With the fall sports season behind us it is time to start handing out some rewards to recognize the top performances the past few months.

At their November 23rd meeting, the Presidents’ Council of the Empire 8 reached unanimous agreement on their intent to resume conference athletic competition with winter sports. The decision impacts men’s and women’s basketball, indoor track and field and swimming and diving. The safety and …

The Penn State men’s basketball season opener vs. Drexel, scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 25, has been postponed due to Covid protocols.

You are looking at a picture of an Eastern Chipmunk feeding on clusters in a sumac tree. Linda took this picture this summer while resting on a bench along the Pine Creek Rail-Trail. It is the first time either of us has seen a chipmunk feeding in a tree. Yet they obviously do feed in trees.

Sayre Borough’s Enterprise Center, that sprawling complex on South Elmer Avenue that once served as a garment-making factory and major employer of the Valley, is a long way from the Atlantic Ocean. But surprisingly, some of the business activity within the building has a direct link to the w…

Just as happened in the fall, winter sports athletes got to the week when practices were set to begin, and then had things pushed back.

Ever since falling in the state quarterfinals to Berlin Brothers Valley 3-0 (25-7, 25-20, 25-19) a season ago, the returning core of the Canton Volleyball team has been thinking about getting back to the quarterfinals, and advancing past said stage.

Consistent with its commitment to safeguard the health and wellbeing of student-athletes, the greater campus community and general public, the Ivy League Council of Presidents has decided that league schools will not conduct intercollegiate athletics competition in winter sports during the 2…

Penn State redshirt junior running back Journey Brown has announced his medical retirement from football due to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

With eight seniors, it would be easy to focus on the veteran experience the Canton Warrior Volleyball Team has. The Warriors have reached the quarterfinals in back-to-back years now, having defeated District II Champion Blue Ridge Tuesday by a score of 3-0, (25-16, 25-16, 25-8). Seniors Anni…

ATHENS — Not to say that it’s easy, but we’ve often noted the milestone of scoring 1,000 points in basketball over the last dew seasons. What’s more rare is achieving that milestone on the volleyball court.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Benny Williams from Bowie, Md., has signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) to enroll and play basketball at Syracuse. Williams is attending IMG Academy (Fla.) this year.

Multiple Canton Warrior players were on the floor, and all of a sudden a right arm emerged. It was Annie Gaiotti’s, and that arm made a play that will live in Canton Volleyball lore. Her fist closed to avoid a lift call, Gaiotti swung while sitting on the floor, the ball hit the top of the t…

When it comes to the opening round of the PIAA Class A State Volleyball tournament, the Canton Warriors have been there and done that. They’ve played in this round the last three years, and last year they beat Mount Cavalry Christian, 3-1 to advance to the state quarterfinals. This year, the…

Our first bald eagle sighting ever – or at least the first Paula and I can recall – wasn’t exactly a breathtaking encounter with the bird that serves as our national symbol. But the eagle, in fact, was doing what eagles do, picking at a road-killed deer carcass, flanked by patient ravens, as…

For the Wyalusing Rams this is becoming a bit of an annual trip to Hershey.

LAWRENCEVILLE -- During their five-year long rampage through the NTL and District IV, it seemed like North Penn-Liberty Volleyball would never lose a big point again. They always found a way. So, when Wellsboro Middle Hitter Shiloh Duff got a piece of a monster swing from Charisma Grega, the…

On Thursday night, the Athens Wildcats had a chance to do something that their school has not done since 2005. That was to win a volleyball District championship. To get to the District 2/4 finals, the Wildcats had to pull off two upsets as the seventh- seed, including one over one-loss Grea…

The season ended for the Wellsboro boys’ soccer team with a 5-1 loss to Midd-West in the District 4 semifinals on Thursday.

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Six weeks ago, No one knew if Canton Volleyball would even get to finish their season. After a COVID outbreak at Canton High School in mid-September grounded all athletic activities to a halt, and with no end to the COVID pandemic in sight, who could blame the Warriors for t…

When two premier programs in any sport meet up, it is an event worth the price of admission. When the two are rivals? It can be great theatre. That’s what area volleyball fans will get on Saturday as Wellsboro and neighboring rival North Penn-Liberty meet up for the District IV Class AA Voll…

If you visit the Mansfield University campus or take a walk around town, odds are you have witnessed sophomore long distance runner Kevin Heeman, a Wyalusing grad, drenched in sweat preparing for the next time he can compete for the Mountaineers.

After an enormous upset win over Greater Nanticoke, the seventh-seeded Athens Wildcats varsity volleyball team needed just one more win to advance to the District 2/4 AAA finals. On Monday night, the Wildcats would have a date with sixth-seeded Tunkhannock in the semifinals, who needed an up…