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CHEMUNG — For the last 18 years one rite of summer has been originally, the Brent Kitchen, now the Brent Kitchen-Pam Wright Memorial Golf Tournament. After 18 years, the committee has decided to end the event.
WAVERLY — Host Waverly advanced through a three-game run in sauna-like conditions to claim the Waverly Summer Basketball League championship Wednesday night by topping Watkins Glen 67-59 in the final.
WOODHULL — Davie Franek has certainly been the guy to beat in the northeast, and he proved it once again at Woodhull Raceway this past Saturday night, but it was not easy having to hold off a very fast Jared Zimbardi.
LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association, Inc. (NYSPHSAA) announced its 2018-19 Scholar-Athlete School of Distinction and School of Excellence Award winners on Monday and Waverly made the cut.
ATHENS — As the visiting team, Athens scored first in Saturday’s Section III game against Millersburg but was unable to match the scoring pace of the team from District 24 as Athens dropped a 16-9 decision.
ATHENS — There was no home field advantage for Athens Friday night as Section III power Keystone posted a 21-2 win over the local team in the opening round of the Pennsylvania Little League Section III 9-11 Year-Old Tournament.
MONROETON – Sports have a way of providing moments that seem as though only Hollywood script writers could provide. Any dirt track across the country could on a nightly basis provide stories of triumph, failure and overcoming challenges.
TUNKHANNOCK — Homestanding Tunkhanock had things going its way until Athens erupted for five sixth-inning runs to post a 9-7 win over the host squad in a District 15 9-11 Little League pool play contest.
Athens’ 9-11 All-Stars swept through District 15 pool play to claim the District 15 championship for the second straight year. Team members include Cooper Robinson; Matthias Welles; James Friend; Wyatt Clink; Karson Sipley; Cylus Lantz; Charan Venkataswamy; Nick Robbins; Jacob Shores; Kade R…
SAYRE — Wellsboro opened the best-of-three District 15 Little League Juniors series well, topping Sayre on the road 9-1 in a game that started Saturday and, after being suspended by rain, finished up on Sunday.
SAYRE — Wellsboro and Sayre went back and forth in Friday night’s Elimination Bracket contest. In the end, Wellsboro got the last run and with it downed Sayre 6-5.
In a story about the Athens Minors All-Stars that appeared in Wednesday’s paper, Eli Hicks was misidentified. Hicks had a big day for Athens as he had two singles, two RBIs and one run scored in Athens’ victory. The Times regrets the error.
The Lady Lightning 10U softball team recently made it to the championship game in the Horseheads Summer Blast softball tournament after winning four consecutive games. After losing a hard fought game to EYOTA, the girls placed second in the tournament. Lady Lightning consists of girls from a…
SAYRE — Devin Shaw has spent the last five years coaching basketball at Athens High School, but when the 2019-20 season rolls around, he will be heading back home.
ATHENS — Athens Minors didn’t have any really big innings Tuesday night, but they did score in every inning of an 11-1 District 15 Winners Bracket win and Duncan Thetga tossed a complete-game two hitter.
SAYRE — Homestanding Sayre put 10 runs on the board in the first two innings of its District 15 Minors Elimination Bracket contest against Susquehanna County and never looked back in posting a 12-2 win Tuesday night.
TOWANDA — Athens led host Towanda for most of Monday night’s District 15 Little League Majors game but the part Athens didn’t lead was the only part that mattered.
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches Association has spoken and two local softball players have picked up second-team All-State honors for their work on the field in 2019.
Representatives from the Gilbert and Brown foundations and Athens Little League meet at home plate for a check presentation after another successful Gilbert-Brown Tournament. From left to right they are Peggy Pelchy, Jeremy Davidson, Shane Raupers, Chad Smith, Kyle Raupers, Shane Saxon, John…
ATHENS — Down 2-0, Athens posted five runs in the bottom of the second and went on to a 7-3 win over Susquehanna Area in a District 15 Little League Majors elimination game Saturday.
ELKLAND — Already up 1-0 after scoring in the bottom of the first inning, Athens erupted for six second-inning runs on the way to a 10-0 whitewash win over Elkland in a 9-11 District 15 All-Star game Sunday afternoon.
ATHENS — Down 4-2 after a four-run Athens rally in the third inning, Waverly scored the last three runs of the game to top host Athens 5-4 and win the championship of the Gilbert-Brown Tournament.
WAVERLY — Horseheads used four singles, a double and three errors to score eight first-inning runs on the way to a 12-1 win over Waverly in District 6 Little League Majors play.
ATHENS — In a back-and-forth contest, Athens plated two runs in the bottom of the seventh to post a 7-6 win over cross-town rival Sayre in a District 15 Little League Minors game Friday night.
Athens’ Shea Davidson (above) reaches to tag a Canton runner during a semifinal game of the annual Gilbert-Brown Tournament held at Athens. Athens would cruise to a 10-0 win over Canton and will go on to face Waverly in the finals at 6 p.m. on Saturday. At left: Athens’ Jacob Saxon fires a p…
CHEMUNG — Friday night’s action at Chemung Speedrome was overshadowed by a scary incident involving a race vehicle exiting the racing surface and striking a parked truck in the overflow truck/trailer parking area.