TAYLOR MADE: MY FAVORITES FROM 2019 (2019-12-31) Tioga County high school athletes and teams provided fans with numerous memorable moments in 2019, all of which were covered by either the Tioga County Sports Report or Valley Sports Report websites.
BY LISA BEACH Special to Tioga County Sports Report CANDOR — On Sunday at the Candor High School football field, people were filling the stands. All three levels of SVEC Youth Football were preparing for the first playoff game of the season. ...more
TAYLOR MADE: SHEDDING THE RODNEY DANGERFIELD IMAGE (2019-09-25) I've covered a lot of field hockey and I'm still not sure I understand it, but there is one thing I do know (aside from the fact there are far too many whistles) — it is the Rodney Dangerfield ("I get no respect") of high school sports. ...more
TAYLOR MADE: 10 SCHOLASTIC HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2018-19 (2019-08-17) Tioga County produced several successful sports teams and athletes during the 2018-19 school year. Following are a few highlights from the past school year which made their way onto the Tioga County Sports Report or Valley Sports Report websites. Without further ado, here is my Top 10. ...more
TAYLOR MADE: COLLEGE ROLL CALL (2019-07-29) The college fall season is just around the corner and several Tioga County athletes will be plying their wares at the next level. Some are already accomplished intercollegiate athletes while others are looking to make the grade. ...more
TAYLOR MADE: THANK YOU TCSR FOLLOWERS (2019-06-14) With the exception of the spring All-Tioga County all-star teams, which will be published next week, the first scholastic coverage year for Tioga County Sports Report has come to a close. ...more
TAYLOR MADE: THE REALITY OF LIFE (2019-06-09) The Owego boys 4x800 relay team, which placed sixth in Division II at the NYSPHSAA Track & Field Championships, learned one of the harsh realities of life during its race Saturday. ...more
TAYLOR MADE: I'M FINE WITH 99 (2019-05-25) The New York State Public High School Athletic Association is considering eliminating the 99-pound weight class. NYSPHSAA’s primary justification for the decision is because there is no 99-pound class under the National Federation of High Schools rules. ...more
TAYLOR MADE: HOOP, HOOP, HOORAY! (2019-03-14) The Tioga County basketball community can hold its collective heads high. They may not have won any state championships, but racked up several impressive accomplishments during the recent season. ...more
TAYLOR MADE: TIME FOR AREA GRIDDERS TO PUT UP OR SHUT UP (2018-10-26) My heart breaks for the Spencer-Van Etten / Candor football team. The Eagles went 3-6 this season, but had the ball bounced their way a little more, they might be 8-1 right now. Just look at some of their losses - Windsor (4), Newark Valley (5), Whitney Point (6), Dryden (7) and Tioga (8). ...more
FOLLOWING FOOTBALL: FUMBLING & FANS (2018-10-19) Coach Mike Chaffee from SVEC and coach Steve Virkler have chosen not to participate in Following Football this week. I have no issue with their decisions as this column is strictly voluntary on the part of the coaches. Besides, taking the time to answer the questions comes in addition to everything else that goes with their coaching duties, as well as their other jobs, families and any other commitments they may have. ...more
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