Valley Sports Report for Penn York Valley




HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: SCRIMMAGE SCHEDULE
(2019-08-07)
Saturday, Aug. 17
Athens at Susquehanna, 10 a.m.
Sayre at Northwest, 11 a.m.

Friday, Aug. 30
SVEC, Harpursville at Waverly, 11 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 31
Tioga, O-M / WG at Owego, 10 a.m. ...more

WAVERLY BASKETBALL SUMMER LEAGUE
(2019-07-18)
PLAYOFFS
Quarterfinals
Candor 52, Mansfield 37
Waverly 49, Troy 43
Athens 40, Spencer 35
Watkins Glen 42, Edison 17

Semifinals
Watkins Glen 40, Candor 39
Waverly 57, Athens 38

Championship Game
Waverly 67, Watkins Glen 59
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WAVERLY BASKETBALL SUMMER LEAGUE
(2019-07-09)
STANDINGS
W.GLEN …… 7-1
WAVERLY … 6-2
ATHENS ….. 6-2
M’FIELD ….. 6-2
TROY ……... 6-2
CANDOR ..… 6-2
S-VE …….... 4-4
EDISON ….. 3-5
TOWANDA .. 2-6
HHEADS JV . 1-7
ELMIRA JV . 1-7
N.DAME ….. 1-7

JULY 3

Watkins Glen 48, Waverly 30
Watkins Glen 50, Athens 34
Waverly 46, Horseheads 27
Athens 51, Towanda 14
Candor 42, S-VE 29
Candor 34, Horseheads 21
Troy 45, Edison 32
Troy 66, Notre Dame 57
S-VE 45, Elmira 40
Towanda 41, Elmira 33
Mansfield 51, Notre Dame 42
Mansfield 44, Edison 30


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JV LEAGUE STANDINGS
ATHENS ….. 7-0
WAVERLY … 7-0
CANDOR .… 4-3
S-VE …….... 4-3
M’FIELD ….. 3-4
TROY ……... 3-4
EDISON ….. 3-4
SAYRE …… 3-4
W.GLEN …… 1-6
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YOUTH BASEBALL
(2019-06-27)
GILBERT-BROWN
8U TOURNAMENT

Pool Play
Final Standings

WAVERLY . 3-0
ATHENS …. 2-1
NEBALL …. 2-1
TROY ……. 2-1
SAYRE ….. 1-2
CANTON .. 1-2
T-LAWR …. 1-2
SUS AREA . 0-3

Single-Elimination
Bracket Play

Monday

WAVERLY ... 12
SUS. AREA … 2

TROY ....... 3
SAYRE ...... 6

Tuesday
ATHENS ... 10
T-LAWR ….. 0

NEB ....... 9
CANTON . 12

Wednesday
Semifinals

SAYRE ...... 5
WAVERLY ... 15

Thursday
CANTON ... 0
ATHENS …. 10

Saturday
Championship Game
WAVERLY ... 5
ATHENS ..... 4
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VALLEY SPORTS REPORT: 'ALL-VALLEY WEEK,' AND 2018-19 YEAR-END AWARDS
(2019-06-21)Valley Sports Report
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

WAVERLY BASKETBALL SUMMER LEAGUE
(2019-06-12)
STANDINGS
WAVERLY … 4-0
ATHENS ….. 4-0
M’FIELD ….. 4-0
W.GLEN …… 3-1
TROY ……... 3-1
CANDOR ..… 2-2
S-VE …….... 1-3
HHEADS JV . 1-3
ELMIRA JV . 1-3
EDISON ….. 1-3
N.DAME ….. 0-4
TOWANDA .. 0-4

June 12
Waverly 56, Notre Dame 27
Waverly 38, S-VE 35
Athens 39, Candor 34    
Athens 53, Notre Dame 33
Watkins Glen 43, Horseheads 12
Watkisn Glen 78, Elmira 29
Mansfield 45, Horseheads 44
Mansfield 55, Elmira 36
Troy 58, Towanda 22
Troy 47, S-VE 36
Edison 52, Towanda 42
Candor 42, Edison 35
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PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD
(2019-06-06)

SOFTBALL
NYS Class B Playoffs
Quarterfinals
WAVERLY . 1
ONEIDA .... 3

BASEBALL
NYS Class C Playoffs
Quarterfinals
C'TOWN . 8
TIOGA ... 7

WAVERLY HOOP
SUMMER LEAGUE
Wednesday
Waverly 65, Edison 25
Waverly 43, Troy 37
Athens 43, S-VE 33
Athens 72, Elmira 40
Troy 41, Horseheads 23
Horseheads 50, Edison 38
Mansfield 40, Watkins Glen 39
Mansfield 54, Towanda 26
Candor 52, Towanda 22
Elmira 43, Notre Dame 39
S-VE 55, Notre Dame 34
Watkins Glen 46, Candor 37

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PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD
(2019-06-01)
SOFTBALL
Section IV Playoffs
Class B Championship
2-WAVERLY ... 2
1-SUS. VAL. ... 1
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NTL VOLLEYBALL: COMING OFF FIRST POSTSEASON APPEARANCE IN A DECADE, EXCITEMENT SURROUNDS ATHENS PROGRAM AS 2019 PRESASON OPENS (2019-08-15)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — In 2018, her first year at Athens, Heather Hanson led the Lady Wildcat volleyball team to their its first postseason appearance in more than a decade. With the 2019 preseason underway, excitement surrounds the Athens program. ...more

WAVERLY REC. 3-ON-3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT EVAN DAVIES (2019-08-14)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — The inaugural Waverly Rec. 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, sponsored by Hemp Geek and Tomasso’s Restaurant & Golf Course, will be held Sept. 21 here on Broad Street.
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RIVER ROAD MEDIA GROUP, CIRCLE W SPORTS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO PROVIDE ATHLETIC WEB SITE FOR WAVERLY CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT (2019-08-14)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — River Road Media Group, parent company of Valley Sports Report, and Circle W Sports announced a partnership Sunday with the Waverly Central School District to provide an athletic Web site for all Wolverine sports. ...more

NTL BOYS SOCCER: DEFENDING DISTRICT CHAMPION ATHENS EXCITED TO BE BACK ON FIELD FOR 2019 (16 PHOTOS) (2019-08-14)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — Longtime Athens boys soccer coach Jake Lezak is excited to be back on the field in the wake of last season’s District 4, Class AAA title, and first-ever state playoff win. Better yet, the Wildcats have ...more

NTL BOYS SOCCER: NUMBERS LOW AT SAYRE AS PRESEASON CAMP OPENS (13 PHOTOS) (2019-08-13)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — First-year Sayre boys soccer coach Greg Hughey said numbers were “a little low” as the 2019 preseason began Monday. ...more

NTL GIRLS SOCCER: DEFENDING DISTRICT CHAMPS RETURN TO FIELD IN PREPARATION FOR 2019 (16 PHOTOS) (2019-08-13)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — The defending District 4, Class AAA champion Athens Lady Wildcats hit the practice field for the first time Monday, and it felt like a holiday for coach Rich Pitts. ...more

NTL FOOTBALL: SAYRE'S GORMAN GLAD TO BACK ON FIELD WITH 'NOT BAD' NUMBERS (16 PHOTOS) (2019-08-12)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
SAYRE — Second-year Sayre football coach Kevin Gorman is pleased to be back on the field, and says the Redskins numbers for 2019 “are not bad.”
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NTL FOOTBALL: ATHENS OPENS 2019 PRESEASON WITH 'SOLID' NUMBERS (2019-08-12)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — Athens was the first Valley team to hit the practice fields for the 2019 season this morning, and longtime coach Jack Young couldn’t have been happier about it.
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FROM THE PRESS BOX: BUCKLE UP! YEAR 11 FOR VALLEY SPORTS REPORT COULD BE OFF THE CHARTS (2019-08-12)
The 11th year of Valley Sports Report’s high school sports coverage begins today, and if the first 10 years are any indication of what to expect, it’s going to be off the charts. ...more

FROM THE PRESS BOX: VALLEY SPORTS REPORT MARKS 10TH ANNIVERSARY (2019-08-10)
Today marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of Valley Sports Report, and what a ride it’s been.

I’ve been blessed to cover tremendously talented teams, and individuals, including many Division I athletes here in our “little Valley.” ...more

YOUTH BASEBALL (12U): STEALIN' HOME WRAPS UP PLAY AT SANDCASTLE OPEN — REACHES QUARTERFINALS (17 PHOTOS) (2019-08-09)
Valley Sports Report
GEORGETOWN, Del. — The Stealin’ Home 12U travel baseball team wrapped up it 2019 season by reaching the quarterfinals of the Sandcastle Open Sunday here at the Sports at the Beach Sports Complex.
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TAYLOR MADE: TAKING A LOOK AROUND (2019-08-06)
There’s been a lot of sports-related things going on recently. Here’s a look at some of the highlights. 
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DEMOLITION DERBY CAR TO HONOR SPECIAL OLYMPIAN (7 PHOTOS) (2019-08-05)
BY TIM TAYLOR 
Valley Sports Report 
OWEGO — Jared’s Olympic Journey has traveled many a mile to locations like Seattle, Washington and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. It’s been an exciting trek for Special Olympian Jared Lamb, but that ride is about to get a little bit rough.  ...more

SECTION IV FOOTBALL: NYSPHSAA CENTRAL COMMITTEE APPROVES CHANGES TO CLASSIFICATION NUMBERS (2019-08-03)
Valley Sports Report
VERONA, N.Y. — In light of the number of schools moving to 8-man football, the NYSPHSAA Central Committee approved new classification numbers for the 2020 and 2021 football seasons at its annual meeting Tuesday.
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YOUTH WRESTLING: STATE FAIR CHALLENGE SET FOR AUG. 24-25 (2019-08-03)
Valley Sports Report
SYRACUSE — The New York State Fair Challenge is set for Aug. 24-25 and is open to all high school eligible wrestlers.
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YOUTH SOFTBALL: VALLEY STORM 16U, 18U TRAVEL TEAMS HOSTING TRYOUTS IN AUGUST (2019-08-02)
Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Valley Storm Travel Softball 16U and 18U tryouts for the 2019-2020 season will be held between Aug. 7 and Aug. 12 at Athens Area High School field on Pennsylvania Avenue. ...more

SECTION IV FOOTBALL: WAVERLY'S MILLER LOOKING FORWARD TO 'GRIND' OF CLASS B SCHEDULE (2019-07-29)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Waverly returns to the rugged world of Section IV, Class B football this fall, and longtime coach Jason Miller is looking forward to the challenge.
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SECTION IV FOOTBALL: TIOGA'S AIELLO LIKES 'COMPETITIVE' 2019 SCHEDULE (2019-07-28)
By TIM BIRNEY
Valley Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER — Longtime Tioga football coach Nick Aiello is use to opening the season against tough opponents, having faced Newark Valley or Chenango Forks in six of their last seven season openers. ...more

SCHOLASTIC TRACK & FIELD: WAVERLY'S CHANDLER HITS NEW PERSONAL-BEST IN POLE VAULT (2019-07-27)
Valley Sports Report
LANSING — Waverly senior Isaac Chandler took another step, or leap, forward in his quest for a New York State pole vault title.

Chandler cleared the bar at a personal-bset 16-feet on July 18 to win the Tompkins County Pole Vault Club Thursday Vault, which is a U.S.A. Track & Field-sanctioned event. ...more

PENNSYLVANIA LITTLE LEAGUE (MINORS): VALLEY WEST ELIMINATES ATHENS FROM STATE TOURNAMENT (21 PHOTOS) (2019-07-25)
BY TIM TAYLOR
Valley Sports Report
WELLSBORO — Valley West overcame what appeared to be first-game jitters at the 2019 Little League Pennsylvania 8- to 10-year-old State Championship to defeat Athens, 12-0, in an elimination game Thursday afternoon.
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PENNSYLVANIA LITTLE LEAGUE (MINORS): ATHENS DROPS STATE TOURNAMENT OPENER (24 PHOTOS) (2019-07-23)
BY TIM TAYLOR
Valley Sports Report
WELLSBORO — Baseball is a game of offense, defense and pitching. If you are solid in those three aspects chances are you will field a pretty competitive team.
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YOUTH SOFTBALL: CONKLIN RAIDERS HOSTING TRY-OUTS FOR ALL AGE GROUPS (2019-07-24)
Valley Sports Report
ENDICOTT — The Conklin Raiders Fastpitch travel softball program will be holding try-outs for all age groups — 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U, and 18U Gold — between July 31 and Aug. 7 here at Union-Endicott High School. ...more

WAVERLY LITTLE LEAGUE (8U): WAVERLY FINISHES OFF PERFECT SUMMER WITH THIRD TOURNAMENT TITLE (2019-07-22)
Valley Sports Report
ELMIRA — The Waverly Little League 8U travel team completed a perfect season Sunday with an 11-9 win over West Elmira in the championship game of the West Elmira 8U Tournament.

With the win, Waverly captured its third tournament title of the summer, and finished with a 15-0 record.
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SECTION III LITTLE LEAGUE (MINORS): ATHENS WINS SECTION III TITLE — ADVANCES TO STATES (2019-07-21)
Valley Sports Report
TREMONT, Pa. — The Athens Minors are headed to States.

Athens scored 10 runs in the bottom of the first inning — all with two outs, and Eli Hicks turned in a strong performance on the mound in an 11-1 four-inning win over Jersey Shore in the winner-take-all championship game of the double-elimination Section III baseball playoffs here Sunday evening.
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SECTION III LITTLE LEAGUE (MINORS): JERSEY SHORE RALLIES TO EDGE ATHENS, 13-10 — FORCES WINNER-TAKE-ALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME FOR TRIP TO STATES (2019-07-20)
Valley Sports Report
TREMONT, Pa. — Jersey Shore overcame an eight-run first-inning outburst by Athens, rallying for a 13-10 win here Saturday night to force a winner-take-all championship game in the double-elimination Section III Little League baseball playoffs. ...more

YOUTH BASEBALL: NICHOLS-TIOGA GOES 1-2 AT WEST ELMIRA 8U TOURNEY (20 PHOTOS) (2019-07-19)
Valley Sports Report
ELMIRA — Nichols-Tioga posted a big win over Tioga Lawrenceville at the West Elmira 8U Tournament, but dropped contests with Elmira and Owego.
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YOUTH BASEBALL: WAVERLY SWEEPS DOUBLEHEADER AT WEST ELMIRA 8U TOURNAMENT (20 PHOTOS) (2019-07-19)
Valley Sports Report
ELMIRA — Waverly won a pair of games at the West Elmira 8U Tournament Thursday, rolling to a 22-10 victory over Elmira before defeating Owego, 14-9. ...more

SECTION III LITTLE LEAGUE (MINORS): ATHENS RALLIES FOR 'WALK-OFF' WIN OVER CRESSONA — WILL PLAY FOR BERTH AT STATES SATURDAY (2019-07-18)
Valley Sports Report
TREMONT, Pa. — Connor Davidson stroked a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning to cap Athens’ two-day, 15-14, come-from-behind win over Cressona Area here Thursday night to advance to the championship game of the Section III Little League baseball playoffs. ...more

WAVERLY BASKETBALL SUMMER LEAGUE: WAVERLY WINS CHAMPIONSHIP — ATHENS REACHES SEMIS (24 PHOTOS) (2019-07-18)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Waverly won three games Wednesday night, including the championship game, to win the Waverly Summer League Basketball varsity playoffs.
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SECTION IV FOOTBALL: WAVERLY CATCHES GLIMPSE OF 2019 TEAM IN SCRIMMAGE WITH HARPURSVILLE / AFTON (24 PHOTOS) (2019-07-17)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Waverly caught a glimpse of its 2019 football team Tuesday evening during a scrimmage against Harpursville / Afton at War Memorial Stadium here.
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SECTION III LITTLE LEAGUE (MINORS): ATHENS WINS WILD 14-8 DECISION OVER BERWICK (2019-07-16)
Valley Sports Report
TREMONT, Pa. — Athens took advantage of 17 base on balls issued by Berwick pitchers, and seven errors to pull out a wild 14-8 win here Tuesday evening in the Section III Little League Minors Division baseball playoffs. ...more

SCHOLASTIC TRACK & FIELD: WAVERLY'S CHANDLER CLEARS CAREER-BEST HEIGHT TO WIN POLE VAULT AT SANFORD INVITE (2019-07-15)
Valley Sports Report
NEW YORK CITY — Waverly senior Isaac Chandler turned in a career-best performance Saturday to win the men’s pole vault event at the Adam Sanford Invitation at Icahn Stadium on Randalls Island. ...more

SCHOLASTIC BASKETBALL: WAVERLY JVs WIN TEAM TITLE AT ST. LAWRENCE TEAM CAMP (2019-07-15)
Valley Sports Report
POTSDAM — The Waverly junior varsity boys basketball team beat several of the North Country’s top programs to win the team championship at the St. Lawrence University team camp over the weekend.
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YOUTH BASEBALL: NICHOLS-TIOGA EARNS RUNNER-UP HONOR AT OWEGO LITTLE LEAGUE 10U TOURNEY (24 PHOTOS) (2019-07-15)
Valley Sports Report
OWEGO — Nichols-Tioga (Sindoni) battled to the end at the Owego Little League 10U Tournament over the weekend, but in the end came up just a little short, falling to Chenango Forks (Curtis) in two high-scoring games Sunday.
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YOUTH BASEBALL: NICHOLS-TIOGA RALLIES TO CAPTURE OWEGO LITTLE LEAGUE 12U TOURNAMENT TITLE (24 PHOTOS) (2019-07-15)
Valley Sports Report
OWEGO — Nichols-Tioga (Luther) had to rally twice against the same team two days in a row to win the Owego Little League 12U Tournament. 
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