOUTH FOOTBALL: JUNIOR WILDCATS HOLDING EARLY 2020 SIGN-UP SATURDAY (2020-06-23)
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — The Athens Junior Wildcats football program will hold an early in-person sign-up on Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon here in the parking lot of the former Stealing Home / I-R Clubhouse Building on Main Street.
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(UPDATED) YOUTH BASKETBALL: WAVERLY REC. / HEMP GEEK AAU PROGRAM HOSTING 12U, 14U TOURNAMENTS AUG. 7-9 (2020-06-22)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — The Waverly Rec. / Hemp Geek AAU Basketball program will host 12U and 14U double-elimination tournaments concurrently here on the weekend of Aug. 7-9. ...more

WAVERLY'S ORTIZ NAMED PRINCIPAL'S AWARD WINNER (2020-06-22)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Waverly senior Melina Ortiz was recently named the winner of the Principal’s Award, which is presented annually to the top three-sport female athlete in the Valley.
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TIOGA'S HARRINGTON CHOSEN TIOGA COUNTY BOYS COACH OF THE YEAR (2020-06-21)
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA COUNTY — Tioga's Kris Harrington has made an impressive impact on the Tioga Wrestling program since the day he took over as head coach in 2016. The Tigers' efforts this past season earned their mentor the 2019-20 Tioga County Boys Coach of the Year honor.
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TIOGA'S WORTHING CHOSEN TIOGA COUNTY MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR (2020-06-20)
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA COUNTY — Tioga's Brady Worthing has been selected the 2019-20 Tioga County Male Athlete of the Year, topping some impressive competitors.
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FROM THE PRESS BOX: FIRST DECADE-PLUS OF VOLLEYBALL COVERAGE QUITE A RIDE (2020-06-17)
The first 11 years of of volleyball coverage on Valley Sports Report has featured a number of interesting storylines, and some tremendous talent.
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YOUTH SOFTBALL: VALLEY STORM 18U GOES 3-2, FINISHES IN TOP SIX AT FIRST TOURNEY OF SEASON (2020-06-16)
Valley Sports Report
JERSEY SHORE — The Valley Storm 18U travel softball team went 3-2 and finished in the top six in the 20-team field over the weekend at the Pride of the Poconos Tournament here at Antes Fort Park.
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BOYS BASKETBALL: ALL-TIOGA COUNTY STANDOUTS REFLECT ON YOUTH HOOPS CONNECTION (2020-06-15)
BY TIM TAYLOR
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA COUNTY — If you look back on the individual histories of this past season's All-Tioga County boys basketball team, you will notice a common bond amongst the majority of them. They built their basketball skills at the youth level in the TC Hawks organization. ...more

ROLFEMAN REMINISCES: THOSE DAMN YANKEES! (2020-06-15)
If only I had been a Yankee fan, I might be a millionaire. Or at the very least, a lot richer than I am today.

Pinstripes and Rolfey never quite hit it off. ...more

LOCAL AAU BASKETBALL PROGRAM NAMES BOARD OF DIRECTORS, DISCUSSES TOURNAMENT (2020-06-14)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — The Waverly Rec. / Hemp Geek AAU Basketball program recently announced the formation of a board of directors for the 2020-21 season.
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YOUTH BASKETBALL: WAVERLY REC. / HEMP GEEK AAU PROGRAM HOSTING 12U, 14U TOURNAMENTS AUG. 7-9 (2020-06-11)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — The Waverly Rec. / Hemp Geek AAU Basketball program will host 12U and 14U double-elimination tournaments concurrently here on the weekend of Aug. 7-9. ...more

MEN'S GOLF: TIOGA'S TAYLOR FINISHES SECOND AT STATE COLLEGE JUNIOR OPEN; TAYLOR, ROBINSON TEAM TO WIN BEST-BALL TOURNEY (2020-06-08)
Valley Sports Report
STATE COLLEGE — Tioga senior Sam Taylor, who carded one of two sub-par rounds in the tournament, finished second this weekend in the 18U Division at the State College Junior Open held here at the Toftrees Resort & Golf Club.
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BOARD MEMBERS, VOLUNTEERS BEGIN PREPARING WAVERLY LITTLE LEAGUE COMPLEX FOR SEASON (2020-06-08)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Way behind schedule thanks to the restrictions put in place as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, Waverly Little League board members and volunteers started to get the field ready for the upcoming season over the weekend. ...more

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