ATHENS' FIELD, HANSON EARN TOP LEAGUE HONORS; THREE LADY WILDCATS NAMED TO ALL-STAR TEAMS

ATHENS' FIELD, HANSON EARN TOP LEAGUE HONORS; THREE LADY WILDCATS NAMED TO ALL-STAR TEAMS

November 16, 2020 • Tim Birney

Athens senior Taylor Field and head coach Heather Hanson received top postseason honors, and three Lady Wildcats — seniors Leah Liechty, Kayleigh Miller, and Kylie Jayne — earned all-star accolades recently in voting by the NTL volleyball coaches.

ATHENS' ROE TO PLAY AT D-I WAGNER COLLEGE

ATHENS' ROE TO PLAY AT D-I WAGNER COLLEGE

November 12, 2020 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — Athens senior Emma Roe will make a big jump next fall, from the NTL soccer fields in Bradford County to the Division 1 soccer pitch at Wagner College on Staten Island.

ATHENS WELL-REPRESENTED ON NTL ALL-STAR TEAM

ATHENS WELL-REPRESENTED ON NTL ALL-STAR TEAM

November 10, 2020 • Tim Birney

Athens had nine players recognized by NTL coaches as league all-stars, including two first-team selections, and four second-team honorees.

ATHENS' ROE NAMED 'PLAYER OF YEAR' — THREE LADY WILDCATS NAMED TO FIRST TEAM

ATHENS' ROE NAMED 'PLAYER OF YEAR' — THREE LADY WILDCATS NAMED TO FIRST TEAM

November 10, 2020 • Tim Birney

Athens senior Emma Roe was named the NTL girls soccer “Player of the Year,” two of her teammates were named to the first team, and one to the second team in recent voting by the league’s coaches.

ATHENS HONORS MILLER, FIELD FOR CAREER MILESTONES

ATHENS HONORS MILLER, FIELD FOR CAREER MILESTONES

November 9, 2020 • Tim Birney

ATHENS — The Athens volleyball program honored a pair of seniors — Kayleigh Miller and Taylor Field — here Monday afternoon for their milestone achievements late this season.

 
 
ATHENS' BID FOR DISTRICT TITLE FALLS SHORT AT UNBEATEN BERWICK

ATHENS' BID FOR DISTRICT TITLE FALLS SHORT AT UNBEATEN BERWICK

November 5, 2020 Tim Birney

BERWICK — Berwick’s 6-1 sophomore middle hitter Cece Isenberg neutralized Athens’ biggest strength, and 5-10 sophomore Sarah Steeber was nearly unstoppable on the outside as the top-seeded and unbeaten Lady Bulldogs ended the Lady Wildcats season here Thursday night in the championship match of the District 2-4 Sub-Regional volleyball playoffs.

ATHENS SWEEPS TUNKHANNOCK; ADVANCES TO SUB-REGIONAL FINALS

ATHENS SWEEPS TUNKHANNOCK; ADVANCES TO SUB-REGIONAL FINALS

November 2, 2020 Tim Birney

TUNKHANNOCK — Seventh-seed Athens was dominant at the net, and nearly flawless at the service line in a sweep of sixth-seed Tunkhannock here Monday evening in the semifinals of the District 2-4 Sub-Regional volleyball playoffs.

ATHENS DROPS 3-2 DECISION TO MIFFLINBURG IN DISTRICT 4 SEMIFINALS

ATHENS DROPS 3-2 DECISION TO MIFFLINBURG IN DISTRICT 4 SEMIFINALS

October 31, 2020 Tim Birney

ATHENS — To paraphrase a famous American sports entertainer, “to be the champion, you have to beat the champion.”

ATHENS BLANKED BY DANVILLE IN DISTRICT 4 SEMIFINALS

ATHENS BLANKED BY DANVILLE IN DISTRICT 4 SEMIFINALS

October 31, 2020 Tim Birney

DANVILLE — K.J. Riley threw a 61-yard TD pass on the first play from scrimmage, and added four more first-half TD throws to lead Danville to a 37-0 lead at the intermission en route to a 43-0 win over Athens here Saturday afternoon in the semifinals of the District 4, Class AAA playoffs.

ATHENS BOYS FALL TO JERSEY SHORE, 1-0, IN CLASS AAA SEMIFINALS

ATHENS BOYS FALL TO JERSEY SHORE, 1-0, IN CLASS AAA SEMIFINALS

October 31, 2020 Tim Taylor

ATHENS — Jersey Shore erased the bitter taste of three consecutive PIAA District 4 semifinal losses to Athens here Saturday afternoon, downing the Wildcats, 1-0, in a Class AAA semi-final match-up.

ATHENS UPENDS SECOND-SEED GREATER NANTICOKE IN EPIC FIVE-SET THRILLER IN SUB-REGIONAL PLAYOFFS

ATHENS UPENDS SECOND-SEED GREATER NANTICOKE IN EPIC FIVE-SET THRILLER IN SUB-REGIONAL PLAYOFFS

October 30, 2020 Tim Birney

NANTICOKE, Pa. — Seventh-seeded Athens won the first two sets, but needed to rally in the fifth set to pull out a thrilling 3-2 win over second-seeded Greater Nanticoke in the quarterfinals of the District 2-4 Sub-Regional volleyball playoffs.

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