Ted Clark's Busy Market Tioga Downs FullTioga State Bank APOTHECARY OF MARY Valley Sports ReportDandy Mini Marts Gannon Associates Williams Auto GroupDecaturs

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.
...more

Preview

DISTRICT 4 VOLLEYBALL: ATHENS' FIELD, MILLER NAMED CLASS AAA ALL-STARS (2020-11-20)
Valley Sports Report
Athens seniors Taylor Field and Kayleigh Miller were named District 4, Class AAA volleyball all-stars as the result of voting announced Friday. ...more

NTL CROSS COUNTRY: ATHENS FATHER-DAUGHTER DUO EARN TOP LEAGUE HONORS — FIVE WILDCATS, ONE REDSKIN EARN ALL-STAR ACCOLADES (2020-11-18)
Valley Sports Report
Athens sophomore Emma Bronson was named NTL Girls “Runner of the Year,” and Athens coach Mike Bronson — Emma’s father — received the NTL Boys “Coach of the Year” accolades in recent voting by the league’s coaches. ...more

NTL VOLLEYBALL: ATHENS' FIELD, HANSON EARN TOP LEAGUE HONORS; THREE LADY WILDCATS NAMED TO ALL-STAR TEAMS (2020-11-16)
Valley Sports Report
Athens senior Taylor Field and head coach Heather Hanson received top postseason honors, and three Lady Wildcats — seniors Leah Liechty, Kayleigh Miller, and Kylie Jayne — earned all-star accolades recently in voting by the NTL volleyball coaches. ...more

NTL BOYS SOCCER: SAYRE'S HUGHEY NAMED LEAGUE'S "OFFENSIVE CO-MVP" — ATHENS, SAYRE WELL-REPRESENTED ON ALL-STAR TEAMS (2020-11-10)
Valley Sports Report
Sayre junior Mason Hughey was named the NTL boys soccer “Co-Offensive MVP,” and four of his teammates were honored, including a trio of second-team all-stars, while Athens had nine players recognized, including two first-team selections, and four second-team honorees. ...more

PIAA SOCCER: ATHENS' LEZAK NAMED '2019-20 NFHS PA. BOYS SOCCER COACH OF THE YEAR' (2020-10-22)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — Not only was Wednesday Jake Lezak’s birthday, but the Athens coach was named the 2019-20 National Federation of High Schools Pa.  Boys Soccer Coach of the Year. ...more

NTL VOLLEYBALL: EXPECTATIONS HIGH FOR ATHENS IN 2020 (2020-09-15)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — In her first two seasons as Athens volleyball head coach, Heather Hanson has directed the Lady Wildcats back into the postseason for the first time in a decade, and won a District 4 playoff match for the first time in 15 years. She believes 2020 could even better. ...more

NTL BOYS SOCCER: SAYRE'S HUGHEY HOPING REDSKINS CAN KEEP PROGRAM ON UPWARD TRAJECTORY (14 PHOTOS) (2020-09-15)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — Second-year coach Greg Hughey is hoping a trio of talented players, an infusion of youth, and improved play of young veterans will keep the Sayre boys soccer program on an upward trajectory in 2020. ...more

NTL BOYS SOCCER: WILDCATS READY TO OVERCOME HUGE GRADUATION LOSSES IN 2020 (14 PHOTOS) (2020-09-15)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — All high school programs deal with graduation losses on a yearly basis — it’s the nature of the beast, but Athens boys soccer coach Jake Lezak has been dealing with the loss of 12 seniors, including several four-year starters, in preparation for the 2020 season. ...more

NTL GIRLS SOCCER: PITTS BELIEVES ATHENS WILL COMPETE FOR NTL TITLE DESPITE 'BIT OF RE-BUILD' IN 2020 (2020-09-14)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — The Lady Wildcats are two-time defending District 4 champs, and have won eight straight NTL titles, but the 2020 version of the Athens girls soccer team looks a little different than in years past. ...more

NTL GIRLS SOCCER: MENNIG HOPING INFLUX OF YOUTH HELPS LADY REDSKINS BACK TO POSTSEASON (2020-09-14)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — Sayre girls soccer coach Tracy Mennig is hoping improved depth, and an influx of talent from the junior high team will lead to a return to the postseason in 2020. ...more

NTL FOOTBALL: GORMAN HOPING EXPERIENCED LINE CAN CARRY REDSKINS TO SUCCESS IN 2020 (2020-09-11)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — Sayre graduated its best running back, and three top receivers, then lost junior QB Brayden Horton last weekend in its scrimmage at Canton, but third-year coach Kevin Gorman is hopeful an experienced group of linemen will help the Redskins continue their winning ways in 2020.
...more

NTL FOOTBALL: YOUNG, WILDCATS SEEK TURN-AROUND IN 2020 (2020-09-10)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — The Athens Wildcats are coming off one of the roughest seasons in program history, but veteran coach Jack Young is hoping a wealth of young, talented athletes with another year’s experience under their belts, and a trio of new additions to his coaching staff will help turn things around in 2020. ...more

NTL GOLF: SAYRE COACH EXPECTS REDSKINS TO MAKE A RUN AT DISTRICTS (2020-09-03)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report

SAYRE — The Sayre golf team has just six players on its roster, but coach Jamie VanDuzer believes the Redskins will make a run at qualifying for the District 4 Championships as a team. ...more

NTL GOLF: ATHENS COACH LOOKING FOR WILDCATS TO SURPRISE IN 2020 (8 PHOTOS) (2020-09-03)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — Athens tees off this afternoon to open the 2020 golf season, and second-year coach Lenny Pientka believes the Wildcats could surprise some people this season. ...more

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.
...more

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

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.”
...more

You've asked about helping ...
here's your chance. Click HERE