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SCOREBOARD
(2022-12-02)
BOYS BASKETBALL

SAYRE
S’HANNA

GIRLS BASKETBALL
ATHENS
J.CITY

WRESTLING

Mark Stephens Classic
WAVERLY
BOL-RICH

WAVERLY
CAN-GREEN

WAVERLY
MON-WOOD. ...more

POSTPONEMENT: TONIGHT'S SAYRE GIRLS GAME RE-SCHEDULED FOR DEC. 17
(2022-12-02)Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — The Sayre-Wellsboro girls basketball game scheduled here tonight has been postponed, and re-scheduled for Dec. 17 at 6 p.m.
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SCOREBOARD
(2022-12-01)
BOYS BOWLING
U.SPRINGS . 0 ... 2,331
WAVERLY ... 4 ... 2,845

TIOGA ... 4 ... 2,230
GROTON . 0 ... 1,691

GIRLS BOWLING
U.SPRINGS . 0 ... 2,323
WAVERLY ... 4 ... 2,526

TIOGA ... 0 ... 2,032
GROTON . 4 ... 2,087
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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
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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

IAC WRESTLING: WAVERLY GIRLS PROGRAM HITS THE GROUND RUNNING (2022-12-02)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — It’s the first full year of girls wrestling in New York State, and Waverly is hitting the ground running. ...more

IAC WRESTLING: WAVERLY LOOKING TO TAKE NEXT STEP IN 2022-23 (2022-12-02)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — With good numbers and a full line-up, which includes several veterans and a pair of state qualifiers, Waverly coach Devan Witman is ready for the Wolverines to take the next step in 2022-23. ...more

NEW YORK STATE FOOTBALL: ANOTHER STATE POWER IN PATH OF TIOGA'S STATE TITLE REPEAT (2022-12-02)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER — Tioga coach Nick Aiello has turned his program into a state power over the past decade. Saturday, the Tigers will face a Cambridge-Salem program, under the tutelage of coach Doug Luke, that’s been a state power for more than two decades. ...more

FROM THE PRESS BOX: PIGSKIN PICKERS FIRMLY BEHIND TIOGA TO REPEAT AS STATE CHAMPS (2022-12-02)
The New York State football season comes to an end this weekend with the state championship games at the venue formerly known as The Carrier Dome, now the JMA Wireless Dome. ...more

NTL GIRLS BASKETBALL: FAUVER LOOKING TO CHANGE 'LOSING CULTURE' SURROUNDING SAYRE PROGRAM (2022-12-02)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — The first thing first-year coach Bob Fauver wants to do is change the losing culture that currently surrounds the Sayre girls basketball program.
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ON TAP TODAY: FIRST WRESTLING, BASKETBALL ACTION OF THE WINTER SEASON (2022-12-02)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — The 2022-23 winter campaign tips off tonight with the first wrestling matches and basketball games of the new season. ...more

IAC BOWLING: TIOGA BOYS SWEEP GROTON; LADY TIGERS FALL, 3-1 (2022-12-01)
Valley Sports Report
GROTON — The Tioga boys earned their first sweep of the season here Thursday in IAC Small School Division bowling action at Memory Lanes, while the Lady Tigers dropped a 3-1 decision. ...more

IAC BOYS BOWLING: BALANCED WOLVERINES SWEEP PAST UNION SPRINGS / PORT BYRON (2022-12-01)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — All six Waverly bowlers, led by senior Ashton Pritchard, bowled 500 series in a sweep of Union Springs / Port Byron here Thursday afternoon in IAC South Large School Division boys bowling action at the Valley Bowling Center. ...more

IAC GIRLS BOWLING: WAVERLY SWEEPS UNION SPRINGS / PORT BYRON (2022-12-01)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Senior Shantilly Decker led Waverly to a sweep of Union Springs / Port Byron here Thursday in IAC Large School Division girls bowling action at the Valley Bowling Center. ...more

NTL BOYS BASKETBALL: FIRST-YEAR SAYRE COACH BELIEVES REDSKINS WILL SUPRISE PEOPLE IN 2022-23 (2022-12-01)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — First-year Sayre boys basketball coach Jon Ward believes his team will be better than people think in 2022-23, and he says his team believes it, too. ...more

NTL GIRLS BASKETBALL: GRADUATION LOSSES FORCE ATHENS' MILLER TO CHANGE 'PHILOSOPHY' IN 2022-23 (2022-12-01)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — With the loss of a pair of strong low-post players from last year’s team, Athens girls basketball coach Brian Miller is looking to change the Lady Wildcats’ approach in 2022-23. ...more

ON TAP TODAY: BOWLING TAKES CENTER STAGE AGAIN (2022-12-01)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Bowling takes center stage again Thursday, with the winter season set to hit full stride this weekend. ...more

IAC WRESTLING: WAVERLY'S WITMAN EXCITED BY 'GREAT' NUMBERS HEADING INTO 2022-23 CAMPAIGN (14 PHOTOS) (2022-11-30)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
CHEMUNG — Waverly wrestling coach Devan Witman smiled as he surveyed the gymnasium here at the Chemung Elementary School, which was crowded with more than 35 wrestlers — 28 boys and nine girls — Wednesday afternoon as the Wolverines prepare for the opening of the 2022-23 campaign Friday. ...more

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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