Valley Sports Report for Penn York Valley


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

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

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

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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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

ROLFEMAN REMINISCES: THERE'S A MAN WHO LIVES A LIFE OF DANGER! (2020-06-06)
"Danger, Will Robinson ... Danger."

Ah, The Robot's famous words from "Lost in Space," the science fiction television series in the 1960s, forewarning Will Robinson, the rest of the Robinson family and Jupiter 2's other extraterrestrial castaways of evil alien presence. ...more

BAKER'S SPORTS PEN: TOWANDA TENNIS TOURNEY ALWAYS SERVED UP GREAT PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES (2020-06-01)
It began as a dream back in 1977 for a Towanda organization and its results can be seen throughout the area today.
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ROLFEMAN REMINISCES: MEMORIAL DAY MEMORIES (2020-05-25)
Memorial Day Weekend is upon us. With it comes many memories.
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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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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

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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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

(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

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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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

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