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(2014-10-30)
SCOREBOARD
VOLLEYBALL
Section IV Playoffs
Class D Semifinals
Pool Play

TIOGA ........ 5-1
HAR'VILLE .... 4-2
T'BURG ....... 2-4
B-G ........... 1-5

Round 1
B-G ...... 10-10
TIOGA ... 25-25

HAR'VILLE .. 25-26
T'BURG ..... 23-24

Round 2
HAR'VILLE ... 13-23
TIOGA ....... 25-25

B-G ........ 20-25
T'BURG .... 25-18

Round 3
T'BURG ... 25-21
TIOGA .... 22-25

B-G ........ 15-20
HAR'VILLE . 25-25

Tioga, Harpursville advance to Class D Championship match Saturday at 3:30 p.m. @ Owego H.S.
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(2014-10-28)
SCOREBOARD
BOYS SOCCER

District 4 Playoffs
Class AA Semifinals

3-SAYRE .......... 0
2-E.JUNIATA ..... 3

Class AA Semifinals

2-ATHENS ........ 0
6-MIDD-WEST .... 1

VOLLEYBALL
Section IV Playoffs
Class C Quarterfinals

5-WAVERLY .. 27-23-28-25-14
4-DRYDEN .... 29-25-26-19-25

Class D Quarterfinals
8-SIDNEY .. 19-12-20
1-TIOGA ... 25-25-25

Tioga will host Class D semifinals Thursday at 4:15 p.m.

GIRLS SWIMMING
O-M ........... 66
WAVERLY .... 87

Smith sets pool record in 100 free in final home meet
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SECTION IV FOOTBALL: SETON CATHOLIC UPSETS TOP SEED WALTON IN CLASS D PLAYOFFS (2014-10-25)
Valley Sports Report
WALTON — Eighth-seed Seton Catholic upset top seed Walton, 34-26, here Saturday afternoon in the Section IV, Class D football quarterfinals.

Seton Catholic will now face fourth-seed Unatego Friday at 8 p.m. at Uinon-Edndicott's Ty Cobb Stadium.

Second-seed Tioga will square off with third-seeded Moravia, which beat Notre Dame, 48-6, Friday at 5 p.m. at Ty Cobb Stadium.


SCOREBOARD
BOYS SOCCER

District 4 Playoffs
Class AA Quarterfinals

2- ATHENS .......... 2
7-MIF'BURG ....... 1 ... OT

Townsand scores game-winner

Class A Quarterfinals
4- SAYRE .......... 2
5-WELLSBORO .... 0

Willaims, Rockwell find the net for 'Skins
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SCOREBOARD (2014-10-24)
FOOTBALL
Section IV Playoffs
Class D Quarterfinals

7-DEP. / HAN. ... 6
2-TIOGA .......... 40

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DRYDEN ........ 15
WAVERLY ...... 42

S. WILL ....... 55
SAYRE ........ 24

ATHENS ..... 28
TROY ........ 38

OTHER NTL / SECTION IV SCORES

VOLLEYBALL
IAC Championship
Overall Small School
Varsity

GROTON .. 9-10-21
TIOGA .... 25-25-25

Junior Varsity
U.SPRINGS .. 11-10
TIOGA ......... 25-25

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SCOREBOARD (2014-10-23)
GIRLS SWIMMING
WAVERLY ........ 60
W.POINT .......... 9

VOLLEYBALL
IAC Championship
Overall Large School

Varsity
T-BURG .... 25-25-25
EDISON .... 23-16-22

Junior Varsity

T-BURG .... 25-6-26
WAVERLY . 23-25-24
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SCOREBOARD (2014-10-22)
GIRLS SOCCER
Section IV Playoffs
Class B Quarterfinals

2-WAVERLY ...... 0
7-ONEONTA ...... 3

District 4 Playoffs
Class AA Quarterfinals

1-ATHENS .......... 1
8-SHIKELLAMY ..... 3

FIELD HOCKEY
Section IV Playoffs
Class C Quarterfinals

6-GREENE ...... 3
3-TIOGA ......... 1

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SCOREBOARD (2014-10-21)
BOYS SOCCER
Section IV Playoffs
Class C Opening Round

9-W.GLEN ..... 2
8-TIOGA ....... 1

Class B Quarterfinals
6-WAVERLY ....... 0
3-C.FORKS ........ 8

District 4 Playoffs
Class A Opening Round

14-MONTGOMERY . 0
3-SAYRE ............ 4

Will play winner of Wellsboro-South Williamsport game

GIRLS SOCCER
District 4 Playoffs
Class A Opening Round

13-LINE MT. .... 3
4- SAYRE ........ 2

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VOLLEYBALL
TROY ..... 25-25-25
SAYRE ... 16-19-18
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SCOREBOARD (2014-10-20)
VOLLEYBALL
TIOGA .... 25-25-22-17-25
EDISON .. 21-23-25-25-12

JV FOOTBALL
MONTGOMERY .. 7
SAYRE ........... 24

COW. VALLEY
ATHENS ......... .PPD

HORSEHEADS
WAVERLY
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ON TAP TODAY — FOOTBALL FRIDAY: TIOGA TAKES ON MORAVIA IN SECTION IV, CLASS D SEMIS (2014-10-31)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ENDICOTT — Tioga is one step away from playing for their fourth consecutive Section IV title.

Tonight, the Tigers will take on Division VIII winner Moravia, who advanced to the Class D semifinals with a 48-6 win over Notre Dame last weekend. Both teams enter the contest at 7-1. ...more

ON TAP TODAY — FOOTBALL FRIDAY: VALLEY RIVALS SAYRE, ATHENS MEET IN ANNUAL "RUSTY RAIL" RIVALRY (2014-10-31)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — The 2014 season wraps up for a pair of Valley rivals tonight as Sayre hosts Athens at the Lockhart Street Bowl in the annual "Rusty Rail" game.

The Redskins won the inaugural "Rusty Rail" game in 2000, but Athens has won 13 consecutive decisions since.

For the second straight year, both teams enter the contest at 3-6. ...more

SECTION IV VOLLEYBALL: TIOGA, HARPURSVILLE TO SQUARE OFF AGAIN FOR CLASS D TITLE (24 PHOTOS) (2014-10-30)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER — Tioga posted a 5-1 record in Section IV, Class D semi-final pool play action here Thursday night, earning them a return trip to championship match Saturday afternoon.

The two-time defending Class D champion Lady Tigers will square off with Harpursville in the Class D finals for the third straight year at Owego High School at 3:30 p.m. ...more

SECTION IV GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY: WAVERLY'S FRANK MAKING RETURN TRIP TO STATES — UHL MISSES OUT BY ONE SPOT (3 PHOTOS) (2014-10-30)
SCHWEIGER LEADS LADY TIGER CONTINGENT

Valley Sports Report

CHENANGO FORKS, N.Y. — Junior Kelsey Frank punched her return ticket to States with a fourth-place finish Thursday morning in the Section IV, Class C cross country championships at Chenango Valley State Park, while teammate senior Kaylee Uhl missed out on states by one spot for the second time in her career.
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SECTION IV BOYS CROSS COUNTRY: WAVERLY'S TRAUB RUNS TO 11TH-PLACE FINISH IN CLASS C RACE (3 PHOTOS) (2014-10-30)
8TH-GRADER LEVESQUE LEADS TIOGA CONTINGENT

Valley Sports Report

CHENANGO FORKS, N.Y. — Waverly senior Collin Traub finished 11th here Thursday morning in the Section IV, Class C cross country championship, but was five spots shy of a return trip to States. ...more

IAC GIRLS SOCCER: WAVERLY'S MYERS EARNS LARGE SCHOOL SOUTH MVP AGAIN — EIGHT LADY WOLVERINES HONORED (8 PHOTOS) (2014-10-30)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Waverly senior Emiley Myers was recently named the IAC South Large School girls soccer Most Valuable Player for the second straight year.

Myers scored seven goals and had 10 assists during her senior season.

For her career, Myers — a five-year starter — had 43 goals and will graduate with a school-record 53 assists. ...more

MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK: COMMITTMENT TO GROUND GAME PAYS IMMEDIATE DIVIDENDS FOR WOLVERINES (2014-10-30)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — With injuries taking a toll on his receiving corps and a healthy group of running backs at his disposal, longtime Waverly football coach decided to commit to the running game and it paid immediate dividends in a 42-15 win over Dryden Friday night. ...more

ON TAP TODAY: TIOGA HOSTS CLASS D VOLLEYBALL SEMIFINALS — SECTION IV CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS ALSO ON DOCKET (2014-10-30)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — The postseason continues at Tioga hosts the Section IV, Class D volleyball semifinals and Waverly and Tioga will compete in the Section IV Cross Country championships at Chenango Valley State Park. ...more

MEN'S COLLEGE SOCCER: SAYRE GRAD MURRELLE SCORES GAME-WINNER IN PENN STATE-ALTOONA SEASON FINALE (UPDATE ON WAVERLY'S HYLAND) (2014-10-29)
Valley Sports Report
ALTOONA — Sayre grad Seth Murrelle, a freshman on the Penn State-Altoona men's soccer team, finished up his first collegiate season on a high note Tuesday with the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win over Mount Aloysius College.
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DISTRICT 4 BOYS SOCCER: MIDD-WEST SLIPS PAST ATHENS, 1-0 (17 PHOTOS) (2014-10-28)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
HEPBURNVILLE — In a matter of 48 hours, Athens experienced the highs and lows of postseason soccer.

On Saturday, the Wildcats won a thrilling overtime decision over Mifflinburg. Monday night, Midd-West took advantage of an Athens miscue for the game's only goal in a 1-0 win in the semifinals of the District 4, Class AA boys soccer playoffs here at the Balls Mills Soccer Complex. ...more

DISRICT 4 BOYS SOCCER: EAST JUNIATA TOO MUCH FOR SAYRE IN 3-0 WIN (14 PHOTOS) (2014-10-28)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
HEPBURNVILLE — Second-seed East Juniata jumped on Sayre with two goals in the first six minutes of the game and cruised to a 3-0 win here Tuesday night in the semifinals of Disrttct 4, Class A boys soccer playoffs at Balls Mills Soccer Complex.
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SECTION IV VOLLEYBALL: TIOGA SWEEPS SIDNEY — ADVANCES TO CLASS D SEMIFINALS (6 PHOTOS) (2014-10-28)
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER — Top seed Tioga cruised to a sweep of Sidney here Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of the Section IV, Class D volleyball playoffs.

The Lady Tigers, now 18-0, opened with a 25-19 win in the first set, then closed out the match with wins of 25-12 and 25-20.
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SECTION IV VOLLEYBALL: DRYDEN OUTLASTS WAVERLY IN FIVE SETS IN CLASS C QUARTERFINALS (6 PHOTOS) (2014-10-28)
Valley Sports Report
DRYDEN — For the second straight year, Waverly's season came to an end in a classic five-set match, this time in a 3-2 loss to Dryden here Tuesday night in the Section IV, Class C quarterfinals.
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IAC GIRLS SWIMMING: SMITH SETS POOL RECORD IN WAVERLY'S 87-66 WIN OVER O-M (2014-10-28)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Daylen Smith was a four-time winner in her final home dual meet and also turned in a record-setting performance in leading Waverly to an 87-66 win over Odessa-Montour in IAC girls swimming action.
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NTL JV FOOTBALL: BELLES, RAY POWER SAYRE TO 40-25 WIN OVER SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (2014-10-28)
Valley Sports Report
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — Tylor Belles ran for three TDs and Chris Ray rushed for two more to lead Sayre to a 40-25 win over South Williamsport here Monday night in NTL junior varsity football action. ...more

MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK: TIOGA'S AIELLO SAYS TIGERS RIGHT ON TRACK AFTER CLASS D QUARTERFINAL WIN (2014-10-28)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER — Tioga rolled to a 40-6 win over Deposit / Hancock in the Section IV, Class D quarterfinals Friday night at Haggerty Field and coach Nick Aiello said the Tigers are right where they want to be.
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MONDAY MORNING QUATERBACK: ATHENS' YOUNG TAKES POSITIVES OUT OF LOSS AT TROY (2014-10-28)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — Athens coach Jack Young doesn't believe in moral victories, but he does take a lot positives out of the Wildcats' 38-28 loss at Troy's Alparon Park Friday night.
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MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK: SAYRE'S HANAFIN SAYS REDSKINS DIDN'T BACK DOWN IN LOSS TO STATE-RANKED SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (2014-10-28)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — After winning three of four games, Sayre's run of success was derailed Friday nigh by state-ranked South Williamsport and Division I running back prospect Dominick Bragalone, who ran for 259 yards and three TDs in the first half of a 55-24 win. ...more

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SAYRE GRAD POST LEADS MANSFIELD IN INTERCEPTIONS (UPDATES ON WAVERLY GRADS ELLERS, MASTRANTUONO, ATHENS GRAD ROSS) (2014-10-28)
Valley Sports Report
MANSFIELD — Sayre grad Kyle Post, a sophomore defensive back on the Mansfield University sprint football team, leads the team in interceptions and is third in tackles.
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ON TAP TODAY: SAYRE, ATHENS BOYS IN PLAYOFF TWINBILL, WHILE WAVERLY, TIOGA OPEN VOLLEYBALL POSTSEASON PLAY (2014-10-28)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Sayre and Athens will play another District 4 boys soccer playoffs doubleheader tonight at the Balls Mills Soccer Complex, while Tioga and Waverly open postseason volleyball play.

Third-seed Sayre will face second-seed East Juniata in a Class A semi at 6 p.m., while second-seed Athens takes on sixth-seed Midd-West at 8 p.m. ...more

WOMEN'S COLLEGE SOCCER: ATHENS GRAD COLEGROVE NORTHEAST-10 "ROOKIE OF THE WEEK" (2014-10-27)
Valley Sports Report
SYRACUSE — Athens grad Kirsten Colegrove, a freshman on the LeMoyne College women's soccer team, has been named the Northeast-10 Conference "Rookie of the Week."
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NTL JV FOOTBALL: JAYNE'S THREE TDs LEADS ATHENS TO 28-13 WIN OVER TROY (18 PHOTOS) (2014-10-27)
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — Zach Jayne scored three TDs to lead Athens to a 28-13 win over Troy here Monday night in NTL junior varsity football action.

Troy took the opening kickoff and drove the field to take a 7-0 lead.

The junior Wildcats answered immediately when Peyton Lewis broke free on the their first play for a 70-yard TD run to slice the deficit to 7-6. ...more

ON TAP TODAY: BUSY WEEK OF POSTSEASON ACTION KICKS OFF WITH JV, JUNIOR HIGH FOOTBALL ACTION (2014-10-27)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — A busy week of postseason action starts slowly with just a trio of JV and junior high football games on the docket.

The Athens JV football team hosts Troy, while the Waverly junior high team hosts Corning. The Sayre JV team is on the road. ...more

YOUTH FOOTBALL: TIOGA "C" FINISHES OFF UNBEATEN SEASON WITH SUPER BOWL WIN OVER U-E (13 PHOTOS) (2014-10-26)
Valley Sports Report
SPENCER — Ethan Perry scored three long TDs to lead Tioga to a 32-6 win over Union-Endcott here Saturday afternoon in the Southern Tier Youth Football Conference C Division "Super Bowl."

Both teams entered the game unbeaten at 9-0. ...more

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: TIOGA GRAD JACKSON RECORDS 2 1/2 SACKS IN FIRST START AT BROCKPORT (2014-10-26)
Valley Sports Report
BROCKPORT, N.Y. — Tioga grad Carter Jackson, a freshman defensive lineman on the Brockport football team, recorded 2 1/2 sacks in his first collegiate start Saturday in the Golden Eagles' 17-13 win over Hartwick College.

Jackson, whose sacks resulted in 14 yards lost, also had four tackles in the game, including a pair of solo stops ...more

WOMEN'S COLLEGE SOCCER: ATHENS GRAD COLEGROVE SCORES IN LEMOYNE WIN (2014-10-26)
Valley Sports Report
SYRACUSE — Athens grad Kirsten Colegrove, a freshman on the Lemoyne College women's soccer team, scored a goal in a 2-0 win over Saint Michael's Saturday morning.

Colegrove finished her first collegiate season with three goal and three assists. Two of her scores were-game winners. ...more

IAC GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY: FRANK, UHL FINISH IN TOP FIVE AT LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS — WAVERLY FINISHES THIRD (2014-10-26)
Valley Sports Report
MARATHON — Junior Kelsey Frank and senior Kaylee Uhl both finished in the top five to lead Waverly to a third-place finish here Saturday morning in the IAC Girls Cross Country championships.

With their top-five finishes, Frank and Uhl earned all-IAC first-team all-star honors. Uhl was also honored as an all-IAC Scholar Athlete. ...more

IAC BOYS CROSS COUNTRY: WAVERLY FINISHES FIFTH, TIOGA NINTH AT LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS (2014-10-26)
Valley Sports Report
MARATHON — Senior Collin Traub finished 19th and Waverly placed fifth here Saturday morning at the IAC Boys Cross Country championships.

Watkins Glen claimed the team title with 41 points, while Newark Valley was second with 46 points and Trumansburg was third with 55 points. Waverly had 157 points and Tioga was ninth with 240. ...more

IAC CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS: TIOGA'S STEELE WINS BOYS JUNIOR HIGH INVITATIONAL (2014-10-26)
Valley Sports Report
MARATHON — Tioga 7th-grader Ezra Steele edged a pair of runners at the finish line to win the boys portion of the IAC Junior High End of the Year Invitational here Saturday morning.

Steele clocked in with a time of 9:16.8 on the 1.67-mile course, edging out S-VE's Levi Mickelson by .9 seconds and Dryden's Brotherton by by 2.1 seconds.
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THE FINAL WORD: A SOCCER SATURDAY AND MORE ON FOOTBALL FRIDAY (2014-10-26)
After a dismal start to the 2014 soccer postseason, the Athens and Sayre boys provided a bright Saturday afternoon with a pair of exciting wins.

The Wildcats scored early and led 1-0 until the 15-minute mark of the second half when Mifflinburg tied the game, which eventually went into overtime.

In the extra period, senior Jake Townsand, a whirling dervish of perpetual motion on the soccer field, made a run down the sideline, then across the end line, where he attempted to cross a p ...more

(UPDATED) DISTRICT 4 BOYS SOCCER: SHORT-HANDED SAYRE AVENGES LAST YEAR'S PLAYOFF LOSS TO WELLSBORO (13 PHOTOS) (2014-10-25)
Valley Sports Report
HEPBURNVILLE, Pa. — A short-handed Sayre scored a pair of early goals and made them stand up in a 2-0 win over Wellsboro Saturday night in the quarterfinals of the District 4, Class A boys soccer playoffs here at the Balls Mills Soccer Complex.
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DISTRICT 4 BOYS SOCCER: TOWNSAND'S GAME-WINNER IN OVERTIME LIFTS ATHENS OVER MIFFLINBURG IN CLASS AA QUARTERFINALS (19 PHOTOS) (2014-10-25)
Valley Sports Report
HEPBURNVILLE, Pa. — Senior Jake Townsand had never scored a game-winning goal — at any level — until Saturday in Athens' 2-1 win over Mifflinburg in the District 4, Class AA boys soccer quarterfinals here at Balls Mills Soccer Complex.
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IAC JV VOLLEYBALL: TIOGA CAPS "PERFECT SEASON" WITH SIXTH STRAIGHT OVERALL IAC TITLE (17 PHOTOS) (2014-10-25)
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER — The Tioga junior varsity volleyball team capped off a perfect season here Friday evening with a sweep of Union Springs for their sixth consecutive — four Large School and now two Small School — IAC division title.

Perfect in every season as the junior Lady Tigers finished the season at 17-0 — every match via sweeps. They also won two tournaments, winning every set in pool play. ...more

THE FINAL WORD: THOUGHTS ON FOOTBALL FRIDAY AND MORE .... (2014-10-25)
Waverly coach Jason Miller has always gone against the grain a bit with his philosophy to use the pass to set up the run.

After a rash of injuries cost the Wolverines two of their top receivers, their once potent aerial attack struggled in losses to Troy and Lansing.

Miller was very critical of himself for the failure to recognize injuries had changed the equation for the Wolverines. ...more

ON TAP TODAY: ATHENS, SAYRE BOYS IN POSTSEASON DOUBLEHEADER (2014-10-25)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — The Athens and Sayre boys will play in a postseason doubleheader this afternoon and evening at the Balls Mills Soccer Complex in Hepburnville.

The Wildcats will take on Mifflinburg at 4:30, while the Redskins will face NTL for Wellsboro for the third time this season and for the second year in a row in the postseason as well. ...more

SECTION IV FOOTBALL: TIOGA TOPS DEPOSIT / HANCOCK, 40-6, IN CLASS D QUARTERFINALS (15 PHOTOS) (2014-10-24)
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER — Junior Jesse Manuel ran for three TDs and caught a fourth to lead Tioga to a 40-6 win over Deposit / Hancock in the Section IV, Class D quarterfinals.

Tioga amassed 449 yards in total offense, while limiting D / H to just 87 yards. ...more

SECTION IV FOOTBALL: WAVERLY RUNS OVER DRYDEN, 42-15, — QUALIFIES FOR CLASS C PLAYOFFS (19 PHOTOS) (2014-10-24)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Waverly's offense roared back to life in a 42-15 win over Dryden here Friday night to lock up a Section IV, Class C playoff berth.

While the Wolverines return to the postseason for the fourth consecutive year, their string of three consecutive division titles came to an end with Lansing's 47-38 win over Watkins Glen Friday night.
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IAC VOLLEYBALL: TIOGA SWEEPS GROTON TO REPEAT AS OVERALL IAC SMALL SCHOOL CHAMP (19 PHOTOS) (2014-10-24)
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER — Tioga cruised to a sweep of Groton to repeat as overall IAC Small School champion in volleyball action here Friday evening.

The Lady Tigers, now 17-0, won by scores of 25-9, 25-10 and 25-21. ...more

NTL FOOTBALL: TROY'S GROUND GAME TOO MUCH FOR ATHENS IN 38-28 WIN (5 PHOTOS) (2014-10-24)
Valley Sports Report
TROY — Troy pounded out 400 yards on the ground and held off a pesky Athens here Friday night in a 38-28 win in NTL Large School football action at Alparon Park.

"We just didn't have an answer defensively to their running game," said Athens coach Jack Young. "It was a little frustrating because sometimes we were where we were suppose to be, but we didn't tackle well.
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NTL FOOTBALL: BRAGALONE POWERS SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT IN 55-24 WIN OVER SAYRE (10 PHOTOS) (2014-10-24)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — Senior Dominick Bragalone is the NTL's all-time leading rusher and a Division I prospect because of games like this.

Bragalone rushed for 259 yards and three TDs on just 11 carries — all in the first half — to lead South Williamsport to a 55-24 win over Sayre here Friday night in NTL Small School Division football action here at the Lockhart Street Bowl. ...more

(PDATED) SECTION IV VOLLEYBALL: UNBEATEN TIOGA TOP SEED IN CLASS D PLAYOFFS — WAVERLY OPENS ON ROAD IN CLASS C ACTION (2014-10-24)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Unbeaten Tioga has earned the top seed and a bye in the opening round of the Section IV, Class D volleyball playoffs, while Waverly will be on the road to open Class C action.
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YOUTH SOFTBALL: VALLEY STORM HOLD TRY-OUTS FOR PITCHERS, CATCHERS (2014-10-24)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — Valley Storm Travel Softball, a Valley-based girls fast-pitch travel softball organization, is looking for pitchers and catchers for their 16-18U team. ...more

YOUTH SOCCER: VALLEY YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION HOSTING MEETING SUNDAY (2014-10-24)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — The Valley Youth Soccer Association will host a meeting Sunday at 6:30 pm. here at the  Indoor Soccer Facility, located at 317 Thomas Ave. — the former Paxar Building near Riverfront Park . ...more

FROM THE PRESS BOX: WEEK 9 PICKS —  (2014-10-24)
Week 9 of the high school football season is upon us and so is the postseason as Tioga opens the Class D playoffs at home against Deposit / Hancock.

Meanwhile, Waverly faces Dryden in a game with a Class C playoff berth on the line. Sayre and Athens both face uphill battles against divisional powers.

WEEK 8: 3-1 …. OVERALL: 26-3. ...more

ON TAP TODAY: FOOTBALL FRIDAY — TIOGA HOSTS PLAYOFF GAME — WAVERLY HOSTS DRYDEN IN MUST-WIN GAME (2014-10-24)
BY TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — The postseason kicks off tonight as the Section IV, Class D quarterfinals are upon us, including a home game for Tioga.

In other action, Waverly needs a win to qualify for the Class C playoffs in Section IV, while Sayre and Athens both take on NTL powers in divisional match-ups.
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ON TAP TODAY: TIOGA HOSTS OVERALL IAC SMALL SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL TITLE GAME (2014-10-24)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Unbeaten Tioga hosts Groton for the overall IAC Small School championship tonight in the only non-football event on the schedule.
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DISTRICT 4 BOYS CROSS COUNTRY: SAYRE'S SWEET FINISHES FIFTH — EARNS THIRD TRIP TO PIAA MEET (3 PHOTOS) (2014-10-23)
Valley Sports Report
BLOOMSBURG — Sayre senior Nick Sweet will make his third trip to the PIAA Cross Country Championships next weekend after a fifth-place finish here Thursday morning at the DIstrict 4 meet.

Sweet clocked in with a time of 17:30, well off the pace of winner Griffin Molino of South Williamsport, who crossed the finish line in 15:42.

Sweet is excited to be going back to Hershey.
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DISTRICT 4 GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY: SWITCH TO CLASS AA COSTS SAYRE'S BEEMAN RETURN TRIP TO STATES (7 PHOTOS) (2014-10-23)
Valley Sports Report
BLOOMSBURG — Sayre junior Sydney Beeman ran a personal-best time here Thursday morning at the District 4, Class AA cross country championships, but she won't be making the return trip to States next week.
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NTL JUNIOR HIGH FOOTBALL: SAYRE PULLS AWAY IN 30-12 WIN OVER WYALUSING (2014-10-23)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — Kaden Rude scored three rushing TDs and James Esposito came up with two big interceptions in leading Sayre to a 30-12 win over Wyalusing here Thursday night in NTL junior high football action at the Lockhart Street Bowl. ...more

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