Elmira Mayor Proclaims July 22nd Johnny Beecher Day

Tuesday, July 23rd 2019, 12:20 AM EDT by Griffin Haas

CPP Named Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence

Monday, July 22nd 2019, 8:00 PM EDT by Griffin Haas

Two Elmira Cal Ripken All-Stars Top Skills Competitions

Monday, July 22nd 2019, 7:48 PM EDT by Griffin Haas

Sunday Sports Roundup

Sunday, July 21st 2019, 8:36 AM EDT by Ashley Cafaro

Tioga Downs Owner Jeff Gural Talks Sportsbook Impact

Saturday, July 20th 2019, 12:01 AM EDT by Ryan Campbell

An Inside Look at Tioga Downs' New FanDuel Sportsbook

Friday, July 19th 2019, 7:34 PM EDT by Griffin Haas

Corning Little League Falls to Vestal

Friday, July 19th 2019, 12:26 AM EDT by Griffin Haas

Corning Little League Playoff Game Postponed

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 12:24 AM EDT by Griffin Haas

Corning Little League Looks to Continue Sectional Success

Tuesday, July 16th 2019, 12:19 AM EDT by Griffin Haas

Top 5 Plays of the Week - 07/15/19

Monday, July 15th 2019, 7:34 PM EDT by Griffin Haas

Sunday Sports Roundup

Sunday, July 14th 2019, 8:51 AM EDT by Ashley Cafaro

Corning-Painted Post Little League Primed for Sectionals

Saturday, July 13th 2019, 12:29 AM EDT by Ryan Campbell

Pioneers' Late Rally Falls Short to First-Place Red Wings

Friday, July 12th 2019, 12:02 AM EDT by Ryan Campbell

Elmira College Unveils New Soaring Eagle Logo

Thursday, July 11th 2019, 12:26 AM EDT by Ryan Campbell
Elmira Mayor Proclaims July 22nd Johnny Beecher Day

Elmira Mayor Proclaims July 22nd Johnny Beecher Day

Elmira Mayor Dan Mandell proclaimed July 22nd "Johnny Beecher Day" in the city of Elmira on Monday. The Elmira native was selected with the 30th overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft by the Boston Bruins. Beecher will begin his collegiate career next year at the University of Michigan. 

CPP Named Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence

CPP Named Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence

The Corning-Painted Post School District has been named a Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence Winner. To achieve the honor, 75% of the school's varsity teams must receive the Scholar-Athlete Team Award. Over the past Year, CPP had 24 of 29 teams meet the Scholar-Athlete Team criteria, which means 75% of the roster holds a GPA greater or equal to 90.  

CPP Named Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence

CPP Named Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence

CORNING, NY (WENY) - The Corning-Painted Post School District has been named a Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence Winner. To achieve the honor, 75% of the school's varsity teams must receive the Scholar-Athlete Team Award. Over the past Year, CPP had 24 of 29 teams meet the Scholar-Athlete Team criteria, which means 75% of the roster holds a GPA greater or equal to 90.   Corning Hawks Director of Athletics says, "Simply put, our teams understand what it means to be ...

Two Elmira Cal Ripken All-Stars Top Skills Competitions

Two Elmira Cal Ripken All-Stars Top Skills Competitions

Two members of the West Elmira Cal Ripken 9U All Star team won skill challenges to kick off the weekend as they began Mid-Atlantic Regional play. Jameson Rollins won the Home Run Derby, while Hunter Grant placed first in throwing accuracy. West Elmira fell to Lower Dauphin Select 9-6 on Monday. 

Sunday Sports Roundup

Sunday Sports Roundup

Tioga Downs Owner Jeff Gural Talks Sportsbook Impact

Tioga Downs Owner Jeff Gural Talks Sportsbook Impact

After the exciting grand opening of the FanDuel Sportsbook at Tioga Downs Casino and Resort on Friday, WENY Sports spoke with Tioga Downs Owner, Jeff Gural, and he is excited about the impact the Sportsbook could have on the community.

An Inside Look at Tioga Downs' New FanDuel Sportsbook

An Inside Look at Tioga Downs' New FanDuel Sportsbook

WENY's Griffin Haas brings you an inside look at the new FanDuel Sportsbook at Tioga Downs Casino and Resort, including the different bets you can make. 

Corning Little League Falls to Vestal

Corning Little League Falls to Vestal

The Corning Little League 10-12 All-Stars fell to Vestal 15-2 in Sectional play on Thursday. They'll play Baldwinsville in the losers bracket on Friday at 6:00 PM, with the winner set to face Vestal in the Section Championship. 

Corning Little League Playoff Game Postponed

Corning Little League Playoff Game Postponed

The Corning-Painted Post 10-12 Little League All-Stars were forced to wait one more day to continue their sectional run after their matchup with Vestal was postponed due to rain on Tuesday. The two teams will meet Wednesday at NBT Field in Cortland at 6:00 PM.

Racker Rivals Big Red Charity Hockey Game Has Big Turnout for Great Cause

Racker Rivals Big Red Charity Hockey Game Has Big Turnout for Great Cause

ITHACA, NY (WENY) - Saturday was a big day at Cornell University as the annual Racker Rivals Big Red charity hockey game took place at Lynah Rink.

Corning Little League Looks to Continue Sectional Success

Corning Little League Looks to Continue Sectional Success

The Corning Little League 10-12 year old All-Star team will look to continue their success on Tuesday, and advance in Sectional play. They will take on Vestal at 6:00 PM in Cortland. Corning topped Oneida 14-0 in their first Sectional matchup. 

Top 5 Plays of the Week - 07/15/19

Top 5 Plays of the Week - 07/15/19

Top 5 Plays of the Week - 07/15/19: #5 - Geneva Red Wings' Ronan Chisholm.#4 - Horseheads Little League's Brennan Kannedy homers.#3 - Corning Little League wins District Championship.#2 - Corning's Gavin Walker tallies 3 RBI in Sectional win.#1 - Horseheads Little League's Jeff Orbin makes over the shoulder grab. 

Sunday Sports Roundup

Sunday Sports Roundup

Corning-Painted Post Little League Primed for Sectionals

Corning-Painted Post Little League Primed for Sectionals

Corning-Painted Post Little League Primed for Sectionals

Corning-Painted Post Little League Primed for Sectionals

CORNING, NY (WENY) - The Corning Painted-Post Little League All-Stars will look to continue their special run as they will compete in the first round of the Section 1 East Tournament on Saturday against District 9 Champion, Oneida.  

Pioneers' Late Rally Falls Short to First-Place Red Wings

Pioneers' Late Rally Falls Short to First-Place Red Wings

The Elmira Pioneers rallied for 2 runs in the bottom of the 9th but it fell short of the first-place Geneva Red Wings on Thursday. Final score from Dunn Field, 8-6. Elmira drops their 4th straight after the loss.WENY's Ryan Campbell brings you the highlight from Thursday's game.

Elmira College Unveils New Soaring Eagle Logo

Elmira College Unveils New Soaring Eagle Logo

ELMIRA, NY (WENY) - Wednesday was a big day for Elmira College as they unveiled their brand new logo they will use as the new face of the college and its' athletics. 

Horseheads 9 Through 11 Year Old Little League Falls to North Syracuse in First Round of Sectionals

Horseheads 9 Through 11 Year Old Little League Falls to North Syracuse in First Round of Sectionals

The Horseheads 9 through 11 year old Little League All-Stars suffered their first loss in the first round of Sectionals on Wednesday to North Syracuse, 8-3.Brennan Kannedy hit a 2-run homer for Horseheads and Kegan Monahan chipped in an RBI double. Horseheads will look to avoid elimination on Thursday when they play at 4 PM in Waverly.WENY's Ryan Campbell brings you the highlight from Wednesday's game.

Elmira College Unveils New Soaring Eagle Logo

Elmira College Unveils New Soaring Eagle Logo

Corning-Painted Post Little League Claims District 6 Championship After Big 6th Inning

Corning-Painted Post Little League Claims District 6 Championship After Big 6th Inning

Corning-Painted Post Little League Claims District 6 Championship After Big 6th Inning

Corning-Painted Post Little League Claims District 6 Championship After Big 6th Inning

ELMIRA HEIGHTS, NY (WENY) - The Corning Painted Post 10-12 year old little league climbed back in the final inning to claim the District 6 Championship over Horseheads on Tuesday, 5-2. 

Team Mazda Wins Sahlen's 6 Hours of the Glen

Team Mazda Wins Sahlen's 6 Hours of the Glen

WATKINS GLEN, NY (WENY) - Mazda Team Joest's 55 car won the Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen on Sunday.  Director of Motorsports John Doonan says, "I honestly, I feel like this is a little bit of a dream. I look down at all of the amazing journalists and media that help tell our story and I feel someones going to wake me up in a second." But it was no dream for Mazda Team Joest. The 55 car driven by Jonathan Bomarito, Olivier Pla and Harry Tincknell came away ...

After Crash at Le Mans, Corvette Racing Ready to Take on Sahlen's 6 Hours of the Glen

After Crash at Le Mans, Corvette Racing Ready to Take on Sahlen's 6 Hours of the Glen

WATKINS GLEN, NY (WENY) - Getting a car ready for the Sahlen's 6 Hours of the Glen is plenty of work for every team. But Corvette Racing had to go above and beyond to get ready for Sunday's action.  In their last race at Le Mans on June 16th, their 4 car was bumped and crashed into the wall. Driver Oliver Gavin, who was set to enter the car next, says "You know it's that really very early part of the race where you're really just going through the motions, keeping...

Sahlen's 6 Hours of the Glen to Return This Weekend

Sahlen's 6 Hours of the Glen to Return This Weekend

WATKINS GLEN, NY (WENY) - IMSA racing will return to Watkins Glen International for the Sahlen's 6 Hours of the Glen weekend, beginning on Thursday, June 26th. The Sahlen's 6 Hour of the Glen, the main event of the weekend, will get underway on Sunday at 9:45 AM for the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Races in the GT3 Cup and Trofeo Series get underway on Friday. Practices start Thursday at 9:15 AM, with gates opening at 7:00 AM.  The full schedule for the weekend can be fo...

Edison's Bella Willsey, Liz Warren Win Player, Coach of the Year

Edison's Bella Willsey, Liz Warren Win Player, Coach of the Year

ELMIRA HEIGHTS, NY (WENY) - The honors continue to roll in for the Class C New York State champions, the Edison Softball team.  The Spartans' ace pitcher, Bella Willsey, was named the Class C Player of the Year by The New York State Sportswriters and Coaches Organization for Girls Sports. Head Coach Liz Warren was named Class C Coach of the Year. Edison topped Warsaw 10-0 to win the State Championship.  Willsey pitched all 48 innings of the Spartans' playoff...

State Champion Corning Softball Team Honored by Mayor Boland

State Champion Corning Softball Team Honored by Mayor Boland

CORNING, NY (WENY) - The celebration continues for the Class AA New York State Softball champions, the Corning Hawks. On Monday, Corning Mayor Bill Boland honored the team at Corning-Painted Post High School.  The Hawks took down Cicero-North Syracuse 4-3 in an 11 inning marathon on June 15th to win the State Title, the first in program history. Boland says, "Well, it's the first in the school's history and it's quite obvious by the way the team has play...

David Ortiz remains in hospital, out of intensive care

David Ortiz remains in hospital, out of intensive care

The former Red Sox standout was shot by a gunman in the lower back on June 9, while he was sitting at a crowded bar patio in Santo Domingo.

Cornell's Matt Morgan to Join Toronto Raptors for Summer League Play

Cornell's Matt Morgan to Join Toronto Raptors for Summer League Play

ITHACA, NY (WENY) - After going undrafted in the 2019 NBA Draft, Cornell's Matt Morgan will join the NBA Champions this summer.  Morgan announced on his Twitter account that he has signed an NBA Summer League contract with the Toronto Raptors.  Thank you Toronto for the opportunity!! #WeTheNorth #SummerLeague ?????? pic.twitter.com/c2y6SQ4MGr — M A T T M O R G A N (@TheRealMM10) June 21, 2019 Morgan is Cornell's all-time leading scorer, having poured in 2,3...

Knicks Select RJ Barrett in First Round of NBA Draft

Knicks Select RJ Barrett in First Round of NBA Draft

The New York Knicks selected Duke Forward RJ Barrett with the third overall pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday.

Final Preview - Corning and Edison Softball Ready for Big Day

Final Preview - Corning and Edison Softball Ready for Big Day

Corning and Edison Softball will hope to battle for a State Championship in their respective classes on Saturday.