Valley Sports Report for Penn York Valley


VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: 'ALL-VALLEY WEEK,' AND 2018-19 YEAR-END AWARDS (2019-06-21)
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THE VALLEY — The 2018-19 high school sports season has come to an end, and over the next nine days Valley Sports Report will put the finishing touches on it with "All-Valley" honors for the 2019 spring season, as well as our year-end awards.

All-Valley Week,” which honors the top athletes, newcomers, and coaches in each sport, as well as "Crystal Ball" prognostications for the 2019-20 spring seasons, begins Thursday and wraps up Tuesday.

Beginning Wednesday, VSR will put a bow on the entire school year with its year-end awards, culminating Friday with "The Final Word on 2018-19.”

The schedule is as follows:

THURSDAY
All-Valley Golf Super 7;
All-Valley Girls Track & Field Super 7;

FRIDAY
All-Valley Boys Track & Field Super 7;
All-Valley Baseball Team & Super 7;
Crystal Ball look ahead to the 2020 baseball season.

SATURDAY
All-Valley Softball Team & Super 7;
Crystal Ball look ahead to the 2020 softball season.

SUNDAY
Super 7 Female Newcomers of the Spring;
Super 7 Male Newcomers of the Spring;

MONDAY
Super 7 Storylines of the Spring.
Super 7 Coaches of the Spring;

TUESDAY
Super 7 Male Athletes of the Spring;
Super 7 Female Athletes of the Spring;
"The Final Word" on Spring 2019.

WEDNESDAY
2018-19 Super 7 Male Newcomers;
2018-19 Super 7 Female Newcomers;

THURSDAY
2018-19 Super 7 Coaches of the Year;
Baker's Dozen Top Storylines of the 2018-19 Sports Year.

FRIDAY
2018-19 Super 7 Male Athletes of the Year;
2018-19 Super 7 Female Athletes of the Year;
The Final Word on 2018-19. ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: IT'S ALL-VALLEY WEEK (2019-03-24)
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THE VALLEY - "All-Valley" week begins today and stretches through Sunday, honoring the top athletes, newcomers, and coaches, as well as "Crystal Ball" prognostications for the 2019-20 winter seasons.

The week wraps up Sunday with "Super 7 Male and Female Athletes of the Winter," and  "The Final Word" on the 2018-19 winter season.

The schedule is as follows:

TUESDAY
All-Valley Bowling Super 7
All-Valley Girls Swimming Super 7;

WEDNESDAY
All-Valley Girls Basketball;
Crystal Ball look ahead to 2018-19 girls hoop season;
All-Valley Boys Swimming & Diving.

THURSDAY
All-Valley Boys Basketball Super 7;
Crystal Ball look ahead to 2018-19 boys hoop season.

FRIDAY
All-Valley Wrestling Super 7;
Crystal Ball look ahead to 2018-19 wrestling season;

SATURDAY
Super 7 Female Newcomers of the Winter;
Super 7 Male Newcomers of the Winter;
Super 7 Storylines of the Winter;
Super 7 Coaches of the Winter.

SUNDAY
Super 7 Female Athletes of the Winter;
Super 7 Male Athletes of the Winter;
"The Final Word" on Winter 2017-18.

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NEW YORK SOFTBALL: WAVERLY'S HAMMOND EARNS FIRST-TEAM ALL-STATE HONORS AGAIN; HALL NAMED TO FOURTH TEAM (2019-06-24)
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THE VALLEY — Widely-considered the best player in the region, Waverly senior Wendi Hammond was also recognized Sunday by the New York State Sportswriters Association as a first-team Class B all-state pitcher for the second straight season, while teammate Riley Hall, a junior, was named to the fourth team as a catcher. ...more

THE FINAL WORD: PUTTING A BOW ON AN AMAZING 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR (2019-06-21)
The 2018-19 sports seasons are in the book, and it was a historic year for a couple of teams, and several athletes.

Brothers John Worthing, a senior, and Brady Worthing, a junior, both did something in 2018-19 I would wager very few, if any, athletes in Section IV, or New York State have accomplished. ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: WAVERLY'S HAMMOND, TOMASSO HEADLINE 'SUPER 7' — SHARE 2018-19 GIRLS 'ATHLETE OF THE YEAR' HONORS (2019-06-21)
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THE VALLEY — Two of the best three-sport athletes Waverly has produces, seniors Wendi Hammond and Alex Tomasso saw their careers intertwine for five years on the soccer pitch, and basketball hardwoods, but both made their biggest mark in separate sports in the spring.

It’s only fitting that Hammond and Tomasso share the 2018-19 Valley Sports Report Girls “Athlete of the Year” honors.
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VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: TIOGA'S WORTHING CAPS BRILLIANT SENIOR YEAR WITH 2018-19 BOYS 'ATHLETE OF YEAR' HONOR (2019-06-21)
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THE VALLEY — Tioga's John Worthing put together an impressive senior year, winning a state title on the wrestling mats, winning this site's top honors on the gridiron, and starting on a Section IV championship baseball team to earn Valley Sports Report’s 2018-19 Boys “Athlete of the Year.”
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VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: A BAKER'S DOZEN — THE TOP STORIES OF 2018-19 SEASONS (2019-06-20)
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.

The 2018-19 school year was no different, and offered a variety of storylines, including a couple of firsts, an unlikely accomplishment, and one (maybe two) tale(s) of redemption. ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: TIOGA'S HARRINGTON REPEATS AS 'COACH OF THE YEAR' (2019-06-20)
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THE VALLEY — Very few coaches can write three consecutive Section IV titles — or four Section IV titles in three years — on their resume, but Tioga's Kris Harrington can do just that and is the 2018-19 Valley Sports Report "Coach of the Year.”
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VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: SAYRE'S HANEY TOPS 'SUPER 7' AS 2018-19 GIRLS "NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR" (2019-06-19)
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THE VALLEY — Sayre freshman Rozlyn Haney was the top newcomer in two sports — soccer and track & field — in 2018-19, and is the Valley Sports Report Girls “Newcomer of the Year. ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: SAYRE'S HORTON HEADLINES 'SUPER 7' AS 2018-19 'NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR' (2019-06-18)
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THE VALLEY — There were several outstanding one- and two-sport newcomers in 2018-19, but Sayre freshman Brayden Horton made his presence felt in three sports and is the Valley Sports ReportNewcomer of the Year.”
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THE FINAL WORD: PUTTING A BOW ON THE 2019 SPRING SEASON, AND WHAT A SEASON IT WAS (2019-06-18)
The end of the spring season is always bittersweet.

Personally, it marks the end of a grueling year of sports coverage, and a brief respite before the madness ensues once again in two months, but it also marks the end of another year of sports, and the graduation of many athletes I’ve grown fond of covering over the prior years. ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: WAVERLY'S HAMMOND HEADLINES 'SUPER 7' AS GIRLS "ATHLETE OF THE SPRING" (2019-06-18)
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THE VALLEY — Senior Wendi Hammond re-wrote the Waverly record books, both at the plate, and in the pitcher’s circle, leading the Lady Wolverines to their first-ever Section IV title and earning the 2019 Valley Sports Report Girls “Athlete of the Spring. ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: TIOGA'S HENDERSHOT TOPS 'SUPER 7' AS BOYS "ATHLETE OF THE SPRING" (2019-06-18)
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THE VALLEY — Tioga senior Pierce Hendershot put the finishing touches on a stellar five-year varsity career with a remarkable performance in the postseason to lead the Tigers to their  third Section IV baseball title in five years, and earning Valley Sports Report’s 2019 Boys “Athlete of the ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: TIOGA'S EVANEK TABBED 'SUPER 7 COACH OF THE SPRING' (2019-06-17)
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THE VALLEY — Tioga bounced back from a disappointing end to the 2018 season with its third Section IV, Class C baseball title in five years to earn Kevin Evanek the 2019 Valley Sports Report Coach of the Spring” honors. ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: THE 'SUPER 7' STORYLINES OF THE 2019 SPRING SEASON (2019-06-17)
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: SAYRE'S HORTON, WAVERLY'S HOLLYWOOD LEAD SUPER 7 — NAMED TOP 'NEWCOMERS OF THE SPRING' (2019-06-16)
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THE VALLEY — Sayre freshman Brayden Horton and Waverly freshman Caden Hollywood both played major roles in helping their teams to winning seasons, and will share the 2019 Valley Sports ReportNewcomer of the Spring” honor. ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: TIOGA'S WESSELS HEADLINES 'SUPER 7' AS TOP GIRLS 'NEWCOMER OF THE SPRING' (2019-06-16)
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THE VALLEY — Sophomore Kindra Wessels made an immediate impact for the Tioga softball program — both at the plate and in the pitcher’s circle, and is the 2019 Valley Sports Report Girls “Newcomer of the Spring.”
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FROM THE PRESS BOX: A PEEK INTO CRYSTAL BALL AT 2020 SOFTBALL SEASON (2019-06-15)
The 2019 softball season was mostly good in the Valley, with three teams advancing to the postseason, led by Waverly, which won it’s first-ever Section IV title.
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VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: WAVERLY'S HAMMOND REPEATS AS SOFTBALL 'PLAYER OF YEAR' — ATHENS' ADAMS, REPSHER, TIOGA'S WESSELS, WAVERLY'S WENDELA ALSO HONORED (2019-06-15)
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THE VALLEY — Waverly senior Wendi Hammond had a historic season, leading the Lady Wolverines to their first-ever Section IV title, and earning the 2019 Valley Sports Report Softball “Player of the Year” honors. ...more

FROM THE PRESS BOX: CRYSTAL BALL FORECASTS MORE WINNING SEASONS ON VALLEY BASEBALL DIAMONDS IN 2020 (2019-06-14)
The 2019 baseball season in the Valley was one for the ages, with all four teams advancing to the postseason, including Tioga’s third Section IV title in five years, and Sayre’s third consecutive trip to the PIAA playoffs.
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VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: TIOGA'S HENDERSHOT HEADLINES 'SUPER 7' AS "BASEBALL PLAYER OF YEAR" — SAYRE'S HANAFIN, HORTON, WAVERLY'S HOLLYWOOD, SINDONI, TIOGA'S EVANEK ALSO EARN TOP HONORS (2019-06-14)
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THE VALLEY — Tioga senior Pierce Hendershot capped a brilliant career with a strong run in the postseason, leading the Tigers to their third Section IV title in five years, and earning Valley Sports Report’s 2019 Baseball “Player of the Year” honors. ...more

VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: WAVERLY'S CHANDLER REPEATS AS BOYS TRACK & FIELD 'ATHLETE OF THE YEAR' — WAVERLY'S JOHNSON, ATHENS RELAY ALSO EARN TOP HONORS (2019-06-14)
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THE VALLEY — Waverly junior Isaac Chandler won a bronze medal in the pole vault at States, and repeats as the Valley Sports Report Boys Track & Field “Athlete of the Year.” ...more

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