Athens Football Uses Character For Success On And Off The Field

THE 2015 SEASON TREATED THE ATHENS WILDCATS PRETTY WELL THEY WENT 10-2 ON THE YEAR AND HAD A STRONG SENIOR CLASS WHICH LEAD THE TEAM AND THIS SEASON- THE WILDCATS ARE LOOKING TO THE EXPERIENCE OF THE UPPERCLASSMEN TO CARRY THEM TO THE POSTSEASON >>

Elmira Notre Dame Girls Soccer Looks For Redemption In 2016

FROM ONE SOCCER TEAM TO ANOTHER- TALENT AT SOCCER AND ELMIRA NOTRE DAME ARE TWO THINGS THAT SEEM TO BE SYNOMYOUS WITH LAST YEAR'S BOYS TEAM TAKING HOME A STATE TITLE AND THE GIRLS TEAM FALLING IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME AND AFTER LAST YEAR'S LOSS ITS FAIR TO SAY THE GIRLS ARE AS DETERMINED AS EVER TO TAKE HOME A TITLE >>

Corning Hawks Soccer Uses Team Chemistry and Leadership For 2016 Season

FOR MANY OF THE UPPERCLASSMEN ON THE CORNING BOYS SOCCER TEAM THEY HAVE A BITTER TASTE IN THEIR MOUTHS AFTER MAKING IT TO SECTIONAL FINAL AFTER SECTIONAL FINAL ONLY TO FALL TO ITHACA BUT THIS YEAR'S SQUAD IS DETERMINED TO END THAT STREAK AND START A NEW ONE OF THEIR OWN >>

Week 1 Of Preseason Football Wraps, Area Teams Looking Towards Common Goal

WEEK ONE OF 2016 PRESEASON FOOTBALL IS OFFICIALLY IN THE BOOKS FOR AREA HIGH SCHOOLS AND AS THE TEAMS TOOK OFF THEIR PADS AND WALKED OFF THE GRIDIRON THE OVERARCHING GOAL OF THE SEASON SEEMED TO BE THE SAME FOR EVERYONE >>

Elmira Express Football Opens Preseason- Working Towards Second Sectional Title

It seems like just yesterday the summer began and the school year came to a close. But fast forward a few months- right into the heart of preseason football- and for the Elmira Express, they're hitting the gridiron at full speed. >>

Corning Hawks Hit The Turf For Day 1 Of Preseason

The sun was beaming, the helmets were shined and the grass was cut as area high school football teams hit the turf for day one of preseason practice >>

Horseheads Blue Raiders Look To Coaching For 2016 Success

And the Horseheads football team also took the field today for the first day of preseason and much like the hawks- the blue raiders were focused on conditioning >>

Corning Lacrosse Celebrates 50 Years

IN 1967.. LYNDON B. JOHNSON WAS IN THE WHITE HOUSE... COOL HAND LUKE WAS IN THE MOVIE THEATRES.... AND THE BEATLES JUST RELEASED SARGENT PEPPERS LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND ALBUM... OH YEAH AND CORNING LACROSSE BEGAN DOMINATING THE TWIN TIERS... >>

Pioneers Hot Streak Powered By Pitching

THERE IS NOBODY HOTTER IN THE PGCBL THAN THE PIONEERS... ELMIRA WINNERS OF 9 OUT OF THEIR LAST 10 AND HAVE TAKEN BACK FIRST PLACE IN THE WEST.... AND WITH JUST 11 GAMES LEFT IN THE SEASON.. THIS IS RIGHT TIME TO BE HEATING UP... A BIG REASON FOR THE PIOS SUCCESS THIS MONTH AND THIS SEASON... THEIR PITCHING... ---- NO SURPRISED THAT FORMER FIRST ROUND PICK AND HEAD COACH MATT BURCH HAS A DOMINATE STAFF... ---- ELMIRA RANKS 2ND IN THE LEAGUE IN ERA... STRIKEOUTS AND WINS... --- BUT THE BACK END OF THE BULLPEN HAS BEEN FILTHY... THE COMBO OF STEVEN ARNSTEN, AUSTIN HANSEN AND PARKER CARACCI... HAVE COMBINED TO GIVE UP 2 EARNED RUNS AND 66KS... IN 52 AND 2 THIRDS INNINGS OF WORK THIS SEASON. >>

From Twin Tiers To The Minor League, Hornell Native Jordan Schwartz Remembers Where He Came From

BASEBALL IS GAME OF NUMBERS... SO LET ME THROW SOME STATS AT YA... 1 IN 200 HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS PLAYING BASEBALL WILL GET DRAFTED IN THE MLB... THATS LESS THAN 1 PERCENT... JORDAN SCHWARTZ IS DOESN'T CARE ABOUT NUMBERS BECAUSE HE THROW BALL 95 MILES PER HOUR... >>

Local Athletes Learn About Life Off The Field At LT Elite Football Camp

THERE IS NOTHING QUITE LIKE FOOTBALL IN JULY... FOR THE 3RD STRAIGHT SUMMER FORMER NFL MVP LADIANIAN TOMLINSON BROUGHT HIS PREP ACADEMY ELITE CAMP TO ATHENS PENNSYLVANIA... THE ONLY THING MISSING THIS TIME AROUND... LT HIMSELF... DUE TO FAMILY MATTERS BACK HOME IN TEXAS LT COULD NOT MAKE IT THIS WEEKEND,,, BUT THAT DIDN'T STOP LOCAL ATHLETES FROM GETTING HIGH LEVEL COACHING FROM SOME OF THE BEST IN THE AREA... ALSO THE FUTURE HALL OF FAMER'S STAFF WAS STILL AT ATHENS HIGH SCHOOL TODAY... FILLED WITH SOME OF LT'S FORMER TEAMMATES WITH THE SAN DIEGO CHARGERS AND AT TCU. THEY PREACHED THE MESSAGE OF STRONG FUNDAMENTALS AND TECHNIQUES... WHILE SHARING THEIR ADVICE AND WISDOM ON THE COLLEGE RECRUITING PROCCESS.. FOR LOCAL COACHES THEY HOPE THE KIDS WILL LEARN JUST AS MUCH OFF THE FIELD... AS THEY WILL ON IT >>

Cian Collins And A Trio Of Hawks Headed To 2016 Brine National Lacrosse Classic

IF YOU THOUGHT THE HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE SEASON WAS A TOUGH... THINK AGAIN.. THE SCHOOL YEAR IS JUST A WARM UP FOR THE TRUE GRIND AND PRESSURE OF THE SUMMER SEASON.. YESTERDAY CORNING'S CIAN COLLINS WAS NAMED 2016 BRINE NATIONAL LACROSSE CLASSIC.. AFTER A BREAK OUT SOPHOMORE SEASON THAT SAW COLLINS EARN 1ST TEAM ALL LEAGUE MIDFIELD HONORS.. THEIRS NO TIME TO REST.. THE HAWKS IS ALREADY BACK TO WORK.. COLLINS PLAYS WITH CORNINGS GAFFER ELITE DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS.. >>

Local Talent Shines With SweetLax Plus HHS Gee Succedding At Nike

IF YOUR FROM CORNING.. THE LACROSSE SEASON NEVER REALLY STOPS... THE CRYSTAL CITY HAS ALWAYS SHINNED BRIGHT ON THE SPORT.. AND OVER THE WEEKEND SOME OF THE BEST HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS IN THE COUNTRY WERE IN UPSTATE NEW YORK... SWEETLAX LACROSSE HELD AN INVIATATIONAL TOURNAMENT STARTING ON FRIDAY AND CONTINUED THROUGH THE HEAT ON SUNDAY... TONS OF D1 COACHES FLOCKED TO PITTSFORD TO GET A FIRST HAND LOOK AT PLAYERS RANGING FROM 8TH GRADERS ALL THE WAY UP TO JUNIORS IN HIGH SCHOOL... -- NOW THESE CLUB TEAMS ARE ESSENTIALLY ALL STAR TEAMS... HAND PICKED PLAYERS CHOSEN TO TRAVEL THE NATION BETTERING THEMSELVES AND MARKETING TO COLLEGE COACHES CLUBS FROM BALTIMORE, DENVER, MICHIGAN AND FLORIDA WERE ALL ON HAND.. >>

Madden Sharp On The Mound But Elmira's Bats Go Quiet

Corning's Danny Madden was brilliant on the mound Monday night in the Pioneer's exhibition game verse Syracuse. Madden would go six shutout innings, striking out 5 and pitched around two hits and three errors, but the offense would go cold. >>

Elkland Grad Ready For The US Open

ELKLAND GRAD TJ HOWE HAS QUITE THE GOLF RESUME... HE WAS AN ALL AMERICAN AT PENN STATE... HAS PLAYED WITH THE BIG NAMES ON THE PGA TOUR.... AND WAS AMONG THE TOP MONEY WINNERS ON THE E GOLF TOUR OVER THE PAST TWO SEASON... NOW... HE WANTS TO ADD US OPEN CHAMPION TO THE LIST... >>

Two Time National Champ Comes Back To Corning

Two-time national champ Mallory Frysinger came back to Corning tonight... >>

Elmira Notre Dame Softball Wins Class C State Title

THE ELMIRA NOTRE DAME SOFTBALL TEAM HAD TWO MOTTOS THIS YEAR- NINE AS ONE AND FINISH IT WAS WORN ON THEIR HELMETS, RECITED BEFORE PRACTICE AND ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON, BECAME A REALITY AS THEY WON THE CLASS C STATE CHAMPIONSHIP THEY OVERCAME AN EARLY THREE RUN DEFICIT TO BEAT CAL-MUM 8 TO 6 AFTER MACKENZIE MALONEY CLEARED THE BASES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE THIRD AND FRESHMAN JORDYN FARGO GAVE THE TEAM A 7-3 LEAD AFTER HER 3 RUN HOMER AND TO SAY THE CRUSADERS LIVED UP TO THEIR MOTTOS IS A BIT OF AN UNDERSTATEMENT AMONG PITCHING CHANGES AND POSITION SHIFTS THIS SEASON, THE TEAM ADJSUTED TO ALL THAT CAME THEIR WAY AND SUPPORTED ONE ANOTHER ALL THE WAY THROUGH NOT TO MENTION...THERE'S SOMETHING TRULY SWEET ABOUT REDEMPTION NOTRE DAME WAS ON THIS STAGE JUST A YEAR AGO, AND FELL TO ADDISON 9-3 THANKS TO ALL THE PLAYERS AND PARENTS FOR THESE VIDEOS AND A BIG CONGRATULATIONS TO THE TEAM ON THEIR STATE TITLE >>

Plays Of The Week 6-13

STARTING OFF AT NUMBER 3..CORNING'S DANNY MADDEN KID HASN'T EVEN GRADUATED HIGH SCHOOL YET HERE HE IS SHOWING HIS STUFF ON THE MOUND FOR THE PIONEERS HIS FIRST APPEARANCE FOR THE PIOS AGAINST ADIRONDACK... AND HIS FIRST COLLIEGATE STRIKEOUT EXPECT MORE TO COME THIS SEASON FROM THE YOUNGEST MEMBER OF THIS YEARS SQUAD AT NUMBER 2 CORNING BOYS LACROSSE MADE IT ALL THE WAY TO THE STATE SEMIFINAL THEY FACED THE NUMBER ONE TEAM IN THE COUNTRY...VICTOR AND PUTTING ONE PAST ONE OF THE BEST IN THE NATION ISNT EASY...UNLESS YOU'RE AIDEN OLMSTEAD JUKES PAST ONE DEFENDER...FAKES ANOTHER...WINDS UP AND BOOM SIDEARM SNIPE, THERES NO STOPPING THAT ONE GIVING THE TEAM SOME MUCH NEEDED CONFIDENCE IN THE GAME EVEN THOUGH CORNING WENT ON TO LOSE, OLMSTEAD'S STILL GOT ONE MORE YEAR ON THE HAWKS AND A WHOLE LOT MORE OF CAGE RATTLERS LIKE THAT ONE AND FINALLY AT NUMBER ONE...NO SURPRISE HERE THE ELMIRA NOTRE DAME GIRLS SOFTBALL TEAM EARNS THE TOP SPOT OF THE WEEK AFTER THEIR 8-6 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN AGAINST CAL-MUM THE CRUSADERS OVERCOMING A THREE RUN DEFICIT IN THE THIRD INNING THE ROAD TO GET TO THE TITLE MATCHUP WASN'T AN EASY ONE THEY TOOK DOWN THE NUMBER ONE AND NUMBER TWO TEAMS IN THE STATE ALONG THE WAY CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GIRLS ON THEIR VICTORY AND THEIR STELLAR SEASON. >>

Cornings Ford Named All-American

FOR JUNIOR LAUREN FORD OF THE CORNING GIRLS LACROSSE TEAM- ACCOLADES ARE PLENTIFUL AND TODAY SHE HAS ONE MORE LINE TO ADD TO HER ALREADY-STELLAR RESUME- SHE'S AN ALL AMERICAN THE MIDFIELDER RECEIVED THE HONOR THIS AFTERNOON- AND DESERVEDLY SO SHE FINISHED THE YEAR WITH 73 POINTS- INCLUDING 41 GOALS FOR THE HAWKS. >>

Corning Boys Lax Reflect On Bittersweet Ending To Season

Corning Boys Lax Reflect On Bittersweet Ending To Season >>

Elmira Notre Dame Girls Softball Has Another Shot At State Title

LAST YEAR, THE ELMIRA NOTRE DAME GIRLS SOFTBALL TEAM WAS AS CLOSE TO A STATE CHAMIONSHIP TITLE AS POSSIBLE LOSING IN HEARBREAK 9-3 TO ADDISON THIS WEEKEND THE TEAM HAS A CHANCE AT SOMETHING TRULY SPECIAL WITH A WIN IN SATURDAY MORNING'S SEMIFINAL MATCHUP, THE CRUSADERS CAN MAKE THEIR THIRD STATE TITLE GAME IN THE LAST 6 YEARS AND THE GIRLS ARE NO STRANGER TO THE BIG STAGE 7 OF THE CRUSADERS HAVE BEEN ON VARISTY FOR THREE YEARS OR MORE AND THE HUNGER TO GET BACK TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME AND PROVE THEMSELVES IS SOMETHING ON ALL THE GIRL'S MINDS. >>

Corning Boys Lax Falls To Victor In State Semifinals

THE CORNING BOYS LACROSSE TEAM CAME INTO TONIGHT'S STATE SEMIFINAL AN UNDERDOG SOMETHING THEY HAVEN'T BEEN CALLED MUCH THIS SEASON THE HAWKS FACED A REMATCH AGAINST VICTOR, THE NUMBER ONE TEAM IN THE COUNTRY TONIGHT WENY SPORTS DIRECTOR DAN FETES WAS AT THE GAME, AND HAS MORE ON CORNING'S STELLAR SEASON >>

Corning Lacrosse Ready To Embrace The Opportunity Ahead Of Them

LOOK I'VE STOOD UP HERE ALL SEASON LONG AND TOLD YOU HOW GOOD CORNING LAX IS... BUT TALK IS CHEAP AND THE HAWKS BACK IT UP WITH THEIR PLAY... THE BIRDS ARE ONE OF THE FINAL FOUR TEAMS LEFT PLAYING IN CLASS DOUBLE A... THEY'RE TWO WINS AWAY FROM A STATE CROWN.. AND ONE BIG OPPORTUNITY STARRING THEM IN THE FACE.. >>

11th Annual Top Drawer 24 Honors Local Student Athletes

TONIGHT A SPECIAL GROUP OF 24 LOCAL ATHLETES WERE NAMED TO THE TOP-DRAWER 24 TEAM FOR THEIR ACHEIVEMENTS ON THE FIELD, AS WELL AS THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN THE CLASSROOM AND WITHIN THE COMMUNITY SPONSORED BY THE ODESSA FILE...THE GROUP OF STUDENTS FROM ALL OVER, INCLUDING ELMIRA, HORSEHEADS, WATKINS GLEN, AND MORE WERE NAMED TO THE SCHOLAR ATHLETE TEAM SOME OF THEIR ACCOLADES INCLUDE 90 PERCENT PLUS GRADE POINT AVERAGES, ALL STATE RANKINGS, AND ATHETE OF THE YEAR AWARDS. BUT FOR THE AWARD WINNERS...THEYRE JUST HUMBLED FOR THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE RECGONIZED >>

Plays Of The Week- State Tournament Edition

Plays Of The Week- State Tournament Edition >>


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