SCOREBOARD (2014-09-02)
BOYS SOCCER
W.GLEN ........ 1
TIOGA .......... 2 ... 2 OTs

Tigers first-ever win against Watkins Glen

WAVERLY ..... 1
S-VE ........... 7

GIRLS SOCCER
TOWANDA ..... 7
ATHENS ....... 2

Freshman Lunger nets hat trick in first varsity game

VOLLEYBALL
O-M .......... 17-8-15
WAVERLY ... 25-25-25

TIOGA .... 19-25-25-25
W.GLEN .. 25-16-23-11

MANSFIELD .. 25-25-25
SAYRE ........ 22-22-15

ATHENS .... 26-18-20-24
C.VALLEY .. 24-25-25-26

NTL GOLF
@ Corey Creek Golf Course, Mansfield

Match shortend to 13 holes by rain
MANSFIELD .... +48
ATHENS ........ +57
TOWANDA ..... +71
NEB ............. +91
WELLSBORO ... +92
SAYRE .......... +113-x
NO. TIOGA .... +113

x- won via tiebreaker

JV FOOTBALL
WYALUSING .... 0
SAYRE .......... 20
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SCOREBOARD (2014-08-30)
BOYS SOCCER
NEB ......... 0
SAYRE ...... 3

ATHENS ...... 3
N.POTTER ... 2

GIRLS SOCCER
Towanda Tournament
Semifinals

SAYRE .......... 7
WILLIAMSON ... 0

HOLY REDEEMER .. 6
TOWANDA .......... 0

Championship Game
SAYRE ............... 2
HOLY REDEEMER ... 3

Consolation Game
WILLIAMSON ..... 1
TOWANDA ......... 7
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SCOREBOARD (2014-08-29)
NTL FOOTBALL
TUNKHANNOCK .. 14
ATHENS ........... 20

SAYRE ............ 6
WYALUSING .... 63

OTHER NTL SCORES

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YOUTH VOLLEYBALL: WAVERLY REC HOLDING VOLEYBALL REGISTRATION AUG. 28 (2014-08-20)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY  Waverly Recreation will hold volleyball registration on Aug. 28 from 6-7 p.m. here at the village hall.

The program is available for fourth- through sixth-graders at a cost of $20 for the season.

Questions can be e-mailed to recreation@villageofwaverly.com ...more

FOOTBALL: ATHENS, SAYRE, WAVERLY TO HOST SCRIMMAGES (2014-08-16)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY Each of the four Valley football teams will play in a scrimmage locally with Athens, Sayre and Waverly hosting.

The scrimmage schedule is as follows:

Saturday, Aug. 16
Susquehanna at Athens, 10 a.m.

Sayre at Bucktail, 11 a.m.

Thursday, Aug. 21
Northwest, Athens at Berwick, 6 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 23
Towanda at Sayre, 10 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 30
Tioga, Owego, Chenango Valley, Horseheads and Candor at Waverly, 6 p.m. ...more

SCOREBOARD (2014-07-19)
SATURDAY
LITTLE LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
Section 3 Juniors
Championship Round
BERWICK ....... 2
ATHENS ........ 12

BERWICK ........ 4
ATHENS ......... 10

FRIDAY
LITTLE LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
Section 3 Juniors
ATHENS ......... 7
LOYALSOCK ... 5

LITTLE LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
Section 3 Juniors
ATHENS ......... 5
BERWICK ...... 16

Gilbert-Brown Tournament
(7- & 8-year-old)

Championship Game
RTL ............... 5
ATHENS ......... 9

Valley ASA Softball
Senior Division
Championship Game
LADY LIGHTNING ..... 11
FIRST CITIZENS ........ 6

@ Snyder Elementary Field

TUESDAY
Valley ASA Softball
Senior Division
Semifinals
LADY LIGHTNING ..... 5
MAX. MOBILITY ....... 1

Lady Lightning will face First Citizens Wednesday at Snyder Field, 6 p.m.

MONDAY
LITTLE LEAGUE
Joe Shaw Memorial Tournament
(Minors Division)
Championship Game

N.TIER ........ 2
ATHENS ...... 12

Gilbert-Brown Tournament
(7- & 8-year-old)

WAVERLY ...... 2
ATHENS ........ 3

Athens faces RTL in title game Wednesday at 7 p.m.

NICH.-TIOGA .... 0
RTL .............. 15
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SCOREBOARD (2014-07-13)
SUNDAY
LITTLE LEAGUE
Michael P. Esposito
Memorial Tournament
Championship Game
CANTON ........ 5
SAYRE ......... 21

SATURDAY
LITTLE LEAGUE
Joe Shaw Tournament
(Minors Division)
Consolation Bracket Finals
TROY .......... 3
N.TIER ....... 13

@ Athens Little League field

Gilbert-Brown Tornament
(7- & 8-year-old)
TOWANDA ......... 1
ATHENS .......... 14

TIO-NIC ........ 9
SAYRE .......... 8

T-L ............. 8
WAVERLY ..... 12

CANTON ...... 5
RTL ........... 19

FRIDAY
Daniel Aquilio Tournament
(Majors Division)
Championship Game
ALL. MT. ......... 5
ATHENS ........ 13

THURSDAY
LITTLE LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
District 15 Minors
Consolation Bracket Finals
SAYRE .......... 4
WELLSBORO .. 16

Shaw Memorial Minors Tournament
Winner's Bracket Finals

TROY .......... 2
ATHENS ...... 12

Consolaton Bracket Semifinals
NEBALL ......... 0
NO. TIER ...... 16

Gilbert-Brown Tournament
(7- & 8-year-old)
RTL ............ 8
WAVERLY .... 3

T-L ............ 8
CANTON .....14.

TIOGA .......... 11
TOWANDA ...... 1

WAVERLY REC.
SUMMER BASEBALL
Championship Game
S-VE ........... 3
LEGION ....... 3

Game called due to darkness

Consolation Game
VFW
CROFT

WEDNESDAY
LITTLE LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
District 15 Juniors
Best-of-3 Championship Series
S.TIOGA ......... 4
ATHENS ........ 19

Athens sweeps series to win District title

Michael P. Esposito Tournament
Winner's Bracket Finals

SAYRE ....... 11
ALL. MT. ...... 1

District 15 Minors
Consolation Bracket Finals
P-M BLUE .... 9
SAYRE .......... 12

Gilbert-Brown Tournament
(7- & 8-year-old)
CANTON ...... 5
WAVERLY .... 9

RTL ........ 10
T-L ............ 0
 
SAYRE ........ 1
ATHENS ..... 11

VALLEY ASA SOFTBALL
Senior Division
Semifinals
FIRST CIT. ..... 9
TIOGA ............ 7

TUESDAY
WAVERLY REC.
SUMMER BASEBALL
Semifinals

LEGION ..... 4
VFW ......... 3

Legion faces S-VE Thursday at 6 p.m. in title game

VALLEY ASA SOFTBALL
Senior Division
FIRST CIT.
TIOGA ....... PPD

Re-scheduled for Wednesday at Riverfront Park

MAX. MOBILITY .... 3 
LADY LIGHTNING .. 4 ... SUSP. 2nd

Will resume July 15 at Snyder Field.

LITTLE LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
District 15 Minors
Consolaton Bracket Finals
P-M BLUE
SAYRE  .........  PPD.

Re-scheduled for Wednesday

7- & 8-YEAR OLD
Athens Tournament

SAYRE ........ 9
TOWANDA ... 4 ... F / 5

Game stopped after five innings due to rain

CANTON ....... 1
WAVERLY ..... 6 .... SUSP. 3rd

Will resume Wednesday at 4:30 on Pennsylvania Ave. Field

RTL
T-L ..........  PPD.

MONDAY
WAVERLY REC.
SUMMER BASEBALL
Semifinals

LEGION
VFW ........... ppd.

Re-scheduled for Tuesday at 4 p.m.

CROFT ........ 1
S-VE .......... 3

LITTLE LEAGUE
District 15 Juniors
Best-of-3 Finals

Game 1
ATHENS ....... 11
S.TIOGA ....... 6

District 15 Majors
Aquilio Tournament

Winner's Bracket Finals
ATHENS ......... 9
ALL. MT. ....... 8

7- & 8-YEAR OLD
Athens Tournament

TIOGA ........... 4
ATHENS ........ 11

SAYRE ........ 6
TOWANDA ... 0 ... Susp.

Called due to lightning in bottom of third inning. Game will be completed Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Sayre Minior League field.
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SCOREBOARD (2014-07-06)
SUNDAY
LITTLE LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
District 15 Majors
Winner's Bracket Finals
SAYRE .......... 14
WELLSBORO .. 22

District 15 Minors
Joe Shaw Tournament

TOWANDA ........ 0
ATHENS ......... 11

N.TIER ........... 5
TROY ............. 9


SATURDAY
LITTLE LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
District 15 Majors
Consolation Bracket Finals
SAYRE ................ 2
POTTER-McKEAN  .. 19

District 15 Juniors
Michael P. Esposito
Memorial Tournament
CANTON ........ 6
SAYRE .......... 9

THURSDAY
LITTLE LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
District 15 Majors
Winner's Bracket Finals
WELLSBORO .. 7
SAYRE .......... 4

District 15 (10-11)
SULLIVAN .... 22
SAYRE ......... 4

WEDNESDAY
LITTLE LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
District 15 Minors
RTL .......... 2
SAYRE ..... 10

Aquilio Tournament
NEBALL ...... 5
ATHENS ..... 4

District 15 Juniors
ATHENS ....... 13
SAYRE .......... 4

TUESDAY
LITTLE LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
District 6 Minors
WAVERLY ....... 0
BIG FLATS ..... 12

MONDAY
LITTLE LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
District 15 Minors
Quarterfinals

MONTROSE .... 4
SAYRE ......... 20

Aquilio Tournament

TOWANDA .... 0
ATHENS ...... 10

District 6 Majors

BIG FLATS ...... 21
WAVERLY ....... 11 ... 8 inn.

District 15 Juniors
TUNKHANNOCK .. 2
ATHENS .......... 10

TOWANDA ..... 3
SAYRE ......... 22
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IAC BOYS SOCCER: TIOGA EDGES WATKINS GLEN, 2-1, IN DOUBLE-OT FIRST WIN OVER SENECAS IN PROGRAM HISTORY (6 PHOTOS) (2014-09-02)
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER  Tioga opened the 2014 season in historic fashion with the program's first-ever win over Watkins Glen a 2-1 double-overtime decision here Tuesday afternoon in IAC boys soccer action.
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NTL VOLLEYBALL: MANSFIELD NOTCHES HARD-FOUGHT SWEEP OF SAYRE (14 PHOTOS) (2014-09-02)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE  Mansfield earned a hard-fought 3-0 sweep over Sayre here Tuesday night in NTL volleyball action.
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NTL VOLLEYBALLL: COWANESQUE VALLEY RALLIES TO TOP ATHENS, 3-1 (2014-09-02)
Valley Sports Report
WESTFIELD, Pa. Athens won the first game, but Cowanesque Valley reeled off three straight victories for a hard-fought 3-1 win here Tuesday night in NTL volleyball action.
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NTL GOLF: MANSFIELD WINS RAIN-SHORTENED MATCH ON HOME COURSE (2014-09-02)
Valley Sports Report
MANSFIELD  Mansfield defended its home course Tuesday to hand Athens its first loss of the season in a rain-shortened round here at the Corey Creek Golf Course in NTL golf action.
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IAC BOYS SOCCER: S-VE ROLLS TO 7-1 WIN OVER WAVERLY (10 PHOTOS) (2014-09-02)
Valley Sports Report
SPENCER  Spencer-Van Etten scored early and often and kept the pressure on Waverly's defense the entire game in a 7-1 season-opening win here Tuesday afternoon in IAC boys soccer action. ...more

IAC VOLLEYBALL: TIOGA RALLIES FOR 3-1 WIN OVER WATKINS GLEN IN SEASON OPENER (2014-09-02)
Valley Sports Report
WATKINS GLEN Tioga dropped the first game but rallied for a 3-1 win over Watkins Glen here Tuesday night in IAC volleyball action.
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IAC VOLLEYBALL: WAVERLY BREEZES TO SEAON-OPENING WIN OVER O-M (2014-09-02)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY  Waverly breezed to a season-opening sweep of Odessa-Montour here Tuesday night in IAC volleyball action.
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THE FINAL WORD: A LOOK AT THE OPENING WEEKEND OF THE 2014 FALL SEASON (2014-09-02)
The Final Word returns for the 2014 season.

Normally, the column will run shortly after the completion of the night's coverage has been posted on the site. However, with the holiday weekend providing the last vestige of summer, a look at the weekend's action was put on hold until today.

Anyway, let's start with Friday night on the gridiron. ...more

IAC VOLLEYBALL: WAVERLY COACH SAYS YOUNG LADY WOLVERINES FACE LEARNING CURVE (12 PHOTOS) (2014-09-02)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY  With six seniors lost to graduation, Waverly coach Kesha Sinsabaugh believes there could be some bumps in the road early for the Lady Wolverines early in the 2014 season.
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IAC VOLLEYBALL: TIOGA AIMING TO REPEAT LAST YEAR'S SUCCESS (2014-09-02)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER  A year removed from a trip to the New York State semifinals, Tioga volleyball coach Des Ford said her team is looking to make a return trip.
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ON TAP TODAY: FALL SEASON IN FULL SWING AS N.Y. TEAMS BEGIN PLAY (2014-09-02)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY  The fall sports season revs into high gear today as New York State opens play, too.

The schedule features nine events, including home games for the Tioga boys and Athens girls soccer teams, as well as the Waverly and Sayre volleyball teams and the Sayre JV football team. ...more

IAC BOYS SOCCER: WAVERLY HAS NUMBERS, HIGH HOPES FOR 2014 (10 PHOTOS) (2014-09-02)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY  Depth is not something Waverly coach Tara Hogan has had the luxury of worrying about, but she believes in 2014 the Wolverines have options at every position on the field.
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IAC BOYS SOCCER: EXPERIENCE LIFTS EXPECTATIONS FOR TIOGA IN 2014 (11 PHOTOS) (2014-09-02)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER  Tioga boys soccer coach Jim Howey has a lot of familiar faces returning this season and he believes that experience has the Tigers primed for a successful ...more

YOUTH FOOTBALL: WAVERLY 'A' TEAM RUNS MARK TO 2-0 'B' AND 'C' TEAMS FALL TO 0-2 (4 PHOTOS) (2014-09-01)
Valley Sports Report
WATKINS GLEN  Waverly 'A' ran its record to 2-0 on the season here Sunday afternoon with a win over Schuyler County, while the 'B' and 'C' teams both fell to 0-2 in the Southern Tier Youth Football Conference action. ...more

YOUTH FOOTBALL: TIOGA 'A' BLOWS OUT M-E BLUE, 32-6 (2014-09-01)
Valley Sports Report
MAINE Brady Worthing scored five TDs to lead the Tioga 'A' to a 32-6 win over Maine-Endwell Blue here Sunday afternoon in Southern Tier Youth Football Conference action.
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YOUTH FOOTBALL: TIOGA "C" ROLLS OVER M-E BLUE. 30-6 (2014-09-01)
Valley Sports Report
MAINE Three different players scored TDs to lead Tioga to an impressive, 40-6, win over Maine-Endwell Blue here Sunday afternoon in Southern Tier Youth Football Conference "C" Division football action.

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MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK: ATHENS' YOUNG PLEASED WITH WIN, BUT BELIEVES WILDCATS CAPABLE OF MORE (4 PHOTOS) (2014-09-01)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS Athens coach Jack Young was pleased with the Wildcats' 20-14 win over Tunkhannock Friday night, but believes his team is capable of more.
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MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK: HANAFIN SAYS BIG LOSS AT WYALUSING AN "EYE-OPENER" FOR REDSKINS (2014-09-01)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE Sayre coach Larry Hanafin said the Redskins 63-6 loss at Wyalusing Friday was a rude welcome to varsity football for his young team, which boasts just four seniors.
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NTL JUNIOR HIGH SOCCER: ATHENS KNOCKS OFF WELLSBORO, 3-1, IN SEASON OPENER (2014-08-31)
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS  Athens jumped ahead quickly and cruised to a season-opening, 3-1, win over Wellsboro here Saturday in NTL junior high soccer action.
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COLLEGE SOCCER: SAYRE GRAD MURRELLE SCORES FIRST TWO COLLEGIATE GOALS IN LOSS (2014-08-31)
Valley Sports Report
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. Sayre grad Seth Murrelle, a freshman at Penn State-Altoona, scored his first two collegiate goals Saturday in a 4-2 loss to King's College. ...more

NTL VOLLEYBALL: SAYRE, ATHENS OPEN 2014 SEASON AT LYCOMING TOURNAMENT (2014-08-31)
Valley Sports Report
WILLIAMSPORT  Sayre and Athens opened their 2014 seasons at the annual Lycoming Tournament and were both dealt defeats in the semifinals here Saturday afternoon.
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SECTION IV FOOTBALL: WAVERLY'S MILLER, TIOGA'S AIELLO PLEASED AFTER SIX-TEAM SCRIMMAGE (8 PHOTOS) (2014-08-30)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY  Waverly coach Jason Miller and Tioga coach Nick Aiello both gave their teams passing marks for their performance here Saturday night in a six-team scrimmage at the newly-refurbished War Memorial Stadium.
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NTL CROSS COUNTRY: SAYRE'S SWEET FINISHES SECOND AT BEAR MOUNTAIN RIVER RUN BEEMAN FINISHES 16TH (2014-08-30)
Valley Sports Report
LOCK HAVEN, Pa.  Sayre ace Nick Sweet ran to a second-place finish here Saturday morning at the 16th Annual Bear Mountain River Run, hosted by Lock Haven University, on the 5,000-meter West Branch cross country course.
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NTL BOYS SOCCER: SEGAR PLAYS DUAL ROLE IN LEADING ATHENS TO SEASON-OPENING WIN OVER NORTHERN POTTER (2014-08-30)
Valley Sports Report
ULYSSES, Pa.  Ryan Segar scored a goal in the first half, then made a key save late in the game to help Athens to a season-opening, 3-2, win over Northern Potter Saturday morning in NTL boys soccer action.
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NTL GIRLS SOCCER: HOLY REDEEMER EDGES SAYRE, 3-2, IN TOWANDA TOURNAMENT TITLE GAME (22 PHOTOS) (2014-08-30)
Valley Sports Report
TOWANDA  Mickie Kaminski scored her second goal of the game with 17:59 remaining in the game and Holy Redeemer held on for a 3-2 win over Sayre in the championship game of the Towanda Tournament here Saturday afternoon.
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NTL BOYS SOCCER: SAYRE OPENS DEFENSE OF NTL CROWN WITH 3-0 WIN OVER NEB (16 PHOTOS) (2014-08-30)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE Sayre scored three goal in a seven-minute span late in the first half to open defense of their NTL crown with a 3-0 win over Northeast Bradford in NTL boys soccer action here Saturday morning at the Lockhart Street Bowl.
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ON TAP TODAY: SAYRE BOYS OPEN DEFENSE OF NTL TITLE (2014-08-30)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY The fall season picks up steam Saturday with boys and girls soccer, volleyball and cross country all on the docket.

The only home game in the Valley features the defending NTL boys soccer champions hosting Northeast Bradford this morning, while the Sayre girls are in action at the Towanda Tournament. ...more

NTL FOOTBALL: JENNINGS, WYALUSING RUN WILD IN 63-6 ROUT OF SAYRE (8 PHOTOS) (2014-08-29)
Valley Sports Report
WYALUSING  Sayre drew first blood late in the first quarter, but Wyalusing reeled off 63 unanswered points and churned out 553 yards on the ground in a 63-6 rout here Friday night in NTL non-divisional football action. ...more

NTL FOOTBALL: OPPORTUNISTIC ATHENS TOPS TUNKHANNOCK, 20-14, IN SEASON OPENER (17 PHOTOS) (2014-08-29)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS  Athens took advantage of a pair of Tunkhannock special teams miscues to score a pair of touchdowns in a season-opening, 20-14, win here Friday night at Alumni Stadium in non-league football action.
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NTL GIRLS SOCCER: EXPERIENCED LADY REDSKINS SET TO OPEN 2014 SEASON (2014-08-29)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE Sayre girls soccer coach Tracy Mennig has a large group of veterans returning, but most of her depth in 2014 could come from a large freshman class.

The Lady Redskins kick off the 2014 schedule Saturday morning against Williamson at the Towanda Tournament.
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NTL BOYS SOCCER: LEZAK BELIEVES WILDCATS TEAM TO BEAT IN NTL IN 2014 (2014-08-29)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS  Longtime Athens boys soccer coach Jake Lezak checks his roster and sees a young, but talented group that he believes will challenge for the NTL title in 2014.

As a matter of fact, Lezak believes the Wildcats, who open their 2014 schedule Saturday at Northern Potter, are the the team to beat. ...more

NTL VOLLEYBALL: NEW SAYRE COACH SEARCHING FOR 'RIGHT MIX' ON EVE OF 2014 SEASON (10 PHOTOS) (2014-08-29)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE First-year Sayre coach Darlene Wampole is searching for the "right mix" as the 2014 season is set to get underway.

The Lady Redskins open their 2014 schedule Saturday at the Lycoming Tournament. ...more

FROM THE PRESS BOX: WEEK 1 PICKS AND A LOOK INTO THE CRYSTAL BALL AT ATHENS AND SAYRE, THE NTL AND DISTRICT 4 (2014-08-29)
The 2014 high school football season is upon us, at least in Pa., and Athens and Sayre both open up tonight.

Picking games in Week 1 is always the most difficult it's like flying blind.

I finished the 2013 season with a record of 31-9, which is a .775 winning percentage. ...more

ON TAP TODAY: FOOTBALL FRIDAY FEATURES OPENING NIGHT OF FOOTBALL IN PA. (2014-08-29)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY  The 2014 high school football season opens tonight in Pa. with Athens hosting a non-league foe and Sayre on the road in a non-divisional NTL match-up.
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NTL FOOTBALL: HANAFIN, YOUNG AMONG THOSE WHO BELIEVE NTL STRONGER THAN IT'S BEEN IN YEARS (2014-08-29)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS  Count Sayre coach Larry Hanafin and Athens coach Jack Young among those who think the NTL is better than it has been in years.
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NTL FOOTBALL: YOUNG HOPES DEPTH WILL HELP WILDCATS DELIVER IN 2014 (2014-08-29)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS  Longtime Athens coach Jack Young knows his Athens Wildcats will only be as good in 2014 as they are up front.

Young also believes his Wildcats, who open the 2014 schedule at home Friday night against Tunkhannock, have a great deal of depth to work with in finding the right mix in the trenches. ...more

NTL FOOTBALL: REDSKINS UNVEIL NEW OFFENSE IN 2014 (2014-08-29)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE The 2014 season will bring a new look on the offensive side of the ball for the Sayre Redskins, but coach Larry Hanafin said it still boils down to everyone doing their job.

"Everyone has to do their job, trust that everyone around them will do theirs and ultimately have faith that things will work," he said.

The Redskins, who open their 2014 schedule Friday night at Wyalusing, ...more

NTL VOLLEYBALL: LADY WILDCATS READY TO OPEN 2014 SEASON (2014-08-28)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS  First- year coach Alison Novak is no stranger to the Athens volleyball program, but there has been a small learning curve as the team prepares for the 2014 season.

The Lady Wildcats open their 2014 schedule Saturday at the Lycoming Tournament. ...more

NTL VOLLEYBALL: FORMER JV COACH RETURNS TO ATHENS TO TAKE REIGNS OF PROGRAM (2014-08-28)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS  A new, but familiar face has returned to take the reigns of the Athens volleyball program this season in former JV coach and Athens grad Alison Novak.
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NTL CROSS COUNTRY: COACH EXPECTS SAYRE BOYS TO MAKE 'IMPACT' ON LEAGUE TITLE RACE, WHILE LADY REDSKINS STRUGGLE WITH NUMBERS (2014-08-28)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE Longtime coach Randy Felt believes the Sayre boys will "make an impact" in the NTL this season, while the Lady Redskins are struggling to field a full team.

Sayre opens its 2014 schedule at the Bear Mountain Invitational at Lock Haven University Saturday morning. ...more

NTL BOYS SOCCER: WILLIAMS' RETURN IMPACTS SAYRE'S CHANCES OF TITLE REPEAT (2014-08-28)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE A year removed from its first NTL title since 2002, Sayre will need to replace several key seniors if a repeat performance is in the cards.

Sayre opens defense of its crown and its 2014 schedule Saturday morning when it hosts Northeast Bradford at 10 a.m. at the Lockhart Street Bowl. ...more

NTL GOLF: ATHENS POSTS SECOND STRAIGHT WIN SAYRE FINISHES SEVENTH (2014-08-27)
Valley Sports Report
WESTFIELD, Pa.  Athens used superior depth with its top four golfers shooting 93 or better and all six carding 97 or better to post its second consecutive win to open the season here Tuesday afternoon in NTL golf action at the River Valley Golf Course. ...more

'CHOICE RADIO' TO BROADCAST 12 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GAMES THIS FALL (2014-08-25)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY  WATS-WAVR "Choice Radio" will broadcast 12 football games this fall with veteran play-by-play voice Mike Miller and color analyst Bob Baker again at the microphones.
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SAYRE FOOTBALL TEAM, COACHES AND SEVERAL ATHENS PLAYERS ACCEPT "ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE" FOR ALS (6 PHOTOS) (2014-08-24)
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE Following its scrimmage against Towanda Saturday at the Lockhart Street Bowl, the Sayre football team and coaching staff accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS.
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YOUTH FOOTBALL: WAVERLY 'A,' TIOGA 'B' AND 'C' TEAMS NOTCH SEASON-OPENING WINS (24 PHOTOS) (2014-08-24)
PUBLISHER'S NOTE: More details on the games will be posted once they are provided.



Valley Sports Report

TIOGA CENTER Waverly''s 'A' team opened the 2014 Southern Tier Youth Football Conference schedule with a 19-13 overtime win here Saturday, while the Tioga 'B' and 'C' teams rolled to convincing victories at Haggerty Field. ...more

NTL FOOTBALL: SAYRE TAKES ON TOWANDA IN FINAL PRE-SEASON TUNE-UP (22 PHOTOS) (2014-08-23)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE  Sayre hosted Towanda Saturday morning in its final preseason tune-up and coach Larry Hanafin said he thought Redskins came to play.
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IAC VOLLEYBALL: WAVERLY COACH USING PRESEASON TO FIND RIGHT MIX (14 PHOTOS) (2014-08-22)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY  Waverly volleyball coach Kesha Sinsabaugh may have to brush up on her chemistry this preseason as she looks to replace six seniors with what she refers to as "a whole new team."
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IAC GIRLS SWIM: NUMBERS UP AS YOUNG LADY WOLVERINES PREPARE FOR 2014 SEASON (2014-08-22)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY  The numbers are up and Waverly girls swim coach Amy Steck says the Lady Wolverines are working hard in preparation for the 2014 season.
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IAC VOLLEYBALL: TIOGA PIPELINE FEATURES 10 PLAYING COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL THIS FALL (2014-08-21)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER Tioga volleyball coach Des Ford's program has become quite popular among college coaches recently with 10 former Lady Tigers preparing to play at the next level this fall.
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IAC VOLLEYBALL: TIOGA WILL 'START OVER' IN 2014, DESPITE TRIP TO STATE SEMIFINALS LAST SEASON (14 PHOTOS) (2014-08-21)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER Success normally brings numbers and Tioga volleyball coach Des Ford is seeing that again as the 2014 preseason begins on the heels of the Lady Tigers' Section IV, Class D title and trip to the New York State semifinals.
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