Tioga County Sports Report for Penn York Valley


TIOGA COUNTY PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED (2010-08-03)
BY TIM TAYLOR
Tioga County Sports Report
TIOGA COUNTY — The votes are in and the winners of the Tioga County Peoples Choice Awards have been selected.
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TAYLOR MADE: A LITTLE BIT OF EXCELLENCE — AND MORE (2020-07-23)
Let's start off with an impressive honor recently bestowed upon Candor, Newark Valley, Owego and Spencer-Van Etten high schools. Each has earned a New York State Public High School Athletic Association 2019-20 Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence accolade.
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TAYLOR MADE: THERE'S A DELAY, NOT A SWITCH — YET (2020-07-17)
Let's clear up some confusion. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has voted to delay the start of fall sports by four weeks, and has canceled all regional and state competition. It did NOT switch the seasons around or move everything to the spring.
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NYSPHSAA DELAYS START OF FALL SPORTS; CANCELS REGIONAL & STATE CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS (2020-07-16)
Tioga County Sports Report
LATHAM, N.Y. — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association voted Thursday to delay the start of the 2020 fall season to Sept. 21. The organization also chose to cancel all regional and state championship events for the fall season.
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TAYLOR MADE: 2020'S UPS AND DOWNS CONTINUE (2020-07-06)
So many ups and downs this year — spotted with glimpses of hope and moments of tragedy and disappointment.
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TAYLOR MADE: WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS SUMMER? (2020-06-17)
Governor Cuomo has given the approval for some low-risk youth sports to begin July 6. This includes baseball, softball, field hockey, cross country, gymnastics and crew.
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TAYLOR MADE: TRAGEDY AND TRIUMPH — PART OF LIFE'S UPS & DOWNS (2020-06-02)
Monday was a bittersweet day in the Tioga County sports world. We celebrated the college signing of one star athlete and mourned the tragic death of another.
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IT'S TIME TO 'PLAAAYYY BAAALLL' (2020-05-22)
Owego Little League has been forced to cancel its spring season and its annual tournament — and last I heard is still awaiting word on the New York State Little League Baseball 10U Championships.
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TAYLOR MADE: TAKE ME OUT TO THE ??? (2020-05-12)
At the end of every school year I am sometimes asked, "What are you going to do now that there are no sports to cover?"
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TAYLOR MADE: NYSPHSAA ADDRESSES COVID-19 QUESTIONS (2020-05-08)
COVID-19 has affected us in numerous ways — not just athletics. Social distancing, self quarantines, working, teaching and learning from home, unemployment, exploring alternate avenues of employment, etc.
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TAYLOR MADE: THE BULLY GAVE US A SOCK IN THE GUT (2020-05-01)
Were you one of those scrawny little kids who got socked in the gut by the school bully just because he could? Well, I was — and now that feeling has returned.
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NYSPHSAA CANCELS REMAINDER OF SPRING SEASON (2020-05-01)
Tioga County Sports Report
LATHAM, N.Y. — Spring sports season throughout New York state are officially canceled due to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement today that New York schools will be closed for the remainder of the school year.
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COVID-19 CONTINUES TO DRIVE CHANGES TO SPRING SPORTS (2020-04-30)
BY TIM TAYLOR
Tioga County Sports Report
TIOGA COUNTY — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association's decision Monday to cancel the spring state championships has prompted some of the state's sections to make changes to their sports seasons. Currently, Section IV is not among them.
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TAYLOR MADE: COVID-19 ADVERSITY JUST ONE CHAPTER IN YOUR BOOK OF LIFE (2020-04-30)
By now, most, if not all of you, are aware that the New York State Public High School Athletic Association has canceled the spring state championships.
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NYSPHSAA CANCELS SPRING STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS, REGULAR SEASON REMAINS ON HOLD (2020-04-27)
Tioga County Sports Report
LATHAM, N.Y. — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association canceled the 2020 spring state championship events today. However, the regular season remains on hold.
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TAYLOR MADE: KICKBALL ANYONE? (2020-04-24)
Under Governor Cuomo's latest revision to the "pause," schools must remain closed through May 15. This tells me athletic teams can begin practicing again on May 16. 
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TAYLOR MADE: THE SEASON THAT WASN'T (2020-04-12)
Youth baseball and softball opening days around the area are / were scheduled to begin in two or three weeks (depending on the league). Unfortunately, our children are in danger of missing out on America's pastime.
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TAYLOR MADE: MORE SENIOR STANDOUTS MISSING OUT ON OPPORTUNITIES (2020-04-10)
During the course of the past six days, I've touched on some of the Tioga County senior athletes who are missing out on their final spring sports season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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TAYLOR MADE: SENIORS COULD HAVE BROUGHT EXCITEMENT TO SOFTBALL SEASON (2020-04-09)
Pennsylvania schools just shut their doors for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year due to Covid-19. New York will not be far behind.
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TAYLOR MADE: COVID-19 DESERVES A PENALTY STROKE (2020-04-08)
Despite the coronavirus concerns, numerous golf courses are still open for play, with several restrictions in place. Unfortunately for the high school players, school closures prohibits them from competing.
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