Tioga County Sports Report for Penn York Valley


TAYLOR MADE: MAKING A STATE — MENT (2019-11-10)
Depending on how far Tioga County athletes progress, the fall sports season could stretch out until Black Friday with state-level competition.
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SVEC YOUTH FOOTBALL PAYS TRIBUTE TO CANCER PATIENT (2019-10-17)
Editor's note: The following article has been submitted to honor cancer victim Kym Zimmer.

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. 
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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.
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FOLLOWING FOOTBALL: TOUGH FOES AWAIT MOST TIOGA COUNTY TEAMS (2019-09-20)
BY TIM TAYLOR
Tioga County Sports Report
TIOGA COUNTY — After a 2-3 stumble in Week 1, I went 4-0 last week. Honestly, picking the winners in Week 2 was much easier than hitting the season openers correctly. 
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FOLLOWING FOOTBALL: TIOGA COUNTY TEAMS WILL WIN 3 OF 5 SEASON OPENERS (2019-09-06)
BY TIM TAYLOR
Tioga County Sports Report
TIOGA COUNTY — When I used to cover Tioga football for the Morning Times, people would ask me for a prediction on the game. I rarely did predictions like "Tioga will win 42-12." However, I would tell them, "Tioga will win by 30."
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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: CELEBRATING YEAR 1 (2019-08-16)
Happy Anniversary Tioga County Sports Report! We made it through the first year. 
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TAYLOR MADE: IF NOTHING ELSE, RANKINGS MAKE FOR INTERESTING CONVERSATION (2019-08-13)
A lot of people will tell you rankings mean nothing, especially coaches and sportswriters. I disagree. Most high school athletes I know are very interested in where their teams are ranked. I know a lot of parents who follow them as well.
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TAYLOR MADE: TAKING A LOOK AROUND (2019-08-05)
There’s been a lot of sports-related things going on recently. Here’s a look at some of the highlights.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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TAYLOR MADE: STRIKES, SPIKES AND SPLASHES (2019-03-18)
The state bowling tournament signaled the end of the winter season for Tioga County athletes and it wasn't a bad finish at all ...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.
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TAYLOR MADE: TIOGA COUNTY WRESTLERS HEAT UP WINTER (2019-03-05)
I will be writing about other winter sports next week, but I have to give Tioga County high school wrestling a special nod.
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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).
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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

FOLLOWING FOOTBALL: MOTIVATION & RITUALS (2018-10-12)
Week 7 is upon us and the postseason picture is becoming more clear.

Owego can clinch a Section IV Class B playoff spot with a victory at Johnson City tonight. The Indians are 3-2 in Division II and in fourth place, trailing Norwich by a half-game (the two meet next week). ...more

FOLLOWING FOOTBALL: COACHES WEIGH IN ON PLAYOFFS, INJURIES (2018-10-05)
We are now into Week 6 of the season and things are taking shape as well as postseason possibilities go.

Newark Valley is sitting pretty in Division IV, but the Cardinals' bragging rights are in serious da ...more

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