SMETHPORT — It certainly hasn’t been a typical season for any college athlete. Just ask Smethport alumna Abbey Woodard.
DUBOIS — With their senior seasons canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, softball players across District 9 had seen their last bit of local competition.
DUBOIS — Chris Shaw found himself in a position not unlike most parents of athletes around the country.
The PIAA strengthened its stance against “ethnic and racially insensitive comments” by making those and other unsportsmanlike actions punishable with a two-game suspension.
It was the news that thousands of athletes across Pennsylvania had been waiting for.
After nearly three months without games, practices or organized team workouts, Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday gave the go-ahead for the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) to …
It’ll look and feel a bit different, but local kids will have the chance to play ball this summer after all.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine on Wednesday provided the first specific guidance for the return of sports in Pennsylvania — both at the professional a…
How will high school sports safely return and what will they look like when they do?
It all began in the summer of 1999.
The 2020 spring high school sports season in New York officially ended with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement Friday that schools would remain closed for the remainder of the academic year.
State championships will not be held for 2020 spring sports in New York, but the possibility for regular season games remains, officials said Monday.
MECHANICSBURG — Student-athletes, coaches and parents have plenty of questions regarding the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on high school sports.
I would have never expected what happened to turn out the way it did.
Under ordinary circumstances, their final season would have played out in nearly the same fashion the last one ended.
It’s four o’clock on a late March afternoon, and ordinarily, local umpires such as Dave Fuhrman and Ron Bacha would be at a local diamond to officiate high school baseball or softball.
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — The 10 a.m. departure time for Emmitsburg, Maryland, came and went.
To minimize the spread of COVID-19, the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford has canceled all of its athletic events for the spring season and closed the Kessel Athletic Complex to gatherings …
PORT ALLEGANY — Howie Stuckey scored his 50th career goal as part of a two-score performance, and Shawn McNeil tallied a hat trick to lead Port Allegany past Northern Potter, 7-2, in Upper All…
There was a special buzz in the air around Bradford 50 years ago on Sept. 3, 1969, as softball royalty made its way to McKean County.
One was loaded from the start. The other, by year’s end, boasted the most all-stars of any area squad.
“Brooke Kane-Walker was the toughest pitcher I faced in high school. It was a great feeling getting a hit or having a quality at bat against her.”
At Coudersport Area High School, it is important for student-athletes to play multiple sports. Many Falcons are involved with two or three different sports, and 2018 Coudersport graduate Jopli…
Sisters Becca, Allison, and Hannah Lathrop were all record setters in their high school athletic careers. Oldest sister Becca was a 1,000 point scorer in basketball for Port Allegany. Middle s…
My turkey hunting partner, Scott Neely, and I were talking the other day. We hadn’t seen a single hunter in close to two weeks. The only tire tracks on the roads were made by oil workers or lo…
By JOEL WHETZEL
DUBOIS — Reilly Raught’s five-RBI performance lifted the Otto-Eldred softball team past Allegheny-Clarion Valley 7-4 Wednesday night.
ST. MARYS — You could argue that it shouldn’t have been playing in this game.
Mother Nature may have other ideas, but if the rain holds off, Thursday’s slate of District 9 playoff games features plenty of intriguing matchups across three classes in both baseball and softball.
CLARION — Cameron County put up a valiant effort against the No. 2 seed, but saw its playoff run cut short.
COUDERSPORT — A handful of Coudersport errors in the second inning snowballed into an 8-0 DuBois Central Catholic lead, and the Lady Cardinals never relented en route to a 15-3 win in the open…
You could hear the collective sighs of frustration all the way from Coudersport on Thursday afternoon.
COUDERSPORT — The Coudersport offense was firing on all cylinders during Friday’s Northern Allegheny League doubleheader sweep of Port Allegany.
GALETON — Karina West hit a walk-off inside-the-park homerun to give Oswayo Valley an 8-7 victory to take the second game of a doubleheader against Galeton.
COUDERSPORT — A steady stream of runs and a big day from Rosalyn Page sent Coudersport to a decisive 11-1 five-inning victory over Northern Potter in Northern Allegheny League action Wednesday.