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
FROM THE PRESS BOX: CRYSTAL BALL LOOK AHEAD TO THE 2020-21 WRESTLING SEASON (2020-03-20) The 2019-20 wrestling season will long be remembered after 10 Valley grapplers (six Tioga, three Athens, one Waverly) qualified for their respective state tournaments, and eight (five Tioga, two Athens, one Waverly) earned state hardware, including Tioga 8th-grader Gianni Silvestri, who became the youngest wrestler in Valley history to win state gold. ...more
The crystal ball has been fired up, and with the 2020-21 season eight-plus months away it’s still a bit murky, but I can see enough to tell you it’s going to be another good year — possibly even better than this year. ...more
TAYLOR MADE: MY FAVORITES FROM 2019 (2019-12-31) Tioga County high school athletes and teams provided fans with numerous memorable moments in 2019, all of which were covered by either the Tioga County Sports Report or Valley Sports Report Web sites.
Despite posting a losing record (4-5), Waverly overachieved in the rugged Class B ranks of Section IV, and Athens, despite a 1-10 record, proved to be a tough out for Valley rivals Sayre and Waverly on consecutive weekends late in the season. ...more