Valley Sports Report for Penn York Valley


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

PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD
(2020-02-22)
BOYS BASKETBALL
District 4 Playoffs
Class AA Semifinals

6-SAYRE .... 50
2-BLOOM ... 65
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WAVERLY LITTLE LEAGUE: REGISTRATION AVAILABLE THROUGH JUNE 12, OPEN TO ALL ELIGBILE YOUTHS; OPENING DAY SET FOR JULY 11 (2020-05-27)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — The Waverly Little League board met Wednesday night and have set Opening Day as July 11 for 2020 season.

The board has also opened up registration to anyone who meets the age requirement, including kids from Sayre and Athens. ...more

FIVE OF WAVERLY'S WINTER TEAMS, 45 STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN ALL-STATE ACADEMIC RECOGNITION (2020-05-27)
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WAVERLY — Five of Waverly’s nine winter sports teams were recognized as New York State Scholar-Athlete Teams, and 45 winter sport student-athletes were honored as all-state scholar-athletes by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA). ...more

COLLEGE BASEBALL: WAVERLY GRAD STILLMAN EARNS ALL-AMERICA ACCOLADES AT ST. BONAVENTURE (2020-05-26)
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OLEAN, N.Y. — Waverly grad Brendyn Stillman, a junior on the St. Bonaventure baseball team, earned second-team All-America accolades from Collegiate Baseball Newspaper. ...more

ROLFEMAN REMINISCES: MEMORIAL DAY MEMORIES (2020-05-25)
Memorial Day Weekend is upon us. With it comes many memories.
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BLAST FROM THE PAST (2015-05-26): TIOGA EDGES NOTRE DAME IN 12-INNING CLASSIC IN SECTION IV PLAYOFFS ON RUN TO STATE SEMIFINALS (2020-05-23)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
I’ve said it a thousand times, and I’ll likely say it 10 thousand more, “Valley Sports Report has been blessed to have so many great teams and great athletes” in its coverage area. Without them, the site would be nowhere near as successful as it is. ...more

NICHOLS-TIOGA LITTLE LEAGUE HOPING TO PLAY IN 2020 — MEETING SATURDAY COULD PUSH PROCESS ALONG (2020-05-22)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
NICHOLS — Nichols-Tioga Little League are optimistic they will be able to salvage a season in 2020, and are meeting Saturday morning in an effort to make that happen. ...more

ROLFEMAN REMINISCES: LIFE IN THE FAST LANE (2020-05-21)
Sunday, I did something I had not done in about a year.

I watched a stock car race. Almost every lap. The race at Darlington, the legendary speedway nicknamed the “Lady in Black” and “The Track Too Tough to Tame.”
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SAYRE LITTLE LEAGUE CANCELS 2020 SEASON (2020-05-20)
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SAYRE — Sayre Little League made it official Tuesday night and canceled its 2020 season. ...more

BAKER'S SPORTS PEN: IF YOU BUILD IT; HE WILL COME (2020-05-19)
When friends ask me what’s my favorite movie, it doesn’t take me long to answer.

Without thinking twice, I quickly reply “Field of Dreams.” ...more

'PLAY BALL!' — WAVERLY LITTLE LEAGUE PLANS ON BASEBALL THIS SUMMER (2020-05-19)
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WAVERLY — “Play Ball!”

Those words haven’t been heard yet this spring on any local baseball or softball diamonds, but Waverly Little League board president Cory Robinson said they will be heard in Waverly as early as June 26. ...more

BLAST FROM THE PAST (2013-05-30): WAVERLY WINS FIRST (AND ONLY) SECTION IV BASEBALL TITLE (2020-05-19)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
I’ve said it a thousand times, and I’ll likely say it 10 thousand more, “Valley Sports Report has been blessed to have so many great teams and great athletes” in its coverage area. Without them, the site would be nowhere near as successful as it is. ...more

BLAST FROM THE PAST (2010-06-02): REDSKINS COMPLETE DISTRICT 4 BASEBALL THREE-PEAT (2020-05-18)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
I’ve said it a thousand times, and I’ll likely say it 10 thousand more, “Valley Sports Report has been blessed to have so many great teams and great athletes” in its coverage area. Without them, the site would be nowhere near as successful as it is. ...more

ATHENS LITTLE LEAGUE CANCELS 2020 SEASON (2020-05-17)
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ATHENS — Due to the uncertainties surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, Athens Little League officials announced Sunday it was canceling its 2020 Little League season.
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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: TIOGA'S WOOD WILL PLAY COLLEGIATELY AT OHIO WESLEYAN (2020-05-15)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER — Tioga senior Dom Wood liked what he saw at Ohio Wesleyan, and, after issuing a verbal commitment to the Division III school, plans on playing football there for the next four years on his way to a degree. ...more

FROM THE PRESS BOX: LOOKING BACK — THIS GENERATION AND THEIR PARENTS (2020-05-13)
I’ve been doing this a long time — more than three decades now.

In that time, I’ve had the privilege of covering a lot of tremendous athletes. As a matter of fact, I’ve covered many second-generation athletes as well. ...more

BAKER'S SPORTS PEN: STRAT-O-MATIC, THE LANE BOYS, AND THE JETS (2020-05-11)
Back in the late 1970’s the band Styx produced a hit song entitled Too Much Time on my Hands.

“Is it any wonder I'm not crazy.
Is it any wonder I'm sane at all.”

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NTL WRESTLING: SEVEN ATHENS GRAPPLERS EARN DISTRICT 4, ALL-STATE ACADEMIC HONORS (2020-05-11)
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ATHENS — Seven Athens wrestler recently earned All-State and All-District 4 academic honors, including three earning first-team all-state honors. ...more

ROLFEMAN REMINISCES: THE ICEMAN COMETH (2020-05-10)
When the frozen fascination began, I honestly am not exactly sure.

Maybe it was tuning into one of the hockey games NBC and CBS broadcast back in the 1960s. ...more

NTL BOYS BASKETBALL: EIGHT ATHENS PLAYERS EARN ALL-ACADEMIC ALL-STAR STATUS (2020-05-10)
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SAYRE — The Athens JV and varsity boys basketball teams recently had eight players recognized as NTL academic all-star ...more

NTL BOYS BASKETBALL: SAYRE HAS SIX PLAYERS RECOGNIZED AS ACADEMIC ALL-STARS (2020-05-09)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — The Sayre JV and varsity boys basketball teams recently had six players recognized as NTL academic all-stars. ...more

(UPDATED) FROM THE PRESS BOX: WAVERLY GIRLS, SAYRE'S MURRELLE, TIOGA'S TAYLOR HIGH POINTS OF FIRST DECADE OF VSR GOLF COVERAGE (2020-05-09)
The first decade of golf coverage for Valley Sports Report featured a pair of all-state golfers, several state qualifiers, a few league titles for the boys teams, and closed with an epic win streak and four consecutive IAC and Section IV titles for the Waverly Lady Wolverines. ...more

(UPDATED) NEW YORK STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL: WAVERLY'S TOMASSO EARNS ALL-STATE ACCOLADES (2020-05-07)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Waverly junior Sidney Tomasso received 10h-team Class B all-state girls basketball  honors as selected by the New York State Sportswriters Association.
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NTL GIRLS BASKETBALL: A TRIO OF LADY REDSKINS EARN ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM HONORS (2020-05-06)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — Three Sayre Lady Redskin basketball players have been honored by the NTL as academic all-stars. ...more

BAKER'S SPORTS PEN: LONGTIME REVIEW SPORTS EDITOR BOB BAKER JOINS VSR 'COLUMN BRIGADE' (2020-05-05)

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Longtime Daily Review Sports Editor Bob Baker has joined former Evening Times Sports Editor Glenn Rolfe as a guest sports columnist here at Valley Sports Report. I’ll let Bob introduce himself with his first column, and thank him for his contributions. — T.B.

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I’m back in the saddle again. ...more

FROM THE PRESS BOX: INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCES MORE THAN TEAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS HIGHLIGHTED FIRST DECADE OF SOFTBALL COVERAGE (2020-05-03)
The first 10 years of softball coverage in the Valley Sports Report-era has been dominated by individual performances, more so than team accomplishments.
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ROLFEMAN REMINISCES: KEYSAW'S' NCAA WRESTLING REIGN: LIVE, MAT-SIDE COVERAGE FROM AFAR (2020-05-02)

For the most part, the daily sports beat day and night from the late 1970s into the 21st century followed a similar script.
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NTL GIRLS BASKETBALL: 14 LADY WILDCATS EARN LEAGUE ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS (2020-04-30)
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — Fourteen Athens Lady Wildcat basketball players from the varsity and JV teams have been honored by the NTL as academic all-stars.
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NTL BOYS BASKETBALL: ATHENS' LANE EARNS 'PLAYER OF THE YEAR' HONORS; BABCOCK, HUDSON COLLECT ALL-STAR ACCOLADES (2020-04-28)
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — Athens senior Aaron Lane led the Wildcats to the NTL Showdown championship, and was voted the NTL “Player of the Year” in recent voting by the league’s coaches, while his teammates sophomore J.J. Babcock and senior Damian Hudson earned Large School all-star accolades. ...more

NTL BOYS BASKETBALL: SAYRE'S BROWN, LANE EARN ALL-STAR HONORS (2020-04-28)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — Sayre senior Corbin Brown earned first-team NTL Small School Division all-star recognition, while junior Matt Lane was named to the second team in recent voting by the league’s coaches. ...more

NTL GIRLS BASKETBALL: ATHENS' MILLER NAMED LEAGUE 'PLAYER OF YEAR' — BARRY, MACIK EARN FIRST-TEAM HONORS (2020-04-28)
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — To the victors go the spoils.

The NTL Large School champion Athens Lady Wildcats brought home three of the major league awards in recent voting by the league’s coaches, with junior Kayleigh Miller earning top honors as NTL “Player of Year” honors. ...more

NTL GIRLS BASKETBALL: SAYRE'S SUTRYK, RANDALL EARN ALL-LEAGUE ACCOLADES (2020-04-28)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — Sayre senior Emily Sutryk earned first-team NTL Small School Division all-star honors for the second straight year, and junior Gabbi Randall was a second-team selection in recent voting by the league’s coaches. ...more

ROLFEMAN REMINISCES: HEADS UP! PROOFING SOME MEMORABLE HEADLINES (2020-04-27)
Working for an evening newspaper had its pros and cons.

Advantages outweighed disadvantages: No hurried rush, no midnight or 1 a.m. deadlines, which means more time for game coverage, gathering information and mapping out layouts for the next day's pa ...more

NYSPHSAA CANCELS SPRING STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS — REGULAR SEASON REMAINS ON HOLD (2020-04-27)
Valley Sports Report
LATHAM, N.Y. — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announces the cancellation of the 2020 spring state championship events. (The impacted events are boys and girls track & field, tennis, baseball, softball, and boys and girls golf, and boys and girls lacrosse scheduled to be held between June 4-13).
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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SAYRE'S BROWN VERBALLY COMMITS TO PLAY FOOTBALL AT MISERICORDIA (2020-04-26)
BY TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — Misericordia University showed interest in Corbin Brown and the Sayre senior reciprocated with a verbal commitment to play wide receiver there starting this fall. ...more

FROM THE PRESS BOX: BASKETBALL THROUGHOUT THE YEARS HAS TAUGHT ME LIFE LESSONS (2020-04-23)
I’ve always been a sports nut.

I played basketball and football from youth sports through high school, but my favorite sport to play was always basketball.
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